Galápagos Land & Sea — North & Central aboard Estrella

7 days,Quito to Quito

1 night in Pueto Ayora, enjoying an afternoon hike to Tortuga bay along with a kayak. 3 nights cruising the Galápagos National Park aboard the Estrella Del Mar. Snorkel in the caldera of a collapsed volcano and search for marine life on Genovesa, hike over the dramatic volcanitc rock formations on Bartolomé, search for land iguanas on Santa Fe

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Room Prices

  • From$2499USDLower Deck Twin
  • From$2699USDUpper Deck Twin

Climb aboard the comfortable Estrella Del Mar and explore the northern and central islands of the Galápagos archipelago. Enjoy included snorkelling gear and the presence of an expert naturalist guide, there to make sense of this unique region. After a full day of swimming with unique sea life and walking among wildlife that has no fear of humans, enjoy deck-side drinks before retiring to your air-conditioned cabin. Ocean views come standard. As always with G Adventures, our vessels are exclusive, so you know you're exploring in good company.

What's Included

  • 2 nts hotel in Quito, 1 nt hotel in Puerto Ayora, 3 nts in the Galápagos Islands aboard the Estrella Del Mar. Arrival transfer on Day 1. Flights to and from the Galápagos Islands. Certified Galápagos National Park Service guide. All landings, excursions, and transportation. Snorkelling equipment
  • 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 Estrella Del Mar in twin-share cabins (3 nts).
  • Local flight, Estrella Del Mar motorized yacht, van, Zodiac, private bus.
  • Galápagos National Park Service guide while in the islands. Local G Adventures representative in Quito and G Adventures CEO in Puerto Ayora
  • Small group experience; Max 16, avg 12.
Day 1 Quito

Arrive at any time.

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 beautiful beach in Tortuga bay along with an included kayaking excursion.

Day 3 Puerto Ayora & Bartolome (1B,1L,1D)

Morning: Enjoy a quick visit to the Charles Darwin Station and see in the giant tortoises and lava tunnels in the highlands on our transfer to Balata to meet the Estrella Del Mar
Afternoon: Embark the ship and sail to Bartolome enjoy snorkelling and a scenic hike to one of the most famous view point in the Galapagos

Day 4 Genovesa (1B,1L,1D)

Morning: Take a morning walk up the caldera to see red footed boobies and other bird life before searching for marine life in the protected Bahia Darwin
Afternoon: Enjoy an afternoon hike to the Prince Philip steps to get an amazing view of the island

Day 5 Santa Cruz & Santa Fe (1B,1L,1D)

Morning: Enjoy a morning walk along the beach looking our for flamingos before taking to the water to search for sea turtles
Afternoon: Explore Santa Fe keeping a close eye out for land iguanas in the unique cactus forest

Day 6 Santa Cruz & Baltra Island (1B)

After an early breakfast we stop in at the Charles Darwin Centre before our transfer to the airport before our flight back to Quito

Day 7 Quito (1B)

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