Galápagos — Central & East Islands Aboard The Xavier Iii

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: SEV10MB

From: £2668.15

Encounter the island chain that has enchanted explorers since Darwin first weighed anchor off its shores. Spend eight days exploring the incredible wildlife of the GalÁpagos archipelago in the company of an expert Naturalist Guide. In the evenings, return to the Xavier to reflect on the day’s adventures. Retire to air-conditioned cabins with exclusive lower berths and private bathrooms. As one of the region’s largest operators, we understand the importance of controlling the onboard experience – that’s why you’ll never end up on another operator’s ship.

Day 1 Quito

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Quito/Puerto Baquerizo Moreno (1B, 1L, 1D)

Fly to San CristÓbal Island. Meet the GalÁpagos CEO and transfer to the boat. In the afternoon, visit the Tortoise Breeding Centre before setting off to explore the GalÁpagos.

Day 3 Punta Pitt/Kicker Rock (1B, 1L, 1D)

Visit Punta Pitt and look for three types of boobies as well as frigatebirds. After, visit Cerro Brujo on San CristÓbal Island to observe sea lions, marine iguanas, and seabirds along the beach. Continue to the dramatic Kicker Rock in the afternoon for a snorkelling excursion.

Day 4 Santiago Island (1B, 1L, 1D)

Morning excursion to Playa Espumilla, one of the most idyllic beaches in the GalÁpagos Islands and home to thick mangroves and flamingo and sea turtle nesting sites. Continue to Buccaneer Cove to witness the towering cliff wall rock formations before going to Puerto Egas to see a dark-sand beach and tidal pools.

Day 5 Puerto Ayora (1B, 1L, 1D)

Visit the Charles Darwin Research Station to see the giant GalÁpagos tortoises and go on an excursion to the Santa Cruz Highlands. Free time for shopping or exploration of Puerto Ayora.

Day 6 Chinese Hat/Black Turtle Cove (1B, 1L, 1D)

Visit Chinese Hat for snorkelling opportunities and to observe the birds and sea lions before taking an excursion to Black Turtle Cove to see the marine life.

Day 7 Cerro DragÓn/Islas Daphne (1B, 1L, 1D)

Visit Cerro DragÓn on the west coast of Santa Cruz Island to see land iguanas and a salt water lagoon frequented by flamingos and other species of birds. Continue to Daphne Island in the afternoon to spot birds and wildlife.

Day 8 Islas Plaza/Santa FÉ Island (1B, 1L, 1D)

Land at South Plaza in the morning for wildlife spotting opportunities. Afternoon visit to Santa FÉ Island for guided walks to observe the wildlife and plentiful marine iguanas. Opportunities for swimming and snorkelling with the sea lions.

Day 9 San CristÓbal Island/Quito (1B)

Visit the Interpretation Centre on San CristÓbal Island before flying back to Quito.

Day 10 Quito (1B)

Depart at any time.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
17/11/2018 26/11/2018 0 £2799.00
01/12/2018 10/12/2018 0 £2749.00
15/12/2018 24/12/2018 0 £2749.00
29/12/2018 07/01/2019 1 £2839.00
12/01/2019 21/01/2019 1 £3139.00
26/01/2019 04/02/2019 1 £3139.00
09/02/2019 18/02/2019 2 £2668.15
23/02/2019 04/03/2019 5 £2668.15
09/03/2019 18/03/2019 1 £3079.00
23/03/2019 01/04/2019 5 £2668.15
06/04/2019 15/04/2019 4 £3219.00
20/04/2019 29/04/2019 0 £3139.00
04/05/2019 13/05/2019 2 £3219.00
18/05/2019 27/05/2019 5 £3219.00
01/06/2019 10/06/2019 14 £3079.00
15/06/2019 24/06/2019 6 £3139.00
29/06/2019 08/07/2019 2 £3139.00
13/07/2019 22/07/2019 0 £3139.00
27/07/2019 05/08/2019 10 £3139.00
10/08/2019 19/08/2019 13 £3139.00
24/08/2019 02/09/2019 15 £3079.00
07/09/2019 16/09/2019 4 £3079.00
21/09/2019 30/09/2019 14 £3079.00
05/10/2019 14/10/2019 0 £3079.00
19/10/2019 28/10/2019 12 £3079.00
02/11/2019 11/11/2019 16 £3139.00
16/11/2019 25/11/2019 16 £3139.00
30/11/2019 09/12/2019 16 £3139.00
14/12/2019 23/12/2019 15 £3139.00
28/12/2019 06/01/2020 15 £3219.00
11/01/2020 20/01/2020 16 £3139.00
25/01/2020 03/02/2020 16 £3139.00
08/02/2020 17/02/2020 16 £3139.00
22/02/2020 02/03/2020 16 £3139.00
07/03/2020 16/03/2020 16 £3079.00
21/03/2020 30/03/2020 16 £3139.00
04/04/2020 13/04/2020 16 £3219.00
18/04/2020 27/04/2020 16 £3139.00
02/05/2020 11/05/2020 16 £3219.00
16/05/2020 25/05/2020 16 £3219.00
30/05/2020 08/06/2020 16 £3219.00
13/06/2020 22/06/2020 16 £3079.00
27/06/2020 06/07/2020 16 £3139.00
11/07/2020 20/07/2020 16 £3139.00
25/07/2020 03/08/2020 16 £3139.00
08/08/2020 17/08/2020 16 £3139.00
22/08/2020 31/08/2020 16 £3079.00
05/09/2020 14/09/2020 16 £3079.00
19/09/2020 28/09/2020 16 £3079.00
03/10/2020 12/10/2020 16 £3079.00
17/10/2020 26/10/2020 16 £3079.00
31/10/2020 09/11/2020 16 £3079.00
14/11/2020 23/11/2020 16 £3139.00
28/11/2020 07/12/2020 16 £3139.00
12/12/2020 21/12/2020 16 £3139.00
26/12/2020 04/01/2021 16 £3219.00

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