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In Ecuador you can find an active volcano, lush Amazon rain forest or traditional Indian culture, but it is also well known for the islands of Galapagos, which are considered as one of the best wildlife safaris on the planet. Unique fauna and flora and absolutely fearless animals allow you to experience local wildlife from few centimetres! You can choose a 4, 5 or 8 day cruise around Galapagos and a boat which matches your standards. With personal experience and a wide offer of tours we are ready to meet any of your expectations.
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Yacht New Flamingo, economy - 4 days


Cost: $ 1.499 AUD
Flights: no flights included (on request)
Duration: 4 days on the boat
Departure: every Tuesday
Location: Galapagos Islands

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Tour Description

Experience the uniqueness of the Galapagos Islands keenly priced. You do not have to spend much money and still have 4 days on one of the best places in the world. The boat New Flamingo offers enough space for 10 passengers in 5 air-conditioned cabins with bunk-beds and private bathrooms. The Galapagos Islands are blessed with pleasant weather all year round, which means that there is no "better" time to visit these precious Islands. Come to see for yourself iguanas, giant tortoises, turtles or flightless cormorants.

Combine this trip with our package Quito - The Capital

Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival to Galapagos
You will board the yacht New Flamingo, after landing and paying the entrance fee to the Galapagos National Park (100 USD), which will become your home for the next 4 days. Your cruise starts with lunch and the first excursion to the Black Turtle Cave.

Day 2 – Bartolome Island, Santiago Island
You continue today to the Bartolome Island. It offers the possibility to climb to the summit, from where visitors can observe a variety of volcanic formations including lava bombs, spatter and cinder cones, lava flows and lava tubes. The moon like landscape provides one of the most scenic panoramas in the archipelago. And you also have the chance to relax on a beautiful beach, which offers great snorkelling opportunities. Multi –coloured fish and occasionally penguins and sea turtles are often here. After lunch a panga ride in Sullivan Bay is waiting for you. You will have plenty of time for observing birds and local lava creations.

Day 3 - Sombrero Chino, Puerto Egas
The third day you will admire the unbelievable beauty of the Santiago Island. Chinese Hat (Sombrero Chino) - is a tiny island just off the south-eastern tip of Santiago Island and is less than a quarter of 1 sq km in size. It is a recently-formed volcanic cone and its descriptive name accounts for the fact that it appears to take the shape of a downward-facing Chinese hat. Opposite Sombrero Chino, on the rocky shoreline, Galapagos penguins and eagle rays are often seen. The island is home to a large sea lion colony and plenty of marine iguanas who cover the volcanic landscape. Afterwards, the excursion to Puerto Egas with its black sand beaches leads to one of the most rewarding visits of the Galapagos. A hike inland to the salt crater is an excellent opportunity to see land birds such as finches, doves, and hawks. A walk along the rugged shoreline, especially at low tide, will allow us to observe many marine species as iguanas bask on the rocks and sea lions laze in the tide pools. At the end of the trail there is a series of grottoes or sea caves where fur seals and night herons are regularly found resting on the shady ledges. For many, this is the only opportunity to see the Galapagos fur seal, once thought to be on the verge of extinction.

Day 4 – Santa Cruz
We will take you to Santa Cruz inland to observe giant turtles. After a snack you will be taken to the airport for your return flight to Ecuador.

Package Inclusions

3 Nights accommodation on the yacht New Flamingo (in twin cabins); 4 Days long Galapagos cruise; Full board on the boat (B: Breakfast L: Lunch D: Dinner); Tea and water included (other drinks for charge); All services, transfers and excursions detailed in the program; Professional Local English speaking guide; Snorkelling; Taxes.

Price per person (2 people in double/twin room)

Package Exclusions

Airfare; Tips; Insurance; Personal expenses; Galapagos National Park Entrance fee 100 USD; Optional Excursions.

Supplements

Single supplement – contact us for details

Scuba diving available during this cruise - 2 dives - $ 250 AUD

Upgrade to bigger boat Princess of Galapagos - $ 70 AUD

Local flights Quito - Galapagos - Quito - from $ 450 AUD

Note

5 day cruise is also available.

The price is a subject to availability.


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