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Odyssey

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Anahi

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Archipel

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Evolution

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Grace

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Galapagos Explorer II

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Clipse

11 – Day Itinerary ( click for printable Itinerary )

Thursday through Sunday

Day 1:

Thursday

Arrive in Quito and transfer to your hotel

Day 2:

Friday

Quito City Tour

Quito, situated in a circle of mountainous peaks, is the world’s second highest capital and has one of the most magnificent settings in the world. Designated as a UN World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1978, Quito boasts one of the finest colonial centers in Latin America. Spend a half-day with your private guide exploring the spectacular city.

Optional:

The Otavalo Indian Market Day Trip

Otavalo is the most famous Indian market in Ecuador and much of South America: ponchos, exquisite sweaters, wool rugs, leatherwork, wooden goods, and Indian jewelry are sold here. The Otavalo Indians, for whom the town is named, cling proudly to their ancient culture and mode of dress. This is a must see visit. Contact us for this optional day trip pricing.

Day 3 :    

Saturday Morning Flight to Galapagos
Afternoon Santa Cruz Island – Las Bachas Beach
Day 4 :           
Sunday Morning Santiago Island – Puerto Egas
Afternoon Bartolomé Island
Day 5 :             
Monday Morning Santa Cruz Island – Cerro Dragon
Afternoon Rabida Island
 Day 6 :             
Tuesday Morning Isabela Island – Targus Cove
Afternoon Isabela Island – Elizabeth Bay
Day 7 :             
Wednesday Morning Fernandina Island – Punta Espinoza
Afternoon Isabela Island – Punta Vicente Roca
Day 8 :             
Thursday Morning Santa Cruz Island – Charles Darwin Research Station
Afternoon Santa Cruz Island - Highlands
Day 9 :             
Friday Morning Espanola Island – Gardner Bay
Afternoon Espanola Island –Punta Suarez
Day 10:             
Saturday Morning Santa Cruz Island – Black Turtle Cove
Afternoon Fly to Quito, transfer to Hotel

Day 11:  

 Sunday                Depart for home

 


 Archipel

11– Day Itinerary ( Click for Printable Itinerary )

Friday through Monday

Day 1:

Friday

Arrive in Quito and transfer to your hotel

Day 2:

Saturday

            Quito City Tour

Quito, situated in a circle of mountainous peaks, is the world’s second highest capital and has one of the most magnificent settings in the world. Designated as a UN World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1978, Quito boasts one of the finest colonial centers in Latin America. Spend a half-day with your private guide exploring the spectacular city.

Optional:

The Otavalo Indian Market Day Trip

Otavalo is the most famous Indian market in Ecuador and much of South America: ponchos, exquisite sweaters, wool rugs, leatherwork, wooden goods, and Indian jewelry are sold here. The Otavalo Indians, for whom the town is named, cling proudly to their ancient culture and mode of dress.  This is a must see visit.  Contact us for this optional day trip pricing.

Day 3 : 

Sunday

Morning

Flight to Galapagos

Afternoon

Santa Cruz Island - Charles Darwin Research Station

Day 4 :             

Monday

Morning

Española - Gardenr´s Bay

Afternoon

Española - Punta Suarez

Day 5 :             

Tuesday

Morning

Santa Fe Island

Afternoon

South Plazas Island

Day 6 :             

Wednesday

Morning

North Seymour Island

Afternoon

Bartolome Island

Day 7 :             

Thursday

Morning

Fernandina: Punta Espinoza

Afternoon

Isabela Island: Urbina Bay

Day 8 :             

Friday

Morning

Isabela Island: Elizabeth Bay

Afternoon

Isabela Island: Punta Moreno

Day 9 :             

Saturday

Morning

Floreana: Post Office Bay

Afternoon

Floreana Island: Punta Cormorant & Devil´s Crown

Day 10 : 

Sunday

Morning

Santa Cruz: The Highlands

Afternoon

Fly to Quito, transfer to Hotel

 Day 11 :

 Monday

Depart for home


Archipel

8– Day Itinerary ( Click for Printable Itinerary )

Monday through Monday

Day 1:

Monday

Arrive in Quito and transfer to your hotel

Day 2:

Tuesday

Quito City Tour

Quito, situated in a circle of mountainous peaks, is the world’s second highest capital and has one of the most magnificent settings in the world. Designated as a UN World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1978, Quito boasts one of the finest colonial centers in Latin America. Spend a half-day with your private guide exploring the spectacular city.

Optional:

The Otavalo Indian Market Day Trip

Otavalo is the most famous Indian market in Ecuador and much of South America: ponchos, exquisite sweaters, wool rugs, leatherwork, wooden goods, and Indian jewelry are sold here. The Otavalo Indians, for whom the town is named, cling proudly to their ancient culture and mode of dress. This is a must see visit. Contact us for this optional day trip pricing.

Day 3 :           
Wednesday Morning Flight to Galapagos
Afternoon Bartolome
Day 4 :            
Thursday Morning Fernandina - Espinoza Point
Afternoon Isabela - Urbina Bay
Day 5 :             
Friday Morning Isabela - Elizabet Bay
Afternoon Isabela - Moreno Point
Day 6 :             
Saturday Morning Floreana - Post Office Bay
Afternoon Floreana Island - Punta Cormorant & Devil´s Crown
Day 7 :             
Sunday Morning Santa Cruz - Highlands,
Afternoon Fly to Quito, transfer to Hotel
 Day 8 :

Monday 

Depart for home


Archipel

7– Day Itinerary ( Click for Printable Itinerary )

Friday through Thursday

Day 1:

Friday

Arrive in Quito and transfer to your hotel

Day 2:

Saturday

Quito City Tour

Quito, situated in a circle of mountainous peaks, is the world’s second highest capital and has one of the most magnificent settings in the world. Designated as a UN World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1978, Quito boasts one of the finest colonial centers in Latin America. Spend a half-day with your private guide exploring the spectacular city.

Optional:

The Otavalo Indian Market Day Trip

Otavalo is the most famous Indian market in Ecuador and much of South America: ponchos, exquisite sweaters, wool rugs, leatherwork, wooden goods, and Indian jewelry are sold here. The Otavalo Indians, for whom the town is named, cling proudly to their ancient culture and mode of dress. This is a must see visit. Contact us for this optional day trip pricing.

Day 3 : 
Sunday Morning Flight to Galapagos
Afternoon Santa Cruz Island - Charles Darwin Research Station
Day 4 :             
Monday Morning Española - Gardenr´s Bay
Afternoon Española - Punta Suarez
Day 5 :             
Tuesday Morning Santa Fe Island
Afternoon South Plazas Island
Day 6 :             
Wednesday Morning North Seymour Island
Afternoon Fly to Quito, transfer to Hotel
Day 7 :

 Thursday 

Depart for home


   ANAHI

11– Day Itinerary ( Click for Printable Itinerary )

Wednesday Through Saturday

Day 1:

Wednesday

Arrive in Quito and transfer to your hotel

Day 1: Wednesday Arrive in Quito and transfer to your hotel Day 2: Thursday             Quito City Tour Quito, situated in a circle of mountainous peaks, is the world’s second highest capital and has one of the most magnificent settings in the world. Designated as a UN World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1978, Quito boasts one of the finest colonial centers in Latin America. Spend a half-day with your private guide exploring the spectacular city. Optional: The Otavalo Indian Market Day Trip Otavalo is the most famous Indian market in Ecuador and much of South America: ponchos, exquisite sweaters, wool rugs, leatherwork, wooden goods, and Indian jewelry are sold here. The Otavalo Indians, for whom the town is named, cling proudly to their ancient culture and mode of dress. This is a must see visit. Contact us for this optional day trip pricing.

Day 3 :   

Friday Morning Flight to Galapagos
Afternoon Plazas
Day 4 :             
Saturday Morning San Cristobal - Interpretation center & Tijeretas Hill
Afternoon Lobos Island
Day 5 :             
Sunday Morning Gardner Bay
Afternoon Punta Suarez
Day 6 :             
Monday Morning Floreana - Punta Cormorant
Afternoon Floreana - Post Office Bay
Day 7 :             
Tuesday Morning Santa Cruz - Charles Darwin Station
Afternoon Santa Cruz - Highlands
Day 8 :             
Wednesday Morning Chinese Hat
Afternoon Santiago - Puerto Egas
Day 9 :             
Thursday Morning Santiago - Sullivan Bay
Afternoon Bartolome
Day 10 : 
Friday Morning Bachas, Baltra airport
Afternoon Fly to Quito, transfer to Hotel
 Saturday               Depart for home

 

AHAHI

8– Day Itinerary ( Click for Printable Itinerary )

Wednesday through Wednesday

Day 1: Wednesday

Arrive in Quito and transfer to your hotel

Day 2: Thursday

Quito City Tour

Quito, situated in a circle of mountainous peaks, is the world’s second highest capital and has one of the most magnificent settings in the world. Designated as a UN World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1978, Quito boasts one of the finest colonial centers in Latin America. Spend a half-day with your private guide exploring the spectacular city.

Optional: The Otavalo Indian Market Day Trip Otavalo is the most famous Indian market in Ecuador and much of South America: ponchos, exquisite sweaters, wool rugs, leatherwork, wooden goods, and Indian jewelry are sold here. The Otavalo Indians, for whom the town is named, cling proudly to their ancient culture and mode of dress. This is a must see visit. Contact us for this optional day trip pricing.

 


Day 3 : 
Friday Morning Flight to Galapagos
Afternoon Plazas Island
Day 4 :       
Saturday Morning San Cristobal - Interpretation center & Tijeretas Hill
Afternoon Lobos Island
Day 5 :             
Sunday Morning Española - Gardner Bay
Afternoon Española - Punta Suarez
Day 6 :             
Monday Morning Floreana - Punta Cormorant
Afternoon Floreana - Post Office Bay
Day 7 :             
Tuesday Morning Santa Cruz - Charles Darwin Station
Afternoon Fly to Quito, transfer to Hotel
 Day 8 :

Wednesday 

              Depart for home

 


AHAHI

7– Day Itinerary ( Click for Printable Itinerary )

Sunday through Saturday

Day 1: Sunday Arrive in Quito and transfer to your hotel Day 2: Monday              Quito City Tour Quito, situated in a circle of mountainous peaks, is the world’s second highest capital and has one of the most magnificent settings in the world. Designated as a UN World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1978, Quito boasts one of the finest colonial centers in Latin America. Spend a half-day with your private guide exploring the spectacular city. Optional: The Otavalo Indian Market Day Trip Otavalo is the most famous Indian market in Ecuador and much of South America: ponchos, exquisite sweaters, wool rugs, leatherwork, wooden goods, and Indian jewelry are sold here. The Otavalo Indians, for whom the town is named, cling proudly to their ancient culture and mode of dress. This is a must see visit. Contact us for this optional day trip pricing.

Day 3 :          

Tuesday Morning Flight to Galapagos
Afternoon Santa Cruz - Highlands
Day 4 :            
Wednesday Morning Chinese Hat
Afternoon Santiago - Puerto Egas
Day 5 :             
Thursday Morning Santiago - Sullivan Bay
Afternoon Bartolome
Day 6 : 
Friday Morning Bachas, Baltra airport
Afternoon Fly to Quito, transfer to Hotel
Day 8 :

Saturday

              Depart for home

 


Odyssey

11 – Day Itinerary ( Click for Printable Itinerary )

Friday through Monday  

Day 1: Friday

Arrive in Quito and transfer to your hotel

Day 2: Saturday

Quito City Tour Quito, situated in a circle of mountainous peaks, is the world’s second highest capital and has one of the most magnificent settings in the world. Designated as a UN World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1978, Quito boasts one of the finest colonial centers in Latin America. Spend a half-day with your private guide exploring the spectacular city. Optional: The Otavalo Indian Market Day Trip Otavalo is the most famous Indian market in Ecuador and much of South America: ponchos, exquisite sweaters, wool rugs, leatherwork, wooden goods, and Indian jewelry are sold here. The Otavalo Indians, for whom the town is named, cling proudly to their ancient culture and mode of dress. This is a must see visit. Contact us for this optional day trip pricing.

Day 3 :

Sunday Morning Flight to  Galapagos
Afternoon Bachas (Santa Cruz)
  Day 4 :           
Monday Morning Bartolomé
Afternoon Sullivan Bay (Santiago)
 Day 5 :            
Tuesday Morning Sierra Negra Volcano (Isabela)
Afternoon White Tipped Reef Shark Canal (Isabela)
 Day 6 :             
Wednesday Morning Highlands (Santa Cruz
Afternoon Charles Darwin Station (Santa Cruz)
 Day 7 :             
Thursday Morning León Dormido - Interpretation Center (San Cristobal)
Afternoon PM – Loberia (San Cristobal)
 Day 8 :             
Friday Morning Gardner Bay (Española)
Afternoon Punta Suárez (Española)
 Day 9 :             
Saturday Morning Punta Cormorant (Floreana)
Afternoon Post office bay (Floreana)
 Day 10 :             
Sunday Morning North Seymour

Afternoon

Fly to Quito, transfer to Hotel

Day 11:

  Monday 

              Depart for home

 


Odyssey

8– Day Itinerary ( Click for Printable Itinerary )

Friday through Friday  

Day 1: Friday

Arrive in Quito and transfer to your hotel

Day 2: Saturday

Quito City Tour Quito, situated in a circle of mountainous peaks, is the world’s second highest capital and has one of the most magnificent settings in the world. Designated as a UN World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1978, Quito boasts one of the finest colonial centers in Latin America. Spend a half-day with your private guide exploring the spectacular city. Optional: The Otavalo Indian Market Day Trip Otavalo is the most famous Indian market in Ecuador and much of South America: ponchos, exquisite sweaters, wool rugs, leatherwork, wooden goods, and Indian jewelry are sold here. The Otavalo Indians, for whom the town is named, cling proudly to their ancient culture and mode of dress. This is a must see visit. Contact us for this optional day trip pricing.

Day 3 :           

Sunday Morning Flight to Galapagos
Afternoon Bachas (Santa Cruz)
Day 4 :            
Monday Morning Bartolomé
Afternoon Sullivan Bay (Santiago)
 Day 5 :             
Tuesday Morning Sierra Negra Volcano (Isabela)
Afternoon White Tipped Reef Shark Canal (Isabela)
Day 6 :             
Wednesday Morning Highlands (Santa Cruz
Afternoon Charles Darwin Station (Santa Cruz)
 Day 7 :             
Thursday Morning León Dormido - Interpretation Center (San Cristobal)
Afternoon Fly to Quito, transfer to Hotel
 Day 8 :

 Friday 

              Depart for home

 


Odyssey

7– Day Itinerary ( Click for Printable Itinerary )

Tuesday through Monday  

Day 1: Tuesday

Arrive in Quito and transfer to your hotel

Day 2: Wednesday

Quito City Tour Quito, situated in a circle of mountainous peaks, is the world’s second highest capital and has one of the most magnificent settings in the world. Designated as a UN World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1978, Quito boasts one of the finest colonial centers in Latin America. Spend a half-day with your private guide exploring the spectacular city. Optional: The Otavalo Indian Market Day Trip Otavalo is the most famous Indian market in Ecuador and much of South America: ponchos, exquisite sweaters, wool rugs, leatherwork, wooden goods, and Indian jewelry are sold here. The Otavalo Indians, for whom the town is named, cling proudly to their ancient culture and mode of dress. This is a must see visit. Contact us for this optional day trip pricing.

Day 3 :  

Thursday Morning Flight to Galapagos
Afternoon Interpretation Center (Loberia))
Day 4 :             
Friday Morning Gardner Bay (Española)
Afternoon Punta Suárez (Española))
Day 5 : 
Saturday Morning Punta Cormorant (Floreana)
Afternoon Post Office Bay (Floreana)
Day 6 :             
Sunday Morning North Seymour

Afternoon

Fly to Quito, transfer to Hotel

 Day 7 :

Monday

              Depart for home

 


Evolution

11 – Day Itinerary ( Click for Printable Itinerary )

Thursday through Sunday

Day 1: Thursday

Arrive in Quito and transfer to your hotel

Day 2: Friday

Quito City Tour Quito, situated in a circle of mountainous peaks, is the world’s second highest capital and has one of the most magnificent settings in the world. Designated as a UN World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1978, Quito boasts one of the finest colonial centers in Latin America. Spend a half-day with your private guide exploring the spectacular city. Optional: The Otavalo Indian Market Day Trip Otavalo is the most famous Indian market in Ecuador and much of South America: ponchos, exquisite sweaters, wool rugs, leatherwork, wooden goods, and Indian jewelry are sold here. The Otavalo Indians, for whom the town is named, cling proudly to their ancient culture and mode of dress. This is a must see visit. Contact us for this optional day trip pricing.

Day 3 :  

Saturday Morning Flight to Galapagos
Afternoon San Cristobal: Cerro Brujo and Kicker Rock
Day 4 :           
Sunday Morning Hood (Española) Island: Punta Suarez
Afternoon Hood: Gardner Bay
Day 5 :             
Monday Morning Santa Cruz (Indefatigable) Island: Highlands
Afternoon Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Research Station
 Day 6 :             
Tuesday Morning Santiago (San Salvador, James) Island: James Bay
Afternoon Bartolome (Bartholomew) Island: Pinnacle Rock & Overlook
Day 7 :             
Wednesday Morning Tower (Genovesa) Island: Prince Phillip's Steps
Afternoon Tower: Darwin Bay
Day 8 :             
Thursday Morning Fernandina (Narborough) Island: Punta Espinosa
Afternoon Isabela (Albemarle) Island: Tagus Cove 
Day 9 :             
Friday Morning North Seymour Island
Afternoon Santa Cruz Island: Black Turtle Cove
Day 10:             
Saturday Morning San Cristobal: Interpretation Centre
Afternoon Fly to Quito, transfer to Hotel

Day 11:  

Sunday 

Depart for home

 


Grace

11 – Day Itinerary ( Click for Printable Itinerary )

Thursday through Sunday

Day 1: Thursday

Arrive in Quito and transfer to your hotel

Day 2: Friday

Quito City Tour Quito, situated in a circle of mountainous peaks, is the world’s second highest capital and has one of the most magnificent settings in the world. Designated as a UN World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1978, Quito boasts one of the finest colonial centers in Latin America. Spend a half-day with your private guide exploring the spectacular city. Optional: The Otavalo Indian Market Day Trip Otavalo is the most famous Indian market in Ecuador and much of South America: ponchos, exquisite sweaters, wool rugs, leatherwork, wooden goods, and Indian jewelry are sold here. The Otavalo Indians, for whom the town is named, cling proudly to their ancient culture and mode of dress. This is a must see visit. Contact us for this optional day trip pricing.

Day 3 :           

Saturday Morning Flight to Galapagos
Afternoon San Cristobal: Playa Ochoa and Kicker Rock
Day 4 :           
Sunday Morning Tower (Genovesa) Island: Prince Phillip's Steps
Afternoon Tower: Darwin Bay
Day 5 :             
Monday Morning Isabela (Albemarle) Island: Tagus Cove
Afternoon Fernandina (Narborough) Island: Punta Espinosa
 Day 6 :             
Tuesday Morning Isabela (Albemarle) Island: Urbina Bay
Afternoon Isabela (Albemarle) Island: Punta Vicente Roca
Day 7 :             
Wednesday Morning Bartolome (Bartholomew) Island: Pinnacle Rock & Overlook
Afternoon Santa Cruz (Indefatigable) Island: Dragon Hill
Day 8 :             
Thursday Morning Santa Cruz (Indefatigable) Island: Highlands
Afternoon Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Research Station
Day 9 :             
Friday Morning Hood (Española) Island: Punta Suarez
Afternoon Hood (Española) Island: Gardner Bay
Day 10:             
Saturday Morning San Cristobal: Interpretation Centre
Afternoon Fly to Quito, transfer to Hotel

Day 11:  

 Sunday                Depart for home

Galapagos Explorer II

11 – Day Itinerary ( click for printable Itinerary )

Thursday through Sunday

Day 1: Thursday

Arrive in Quito and transfer to your hotel

Day 2: Friday

Quito City Tour Quito, situated in a circle of mountainous peaks, is the world’s second highest capital and has one of the most magnificent settings in the world. Designated as a UN World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1978, Quito boasts one of the finest colonial centers in Latin America. Spend a half-day with your private guide exploring the spectacular city. Optional: The Otavalo Indian Market Day Trip Otavalo is the most famous Indian market in Ecuador and much of South America: ponchos, exquisite sweaters, wool rugs, leatherwork, wooden goods, and Indian jewelry are sold here. The Otavalo Indians, for whom the town is named, cling proudly to their ancient culture and mode of dress. This is a must see visit. Contact us for this optional day trip pricing.

Day 3 :  

Saturday Morning Arrival to San Cristobal Island
Afternoon Cerro Dragon, Santa Cruz Island
Day 4 :           
Sunday Morning Bartholomew Island
Afternoon Puerto Egas, Santiago Island
Day 5 :             
Monday Morning Punta Espinoza, Fernandina Island
Afternoon Punta Vicente Roca, Isabela Island
 Day 6 :             
Tuesday Morning Seymour Norte
Afternoon Highlands, lava tunnels and Wild Giant Tortoises, Santa Cruz Island
Day 7 :             
Wednesday Morning Lobería or Islas Lobos or Tijeretas or El Junco Visit or Interpretation Center,San Cristobal Island**
Afternoon Cerro Brujo, San Cristobal Island**
Day 8 :             
Thursday Morning Santa Cruz Island – Charles Darwin Research Station
Afternoon Santa Cruz Island - Highlands
Day 9 :             
Friday Morning Charles Darwin Station and Puerto Ayora Town, Santa Cruz Island
Afternoon Rabida Island
Day 10:             
Saturday Morning Visit to Bachas Beach, Santa Cruz Islands
Afternoon Fly to Quito, transfer to Hotel

Day 11:  

 Sunday  Depart for home

 NOTES: **Considering the changes in the flight schedules, weather conditions and National Park Regulations, we have included several alternatives to the visits offered to our passengers in the first and last day of the cruise program

 


 

Galapagos Explorer II

8– Day Itinerary ( Click for Printable Itinerary )

Thursday through Thursday

Day 1: Thursday

Arrive in Quito and transfer to your hotel

Day 2: Friday

Quito City Tour Quito, situated in a circle of mountainous peaks, is the world’s second highest capital and has one of the most magnificent settings in the world. Designated as a UN World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1978, Quito boasts one of the finest colonial centers in Latin America. Spend a half-day with your private guide exploring the spectacular city. Optional: The Otavalo Indian Market Day Trip Otavalo is the most famous Indian market in Ecuador and much of South America: ponchos, exquisite sweaters, wool rugs, leatherwork, wooden goods, and Indian jewelry are sold here. The Otavalo Indians, for whom the town is named, cling proudly to their ancient culture and mode of dress. This is a must see visit. Contact us for this optional day trip pricing.

Day 3 :  

Saturday Morning Flight to Galapagos
Afternoon Cerro Dragon, Santa Cruz Island
Day 4 :           
Sunday Morning Bartholomew Island
Afternoon Puerto Egas, Santiago Island
Day 5 :             
Monday Morning Punta Espinoza, Fernandina Island
Afternoon Punta Vicente Roca, Isabela Island
 Day 6 :             
Tuesday Morning Seymour Norte
Afternoon Highlands and Lava Tunnels, Sta. Cruz Island
Day 7 :             
Wednesday Morning Lobería or Islas Lobos or Tijeretas or El Junco visit or Interpretation Center, San Cristobal Island **
Afternoon Fly to Quito, transfer to Hotel

Day 8 :  

 Thursday 

Depart for home

 NOTES: **Considering the changes in the flight schedules, weather conditions and National Park Regulations,

we have included several alternatives to the visits offered to our passengers in the first and last day of the cruise program   

 


 

Galapagos Explorer II

7– Day Itinerary ( Click for Printable Itinerary )

Monday through Sunday

Day 1: Monday

Arrive in Quito and transfer to your hotel

Day 2: Tuesday

Quito City Tour Quito, situated in a circle of mountainous peaks, is the world’s second highest capital and has one of the most magnificent settings in the world. Designated as a UN World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1978, Quito boasts one of the finest colonial centers in Latin America. Spend a half-day with your private guide exploring the spectacular city. Optional: The Otavalo Indian Market Day Trip Otavalo is the most famous Indian market in Ecuador and much of South America: ponchos, exquisite sweaters, wool rugs, leatherwork, wooden goods, and Indian jewelry are sold here. The Otavalo Indians, for whom the town is named, cling proudly to their ancient culture and mode of dress. This is a must see visit. Contact us for this optional day trip pricing.

Day 3 : 

Wednesday Morning Flight to Galapagos
Afternoon Cerro Brujo, San Cristóbal  **
Day 4 : 
Thursday Morning Punta Suarez, Española Island
Afternoon Bahia Gardner , Española Island
Day 5 :             
Friday Morning Charles Darwin Station & Puerto Ayora, Sta. Cruz Island
Afternoon Rabida Island
Day 6 :             
Saturday Morning Visit to Bachas Beach, Santa Cruz Island
Afternoon Fly to Quito, transfer to Hotel
Day 7 :

Sunday 

Depart for home

NOTES: **Considering the changes in the flight schedules, weather conditions and National Park Regulations, we have included several alternatives to the visits offered to our passengers in the first and last day of the cruise program.

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