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SEV07NA - Gal pagos West & Central Islands aboard the Monserrat

The Gal pagos islands are a hotbed of exotic wildlife and picturesque landscapes, and there's no better way to view it all than from a comfortable ship like the Monserrat. On this trip, you'll have the chance to relax on the beach, mingle with sea lions and turtles, and even hike a volcano. There'll even be two naturalist guides on hand to help make this your most dynamic and educational adventure yet.

Inclusions

Cruise the Gal pagos Islands aboard the Monserrat (4 nts)
2 Certified Gal pagos National Park Service guide
All meals aboard the Monserrat
Sierra Negra Volcano Hike (Isabela Island)
Giant Tortoise Breeding Centre
Snorkelling at Chinese Hat, Isla R bida and Puerto Egas
All landings and excursions
Snorkelling equipment and wetsuits
Internal flights
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
7
Price From
AUD $3,187
Start Location
Quito, Ecuador
End Location
Quito, Ecuador
Age Range
Avg. 30+
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Standard
Tour Themes
Small Marine/Cruise
Physical Rating
Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
27 Oct 201802 Nov 20183AUD $3,649
10 Nov 201816 Nov 20183AUD $3,187
24 Nov 201830 Nov 20181AUD $3,749
08 Dec 201814 Dec 20185AUD $3,649
22 Dec 201828 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,187 
05 Jan 201911 Jan 20191AUD $3,939
19 Jan 201925 Jan 20192AUD $3,939
02 Feb 201908 Feb 20192AUD $3,939
16 Feb 201922 Feb 20194AUD $3,939
02 Mar 201908 Mar 201912AUD $3,819
16 Mar 201922 Mar 20198AUD $3,939
30 Mar 201905 Apr 20196AUD $3,939
13 Apr 201919 Apr 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,187 
27 Apr 201903 May 20191AUD $3,939
11 May 201917 May 201912AUD $4,059
25 May 201931 May 201910AUD $4,059
08 Jun 201914 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,187 
22 Jun 201928 Jun 201914AUD $3,939
06 Jul 201912 Jul 201912AUD $3,939
20 Jul 201926 Jul 201916AUD $3,939
03 Aug 201909 Aug 201920AUD $3,939
17 Aug 201923 Aug 201920AUD $3,819
31 Aug 201906 Sep 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,187 
14 Sep 201920 Sep 201920AUD $3,819
28 Sep 201904 Oct 201920AUD $3,819
12 Oct 201918 Oct 201918AUD $3,819
26 Oct 201901 Nov 201918AUD $3,819
09 Nov 201915 Nov 201920AUD $3,939
23 Nov 201929 Nov 201920AUD $3,939
07 Dec 201913 Dec 201920AUD $3,939
21 Dec 201927 Dec 201920AUD $4,059
ItineraryExpand
Day 1 - Quito
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 - Quito/Isabela Island
Fly to Baltra. Meet the guide and transfer to the boat. In the afternoon, sail to Mosquera Island and walk along the beach and observe the vast sea lion colonies.
Day 3 - Isabela Island
Arrive at Puerto Villamil, home to the small community that lives on Isabela Island. In the morning, hike the Sierra Negra volcano, which has the largest basaltic caldera in the Gal pagos. Visit Las Tintoreras and the tortoise breeding centre in Puerto Villamil in the afternoon.
Day 4 - Chinese Hat/R bida Island
Visit Chinese Hat for snorkelling opportunities and to observe the birds and sea lions. Take an afternoon excursion to R bida to see a lagoon and sea lion colony.
Day 5 - Puerto Egas/Santiago Island
Morning excursion to Puerto Egas to see the salt crater as well as a dark sand beach and tidal pools. Continue to Playa Espumilla, one of the most idyllic beaches in the Gal pagos Islands, which boasts thick mangroves and flamingo and sea turtle nesting sites. Head to Buccaneer Cove to witness the towering cliff wall rock formations.
Day 6 - North Seymour/Quito
Visit North Seymour for guided walks to observe birds and wildlife, including vast sea lion colonies. Disembark at Baltra and fly back to Quito.
Day 7 - Quito
Depart at any time.