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Galápagos — Central, South & East Islands aboard the Monserrat

10 days, Quito to Quito

Snorkellers following a tortoise underwater in the Galapagos
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There’s simply no better place to appreciate the magic of this precious little blue planet of ours than the Galápagos Islands. Join us aboard the roomy Monserrat for a mind-expanding cruising adventure through the archipelago's central, southern and eastern islands. Hike the dramatic black lava flows of volcanic Bartolomé Island, snorkel with sea lions and other aquatic beasts, go for a hike on Española or opt to laze about on her white-sand beaches instead. With a pair of naturalist guides on hand to answer your questions, you'll come home with a perspective you simply can’t put a price tag on.

10 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: SEV10NB

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There’s simply no better place to appreciate the magic of this precious little blue planet of ours than the Galápagos Islands. Join us aboard the roomy Monserrat for a mind-expanding cruising adventure through the archipelago's central, southern and eastern islands. Hike the dramatic black lava flows of volcanic Bartolomé Island, snorkel with sea lions and other aquatic beasts, go for a hike on Española or opt to laze about on her white-sand beaches instead. With a pair of naturalist guides on hand to answer your questions, you'll come home with a perspective you simply can’t put a price tag on.

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

10 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: SEV10NB

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

100

Itinerary

Day 1Quito

Arrive at any time.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Welcome Moment Meet Your CEO and Group

Day 2Quito/Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Catch an early flight to San Cristóbal Island. In the afternoon, visit Isla Lobos and be greeted by sea lions frolicking in the waves.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 3Cerro Brujo

Starting on the north coast of San Cristóbal, land at Cerro Brujo to observe the sea lions, marine iguanas, and seabirds along the beach. Spend the afternoon visiting the tortoise breeding area in the highlands rich with endemic flora.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 4Bahía Gardner/Punta Suárez

Enjoy the day on Española Island, one of the oldest in the archipelago. Visit the white sandy beach of Gardner's Bay and the bird colonies of Punta Suárez.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 5Punta Cormorant/Floreana Island

Land at Punta Cormorant on Floreana. Guided walks to observe the birds and wildlife, and learn about the natural history. Snorkelling excursion at Champion Islet. Visit Post Office Bay.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 6Puerto Ayora

Spend the day exploring the island of Santa Cruz. Visit the Fausto Llerena Breeding Centre and take an afternoon excursion to the highlands to see giant tortoises in the wild and learn about the volcanic formations of the islands.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 7Sullivan 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 8Bachas 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 9Black 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 10Quito

Depart at any time.

Meals included:

Breakfast
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What's Included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Cruise the Galápagos Islands aboard the Monserrat (7 nts)
  • 2 Certified Galápagos National Park Service guide
  • All meals aboard the Monserrat
  • Snorkelling at Isla Lobos, Gardner Islet, Champion Islet, Sullivan Bay, Bartolomé Island and Bachas Beach
  • Jacinto Gordillo Breeding Center
  • Post Office Bay Visit
  • Charles Darwin Research Station Visit
  • Highlands giant tortoises excursion
  • 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 (2 nts), aboard the Monserrat in twin-share or double cabins (7 nts).

Meals

9 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners
Allow USD80-105 for meals not included. Drinks and tips on board not included.

Transportation

Plane, motorized yacht, panga, private vehicle.

Staff & experts

2 CEO (Chief Experience Officer)/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 — Central, South & East Islands aboard the Monserrat

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