Galápagos — Central Islands aboard the Xavier III

From$2199USD
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Please note, these local payments are not included in the price of this tour.

+100.00 USD (Galapagos Park Fee)+10.00 USD (Transit Control Card)
Was $2749  — Savings of 20% on select departures.
7 days,Quito to Quito
SEV07MB

4 nights cruising through the Galapagos National Park aboard Xavier III, snorkelling with sea lions and discovering spectacular marine life in protected bays, finding land iguanas feeding in the cactus forests on South Plaza Island, watching bright pink flamingos and other sea birds feeding in secluded lagoons.

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  • From$2199USDLower Deck Twin
  • From$2359USDUpper Deck Twin
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Encounter the island chain that has enchanted explorers since Darwin first weighed anchor off its shores. Spend four nights exploring the incredible wildlife of the Galapagos archipelago in the company of an expert Naturalist Guide. In the evenings, return to the Xavier to reflect on the day’s adventures. Retire to air-conditioned cabins with exclusive lower berths and private bathrooms. As one of the region’s largest operators, we understand the importance of controlling the onboard experience—that’s why you won’t be sold onto someone else's ship.

What's Included

  • 4 nights cruising in the Galapagos Islands, Certified Galapagos Park Guide, all landings, excursions and transportation, flights to and from the Galapagos Islands, snorkelling equipment, visit to a wildlife interpretation centre, arrival transfer on Day 1.
  • 5 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 4 Dinners. (Allow USD50-65 for meals not included. Drinks and tips while on the yacht are extra. Not including is USD10 Tourist Transit card fee at the Quito airport and a USD100 (cash) Galapagos park entry fee upon arrival to the Islands.)
  • Hotels (2 nts), on board Xavier III in twin-share cabins (4 nts)
  • Local flight, motorized yacht, van, zodiacs, private bus.
  • Galapagos National Parks Guide while in the islands. Local G Adventures representative in Quito.
  • Small group experience; Max 16, Avg 12

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Day 1 Quito

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Day 2 Baltra / Santa Cruz (B,L,D)

Fly to Baltra. Meet the guide and transfer across Santa Cruz Island to Puerto Ayora making a stop at a tortoise ranch in the highlands.

Day 3 Chinese Hat / Black Turtle Cove (B,L,D)

Visit to Chinese Hat for snorkelling opportunities and to observe the birds and sea lions before taking an excursion to Black Turtle Cove to see the marine life.

Day 4 Cerro Dragón / Daphne (B,L,D)

Visit Cerro Dragón on the west coast of Santa Cruz Island, to see land iguanas and a salt water lagoon frequented by flamingoes and other species of birds. Continue to Daphne Island in the afternoon to spot birds and wildlife.

Day 5 South Plaza / Santa Fé (B,L,D)

Land at South Plaza in the morning for wildlife spotting opportunities. Afternoon visit to Santa Fé Island for guided walks to observe the wildlife and plentiful marine iguanas. Opportunities for swimming and snorkelling with the sea lions.

Day 6 San Cristóbal / Quito (B)

Visit the Interpretation Center on San Cristóbal Island before flying back to Quito.

Day 7 Quito (B)

Depart at any time.

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