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 Islands aboard the Queen

+ 120.00 USD (what's this?)

Please note, these local payments are not included in the price of this tour.

+20.00 USD (Transit Control Card)+100.00 USD (Galapagos Park Fee)
7 days,Quito to Quito

1 night on San Cristóbal Island, 3 nights cruising and exploring the Galápagos National Park aboard the Queen of Galápagos, visit the giant tortoises, snorkel at the famous Kicker Rock, search for land iguanas on South Plaza Island, gain a deeper understanding of the unique ecosystem of the Galápagos.

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Room Prices

  • From$3799USDSuite Double
  • From$3299USDUpper Deck Twin
  • From$3299USDUpper Deck Double
  • From$3299USDMain Deck Twin

Encounter the island chain that has enchanted explorers since Darwin first weighed anchor off its shores. Spend five days exploring the incredible wildlife of the Galápagos archipelago in the company of an expert naturalist guide. Start on land with a night in San Cristobal, to visit Laguna El Junco and Galapguera de Cerro Colordao to see the giant tortoises and the Interpretation Centre. Three of the evenings, return to the comfortable Queen of Galápagos to reflect on the day’s adventure under a canopy of stars. Retire to air-conditioned cabins with exclusive lower berths and private bathrooms.

What's Included

  • 2 nts hotel in Quito, 1 nt hotel in San Cristobal
  • 3 nts in the Galápagos Islands aboard the Queen of Galápagos
  • Arrival transfer on Day 1
  • Flights to and from the Galápagos Islands
  • All meals aboard the Queen of Galápagos and breakfast daily
  • 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 USD100-150 for meals not included. Drinks and tips while on the yacht are extra. Not included is USD20 Tourist Transit card fee at the Quito airport and a USD100 (cash) Galapagos park entry fee upon arrival to the Islands.)
  • Local flight, Queen of Galápagos motorized catamaran, van, Zodiac, private bus.
  • Galápagos National Park Service guide while in the islands. Local G Adventures representative in Quito and CEO in San Cristobal
  • Small group experience; Max 16, avg 12.
  • Deluxe hotel (2 nts) in Quito, Deluxe hotel in San Cristobal (1 nt), aboard the Queen of Galápagos motorized catamaran in twin-share or double cabins or suite (3 nts).
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Places Visited

Queen Of Galápagos

Get an up-close look at your Galápagos ship, the stylish 16-passenger Queen of the Galápagos.

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Day 1Quito

Arrive at any time (arrival transfer included).

Day 2Quito/Puerto Baquerizo Moreno(1B)

Early morning, fly to San Cristóbal. Meet the CEO and transfer to the hotel for a first night's stay in the Galápagos Islands. Following lunch, begin the exploration of San Cristóbal visiting Laguna El Junco, the only freshwater lake in the islands. Also visit Galapaguera de Cerro Colordao to see the giant tortoises followed by a visit to the Interpretation Centre.

Day 3Puerto Baquerizo Moreno/Isla Lobos(1B, 1L, 1D)

Enjoy a morning snorkel excursion at Kicker Rock and visit to a nearby beach. In the afternoon, transfer to the boat. Afternoon visit to Isla Lobos to visit a sea lion colony.

Day 4South Plaza/North Seymour(1B, 1L, 1D)

Morning landing at South Plaza home to the largest population of land iguanas and a walk through the cactus forest. In the afternoon, visit North Seymour for guided walks to observe birds and wildlife, including vast sea lion colonies.

Day 5Chinese Hat/Bachas Beach(1B, 1L, 1D)

Visit to Chinese Hat for snorkelling opportunities and to observe the birds and sea lions before taking an excursion to the beach on Las Bachas. In the afternoon, relax on the beach or swim in the crystal waters.

Day 6Puerto Ayora/Quito(1B, 1L, 1D)

Visit the Charles Darwin Foundation to see the giant Galápagos tortoises before the flight back to Quito.

Day 7Quito(1B)

Depart at any time.

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