Galapagos

cruise

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galapagos

cruise

1 JULY 2021

10D/9N

We invite you to join fellow LGBTQ travelers on a unique adventure through the Galapagos Islands on a classic sailing ship.

 

The journey begins in Quito, where we will visit the best-preserved historic center in Latin America along with the Middle of the World (equator).

 

Then we will travel to the Galapagos and embark on what will be our home for the next eight days: the Mary Anne.

From USD 4.935

GALAPAGOS CRUISE

1 JULY, 2021

10D/9N

Highlights:

  • 2 nights in Ecuador’s capital: Quito – a UNESCO world heritage site with the best-preserved colonial city in Latin America

  • Quito city tour including a visit to the Middle of the World

  • 8 days/7 nights exploring the unique and enchanting Galapagos Islands

  • Navigating with full sails, you will enjoy traveling without the sound of engines, an activity that often attracts dolphins and whales

 

 

Itinerary:

 

Thursday, July 1, 2021 Welcome to Ecuador!

 

  • Pick Up at Quito’s Mariscal Sucre International Airport.

  • Transportation to the Hotel

  • Free day to acclimate to the height

 

Friday, July 2, 2021 Middle of the World + Quito's Historic Center

 

  • Visit to the Equator line and “Mitad del Mundo”

  • Lunch at local Andean restaurant

  • Quito’s historical  center by afternoon

  • Trip Briefing at the hotel

 

Saturday,July 3, 2021 Arrival to Galapagos- Boarding Time

 

  • The Mary Anne is the only three-masted barquentine in Galapagos and is also the

  • only sailing ship capable of navigating under full sail without the use of the motor.

  • Hotel Pick up and transfer to Quito’s Airport

  • Flight to Baltra Island and transfer to the pier and ship boarding.

  • Navigation to Black Turtle Cove

 

Sunday, July 4, 2021 Genovesa Island

  • AM– DarwinBay

  • PM– Prince Philip's Steps (El Barranco)

 

Monday, July 5, 2021 Bartolomé Island & Chinese Hat

  • AM– Dry landing at Bartolomé Island - Snorkeling

  • PM –Chinese Hat

 

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 Rábida Island & Dragon Hill (Santa Cruz Island)

  • AM – Wet landing onto Rábida’s deep-red beach to explore the island

  • PM –Dragon Hill (Cerro Dragón) at Santa Cruz Island

 

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 Santa Cruz Island

  • AM– Highlights of Santa Cruz

  • PM -Charles Darwin Research Station

 

Thursday ,July 8, 2021 South Plaza & Santa Fe Islands

  • AM –Dry landing at South Plaza

  • PM –Wet landing on Santa Fe onto the white beach

 

Friday, July 9, 2021 Española Island

  • Morning Visit to Suarez Point

  • Afternoon at Gardner Bay, Snorkelling at Gardner & Osborn Islet

 

Saturday,July 10, 2021 Santa Cruz Island

  • Highlands of Santa Cruz & Baltra airport

  • Visit to the Twin Craters (Los Gemelos)

  • Transfer to Baltra airport and flight back to mainland Ecuador.

 

 

 

Inclussions:

  • 8-day cruise on board S/S Mary Anne:

  • Programmed visits to the islands with a certified English-speaking naturalist guide

  • On board accommodations

  • Snorkel gear (mask, snorkel and fins)

  • Kayaks

  • All meals on board; unlimited coffee, tea, water and natural juices

  • Private transport and ferry for all Galapagos transfers

  • 2 hotel nights:

  • Breakfast is included for both Hotel nights

  • Transfers for the Galapagos flights:

  • Private airport transfers with English speaking driver

  • Quito city tour including a visit to the Middle of the World

  • Galapagos National Park entrance fee

  • Transit control card

 

Not included:

  • Air ticket for flights between the mainland and the islands

  • Wetsuit rental fee

  • Alcoholic and bottled beverages on board

  • Crew and guide tips