GTEG-104 – GALAPAGOS ISLANDS CRUISE M/Y ISABELA II – SOUTHERN ISLANDS ITINERARY FIVE DAYS / FOUR NIGHTS – FRIDAY TO TUESDAY

GALAPAGOS ISLANDS FIRST CLASS CRUISE TOURS

GTEG-104 – GALAPAGOS ISLANDS CRUISE
M/Y ISABELA II – SOUTHERN ISLANDS ITINERARY
FIVE DAYS / FOUR NIGHTS – FRIDAY TO TUESDAY

HIGHLIGHTS

A snapshot of islands to be visited and the highlights and iconic fauna and flora species of each island.

DAY BY DAY ITINERARY:

Detailed information on activities and visits to each island and applicable cruise rates

CRUISE DATES:

A complete listing of all of the dates that the Eastern Islands cruise itinerary will be operating.

PRE-CRUISE TOURS:

A sample of tours offered in Quito and surroundings o be offered in combination with this cruise. In addition, we can tailor additional Pre and Post cruise tours to adjust to your clients’ interests

GTEG-104 – GALAPAGOS ISLANDS CRUISE
M/Y ISABELA II – SOUTHERN ISLANDS ITINERARY
FIVE DAYS / FOUR NIGHTS – FRIDAY TO TUESDAY

ICONIC SPECIES

Galapagos sea lion, giant tortoises, marine iguanas, blue-footed boobies, Nazca boobies, red-footed boobies, Galapagos penguins, Galapagos hawks, great and magnificent Frigate birds, Galapagos albatross (April to December), American Flamingo, Galapagos doves, Galapagos mockingbirds, San Cristobal mockingbirds, Española mockingbirds, Floreana Mockingbirds, Darwin finches, Brown pelicans, Swallow-tailed gulls, Lava gulls and Lava (striated)

ITINERARY

DAY 1: Friday – Arrival in Galapagos Islands

Baltra Airport – Santa Cruz Island)
We arrive at Baltra Airport and transfer to the Itabaca Channel to take a ferry across to Santa Cruz Island. A 30-minute bus ride takes us to a restaurant in the Highlands of Santa Cruz Island to enjoy lunch.

Charles Darwin Research Station (Santa Cruz Island)
We visit the Charles Darwin Research Station and the giant tortoise pens. The campus houses the islands’ headquarters of scientific investigation and conservation. Late afternoon stroll along the main street of Puerto Ayora. Captain’s welcome cocktail and dinner.
Meals: Lunch, dinner

DAY 2: Saturday – Galapagos Islands

Post Office Bay & Baroness Cove (Floreana Island):
After breakfast, we land at Post Office Bay to visit the historic barrel that has been serving as a post office in the archipelago for over two centuries.

Punta Cormorant (Floreana Island):
Our visit to Punta Cormorant takes in an olivine-crystal beach for an easy walk by a brackish water lagoon where bird species like American flamingos may be observed. We can usually snorkel, ride along the coast in inflatable dinghies or observe the underwater world from a glass-bottom boat.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

DAY 3: Sunday – Galapagos Islands

Punta Suarez (Española Island)
Our morning outing at Punta Suarez provides an exciting walk on lava/boulder terrain to visit its unique sea bird colonies and multi-colored marine iguanas.

Gardner Bay (Española Island):
In the afternoon, we set down at this beautiful, white coral beach for a short walk to observe the sea lions, mockingbirds, finches or enjoy the beach. There is great snorkeling in this area, time for kayaking etc.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

DAY 4: Monday – Galapagos Islands

Punta Pitt (San Cristobal Island):
In the morning, we land on the eastern tip of the island. The trail that ascends from the beach provides spectacular views and we can observe three species of boobies; two frigate species, plus a colony of bachelor sea lions.

Cerro Brujo (San Cristobal Island):
In the afternoon following lunch on board, a dinghy ride along the shores of tuff-stone layers takes us to Cerro Brujo’s expansive, white coraline beach, great for walking and birdwatching.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

DAY 5: Tuesday – Depart Galapagos Islands

Puerto Baquerizo Moreno (San Cristobal- Chatham Island):
After breakfast, we depart to the pier and the airport for our flight back to the mainland – Quito or Guayaquil for your connections to your next destination..

2019 GROSS RATES PER PERSON BASED ON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
VALID THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2019

 
MOTOR YACHT ISABELA II
CENTRAL ISLANDS
MON-FRI
5D/4N
NORTHERN ISLANDS
TUE-MON
7D/6N
Owner’s Cabin Max.
Capacity 2 guests
$3,790 $5,564
Classic Cabins Max.
Capacity 2 guests
$3,622 $5,318
Classic Family Cabins Max.
Capacity 3 guests
$3,622 $5,318
Standard Cabin Max.
Capacity 2 guests
$3,414 $5,012

GTEG-104 – GALAPAGOS ISLANDS CRUISE
M/Y ISABELA II – SOUTHERN ISLANDS ITINERARY
FIVE DAYS / FOUR NIGHTS – FRIDAY TO TUESDAY

Detailed Itinerary

DAY 1: Friday – Arrival in Galapagos Islands

Baltra Airport – Santa Cruz Island)
We arrive at Baltra Airport and transfer to the Itabaca Channel to take a ferry across to Santa Cruz Island. A 30-minute bus ride takes us to a restaurant in the Highlands of Santa Cruz Island to enjoy lunch.

Charles Darwin Research Station (Santa Cruz Island)
We visit the Charles Darwin Research Station and the giant tortoise pens within an impressive giant prickly-pear cactus forest home to many land birds. The campus houses the islands’ headquarters of scientific investigation, conservation and the National Park administration. Late afternoon stroll along the main street of Puerto Ayora. Captain’s welcome cocktail and dinner.
Meals: Lunch, dinner

DAY 2: Saturday – Galapagos Islands

Post Office Bay & Baroness Cove (Floreana Island):
After breakfast, we land at Post Office Bay to visit the historic barrel that has been serving as a post office in the archipelago for over two centuries. Snorkeling off the beach.

Punta Cormorant (Floreana Island):
Our visit to Punta Cormorant takes in an olivine-crystal beach for an easy walk by a brackish water lagoon where bird species like American flamingos may be observed. On the other side of the island, we come to a white-sand beach where sea turtles come out at night to nest. We can usually snorkel at the “Champion Islet” site, ride along the coast in the inflatable dinghies (pangas) or observe the underwater world from the comfort of our glass-bottom boat.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

DAY 3: Sunday – Galapagos Islands

Punta Suarez (Española Island)
Our morning outing at Punta Suarez provides an exciting walk on lava/boulder terrain to visit its unique sea bird colonies, including the Galapagos albatross, boobies, swallow-tail gulls, and the famous “blowhole”. Also, look for multi-colored (red, green and black) marine iguanas.

Gardner Bay (Española Island):
In the afternoon, we set down at this beautiful, white coral beach for a short walk to observe the sea lions, mockingbirds, finches or enjoy the beach. There is great snorkeling in this area, or else there’s time to kayak, inflatable dinghy-ride or ride the glass-bottom boat.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

DAY 4: Monday – Galapagos Islands

Punta Pitt (San Cristobal Island):
In the morning, we land on the eastern tip of the island. The trail that ascends from the beach provides spectacular views of the shoreline and is the only site in the Galapagos where the three species of boobies can be found together, as well as the two frigate species, plus a colony of bachelor sea lions. After the walk, if conditions are favourable, there is a chance to swim, kayak or snorkel from the beach or an inflatable dinghy ride.

Cerro Brujo (San Cristobal Island):
In the afternoon following lunch on board, a dinghy ride along the shores of tuff-stone layers takes us to Cerro Brujo’s expansive, white coraline beach, great for walking, with rewarding birdwatching including good views of seabirds and shore birds.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

DAY 5: Tuesday – Depart Galapagos Islands

Puerto Baquerizo Moreno (San Cristobal- Chatham Island):
After breakfast, we depart to the pier and the airport for our flight back to the mainland.

2019 GROSS RATES PER PERSON BASED ON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
VALID THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2019

 
MOTOR YACHT ISABELA II
CENTRAL ISLANDS
MON-FRI
5D/4N
NORTHERN ISLANDS
TUE-MON
7D/6N
Owner’s Cabin Max.
Capacity 2 guests
$3,790 $5,564
Classic Cabins Max.
Capacity 2 guests
$3,622 $5,318
Classic Family Cabins Max.
Capacity 3 guests
$3,622 $5,318
Standard Cabin Max.
Capacity 2 guests
$3,414 $5,012
2019 M/Y ISABELA II CRUISE DATES 2020 M/Y ISABELA II CRUISE DATES
SOUTHERN ISLANDS ITINERARY SOUTHERN ISLANDS ITINERARY
5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS – FRIDAY TO TUESDAY 5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS – FRIDAY TO TUESDAY
START END START END
BALTRA SAN CRISTOBAL BALTRA SAN CRISTOBAL
Friday, January 11, 19 Tuesday, January 15, 19 Friday, January 10, 20 Tuesday, January 14, 20
Friday, January 25, 19 Tuesday, January 29, 19 Friday, January 24, 20 Tuesday, January 28, 20
Friday, February 8, 19 Tuesday, February 12, 19 Friday, February 7, 20 Tuesday, February 11, 20
Friday, February 22, 19 Tuesday, February 26, 19 Friday, February 21, 20 Tuesday, February 25, 20
Friday, March 8, 19 Tuesday, March 12, 19 Friday, March 6, 20 Tuesday, March 10, 20
Friday, March 22, 19 Tuesday, March 26, 19 Friday, March 20, 20 Tuesday, March 24, 20
Friday, April 5, 19 Tuesday, April 9, 19 Friday, April 3, 20 Tuesday, April 7, 20
Friday, April 19, 19 Tuesday, April 23, 19 Friday, April 17, 20 Tuesday, April 21, 20
Friday, May 3, 19 Tuesday, May 7, 19
Friday, May 17, 19 Tuesday, May 21, 19
Friday, May 31, 19 Tuesday, June 4, 19 Friday, May 29, 20 Tuesday, June 2, 20
Friday, June 14, 19 Tuesday, June 18, 19 Friday, June 12, 20 Tuesday, June 16, 20
Friday, June 28, 19 Tuesday, July 2, 19 Friday, June 26, 20 Tuesday, June 30, 20
Friday, July 12, 19 Tuesday, July 16, 19 Friday, July 10, 20 Tuesday, July 14, 20
Friday, July 26, 19 Tuesday, July 30, 19 Friday, July 24, 20 Tuesday, July 28, 20
Friday, August 9, 19 Tuesday, August 13, 19 Friday, August 7, 20 Tuesday, August 11, 20
Friday, August 23, 19 Tuesday, August 27, 19 Friday, August 21, 20 Tuesday, August 25, 20
Friday, September 6, 19 Tuesday, September 10, 19 Friday, September 4, 20 Tuesday, September 8, 20
Friday, September 20, 19 Tuesday, September 24, 19 Friday, September 18, 20 Tuesday, September 22, 20
Friday, October 4, 19 Tuesday, October 8, 19 Friday, October 2, 20 Tuesday, October 6, 20
Friday, October 18, 19 Tuesday, October 22, 19 Friday, October 16, 20 Tuesday, October 20, 20
Friday, November 1, 19 Tuesday, November 5, 19 Friday, October 30, 20 Tuesday, November 3, 20
Friday, November 15, 19 Tuesday, November 19, 19 Friday, November 13, 20 Tuesday, November 17, 20
Friday, November 29, 19 Tuesday, December 3, 19 Friday, November 27, 20 Tuesday, December 1, 20
Friday, December 13, 19 Tuesday, December 17, 19 Friday, December 11, 20 Tuesday, December 15, 20
Friday, December 27, 19 Tuesday, December 31, 19 Friday, December 25, 20 Tuesday, December 29, 20

2019 GROSS RATES PER PERSON BASED ON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
VALID THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2019

 
MOTOR YACHT ISABELA II
CENTRAL ISLANDS
MON-FRI
5D/4N
NORTHERN ISLANDS
TUE-MON
7D/6N
Owner’s Cabin Max.
Capacity 2 guests
$3,790 $5,564
Classic Cabins Max.
Capacity 2 guests
$3,622 $5,318
Classic Family Cabins Max.
Capacity 3 guests
$3,622 $5,318
Standard Cabin Max.
Capacity 2 guests
$3,414 $5,012

CRUISE RATE INCLUDES:

Daily island tours as per itinerary fully escorted by English speaking naturalists guides. Island sightseeing. Lecture services. All meals during the cruise. Transfers between airport and cruise. Snorkeling gear.

NOT INCLUDED:

Air tickets to/from Galapagos. Galapagos National Park admission fee (US $100 subject to change without notice), transit Control Card for Galapagos (US$ 20 per person), wet suits, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage, tips, gifts, internet* and additional items.

GT-05A – QUITO SERIES

Two Days / One Night

DAY 1: Arrival in Quito

Assistance and private transfer airport to hotel
Overnight accommodations at selected hotel

DAY 2: Transfer out

Private transfer hotel to airport for flight to Galapagos
Meals: Breakfast

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GT-05B – QUITO SERIES

Three Days / Two Nights

DAY 1: Arrival in Quito

Assistance and private transfer airport to hotel
Overnight accommodations at selected hotel

DAY 2: Quito

Private fully escorted combined tour of city and Middle of the World
English speaking guide
Overnight accommodations at selected hotel
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 3: Transfer out

Private transfer hotel to airport for flight to Galapagos
Meals: Breakfast

GO TO DETAILED ITINERARY

GT-05C – QUITO SERIES

Four Days / Three Nights

DAY 1: Arrival in Quito

Assistance and private transfer airport to hotel
Overnight accommodations at selected hotel

DAY 2: Quito

Private fully escorted combined tour of city and Middle of the World
English speaking guide
Overnight accommodations at selected hotel
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 3: Otavalo and surroundings

Full day Otavalo tour based on private or semi-private basis with lunch
Overnight accommodations at selected hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 4: Transfer out

Private transfer hotel to airport for flight to Galapagos
Meals: Breakfast

GO TO DETAILED ITINERARY

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13494 NW 7th Street
Plantation, Florida 33325

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Miami, Florida 33176

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G T TOURS OFFICES:

Plantation, Florida  
13494 NW 7th Street
Plantation, Florida 33325

Miami, Florida 
9930 SW 142 Street
Miami, Florida 33176

Toll Free USA & Canada:
(800) 666 8687
Local Number: 
(305) 436 0933 
Fax:     
(305 436 0843

Send us a Message

ENQUIRE NOW

We will be happy to answer your questions or comments.

G T TOURS OFFICES:

Plantation, Florida  
13494 NW 7th Street
Plantation, Florida 33325

Miami, Florida 
9930 SW 142 Street
Miami, Florida 33176

Toll Free USA & Canada:
(800) 666 8687
Local Number: 
(305) 436 0933 
Fax:     
(305 436 0843