Galápagos Land & Sea — Central & East Islands Aboard The Xavier Iii

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: SEVL07MB

From: £1486.65

Encounter the island chain that has enchanted explorers since Darwin first weighed anchor off its shores. Explore the incredible wildlife of the GalÁpagos archipelago in the company of an expert Naturalist Guide. Giant tortoises, sea lions and island birds are in abundance here, and you’ll have the chance to spot them all in visits to Santiago Island, Punta Pitt, and Cerro Brujo, and many more fascinating locales. In the evenings, return to the Xavier to reflect on the day’s adventure under a canopy of stars. Finish off with a night on Santa Cruz island for some beach time and to see tortoises in the wild.

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)

Disembark in Puerto Ayora and visit the Charles Darwin Research Station to see the giant GalÁpagos tortoises. In the afternoon, explore€ademy Bay on a boat tour. Snorkel with sea lions and walk over a volcanic path to a crystal clear saltwater lagoon.

Day 6 Puerto Ayora/Quito (1B)

Visit the highlands of Santa Cruz to see giant tortoises in their natural habitat. Fly back to Quito for a final night in the city.

Day 7 Quito (1B)

Depart at any time.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
05/10/2018 11/10/2018 0 £1749.00
06/10/2018 12/10/2018 0 £1749.00
19/10/2018 25/10/2018 0 £1749.00
20/10/2018 26/10/2018 0 £1749.00
02/11/2018 08/11/2018 0 £1769.00
03/11/2018 09/11/2018 0 £1769.00
16/11/2018 22/11/2018 0 £1769.00
17/11/2018 23/11/2018 2 £1503.65
30/11/2018 06/12/2018 0 £1769.00
01/12/2018 07/12/2018 8 £1486.65
14/12/2018 20/12/2018 0 £1749.00
15/12/2018 21/12/2018 0 £1749.00
28/12/2018 03/01/2019 0 £1789.00
29/12/2018 04/01/2019 2 £1789.00
11/01/2019 17/01/2019 0 £2019.00
12/01/2019 18/01/2019 6 £2019.00
25/01/2019 31/01/2019 0 £2019.00
26/01/2019 01/02/2019 7 £2019.00
08/02/2019 14/02/2019 0 £2019.00
09/02/2019 15/02/2019 8 £2019.00
22/02/2019 28/02/2019 0 £2019.00
23/02/2019 01/03/2019 13 £2019.00
08/03/2019 14/03/2019 0 £1959.00
09/03/2019 15/03/2019 14 £1959.00
22/03/2019 28/03/2019 0 £2019.00
23/03/2019 29/03/2019 15 £2019.00
05/04/2019 11/04/2019 0 £2059.00
06/04/2019 12/04/2019 13 £2059.00
19/04/2019 25/04/2019 0 £2019.00
20/04/2019 26/04/2019 8 £2019.00
03/05/2019 09/05/2019 0 £2059.00
04/05/2019 10/05/2019 16 £2059.00
17/05/2019 23/05/2019 0 £2059.00
18/05/2019 24/05/2019 15 £2059.00
31/05/2019 06/06/2019 0 £2059.00
01/06/2019 07/06/2019 14 £1959.00
14/06/2019 20/06/2019 0 £1959.00
15/06/2019 21/06/2019 16 £2019.00
28/06/2019 04/07/2019 0 £2019.00
29/06/2019 05/07/2019 16 £2019.00
12/07/2019 18/07/2019 0 £2019.00
13/07/2019 19/07/2019 16 £2019.00
26/07/2019 01/08/2019 0 £2019.00
27/07/2019 02/08/2019 15 £2019.00
09/08/2019 15/08/2019 0 £2019.00
10/08/2019 16/08/2019 16 £2019.00
23/08/2019 29/08/2019 0 £1959.00
24/08/2019 30/08/2019 16 £1959.00
06/09/2019 12/09/2019 0 £1959.00
07/09/2019 13/09/2019 16 £1959.00
20/09/2019 26/09/2019 0 £1959.00
21/09/2019 27/09/2019 16 £1959.00
04/10/2019 10/10/2019 0 £1959.00
05/10/2019 11/10/2019 0 £1959.00
18/10/2019 24/10/2019 0 £1959.00
19/10/2019 25/10/2019 16 £1959.00
01/11/2019 07/11/2019 0 £2019.00
02/11/2019 08/11/2019 16 £2019.00
15/11/2019 21/11/2019 0 £2019.00
16/11/2019 22/11/2019 16 £2019.00
29/11/2019 05/12/2019 0 £2019.00
30/11/2019 06/12/2019 16 £2019.00
13/12/2019 19/12/2019 0 £2019.00
14/12/2019 20/12/2019 16 £2019.00
27/12/2019 02/01/2020 0 £2059.00
28/12/2019 03/01/2020 16 £2059.00

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