Marine: Galapagos - South & East Islands aboard the Eden (SEV08DA)
Trip Style: Marine - Small-ship adventures on the world's great seas and rivers The poles of the Earth, the wonders of the Galapagos, the mysteries of the Amazon, out-of-the-way Greek Islands and other great places are best (and sometimes only) accessed by boat. Marine trips get you there aboard small ships, exclusive yachts and catamarans.
Service Level: Standard
Physical Demands Rating: 1 - You'll have to walk around on your own, climb some stairs and carry your own bag. Easy does it.
Group Size: Max 16, avg 12
Meals Included: 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
Accommodations: Not Availaible
See giant tortoises in the highlands of Santa Cruz, Spot nocturnal barn owls roosting in volcanic tubes, Snorkel in Corona del Diablo, Visit contrasting green and white sand beaches on Floreana Island, See napping reef sharks at the bottom of Gardner Bay
Animal lovers have the ultimate vacation ahead with this eight-day tour through the Galapagos. Aboard the Eden, the latest addition to G Adventures Galapagos fleet, youll visit islands in the south and east, observing an incredible array of rare animal species along the way. Spot marine iguanas in the lagoons of Floreana Island, reef sharks in an underwater volcanic cone, and friendly sea lions at Isla Lobos. Youll gain a whole new appreciation for Mother Nature by the end of this incredible tour.
Call (336) 243-2153 for more information or to book today! Mention code 15131023
- Tour Operator
- G Adventures
- Offer valid through 12/31/2020
- 8 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Quito||Day 1 Quito|
Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting with G Representative
|Day 2||Seymour Airport||Day 2 Quito/Seymour Airport (1B)|
Flights from Quito to Baltra depart between 6:40am and 9:40am depending on the day of the week. These will arrive into the Galapagos between 9:30am and 12:30pm with a short refuelling stop in Guayaquil (you will not disembark the plane). The National Park charges a visitor fee of USD100, payable on arrival, which funds park maintenance and supervision in the Galapagos as well as ecological study, conservation, and infrastructure development in Ecuadors other National Parks. Entry fees and the funds they generate for the National Park System are among measures taken by the Ecuadorian government to protect its natural heritage. Included Activities: Santa Cruz Highlands Excursion Transport: Plane (2.00 hour(s))
|Day 3||Punta Cormorant||Day 3 Floreana Island/Punta Cormorant (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Visit Post Office Bay and enjoy guided walks to observe the bird and wildlife and learn about the natural history of Floreana Island. After, snorkel at Corona del Diablo. Included Activities: Post Office Bay Visit Punta Cormorant Visit Snorkelling (Corona del Diablo) Transport: Eden
|Day 4||Bahia Gardner||Day 4 Punta Suarez/Bahia Gardner (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Enjoy the day on EspaNola Island, one of the oldest in the archipelago. Visit Punta Suarez, known for its amazing bird colonies and home to the waved albatross ( between April and December). After lunch, visit the white sandy beach of Gardner Bay and jump in for a snorkelling excursion. Included Activities: Punta Suarez Visit Gardner Bay Visit Snorkelling (Gardner Bay) Transport: Eden
|Day 5||Puerto Baquerizo Moreno||Day 5 Puerto Baquerizo Moreno (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Learn about the history of the Islands at the San Cristobal Interpretation Centre then get up close to marine life at Kicker Rock. In the afternoon, head to Isla Lobos known for its friendly sea lions. Included Activities: Interpretation Center Visit Snorkelling (Kicker Rock) Isla Lobos Visit Transport: Eden
|Day 6||South Plaza||Day 6 Santa Fe Island/South Plaza (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Visit Santa Fe island for a chance to mingle with the iguanas. Continue to South Plaza for some great bird watching opportunities. Included Activities: Santa Fe Island Visit South Plaza Island Visit Transport: Eden
|Day 7||Quito||Day 7 Santa Cruz Island/Quito (1B, 1L, 1D)|
In the morning, visit the Charles Darwin Research Center before flying back to Quito. Enjoy an evening in Quito. Included Activities: Charles Darwin Research Station Visit Transport: Plane (2.00 hour(s))
|Day 8||Quito||Day 8 Quito (1B)|
Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
Local Flights: All local flights to and from the Galapagos aare included in the cost of your tour. It is important that we have your passport information at the time of booking in order to process these tickets. Internal flight tickets are issued locally and will be given to you prior to the flight departure.
Flights to either of the airports in the Galapagos leave early in the morning on Day 2 and get you into the islands in the early afternoon. Flights back to the mainland depart between 10:00am and 1:30pm arriving in the early evening.
Please note that all flights to and from the Galapagos make a 1 hour refuelling stop in Guayaquil.
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Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.