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Galapagos Discovery

From £1575 for 9 days
Trip Overview
Take in the highlights of the unique flora- and fauna-rich islands of the Galapagos on this eight-day Lonely Planet Experience powered by Intrepid. From rubbing shoulders with giant tortoises to gazing up in wonder at the spectacular blue-footed boobies’ synchronised fishing technique, the Galapagos offers the chance to see an abundance of rare creatures at close range. We’ll show you the best islands, coves and natural wonders, and give you plenty of time to explore (with local advice!) so you can spend your time the way you want. Snorkel with sea lions, swim with sea turtles and relax in paradise.
Essential Info
Starts: Quito
Ends: Quito
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Discovery, Wildlife
Trip Code: IGGRR
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Ecuador
What's Included

Meals

5 Breakfasts included

Transport

Plane,Speed boat,Private Vehicle,Public bus

Accommodation

Hotel (8 nights)

Trip Highlights

•   Arrive early and discover Quito’s Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage, filled with colonial era buildings, boulevards of multicoloured mansions and gracefully ageing cathedrals

•   Learn about the unique habit of the marine iguana. This dinosaur-like little creature has an iridescent sheen and is only found on the Galapagos Islands

•   Many come to Isla Santa Cruz just for the giant tortoises. Get up close and personal with these enormous animals, as they drag themselves through the sand

•   Birdwatching at the Galapagos is quite an experience. Watch the aerobatic routines of blue-footed boobies and the death defying stunts of the frigate birds, as they whizz through the air

•   Get your blood pumping as you scale Sierra Negra Volcano on Isabela Island

Dates & Availability
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Departing: 3rd Dec 2020
Returning: 11th Dec 2020
£1,810pp

* Plus $130 USD
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Availability: Good
Departing: 31st Dec 2020
Returning: 8th Jan 2021
£1,680pp

* Plus $130 USD
Availability: Good
Departing: 21st Jan 2021
Returning: 29th Jan 2021
£1,795pp

* Plus $130 USD
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Availability: Good
Departing: 25th Feb 2021
Returning: 5th Mar 2021
£1,725pp

* Plus $130 USD
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Availability: Good
Departing: 4th Mar 2021
Returning: 12th Mar 2021
£1,725pp

* Plus $130 USD
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Availability: Good
Departing: 1st Apr 2021
Returning: 9th Apr 2021
£1,725pp

* Plus $130 USD
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Availability: Good
Departing: 22nd Apr 2021
Returning: 30th Apr 2021
£1,795pp

* Plus $130 USD
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Availability: Good
Departing: 6th May 2021
Returning: 14th May 2021
£1,795pp

* Plus $130 USD
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Availability: Good
Departing: 3rd Jun 2021
Returning: 11th Jun 2021
£1,795pp

* Plus $130 USD
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Availability: Good
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Itinerary & Notes
Bienvenidos! Welcome to Quito, Ecuador. Your Lonely Planet Experience begins with a welcome meeting at 6 pm. If you arrive with some time to spare before the meeting, consider exploring the city on an Urban Adventure like the Quito Market Discovery.
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