Galapagos Islands Luxury Cruise

10 Nights /11 Days

Ocean & River Cruises

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+91 84484 45051

Starting from
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Starting from
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+91 84484 45051

+91 98187 03891

tours@holidaymoods.net

Overview

About the Galapagos Islands Cruise

When it comes to luxury and exotic cruise vacations or packages, Galapagos Islands Cruise probably is among the first ones that comes to mind. Exploring picturesque delights of the Galapagos, it is a perfect fit for beach lovers.

The cruise begins and terminates in Quito, Ecuador. Prime islands are visited like Santa Cruz Island, Santiago Island, Rabida Island, Isabela Island, Bartolomé Island, North Seymour Island and San Cristobal Island to provide you with a merry time experience. The ship docks and departs from these locations at specified timings almost every day, giving you an opportunity to experience the cities at your own leisure. 

Experience exclusive wildlife such as Galapagos Penguins, Fur Seals, Otters, Red & Blue footed Boobies and pelicans among other marine life.

You get to visit extraordinary attractions of Intiñan Solar Museum, Sullivan Bay, Elizabeth Bay, Daphne Island, Egas Port, Tagus Cove, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Las Bachas, Punta Pitt and Puerto Ayora to name a few, something that is going to fill your picture gallery entirely.

Over the course of 10 nights, the ship gives you ample entertainment options.. A casino, pool, multiple restaurants, shops, theatre, kid’s area, sports & fitness center, constant shows and performances cater to all kinds of needs of passengers. It offers a multitude of room categories to choose from so as to find the accommodation that suits you the best. 

Highlights

  • 10 nights, 11 days aboard a luxury premier cruise that will take you around the Galapagos Islands
  • Exclusive wildlife such as Galapagos Penguins, Fur Seals, Otters, Red & Blue footed Boobies and pelicans
  • Prime islands like Santa Cruz Island, Santiago Island, Rabida Island, Isabela Island, Bartolomé Island, North Seymour Island and San Cristobal Island covered
  • Explore attractions like Intiñan Solar Museum, Sullivan Bay, Elizabeth Bay, Daphne Island, Egas Port, Tagus Cove, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Las Bachas, Punta Pitt and Puerto Ayora to name a few
  • Explore all destinations at your leisure as the ship docks for almost a considerable amount of time
  • Casino, spa, nightclub, swimming pool, bars, restaurants, kids area etc. aboard the cruise ship to keep you always entertained
  • Approximately 2:1 passenger to crew ratio aboard the ship to cater to all your needs

Itinerary

Day

1

Arrival in Quito
Quito

Arrive at the Quito International Airport and check into your hotel for the day. Orient yourself with the capital city of Ecuador.


Day

2

Quito City Tour
Quito

Post breakfast, enjoy a guided city tour. Stand on the equatorial line at the Intiñan Solar Museum, and marvel at the monastery of San Francisco and la Compañia Church. Have lunch with a panoramic city view. Dinner will be a gourmet array of local delicacies.


Day

3

Flight to Galapagos / Embark Cruise
Baltra

Post breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Baltra, Galapagos. Embark your Galapagos Islands Cruise from here. The ship departs from Baltra and reaches Daphne Island, just north of Santa Cruz Island. This area is famous for its wildlife such as sea lions, pelicans and blue footed boobies.


Day

4

Santiago Island / Rabida Island
Santiago Island

The ship arrives at Egas Port in Santiago Island, famous for its geology. You can walk on black and brown beaches, snorkel or spot some fur seals. Shortly after, depart for Rabida Island, famous for red sand and eroded volcano landscaping.


Day

5

Isabela Island
Isabela Island

Elizabeth Bay in the Isabela Island is one of the westernmost points of the Galapagos. It is famous for seals and its mangrove ecosystem. The ship then heads to the Tagus Cove. Historically an anchorage for pirates and whalers, this site offers a breathtaking view of Isabela, its volcanoes, and a saltwater lagoon.


Day

6

Santiago Island / Bartolomé Island
Santiago Island

Arrive at Sullivan Bay in Santiago Island. This area was covered with volcanic lava in the 1900s. The cooling down and solidified land has made it a geological wonderland today. Later, head for Bartolomé Island which provides amazing photography opportunities for the scenery it boasts. You can even spot the Galapagos Penguins here.


Day

7

Santa Cruz Island / North Seymour Island
Santa Cruz Island

Las Bachas in Santa Cruz Island is a nesting ground for flamingos and sea turtles surrounded by two large natural pools. After admiring the wildlife here, the ship reaches North Seymour Island, the largest colony of frigate birds in Galapagos. You can snorkel in this area or spend plenty of time birdwatching.


Day

8

San Cristobal Island
San Cristobal

Visit the small waterfront town of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, the administrative capital of the islands, followed by Punta Pitt, which allows for the rare opportunity to visit one of the few locations in the Galapagos where you can observe all three species of boobies–Blue, Red and Nazca–and two species of frigate birds nesting in the same area.


Day

9

Santa Cruz Island
Santa Cruz Island

Puerto Ayora in Santa Cruz Island contains the National Park Service for tortoises and the Charles Darwin research center. Have the opportunity to interact with tortoises here and walk through a lava tunnel.


Day

10

Baltra to Quito
Quito

Transfer from Baltra back to Quito in mainland Colombia and spend the rest of the day at your leisure.


Day

11

Departure for Airport
Quito

Depart for the airport post breakfast for your flight back home as the amazing experience of the Galapagos Islands culminates.


Inclusions

  • 7 nights’ accommodation aboard the ship
  • 3 night’ accommodation in a luxury hotel in Quito
  • Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner during the days of the cruise
  • Visa assistance
  • All entertainment on board
  • All port fees
  • All taxes

Exclusions

  • International flights
  • Visa fees
  • Tips, Gratuities etc.
  • Any Personal expenses
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

Proposed Accommodation/ Similar

Quito - 3 Nights

Activities

Quito
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Intiñan Solar Museum

Museum showcasing exhibits from places on the equator, plus equator-related science experiments. The equator passes through here.

San Cristobal
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San Cristobal Island

San Cristóbal is the easternmost island in the Galápagos archipelago, as well as one of the oldest geologically. It is administr...

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Santa Cruz Island
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North Seymour Island

North Seymour is a small island near Baltra Island in the Galápagos Islands. It was formed by the uplift of a submarine lava form...

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Baltra
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Santa Cruz Island

Santa Cruz is an island in Ecuador’s Galápagos National Park. It’s known for sandy beaches like El Garrapatero. The town of P...

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Santiago Island
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Santiago Island

Santiago Island is an island of the Galápagos Islands. It is also known as San Salvador, named after San Salvador Island, or as J...

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Rabida Island

Rábida Island is one of the Galápagos Islands. The 5 km² island has also been known as Jervis Island, named in honour of the 18...

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Bartolomé Island

Bartolomé Island is a volcanic islet in the Galápagos Islands group. It is a volcanic islet just off the east coast of Santiago ...

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Isabela Island
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Isabela Island

Isabela Island is the largest island of the Galápagos with an area of 4,640 square kilometres and length of 100 kilometres, almos...

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Additional Info

Sector Note
  • Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.
  • Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.
  • Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
  • Check your specific sailing for exact departure and arrival times. All times are local to the port.

Tour Price

Cancellation Policy

 

PENALTY SCHEDULE

PENALTY

119 - 91 days prior to departure

25% of full fare

90 - 61 days prior to departure

50% of full fare

60 - 31 days prior to departure

75% of full fare

30 days or less prior to departure

100% of full fare

Terms & Conditions

Age of Travel

Company policy states that a guest under 18 years of age must be accompanied in the same, connecting or next to a stateroom with an adult guest, who must be 18 years of age or older at the time of embarkation.

Two people under the age of 18 may travel together in the same stateroom if they are a married couple and provide proof of marriage to our representative at the pier before embarkation.

 

For guests under the age of 18 travelling with an accompanying adult, who is not the minor's parent or legal guardian, a Parent/Guardian Consent Form that authorises the minor's travel and further authorises medical treatment in case of an emergency must be delivered to our representative at the pier during check-in.

 

Pregnancy

We will not accept guests who will have entered their 24th week of pregnancy by the time their travel with the cruise concludes. A Statement from the expectant mother's doctor, stating her due date and fitness to travel must be provided prior to boarding. We will not be responsible or liable for any complications of pregnancy which arise or occur during the cruise.

 

Drinking on-board

If you are 18-20 years of age and you have the written consent of your parents (parent must be on-board), you may purchase beer or wine for yourself only when the ship is sailing in international waters. 


Gambling Policy

If you want to gamble in the casinos, you must have a valid ID showing you are 18 years or older. If a Guest under the age of 18 wins in the casino and cannot provide proof of age, he or she will not be paid the winnings. Gaming vouchers and table game chips must be redeemed prior to cruise end. Please note that the casino will be closed whenever the ship is in territorial waters that prevent the casino from operating without the need for a specific authorisation.

 

Onboard currency

The currency used onboard is US Dollars.


Payment Policy

Deposit & Payment Schedules

 

Reservations booking requires a guest name. There are no options allowed to hold without names.

 

Cabin assignments require a deposit - please refer to the due date mentioned on the booking confirmation.

 

Confirming Deposit Amount

Final Payment

20% of voyage fare

70 days, prior to sailing

Indemnity Bond

Departure Dates