Discover the Galapagos Islands With a Flavour of Ecuador

Our 11 day Galapagos Discovery holiday is the perfect choice if the main reason for your holiday to Ecuador is to see the Galapagos Islands. The holiday spends just a couple of nights in Quito beforehand which is perfect for getting over your flight from the UK and enjoying a flavour of Ecuador’s way of life.

On day 3 its then straight off to the Galapagos Islands for a week’s cruise around the archipelago to see the unique wildlife that call the islands home. Latin Routes has access to a large range of expedition ships from a 12-person catamaran able anchor in the heart of the action, up to a 100 passenger motor yacht offering expedition cruising with all the comforts of a 5* hotel.

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Highlights

  • Discover the colonial streets of Quito
  • Fly to the Galapagos Islands for an eight day cruise of this unique archipelago
  • 10 Breakfasts, 7 Lunches & 7 Dinners Included!
  • Prices from just £3299 per person

Tailormde

Any element of this holiday can be tailormade to your requirements, including the places you want to see and the things that are important to you. Just contact one of our Travel Specialists today.

Days 1 - 2: Quito

Depart UK for Quito where you will spend 2 nights discovering Ecuador’s colonial capital, with its ancient buildings, friendly locals and traditional culture. Enjoy a guided walking tour of the historical centre on your first day and learn about Quito’s vibrant history and lasting cultural practices.

Days 3 - 9: Galapagos Islands

Early in the morning you will take a two-hour flight to the Galapagos National Park and go on to board your expedition ship. Over the next 7 nights you will sail between the various islands of this magnificent archipelago, coming into close contact with unique species such as Giant Tortoises, Galapagos Penguins and Blue-footed Boobies. Enjoy a range of activities such as gentle hikes, snorkeling and sea-kayaking during this wildlife experience of a lifetime!

Day 10 - 11: Depart Guayaquil

After breakfast you will disembark the ship and fly back to Guayaquil and connect with your overnight flight back to the UK.

Guide Prices

 Style

 Accommodation

 Galapagos Ship  Land Tours & Transfers  From Price
 Budget

 2 - 3 Star

 Guantanamera*  Mix of Private & Shared  £3299 per person
 Comfort

 3 - 4 Star

 Anahi*  Mix of Private & Shared  £4629 per person
 Luxury

 4 - 5 Star

 Ocean Spray*  All Private  £6199 per person

*Ships detailed above are for indication only. Latin Routes works with over 50 ships in the Galapagos and the exact ship will depend upon your preferences and departure date. Ship chosen may affect the price.

All services on the Galapagos Isalnds are shared with the other passengers of your ship, in all levels.

The price is based on twin / double share and based on the lowest season of travel. Please contact a Latin Routes Travel Specialist or submit an enquiry to have this holiday accurately costed for you.

Includes

  • International Economy Flights from UK (via Europe)
  • Internal Economy Flights
  • 10 nights accommodation
  • Transfers
  • Half Day Tour of Quito
  • Excursions and activities from your Galapagos ship
  • Services of Latin Routes Guides throughout your stay

Excludes

  • Meals not indicated in your itinerary,
  • Local departure taxes payable locally,
  • Where applicable locally payable car hire related charges,
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry and drinks etc,
  • Tips for guides and drivers (discretionary),
  • Camera or video fees at any sites,
  • Travel insurance

Guantanamera - Budget

The Guantanamera is the ideal boat for travellers looking for a good standard of motor boat at a great price. Facilities on-board are failry basic but comfortable and the ship features a cosy restaurant/lounge and large sun deck, perfect for wildlife viewing.

The ship has 6 twin cabins with bunk beds, and 2 double cabins with a matrimonial bed. Each room has storage and a private bathroom.


Anahi - Comfort

M/C Yacht Anahi is a Power Catamaran Yacht built in Guayaquil, Ecuador and launched at the end of 2006 at high standard level of comfort. She offers accommodations in 6 twin (2 can be transformed in a double bed) cabins (14m2 each) located in the main deck and 2 suit cabins (25m2 each) located in the upper deck.

As a Catamaran, the Anahi has great stability and is a good choice for passengers who have little or no experience at sea. The Anahi has an environmental and social friendly operation, ensuring a responsible and sustainable tourism.


Ocean Spray - Luxury

The mega-catamaran Ocean Spray offers fantastic expedition cruising and comfort in the Galapagos. The elegant design includes a huge sundeck, Jacuzzi and spacious cabins each with private balcony.

Her speed, comfort, top guides and itinerary will make Ocean Spray perfect for your luxury Galapagos cruise. Kayaks are also available for use.


Ships detailed above are for indication only. Latin Routes works with over 50 ships in the Galapagos and the exact ship will depend upon your preferences and departure date. Ship chosen may affect the price.

To see our full range of Galapagos cruises – click here >

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