Classic Galapagos - South Eastern Islands (Queen Beatriz) Overview

Sail through the clear waters, meet the unique animals and soak in the beautiful and unusual landscapes of the Galapagos, visiting Santa Fe, Espanola, San Cristobal and Santiago islands.

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    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $5,235
      CAD $5,400
      AUD $5,400
      EUR €3,575
      GBP £3,060
      NZD $5,900
      ZAR R53,040
      CHF FR4,325
    • Extras tool tip
      USD $120 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $5,355*
      CAD $5,530*
      AUD $5,532*
      EUR €3,662*
      GBP £3,139*
      NZD $6,041*
      ZAR R54,316*
      CHF FR4,431*
      *
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There is an earlier version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2014 to Dec 31, 2015. View earlier Classic Galapagos - South Eastern Islands (Queen Beatriz) Deluxe Double.

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Trip Validity

  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Enjoy a classic adventure in the Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos is one of the most unique places on the planet. Where animals demonstrate the theory of evolution, landmasses demonstrate both the beauty and volcanic power of the earth and the environment has embraced its wildlife rather than population growth. Then there’s the spectacular snorkelling, swimming, hiking and relaxation to be enjoyed. For the best of the Galapagos, look no further than this classic adventure.

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:

  • Transport:

    Motorised catamaran
  • Included activities:

    Bahia Gardner, Espumilla Beach and Buccaneer’s Cove, Isla Bartolome, Isla Lobos, Isla Santa Fe, Kicker Rock - Snorkelling, Plaza Sur, Puerto Egas, Punta Pitt, Punta Suarez, San Cristobal Highlands, San Cristobal Interpretation Center, Santa Cruz Highlands, 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. ** Please note that effective from 01 March 2015, the transit card fee will be US$20 ** 3. Prices for this trip vary depending on cabin type - please select your preferred cabin type for exact trip price. 4. Dietary requirements need to be advised at least 10 days prior to departure so that any included meals can be properly catered for. 5. An airport arrival transfer is included. Please provide your flight details at the time of booking.

  • Trip price from

    USD $5,235
    CAD $5,400
    AUD $5,400
    EUR €3,575
    GBP £3,060
    NZD $5,900
    ZAR R53,040
    CHF FR4,325
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    Extras

    USD $120 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
    Price information
  • Total price from

    USD $5,355*
    CAD $5,530*
    AUD $5,532*
    EUR €3,662*
    GBP £3,139*
    NZD $6,041*
    ZAR R54,316*
    CHF FR4,431*
    *
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  • Per day from:

    USD $535
    CAD $553
    AUD $553
    EUR €366
    GBP £313
    NZD $604
    ZAR R5,431
    CHF FR443
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About Ecuador

Classic Galapagos - South Eastern Islands (Queen Beatriz) 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 Santa Cruz

The Highlands of Santa Cruz are home to the unique Scalesia cloud forest where you will find different species of Darwin finches and possibly the world famous woodpecker.

Day 3 Santa Fe & Plaza Sur

Isla Santa Fe is a lovely place to take a dip with sea lions and its cacti forests are host to a unique sub-species of land iguanas.

Day 4 Isla Espanola

Due to its remote location, Isla Espanola has a large population of endemic birdlife and its coastline provides excellent opportunities to see reef sharks, turtles and tropical fish. Gardner Beach is considered by many as one of the most beautiful beaches in the Galapagos Islands and full of California sea lions and Hood Mocking birds. A walk along the trails of Punta Suarez offers us some magical panoramas.

Day 5 Isla San Cristobal

The eastern-most island in the Galapagos, San Cristobal Island offers an array of animals and activities. An early morning walk with playful Sea Lions, Frigate Birds and Blue Footed Boobies, some snorkelling at Kicker Rock followed by a Panga Ride to Cerro Brujo where the volcanic formations are breathtaking.

Day 6 Isla Cristobal

One of the most unique and diverse landscapes in the world, the Galapagos Islands boast an amazing array of wildlife, both on land and underwater. San Cristobal's Interpretation Centre brings the history and geography of the Galapagos archipelago to life, from its volcanic origins to discovery, colonisation and the present day.

Day 7 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 Sitting on Isla Santiago's eastern coast, Bahia Sullivan's 100-year-old lava flow forms a black carpet of intricate markings and patterns, where iguanas and Sally Lightfoot crabs roam.

Day 8 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 9 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 10 Quito

Quito's impressive Old Town is full of picturesque streets and historic buildings - there are more than 30 churches to explore, as well as fascinating museums and lively plazas.
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    • GLKL
    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $5,235
      CAD $5,400
      AUD $5,400
      EUR €3,575
      GBP £3,060
      NZD $5,900
      ZAR R53,040
      CHF FR4,325
    • Extras tool tip
      USD $120 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $5,355*
      CAD $5,530*
      AUD $5,532*
      EUR €3,662*
      GBP £3,139*
      NZD $6,041*
      ZAR R54,316*
      CHF FR4,431*
      *
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    • Sailing, Wildlife
    • Comfort
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