Best Of Quito And Galapagos Islands

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Tour Highlights

With this package you will enjoy the most of nature and you will observe the unique fauna in the world by making a cruise through the Galapagos Islands, and you will get know the most beautiful Ecuadorian culture in Quito. You can not miss it!

Get to know Quito, capital of Ecuador, surrounded by volcanoes and the best preserved colonial city in Latin America.

You will visit the Monument to the Middle of the World, where in just a few steps you can change hemisphere!

Enjoy an incredible cruise around the Galapagos Islands and meet the most interesting animals, learn more about sustainable practices and learn how to continue preserving nature. You will have 4 different options of cruises to choose and plan the trip of your life.

STARTS
QUITO (EC)
Quito
ENDS
Quito
DURATION
8D/6N
FREQUENCY
THU, FRI
INCLUDED
Accommodation in a standard room on a double or single basis (with supplement) and breakfast.
Services in private except in service in transfers that are used to take our cruises.
English-Spanish guide.
All the meals mentioned
Tickets in Quito when required
Expedition Cruise to Galápagos aboard private cabin with sea view - air conditioning.
Assistance in the airport in Quito and Galapagos
All meals on board the cruise, welcome cocktail, and 24-hour coffee/tea station
Two daily excursions to the islands guided by a bilingual naturalist guide
Transfers and transport by boat to and from the ports
Informative sessions, conferences, and activities on board
Opportunity to practice Snorkeling and kayaking
Fuel surcharge
NOT INCLUDED
Services not mentioned in the itinerary
Tips and personal expenses
Alcoholic drinks
Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
Medical services and travel insurance
Entrance to the Galapagos National Park: $ 100 adults, $ 50 children under 12 years
CGG Transit Card: US $ 20 per person
Internet service on board (optional, can be requested and paid on the cruise)
Optional Scuba Diving and kayak rental
Alcoholic and carbonated drinks during the cruise
Tips and personal expenses. Tipping tip per day per person, $ 20 for the crew and $ 10 for the naturalist guides

Details of this Activity

DAY 1: QUITO

On the first day you will be welcomed by the crew and the pick up will be arranged. After the general guidelines and depending on the arrival time, you will have the day off to get to know Quito at your own pace.


DAY 2: QUITO

During the second day we will tour the colonial city and the Middle of the World Museum. You will be able to know the squares and streets of the largest historical center of Latin America. Then we will know the Museum, in which we can place ourselves in the line of the Ecuador and change hemisphere in just a few steps.


DAY 3: QUITO - OTAVALO - PEGUCHE - COTACACHI

During this day we will visit the market of Otavalo, the most famous in Ecuador. We will appreciate its colorful mosaics, the diversity of its ethnic groups and the beauty of its crafts. We will also visit Villa Peguche, renowned for its wind instruments. Finally, we will visit the city of Cotacahi, known for its leather products. After immersing ourselves fully in the tradition and culture we will return to the hotel and prepare ourselves for the encounter with Nature that we will have in the following days.


DAY 4 TO 7: GALAPAGOS ISLANDS

We will enjoy 3 nights aboard a charming cruise, with nautical wood and bronze decoration, with large outdoor decks, cabins and suites with sea view, jacuzzi, pool, bars and much more.

During this trip you can observe prehistoric iguanas, giant tortoises, exotic birds, plants, beautiful landscapes of volcanoes, cones and lava flows. You will have the opportunity to swim and dive at any time of the year in the warm clear waters of tropical fish, manta rays, sea lions, swordfish, turtles and other marine animals.


CRUISE OPTIONS - GALAPAGOS LEGEND

OPTION A: NORTH AND CENTER (Departs on Mondays and ends on Thursdays)

Monday: Turtle Reserve Highlands (Santa Cruz island)
Tuesday: El Barranco, Prince Phillip's Steps and Darwin Bay (Genovesa island)
Wednesday: Dragon hill. Santa Fe Island (Santa Cruz island)
Thursday: Bachas Beach (Santa Cruz island)


OPTION C
: EAST (Leaves on Mondays and ends on Thursdays)
Monday: Bartolome Island
Tuesday: South Plaza Island and North Seymour
Wednesday: Punta Pitt, Islet and Cerro Brujo (San Cristobal island)
Thursday: Turtle Reserve Cerro Colorado (San Cristobal island)


CRUISE OPTIONS - CORAL I OR CORAL II (Indistinct)

OPTION A: NORTH AND CENTER (Departs on Sundays and ends on Wednesdays)

Sunday: Charles Darwin Research Center and Fausto Llerena Breeding Center (Santa Cruz island)
Monday: Dragon Hill and Bartolomé Islan (Santa Cruz island)
Tuesday: Isla Rabida and Isla Santiago: Cueva Bucanero and Playa Espumilla
Wednesday: Black Turtle Cove (Santa Cruz island)


OPTION C: EAST (starts on Sundays and ends on Wednesdays)

Sunday: Charles Darwin Research Center and Fausto Llerena Breeding Center (Santa Cruz island)
Monday: Islet Mosquera and North Seymour Island.
Tuesday: Santa Fe Island and South Plaza
Wednesday: Navigation through Kicker Rock and visit to the Turtle Reserve Cerro Colorado.

DAY 8: RETURN TO QUITO

After this incredible journey you will return to Quito to start your journey back home

Reviews

Great experience in Quito
29/07/2019
Reviews
If you are visiting Quito, consider the tour . We had a really great time!
Reviewed by Hellen
Things to do in Quito
28/06/2019
Reviews
If you are looking for what to do in Quito, you should consider booking the tour . It´ll be an experience you won´t forget!
Reviewed by Hellen

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