Galapagos

cruise

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galapagos

cruise

25 NOV, 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

25 NOV, 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, November 2 5 , 2 0 2 1 Welcome to Ecuador!

 

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

  • Transportation to the Hotel

  • Free day to acclimate to the height

 

Friday,November26, 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, November 2 7 , 2021 Arrival to Galapagos & Santa Cruz Island

 

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 and Flight to Baltra Island

  • Tour to Santa Cruz highlands

  • Charles Darwin Research Station

  • Ship boarding.

 

Sunday,November28, 2 0 2 1 Floreana Island

  • Morning visit to Punta Cormorant & Snorkeling at Devil's Crown

  • After lunch visit to Post Office Bay

 

 

Monday, November 2 9 , 2 0 2 1 Floreana Island

  • Visit To Fioreanana’s Black beach,  fresh water source (Asilo de la Paz) and Pirate’s caves

  • Full Afternoon navigation in the search of dolphins and whales

 

Tuesday,November30, 2 0 2 1 Isabela Island

  • Dry landing at Punta Moreno visit to lava fields and flamingo’s lagoon.

  • Wet Landing at Urbina Bay’s black beach

 

Wednesday, December 1 , 2 0 2 1 Isabela & Fernandina Islands

  • Dry landing at Tagus Cove, Darwin Lake visit.

  • Sail to Fernandina Island and dry landing at Punta Espinosa

 

Thursday,December2,2021 Santiago Island

  • Wet Landing at Puerto Egas dark san volcanic beach

  • Wet Landing at Santa Fe’s white beach, visit to Buccaneer Cove

  • Wet Landing at Espumilla Beach

 

Friday, December 3, 2 0 2 1 Santiago & North Seymour Islands

  • Dry landing at Sullivan Bay, lava fields walk

  • Dry landing at North Seymour, visit to the bird colonies

 

Saturday,December4, 2 0 2 1 Mosquera Islet

  • Visit to Mosquera’s Sea lion colonies

  • Disembarking and 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