January 15-23, 2018
This incredible nine-day journey features a four-night cruise in the Galápagos Islands, a nature lover’s dream destination and UNESCO World Heritage site, aboard the first-class small ship Santa Cruz II. This exploration vessel is equipped for the complete Galápagos experience, from a fleet of Zodiacs and a glass-bottom boat to certified naturalists and complimentary snorkeling gear. Visit four islands where the unique wildlife accepts up-close human interaction like nowhere else on Earth. In Quito, a UNESCO World Heritage site, enjoy deluxe hotel accommodations. Ecuadorian rainforest eco lodge Pre-Tour Option. Six-night Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley Post-Tour Option.
Destination: Galápagos Islands and Ecuador
Trip Type: Cruise
1 Depart the U.S. or Canada/Arrive in Quito, Ecuador
3 Quito/Equator Excursion/Quito
4 Quito/Fly to Baltra Island, Galápagos Islands/Embark Santa Cruz II/
Dragon Hill, Santa Cruz Island
5 Punta Vicente, Isabela Island/Punta Espinoza, Fernandina Island
6 Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island, for Charles Darwin Research Station
7 Post Office Bay, Floreana Island/Champion Islet/Cormorant Point
8 Baltra Island/Disembark ship/Fly to Guayaquil, Ecuador/Depart for the U.S. or Canada
9 Arrive in the U.S. or Canada
*Cruise itinerary is subject to change.