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Galapagos Land & Sea — North & Central aboard Estrella del Mar

Starts: Quito, Ecuador
Finishes: Quito, Ecuador

Visit: Quito, Puerto Ayora, Genovesa Island, Islas Plaza, Puerto Ayora, Quito

Tour Type: Small Group

Accommodation: Budget

Overview

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Climb aboard the comfortable Estrella and explore the northern and central islands of the Galápagos archipelago. Enjoy included snorkelling gear and the presence of an expert Naturalist Guide, there to make sense of this unique region. After a full day of swimming with unique sea life and walking among wildlife that has no fear of humans, enjoy deck-side drinks before retiring to your air-conditioned cabin. Ocean views come standard. As always with G Adventures, our vessels are exclusive, so you know you're exploring in good company.

Highlights

    • One night in Puerto Ayora
    • Enjoy an afternoon hike to Tortuga Bay along with a kayak
    • Three nights cruising Galápagos National Park aboard the Estrella
    • Snorkel in the caldera of a collapsed volcano and search for marine life on Genovesa
    • Hike over the dramatic volcanic rock formations on Bartolomé
    • Search for land iguanas on Santa Fé.

Trip Details

The Trip

Product Code: 145099
Tour Type: Small Group
Accommodation: Budget
Transport: Plane, motorized yacht (Estrella), van, panga, private bus.
Guide Language: Engligh
Travel Styles: Budget

Starts: Quito, Ecuador
Finishes: Quito, Ecuador
Duration: 7 days
Physical rating: Basic

Includes

    Activities
    • Overnight on Santa Cruz Island
    • Cruise the Galápagos Islands aboard the Estrella (3 nts)
    • Hike and kayak excursion to Tortuga Bay (Santa Cruz Island)
    • Visit to the Charles Darwin Research Station (Santa Cruz Island)
    • Hike to the Bartolomé Island viewpoint overlooking the famous Pinnacle Rock
    • Excursion to see red-footed boobies (Genovesa Island)
    • Highlands and wild tortoise excursion (Santa Cruz Island)
    • Onboard snorkelling equipment and wetsuits
    • Internal flights
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Hotel (3 nts), aboard the Estrella in twin-share (bunks) cabins (3 nts).
    • 6 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
    Transport
    • Plane, motorized yacht (Estrella), van, panga, private bus.
    Group Leader
    • CEO (Chief Experience Officer)/Naturalist Guide while in the Galápagos Islands (certified by the Galápagos National Park Authority), local G Adventures Rep in Quito.

Price

Price person (sharing double) $2,199 ($314/day)

Deposit:

$350 per person for bookings made 70 days or more prior to departure

Full Amount for bookings made less than 70 days prior to departure

Cancellation: Super Strict

Trip Notes

Price does not include airfare (to the Trip start & from the end location)

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Ecuador Quito, Puerto Ayora, Bartolomé Island, Genovesa Island, Islas Plaza, Santa Fé Island

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Tour Operator

G Adventures

G Adventures is a tour operator providing small-group tours, safaris and expeditions all over the world. But there's more to it than affordability and product depth – G Adventures is in the business of changing people's lives.  

As the world's largest independent adventure travel company, G Adventures brings curious travellers from different backgrounds together to experience, learn, share, and explore this incredible planet we all inhabit.

In 1990, Bruce Poon Tip founded G Adventures with nothing more than two credit cards and a burning desire to create an authentic, sustainable travel experience like nothing the world had ever seen. By offering adventure-craving travellers an alternative to the resorts, cruises and motorcoach tours they were accustomed to, he not only changed the way people looked at their holiday time, but changed the face of travel forever. Over 26 years later, the only thing that hasn’t changed is an inherent belief in the core values that continue to inspire our being and business today.

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