Galápagos — South & East Islands aboard the Yolita
7 days from Quito to Quito
From $ 4019
Duration7 days

The Yolita will take you on a four-night journey cruising through the Galápagos Islands that you won’t soon forget. The southern and eastern islands play host to some of the best snorkelling spots within the Galápagos, including Islote Champion and Kicker Rock, where you will see some of the most diverse and impressive marine life around. Relax on the white-sand beaches with iguanas and sea lions, then head to Punta Pitt in search of three distinct species of booby. Don’t forget to drop off a postcard at Post Office Bay before you go, too!

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  • Duration: 7 days
    Service level: Upgraded
  • Starts in: Quito
    Physical Grading: Average
  • Ends in: Quito
    Ages: 12+
Galápagos — South & East Islands aboard the Yolita - Tour Map

Itinerary

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Day 1: Quito

Start place: Quito

There are no planned activities, so check into the hotel and enjoy the city. A G Adventures representative will greet you at the hotel and brief the group on the various aspects of the tour.
Arrive at anytime. Arrival transfer included. 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: Mariscal Sucre International Airport/Seymour Airport
Take an early flight to the Galápagos Islands. In the afternoon, visit North Seymour Island to look out for blue-footed boobies.
Meals: B, L, D
Day 3: Cerro Brujo/Kicker Rock

Start place: Cerro Brujo

Travel to the dramatic Kicker Rock in the morning to witness the steep vertical stone walls rising from the ocean and enjoy some of the best snorkelling in the Galápagos. Continue to Cerro Brujo on San Cristóbal to observe sea lions, marine iguanas, and seabirds along the beach. In the afternoon, head to Isla Lobos known for its friendly sea lions.
Meals: B, L, D
Day 4: Bahía Gardner/Punta Suárez

Start place: Bahia Gardner

Punta Suarez on the western side of Española Island (also called Hood) is spectacular.
Follow the trail through a rookery and learn the geological history of the island from the naturalist, including its dramatic volcanic features, climate, flora, and fauna.
Sail in to Gardner Bay, an excellent swimming and snorkelling site. Head to Punta Suarez on Española Island. The southernmost island in the Galápagos archipelago is home to several wildlife species, including nazca and blue-footed boobies. A hike to the top of the cliff makes for spectacular photo opportunities.

End place: Punta Suarez

Meals: B, L, D
Day 5: Santa Fé Island/South Plaza

Start place: Isla Santa Fe

Visit Santa Fe island for a chance to mingle with the iguanas. Continue to South Plaza for some great bird watching opportunities.

End place: Isla Plaza Norte

Meals: B, L, D
Day 6: Puerto Ayora/Quito

Start place: Puerto Ayora

In the morning, visit the Charles Darwin Research Center and spend some time wandering through town before flying back to Quito. Enjoy an evening in Quito.

End place: Quito

Meals: B
Day 7: Quito

Start place: Quito

Depart at any time.

End place: Quito

Meals: B

Inclusions

Included

  • Arrival transfer
  • Certified Galápagos National Park Service Guide
  • Cruise the Galápagos Islands aboard the Yolita (4 nts)
  • All meals aboard the Yolita
  • Spot frigatebirds and blue-footed boobies (North Seymour Island)
  • Snorkelling at Kicker Rock, Isla Lobos and Gardner Bay
  • Visit to the Charles Darwin Research Station (Santa Cruz Island)
  • Onboard snorkelling equipment and wetsuits
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Transport

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

    Hotels (2 nts), Aboard the Yolita in twin-share cabins (4 nts)

Dates & availability: Galápagos — South & East Islands aboard the Yolita

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Departing Sat, 11/28/2020 Finishing Fri, 12/04/2020 Catalog Price $ 3849 Sale Price $ 3849 16 Book
Departing Sat, 12/12/2020 Finishing Fri, 12/18/2020 Catalog Price $ 3849 Sale Price $ 3849 16 Book
Departing Sat, 12/26/2020 Finishing Fri, 01/01/2021 Catalog Price $ 3949 Sale Price $ 3949 16 Book

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