With a two nights stay in charming city of Quito, get a chance to see an active volcano on your visit to Cotopaxi National Park. Then enjoy five days of exploration and island hopping through western Gálapagos. The landings here call at Isabela and Floreana, at the volcanic island of Fernandina, and the centrally located Santa Cruz Island. Enjoy lasting opportunities to see Gálapagos wildlife classic- sea lions, turtles, marine iguanas, giant tortoises, flamingos, Nazca and red-footed Boobies, and not to forget the iconic Darwin's finches
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, Isabela, Floreana, Fernandina and the Santa Cruz Islands. See the best of Gálapagos wildlife on this short journey
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
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 on the white beaches Las Bechas, hike up to see colonies of birds, watch giant tortoises lumber through the undergrowth on Santa Cruz, or walk to the sea lion colony. 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
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