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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 $3,649
Start Location
Quito, Ecuador
End Location
Quito, Ecuador
Age Range
Min :12
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Original
Tour Themes
Marine/Cruise, Small Group
Physical Rating
Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
26 May 201801 Jun 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,649 
09 Jun 201815 Jun 20181AUD $3,749
23 Jun 201829 Jun 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,649 
07 Jul 201813 Jul 20181AUD $3,899
21 Jul 201827 Jul 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,649 
04 Aug 201810 Aug 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,649 
18 Aug 201824 Aug 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,649 
01 Sep 201807 Sep 20184AUD $3,649
15 Sep 201821 Sep 20186AUD $3,649
29 Sep 201805 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,649 
13 Oct 201819 Oct 20182AUD $3,649
27 Oct 201802 Nov 20189AUD $3,649
10 Nov 201816 Nov 201816AUD $3,749
24 Nov 201830 Nov 201816AUD $3,749
08 Dec 201814 Dec 201814AUD $3,649
22 Dec 201828 Dec 20186AUD $3,899
05 Jan 201911 Jan 201913AUD $3,649
19 Jan 201925 Jan 201914AUD $3,649
02 Feb 201908 Feb 20197AUD $3,649
16 Feb 201922 Feb 20196AUD $3,649
02 Mar 201908 Mar 201918AUD $3,749
16 Mar 201922 Mar 201912AUD $3,749
30 Mar 201905 Apr 201920AUD $3,749
13 Apr 201919 Apr 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,649 
27 Apr 201903 May 201910AUD $3,749
11 May 201917 May 201916AUD $3,749
25 May 201931 May 201920AUD $3,749
08 Jun 201914 Jun 201918AUD $3,749
22 Jun 201928 Jun 201916AUD $3,899
06 Jul 201912 Jul 201920AUD $3,899
20 Jul 201926 Jul 201918AUD $3,899
03 Aug 201909 Aug 201920AUD $3,899
17 Aug 201923 Aug 201920AUD $3,649
31 Aug 201906 Sep 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,649 
14 Sep 201920 Sep 201920AUD $3,649
28 Sep 201904 Oct 201920AUD $3,649
12 Oct 201918 Oct 201920AUD $3,649
26 Oct 201901 Nov 201920AUD $3,649
09 Nov 201915 Nov 201920AUD $3,749
23 Nov 201929 Nov 201920AUD $3,749
07 Dec 201913 Dec 201920AUD $3,649
21 Dec 201927 Dec 201920AUD $3,899
Itinerary
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.