(10D | 9N) Ecuador, Galapagos Cruise & Peru | GO Galapagos

SOUTH AMERICAN GEMS 10 DAYS

Ecuador, Galapagos Cruise & Peru (10D | 9N)

Highlights

Visit Machu Picchu and immerse yourself in the captivating history of the Inca Empire.

 

Be amazed by Quito, South America’s best-preserved old town.

Embark on an unforgettable cruise to the magic of Galapagos Islands.  

Contact our travel experts.

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Length of your trip

10 days

/9 nights

3 days Peru

3 days Ecuador

4 days onboard

All meals included

onboard

From:

$4,304

per person in USD

(subject to change)

Lima-Peru

Discover the magical beauty of Peru, where ancient traditions are perfectly combined with vibrant modernity. From the mystical ruins of Machu Picchu to the bustling streets of Lima, Peru offers a rich tapestry of experiences for every traveler.  Immerse yourself in the captivating history of the Inca Empire and savor the exquisite flavors of Peruvian cuisine. With its rich heritage and welcoming hospitality, Peru promises an unforgettable adventure.

Choose your Ship

Galapagos Legend

Boutique Expedition Cruise Galapagos Legend

This exquisite vessel, designed for 100 guests, offers an intimate glimpse into the Galapagos’ charm. Await a voyage filled with culinary delights and extraordinary adventures. Elevate your experience with the knowledge of our expert Galapagos guides, ensuring an adventure rich in discovery and luxury.

Select your Itinerary

Day 1: Lima - Perú

AM

Lima Transfer in (Airport – Hotel)
Welcome to the City of Kings.

Upon arrival in Lima, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

PM

First Class Hotel in Lima

Tours to visit the Cathedral in the center of Lima Peru
Day 2: Cusco & its surroundings

AM

Flight to Cusco After breakfast, guests will be transferred to the airport for their flight to Cusco. Upon arrival, guests will have free time to adjust to the altitude. 

PM

Cusco & its surroundings In the afternoon, there will be a city tour of Cusco visiting the Sacsayhuaman Archaeological Park, Q’enqo and the Puma Shrine, Tambomachay, a panoramic view of Puca Pucara, the Korinkancha Temple, the Inti God Shrine and the main square where we will visit the Cathedral. Return to the selected hotel for an overnight stay.

Overnight: First Class Hotel in Cusco

Day 3: Cusco - Peru
machu-picchu-go-package

AM

Machu-Picchu. Early in the morning, we head by train to one of the World’s Seven Wonders. Upon arrival at Aguas Calientes, we continue on a bus ride to Machu Picchu, with a view of the Urubamba River and its canyon. Guided visit to Machu Picchu, also known as the Lost City of the Incas and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Machu Picchu was built in the classical Inca style, with polished dry-stone walls fitted with precision. We will visit the famous ceremonial shrines, terraces, and steps. 

PM

Return to Cusco. In the afternoon, we will enjoy a local lunch and return by train to Cusco. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

peru sacred valley
executive-hotel-room

AM

Cusco – Lima to Quito, Ecuador: Guests will be transferred to the airport for their flight from Cusco to Lima and from Lima to Quito, Ecuador. 

Welcome to Quito! A representative will meet you and transfer you to your hotel. You will have free time to explore the city, relax, and settle in.

 

PM

Quito – Ecuador. GO Quito Hotel in Quito 5* Hotel. Premium Room

Iglesia del San Francisco - Cento Histórico de Quito
Middle of the world - Quito

AM

Colonial Quito.

Stroll through the busy streets and squares of the most significant historic center of the Americas: a multi-ethnic, artistic, and UNESCO World Heritage Site.

PM

The Middle of the World.

Afterward, our guide will visit the Middle of the World Complex at latitude 0*0*0. Return to the hotel for the night.

Accommodation: In the 5-Star GO Quito Hotel / Premium Room

Galapagos Legend
highlands

AM

✈ Welcome to Galapagos. Departure from Quito to Baltra Island is a 2 1⁄2 hour flight. Upon arrival in the Galapagos, passengers are greeted at the airport by our knowledgeable guides who will accompany them on a short ten-minute bus ride to the pier where they will board the Galapagos Legend.


PM

Highlands (Santa Cruz Island) In the central highlands of Santa Cruz Island, we have our best opportunity to interact at close quarters with totally wild, Galapagos giant tortoises. A short walk among these huge, 600 lb, reptiles will also offer the chance for more highland species, especially several species of the famed finches.

Prince-Phillips
darwin-bay

AM

El Barranco (Genovesa Island) Be marveled at the variety of sea life that uses the crevices of the lava cliffs for shelter. Red-billed Tropic birds fly overhead, and a small colony of fur seals may be found near the landing site. You will be dropped off at a steep stairway that begins on rocks at the foot of a path that leads through a seabird colony entire of Nazca and Red-footed Boobies.

PM

Darwin Bay (Genovesa Island) From within the flooded caldera of Tower Island, we set foot onto a sandy beach to be greeted by swallow-tailed gulls, often said to be the most beautiful gull in the world. On the trail, we can see nesting red-footed boobies and great frigate birds.

south-plaza
santa-fe

AM

South Plaza Island Sea lions, swallow-tailed gulls, and land iguanas are all at the landing site. The small island is covered with a carpet of a red succulent, studded with Opuntia cacti. At the cliff edge, we spend time watching birds like frigate birds, flocks of Galapagos shearwaters, and particular note, flights of displaying red-billed tropic birds.

PM

Santa Fe Island After a fabulous snorkel in the turquoise waters of the protected bay, we may have enjoyed time with sea lions, turtles, reef sharks, and spotted eagle rays. Landing on a sandy beach, we spend time watching the abundant sea lions there with us. We begin a walk past a forest of island-endemic giant Opuntia cacti, and we can watch the Santa Fe land Iguana.

bachas beach 2 1
executive-hotel-room

AM

Bachas Beach (Santa Cruz Island) Named for some wrecked World War II barges whose ribs are still visible in the sand this visitor site offers great swimming, a lovely walk along the shore, and a visit to a lagoon behind the high tide line with wading birds, marine iguanas and sometimes even flamingos. The two beaches are also favorite nesting sites for green turtles, which often leave tractor-like tracks in the sand.

Baltra Island Airport After the visit, passengers will be transferred to the airport for their return flight to Quito.

 

PM

Accommodation: In the 5-Star GO Quito Hotel / Premium Room.

Go Quito Hotel - breakfast

Transfer to Quito airport

Transfer to Quito airport or guests can also extend their stay in Ecuador with other land tours we offer.

Wildlife by expedition

Day 1: Lima - Perú

AM

Lima Transfer in (Airport – Hotel)
Welcome to the City of Kings.

Upon arrival in Lima, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

PM

First Class Hotel in Lima

Tours to visit the Cathedral in the center of Lima Peru
Day 2: Cusco & its surroundings

AM

Flight to Cusco After breakfast, guests will be transferred to the airport for their flight to Cusco. Upon arrival, guests will have free time to adjust to the altitude. 

PM

Cusco & its surroundings In the afternoon, there will be a city tour of Cusco visiting the Sacsayhuaman Archaeological Park, Q’enqo and the Puma Shrine, Tambomachay, a panoramic view of Puca Pucara, the Korinkancha Temple, the Inti God Shrine and the main square where we will visit the Cathedral. Return to the selected hotel for an overnight stay.

Overnight: First Class Hotel in Cusco

Day 3: Cusco - Peru
machu-picchu-go-package

AM

Machu-Picchu. Early in the morning, we head by train to one of the World’s Seven Wonders. Upon arrival at Aguas Calientes, we continue on a bus ride to Machu Picchu, with a view of the Urubamba River and its canyon. Guided visit to Machu Picchu, also known as the Lost City of the Incas and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Machu Picchu was built in the classical Inca style, with polished dry-stone walls fitted with precision. We will visit the famous ceremonial shrines, terraces, and steps. 

PM

Return to Cusco. In the afternoon, we will enjoy a local lunch and return by train to Cusco. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

peru sacred valley
executive-hotel-room

AM

Cusco – Lima to Quito, Ecuador: Guests will be transferred to the airport for their flight from Cusco to Lima and from Lima to Quito, Ecuador. 

Welcome to Quito! A representative will meet you and transfer you to your hotel. You will have free time to explore the city, relax, and settle in.

 

PM

Quito – Ecuador. GO Quito Hotel in Quito 5* Hotel. Premium Room

Iglesia del San Francisco - Cento Histórico de Quito
Middle of the world - Quito

AM

Colonial Quito.

Stroll through the busy streets and squares of the most significant historic center of the Americas: a multi-ethnic, artistic, and UNESCO World Heritage Site.

PM

The Middle of the World.

Afterward, our guide will visit the Middle of the World Complex at latitude 0*0*0. Return to the hotel for the night.

Accommodation: In the 5-Star GO Quito Hotel / Premium Room

Galapagos Legend
north-seymur

AM

✈ Welcome to Galapagos. Departure from Quito to Baltra Island is a 2 1⁄2 hour flight. Upon arrival in the Galapagos, passengers are greeted at the airport by our knowledgeable guides who will accompany them on a short 10 minute bus ride to the pier where they will board the Galapagos Legend.

PM

North Seymour Island This flat, uplifting, island is an important spot to see both magnificent and great frigate bird males courting the females and, we will also likely see courting blue-footed boobies too. Sea lions, swallow-tailed gulls, crashing surf and distant views of the Daphne Islands top off a great visit.

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AM

Bartolome Island Considered the most iconic landscape of the entire archipelago the view from the top of Bartolome Island, overlooking the famous Pinnacle Rock and the austere Santiago Island, Our subsequent snorkel here might put us face to face with Galapagos penguins, white-tipped reef sharks, and playful sea lions.

PM

Sullivan Bay (Santiago Island) Visitors are always totally enthralled by the amazing beds of pahoehoe lava from the recent flow on the island. It is a landscape and macro photographer’s dream. As we hike over the lava, we will discuss the importance of pioneering plants such as the tiny Mollugo.

punta-pitt (1)
cerro-brujo

AM

Punta Pitt (San Cristobal Island) This is the only place on the islands where we will enjoy the chance to see all three of the booby species in the same place. The red-footed will be perched on the Cordia lutea and small trees, the Nazca ́s on the ground near the cliff edge, and the blue-footed will be further inland. Frigate birds will be all around and the views are breathtaking.

PM

Cerro Brujo (San Cristobal Island) From our dinghy ride, as we head to shore, we are first humbled by the immensity of the stunning cliffs of the Sorcerer’s Hill. You can enjoy simply sharing the beach with sea lions, snorkeling from shore, or walking to a hidden lagoon where you might spot black-necked stilts, ruddy turnstones, whimbrels, and white-cheeked pintails.

cerro-colorado
executive-hotel-room

AM

Cerro Colorado (San Cristobal Island) In the moist highlands of San Cristobal, we will visit the giant tortoise breeding center “La Galapaguera” to witness the archipelago’s most iconic creature in its various life stages. The reserve aims to help restore the threatened San Cristóbal tortoise populations back into the wild. In town, there are shops to purchase local handicrafts and souvenirs.

✈ San Cristobal Airport After the visit, passengers will be transferred to the airport for their return flight to Quito.

PM

Accommodation: In the 5-Star GO Quito Hotel / Premium Room.

Go Quito Hotel - breakfast

Transfer to Quito airport

Transfer to Quito airport or guests can also extend their stay in Ecuador with other land tours we offer.

Wildlife by expedition

Coral-Yachts

Expedition Yachts Coral I & Coral II

Coral I & Coral II are gorgeous and comfortable sister yachts. They offer charming social areas on three decks with outdoor and interior spaces that allow you to enjoy an intimate expedition experience on your way. They can accommodate 36 and 20 guests, respectively.

Select your Itinerary

Day 1: Lima - Perú

AM

Lima Transfer in (Airport – Hotel)
Welcome to the City of Kings.

Upon arrival in Lima, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

PM

First Class Hotel in Lima

Tours to visit the Cathedral in the center of Lima Peru
Day 2: Cusco & its surroundings

AM

Flight to Cusco After breakfast, guests will be transferred to the airport for their flight to Cusco. Upon arrival, guests will have free time to adjust to the altitude. 

PM

Cusco & its surroundings In the afternoon, there will be a city tour of Cusco visiting the Sacsayhuaman Archaeological Park, Q’enqo and the Puma Shrine, Tambomachay, a panoramic view of Puca Pucara, the Korinkancha Temple, the Inti God Shrine and the main square where we will visit the Cathedral. Return to the selected hotel for an overnight stay.

Overnight: First Class Hotel in Cusco

Day 3: Cusco - Peru
machu-picchu-go-package

AM

Machu-Picchu. Early in the morning, we head by train to one of the World’s Seven Wonders. Upon arrival at Aguas Calientes, we continue on a bus ride to Machu Picchu, with a view of the Urubamba River and its canyon. Guided visit to Machu Picchu, also known as the Lost City of the Incas and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Machu Picchu was built in the classical Inca style, with polished dry-stone walls fitted with precision. We will visit the famous ceremonial shrines, terraces, and steps. 

PM

Return to Cusco. In the afternoon, we will enjoy a local lunch and return by train to Cusco. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

peru sacred valley
executive-hotel-room

AM

Cusco – Lima to Quito, Ecuador: Guests will be transferred to the airport for their flight from Cusco to Lima and from Lima to Quito, Ecuador. 

Welcome to Quito! A representative will meet you and transfer you to your hotel. You will have free time to explore the city, relax, and settle in.

 

PM

Quito – Ecuador. GO Quito Hotel in Quito 5* Hotel. Premium Room

Iglesia del San Francisco - Cento Histórico de Quito
Middle of the world - Quito

AM

Colonial Quito.

Stroll through the busy streets and squares of the most significant historic center of the Americas: a multi-ethnic, artistic, and UNESCO World Heritage Site.

PM

The Middle of the World.

Afterward, our guide will visit the Middle of the World Complex at latitude 0*0*0. Return to the hotel for the night.

Accommodation: In the 5-Star GO Quito Hotel / Premium Room

Coral-Yachts
Punta-Carrion

AM

 Welcome to Galapagos. Departure from Quito to Baltra Island is a 2 1⁄2 hour flight. Upon arrival in the Galapagos, passengers are greeted at the airport by our knowledgeable guides who will accompany them on a short ten-minute bus ride to the pier where they will board the Coral I or Coral II.

PM

Punta Carrion (Santa Cruz Island). Dinghy ride at the entry of the Itabaca Channel in a lagoon with turquoise water, where we can observe sharks, blue- footed boobies, and different kinds of fish.

Prince-Phillips
darwin-bay

AM

El Barranco (Genovesa Island). Be marveled at the variety of sea life that uses the crevices of the lava cliffs for shelter. Red-billed Tropicbirds fly overhead, and a small colony of fur seals may be found near the landing site. You will be dropped off at a steep stairway that begins on rocks at the foot of a path that leads through a seabird colony full of Nazca and Red- footed Boobies.

PM

Darwin Bay (Genovesa Island). From within the flooded caldera of Tower Island, we set foot onto a sandy beach to be greeted by swallow- tailed gulls often said to be the most beautiful gull in the world. In the trail we can see at nesting red-footed boobies and great frigatebirds.

Rabida
bartolome

AM

Rabida Island. Lying at the archipelago’s heart, this dramatic island with a distinctive red-sand beach is home to sea lions, mockingbirds, finches, endemic Galapagos doves, and vermilion flycatchers. A walk takes us through a forest of palo santo and cacti to a beautiful overview of the bay.

PM

Bartolome Island. Considered the most iconic landscape of the entire archipelago the view from the top of Bartolome Island, overlooking the famous Pinnacle Rock and the austere Santiago Island, Our subsequent snorkel here might put us face to face with Galapagos penguins, white- tipped reef sharks, and playful sea lions.

highlands

AM

Highlands (Santa Cruz Island). In the central highlands of Santa Cruz Island, we have our best opportunity to interact at close quarters with totally wild, Galapagos giant tortoises. A short walk among these huge, 600lb, reptiles will also offer the chance for more highland species, especially several species of the famed finches.

 Baltra Island Airport. After the visit, passengers will be transferred to the airport for their return flight to Quito.

PM

Accommodation: In the 5-Star GO Quito Hotel / Premium Room.

Go Quito Hotel - breakfast

Transfer to Quito airport

Transfer to Quito airport or guests can also extend their stay in Ecuador with other land tours we offer.

Wildlife by expedition

Day 1: Lima - Perú

AM

Lima Transfer in (Airport – Hotel)
Welcome to the City of Kings.

Upon arrival in Lima, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

PM

First Class Hotel in Lima

Tours to visit the Cathedral in the center of Lima Peru
Day 2: Cusco & its surroundings

AM

Flight to Cusco After breakfast, guests will be transferred to the airport for their flight to Cusco. Upon arrival, guests will have free time to adjust to the altitude. 

PM

Cusco & its surroundings In the afternoon, there will be a city tour of Cusco visiting the Sacsayhuaman Archaeological Park, Q’enqo and the Puma Shrine, Tambomachay, a panoramic view of Puca Pucara, the Korinkancha Temple, the Inti God Shrine and the main square where we will visit the Cathedral. Return to the selected hotel for an overnight stay.

Overnight: First Class Hotel in Cusco

Day 3: Cusco - Peru
machu-picchu-go-package

AM

Machu-Picchu. Early in the morning, we head by train to one of the World’s Seven Wonders. Upon arrival at Aguas Calientes, we continue on a bus ride to Machu Picchu, with a view of the Urubamba River and its canyon. Guided visit to Machu Picchu, also known as the Lost City of the Incas and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Machu Picchu was built in the classical Inca style, with polished dry-stone walls fitted with precision. We will visit the famous ceremonial shrines, terraces, and steps. 

PM

Return to Cusco. In the afternoon, we will enjoy a local lunch and return by train to Cusco. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

peru sacred valley
executive-hotel-room

AM

Cusco – Lima to Quito, Ecuador: Guests will be transferred to the airport for their flight from Cusco to Lima and from Lima to Quito, Ecuador. 

Welcome to Quito! A representative will meet you and transfer you to your hotel. You will have free time to explore the city, relax, and settle in.

 

PM

Quito – Ecuador. GO Quito Hotel in Quito 5* Hotel. Premium Room

Iglesia del San Francisco - Cento Histórico de Quito
Middle of the world - Quito

AM

Colonial Quito.

Stroll through the busy streets and squares of the most significant historic center of the Americas: a multi-ethnic, artistic, and UNESCO World Heritage Site.

PM

The Middle of the World.

Afterward, our guide will visit the Middle of the World Complex at latitude 0*0*0. Return to the hotel for the night.

Accommodation: In the 5-Star GO Quito Hotel / Premium Room

Coral-Yachts
north-seymur

AM

 Welcome to Galapagos. Departure from Quito to Baltra Island is a 2 1⁄2 hour flight. Upon arrival in the Galapagos, passengers are greeted at the airport by our knowledgeable guides who will accompany them on a short ten- minute bus ride to the pier where they will board the Coral I or Coral II.

PM

North Seymour Island. This flat, uplifting, island is an important spot to see both magnificent and great frigatebird males courting the females and, we will also likely see courting blue-footed boobies too. Sea lions, swallow-tailed gulls, crashing surf and distant views of the Daphne Islands top off a great visit.

Charles-Darwin-Research-Station
Mosquera-Islet

AM

Charles Darwin Research Station (Santa Cruz Island). Once home to the famous Lonesome George, the last tortoise of the Pinta race. The center is set in the Galapagos National Park Service where various interpretative buildings are available to visit. The grounds, with large stands of native vegetation are one of the better places to spot some of the seldom seen Darwins finches.

PM

Mosquera Islet. This tiny, low-lying islet, converted into coral sand, is set between the north and south Seymour Islands. It’s home to a group of sea lions that come to laze on the soft white sand, it’s an excellent spot to observe shorebirds, herons, lava gulls, and boobies. Snorkeling or diving here, one can often see sharks, rays, and barracudas.

south-plaza
Santa-Fe

AM

South Plaza Island. Sea lions, swallow-tailed gulls, and land iguanas are all present at the landing site. The small island is covered with a carpet of a red succulent studded with Opuntia cacti. At the cliff edge, we spend time watching birds like frigatebirds, flocks of Galapagos shearwaters, and of particular note, flights of displaying red-billed tropicbirds.

PM

Santa Fe Island. After a fabulous snorkel in the turquoise waters of the protected bay, we may have enjoyed time with sea lions, turtles, reef sharks and spotted eagle rays. Landing on a sandy beach, we spend time watching the abundant sea lions there with us and . We begin a walk past a forest of island-endemic giant Opuntia cacti and we can watch the Santa Fe land Iguana.

Lobos-Island

AM

Lobos Island. Isla Lobos is approximately 20 minutes by boat from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. Once on the island, the trail is about 850 meters and there will be rocky trails and a nice & easy sand trail too. There is a small population of blue-footed boobies and great frigatebirds nests at this site.

 San Cristobal Airport. After the visit, passengers will be transferred to the airport for their return flight to Quito.

PM

Accommodation: In the 5-Star GO Quito Hotel / Premium Room.

Go Quito Hotel - breakfast

Transfer to Quito airport

Transfer to Quito airport or guests can also extend their stay in Ecuador with other land tours we offer.

Wildlife by expedition

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A unique hotel that offers 151 elegant rooms and lofts with a view of the city, inspired by the Andes. They have a modern home automation system that integrates lighting and heating. It also has a wellness area with a heated pool, sauna, spa, yoga room and a beautiful orchid garden.

Go Quito Hotel, committed to social and environmental responsibility, seeks to reduce its impact through responsible practices to conserve resources, manage energy efficiency and support the well-being of guests and staff.

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A unique hotel that offers 151 elegant rooms and lofts with a view of the city, inspired by the Andes. They have a modern home automation system that integrates lighting and heating. It also has a wellness area with a heated pool, sauna, spa, yoga room and a beautiful orchid garden.

GO Quito Hotel, committed to social and environmental responsibility, seeks to reduce its impact through responsible practices to conserve resources, manage energy efficiency and support the well-being of guests and staff.

A premium king room in GO Quito Hotel
Pool of the GO Hotel Quito

What's included?

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Two daily excursions

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Onboard activities

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Aquatic activities

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All meals onboard

Mainland:

  • Transfers in & Out / bus and train rides. Visits and transportation in mainland Ecuador and Peru, train ride on the Vistadome Peru. Transfers for international flights.
  • Noted tours and activities
  • Lima & Cusco half-day city tour.
  • Machu Picchu full-day excursion.
  • Meals: All breakfasts on the mainland.

Onboard

  • High-quality Galapagos Islands cruise sharing double occupancy.
  • 2 daily excursions to the islands with multilingual naturalist guides.
  • Snorkeling opportunities (equipment included: fins, mask, snorkel).
  • Glass bottom boat (Available in Galapagos Legend).
  • Lectures and briefings.
  • All meals included onboard, welcome and farewell cocktails.
  • Luxury Cabins with sea views, air conditioning, and private facilities (one thermos and excursion bag per person included).
  • All cabins are equipped with shampoo, conditioner, and shower gel. Body lotion is also available in balcony suites.
  • Towels available for personal use: cabin, pool, and during excursions.

Mainland:

  • Three nights’ accommodation at the 5-star Hotel: GO Quito Hotel.
  • One night’s accommodation at Karanki-Magdalena Home Stay.
  • Meals: Three breakfasts in Quito.

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  • Assistance with check-in and baggage handling at the airport (one piece of luggage, max. 20kls per person).
  • Roundtrip transfers.
  • Transfers to/from the airport and dinghy rides to/from ports in connection with scheduled flights.
    • Not included and to be invoiced onboard (net in US$ per person subject to change):

      Air ticket from Quito / Guayaquil to Galapagos

      $ 495 per adult

      $ 375 per child under 12 years old

      Issued by GO in connection with the cruise itinerary, arranging and securing logistics, luggage, and passenger transfers from airports to port – ship and back, documentation.

      Galapagos Entrance Fee

      $ 100 per adult

      $ 50 for children under 12 years old.

      CGG Migration Control Card: $20 per person.

      Supplements & Discounts:

      ⊗ Single supplement: 50%, except in holiday seasons. (15 Dec – 5 Jan)

      ⊗ Triple occupancy: 25% discount for a third person sharing a cabin with two full-paying guests. (Only available on Galapagos Legend).

      ⊗ 50% discount for children under 12 years old sharing a cabin with two full-fare paying guests. 25% discount during the holiday season.

    ⊗ Single supplement: 50%, except in holiday seasons. (15 Dec – 5 Jan)

    ⊗ Triple occupancy: 25% discount for a third person sharing a cabin with two full-paying guests. (Only available on Galapagos Legend).

    ⊗ 50% discount for children under 12 years old sharing a cabin with two full-fare paying guests. 25% discount during the holiday season.

    Optional onboard plus taxes (net per person in US$ subject to change):

    • Internet: 4 or 5 days: $79.99. 7 days $99.99
    • Wetsuit rental: $25 for 4 or 5 days cruise
    • Kayak rental: $45 per use per person.
    • Alcoholic and soft drinks: (packages available)
    • Scuba diving during GO’s cruises: $315 half-day tour with 1-2 dives and equipment included (pre-booking required).
    • Doctor: Medical assistance and medication are additional costs.
    • Tips: Suggested per person per day $20 for crew / $10 for guide.       

    * Note 1: If any other ticket to/from Galapagos is used, a non-refundable operational fee of US$ 90.00 net per person will be added to provide a dinghy ride to/from the ship in Galapagos. GO is not responsible if passengers miss the cruise or other services due to delays in independent arrangements.

    • Transfers in & Out / bus and train rides. Visits and transportation in mainland Ecuador and Peru. In Peru: Train ride on the Vistadome. Transfers for international flights.
    • Top-quality Galapagos cruise sharing double, based on Standard Plus and Junior Suite,
    • Onboard: 2 daily excursions to the islands with multilingual speaking naturalist guides, snorkeling opportunities, lectures &
      briefings; all meals onboard, welcome and farewell cocktails;
    • Noted tours and activities
      Lima & Cusco half-day city tour.
    • Machu Picchu full-day excursion.
      All breakfasts on the mainland.
    • All-inclusive cruises in sea-view cabins with air conditioning & and private facilities.
    • Snorkeling opportunities, glass bottom boat
    • Snorkeling equipment: fins, mask, tube.
      Airport check-in assistance and luggage handling (one piece 20kls max per person)

    To be invoiced along with the cruise (net in US$ per person subject to change):

    Air ticket from Quito / Guayaquil to Galapagos

    $ 495 per adult

    $ 375 per child under 12 years old

    Issued by GO in connection with the cruise itinerary, arranging and securing logistics, luggage, and passenger transfers from airports to port – ship and back, documentation.

    Galapagos Entrance Fee

    $ 100 per adult

    $ 50 for children under 12 years old.

    CGG Migration Control Card: $20 per person.

    Supplements & Discounts:

    ⊗ Single supplement: 50%, except in holiday seasons. (15 Dec – 5 Jan)

    ⊗ Triple occupancy: 25% discount for a third person sharing a cabin with two full-paying guests. (Only available on Galapagos Legend).

    ⊗ 50% discount for children under 12 years old sharing a cabin with two full-fare paying guests. 25% discount during the holiday season.

    ⊗ Single supplement: 50%, except in holiday seasons. (15 Dec – 5 Jan)

    ⊗ Triple occupancy: 25% discount for a third person sharing a cabin with two full-paying guests. (Only available on Galapagos Legend).

    ⊗ 50% discount for children under 12 years old sharing a cabin with two full-fare paying guests. 25% discount during the holiday season.

    Optional onboard plus taxes (net per person in US$ subject to change):

    • Internet: 4 or 5 days: $79.99. 7 days $99.99
    • Wetsuit rental: $25 for 4 or 5 days cruise
    • Kayak rental: $45 per use per person.
    • Alcoholic and soft drinks: (packages available)
    • Scuba diving during GO’s cruises: $315 half-day tour with 1-2 dives and equipment included (pre-booking required).
    • Doctor: Medical assistance and medication are additional costs.
    • Tips: Suggested per person per day $20 for crew / $10 for guide.

    What to take on the trip

         Essentials:

    • Passport and Travel Documents
    • Cash in US Dollars and bring credit or debit cards
    • Your medications for the journey
    • Ocean-Friendly Sunblock
    • Insect repellent
    • Waterproof small backpack
    • Photo and video cameras
    • Journal
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      events-sea-gogalapagos

           What to Wear?

      • Water-resistant, closed-toe sport sandals
      • Lightweight hiking shoes
      • Lightweight hiking pants or shorts
      • Long-sleeve shirts
      • Bathing suits
      • Warm sweater or fleece
      • Wide-brimmed hat or cap
      • Sunglasses
             Essentials:
        • Passport and Travel Documents
        • Cash in US Dollars and bring credit or debit cards
        • Your medications for the journey
        • Ocean-Friendly Sunblock
        • Insect repellent
        • Waterproof small backpack
        • Photo and video cameras
        • Journal
          tortoise-galapagos
          events-sea-gogalapagos
               What to Wear?
          • Water-resistant, closed-toe sport sandals
          • Lightweight hiking shoes
          • Lightweight hiking pants or shorts
          • Long-sleeve shirts
          • Bathing suits
          • Warm sweater or fleece
          • Wide-brimmed hat or cap
          • Sunglasses

            Extend your stay in Ecuador

            with other land tours we offer

            Enjoy optional Full-Day Tours

            Explore more of Ecuador with our additional land tours. Immerse yourself in the diverse landscapes, rich culture, and unique experiences this beautiful country has to offer.

            Karanki - Magdalena Community

            Karanki Magdalena

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            Cotopaxi Volcano

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            Mindo Cloud Forest

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            Otavalo Indigenous Market

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            From:

            $4,304

            per person in USD (subject to change)

            10 days

            /9 nights

            3 days Peru

            3 days Ecuador

            4 days onboard

            All meals included onboard

            Contact our travel experts.

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            Boutique Expedition Cruise Galapagos Legend

            This exquisite vessel, designed for 100 guests, offers an intimate glimpse into the Galapagos’ charm. Await a voyage filled with culinary delights and extraordinary adventures. Elevate your experience with the knowledge of our expert Galapagos guides, ensuring an adventure rich in discovery and luxury.

            Select your Itinerary

            Day 1: Lima - Perú

            AM

            Lima Transfer in (Airport – Hotel)
            Welcome to the City of Kings.

            Upon arrival in Lima, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

            PM

            First Class Hotel in Lima

            Tours to visit the Cathedral in the center of Lima Peru
            Day 2: Cusco & its surroundings

            AM

            Flight to Cusco After breakfast, guests will be transferred to the airport for their flight to Cusco. Upon arrival, guests will have free time to adjust to the altitude. 

            PM

            Cusco & its surroundings In the afternoon, there will be a city tour of Cusco visiting the Sacsayhuaman Archaeological Park, Q’enqo and the Puma Shrine, Tambomachay, a panoramic view of Puca Pucara, the Korinkancha Temple, the Inti God Shrine and the main square where we will visit the Cathedral. Return to the selected hotel for an overnight stay.

            Overnight: First Class Hotel in Cusco

            Day 3: Cusco - Peru
            machu-picchu-go-package

            AM

            Machu-Picchu. Early in the morning, we head by train to one of the World’s Seven Wonders. Upon arrival at Aguas Calientes, we continue on a bus ride to Machu Picchu, with a view of the Urubamba River and its canyon. Guided visit to Machu Picchu, also known as the Lost City of the Incas and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Machu Picchu was built in the classical Inca style, with polished dry-stone walls fitted with precision. We will visit the famous ceremonial shrines, terraces, and steps. 

            PM

            Return to Cusco. In the afternoon, we will enjoy a local lunch and return by train to Cusco. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

            peru sacred valley
            executive-hotel-room

            AM

            Cusco – Lima to Quito, Ecuador: Guests will be transferred to the airport for their flight from Cusco to Lima and from Lima to Quito, Ecuador. 

            Welcome to Quito! A representative will meet you and transfer you to your hotel. You will have free time to explore the city, relax, and settle in.

             

            PM

            Quito – Ecuador. GO Quito Hotel in Quito 5* Hotel. Premium Room

            Iglesia del San Francisco - Cento Histórico de Quito
            Middle of the world - Quito

            AM

            Colonial Quito.

            Stroll through the busy streets and squares of the most significant historic center of the Americas: a multi-ethnic, artistic, and UNESCO World Heritage Site.

            PM

            The Middle of the World.

            Afterward, our guide will visit the Middle of the World Complex at latitude 0*0*0. Return to the hotel for the night.

            Accommodation: In the 5-Star GO Quito Hotel / Premium Room

            Galapagos Legend
            highlands

            AM

            ✈ Welcome to Galapagos. Departure from Quito to Baltra Island is a 2 1⁄2 hour flight. Upon arrival in the Galapagos, passengers are greeted at the airport by our knowledgeable guides who will accompany them on a short ten-minute bus ride to the pier where they will board the Galapagos Legend.


            PM

            Highlands (Santa Cruz Island) In the central highlands of Santa Cruz Island, we have our best opportunity to interact at close quarters with totally wild, Galapagos giant tortoises. A short walk among these huge, 600 lb, reptiles will also offer the chance for more highland species, especially several species of the famed finches.

            Prince-Phillips
            darwin-bay

            AM

            El Barranco (Genovesa Island) Be marveled at the variety of sea life that uses the crevices of the lava cliffs for shelter. Red-billed Tropic birds fly overhead, and a small colony of fur seals may be found near the landing site. You will be dropped off at a steep stairway that begins on rocks at the foot of a path that leads through a seabird colony entire of Nazca and Red-footed Boobies.

            PM

            Darwin Bay (Genovesa Island) From within the flooded caldera of Tower Island, we set foot onto a sandy beach to be greeted by swallow-tailed gulls, often said to be the most beautiful gull in the world. On the trail, we can see nesting red-footed boobies and great frigate birds.

            south-plaza
            santa-fe

            AM

            South Plaza Island Sea lions, swallow-tailed gulls, and land iguanas are all at the landing site. The small island is covered with a carpet of a red succulent, studded with Opuntia cacti. At the cliff edge, we spend time watching birds like frigate birds, flocks of Galapagos shearwaters, and particular note, flights of displaying red-billed tropic birds.

            PM

            Santa Fe Island After a fabulous snorkel in the turquoise waters of the protected bay, we may have enjoyed time with sea lions, turtles, reef sharks, and spotted eagle rays. Landing on a sandy beach, we spend time watching the abundant sea lions there with us. We begin a walk past a forest of island-endemic giant Opuntia cacti, and we can watch the Santa Fe land Iguana.

            bachas beach 2 1
            executive-hotel-room

            AM

            Bachas Beach (Santa Cruz Island) Named for some wrecked World War II barges whose ribs are still visible in the sand this visitor site offers great swimming, a lovely walk along the shore, and a visit to a lagoon behind the high tide line with wading birds, marine iguanas and sometimes even flamingos. The two beaches are also favorite nesting sites for green turtles, which often leave tractor-like tracks in the sand.

            Baltra Island Airport After the visit, passengers will be transferred to the airport for their return flight to Quito.

             

            PM

            Accommodation: In the 5-Star GO Quito Hotel / Premium Room.

            Go Quito Hotel - breakfast

            Transfer to Quito airport

            Transfer to Quito airport or guests can also extend their stay in Ecuador with other land tours we offer.

            Wildlife by expedition

            Day 1: Lima - Perú

            AM

            Lima Transfer in (Airport – Hotel)
            Welcome to the City of Kings.

            Upon arrival in Lima, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

            PM

            First Class Hotel in Lima

            Tours to visit the Cathedral in the center of Lima Peru
            Day 2: Cusco & its surroundings

            AM

            Flight to Cusco After breakfast, guests will be transferred to the airport for their flight to Cusco. Upon arrival, guests will have free time to adjust to the altitude. 

            PM

            Cusco & its surroundings In the afternoon, there will be a city tour of Cusco visiting the Sacsayhuaman Archaeological Park, Q’enqo and the Puma Shrine, Tambomachay, a panoramic view of Puca Pucara, the Korinkancha Temple, the Inti God Shrine and the main square where we will visit the Cathedral. Return to the selected hotel for an overnight stay.

            Overnight: First Class Hotel in Cusco

            Day 3: Cusco - Peru
            machu-picchu-go-package

            AM

            Machu-Picchu. Early in the morning, we head by train to one of the World’s Seven Wonders. Upon arrival at Aguas Calientes, we continue on a bus ride to Machu Picchu, with a view of the Urubamba River and its canyon. Guided visit to Machu Picchu, also known as the Lost City of the Incas and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Machu Picchu was built in the classical Inca style, with polished dry-stone walls fitted with precision. We will visit the famous ceremonial shrines, terraces, and steps. 

            PM

            Return to Cusco. In the afternoon, we will enjoy a local lunch and return by train to Cusco. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

            peru sacred valley
            executive-hotel-room

            AM

            Cusco – Lima to Quito, Ecuador: Guests will be transferred to the airport for their flight from Cusco to Lima and from Lima to Quito, Ecuador. 

            Welcome to Quito! A representative will meet you and transfer you to your hotel. You will have free time to explore the city, relax, and settle in.

             

            PM

            Quito – Ecuador. GO Quito Hotel in Quito 5* Hotel. Premium Room

            Iglesia del San Francisco - Cento Histórico de Quito
            Middle of the world - Quito

            AM

            Colonial Quito.

            Stroll through the busy streets and squares of the most significant historic center of the Americas: a multi-ethnic, artistic, and UNESCO World Heritage Site.

            PM

            The Middle of the World.

            Afterward, our guide will visit the Middle of the World Complex at latitude 0*0*0. Return to the hotel for the night.

            Accommodation: In the 5-Star GO Quito Hotel / Premium Room

            Galapagos Legend
            north-seymur

            AM

            ✈ Welcome to Galapagos. Departure from Quito to Baltra Island is a 2 1⁄2 hour flight. Upon arrival in the Galapagos, passengers are greeted at the airport by our knowledgeable guides who will accompany them on a short 10 minute bus ride to the pier where they will board the Galapagos Legend.

            PM

            North Seymour Island This flat, uplifting, island is an important spot to see both magnificent and great frigate bird males courting the females and, we will also likely see courting blue-footed boobies too. Sea lions, swallow-tailed gulls, crashing surf and distant views of the Daphne Islands top off a great visit.

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            AM

            Bartolome Island Considered the most iconic landscape of the entire archipelago the view from the top of Bartolome Island, overlooking the famous Pinnacle Rock and the austere Santiago Island, Our subsequent snorkel here might put us face to face with Galapagos penguins, white-tipped reef sharks, and playful sea lions.

            PM

            Sullivan Bay (Santiago Island) Visitors are always totally enthralled by the amazing beds of pahoehoe lava from the recent flow on the island. It is a landscape and macro photographer’s dream. As we hike over the lava, we will discuss the importance of pioneering plants such as the tiny Mollugo.

            punta-pitt (1)
            cerro-brujo

            AM

            Punta Pitt (San Cristobal Island) This is the only place on the islands where we will enjoy the chance to see all three of the booby species in the same place. The red-footed will be perched on the Cordia lutea and small trees, the Nazca ́s on the ground near the cliff edge, and the blue-footed will be further inland. Frigate birds will be all around and the views are breathtaking.

            PM

            Cerro Brujo (San Cristobal Island) From our dinghy ride, as we head to shore, we are first humbled by the immensity of the stunning cliffs of the Sorcerer’s Hill. You can enjoy simply sharing the beach with sea lions, snorkeling from shore, or walking to a hidden lagoon where you might spot black-necked stilts, ruddy turnstones, whimbrels, and white-cheeked pintails.

            cerro-colorado
            executive-hotel-room

            AM

            Cerro Colorado (San Cristobal Island) In the moist highlands of San Cristobal, we will visit the giant tortoise breeding center “La Galapaguera” to witness the archipelago’s most iconic creature in its various life stages. The reserve aims to help restore the threatened San Cristóbal tortoise populations back into the wild. In town, there are shops to purchase local handicrafts and souvenirs.

            ✈ San Cristobal Airport After the visit, passengers will be transferred to the airport for their return flight to Quito.

            PM

            Accommodation: In the 5-Star GO Quito Hotel / Premium Room.

            Go Quito Hotel - breakfast

            Transfer to Quito airport

            Transfer to Quito airport or guests can also extend their stay in Ecuador with other land tours we offer.

            Wildlife by expedition

            Extend your stay in Ecuador

            with other land tours we offer

            Coral-Yachts

            Expedition Yachts Coral I & Coral II

            Coral I & Coral II are gorgeous and comfortable sister yachts. They offer charming social areas on three decks with outdoor and interior spaces that allow you to enjoy an intimate expedition experience on your way. They can accommodate 36 and 20 guests, respectively.

            Select your Itinerary

            Day 1: Lima - Perú

            AM

            Lima Transfer in (Airport – Hotel)
            Welcome to the City of Kings.

            Upon arrival in Lima, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

            PM

            First Class Hotel in Lima

            Tours to visit the Cathedral in the center of Lima Peru
            Day 2: Cusco & its surroundings

            AM

            Flight to Cusco After breakfast, guests will be transferred to the airport for their flight to Cusco. Upon arrival, guests will have free time to adjust to the altitude. 

            PM

            Cusco & its surroundings In the afternoon, there will be a city tour of Cusco visiting the Sacsayhuaman Archaeological Park, Q’enqo and the Puma Shrine, Tambomachay, a panoramic view of Puca Pucara, the Korinkancha Temple, the Inti God Shrine and the main square where we will visit the Cathedral. Return to the selected hotel for an overnight stay.

            Overnight: First Class Hotel in Cusco

            Day 3: Cusco - Peru
            machu-picchu-go-package

            AM

            Machu-Picchu. Early in the morning, we head by train to one of the World’s Seven Wonders. Upon arrival at Aguas Calientes, we continue on a bus ride to Machu Picchu, with a view of the Urubamba River and its canyon. Guided visit to Machu Picchu, also known as the Lost City of the Incas and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Machu Picchu was built in the classical Inca style, with polished dry-stone walls fitted with precision. We will visit the famous ceremonial shrines, terraces, and steps. 

            PM

            Return to Cusco. In the afternoon, we will enjoy a local lunch and return by train to Cusco. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

            peru sacred valley
            executive-hotel-room

            AM

            Cusco – Lima to Quito, Ecuador: Guests will be transferred to the airport for their flight from Cusco to Lima and from Lima to Quito, Ecuador. 

            Welcome to Quito! A representative will meet you and transfer you to your hotel. You will have free time to explore the city, relax, and settle in.

             

            PM

            Quito – Ecuador. GO Quito Hotel in Quito 5* Hotel. Premium Room

            Iglesia del San Francisco - Cento Histórico de Quito
            Middle of the world - Quito

            AM

            Colonial Quito.

            Stroll through the busy streets and squares of the most significant historic center of the Americas: a multi-ethnic, artistic, and UNESCO World Heritage Site.

            PM

            The Middle of the World.

            Afterward, our guide will visit the Middle of the World Complex at latitude 0*0*0. Return to the hotel for the night.

            Accommodation: In the 5-Star GO Quito Hotel / Premium Room

            Coral-Yachts
            Punta-Carrion

            AM

             Welcome to Galapagos. Departure from Quito to Baltra Island is a 2 1⁄2 hour flight. Upon arrival in the Galapagos, passengers are greeted at the airport by our knowledgeable guides who will accompany them on a short ten-minute bus ride to the pier where they will board the Coral I or Coral II.

            PM

            Punta Carrion (Santa Cruz Island). Dinghy ride at the entry of the Itabaca Channel in a lagoon with turquoise water, where we can observe sharks, blue- footed boobies, and different kinds of fish.

            Prince-Phillips
            darwin-bay

            AM

            El Barranco (Genovesa Island). Be marveled at the variety of sea life that uses the crevices of the lava cliffs for shelter. Red-billed Tropicbirds fly overhead, and a small colony of fur seals may be found near the landing site. You will be dropped off at a steep stairway that begins on rocks at the foot of a path that leads through a seabird colony full of Nazca and Red- footed Boobies.

            PM

            Darwin Bay (Genovesa Island). From within the flooded caldera of Tower Island, we set foot onto a sandy beach to be greeted by swallow- tailed gulls often said to be the most beautiful gull in the world. In the trail we can see at nesting red-footed boobies and great frigatebirds.

            Rabida
            bartolome

            AM

            Rabida Island. Lying at the archipelago’s heart, this dramatic island with a distinctive red-sand beach is home to sea lions, mockingbirds, finches, endemic Galapagos doves, and vermilion flycatchers. A walk takes us through a forest of palo santo and cacti to a beautiful overview of the bay.

            PM

            Bartolome Island. Considered the most iconic landscape of the entire archipelago the view from the top of Bartolome Island, overlooking the famous Pinnacle Rock and the austere Santiago Island, Our subsequent snorkel here might put us face to face with Galapagos penguins, white- tipped reef sharks, and playful sea lions.

            highlands

            AM

            Highlands (Santa Cruz Island). In the central highlands of Santa Cruz Island, we have our best opportunity to interact at close quarters with totally wild, Galapagos giant tortoises. A short walk among these huge, 600lb, reptiles will also offer the chance for more highland species, especially several species of the famed finches.

             Baltra Island Airport. After the visit, passengers will be transferred to the airport for their return flight to Quito.

            PM

            Accommodation: In the 5-Star GO Quito Hotel / Premium Room.

            Go Quito Hotel - breakfast

            Transfer to Quito airport

            Transfer to Quito airport or guests can also extend their stay in Ecuador with other land tours we offer.

            Wildlife by expedition

            Day 1: Lima - Perú

            AM

            Lima Transfer in (Airport – Hotel)
            Welcome to the City of Kings.

            Upon arrival in Lima, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

            PM

            First Class Hotel in Lima

            Day 3: Cusco - Peru
            machu-picchu-go-package

            AM

            Machu-Picchu. Early in the morning, we head by train to one of the World’s Seven Wonders. Upon arrival at Aguas Calientes, we continue on a bus ride to Machu Picchu, with a view of the Urubamba River and its canyon. Guided visit to Machu Picchu, also known as the Lost City of the Incas and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Machu Picchu was built in the classical Inca style, with polished dry-stone walls fitted with precision. We will visit the famous ceremonial shrines, terraces, and steps. 

            PM

            Return to Cusco. In the afternoon, we will enjoy a local lunch and return by train to Cusco. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

            peru sacred valley
            executive-hotel-room

            AM

            Cusco – Lima to Quito, Ecuador: Guests will be transferred to the airport for their flight from Cusco to Lima and from Lima to Quito, Ecuador. 

            Welcome to Quito! A representative will meet you and transfer you to your hotel. You will have free time to explore the city, relax, and settle in.

             

            PM

            Quito – Ecuador. GO Quito Hotel in Quito 5* Hotel. Premium Room

            Iglesia del San Francisco - Cento Histórico de Quito
            Middle of the world - Quito

            AM

            Colonial Quito.

            Stroll through the busy streets and squares of the most significant historic center of the Americas: a multi-ethnic, artistic, and UNESCO World Heritage Site.

            PM

            The Middle of the World.

            Afterward, our guide will visit the Middle of the World Complex at latitude 0*0*0. Return to the hotel for the night.

            Accommodation: In the 5-Star GO Quito Hotel / Premium Room

            Coral-Yachts
            Black-Turtle

            AM

             Welcome to Galapagos. Departure from Quito to Baltra Island is a 2 1⁄2 hour flight. Upon arrival in the Galapagos, passengers are greeted at the airport by our knowledgeable guides who will accompany them on a short ten- minute bus ride to the pier where they will board the Coral I or Coral II.

            PM

            Black Turtle Cove (Santa Cruz Island). Here we can find four species of mangrove in the extensive tidal lagoon system that stretches for almost a mile inland. During our panga ride through the labyrinth we will spot many turtles, herons of several species, sharks and rays. The experience is otherworldly and seems to transport us back to the beginning of time.

            Punta-Vicente-Roca
            Punta-Espinosa

            AM

            Punta Vicente Roca (Isabela Island). Spectacular site, surrounded by immense cliffs of an eroded volcano. Studded with resting seabirds like brown noddies and Nazca boobies. Superb snorkeling with unique fish species. Swim with penguins and green turtles.

            PM

            Punta Espinosa (Fernandina Island). Pristine Fernandina, the marine iguana capital. Its desolate volcanic backdrop hosts a massive concentration of these enigmatic reptiles. Surprisingly, Galapagos penguins share the same shoreline. Snorkeling offers an exciting opportunity to witness marine iguanas feeding underwater, alongside penguins, turtles, and unique flightless cormorants.

            urbina-bay
            tagus-cove

            AM

            Urbina Bay (Isabela Island). At the far end of a long level hike, we arrive at a strange phenomenon where large blocks of coral lie completely exposed after a dramatic geological uplift in 1954. Located at the western base of Alcedo Volcano, we hope to run into a few impressive land iguanas and some volcanoes endemic to Galapagos giant tortoises during the wet season.

            PM

            Tagus Cove (Isabela Island). Tagus Cove, a historic pirate hideout and anchorage. Visited by Charles Darwin and the HMS Beagle in 1835. Hike past Darwin Lake and stunning volcanic landscape, revealing Isabela island’s dramatic northern volcanoes. Snorkel along a submerged wall with turtles, fish, penguins, and flightless cormorants. Enjoy a panga ride or kayak for added excitement!

            egas-port
            Sullivan-bay

            AM

            Egas Port (Santiago Island). The black volcanic sand sets this landing apart from most, it’s best known for the dramatic shoreline where we meet a host of species that chose to live between land and sea. Among these are the endemic Galapagos fur seals, which maintain a small colony at the end of our walk.

            PM

            Sullivan Bay (Santiago Island). It has an extensive features relative to young pa-hoe-hoe lava flows formed during the last quarter of the 19th century. In the middle of the lava flow, older reddish-yellow-colored tuff cones appear. Mollugo plants with their yellow-to-orange whorled leaves usually grow out of the fissures. Walking on solidified lava gives the impression of being on another planet.

            Bachas-Beach
            north-seymur

            AM

            Bachas Beach – Named for some wrecked World War II barges whose ribs are still visible in the sand this visitor site offers great swimming, a lovely walk along the shore, and a visit to a lagoon behind the high tide line with wading birds, marine iguanas and sometimes even flamingoes.

            Highlands Tortoise Reserve. In the central highlands of Santa Cruz Island, we have our best opportunity to interact at close quarters with totally wild, Galapagos giant tortoises. A short walk among these huge, 600lb, reptiles will also offer the chance for more species, especially several species of the famed finches.

            PM

            North Seymour Island. This flat, uplifting, island is an important spot to see both magnificent and great frigatebird males courting the females and, we will also likely see courting blue-footed boobies too. Sea lions, swallow-tailed gulls, crashing surf and distant views of the Daphne Islands top off a great visit.

            Charles-Darwin-Research-Station
            Mosquera-Islet

            AM

            Charles Darwin Research Station (Santa Cruz Island). Once home to the famous Lonesome George, the last tortoise of the Pinta race. The center is set in the Galapagos National Park Service where various interpretative buildings are available to visit. The grounds, with large stands of native vegetation are one of the better places to spot some of the seldom seen Darwinís finches.

            PM

            Mosquera Islet. This tiny, low-lying islet, converted into coral sand, is set between the north and south Seymour Islands. It’s home to a group of sea lions that come to laze on the soft white sand, it’s an excellent spot to observe shorebirds, herons, lava gulls, and boobies. Snorkeling or diving here, one can often see sharks, rays, and barracudas.

            south-plaza
            Santa-Fe

            AM

            South Plaza Island. Sea lions, swallow-tailed gulls, and land iguanas are all present at the landing site. The small island is covered with a carpet of a red succulent studded with Opuntia cacti. At the cliff edge, we spend time watching birds like frigatebirds, flocks of Galapagos shearwaters, and of particular note, flights of displaying red-billed tropicbirds.

            PM

            Santa Fe Island. After a fabulous snorkel in the turquoise waters of the protected bay, we may have enjoyed time with sea lions, turtles, reef sharks and spotted eagle rays. Landing on a sandy beach, we spend time watching the abundant sea lions there with us and . We begin a walk past a forest of island-endemic giant Opuntia cacti and we can watch the Santa Fe land Iguana.

            Lobos-Island

            AM

            Lobos Island. Isla Lobos is approximately 20 minutes by boat from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. Once on the island, the trail is about 850 meters and there will be rocky trails and a nice & easy sand trail too. There is a small population of blue-footed boobies and great frigatebirds nests at this site.

             San Cristobal Airport. After the visit, passengers will be transferred to the airport for their return flight to Quito.

            PM

            Accommodation: In the 5-Star GO Quito Hotel / Premium Room.

            Go Quito Hotel - breakfast

            Transfer to Quito airport

            Transfer to Quito airport or guests can also extend their stay in Ecuador with other land tours we offer.

            Wildlife by expedition

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            A unique hotel that offers 151 elegant rooms and lofts with a view of the city, inspired by the Andes. They have a modern home automation system that integrates lighting and heating. It also has a wellness area with a heated pool, sauna, spa, yoga room and a beautiful orchid garden.

            Go Quito Hotel, committed to social and environmental responsibility, seeks to reduce its impact through responsible practices to conserve resources, manage energy efficiency and support the well-being of guests and staff.

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            Two daily excursions

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            All meals onboard

            Mainland:

            • Transfers in & Out / bus and train rides. Visits and transportation in mainland Ecuador and Peru, train ride on the Vistadome Peru. Transfers for international flights.
            • Noted tours and activities
            • Lima & Cusco half-day city tour.
            • Machu Picchu full-day excursion.
            • Meals: All breakfasts on the mainland.

            Onboard

            • High-quality Galapagos Islands cruise sharing double occupancy.
            • 2 daily excursions to the islands with multilingual naturalist guides.
            • Snorkeling opportunities (equipment included: fins, mask, snorkel).
            • Glass bottom boat (Available in Galapagos Legend).
            • Lectures and briefings.
            • All meals included onboard, welcome and farewell cocktails.
            • Luxury Cabins with sea views, air conditioning, and private facilities (one thermos and excursion bag per person included).
            • All cabins are equipped with shampoo, conditioner, and shower gel. Body lotion is also available in balcony suites.
            • Towels available for personal use: cabin, pool, and during excursions.

            Mainland:

            • Three nights’ accommodation at the 5-star Hotel: GO Quito Hotel.
            • One night’s accommodation at Karanki-Magdalena Home Stay.
            • Meals: Three breakfasts in Quito.

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            • Assistance with check-in and baggage handling at the airport (one piece of luggage, max. 20kls per person).
            • Roundtrip transfers.
            • Transfers to/from the airport and dinghy rides to/from ports in connection with scheduled flights.
              • Not included and to be invoiced onboard (net in US$ per person subject to change):

                Air ticket from Quito / Guayaquil to Galapagos

                $ 495 per adult

                $ 375 per child under 12 years old

                Issued by GO in connection with the cruise itinerary, arranging and securing logistics, luggage, and passenger transfers from airports to port – ship and back, documentation.

                Galapagos Entrance Fee

                $ 100 per adult

                $ 50 for children under 12 years old.

                CGG Migration Control Card: $20 per person.

                Supplements & Discounts:

                ⊗ Single supplement: 50%, except in holiday seasons. (15 Dec – 5 Jan)

                ⊗ Triple occupancy: 25% discount for a third person sharing a cabin with two full-paying guests. (Only available on Galapagos Legend).

                ⊗ 50% discount for children under 12 years old sharing a cabin with two full-fare paying guests. 25% discount during the holiday season.

              ⊗ Single supplement: 50%, except in holiday seasons. (15 Dec – 5 Jan)

              ⊗ Triple occupancy: 25% discount for a third person sharing a cabin with two full-paying guests. (Only available on Galapagos Legend).

              ⊗ 50% discount for children under 12 years old sharing a cabin with two full-fare paying guests. 25% discount during the holiday season.

              Optional onboard plus taxes (net per person in US$ subject to change):

              • Internet: 4 or 5 days: $79.99. 7 days $99.99
              • Wetsuit rental: $25 for 4 or 5 days cruise
              • Kayak rental: $45 per use per person.
              • Alcoholic and soft drinks: (packages available)
              • Scuba diving during GO’s cruises: $315 half-day tour with 1-2 dives and equipment included (pre-booking required).
              • Doctor: Medical assistance and medication are additional costs.
              • Tips: Suggested per person per day $20 for crew / $10 for guide.       

              * Note 1: If any other ticket to/from Galapagos is used, a non-refundable operational fee of US$ 90.00 net per person will be added to provide a dinghy ride to/from the ship in Galapagos. GO is not responsible if passengers miss the cruise or other services due to delays in independent arrangements.

              • Transfers in & Out / bus and train rides. Visits and transportation in mainland Ecuador and Peru. In Peru: Train ride on the Vistadome. Transfers for international flights.
              • Top-quality Galapagos cruise sharing double, based on Standard Plus and Junior Suite,
              • Onboard: 2 daily excursions to the islands with multilingual speaking naturalist guides, snorkeling opportunities, lectures &
                briefings; all meals onboard, welcome and farewell cocktails;
              • Noted tours and activities
                Lima & Cusco half-day city tour.
              • Machu Picchu full-day excursion.
                All breakfasts on the mainland.
              • All-inclusive cruises in sea-view cabins with air conditioning & and private facilities.
              • Snorkeling opportunities, glass bottom boat
              • Snorkeling equipment: fins, mask, tube.
                Airport check-in assistance and luggage handling (one piece 20kls max per person)

              To be invoiced along with the cruise (net in US$ per person subject to change):

              Air ticket from Quito / Guayaquil to Galapagos

              $ 495 per adult

              $ 375 per child under 12 years old

              Issued by GO in connection with the cruise itinerary, arranging and securing logistics, luggage, and passenger transfers from airports to port – ship and back, documentation.

              Galapagos Entrance Fee

              $ 100 per adult

              $ 50 for children under 12 years old.

              CGG Migration Control Card: $20 per person.

              Supplements & Discounts:

              ⊗ Single supplement: 50%, except in holiday seasons. (15 Dec – 5 Jan)

              ⊗ Triple occupancy: 25% discount for a third person sharing a cabin with two full-paying guests. (Only available on Galapagos Legend).

              ⊗ 50% discount for children under 12 years old sharing a cabin with two full-fare paying guests. 25% discount during the holiday season.

              ⊗ Single supplement: 50%, except in holiday seasons. (15 Dec – 5 Jan)

              ⊗ Triple occupancy: 25% discount for a third person sharing a cabin with two full-paying guests. (Only available on Galapagos Legend).

              ⊗ 50% discount for children under 12 years old sharing a cabin with two full-fare paying guests. 25% discount during the holiday season.

              Optional onboard plus taxes (net per person in US$ subject to change):

              • Internet: 4 or 5 days: $79.99. 7 days $99.99
              • Wetsuit rental: $25 for 4 or 5 days cruise
              • Kayak rental: $45 per use per person.
              • Alcoholic and soft drinks: (packages available)
              • Scuba diving during GO’s cruises: $315 half-day tour with 1-2 dives and equipment included (pre-booking required).
              • Doctor: Medical assistance and medication are additional costs.
              • Tips: Suggested per person per day $20 for crew / $10 for guide.

              What to take on the trip

                   Essentials:

              • Passport and Travel Documents
              • Cash in US Dollars and bring credit or debit cards
              • Your medications for the journey
              • Ocean-Friendly Sunblock
              • Insect repellent
              • Waterproof small backpack
              • Photo and video cameras
              • Journal
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                     What to Wear?

                • Water-resistant, closed-toe sport sandals
                • Lightweight hiking shoes
                • Lightweight hiking pants or shorts
                • Long-sleeve shirts
                • Bathing suits
                • Warm sweater or fleece
                • Wide-brimmed hat or cap
                • Sunglasses
                       Essentials:
                  • Passport and Travel Documents
                  • Cash in US Dollars and bring credit or debit cards
                  • Your medications for the journey
                  • Ocean-Friendly Sunblock
                  • Insect repellent
                  • Waterproof small backpack
                  • Photo and video cameras
                  • Journal
                    tortoise-galapagos
                    events-sea-gogalapagos
                         What to Wear?
                    • Water-resistant, closed-toe sport sandals
                    • Lightweight hiking shoes
                    • Lightweight hiking pants or shorts
                    • Long-sleeve shirts
                    • Bathing suits
                    • Warm sweater or fleece
                    • Wide-brimmed hat or cap
                    • Sunglasses

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