Galápagos — West, Central And East Islands Aboard The Monserrat

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: SEV10NA

From: £2617.15

It’s virtually impossible to witness the wonders of the GalÁpagos first-hand and not return home a devoted conservationist. Board the comfy Monserrat and embark on a cruising adventure through the archipelago’s western, central, and eastern islands. Snorkel with sea lions, discover the unusual endemic marine life in secluded bays, and hike Sierra Negra, the largest basaltic caldera in the region. With a pair of Level II naturalist guides at the ready to answer your questions, you’ll head home with a new perspective on nature, your planet, and maybe even yourself.

Day 1 Quito

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Quito/Isabela Island (1B, 1L, 1D)

Fly to Baltra. Meet the guide and transfer to the boat. In the afternoon, sail to Mosquera Island and walk along the beach and observe the vast sea lion colonies.

Day 3 Isabela Island (1B, 1L, 1D)

Arrive at Puerto Villamil, home to the small community that lives on Isabela Island. In the morning, hike the Sierra Negra volcano, which has the largest basaltic caldera in the GalÁpagos. Visit Las Tintoreras and the tortoise breeding centre in Puerto Villamil in the afternoon.

Day 4 Chinese Hat/RÁbida Island (1B, 1L, 1D)

Visit Chinese Hat for snorkelling opportunities and to observe the birds and sea lions. Take an afternoon excursion to RÁbida to see a lagoon and sea lion colony.

Day 5 Puerto Egas/Santiago Island (1B, 1L, 1D)

Morning excursion to Puerto Egas to see the salt crater as well as a dark sand beach and tidal pools. Continue to Playa Espumilla, one of the most idyllic beaches in the GalÁpagos Islands, which boasts thick mangroves and flamingo and sea turtle nesting sites. Head to Buccaneer Cove to witness the towering cliff wall rock formations.

Day 6 North Seymour/Baltra Island (1B, 1L, 1D)

Visit North Seymour for guided walks to observe birds and wildlife, including vast sea lion colonies. Spend the afternoon exploring the Santa Cruz highlands.

Day 7 Islas Plaza/Santa FÉ Island (1B, 1L, 1D)

Land at South Plaza in the morning for wildlife spotting opportunities and a walk through the cactus forest. In the afternoon, take a guided walk around Santa FÉ to observe wildlife and plentiful marine iguanas.

Day 8 Punta Pitt/Puerto Baquerizo Moreno (1B, 1L, 1D)

Morning landing at Punta Pitt on San CristÓbal Island to observe the marine iguanas and seabirds along the beach. Head to La Galapaguera for opportunities to see giant tortoises and enjoy a snorkelling excursion.

Day 9 Puerto Baquerizo Moreno/Quito (1B)

Explore the port town of Puerto Baquerizo, the capital of the GalÁpagos. Visit the San CristÓbal Interpretation Centre before the flight back to Quito.

Day 10 Quito (1B)

Depart at any time.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
24/11/2018 03/12/2018 1 £2969.00
08/12/2018 17/12/2018 2 £2899.00
22/12/2018 31/12/2018 1 £3049.00
05/01/2019 14/01/2019 1 £3139.00
19/01/2019 28/01/2019 0 £3139.00
02/02/2019 11/02/2019 0 £3139.00
16/02/2019 25/02/2019 2 £3139.00
02/03/2019 11/03/2019 0 £2617.15
16/03/2019 25/03/2019 3 £3139.00
30/03/2019 08/04/2019 0 £3139.00
13/04/2019 22/04/2019 0 £3219.00
27/04/2019 06/05/2019 1 £3139.00
11/05/2019 20/05/2019 4 £3219.00
25/05/2019 03/06/2019 7 £3219.00
08/06/2019 17/06/2019 5 £3079.00
22/06/2019 01/07/2019 12 £3139.00
06/07/2019 15/07/2019 10 £3139.00
20/07/2019 29/07/2019 16 £3139.00
03/08/2019 12/08/2019 20 £3139.00
17/08/2019 26/08/2019 20 £3079.00
31/08/2019 09/09/2019 0 £3079.00
14/09/2019 23/09/2019 18 £3079.00
28/09/2019 07/10/2019 20 £3079.00
12/10/2019 21/10/2019 18 £3079.00
26/10/2019 04/11/2019 18 £3079.00
09/11/2019 18/11/2019 20 £3139.00
23/11/2019 02/12/2019 20 £3139.00
07/12/2019 16/12/2019 20 £3139.00
21/12/2019 30/12/2019 20 £3219.00
04/01/2020 13/01/2020 20 £3139.00
18/01/2020 27/01/2020 20 £3139.00
01/02/2020 10/02/2020 20 £3139.00
15/02/2020 24/02/2020 20 £3139.00
29/02/2020 09/03/2020 20 £3139.00
14/03/2020 23/03/2020 20 £3079.00
28/03/2020 06/04/2020 20 £3139.00
11/04/2020 20/04/2020 20 £3219.00
25/04/2020 04/05/2020 20 £3139.00
09/05/2020 18/05/2020 20 £3219.00
23/05/2020 01/06/2020 20 £3219.00
06/06/2020 15/06/2020 20 £3079.00
20/06/2020 29/06/2020 20 £3139.00
04/07/2020 13/07/2020 20 £3139.00
18/07/2020 27/07/2020 20 £3139.00
01/08/2020 10/08/2020 20 £3139.00
15/08/2020 24/08/2020 20 £3079.00
29/08/2020 07/09/2020 20 £3079.00
12/09/2020 21/09/2020 20 £3079.00
26/09/2020 05/10/2020 20 £3079.00
10/10/2020 19/10/2020 20 £3079.00
24/10/2020 02/11/2020 20 £3079.00
07/11/2020 16/11/2020 20 £3139.00
21/11/2020 30/11/2020 20 £3139.00
05/12/2020 14/12/2020 20 £3139.00
19/12/2020 28/12/2020 20 £3219.00

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