Classic Galapagos - Central Eastern Islands (Queen Beatriz) Standard Twin Overview

Travel to the Galapagos Islands and sail around the central eastern islands, witnessing amazing wildlife and visiting North Seymour, Isla Rabida, Bartolome among others.

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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later Classic Galapagos - Central Eastern Islands (Queen Beatriz) Standard Twin.

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  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Uncover the central eastern Galapagos Islands on an exciting sailing adventure

Experience the serenity of the Galapagos Islands as you drift across the Pacific Ocean on this relaxing 10-day sailing trip. The natural beauty and wildlife of these magnificent Ecuadorian isles are something to behold and, aboard your plush sailing vessel, soaking up the scenery is unavoidable. Retrace the 180-year-old voyage of Charles Darwin by sea, get shell-shocked by giant tortoises and go birdwatching for boobies on the shores surrounding the stunning Galapagos Islands. As far as Galapagos adventures go, this trip is nothing but smooth sailing.

  • Visit the highlands of Galapaguera of Cerro Colorado
  • Snorkel in the wildlife-laden waters of Las Bachas
  • Marvel at Isla Rabida’s red-sand beaches and scarlet cliffs
  • See the fascinating array of lava tubes at Sombrero Chino

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Quito, Ecuador
  • Finish:

    Quito, Ecuador
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    9 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (2 nts), Motorised yacht (7 nts)
  • Transport:

    Minibus, Motorised catamaran, Plane
  • Included activities:

    Bachas Beach Visit, Black Turtle Cove Visit, Cerro Dragon, Charles Darwin Research Centre, Espumilla Beach and Buccaneer’s Cove, Isla Bartolome, Isla Mosquera Beach, Isla North Seymour Walk and Snorkel, Isla Rabida Snorkelling, Puerto Egas, San Cristobal Highlands, Sombrero Chino, Sullivan Bay

  • Notes:

    1. Price includes Quito - Galapagos return flights. 2. Compulsory Galapagos park entry fee US$100 and Transit control card fee US$10 (subject to change) are payable locally to the relevant government authorities. 3. Prices for this trip vary depending on cabin type - please select your preferred cabin type for exact trip price. 4. Please note: this trip has an increased non-refundable deposit. 5. Dietary requirements need to be advised at least 10 days prior to departure so that any included meals can be properly catered for. 6. An airport arrival transfer is included. Please provide your flight details at the time of booking.

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Classic Galapagos - Central Eastern Islands (Queen Beatriz) Standard Twin Summary

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Day 1 Quito

Quito is a cultured city with a wonderous Old Town, a dynamic nightlife and atmospheric streets showcasing Ecuadorian life in all its splendour.

Day 2 Isla San Cristobal

The eastern-most island in the Galapagos, a variety of seabirds nest on Isla San Cristobal, including blue-footed boobies, red-footed boobies and frigates.

Day 3 Isla Bartolome

Inhospitable to most plants and animals, Isla Bartolome is one of the most spectacular volcanic landscapes in the Galapagos, full of parasitic spatter cones, lava flows and Bombs, the famous Pinnacle Rock and Galapagos penguins and lava lizards

Day 4 Isla Santiago

Isla Santiago features some of the most idyllic locations in the archipelago, including Espumilla Beach, Buccaneer Cove and the black sands of Puerto Egas.

Day 5 Isla Santa Cruz

Isla Santa Cruz is home to the Charles Darwin Research Station The station's visitor centre and museum are essential stops for anyone interested in the archipelago's natural and human history, and keen to learn more about conservation efforts to preserve the unique ecosystems of the Galapagos. It also offers visitors their best chance for close-up encounters with giant tortoises.

Day 6 Isla North Seymour/Isla Mosquera

The walking trail along Isla North Seymour's rocky coast passes colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigate birds, who share the same nesting grounds on the island.

Day 7 Tortuga Nergra & Cerro Dragon

The peaceful waters of Black Turtle Cove - a mangrove wetland on the north coast of Isla Santa Cruz - are a wonderful place to see green turtles, Galapagos sharks and abundant birdlife.

Day 8 Isla Rabida/Sombrero Chino

One of the archipelago's most striking islands, Isla Rabida has fascinating indigenous wildlife, unique red-sand beaches and a saltwater lagoon where flamingos can often be seen.

Day 9 Bachas Beach

Located on the north shore of Isla Santa Cruz, the beautiful beaches of Las Bachas have particularly soft sand and the nearby rocks provide great snorkelling.

Day 10 Quito

Stretched out along a central Andean valley under the gaze of Volcan Pichincha, Quito is one of the most attractive cities in South America.
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      USD $110 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
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    • Sailing, Wildlife
    • Comfort
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