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Take the trip of a lifetime and explore the
famous Galapagos islands and the cloud
forests of Ecuador in luxury.
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Fly overnight to Quito. (N)
Morning arrival to Quito, transfer to Casa Gangotena, a historic mansion for a 2-night stay. (B)
Morning private excursion to explore the colonial centre of Quito, before continuing to visit the 'Middle of the World' equatorial line monument. Afternoon at leisure. (B)
Shared transfer, via the Tulipe archaeological site, to Mashpi Lodge, located on a private cloud forest reserve. This afternoon choose from a selection of local shared excursions, including walks on the forested trails, a visit to the observation tower and a ride on the aerial tram. (B, L, D)
Local excursions on offer include early morning forest walks to discover the amazing birdlife of the rainforest. (B, L, D)
Enjoy a short morning activity before taking a shared transfer to Quito. Stay overnight at Casa Gangotena. (B)
Fly to the Galapagos islands for a 3-night cruise on the Alya, a luxurious small catamaran. Enjoy daily walks and boat trips to view rare wildlife at close quarters. It is also possible to take a longers cruise or sail on an alternative small or medium sized boat. (B, L, D)
Disembark the cruise and fly to Guayaquil to connect to your flight home. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
These prices are based on standard guestrooms in luxury accomodation, unless indicated otherwise.
Galapagos National Park fees and beverages on board are not included.
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EGL2019: 8 Nights
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