Galápagos — South & East Islands aboard the Monserrat

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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)
7 days,Quito to Quito
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Four nights cruising the Galápagos National Park aboard the Monserrat, gain a deeper understanding of the ecology of the Galápagos at the Charles Darwin Foundation, choose to hike along or simply relax on the white-sand beaches of Española Island, come face-to-face with 100-year-old giant tortoises.

Room Prices

  • From$2949USDLower Deck Twin
  • From$3049USDUpper Deck Twin
  • From$2949USDLower Deck Double
  • From$3199USDUpper Deck Double
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Have you always dreamed about exploring the Galápagos, but never found the time? Make some. Let the Monserrat show you how comfortable a whirlwind trip through the exotic landscapes of the islands can be. On this adventure, you’ll experience the beautiful white-sand beaches of Española, encounter giant sea turtles and other wildlife, and gain a fuller understanding of it all at the Charles Darwin Foundation. Get a fresh perspective by getting out on the water!

What's Included

  • 4 nts in the Galápagos Islands aboard the Monserrat. Arrival transfer on Day 1. Flights to and from the Galápagos Islands. Certified Galápagos National Park Service guides. All landings, excursions, and transportation. Snorkelling equipment. Visit to a wildlife interpretation centre.
  • 6 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 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 Monserrat in twin-share or double cabins (4 nts).
  • Local flight, Monserrat motorized yacht, van, Zodiac, private bus.
  • 2 Galápagos National Park Service guide while in the islands. Local G Adventures representative in Quito.
  • Small group experience; Max 20, avg 14.

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Get an up-close look at your Galápagos ship, the roomy 20-passenger Monserrat.

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Itinerary Notes

We have selected some departures for this itinerary as 'Family-friendly'. This means that among your group of travellers, there may be children on board the yacht. The itinerary and experience that you receive on board will remain the same. Everyone will be expecting the same excellent experience throughout. The departures on this itinerary are:

July 19th, August 16th and December 20th

Day 1 Quito

Arrive at any time (arrival transfer included).

Day 2 San Cristóbal Island (1B,1L,1D)

Early flight to San Cristóbal. Meet your guide and transfer to the ship. Visit to a tortoise breeding centre.

Day 3 Cerro Brujo & Kicker Rock (1B,1L,1D)

Morning landing at Cerro Brujo on San Cristóbal to observe the sea lions, marine iguanas, and seabirds along the beach. Continue to the dramatic Kicker Rock in the afternoon to witness the steep vertical stone walls rising from the ocean.

Day 4 Española Island (1B,1L,1D)

Visit to Punta Suárez and Gardner Bay on Española. Guided walks to observe wildlife and free time for swimming or snorkelling.

Day 5 Floreana Island (1B,1L,1D)

Land at Punta Cormorant on Floreana. Guided walks to observe the bird and wildlife and learn about the natural history. Visit Post Office Bay in the afternoon. Snorkelling excursion at the Champion Islet.

Day 6 Santa Cruz Island & Quito (1B)

Visit the Charles Darwin Foundation to see the giant Galápagos tortoises.

Day 7 Quito (1B)

Depart any time.

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