7 nights cruising through the Galapagos National Park aboard Xavier III, snorkelling with sea lions and discovering amazing marine life, coming face to face with 200 year old giant tortoises, hiking along dramatic lava flows and exploring colonies of sea birds and sea lions, finding marine iguanas relaxing in the sunshine
Please note, these local payments are not included in the price of this tour.+10.00 USD (Transit Control Card)+100.00 USD (Galapagos Park Fee)
Encounter the island chain that has enchanted explorers since Darwin first weighed anchor off its shores. Spend seven nights exploring the incredible wildlife of the Galapagos archipelago in the company of an expert Naturalist Guide. In the evenings, return to the Xavier III 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'll never end up on another operator's ship.
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Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Visit the Interpretation Center on San Cristóbal Island and enjoy free time to explore the port town of Baquerizo Moreno. Afternoon excursion to Isla Lobos.
Visit North Seymour and Mosquera Islands. Guided walks to observe birds and wildlife like vast sea lion colonies.
Visit Sullivan Bay on Santiago Island to witness the giant lava formations in contrast of the white coral sand beach. Continue to Bartolomé Island for a guided tour to see the dramatic volcanic features before hiking to a panoramic viewpoint.
Disembark at Puerto Ayora and visit the Charles Darwin Research Station before we transfer across the island to Baltra. Fly back to Quito.
Depart at any time.
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