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Galapagos at a Glance - Southern Islands - (Daphne)

From £1149 for 6 days
Trip Overview

No matter where you’ve been before and what you’ve heard about the Galapagos Islands, a trip to the archipelago that inspired Darwin’s theory of evolution is always assured to impress. Birders will be enchanted by pink flamingos in the lagoons of Isla Floreana, Darwin’s finches in the Santa Cruz highlands and waved albatross at Punta Suarez. Beach boffins will be enthralled by the antics of California sea lions along Gardner Beach, the snorkelling to be had inside Devil’s Crown and the spectacular green shoreline of Punta Cormorant. And if it’s history you’re after, well this is where one man came up with an entirely different way to look at it.

Essential Info
Starts: Quito
Ends: Quito
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Sailing, Wildlife
Trip Code: IGMDB
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Ecuador, Galapagos Islands, South America
What's Included

Meals

5 Breakfasts included
3 Lunches included
3 Dinners included

Transport

Boat,Plane,Bus,Zodiac (Panga)

Accommodation

Hotel (2 nights) Overnight boat (3 nights)

Trip Highlights

•   Send a postcard to the jealous folk back home in Post Office Bay

•   Spy pink flamingos wading the lagoons of Punta Cormorant

•   Snorkel through the underwater wonderland of Devil’s Crown

•   Watch waved albatross taking off along Punta Suarez

•   Savour dramatic views of Cerro Brujo’s volcanic landscape

Dates & Availability
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Departing: 22nd May 2018
Returning: 27th May 2018
Quito - Quito
£1,836pp 
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Departing: 22nd May 2018
Returning: 27th May 2018
Quito - Quito
£2,001pp 
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Departing: 22nd May 2018
Returning: 27th May 2018
Quito - Quito
£2,121pp 
* Plus $120 USD
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Departing: 22nd May 2018
Returning: 27th May 2018
Quito - Quito
£2,121pp 
* Plus $120 USD
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Departing: 5th June 2018
Returning: 10th June 2018
Quito - Quito
£2,000pp £1,238pp
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Departing: 5th June 2018
Returning: 10th June 2018
Quito - Quito
£2,170pp £1,340pp
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Departing: 5th June 2018
Returning: 10th June 2018
Quito - Quito
£2,290pp £1,412pp
* Plus $120 USD
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Departing: 5th June 2018
Returning: 10th June 2018
Quito - Quito
£2,290pp £1,412pp
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Departing: 19th June 2018
Returning: 24th June 2018
Quito - Quito
£1,429pp £1,238pp
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Itinerary & Notes
Bienvenidos! Welcome to Ecuador. A welcome meeting will be held in the evening at either 5pm or 6 pm when you meet others travelling with you on your cruise to the Galapagos Islands. Please check with hotel reception or check the reception notice boards for the time and place of the meeting for your trip. As today is an arrival day, you can arrive at any time as there are no activities planned until this important meeting. If you can't arrange a flight that will arrive in time, you may wish to arrive a day early so you're able to attend. We'll be happy to book additional accommodation for you (subject to availability). Quito sits at high altitude under the towering Pichincha volcano. It is a beautiful city, arguably one of the most beautiful in South America. The city stretches along the valley and is surrounded by the Andes. The Old Town of Quito is awash with history, with more than 30 churches to explore, and a number of fascinating museums. La Compania de Jesus is considered to be the most beautiful and ornate churches in the Americas. The city's oldest street, Calle La Ronda, is well worth exploring. As this trip spends very little time in Quito, we recommend you spend a few extra days before or after your trip to experience all the city has to offer. You may even wish to explore further beyond the city and visit Otavalo, Cotopaxi, the Cloud Forest or the Equatorial Monument.
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