GTEG-105 – GALAPAGOS ISLANDS CRUISE M/Y ISABELA II – NORTHERN ISLANDS ITINERARY SEVEN DAYS / SIX NIGHTS – TUESDAY TO MONDAY

GALAPAGOS ISLANDS FIRST CLASS CRUISE TOURS

GTEG-105 – GALAPAGOS ISLANDS CRUISE
M/Y ISABELA II – NORTHERN ISLANDS ITINERARY
SEVEN DAYS / SIX NIGHTS – TUESDAY TO MONDAY

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-105 – GALAPAGOS ISLANDS CRUISE
M/Y ISABELA II – NORTHERN ISLANDS ITINERARY
SEVEN DAYS / SIX NIGHTS – TUESDAY TO MONDAY

ICONIC SPECIES

Galapagos sea lion, Galapagos fur seal, Giant tortoises, Galapagos land iguanas, marine iguanas, blue-footed boobies, Nazca boobies, red-footed boobies, American flamingos, greater and magnificent frigate birds, flightless cormorants, Galapagos penguins, Galapagos hawks, Galapagos doves, Galapagos mockingbirds, San Cristobal mockingbirds, Darwin finches, short-eared owls, brown pelicans, swallow-tailed gulls, lava gulls, lava (striated) herons,
Galapagos martins.

ITINERARY

DAY 1: Tuesday – Arrival Galapagos Islands

Puerto Baquerizo Moreno (San Cristobal Island)
We land at Puerto Baquerizo Moreno’s airport and transfer to the dock. We check in, receive an introductory briefing and have lunch on board.

Galapaguera Cerro Colorado (San Cristobal Island)
At Cerro Colorado, we visit the breeding center of the highly-endangered giant tortoises in the midst of a fantastic deciduous forest, home to dozens of bird species and the endemic San Cristobal lava lizard.
Meals: Lunch, dinner

DAY 2: Wednesday – Galapagos Islands

Prince Philip’s Steps (Tower/Genovesa Island):
Overnight, we navigate northbound to Genovesa. The morning starts with an inflatable dinghy ride along the cliffs, followed by landing with a steep climb (90 feet) up some stairs to reach a flat plateau. We can observe large colonies of Nazca boobies, red footed boobies, great frigate birds and storm petrels.

Darwin Bay (Genovesa Island):
We land at the beach for an easy stroll observing hundreds of birds, mainly frigate birds, red footed and Nazca boobies, gulls, herons, finches and mockingbirds.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

DAY 3: Thursday – Galapagos Islands

Buccaneer Cove (James/Santiago Island)
After breakfast, we enjoy a coastal exploration along the impressive cliffs of Buccaneer’s Cove – home to a large number of marine birds, sea lions, and inter-tidal organisms. Enjoy fantastic natural formations. this is a great site for snorkeling.

Puerto Egas (Santiago Island):
This is a great opportunity to see land and marine birds. At low tide, marine iguanas graze upon the algae beds and we can also observe a colony of fur seals.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

DAY 4: Friday – Galapagos Islands

Punta Espinoza (Fernandina Island)
We visit the youngest island of the archipelago, Fernandina. Punta Espinoza has an amazing combination of barrenness and abundant wildlife. Highlights include hawks, penguins and the flightless cormorant.

Tagus Cove (Isabela Island)
Across the narrow Bolívar Channel, we anchor at this cove on the northwest of Isabela. An uphill hike takes guests to the rim of Darwin Crater. After our walk, swimming, kayaking or snorkeling.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

DAY 5: Saturday – Galapagos Islands

Urbina Bay (Isabela Island): After breakfast, we disembark at Urbina Bay. Here you can find corals, shells and many other calcareous organisms exposed above water. This area is also home to large and very colorful Galapagos land iguanas. Along the shoreline, after the hike, guests may encounter flightless cormorants and see penguins while snorkeling.

Punta Vicente Roca (Isabela Island)
Since there is no landing site at this location, the coastal exploration is by dinghy. There is abundant wildlife and, depending on the conditions of the ocean, we’ll be able to snorkel along the cliffs, hopefully in the company of green sea turtles.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

DAY 6: Sunday – Galapagos Islands

Rabida Island (Jervis Island)
We disembark at Rabida Island’s red-colored beach. A stroll allows us to observe a large colony of sea lions, marine iguanas, mockingbirds, yellow warblers and several species of Darwin’s finches. This is a great place to snorkel from the beach, take an inflatable dinghy ride, kayak or ride in our glass-bottom boat.

Cerro Dragon (Dragon Hill) (Santa Cruz Island)
The north shore of Santa Cruz hosts Cerro Dragon. Our walk includes circling a brackish water lagoon frequented by lagoon birds, while further inland, the trail offers a beautiful view of the bay and the western islands.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

DAY 7: Monday – Depart Galapagos

Baltra Island
Our journey ends at Baltra Island where we transfer to the airport to take the flight back to the mainland.
Meals: Breakfast

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

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

GTEG-105 – GALAPAGOS ISLANDS CRUISE
M/Y ISABELA II – NORTHERN ISLANDS ITINERARY
SEVEN DAYS / SIX NIGHTS – TUESDAY TO MONDAY

Detailed Itinerary

DAY 1: Tuesday – Arrival Galapagos Islands

Puerto Baquerizo Moreno (San Cristobal Island)
We land at Puerto Baquerizo Moreno’s airport and transfer to the dock. We check in, receive an introductory briefing and have lunch on board.

Galapaguera Cerro Colorado (San Cristobal Island)
At Cerro Colorado, we visit the breeding center of the highly-endangered giant tortoises in the midst of a fantastic deciduous forest, home to dozens of bird species and the endemic San Cristobal lava lizard.
Meals: Lunch, dinner

DAY 2: Wednesday – Galapagos Islands

Prince Philip’s Steps (Tower/Genovesa Island):
Overnight, we navigate northbound to the incredible bird island, Genovesa. The morning starts with an inflatable dinghy ride along the cliffs of this dramatic island, followed by landing with a steep climb (90 feet) up some stairs to reach a flat plateau. We can observe large colonies of Nazca boobies, red footed boobies, great frigate birds and storm petrels. Those not wishing to disembark can enjoy a longer inflatable dinghy ride along the cliffs (depending on weather conditions). Snorkeling and kayaking.

Darwin Bay (Genovesa Island):
We land at the beach for an easy stroll observing hundreds of birds, mainly frigate birds, red footed and Nazca boobies, gulls, herons, finches and mockingbirds.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

DAY 3: Thursday – Galapagos Islands

Buccaneer Cove (James/Santiago Island)
After breakfast, we enjoy a coastal exploration along the impressive cliffs of Buccaneer’s Cove. The cove is home to a large number of marine birds, sea lions, and inter-tidal organisms. Enjoy fantastic natural formations such as the “Elephant Rock”, “The Bishop” and an impressive natural cave. This is a great site for snorkeling too or ride in our glass-bottom boat.

Puerto Egas (Santiago Island):
This is a great opportunity to see land and marine birds amid a landscape of tuff-stone layers and lava flows. At low tide, marine iguanas graze upon the algae beds and we can also observe a colony of fur seals.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

DAY 4: Friday – Galapagos Islands

Punta Espinoza (Fernandina Island)
We visit the youngest island of the archipelago, Fernandina. Punta Espinoza has an amazing combination of barrenness and abundant wildlife. Highlights include hawks, penguins and the flightless cormorant.

Tagus Cove (Isabela Island)
Across the narrow Bolívar Channel, we anchor at this cove on the northwest of Isabela. It provided a favorite anchorage for pirates and whalers over the centuries. An uphill hike takes guests to the rim of Darwin Crater, filled with salt water and to a dramatic viewpoint. After our walk, swimming, kayaking or snorkeling.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

DAY 5: Saturday – Galapagos Islands

Urbina Bay (Isabela Island):
After breakfast we disembark at Urbina Bay. Here you can find corals, shells and many other calcareous organisms exposed above water. This area is also home to large and very colorful Galapagos land iguanas. Along the shoreline, after the hike, guests may encounter flightless cormorants and see penguins while snorkeling.

Punta Vicente Roca (Isabela Island)
Since there is no landing site at this location, the coastal exploration is by dinghy. There is abundant wildlife and, depending on the conditions of the ocean, we’ll be able to snorkel along the cliffs, hopefully in the company of green sea turtles.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

DAY 6: Sunday – Galapagos Islands

Rabida Island (Jervis Island)
We disembark at Rabida Island’s red-colored beach. A stroll allows us to observe a large colony of sea lions, marine iguanas, mockingbirds, yellow warblers and several species of Darwin’s finches. This is a great place to snorkel from the beach, take an inflatable dinghy ride, kayak or ride in our glass-bottom boat.

Cerro Dragon (Dragon Hill) (Santa Cruz Island)
The north shore of Santa Cruz hosts Cerro Dragon. Our walk includes circling a brackish water lagoon frequented by lagoon birds, while further inland, the trail offers a beautiful view of the bay and the western islands.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

DAY 7: Monday – Depart Galapagos

Baltra Island
Our journey ends at Baltra Island where we transfer to the airport to take the 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
SOUTHERN ISLANDS
FRI-TUE
5D/4N
Owner’s Cabin
Max. Capacity 2 guests
$3,790 $3,790
Classic Cabins
Max. Capacity 2 guests
$3,622 $3,622
Classic Family Cabins
Max. Capacity 3 guests
$3,622 $3,622
Standard Cabin
Max. Capacity 2 guests
$3,414 $3,414
2019 M/Y ISABELA II CRUISE DATES 2020 M/Y ISABELA II CRUISE DATES
NORTHERN ISLANDS ITINERARY NORTHERN ISLANDS ITINERARY
7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS – TUESDAY TO MONDAY 7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS – TUESDAY TO MONDAY
START END START END
SAN CRISTOBAL BALTRA SAN CRISTOBAL BALTRA
Tuesday, January 1, 19 Monday, January 7, 19
Tuesday, January 15, 19 Monday, January 21, 19 Tuesday, January 14, 20 Monday, January 20, 20
Tuesday, January 29, 19 Monday, February 4, 19 Tuesday, January 28, 20 Monday, February 3, 20
Tuesday, February 12, 19 Monday, February 18, 19 Tuesday, February 11, 20 Monday, February 17, 20
Tuesday, February 26, 19 Monday, March 4, 19 Tuesday, February 25, 20 Monday, March 2, 20
Tuesday, March 12, 19 Monday, March 18, 19 Tuesday, March 10, 20 Monday, March 16, 20
Tuesday, March 26, 19 Monday, April 1, 19 Tuesday, March 24, 20 Monday, March 30, 20
Tuesday, April 9, 19 Monday, April 15, 19 Tuesday, April 7, 20 Monday, April 13, 20
Tuesday, April 23, 19 Monday, April 29, 19 Tuesday, April 21, 20 Monday, April 27, 20
Tuesday, May 7, 19 Monday, May 13, 19
Tuesday, May 21, 19 Monday, May 27, 19
Tuesday, June 4, 19 Monday, June 10, 19 Tuesday, June 2, 20 Monday, June 8, 20
Tuesday, June 18, 19 Monday, June 24, 19 Tuesday, June 16, 20 Monday, June 22, 20
Tuesday, July 2, 19 Monday, July 8, 19 Tuesday, June 30, 20 Monday, July 6, 20
Tuesday, July 16, 19 Monday, July 22, 19 Tuesday, July 14, 20 Monday, July 20, 20
Tuesday, July 30, 19 Monday, August 5, 19 Tuesday, July 28, 20 Monday, August 3, 20
Tuesday, August 13, 19 Monday, August 19, 19 Tuesday, August 11, 20 Monday, August 17, 20
Tuesday, August 27, 19 Monday, September 2, 19 Tuesday, August 25, 20 Monday, August 31, 20
Tuesday, September 10, 19 Monday, September 16, 19 Tuesday, September 8, 20 Monday, September 14, 20
Tuesday, September 24, 19 Monday, September 30, 19 Tuesday, September 22, 20 Monday, September 28, 20
Tuesday, October 8, 19 Saturday, October 14, 17 Tuesday, October 6, 20 Monday, October 12, 20
Tuesday, October 22, 19 Monday, October 28, 19 Tuesday, October 20, 20 Monday, October 26, 20
Tuesday, November 5, 19 Monday, November 11, 19 Tuesday, November 3, 20 Monday, November 9, 20
Tuesday, November 19, 19 Monday, November 25, 19 Tuesday, November 17, 20 Monday, November 23, 20
Tuesday, December 3, 19 Monday, December 9, 19 Tuesday, December 1, 20 Monday, December 7, 20
Tuesday, December 17, 19 Monday, December 23, 19 Tuesday, December 15, 20 Monday, December 21, 20
Tuesday, December 31, 19 Monday, January 6, 20 Tuesday, December 29, 20 Monday, January 4, 21

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

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

CRUISE RATE INCLUDES:

Daily islands 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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G T TOURS OFFICES:

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

Miami, Florida 
9930 SW 142 Street
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