Marine: Galapagos - North & Central Islands aboard the Eden (SEV07DA)
Trip Style: Marine - Small-ship adventures on the world's great seas and rivers The poles of the Earth, the wonders of the Galapagos, the mysteries of the Amazon, out-of-the-way Greek Islands and other great places are best (and sometimes only) accessed by boat. Marine trips get you there aboard small ships, exclusive yachts and catamarans.
Service Level: Standard
Physical Demands Rating: 1 - You'll have to walk around on your own, climb some stairs and carry your own bag. Easy does it.
Group Size: Max 16, avg 12
Meals Included: 6 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Spot Sally Lightfoot crabs on Bachas Beach, Marvel at birds gathering along Darwin Bay, Snorkel alongside schools of tropical fish, Visit El Barranco (one of two locations to see red-footed boobies), Walk along volcanic formations on Bartolome Island, See giant Galapagos tortoises at the Charles Darwin Research Station
See nature documentaries and animal biology textbooks come to life on this seven-day sailing around the Galapagos north and central islands. On this unique territory, youll spot some of the rarest, most treasured animal species on the globe. See red-footed boobies at El Barranco (one of two locations to spot the bird), snorkel around underwater craters to witness incredible underwater life, and visit the Charles Darwin Research Station to spot giant Galapagos tortoises. Your journey is hosted aboard the latest addition to the G Adventures fleet- Eden - equipped with amenities that have your comfort and exploratory spirit in mind.
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- Tour Operator
- G Adventures
- Offer valid through 12/31/2020
- 7 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Quito||Day 1 Quito|
Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting with G Representative
|Day 2||Baltra Island||Day 2 Quito/Baltra Island (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Take an early flight to the Galapagos Islands. Head to Bachas Beach to see Sally Lightfoot crabs, flamingos and sea lions. Included Activities: Bachas Beach Landing Transport: Flights from Quito to Baltra depart between 6:40am and 9:40am depending on the day of the week. These will arrive into the Galapagos between 9:30am and 12:30pm with a short refuelling stop in Guayaquil (you will not disembark the plane). You will generally arrive at the boat in time for lunch on Day 2 before the afternoon activity. Plane (2.00 hour(s)) Eden
|Day 3||Genovesa Island||Day 3 Genovesa Island (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Visit Darwin Bay and marvel at the sheer number of birds along the many trails. Head to El Barranco in the afternoon to see the many types of boobies, including red-footed boobies. Included Activities: Snorkelling (Darwin Bay) Darwin Bay Visit El Barranco Visit Transport: Eden
|Day 4||Sullivan Bay||Day 4 Bartolome Island/Sullivan Bay (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Visit Bartolome for a guided tour to see the islands dramatic volcanic features. Continue to Sullivan Bay on Santiago Island to witness the giant lava formations contrasting the white-coral-sand beach. Included Activities: Bartolome Island Landing Snorkelling (Bartolome Island) Sullivan Bay Visit Transport: Eden
|Day 5||Cerro Dragon||Day 5 Black Turtle Cove/Cerro Dragon (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Search for marine life in the mangroves at Black Turtle Cove by panga, after, spot a variety of birdlife at Cerro Dragon. Included Activities: Black Turtle Cove Excursion Cerro Dragon Visit Transport: Eden
|Day 6||Quito||Day 6 Santa Cruz Island/Quito (1B)|
Disembark in Puerto Ayora and visit the Charles Darwin Research Station to see the giant Galapagos tortoises. Fly back to Quito. Included Activities: Charles Darwin Research Station Visit Transport: Plane (2.00 hour(s))
|Day 7||Quito||Day 7 Quito (1B)|
Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
Local Flights: All local flights to and from the Galapagos aare included in the cost of your tour. It is important that we have your passport information at the time of booking in order to process these tickets. Internal flight tickets are issued locally and will be given to you prior to the flight departure.
Flights to either of the airports in the Galapagos leave early in the morning on Day 2 and get you into the islands in the early afternoon. Flights back to the mainland depart between 10:00am and 1:30pm arriving in the early evening.
Please note that all flights to and from the Galapagos make a 1 hour refuelling stop in Guayaquil.
Dossier Disclaimer:The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary.
VERY IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.
Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.