Galápagos — Central & East Islands aboard the Monserrat

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+100.00 USD (Galapagos Park Fee)+10.00 USD (Transit Control Card)
6 days,Quito to Quito
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Three nights cruising the Galápagos National Park aboard the Monserrat , discover spectacular marine life in protected bays and go snorkeling with sea lions, find land iguanas feeding in the cactus forests on South Plaza Island, come face-to-face with 100-year-old giant tortoises

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  • From$2209USDUpper Deck Twin
  • From$2499USDLower Deck Double
  • From$2599USDUpper Deck Double
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Curious to explore the Galápagos but don't have a whole lot of time? Step aboard the roomy Monserrat and join us on this cruising adventure through the archipelago's central and eastern islands. Snorkel with sea lions, discover the unusual endemic marine life in secluded bays, check out the curious marine iguanas (the only kind in the world that swim for their food), and stroll through the cactus forests of South Plaza Island. With a pair of naturalist guides on hand to answer your questions, you'll return home more educated and invigorated than you'd ever get from a nature documentary.

What's Included

  • 3 nts in the Galápagos Islands aboard the Monserrat. Arrival transfer on Day 1. Flights to and from the Galápagos Islands. 2 Certified Galápagos National Park Service guide. All landings, excursions, and transportation. Snorkelling equipment. Visit to a wildlife interpretation centre.
  • 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners. (Allow USD50-65 for meals not included. Drinks and tips while on the yacht are extra. You must pay a USD10 Transit Control Card fee at the Quito airport and a USD100 (cash) Galápagos park entry fee immediately upon arrival to the Islands (subject to increase).)
  • Hotel (2 nts), aboard the Monserrat in twin-share or double cabins (3 nts).
  • Local flight, Monserrat motorized yacht, van, Zodiac.
  • 2 Galápagos National Park Service guide while in the islands. Local G Adventures representative in Quito.
  • Small group experience; Max 20, avg 14.

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Itinerary Notes

We have selected some departures for this itinerary as 'Family-friendly'. This means that among your group of travellers, there may be children on board the yacht. The itinerary and experience that you receive on board will remain the same. Everyone will be expecting the same excellent experience throughout. The departures on this itinerary are:

December 17th

Day 1 Quito

Arrive at any time (arrival transfer included).

Day 2 Baltra Island & Santa Cruz Island

Early flight to Baltra. Meet your guide and transfer to the Monserrat.

Day 3 South Plaza Island & Santa Fe Island

Land at South Plaza in the morning for wildlife spotting opportunities and a walk through the cactus forest. In the afternoon, take a guided walk on Santa Fe to observe the wildlife and plentiful marine iguanas.

Day 4 Punta Pitt & Isla Lobos

Morning landing at Punta Pitt on San Cristóbal Island to observe the marine iguanas and seabirds along the beach. Continue to Isla Lobos in the afternoon where you will be welcomed by frolicking sea lions.

Day 5 San Cristóbal & Quito

Explore the Capital of the Galápagos, the port town of Puerto Baquerizo. Visit the San Cristóbal Interpretation Center and take a walk through Cerro Tijeretas looking for wildlife. Take a flight back to Quito.

Day 6 Quito

Depart at any time.

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