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Galápagos — South & Central Islands aboard the Estrella del Mar
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Ecuador

Galápagos — South & Central Islands aboard the Estrella del Mar

Hop aboard the Estrella and spend five days travelling through the southern and central Galápagos Islands, witnessing firsthand what makes this destination so incredible. Hike through Punta Pitt and try to catch a glimpse of three distinct species of booby in the only place in the Galápagos you can. Relax on the white-sand beaches of Cerro Brujo, do some coastal touring through Punta Suarez, and send a postcard from Post Office Bay. Prepare to experience some of the best snorkelling of your life at Kicker Rock, Corona del Diablo, and Bahia Gardner.
Colour, culture and Incas - get ready for feisty, fiery and variety-filled adventures in Ecuador & Peru. Get ready to explore the legacy of the Incas in Machu Picchu, and take in the cultural highlights of its intriguing modern cities such as Lima and Cusco. Adventurers can further venture into the Amazon rainforest or go on to trek the Incan Trail, which is a must for any hiker.
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  • Duration
    7 Days
  • Starting From
    $2,999
    /person
    Twin sharing
  • Travel Operator
    G Adventures
  • Flights
    Not Included
    Flight booking assistance will be provided.

Trip highlights

Ecuador: A stunning package!
Highlight #1
Ecuador: A stunning package!
There's plenty to do in Ecuador for all kinds of travellers. You can see whales offthe coast, birds in the cloud forest, and caimans' eyes gloating red in the waters of the Amazon.
Galapagos - Biodiversity at its best
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Galapagos - Biodiversity at its best
Each island boasts its own unique landscape with extraordinary species such as sea lions, marine iguanas, lava lizards, and a variety of coastal birds such as herons, tattlers, plovers, turnstones, and whimbrels, are commonly seen.
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Ecuador is a country straddling the equator on South America’s west coast. Its diverse landscape encompasses Amazon jungle, Andean highlands and the wildlife-rich Galápagos Islands.

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Itinerary

Quito

Arrive at any time.

  Hotel:  None

Quito/Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Fly to San Cristóbal Island. Meet the guide and transfer to the boat. Visit Isla Lobos in the afternoon.

   Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  Hotel:  None

Punta Pitt/Cerro Brujo

Enjoy a morning visit to Punta Pitt, the only site in the Galápagos where it is possible to see the three species of boobies as well as frigatebirds, all nesting in the same area. Walk up to the colonies along the lava flows of this volcanic island. In the afternoon, visit the beautiful white powdery sand beaches of Cerro Brujo and snorkel with the marine life at the famous Leon Dormido, otherwise known as Kicker Rock, off San Cristóbal.

   Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  Hotel:  None

Bahía Gardner/Punta Suárez

Arrive in the southern islands to spend the morning on the beach. Play the with sea lions and enjoy some of the best snorkelling in Bahia Gardner. Later, head to Punta Suárez on the extreme western side of Española and go for an amazing coastal walk with opportunities to see the Galápagos albatross, which generally nests between April and November.

   Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  Hotel:  None

Floreana Island

Spend the morning visiting Mirador de la Baronesa on Floreana island and send a postcard from famous Post Office Bay. In the afternoon, enjoy a snorkelling excursion at the Corona del Diablo and landing at Punta Cormorant. Take guided walks to observe the birds and wildlife and learn about the natural history.

   Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  Hotel:  None

North Seymour/Quito

Early breakfast and landing at North Seymour in the morning to observe the birdlife, including frigatebirds and blue-footed boobies. Disembark at Baltra and fly back to Quito.

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Quito

Depart at any time.

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Inclusions

 Cruise the Galápagos Islands aboard the Estrella (4 nts)

  All meals aboard the Estrella

  Certified Galápagos National Park Service Guide

  Snorkelling at Isla Lobos, Kicker Rock, Gardner Bay and Corona del Diablo

  Opportunity to see the waved albatross from Apr - Nov (Española Island)

  Post Office Bay visit (Floreana Island)

  Onboard snorkelling equipment and wetsuits

  Internal flights

  All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

 Meals and Accommodation

Not Included

 Additional 5% GST

 International Flights and VISA fees

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