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Galápagos — South & East Islands aboard the Eden

8 days, Quito to Quito

Animal lovers have the ultimate vacation ahead with this eight-day tour through the Galápagos. Aboard the Eden, the latest addition to G Adventures' Galápagos fleet, you'll visit islands in the south and east, observing an incredible array of rare animal species along the way. Spot marine iguanas in the lagoons of Floreana Island, reef sharks in an underwater volcanic cone, and friendly sea lions at Isla Lobos. You'll gain a whole new appreciation for Mother Nature by the end of this incredible tour.

8 days

Quito to Quito

From$23023HKD
was $28779
Valid on Jun 15 2022
Trip Code: SEV08DA

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Animal lovers have the ultimate vacation ahead with this eight-day tour through the Galápagos. Aboard the Eden, the latest addition to G Adventures' Galápagos fleet, you'll visit islands in the south and east, observing an incredible array of rare animal species along the way. Spot marine iguanas in the lagoons of Floreana Island, reef sharks in an underwater volcanic cone, and friendly sea lions at Isla Lobos. You'll gain a whole new appreciation for Mother Nature by the end of this incredible tour.

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 16, avg 12

Age requirement: 12+

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

Visa Requirements

8 days

Quito to Quito

From$23023HKD
was $28779
Valid on Jun 15 2022
Trip Code: SEV08DA

Need a flight? We can help.

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

Special Offers

Expires on Jun 01, 2022 03:59 UTC
Promo Code G22GAV020ADV09

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Ripple Score

100

Itinerary

Day 1Quito

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Quito/Santa Cruz

Catch an early flight to the Galápagos. In the afternoon, visit the highlands to see giant tortoises in their natural habitat.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 3Floreana Island/Punta Cormorant

Visit Post Office Bay and enjoy guided walks to observe birds and wildlife, and learn about the natural history of Floreana Island. After, snorkel at Corona del Diablo.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 4Punta Suárez/Bahía Gardner

Enjoy the day on Española Island, one of the oldest in the archipelago. Visit Punta Suárez, known for its amazing bird colonies and home to the waved albatross (between April and December). After lunch, visit the white sandy beach of Gardner Bay and jump in for a snorkelling excursion.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 5San Cristóbal Island

Travel to the dramatic Kicker Rock in the morning to witness the steep vertical stone walls rising from the ocean. Later, learn about the history of the Islands at the San Cristóbal Interpretation Centre. In the afternoon, head to Isla Lobos known for its friendly sea lions.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 6Santa Fé Island/South Plaza

Visit Santa Fe island for a chance to mingle with the iguanas and visit an endemic Giant Cactus Forest. Continue to South Plaza for some great bird watching opportunities.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 7Santa Cruz Island/Quito

In the morning, visit the Charles Darwin Research Center before flying back to Quito. Enjoy an evening in Quito.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 8Quito

Depart at any time.

Meals included:

Breakfast
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What's Included

  • Cruise the Galápagos Islands aboard the Eden (5 nts)
  • All meals aboard the Eden
  • Certified Galápagos National Park Service Guide
  • Highlands giant tortoises excursion (Santa Cruz)
  • Visit to Post Office Bay (Floreana Island)
  • Isla lobos visit
  • Santa Fé and South Plazas excursions
  • Visit the Charles Darwin Research Station (Santa Cruz)
  • Snorkelling at Corona del Diablo and Gardner Bay
  • Onboard snorkelling equipment and wetsuits
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations

Hotels (2 nts), aboard the Eden in twin-share (bunks), twin-share (lower berths), or double cabins (5 nts).

Meals

7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners

Transportation

Plane, motorized yacht (Eden), van, panga, private bus.

Staff & experts

CEO (Chief Experience Officer)/Naturalist Guide while in the Galápagos Islands (certified by the Galápagos National Park Authority), local G Adventures Rep in Quito.

Available extras (Add these to your tour when you book)

Quito City Tour and Equator - From $389.00

Enjoy a city tour of Quito. Visit the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with stops at the Basilica del Voto Nacional, La Compañia Church, San Francisco Square, Plaza Grande and the Panecillo, a towering statue of the virgin of Quito who looks out over a stunning view of the city. Drive 25km (16 mi) north of Quito to the Middle of the World, latitude 0º. Stand with one foot in each hemisphere.

Make it a private tour

Book this tour as a private departure - with your own CEO and all the benefits of a G Adventures group tour - for any group, big or small (even just one traveller).

Galápagos — South & East Islands aboard the Eden

| 8 days - Quito to Quito - from $23023 HKD