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Voyage of Discovery:
Wonders of the Galápagos Islands

Exclusively Chartered First-Class Exploration Vessel SANTA CRUZ II

January 29 - February 6, 2018
Activity Level:
Active
From $4,995 plus air, double occupancy

This incredible nine-day journey features the Galápagos Islands, where the unique wildlife accepts up-close human interaction like nowhere else on Earth. Accompanied by certified naturalists, cruise for four nights and enjoy three nights on mainland Ecuador. Ecuadorian rainforest eco lodge Pre-Tour Option. Six-night Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley Post-Tour Option.

Click to view a brochure online with comprehensive trip details or contact us to receive a brochure in the mail. For more information, you may call our travel partner Thomas P. Gohanan & Company at 800-922-3088.

Itinerary*

  • Day 1 - Depart the U.S. or Canada/Arrive in Quito, Ecuador
  • Day 2 - Quito
  • Day 3 - Quito
  • Day 4 - Quito/Fly to Baltra Island, Galápagos Islands/Embark SANTA CRUZ II/Santa Cruz Island
  • Day 5 - Isabela Island/Fernandina Island
  • Day 6 - Santa Cruz Island, for Charles Darwin Research Station
  • Day 7 - Post Office Bay, Floreana Island/Champion Islet/Cormorant Point
  • Day 8 - Baltra Island/Disembark ship/Fly to Guayaquil, Ecuador/Depart for the U.S. or Canada
  • Day 9 - Arrive in the U.S. or Canada

*Cruise itinerary is subject to change.

Highlights

  • Extraordinary and exclusive nine-day Galápagos journey.
  • Uniquely designed itinerary offering the rare combination of Ecuador’s Andes Mountains and the Galápagos Islands.
  • Three nights in Quito featuring a tour of the Old City, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Four-night Galápagos cruise aboard the first-class expedition vessel SANTA CRUZ II, the best expedition-style ship in the Galápagos.
  • Visit two of the islands visited by Charles Darwin.
  • Experience up-close encounters with exotic wildlife.
  • Small group walks led by expert naturalist guides.
  • Insightful lectures by expert naturalists with in-depth knowledge of the Galápagos Islands and their flora and fauna.
  • Absolute best Galápagos value in the market!
  • Three-night Pre-Tour Option featuring the deluxe, award-winning MASHPI LODGE in the heart of the biodiverse Ecuadorian rainforest.
  • Six-night Machu Picchu Post-Tour Option including the Sacred Valley and Lima, Peru.

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