Quito and the Galapagos Islands

Multiple departures; from $2,432; GT Tours

The Details

GT Tours
800-666-8687
www.gttours.com

Dates
Multiple departures through Dec.

Rates
$2,432 per person, based on double occupancy. Companions may join at a rate of $2,992 per person.

Highlights
On this tour of Quito and the Galapagos Islands, travel agents will spend one full day in the capital city before departing for Baltra Island, where travelers will board the MV Santa Cruz for a six-day cruise in the Western Galapagos Islands. The first stop on the cruise itinerary is North Seymour Island, where colonies of blue footed boobies, frigate birds, sea lions and marine iguanas make their homes. Visits to Isabela Island, Fernandina Island, Santa Cruz Island and Floreana Island are other destinations in the days that follow. While on Santa Cruz Island, travel agents will tour the Charles Darwin Research Center, famous for its giant tortoise population, and can participate in optional excursion choices, from sea kayaking to an organic coffee plantation visit. Accommodations, daily island excursions, all breakfasts and roundtrip airfare from Quito to the Galapagos are included. International airfare, the Galapagos National Park entrance fee and gratuities are not included.

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