Galapagos - Central Islands aboard Xavier

From$2349USD
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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)
6 days,Quito to Quito
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3 nights cruising through the Galapagos National Park onboard Xavier, snorkling over breath taking under water formations searching for sea turtles and rays, hiking through the lava fields of Bartolome to get an amazing view, learning more about the ecology of the Galapagos with a visit to the Charles Darwin Research Station

Room Prices

  • From$2349USDLower Deck Twin
  • From$2499USDUpper Deck Twin
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Encounter the island chain that has enchanted explorers since Darwin first weighed anchor off its shores. Spend three days 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 adventure under a canopy of stars. 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

  • 3 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, 3 Lunches, 3 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), aboard Xavier in twin-share cabins (3 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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Places Visited

Xavier Iii

Get an up-close look at your Galápagos ship, the comfy 16-passenger Xavier III.

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Day 1 Quito

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Day 2 San Cristóbal (B,L,D)

Fly to San Cristóbal. Meet the guide and transfer to the boat. Visit Isla Lobos in the afternoon.

Day 3 North Seymour / Mosquera (B,L,D)

Visit North Seymour and Mosquera Islands. Guided walks to observe birds and wildlife like vast sea lion colonies.

Day 4 Isla Santiago / Bartolomé (B,L,D)

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.

Day 5 Santa Cruz / Quito (B)

Disembark in Puerto Ayora and visit the Charles Darwin Research Station to see the giant Galapagos tortoises. Fly back to Quito.

Day 6 Quito (B)

Depart at any time.

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