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Galápagos — West & Central Islands aboard the Monserrat

7 days, Quito to Quito

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The Galápagos islands are a hotbed of exotic wildlife and picturesque landscapes, and there’s no better way to view it all than from a comfortable ship like the Monserrat. On this trip, you’ll have the chance to relax on the beach, mingle with sea lions and turtles, and even hike a volcano. There’ll even be two naturalist guides on hand to help make this your most dynamic and educational adventure yet.

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: SEV07NA

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The Galápagos islands are a hotbed of exotic wildlife and picturesque landscapes, and there’s no better way to view it all than from a comfortable ship like the Monserrat. On this trip, you’ll have the chance to relax on the beach, mingle with sea lions and turtles, and even hike a volcano. There’ll even be two naturalist guides on hand to help make this your most dynamic and educational adventure yet.

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: SEV07NA

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

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Itinerary

Day 1Quito

Arrive at any time.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Welcome Moment Meet Your CEO and Group

Day 2Quito/Isabela Island

Fly to Baltra. Meet the guide and transfer to the boat. In the afternoon, sail to Mosquera Island and walk along the beach and observe the vast sea lion colonies.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 3Isabela Island

Arrive at Puerto Villamil, home to the small community that lives on Isabela Island. In the morning, hike the Sierra Negra volcano, which has the largest basaltic caldera in the Galápagos. Visit Las Tintoreras and the tortoise breeding centre in Puerto Villamil in the afternoon.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 4Chinese Hat/Rábida Island

Visit Chinese Hat for snorkelling opportunities and to observe the birds and sea lions. Take an afternoon excursion to Rábida to see a lagoon and sea lion colony.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 5Puerto Egas/Santiago Island

On a morning excursion to Puerto Egas, walk on a dark sand beach studded with rock formations and tidal pools. Continue to Playa Espumilla, one of the most idyllic beaches in the Galápagos Islands, which boasts thick mangroves and sea turtle nesting sites. Head to Buccaneer Cove to witness the towering cliff wall rock formations.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 6North Seymour/Quito

Visit North Seymour for guided walks to observe birds and wildlife, including vast sea lion colonies. 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

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Cruise the Galápagos Islands aboard the Monserrat (4 nts)
  • 2 Certified Galápagos National Park Service guide
  • All meals aboard the Monserrat
  • Sierra Negra Volcano Hike (Isabela Island)
  • Giant Tortoise Breeding Centre
  • Snorkelling at Chinese Hat, Isla Rábida and Puerto Egas
  • 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 (4 nts).

Meals

6 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 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 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 — West & Central Islands aboard the Monserrat

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