GTFAM-105B – QUITO AND THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS


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Galapagos Islands Cruise aboard the first class motor catamaran Archipell I
Six Days / Five Nights
Minimum Two persons

Departures from USA: October 21, October 28, November 18 and November 25, 2015

ITINERARY

Day 1: Sunday – Arrival in Quito

Meeting, assistance and private transfer from airport to hotel for overnight.
Overnight accommodations Hotel Boutique Anahi – Double Room

Day 2: Monday – Quito / Galapagos Islands

San Cristobal / La Galapaguera (B/L/D)
Motor Catamaran Archipell I – Five Day Galapagos Program – Itinerary A1
Breakfast at the hotel. Private transfer from hotel to airport for your flight to San Cristobal Airport. Upon arrival, our guide will be waiting for you at San Cristobal Airport and will escort you to the Archipell Catamaran which anchors at Baquerizo Moreno harbor. After lunch you will start with your first excursion to the Galapaguera created to preserve the San Cristóbal tortoise species.

Day 3: Tuesday – South Plazas Island – Santa Fé Island (B/L/D)

South Plazas has unique Sesuvium plants and Opuntia cactuses scattered across the landscape which provide some of the most interesting wildlife observations available in Galapagos. Land iguanas are easily seen from the trail. Santa Fé is one of the most entertaining destinations for shore excursions in the Galapagos Islands.

Day 4: Wednesday – Floreana Island – Peace Asylum – Loberia (B/L/D)

Peace Asylum is a visitor site where an artisan water spring is located. This spring attracted pirates, whalers and later settlers to Floreana. La Cueva de los Piratas (Pirate’s Cave) is literally where pirates built temporary shelter and it is also where one of the original settlers landed. La Loberia is a small beach which is home to a colony of sea lions,

Day 5: Thursday – Santa Cruz Island – Highlands – The Charles Darwin Research Station Tortuga Bay (B/L/D)

The Highlands of Santa Cruz have incredible zones of vegetation. There you will visit the private farm “Las Primicias” a reserve which offers the best possibility to see the giant turtles of Santa Cruz Island in their natural habitat. Charles Darwin Research Station features an information center, a museum, a library and a tortoise breeding station. Tortuga Bay is considered to be one of the most beautiful beaches in Galapagos. Last night at Hotel Fernandina in Puerto Ayora.

Day 6: Friday – Santa Cruz Island / Twins / Baltra Airport (B)

On our last day, we will visit “Los Gemelos” (The Twins), two enormous collapsed lava chambers, inspiring visual reminder of the power of nature. After this visit you will be transferred to the Baltra airport for your flight back to Quito or Guayaquil and to connect to your next destination.

NOTE: If you plan to extend your stay in Ecuador either before or after cruise, we will be glad to arrange additional land services, tours and hotel accommodations.

RATE PER PERSON BASED ON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY:

FROM FORT LAUDERDALE: Travel Agents: $2,436.00 – Companion: $2,436.00
FROM NEW YORK (JFK): Travel Agents: $2,656.00 – Companion: $2,656.00

RATE INCLUDES:

Round trip air New York or Fort Lauderdale/Quito/Galapagos via TAME Airlines. Five day Galapagos program includes four day/three nights aboard the First Class Motor Catamaran Archipell I and one night at First Class Hotel Fernandina based on double occupancy. Fully escorted daily excursions by English speaking naturalist guides. Daily briefings. Two nights at the charming Hotel Boutique Anahi in Quito based on double occupancy. Daily breakfast. All private transfers in Quito. All transfers in Galapagos. All hotel taxes and service fees.

NOT INCLUDED:

Fuel surcharges and international and local airport/security taxes. Galapagos National Park entrance fees $120 per person. Land services, tours not indicated in itinerary. Meals not indicated in itinerary. Gratuities and tips to guides.

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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

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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

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