Signature Galapagos Islands
Expertly crafted by our destination specialists, this 11-day adventure give you time to explore Quito, the capital of Ecuador, and then enchanted Galapagos Islands.
From your boutique 5-star hotel, Illa Experience, located in Quito city's old town, explore the highlights and attractions the city has to offer. Visit the Equatorial Monument, 25km (16 miles) north of Quito, which marks the exact middle of the World, Latitude 0º and take a day trip to visit Cotopaxi National Park. Cotopaxi (5,943 m) is the highest active volcano in the world. Enjoy wonderful mountain vistas, and local markets.
Then fly to the Galapagos Islands, and board the small and luxurious catamaran, the Seaman Journey, with a maximum occupancy of 16 passengers. Explore the Santa Cruz highlands, looking for wild Galapagos tortoises, as well as lava tubes, sinkholes and craters on this volcanic island. Cruise the islands of Fernandina, Isabela, Santiago, Rabida and Bartolome.
Take dinghy rides, snorkel, swim and kayak and walk in the Galapagos, relax on stunning beaches and onboard the ship. Look out for pelicans, rays, sea lions, Galapagos penguins, marine iguanas and numerous birds included Blue-footed boobies!
Round off your Ecuador adventure with our 4 day / 3 night Amazon Lodge Ecuador
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Swim together and take photos of giant Galapagos tortoises, marine iguanas and other unique wildlife of the Galapagos Islands, Vicente Roca Point is one of the best places to snorkel and well known for its spectacular marine life.
"Booking our complete signature programme gives you an additional bonus of a stay 3 pay 2 special at the divine Ilha Experience boutique hotel, a beautifully restored house from the 17th century. Delightful rooms, staff and food!" Tara, Team Viva
Your home in the Galapagos will be onboard the Seaman Journey, a first-class catamaran with a maximum occupancy of 16 passengers. This small and luxurious catamaran will give you access to remote and hard to access areas.