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Explore Ecuador’s capital city, then fly to the Galapagos and travel in style through this remote and beautiful archipelago, discovering its unique, abundant variety of wildlife. Between islands, enjoy spacious ocean-view suites and public areas, and enriching lectures on board Silver Origin, Silversea's first ever destination-specific ship.
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Overnight flight from London to Quito, via
Bogotá, with Avianca. (N)
Arrive and transfer to the JW Marriott for 2
nights. Day at leisure followed by an evening
panoramic city tour of historic Quito. (B)
Fly to San Cristobal in the Galapagos islands
and board Silver Origin for a 7-night cruise.
(B, L, D)
Sail around the western islands of the
Galapagos: Bartolome, Santiago, Isabela,
Fernandina, Floreana and Santa Cruz. Take
included shared excursions with a naturalist
guide to explore the unique biodiversity
of each of the islands, either by foot or by
Zodiac (small dinghy) rides. Admire contrasting
landscapes from white sand beaches, lush green
mangroves, saltwater lagoons and stark volcanic
rock formations. Enjoy close encounters with
rare and endemic wildlife such as sea lions,
giant tortoises and land and marine iguanas,
and observe the abundant birdlife including
frigatebirds, Darwin’s finches, boobies and
Galapagos penguins. Visit the Charles Darwin
Research Station on Santa Cruz island, a
tortoise breeding and rearing centre and a
Unesco world heritage site. (B, L, D)
Disembark at Baltra and fly to Guayaquil to connect with your flight to London via Bogotá.
Arrive the following afternoon. (B) (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Extend your holiday and explore mainland
Ecuador or take a pre-tour to Peru and
discover Machu Picchu and the former Inca
capital of Cuzco. Please ask your Cox & Kings
travel consultant for further details.
An alternative 7-night
cruise itinerary sails around the north and
central islands. Please enquire for details.
These small group tours have been specially created for solo travellers. Benefits include single occupancy of double / twin rooms as standard and at sensible prices, plus the company of like-minded travellers. View the complete collection here.
Featuring some of the most luxurious accommodation throughout the tour. Prices are based on the standard category, unless indicated otherwise.
This itinerary can be taken privately on a date that suits you, for which guideline prices are shown. Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact requirements. Please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or
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ORG2020: 9 Nights
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