Begin with exploring one of the most charming capitals with us as we show you Quito – a World Heritage city of graceful Spanish-era architecture, cosy restaurants and small artisanal shops. We also pay a visit to an active volcano and go on a nature walk in stunning surroundings. Once we fly to Galápagos, you’ll take part in an unforgettable cruise and experience the very best the UNESCO-protected Galápagos has to offer. With a wide range of activities to choose from, you'll get closer to natural wonders in a safe, sustainable manner.
The Ecuadorian capital was the first UNESCO's World Heritage site. Built on ruins of a Inca city, the historic centre has the most extensive and best preserved Spanish American architecture, worth taking a stroll through
See Ecuador's best kept secret - Cotopaxi Volcano. Among one of the world's highest active, with a snow-capped peak, the sight of it is so breath-taking, that many often forget the rest of journey ahead.
Visit Baltra, Santa Fe, South Plaza, North Seymur, Bartolome, San Cristobal, Santiago, Española Islands. See the unique flora and fauna of each.
See various different kinds of site across different islands. Where our ship cannot reach, we make landings via small boats, or simply tour the region to watch for wildlife
A unique activity available to only this expedition, observe marine-life and reefs from above, without getting in the water!
Sea kayaks are included on-board as part of the expedition experience. Paddle around Santa Fe, Española, Santa Cruz for some incredible experience
The ship also carries boards! The enthusiasts, can launch them in areas where waters are deemed suitable
There's all the snorkelling gear you’ll need to explore some pretty amazing places where you might see placid turtles, colourful fish, diving marine iguanas & curious sea lions performing underwater acrobatics. Wetsuits are available on hire.
Walk amidst the silvery Palo Santo trees with their delicate incense scent on North Seymour, watch giant tortoises lumber through the undergrowth on Santa Cruz, or walk to the sea lion colony on SantaFe. There will be many such opportunities during the journey
Arguably the most iconic Galápagos animal! An estimated 20,000-25,000 inhibit the islands. Distinguished based on shell types, we will be on look out for both domed & saddle-backed carapace
These spiky-looking reptiles can be seen on several islands. Two species are endemic to Galapagos - marine and endangered pink iguana, of which only 200 are left
Considered critically endangered, they almost exclusively breed only on Española Island. With wing span of over 8 ft, sighting them is a delight for many birdlovers
Half of all breeding pairs of blue-footed boobies live on the Galapagos Islands. Many blink their eyes twice, when they also spot the less common Red-footed booby
The unique defining factor of Galapagos are the wide range of species found only in this region. Apart from 4 species mentioned, also spot Galapagos penguins, sea lions, flamingos, hawks, fur seals.
With capacity of just 90, it offers a safe, cozy and intimate experience. Because of its small size it can access hard-to-reach destinations
Fully refurbished, these attractive gathering spaces enable you to meet one another and share your passion for travel. Located across different decks, each offers a comfortable seating area and great view
Read a book in the library, watch wildlife out on deck or from a hot tub, sit in the indoor bar, or head to the fitness centre!
With 50 cabins, there is room and ample space for every traveller type, whether solo, family, group or couple