Tour the highlights of the northeast islands of the Galapagos on this 4-day adventure. Enjoy the picturesque landscapes while making your way across unique volcanic landscapes. Be entertained by the antics of friendly sea lions, get up close and personal with the incredible giant tortoises, and participate in an endless list of activities to make this the most memorable trip ever.
Day 1 : Baltra | Santa Cruz Island | Embark Day 2 : Mosquera Islet | North Seymour Island Day 3 : Santa Fe Island | South Plaza Day 4 : Interpretation Center & Tijeretas | San Cristobal | Disembark
Meet giant tortoises and their "galapaguitos" in the Charles Darwin Station
Visit a sea lion colony and observe herons in Mosquera Islet
Walk through an endemic cactus forest and search for land iguanas
Arrive to the Galapagos and transfer to your ship, the Corals. In the afternoon cruise to Santa Cruz Island and visit the station where the Galapagos giant tortoise breeding program takes place as part of efforts to preserve the fragile Galapagos environment and where the famous Lonesome George (the last surviving specimen of his species) lived for decades. Admire a prickly-pear cactus forest and a variety of Darwin finches and other land birds. If there is enough time visit the town and shop for souvenirs.
Land in Mosquera Islet, located between North Seymour and Baltra Island. This flat, sandy island has a large colony of sea lions. It is also an excellent site to observe shorebirds such as herons and lava gulls. There is no trail on Mosquera Island, so any visitor can enjoy the open area. Most of the islet is covered with sand and barren lava rock. Very little Sesuvium portulacastrum grows on the sand.
Visit North Seymour, an island formed by a series of underwater volcanic lava which was deposited in layers on the ocean floor. Take an approximately two-hour walk amidst large nesting colonies of blue-footed boobies, magnificent and great frigate birds, and swallow-tailed gulls for an in-depth encounter with sea bird breeding cycles. Encounter sea lions, land Iguanas, and on a lucky day, you might even come across a Galapagos snake.
Enjoy Santa Fe´s white sand beach and find yourself surrounded by a sea lion colony. Continue walking through an endemic cactus forest and search for the endemic Santa Fe land iguana (the largest in the islands). This island is home to a number of endemic species including Galapagos hawk, Galapagos snake, rice rats, a variety of finches, and one of the four mockingbird species of the Galapagos.
Walk through an impressive cactus forest surrounded by the colorful yellow and red land iguanas and marine iguanas and keep a look out for tropicbirds and one of the largest sea lion colonies. Encounter the one and only Galapagos hybrid iguana and stumble upon a bright red landscape which is a characteristic of the island during the dry season.
Day 4 Interpretation Center & Tijeretas | San Cristobal | Disembark
Step foot in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, the capital of the Galapagos Islands. Visit the Interpretation Center, an excellent place to learn about natural history in the islands. The Museum of Natural History displays information on the volcanic origins of the islands, their remoteness from the continent, ocean currents, climate, and the arrival of the different species and their colonization, among other points of interest.
Take a high-intensity hike to visit Tijeretas Hill and admire beautiful landscapes ending with a magnificent view of a nearby large frigate bird colony.
After your hike, transfer to the airport for your flight back to mainland Ecuador.
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Two on Coral I and one on Coral II. Panoramic skylights, located on the Sea Deck. Average area of 97 sq ft.
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Eight on Coral I and four on Coral II. Panoramic skylights, located on the Sea Deck. Average size 118 sq ft.
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Eight on Coral I and six on Coral II. Two triple cabins available. Panoramic windows, located on Earth & Sky Decks. Average size 129 sq ft.
Not Included in Your Fare:
• Air ticket from Quito / Guayaquil to Galapagos
• Fuel surcharge: $90 for 3 or 4 night cruises, $180 x 7-10-11 nights, $360 x 14 nights
• CGG Migration Control Card: $20 per person. and service fee not included.
• Shuttle service from Quito/Guayaquil Airport-roundtrip: $20 in combination with GO Cruises.
• Entrance fee to Galapagos: $100 adult, $50 children under 12, to be paid in cash upon arrival in Galapagosa. If requested this tax can be invoiced to be prepaid by GO.
This yacht requires single travelers to pay a supplement for private accommodations unless a roommate can be found.
25% discount for children under age 12 at time of Galapagos cruise. A 50% discount is available if child shares with two adults in a triple cabin.
Children under 12 receive a discount of $135 off adult flight rates, and discounted Galapagos Entrance Fee of $50
Accommodations on board Corals based on double occupancy
Meals while in the Galapagos
Bilingual Naturalist Guide
Swimming and Snorkeling
Adventure Life Pre-departure Services and In-Country Assistance (Quito Representative)
Transfers and Baggage Handling in the Galapagos
Airfare (see Galapagos Flights)
Quito/Guayaquil Hotel and Transfers
$100 Galapagos Park Fee
$80 Galapagos Transit Card and Airport Assistance
$45 International Departure Tax
Wetsuit rental for $25 for up to 5 days, $50 for up to 11 days, and $75 for 15 days
Kayak rental available for $30/use
Gratuities and drinks aboard the ship
Quito - Galapagos Roundtrip
$530 - $595
Guayaquil - Galapagos Roundtrip
$475 - $540
Optional Hospitality Packages
$230-$310 Two hotel nights in Quito and two domestic transfers
$200-$290 Two hotel nights in Guayaquil and two domestic transfers
The trip was terrific with great planning on your part. Most of the adventures were not mainstream and somewhat off the beaten path which made it especially enjoyable!! We felt taken care of and you all were readily available to respond to questions and issues. I would highly recommend your company and friends have already expressed interest based on our pictures and excitement.