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Exciting news for 2015. All of our 6 day itineraries have now been extended to 7 days and include a night onshore in the Galapagos and activities to give you more time in natures wonderland.

Galápagos Land & Sea— Central & East Islands aboard the Monserrat

From$2799USD
+ 110.00 USD (what's this?)

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)
7 days,Quito to Quito
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1 night in Pueto Ayora, hike the beautiful beach of Tortuga bay with an included kayak trip. 3 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

Room Prices

  • From$2799USDLower Deck Twin
  • From$2999USDUpper Deck Twin
  • From$2799USDLower Deck Double
  • From$2999USDUpper 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 – including with an extra day on the island and a stay in a deluxe hotel so you can get the most out of your trip. 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

  • 2 nts hotel in Quito, 1 nt hotel in Puerto Ayora, 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.
  • 6 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners. (Allow USD100-150 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), hotel in Puerto Ayora (1 nt) aboard the Monserrat in twin-share cabins (3 nts).
  • Local flight, Monserrat motorized yacht, van, Zodiac.
  • Small group experience; Max 20, avg 14.

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Day 1 Quito

Arrive at any time (arrival transfer included).

Day 2 Baltra Island / Puerto Ayora (1B)

Fly to Baltra. Meet your CEO and transfer to Puerto Ayora. Check into your hotel followed by lunch. Enjoy an afternoon hike to Tortuga bay along with a kayak.

Day 3 Baltra Island & Santa Cruz Island (1B,1L,1D)

Morning visit to the Charles Darwin Station, along with a visit to see the giant tortoises and lava tunnels in the highlands. In the afternoon, you will transfer to the boat.

Meet with the guide and transfer to the Monserrat. Travel to South Plaza 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 South Plaza Island & Santa Fe Island (1B,1L,1D)

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 5 Punta Pitt & Isla Lobos (1B,1L,1D)

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.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 San Cristóbal & Quito (1B)

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.Depart at any time.

Day 7 Quito (1B)

Depart at any time.

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