Galápagos — North, Central, & South Islands aboard the Eden
10 days from Quito to Quito
From $ 4799
Duration10 days

Mother Nature's zoo lies in the Galápagos Islands, where an incredibly diverse array of animals live in harmony. On this ten-day sailing adventure through the north, central and south islands, you'll have the opportunity to spot the Galápagos' most unique species. See giant tortoises at the El Chato Reserve, marine iguanas on Floreana Island, and the elusive red-footed boobie at El Barranco. Do it all on the Eden, the latest addition to the G Adventures fleet for a trip that doesn't lack in the comforts you're familiar with.

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  • Duration: 10 days
    Service level: Standard
  • Starts in: Quito
    Physical Grading: Average
  • Ends in: Quito
    Ages: 12+
Galápagos — North, Central, & South Islands aboard the Eden - Tour Map

Itinerary

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Day 1: Quito

Start place: Quito

Arrive at any time. Opt to pre-book the "Quito City Tour & Equator Line" activity on the checkout page ahead of time to include this optional on your tour.

End place: Quito

Day 2: Quito/Baltra Island

Start place: Quito

Take an early flight to the Galápagos Islands. Head to Bachas Beach to see Sally Lightfoot crabs, flamingos and sea lions.

End place: Baltra Island

Meals: B, L, D
Day 3: Genovesa Island

Start place: Isla Genovesa

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.

End place: Isla Genovesa

Meals: B, L, D
Day 4: Bartolomé Island/Sullivan Bay

Start place: Isla Bartolome

Visit Bartolomé for a guided tour to see the island's dramatic volcanic features. Continue to Sullivan Bay on Santiago Island to witness the giant lava formations contrasting the white-coral-sand beach.

End place: Bahia Sullivan

Meals: B, L, D
Day 5: Black Turtle Cove/Cerro Dragón
Search for marine life in the mangroves at Black Turtle Cove by panga, after, spot a variety of birdlife at Cerro Dragón.
Meals: B, L, D
Day 6: Puerto Ayora

Start place: Puerto Ayora

Visit the Charles Darwin Research Station and the highlands of Santa Cruz to try to see giant land tortoises in the wild, then enjoy free time to explore Puerto Ayora.

End place: Puerto Ayora

Meals: B, L, D
Day 7: Floreana Island/Punta Cormorant

Start place: Floreana Island

Visit Post Office Bay and enjoy guided walks to observe the bird and wildlife and learn about the natural history of Floreana Island. After, snorkel at Corona del Diablo.

End place: Punta Cormorant

Meals: B, L, D
Day 8: Punta Suárez/Bahía Gardner

Start place: Punta Suarez

Enjoy the day on Española Island, one of the oldest in the archipelago. Visit Punta Suárez, known for its amazing bird colonies and home to the waved albatross ( between April and December). After lunch, visit the white sandy beach of Gardner Bay and jump in for a snorkelling excursion.

End place: Bahia Gardner

Meals: B, L, D
Day 9: San Cristóbal Island/Quito

Start place: San Cristobal Island

Visit the Interpretation Centre on San Cristóbal Island before flying back to Quito.

End place: Quito

Meals: B, L, D
Day 10: Quito

Start place: Quito

Depart at any time.

End place: Quito

Meals: B

Inclusions

Included

  • Cruise the Galápagos Islands aboard the Eden (7 nts)
  • All meals aboard the Eden
  • Certified Galápagos National Park Service Guide
  • Excursion to see red-footed boobies (Genovesa Island)
  • Hike to the Bartolomé Island viewpoint overlooking the famous Pinnacle Rock
  • Visits to Floreana and Española Islands
  • Snorkelling at Darwin Bay, Sullivan Bay, Gardner Bay, and Corona del Diablo
  • Onboard snorkelling equipment and wetsuits
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Transport

    Plane, Motorized yacht (Eden), Van, Panga, Private bus
  • Accommodation

    Hotels (2 nts), Aboard the Eden in twin-share (bunks), Twin-share (lower berths), Or double cabins (7 nts)

Dates & availability: Galápagos — North, Central, & South Islands aboard the Eden

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Departing Sat, 11/28/2020 Finishing Mon, 12/07/2020 Catalog Price $ 4699 Sale Price $ 4699 16 Book
Departing Sat, 12/12/2020 Finishing Mon, 12/21/2020 Catalog Price $ 4699 Sale Price $ 4699 16 Book
Departing Sat, 12/26/2020 Finishing Mon, 01/04/2021 Catalog Price $ 4799 Sale Price $ 4799 16 Book

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