Encounter the island chain that has enchanted explorers since Darwin first weighed anchor off its shores. Spend four nights exploring the incredible wildlife of the Galapagos archipelago in the company of an expert Naturalist Guide. In the evenings, return to the Xavier to reflect on the day's adventures. Retire to air-conditioned cabins with exclusive lower berths and private bathrooms. As one of the region's largest operators, we understand the importance of controlling the onboard experience – that's why you won't be sold onto someone else's ship.
Prijs per persoon1.937 EUR
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De prijs hierboven is per persoon, maar gebaseerd op 2 volwassenen die samen reizen. Wat is inbegrepen?
Arrive at any time. A G Adventures representative will greet everyone at the hotel and brief the group on the various aspects of the tour.
Day 2 - Quito/Puerto Ayora
Early flight to Baltra. Meet the guide and transfer across Santa Cruz Island to Puerto Ayora to board the boat. Transfer early to the airport for the flight to the Galapagos Islands. Upon arrival meet the Naturalist Guide, who will assist with the transfer to the Xavier, which is moored in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island. Visit a tortoise ranch in the Santa Cruz highlands and get up close and personal with these ancient creatures.
Day 3 - Rabida Island/Bachas Beach
Land at Rabida Island for a visit to a saltwater lagoon and sea lion colony. Afternoon excursion to Bachas Beach for walks to observe the bird and wildlife as well as free time for swimming and snorkelling. In the morning, go on an excursion to Rabida Island, and land on a red sand beach.
Afternoon excursion to Bachas Beach to see the sea lions and plentiful bird life.
Day 4 - Floreana Island
Land at Punta Cormorant on Floreana Island. Guided walks to observe the bird and wildlife and learn about the natural history. Visit Post Office Bay in the afternoon. Snorkelling excursion at Champion Islet. Morning visit to Punta Cormorant on the northern part of Floreana. This is a perfect spot to go snorkelling, as the waters are home to a multitude of colourful fish and sea lions. Please be sure you are a comfortable swimmer, the water here can be rough and the currents are strong.
In the afternoon, visit Post Office Bay, which has an older and less mysterious history. A short hike up past the post barrel takes you to an interesting lava cave.
Day 5 - Punta Suarez/Bahia Gardner
Visit Punta Suarez and Gardner Bay on Espanola Island. Enjoy guided walks to observe wildlife and free time for swimming or snorkelling.
Day 6 - Puerto Baquerizo Moreno/Quito
Visit the Interpretation Centre on San Cristobal Island before flying back to Quito. Reach San Cristobal in the morning. Disembark after breakfast then visit the Interpretation Centre, and transfer to the airport for the flight to Quito. Transfer to the group hotel upon arrival, and enjoy one last night on the town.
Day 7 - Quito
Depart at any time.
Wat is inbegrepen?
Hotels (2 nts), aboard the Xavier in twin-share cabins (4 nts)
Allow USD80-105 for meals not included. Drinks and tips on board not included.
6 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
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Please see the itinerary for information on optional activities and estimated pricing.