Galápagos — North & Central Islands aboard the San Jose

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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

Three nights cruising the Galápagos National Park aboard the San Jose, encounter land iguanas feeding in the cactus forest on South Plaza Island, search for rays and sea turtles while snorkelling in the bay of an imploded volcano, explore massive colonies of boobies and frigate birds on Genovesa – the most removed of the Galápagos' islands

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Room Prices

  • From$2599USDUpper Deck Twin
  • From$2599USDMain Deck Twin

Encounter the island chain that has enchanted explorers since Darwin first weighed anchor off its shores. Spend four days exploring the incredible wildlife of the Galápagos archipelago in the company of an expert naturalist guide. In the evenings, return to the well equipped San Jose to reflect on the days adventure under a canopy of stars. Retire to air-conditioned cabins with lower berths and private bathrooms. As one of the regions largest operators, we understand the importance of controlling the onboard experience. That's why you wont be sold onto someone else's ship.

What's Included

  • 3 nts in the Galápagos Islands aboard the San Jose. 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. Visit to a wildlife interpretation centre.
  • 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners. (Allow USD50-65 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), aboard the San Jose in twin-share cabins (3 nts).
  • Local flight, San Jose motorized yacht, van, Zodiac, private bus.
  • Galápagos National Park Service guide while in the islands. Local G Adventures representative in Quito.
  • Small group experience; Max 16, avg 12.
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Places Visited

San Jose

Get an up-close look at your Galápagos ship, the comfortable 16-passenger San Jose.

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Day 1 Quito

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Baltra Island & Mosquera Island (B,L,D)

Fly to Baltra. Meet your guide and transfer to the ship. Excursion to Mosquera in the afternoon to walk along the beach and observe the vast sea lion colonies.

Day 3 Genovesa Island (B,L,D)

Land at Genovesa, an old imploded volcano. Visit the sites of Darwin Bay and El Barranco to observe the massive colonies of frigatebirds, boobies, and other seabirds, as well as striking volcanic cliffs rising from the ocean.

Day 4 South Plaza Island & Santa Fe Island (B,L,D)

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

Day 5 San Cristóbal Island & Quito (B)

Enjoy a morning snorkelling excursion before flying back to Quito.

Day 6 Quito (B)

Depart at any time.

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