Luxury Galapagos Cruise – 6 days
Our six-day luxury Galapagos cruises are perfect for really getting a feel for the Islands, each of which are home to different species. Galapagos cruises tend to visit an island a day. A six-day cruise will give you the chance to see a wide range of the unique flora and fauna, from blue-footed boobies, land iguanas and sea lions, to penguins, herons, marine iguanas and all manner of birds. This Galapagos luxury cruise will allow you to explore even the more remote Galapagos islands in style.
By taking a luxury cruise you are ensuring an exceptional itinerary, comfort on board, delicious food and an extremely knowledgeable bilingual guide with in-depth knowledge of the islands. What better way to explore the Galapagos Islands than in the lap of luxury?
There are several luxury cruise boats to choose from, from catamarans, sailing ships, cruise ships and yachts (both large and small), each working different itineraries. Luxury boats offering a six-day itinerary include the Eclipse and the Grand Odyssey.
This tour includes
· A bilingual (English/Spanish) guide
· Accommodation on board based on double occupancy rates (single supplements apply)
· All meals while onboard
· Welcome cocktail
· Snorkeling equipment
· Use of all onboard facilities such as jacuzzi, bar, pool, deck area and video room (depending on the chosen boat)
· Transfers to and from the airport when in the Galapagos Islands
This tour does not include
· Airline ticket to/from mainland Ecuador
· Entrance fee to Galapagos National Park ($100 for adults / $50 for under-12s)
· Tourist Transit Card TCT ($20)
· Alcoholic beverages
· Travel insurance
· Fuel surcharge
· Any other service not mentioned herein
Day 1 - Arrival & North Seymour Island
Check-in, introductory briefing and safety drill. Visit to North Seymour to see frigates, blue footed boobies, land iguanas and sea lions.
Day 2 - South Plaza & Santa Fe Islands
Excursion to South Plaza Island with its Opuntia cacti forest, land iguanas and sea lion colony. Hiking, swimming and snorkeling on Santa Fe to see the Galapagos Hawk, land iguanas and sea lions.
Day 3 - San Cristobal Island
Long hike at Punta Pitt to take in the spectacular view, followed by kayaking, snorkeling and panga rides. After lunch visit Cerro Brujo’s gorgeous beach to get up close and personal with sea lions.
Day 4 - Floreana Island
Excursion on Floreana Island to visit the Baroness’s outlook point, the famous post office, and to snorkel and kayak. After lunch snorkeling at Champion Islet and bird-watching at Cormorant Point.
Day 5 - Isabela Island
Panga ride to Elizabeth Bay mangroves to see sea turtles, rays, blue-footed boobies, penguins, herons and more. After lunch a visit to Moreno Point to take in the scenery followed by a panga ride to observe penguins, sea lions, blue footed boobies and marine iguanas.
Day 6 - Santa Cruz Island & Departure
Breakfast and transfer from yacht to Puerto Ayora. Visit to Charles Darwin Research Station and transfer to Baltra Airport for departure.
Choosing the Right Galapagos Tour
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