Marine: Galapagos - East, Central, & West Islands aboard the Eden (SEV10DB)
Trip Style: Marine - Small-ship adventures on the world's great seas and rivers The poles of the Earth, the wonders of the Galapagos, the mysteries of the Amazon, out-of-the-way Greek Islands and other great places are best (and sometimes only) accessed by boat. Marine trips get you there aboard small ships, exclusive yachts and catamarans.
Service Level: Standard
Physical Demands Rating: 1 - You'll have to walk around on your own, climb some stairs and carry your own bag. Easy does it.
Group Size: Max 16, avg 12
Meals Included: 9 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Visit friendly sea lions in Isla Lobos, Spot colonies of blue-footed boobies, Mingle with iguanas on Santa Fe Island, Watch manta rays and whitetip reef sharks swim in Tintoreras, Take in views over saltwater craters and volcanoes on Isabela Island
Get up close and personal with an incredible array of animal species on this 10-day tour that hits the east, central, and west islands of the Galapagos. Along the way, youll have plenty of time to spot and snap photos of giant land tortoises on Santa Cruz, Darwins famed finches in Punta Moreno, and colonies of friendly sea lions in North Seymour. Do it all aboard the Eden, the latest addition to G Adventures Galapagos fleet, outfitted with your comfort in mind.
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- Tour Operator
- G Adventures
- Offer valid through 3/31/2021
- 10 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Quito||Day 1 Quito|
Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting with G Representative
|Day 2||San Cristobal Island||Day 2 Quito/San Cristobal Island (1B)|
Take an early flight to the Galapagos Islands. In the afternoon, head to Isla Lobos known for its friendly sea lions. Included Activities: Isla Lobos Visit Transport: Plane (3.00 hour(s))
|Day 3||South Plaza||Day 3 Santa Fe Island/South Plaza (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Visit Santa Fe island for a chance to mingle with the iguanas. Continue to South Plaza for some great bird watching opportunities. Included Activities: Santa Fe Island Visit South Plaza Island Visit Transport: Eden
|Day 4||Puerto Ayora||Day 4 Puerto Ayora (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Visit the Charles Darwin Research Station and the highlands of Santa Cruz to try to see giant land tortoises in the wild, then enjoy free time to explore Puerto Ayora. Included Activities: Charles Darwin Research Station Visit Highlands Giant Tortoises Visit Transport: Eden
|Day 5||Isabela Island||Day 5 Isabela Island (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Stop off in the small town of Puerto Villamil before visiting the wall of tears built by prisoners after the Second World War. In the afternoon, visit the wetlands and the tortoise breeding centre in the Puerto Villamil area. Included Activities: Giant Tortoise Breeding Centre Visit Flamingo Lagoon Visit Wall of Tears Visit Transport: Eden
|Day 6||Fernandina Island||Day 6 Isabela Island/Fernandina Island (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Pay a morning visit to Punta Moreno on the southwest coast of Isabela to see lava formations, flamingos, and amazing views of the three most active volcanoes in the Galapagos Islands. In the afternoon, visit Elizabeth Bay which offers amazing bird and marine life viewing opportunities. Head out on the pangas and explore the shallows and mangroves to look for sea turtles and penguins. Included Activities: Punta Moreno Visit Elizabeth Bay Panga Ride Transport: Eden
|Day 7||Punta Espinoza||Day 7 Tagus Cove/Punta Espinoza (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Stop for a visit at Tagus Cove and hike to a lookout to get a stunning view of the bay. Spot old graffiti on the cliffs from whalers and pirates who once visited the the cove. Continue to Punta Espinoza on Fernandina, the youngest of the Galapagos Islands. Witness the large colony of marine iguanas and a variety of bird life. Included Activities: Tagus Cove Visit Punta Espinoza Visit Transport: Eden
|Day 8||Rabida Island||Day 8 Puerto Egas/Rabida Island (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Enjoy a morning excursion to Puerto Egas to see the salt crater as well as a dark sand beach and tidal pools. Take a refreshing dip in turquoise waters. Search for fish and sea turtles in the protected bay. Later, visit Rabida Island for a visit to a saltwater lagoon and sea lion colony. Included Activities: Puerto Egas Visit Snorkelling (Puerto Egas) Rabida Island Excursion Transport: Eden
|Day 9||Quito||Day 9 Santa Cruz Island/Quito (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Visit North Seymour for guided walks to observe birds and wildlife, including vast sea lion colonies. Disembark at Baltra and fly back to Quito. Included Activities: North Seymour Island Visit Transport: Plane (2.00 hour(s))
|Day 10||Quito||Day 10 Quito (1B)|
Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
Local Flights: All local flights to and from the Galapagos aare included in the cost of your tour. It is important that we have your passport information at the time of booking in order to process these tickets. Internal flight tickets are issued locally and will be given to you prior to the flight departure.
Flights to either of the airports in the Galapagos leave early in the morning on Day 2 and get you into the islands in the early afternoon. Flights back to the mainland depart between 10:00am and 1:30pm arriving in the early evening.
Please note that all flights to and from the Galapagos make a 1 hour refuelling stop in Guayaquil.
Dossier Disclaimer:The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary.
VERY IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.
Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.