(7D | 6N) Quito & Cruise in the Galapagos Islands | GO Galapagos

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Quito & Cruise in the Galapagos Islands (7D | 6N)

Highlights

Quito Cultural Heritage of Humanity and the Middle of the World.

Start in Quito with a city view from the best five-star hotel, GO Quito Hotel.

Navigate the Galapagos Islands, an iconic conservation landmark.

Contact our travel experts.

Contact our travel experts.

Length of your trip

7 days

/6 nights

3 days land

4 days cruise

All meals included

onboard

From:

$2,804

per person in USD

(subject to change)

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

Welcome to Quito

AM

✈ Transfer Quito (airport – hotel).

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

Accommodation: In the 5-Star GO Quito 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

Legend
highlands

AM

✈ The flight from Quito to Baltra Island is 2 1/2 hours. Upon arrival in the Galapagos, passengers are greeted at the airport by our knowledgeable guides, who will accompany them on a short 10 minutes 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

Welcome to Quito

AM

✈ Transfer Quito (airport – hotel).

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

Accommodation: In the 5-Star GO Quito 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

Welcome to Quito
north-seymur

AM

 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 minutes 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.

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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.

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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.

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Welcome to Quito

AM

✈ Transfer Quito (airport – hotel).

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

Accommodation: In the 5-Star GO Quito 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
executive-hotel-room

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 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

Welcome to Quito

AM

✈ Transfer Quito (airport – hotel).

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

Accommodation: In the 5-Star GO Quito 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
executive-hotel-room

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 Guayaquil or 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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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.
  • Meals: Three breakfasts in Quito. 1 Dinner and 1 Breakfast in Karanki-Magdalena.

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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.
  • Service and Entrance Fee: Cotacachi Lagoon, Andean instrument workshop, Parque Condor Refuge.
  • 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.

  • High-quality Galapagos Islands cruise sharing double occupancy, Standard Plus, or Junior Suite cabins.
  • On board: 2 daily excursions to the islands with multilingual naturalist guides, snorkeling opportunities, lectures, and briefings; all meals on board, welcome and farewell cocktails;
  • Roundtrip transfers.
  • 3 nights accommodation at Hotel GO Quito 5 stars.
  • 3 breakfasts in Quito.
  • All-inclusive cruises in ocean-view cabins with air conditioning and private facilities.
  • Open decks to observe flora and fauna, briefings, lectures, and activities on board.
  • Snorkeling possibilities, glass bottom boat.
  • Snorkeling equipment: fins, mask, snorkel.
  • Towels available for personal use: cabin, pool, and during excursions.
  • All cabins are equipped with shampoo, conditioner, and shower gel. In addition, body lotion is available in the suites with a balcony.
  • Assistance with check-in and baggage handling at the airport (one piece of luggage, max. 20kls per person).
  • Transfers to/from the airport and dinghy rides to/from ports in connection with scheduled flights.
  • All cabin categories include one thermos and excursion bag per person

Not included and 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

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          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.

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          From:

          $2,804

          per person in USD (subject to change)

          7 days

          /6 nights

          3 days land

          4 days cruise

          All meals included

          onboard

          Contact our travel experts.

          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

          Welcome to Quito

          AM

          ✈ Transfer Quito (airport – hotel).

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

          Accommodation: In the 5-Star GO Quito 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

          Legend
          highlands

          AM

          ✈ The flight from Quito to Baltra Island is 2 1/2 hours. Upon arrival in the Galapagos, passengers are greeted at the airport by our knowledgeable guides, who will accompany them on a short 10 minutes 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

          Welcome to Quito

          AM

          ✈ Transfer Quito (airport – hotel).

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

          Accommodation: In the 5-Star GO Quito 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

          Welcome to Quito
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           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 minutes 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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          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.

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          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.

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          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

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          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.

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          Welcome to Quito

          AM

          ✈ Transfer Quito (airport – hotel).

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

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

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          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.

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          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.

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          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.

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          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 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

          Welcome to Quito

          AM

          ✈ Transfer Quito (airport – hotel).

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

          Accommodation: In the 5-Star GO Quito 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
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          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.

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          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.

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          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

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          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 Guayaquil or 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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          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.
          • Meals: Three breakfasts in Quito. 1 Dinner and 1 Breakfast in Karanki-Magdalena.

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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.
          • Service and Entrance Fee: Cotacachi Lagoon, Andean instrument workshop, Parque Condor Refuge.
          • 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.

          • High-quality Galapagos Islands cruise sharing double occupancy, Standard Plus, or Junior Suite cabins.
          • On board: 2 daily excursions to the islands with multilingual naturalist guides, snorkeling opportunities, lectures, and briefings; all meals on board, welcome and farewell cocktails;
          • Roundtrip transfers.
          • 3 nights accommodation at Hotel GO Quito 5 stars.
          • 3 breakfasts in Quito.
          • All-inclusive cruises in ocean-view cabins with air conditioning and private facilities.
          • Open decks to observe flora and fauna, briefings, lectures, and activities on board.
          • Snorkeling possibilities, glass bottom boat.
          • Snorkeling equipment: fins, mask, snorkel.
          • Towels available for personal use: cabin, pool, and during excursions.
          • All cabins are equipped with shampoo, conditioner, and shower gel. In addition, body lotion is available in the suites with a balcony.
          • Assistance with check-in and baggage handling at the airport (one piece of luggage, max. 20kls per person).
          • Transfers to/from the airport and dinghy rides to/from ports in connection with scheduled flights.
          • All cabin categories include one thermos and excursion bag per person

          Not included and 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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