Transport yourself back in time. Visiting the 19 islands and 42 inlets that make up the Galapagos Islands, you step back into a very raw, unspoiled environment.
Travel to the land of Darwin's studies, witnessing for yourself the animals and plant life that lead him to his theory on natural selection. You'll be guided by naturalists both on land and onboard your cruise, providing educational presentations about the land formations, wildlife and vegetation.
Start your journey in Ecuador's capitol of Quito, the highest elevation capitol in the world. There are several itineraries available, to the north side of the islands, the south side, an exterior route, or an interior route. You can even extend your vacation after your cruise with either 1 or 2 nights in Quito, or an additional 7-night trip to see Machu Picchu, for a 16-night adventure.
Before and After Cruise
Your package may include:
Round trip air from US to Quito, Ecuador (subject to supplier/latest promos)
Transfers between airport and hotel
Luxury Hotel Accommodations in Quito, including meals
Tour of Quito
Extended stay in Quito for 1-2 nights, total of 10 or 11 nights
Extended tour to Machu Picchu, total of 16 nights
7-night all-inclusive, small ship cruise (Max 100 guests)
Meals and beverages
Two tours per day with onboard naturalist
Galapagos Park Admission
Snorkeling equipment, wetsuits, and walking sticks available for use
Great Vacation For
For those who enjoy getting out and experiencing the world, this is the perfect place to get in touch with nature. Your trip could include taking the Zodiac tender from the ship to the shore, to hike unspoiled islands, teeming with wildlife; snorkeling off the shore, to see the abundant sea life below the surface; or if you extend your trip, hiking the legendary trails of Machu Picchu. You're sure to find plenty of adventure opportunities to share with your family and friends.
The Intellectual Traveler
Keep engaged while on vacation with incredible access to an onboard naturalists, providing you with information on each stop, "TED" style talks, and twice-daily guided tours to see and discuss the geography, wildlife and vegetation's adaptation to the area's environment. The ship has a small lab for you to further delve into the science behind the area. Enjoy your trip while having meaningful conversations, with like-minded travelers, who may end up as friends by the end of your voyage.
Groups of family or friends
The only way make your trip to the Galapagos better would be to travel with a group of your favorite people! No need to worry about meals or tours, as your all-inclusive cruise will have that covered for you. The small ship experience will provide you with personalized service to make sure everyone is enjoying their trip. Make memories of a lifetime, that you'll be talking about for years to come!
Prices dependent on itinerary and dates of travel, currently starting at about $6,999 per person. Prices are based on double occupancy and, along with availability, are subject to change. For pricing information on specific travel dates and itineraries, please schedule a free consultation below. We'd love to help you plan your vacation!