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Galápagos — West & Central Islands aboard the Monserrat

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7 Days

What's included

Food
Meals
6 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
Transport
Transport
Plane, motorized yacht, panga, private vehicle.
Accomodation
Accommodation
Hotel (2 nts), aboard the Monserrat in twin-share or double cabins (4 nts).
Staff
Staff
2 Galápagos National Park Service guide while in the islands. Local G Adventures representative in Quito.

You will visit

Quito

Trip Comfort

Budget

Age requirement

12 to 100 years old
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.
Galápagos — West & Central Islands aboard the Monserrat
Starts
Quito
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7 Days
Ends
Quito

Itinerary

  • Arrive at any time.
  • 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: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • 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: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • 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: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Morning excursion to Puerto Egas to see the salt crater as well as a dark sand beach and tidal pools. Continue to Playa Espumilla, one of the most idyllic beaches in the Galápagos Islands, which boasts thick mangroves and flamingo and sea turtle nesting sites. Head to Buccaneer Cove to witness the towering cliff wall rock formations.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • 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: BREAKFAST
  • Depart at any time.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
Trip ID: sev07na