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Galápagos Land & Sea — Central Islands aboard the Monserrat

7 days, Quito to Quito

Traveller holding snorkel fins as other travellers get of the zodiac in the Galapagos
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If you’re looking for a taste of exotic nature, look no further than this trip aboard the Monserrat, our comfort-class vessel for navigating the waters of the Galápagos. Start with a day on land and stay at a beautiful island hotel, the best possible way to start your tour. Snorkelling with sea lions and other aquatic wildlife and taking a trek over volcanic rock will give you both incredible sights and indelible memories. And with two naturalist guides on the tour, you’ll bring home extra knowledge to go along with your photo slideshows.

7 days

Quito to Quito

Sold Out

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

Trip Code: SEVL07NB

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If you’re looking for a taste of exotic nature, look no further than this trip aboard the Monserrat, our comfort-class vessel for navigating the waters of the Galápagos. Start with a day on land and stay at a beautiful island hotel, the best possible way to start your tour. Snorkelling with sea lions and other aquatic wildlife and taking a trek over volcanic rock will give you both incredible sights and indelible memories. And with two naturalist guides on the tour, you’ll bring home extra knowledge to go along with your photo slideshows.

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style: Marine

Small-ship adventures on the world’s great seas, rivers, and other places only accessible by boat.

Service Level: Standard

Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.

Physical Rating: 3 - Average

Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 20, avg 14

Age requirement: 12+

All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Visa Requirements

7 days

Quito to Quito

Sold Out

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

Trip Code: SEVL07NB

Need a flight? We can help.

Call us to book your flights! We'll find you the best option!

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Ripple Score

98

Itinerary

Day 1Quito

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Quito/Puerto Ayora

Fly to the Galápagos, meet the CEO and transfer to Puerto Ayora, a port town. Check into the hotel and after lunch, hike to Tortuga Bay and explore the mangroves by kayaking.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 3Puerto Ayora/Baltra Island

Morning visit to the Charles Darwin Research Station. In the afternoon enjoy the highlands, visit a tortoise ranch and see some of the amazing volcanic formations on Santa Cruz.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 4Sullivan Bay/Bartolomé Island

Visit Sullivan Bay on Santiago Island to see giant lava formations contrasting the white-coral sand beach. Continue to Bartolomé for a guided tour to see the dramatic volcanic features before hiking to a panoramic viewpoint.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 5Bachas Beach/Cerro Dragón

Visit the beach on Las Bachas and relax or swim in the crystal waters. Continue to Cerro Dragón on the west coast of Santa Cruz to see land iguanas and a saltwater lagoon frequented by flamingos and other species of birds.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 6Black Turtle Cove/Quito

Take a morning panga ride and look for marine life in Black Turtle Cove. Disembark at Baltra and fly back to Quito.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 7Quito

Depart at any time.

Meals included:

Breakfast
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What's Included

  • Cruise the Galápagos Islands aboard the Monserrat (3 nts)
  • 2 Certified Galápagos National Park Service guide
  • All meals aboard the Monserrat
  • Overnight on Santa Cruz
  • Tortuga Bay hike and kayak
  • Charles Darwin Research Station
  • Highlands giant tortoises excursion
  • Snorkelling at Sullivan Bay, Bartolomé Island and Bachas Beach
  • Black Turtle Cove Excursion
  • All landings and excursions
  • Snorkelling equipment and wetsuits
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations

Hotel (3 nts), aboard the Monserrat in twin-share or double cabins (3 nts).

Meals

6 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
Allow USD105-140 for meals not included. Drinks and tips on board not included.

Transportation

Plane, motorized yacht, panga, private vehicle.

Staff & experts

2 CEOs (Chief Experience Officers)/Naturalist Guides while in the Galápagos Islands (certified by the Galápagos National Park Authority), local G Adventures Rep in Quito.

Departures

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

Please Contact Us to inquire about dates for next season, or to discuss other tour options.

Galápagos Land & Sea — Central Islands aboard the Monserrat

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