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Holiday Outline

Experience the Galapagos wildlife up close on an 8-day cruise visiting some of the best visitor sites, includes 2 nights in a boutique hotel in mainland Ecuador, domestic flights and private airport transfers.

  • 8-days cruising the Galapagos Islands on board one of our hand picked selection of the best yachts
  • 2 nights in a beautiful boutique hotel in either Quito, nestled high in Ecuador’s Andes or Guayaquil on Ecuador’s pacific coast
  • Private airport transfers - someone there to meet you off the plane and take care of you every step of the way
  • 10 day trip starts and ends either Quito or Guayaquil

Please contact us for a quote.

Day 1 Arrive in mainland Ecuador in the morning (either in Quito nestled high in Ecuador’s Andes, or Guayaquil on Ecuador’s pacific coast) where you will be met off the plane by one of our team and taken to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to relax. Overnight Casa Aliso (Quito) or Grand Hotel (Guayaquil)

Day 2-9 The next morning you will be picked up from the hotel and taken to the airport for your flight to the Galapagos. Upon arrival in Galapagos you will be met by the crew and taken to your yacht. The next glorious 8-days will be spent cruising the Galapagos visiting some of the most spectacular islands in this remarkable archipelago.

See our hand picked selection of the best Galapagos wildlife cruises

Day 9 At the end of your cruise, you will be taken back to the airport for your flight back to Ecuador. Upon arrival either in Quito or Guayaquil you will be met at the airport by one of our team and taken to your hotel.

Day 10 Today you will be picked up from your hotel and taken to the airport for your flight home

Please note: Itineraries are unlikely to change significantly but are subject to change. Weather, wildlife breeding, instructions from the Galapagos National Park, specific abilities and interests of passengers as well as operational matters may cause your guide or captain to change the times or nature of your visits. Your guide will always endeavour to have the best itinerary for you within these constraints.

NOTE:
Land cost includes:
  • 8-days full board on Galapagos yacht,
  • 2 nights at Casa Aliso in Quito bed and breakfast,
  • 4 private airport transfers, return flight from Ecuador to Galapagos,
  • $10 Galapagos migration card.
Land Cost Does Not Include:
  • International flights,
  • $100 Galapagos National Park fee,
  • dinner or lunch in Quito/Guayaquil,
  • alcoholic drinks,
  • personal expenses and tips.

*Yacht included in this price illustration is the Angelito and the hotel is Casa Aliso.

Taillor Made HolidaysThis is just a taste of what Ecuador and Galapagos can offer.
We can tailor-make your Galapagos and Ecuador experience to create your perfect holiday to match your interests, timescale and budget. See our hand picked selection of the best Galapagos Wildlife Cruises, experiences and accommodation in mainland Ecuador. Be inspired »

 

If you would like any more information or to chat over the details of the trip we would be delighted to help. Telephone Telephone01964 552292 for more information or email email us today.

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Choose Your Yacht

Luxury Yachts

IntegrityIntegrity

True five star luxury. Superb service, beautiful and spacious interiors and excellent itinerary.
The best yacht in Galapagos.....

NinaNina

She is the sleekest, fastest and longest of all the catamarans in Galapagos, and travelling on this yacht, is like being in a sea-going boutique hotel....

AthalaAthala

One of only three yachts offering true 5 star facilities in Galapagos, this is a beautiful vessel which is very spacious, light and airy....

First Class Yachts

Mary AnneMary Anne

A beautiful and truly classic sailing ship, which is very spacious and enchantingly romantic. A great option for true sailors at heart and an exhilarating experience....

BeagleBeagle

Named after the HMS Beagle in which Charles Darwin made his famous voyage to the Galapagos, this is a magnificent 105 foot steel-hulled schooner with teak decks and real charm....

GalaxyGalaxy

Galaxy is a beautiful new motor yacht, launched in 2007, excellent crew, good food and very spacious and comfortable interiors. Run by a local company...

CachaloteCachalote

A charming yacht that was originally designed and built in California in 1971 and was completely refurbished in 2002, the Cachalote has an excellent itinerary...

Tip Top IIITip Top III

The Tip Top III is owned by one of the oldest families in the Galapagos, which has a great reputation for good food, good service and a very helpful crew....

Reina SilviaReina Silvia

The Tip Top III is owned by one of the oldest families in the Galapagos, which has a great reputation for good food, good service and a very helpful crew....

Tourist Superior Yachts

AngelitoAngelito

Launched in 1992 and loving run by a Galapagos family, Angelito I is an excellent option within her price category. Tourist superior, but first class service....

SambaSamba

A European classic yacht and the best in her class. Although a little smaller than other yachts we work with (which is reflected in the price) the Samba has a superb itinerary...

 

If you would like any more information or to chat over the details of the trip we would be delighted to help. Telephone Telephone01964 552292 for more information or email email us today.

Choose Accommodation

Quito Hotels

Hotel Plaza Grande - QuitoHotel Plaza Grande - Quito

With its sumptious fabrics, fantastic views and intricate hand carved wooden furniture inspired by the Spanish Colonial era, Plaza Grande is Quito’s most luxuriant...

Hotel Le ParcHotel Le Parc

Hands down the most stylish of Quito’s hotels. The 30 suites in this boutique hotel which opened in 2008 are all exceptional in terms of décor and comfort – true 5-star luxury...

Hotel Casa AlisoHotel Casa Aliso

A boutique hotel which has all the style and comfort of a small luxurious home. Its secluded location, yet a short walk from the bussle of the town and 20 minutes from the airport...

Hotel El Relicario del CarmenHotel El Relicario del Carmen

A lovingly restaured house in the centre of Quito which offers great value and is a real oasis of peace in the bustle of the colonial quarter. The standard rooms are...

Hotel Patio AndaluzHotel Patio Andaluz

Designed to give guests a real sense of the colonial history of Quito. In the heart of the colonial centre, the hotel is surrounded by churches, museums and national monuments...

Hostal La Casa del SolHostal La Casa del Sol

An intimate sunny atmosphere pervades this hostel which celebrates the city’s Andean identity. Centered around a sunny courtyard, leading to a living area and café...

Hotel QuitoHotel Quito

The Hotel Quito, has arguably the best location in town, with beautiful views across the city of Quito on one side, and across the valley of Tumbaco...

Hostal La Posada ColonialHostal La Posada Colonial

A family run hostel set in a 400 year old building in the heart of the old section with real colonial style charm, and representing great value...

Guayaquil Hotels

Hilton Colon GuayaquilHilton Colon Guayaquil

This is a large comfortable hotel, and although it won’t set your world on fire, it does offer all the amenities you would expect from a five star city centre...

Macaw HostalMacaw Hostal

A new family run hostal, which is cozy and comfortable and gives a feeling of staying with a local family, but with plenty of private areas...

Grand Hotel GuayaquilGrand Hotel Guayaquil

The location of the Grand Hotel is what makes this a great choice, just a few blocks from the Malecon, Guayaquil’s new promenade area along the River Guayas...

 

If you would like any more information or to chat over the details of the trip we would be delighted to help. Telephone Telephone01964 552292 for more information or email email us today.

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