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Sea lion on the beach of Espanola Island
$7,644
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Wild Galápagos Escape

8 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Islander II
  • Snorkel and kayak among wildlife
  • Walk along colonies of seabirds
  • Visit Pinnacle Rock
  • See red-footed boobies and lizards
Starts / Ends:
Guayaquil / Guayaquil
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Take in the sights and sounds of Darwin's islands on this 8-day cruise aboard the National Geographic Islander II. Discover anew level of style and comfort onboardthis all-suite catamaran. Swim with sea lions, snorkel with turtles, and stroll through black-sand beaches and verdant hills to see …
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Galapagos penguin on a rock
$7,642
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Galapagos Circumnavigation

15 Day Itinerary aboard Galapagos Legend
  • Hike through a volcanic landscape
  • Visit a sea turtle nesting site
  • Explore Rabida's red sand beaches
  • Observe the Galapagos tortoise
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / Baltra
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy an extensive adventure into the unique world of the Galapagos on this incredible journey. This 15-day voyage offers the traveler an opportunity to become immersed in the unique splendor these islands. This is an ideal tour for gaining a true understanding of the history of these islands and …
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Sea Lion resting on Red Sesuvium
$3,997
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Galapagos Western Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Corals
  • Discover Vicente Roca Point
  • Take a dinghy ride along Isabela
  • Explore the volcanic Urbina Bay
  • Visit Santa Fe's sea lion colonies
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / San Cristobal Airport
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Prepare for a unique 8-day cruise uncovering the natural wonders of the western islands of the Galapagos and experience a unique blend of activities that makes this the most memorable vacation of your life. Understand the island's incredible history, encounter an abundance of unique wildlife, …
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Corals during the sunset
$97,510
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Private Charter - Galapagos Western Islands Aboard Corals

8 Day Itinerary aboard Corals
  • Discover Vicente Roca Point
  • Take a dinghy ride along Isabela
  • Explore the volcanic Urbina Bay
  • Visit Santa Fe's sea lion colonies
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / San Cristobal Airport
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on the Corals to discover the incredible history of the Galapagos Islands, see an abundance of unique animals, and enjoy daily land and sea excursions on this 8-day private trip combining the western and eastern islands. Beginning in Baltra, head to the Highlands Tortoise Reserve in Santa …
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Santa Fe land iguana
$7,789
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Western Islands

7 Day Itinerary aboard La Pinta
  • Snorkel around Champion Islet
  • View lava how flows
  • Hike across North Seymour Island
  • Play with sea lions
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 7-day Western Islands cruise aboard La Pinta explores the islands of Isabela, Santa Cruz, Rabida and more. Enjoy viewing wildlife including marine iguanas or the Sally Lightfoot crab.
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Green sea turtle swimming
$6,765
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Diving Cruise

8 Day Itinerary aboard Galaxy Diver II
  • Dive into renowned El Derrumbe
  • Explore La Banana dive site
  • Discover Shark Bay
  • Witness dolphins, sharks and more
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / Santa Cruz
Activities:
Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on an 8-day Galapagos Diving cruise aboard the Galaxy Diver II. Start with a safety drill and check dive, immersing yourself in the wonders of the Galapagos Islands. Dive into crystal-clear waters at Punta Carrion, encountering hammerhead and whale sharks. Explore La Banana, La Ventana …
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Sea lion on Santiago Island in the Galapagos
$6,743
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Western Islands

Baltra roundtrip - 8 Day Itinerary aboard M/Y Passion
  • Visit the Charles Darwin Station
  • Uncover Floreana's rich history
  • Snorkel at Devils Crown
  • Witness unique wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / Baltra
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set off on an exciting8-day Western Galapagos Islands cruise aboard M/Y Passion. Starting at Baltra airport, the journey unfolds with explorations of Santa Cruz, home to giant tortoises and the Charles Darwin Station's breeding program, and Floreana's captivating history, snorkeling at …
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La Pinta
$373,835
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Private Charter - Western Islands Aboard La Pinta

7 Day Itinerary aboard La Pinta
  • Snorkel around Champion Islet
  • View lava how flows
  • Hike across North Seymour Island
  • Play with sea lions
Starts / Ends:
North Seymour / Baltra
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join La Pinta on a 7-day private exploration of the Galapagos. This trip takes you to the archipelago's genuine origins, a world freshly formed by the Earth's crust. Fernandina Island is one of the world's most pristine island environments, where life has evolved naturally without human …
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Land Iguana in the Galapagos
$1,881
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Galapagos Northeast Islands

4 Day Itinerary aboard Corals
  • Explore the Charles Darwin Station
  • Visit Mosquera Islet´s sea lions
  • Walk in South Plaza´s cactus forest
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / San Cristobal Airport
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
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 …
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Coral I
$41,790
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Private Charter - Galapagos Northeast Islands Aboard Corals

4 Day Itinerary aboard Corals
  • Explore the Charles Darwin Station
  • Visit Mosquera Islet´s sea lions
  • Walk in South Plaza´s cactus forest
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / San Cristobal Airport
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Tour the highlights of the northeast islands of the Galapagos on this 4-day private 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, …
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Galapagos beach
$6,190
EBD
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Western Islands

6 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Spray
  • Snorkel with turtles, rays and fish
  • Explore Urbina Bay
  • Hike along lava paths
  • Take a trail along Lake Darwin
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / Baltra
Activities:
Hiking, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail for the highlights of the Galapagos on board the Ocean Spray. This 6-day cruise explores the Western Islands of Baltra, Isabela, Santa Cruz, and South Plaza. Immerse yourself in the clear blue water, ever-curious sea lions, and famed blue-footed boobies.
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Origin & Theory Galapagos Yachts
$199,000
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Private Charter - Volcanic Wonders

Northern & Western Route - 8 Day Itinerary aboard M/V Origin, Theory & Evolve
  • Cruise around Kicker Rock
  • Hike up Prince Philip's Steps
  • Observe Galapagos flora and fauna
  • Snorkel or stand up paddle board
Starts / Ends:
San Cristobal Airport / San Cristobal Airport
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy this private group 8-day charter cruise, which takes youthrough the western islands of the Galapagos on the M/V Origin & Theory yachts. Highlights of the west include beautiful Santa Cruz, wildlife-rich Isabela, the cliffs of Fernandina, and the amazing black beaches of Santiago. The …
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Green sea turtle swimming
$8,290
EBD
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Islands Circumnavigation - West

8 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Spray
  • View a sea lion colony
  • Explore underground lava tubes
  • Snorkel with fish and sea lions
  • Visit the blowhole on Espanola
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / San Cristobal Airport
Activities:
Hiking, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Ocean Spray for a Galapagos circumnavigation tour. This 8-day adventure visits the islands of Isabela, South Plaza, Espanola, and San Cristobal, and offers stunning encounters with wildlife.
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Crab on the rocks
$5,729
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Southeastern Islands

7 Day Itinerary aboard Isabela II
  • Ride a panga around Gardner Bay
  • Relax on a white-sand beach
  • View giant tortoises
  • Explore Fernandina
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / Baltra
Activities:
Kayaking, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Journey across the Galapagos archipelago to enjoy a wonderful array of islands and wildlife encounters, from bright flamingos on the first day to the colonies of preening frigatebirds on the last. Meet colossal giant tortoises at Cerro Colorado, a bevy of different booby species at Punta Pitt, and …
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A Green Sea Turtle swimming around the reefs.
$4,120
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West & Central Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Galapagos Legend
  • Meet Nazca and red-footed boobies
  • Tour a land iguanas' nesting site
  • Explore Santa Fe's white beaches
  • Snorkel with sea lions
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / Baltra
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on this 8-day adventure that explores the incredible western and central islands of the Galapagos. Highlights of the west include beautiful Santa Cruz, wildlife-rich Isabela, cliff-laden Fernandina, precious Genovesa, and the amazing black beaches of Santiago. Be entertained by the antics of …
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Snorkel the crystal, warm waters of the Galapagos archipelago
$4,120
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Eastern & Western Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Galapagos Legend
  • Visit Bachas Beach
  • Observe swimming fur seals
  • Set foot on dark-red sand beaches
  • Snorkel at the Bolivar Channel
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / Cerro Colorado
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on this 8-day adventure that explores the incredible eastern and western islands of the Galapagos. Highlights of the west include wildlife-rich Isabela, picturesque Santa Cruz, cliff-laden Fernandina, and the fantastic beaches of Santiago. Be entertained by the antics of friendly sea lions …
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Cruise the Galapagos on the Legend ship
$257,740
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Private Charter - Eastern & Western Islands Aboard Galapagos Legend

8 Day Itinerary aboard Galapagos Legend
  • Visit Bachas Beach
  • Observe swimming fur seals
  • Set foot on dark-red sand beaches
  • Snorkel at the Bolivar Channel
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / Cerro Colorado
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Highlights of the west include wildlife-rich Isabela, picturesque Santa Cruz, cliff-laden Fernandina, and the fantastic beaches of Santiago. Spend your days exploring the archipelago, encountering sea lions, Galapagos penguins, frigate birds, flightless cormorants, tortoises, and many more unique …
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Llamas around Machu Picchu
$12,576
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Galapagos Explorer + Peru's Land of the Incas

16 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endeavour II
  • Encounter incredible wildlife
  • Experience the Galápagos undersea
  • See daybreak over Machu Picchu
  • Explore massive Ollantaytambo
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark ona sweeping adventure that encapsulates all the wildness of Galápagos balanced with cultural and historic experiences of Machu Picchu & the Land of the Inca. Explore the Galápagos in-depth aboard the 96-guestNational Geographic Endeavour II, a fully-equipped expedition …
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