VIP Galápagos Islands Cruise - 5-D / 4-N (or 4-D / 3-N) on the yacht Solaris - With return flight from Quito / Guayaquil

VIP Galápagos Islands Cruise - 5-D / 4-N (or 4-D / 3-N) on the yacht Solaris - With return flight from Quito / Guayaquil

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You would like

The experience of a cruise in the Galápagos, one of the best-preserved and most natural spots on earth
Comfort and privacy onboard the Treasure of Galápagos (only 16 passengers)
Excursions by foot to discover the local flora and fauna
Daily diving and snorkelling sessions
The all-inclusive package (return flight from Quito / Guayaquil, cruise, activities, meals etc.)
The guide, essential for discovering the Galápagos Islands

Essential information *

Duration
5 days , 4 days

Languages

English
Spanish
* All details will be sent to you upon reservation.

Description

Enjoy a cruise on the Treasure to explore the northern, southern or eastern islands of the Galápagos!

Embark on this superb yacht to begin your adventure discovering the Galápagos Islands. You will have your own private cabin equipped with an individual bathroom, a window and direct access to the boat  deck.

Every day, enjoy a snorkelling session with a mask and snorkel  as well as a number of different excursions on different islands of the archipelago. When diving, you will be able to observe magnificent multicoloured fish, sea lions, rays, sea turtles and even harmless sharks!

On solid ground, walk along small trails to discover the local flora and fauna and enjoy a lot of free time to relax or discover the seashore. Observe  various wildlife including iguanas, crabs and sea lions. You will also be able to identify a number of bird species (flamingo, frigate bird, mockingbird, falcon, the red-footed booby, Galápagos heron, albatross etc)!

3 excursions will be offered, depending on your departure dates. For each circuit, the return flights from Quito / Guayaquil will also be included.

This VIP cruise to the Galápagos will give you a unique experience in this incredibly well-preserved site, one of the most unspoilt areas left on earth!

Options

When booking, depending on the day that you selected for your departure, your circuit will be one of the following:

  • Circuit A – 5-day / 4-night cruise departing from Baltra, arriving in San Cristobal (the islands east of the Archipelago)
  • Circuit B – 5-day / 4-night cruise departing from San Cristobal, arriving in Baltra (the islands south of the Archipelago)
  • Circuit C – 7-day / 6-night cruise departing from Baltra, arriving back in Baltra (the islands north of the Archipelago)

Special offers will be proposed on different dates of the year. To find them, please consult the availability calendar and simulate a booking.

Good to know

  • Availability: Departures on Fridays for Circuit A, on Tuesdays for Circuit B and Saturdays for Circuit C
  • Duration: 5 days / 4 nights or 7 days / 6 nights depending on the tours
  • Departure point: hotel pick-up from your hotel in Quito or Guayaquil (a driver will take you directly to the airport)
  • Departure / arrival time: departure from your hotel takes place early in the morning, on the date selected when booking. The exact time of your pick-up will be given to you once your reservation is confirmed. The return takes place in the middle or end of the afternoon 5 or 7 days later
  • Languages: English and Spanish
  • Information on the boat and life onboard:
    • The Treasure of Galápagos offers communal spaces in which you can meet fellow passengers
    • All cabins are 20m2 and are equipped with air-conditioning and a shower room as well as a private balcony. Suites include an additional second balcony and a living room
    • Electrical outlets onboard the vessel are 110V American outlets. If your devices function with European plugs, please bring an adapter
    • The local currency is the American dollar
    • Activities will begin between 5 am and 6:30 am to take advantage of cool temperatures and coincide with wildlife activity
    • Children of all ages are accepted onboard and are under the responsibility of their parents for the duration of the cruise
    • Your guide is an expert on the Galápagos Islands. He will be a great asset in seeking out the maximum number of species to observe
    • The itineraries presented correspond to a standard trip. Please note that the programme may be slightly modified depending on weather conditions (rare)
  • Information on flights:
    • In order to avoid any problems, we recommend that you book your international flights 1 or 2 days before and after the cruise departure and end date
    • At the airport of departure, before checking-in your bags, you should make your way to the Ingala desk (Instituto Nacional Galápagos) to register your name and to receive the transit control card (20 USD per person). On arrival in the Galápagos, you will need to pay an entry tax to the Galápagos National Park. 100 USD per adult and 50 USD for children (0–11 years) Both of these fees must be paid in cash
    • For bag restrictions, the airline conditions are as follows: 1 checked 23-kg bag + one hand bag weighing a maximum of 8 kg per person
    • The transfer from your hotel to the airport is included in your flight reservations to the Galápagos. This transfer is shared only with passengers of the same cruise. This service includes the services of a Spanish-speaking driver and an assistant who will welcome you at the airport and will guide you to the boarding gate

Price includes

  • 5 day / 4 night Cruise or 7 day / 6 night Cruise on the Treasure of Galápagos yacht
  • Return flight Quito / Guayaquil
  • Return transfer between the boat and the San Cristobal / Baltra airport
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Daily excursions (walking tours, snorkelling (materials and equipment included))

Price doesn’t include

  • Admission fees to the park and the transit control card
  • Tips
  • Excess luggage and other additional costs at the airport
  • Diving suit rental (available on-demand for 30 or 36 USD depending on the option selected)
  • Transport to Quito / Guayaquil airport
  • All other extras

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