Galápagos — South Islands aboard the Xavier III

From$2337USD
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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)
Was $2749  — Savings of 15% on Oct. 21, 2014
7 days,Quito to Quito
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4 nights cruising through the Galapagos National Park aboard Xavier III, encountering bright pink flamingos feeding in hidden lagoons, snorkelling along colourful reefs searching for sea turtles and playing with sea lions, finding marine iguanas sunning themselves on the rocks and playing in the surf

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  • From$2337USDLower Deck Twin
  • From$2949USDUpper Deck Twin
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Encounter the island chain that has enchanted explorers since Darwin first weighed anchor off its shores. Spend four nights 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 adventures. 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

  • 4 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, 4 Lunches, 4 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 III in twin-share cabins (4 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 Baltra / Santa Cruz (B,L,D)

Fly to Baltra. Meet the guide and transfer across Santa Cruz Island to Puerto Ayora to board the boat.

Day 3 Rábida / Bachas Beach (B,L,D)

Land at Rábida Island for a visit to a saltwater lagoon and sea lion colony. Afternoon excursion to Bachas Beach for walks to observe the bird and wildlife as well as free time for swimming and snorkelling.

Day 4 Floreana (B,L,D)

Land at Punta Cormorant, on Floreana Island. Guided walks to observe the bird and wildlife and learn about the natural history. Visit Post Office Bay in the afternoon. Snorkeling excursion to follow

Day 5 Española (B,L,D)

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

Day 6 San Cristóbal / Quito (B)

Visit the Interpretation Center on San Cristóbal Island before flying back to Quito.

Day 7 Quito (B)

Depart at any time.

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