Explore the old colonial centre of Quito and visit a local colourful market before embarking upon a cruise in the Galapagos. Witness first hand its remarkable wildlife at close quarters and marvel at its unique landscapes.
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Overnight flight to Quito. (N)
Arrive and transfer to the Casona de la Ronda for a 3-night stay. Remainder of the day at leisure. (N)
Morning tour of Quito's historic centre and to the Middle of the World equatorial line monument. (B)
Full-day visit to the colourful Otavalo market and the verdant countryside north of Quito, including San Pablo lake and small surrounding villages where weavers and craftsmen work. Have lunch at an historic hacienda. (It is possible to stay overnight at a hacienda in this region - please enquire for more details). (B, L)
Fly to the Galapagos islands and board the Odyssey for a 5-night cruise around these fascinating islands (B, L, D)
Shared excursions with a naturalist guide for close encounters with some of the most rare animals and birds in the world, including land iguanas, giant tortoises, Darwin's finches, boobies and flightless cormorants. These days are spent exploring islands with different characteristics to see the variety of wildlife and landscapes. (B, L, D)
Disembark the cruise and fly to Guayaquil. Transfer to the Unipark for 1 night. (B)
Morning at leisure or optional tour of the city or a banana or cacao plantation. (B) Overnight flight home. (N)
As per itinerary - B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is typically based in 4-star accommodation.
Galapagos National Park fees and beverages on board are not included.
It is possible to stay extra nights in the Galapagos on the boat or at an eco-island hotel and visit other islands. Please enquire for details.
Tailor-made travel: For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7808 6783 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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GPK2018: 9 Nights
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