Galapagos Encounter - Central Islands (Queen Beatriz) Standard Twin Overview

Explore the central islands of the Galapagos on this startling adventure that highlights the best of the San Cristobal, Bartolome and Santiago islands.

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    • GLKK
    • Trip Price tool tip
      ZAR R24,785
      CHF FR2,065
      USD $2,450
      CAD $2,525
      AUD $2,480
      EUR €1,705
      GBP £1,435
      NZD $2,760
    • Extras tool tip
      USD $110 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
    • Total price tool tip
      ZAR R25,954*
      CHF FR2,162*
      USD $2,560*
      CAD $2,644*
      AUD $2,596*
      EUR €1,785*
      GBP £1,499*
      NZD $2,890*
      *
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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 Galapagos Encounter - Central Islands (Queen Beatriz) Deluxe Double.

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Trip Validity

  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Encounter the central Galapagos Islands on this adventure sailing tour

Encounter the Galapagos on a sailing voyage that takes in the very best of the central islands. Rub shoulders with the local wildlife as sea lions, iguanas, giant tortoises and exotic birds of all shapes and sizes go about their daily business all over this wild slice of paradise. Go snorkelling in the presence of mighty manta rays and lively turtles, and see tropical fish fill the surrounding water with fluorescent colour. Experience firsthand the natural, rugged landscapes of the Galapagos, and see what Charles Darwin saw when he arrived on the isles more than 180 years ago and began formulating his theory of evolution. Prepare to get fully acquainted with the natural wonder of these far-flung islands on this breathtaking Galapagos Encounter.

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Quito, Ecuador
  • Finish:

    Quito, Ecuador
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Accommodation:

  • Transport:

    Motorised catamaran
  • Included activities:

    Espumilla Beach and Buccaneer’s Cove, Isla Bartolome, Puerto Egas, San Cristobal 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. 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

    ZAR R24,785
    CHF FR2,065
    USD $2,450
    CAD $2,525
    AUD $2,480
    EUR €1,705
    GBP £1,435
    NZD $2,760
    Price information
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    Extras

    USD $110 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
    Price information
  • Total price from

    ZAR R25,954*
    CHF FR2,162*
    USD $2,560*
    CAD $2,644*
    AUD $2,596*
    EUR €1,785*
    GBP £1,499*
    NZD $2,890*
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    ZAR R4,325
    CHF FR360
    USD $426
    CAD $440
    AUD $432
    EUR €297
    GBP £249
    NZD $481
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About Ecuador

Galapagos Encounter - Central Islands (Queen Beatriz) Standard Twin Summary

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Day 1 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.

Day 2 Isla San 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.

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 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 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 Quito

All good things must come to an end – and the Galapagos Encounter does just that after a delicious breakfast in the Ecuadorian capital.
    • 6
    • GLKK
    • Trip Price tool tip
      ZAR R24,785
      CHF FR2,065
      USD $2,450
      CAD $2,525
      AUD $2,480
      EUR €1,705
      GBP £1,435
      NZD $2,760
    • Extras tool tip
      USD $110 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
    • Total price tool tip
      ZAR R25,954*
      CHF FR2,162*
      USD $2,560*
      CAD $2,644*
      AUD $2,596*
      EUR €1,785*
      GBP £1,499*
      NZD $2,890*
      *
    •  
       
       
       
       
    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Sailing, Wildlife
    • Comfort
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