Galápagos — South & Central Islands aboard the Estrella

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+20.00 USD (Transit Control Card)+100.00 USD (Galapagos Park Fee)
7 days,Quito to Quito
SEV07LB

4 nights cruising the Galápagos National Park aboard the Estrella del Mar, explore the marine wonderland of Kicker Rock – one of the Galápagos' most famous sites, search for pink flamingos at Punta Cormorant, learn about about the biological history of the islands from your naturalist guide

What's Included

  • 4 nts in the Galápagos Islands aboard the Estrella del Mar
  • 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
  • 6 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners. (Allow USD75-100 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, Estrella del Mar 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.
  • Hotels (2 nts), aboard the Estrella del Mar in twin-share cabins (4 nts).
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Places Visited

Itinerary

Day 1Quito

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Quito/Puerto Baquerizo Moreno(1B, 1L, 1D)

Fly to San Cristóbal Island. Meet the guide and transfer to the boat. Visit Isla Lobos in the afternoon.

Day 3Punta Pitt/Cerro Brujo(1B, 1L, 1D)

Enjoy a morning visit to Punta Pitt, the only site in the Galápagos where it is possible to see the three species of boobies as well as frigatebirds, all nesting in the same area. Walk up to the colonies along the lava flows of this volcanic island. In the afternoon, visit the beautiful white powdery sand beaches of Cerro Brujo and snorkel with the marine life at the famous Leon Dormido, otherwise known as Kicker Rock, off San Cristóbal.

Day 4Bahía Gardner/Punta Suárez(1B, 1L, 1D)

Arrive in the southern islands to spend the morning on the beach. Play the with sea lions and enjoy some of the best snorkelling in Bahia Gardner. Later, head to Punta Suárez on the extreme western side of Española and go for an amazing coastal walk with opportunities to see the Galápagos albatross, which generally nests between April and November.

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

Spend the morning visiting the smallest community in the Galápagos at Asilo de la Paz on Floreana island and send a postcard from famous Post Office Bay. Enjoy an afternoon snorkelling excursion at the Corona del Diablo and landing at Punta Cormorant. Take guided walks to observe the birds and wildlife and learn about the natural history.

Day 6North Seymour/Quito(1B, 1L, 1D)

Early breakfast and landing at North Seymour in the morning to observe the birdlife, including frigatebirds and blue-footed boobies. Disembark at Baltra and fly back to Quito.

Day 7Quito(1B)

Depart at any time.

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