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Overnight flight from London to Quito via Bogotá with Avianca (regional connections available). (N)Day 2: Quito
Late morning arrival. Transfer to the Hilton Colon for a 3-night stay. Rest of the day at leisure. (N)Day 3: Quito
Morning tour of Quito’s historic centre and the Middle of the World equatorial line monument. (B)Day 4: At leisure
Day at leisure. Optional excursions can be booked, such as a day tour into the Avenue of the Volcanoes or a visit to Otavalo and its indigenous market. (B)Day 5: Fly to the Galapagos
Fly to the Galapagos islands and take for a 4-night cruise of these fascinating islands aboard the Seaman Journey, Treasure of Galapagos catamaran, or the small Odyssey yacht. (B, L, D)Days 6-8: Galapagos
Shared excursions with a naturalist guide for close encounters with some of the most rare animals and birds, including land iguanas, giant tortoises, Darwin’s finches, boobies and flightless cormorants. The days are spent exploring islands with different characteristics to see the variety of wildlife and landscapes. (B, L, D)Day 9: Fly to Guayaquil
Disembark the cruise and fly to Guayaquil. Transfer to the Wyndham Garden Guayaquil for 1 night. (B)Day 10: Fly to London via Bogotá
Morning at leisure or optional tour of the city or a cacao plantation. Evening flight to London, via Bogotá with Avianca. (B)Day 11: London
Afternoon arrival. (N)Meal basis
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information *Park fees
Galapagos National Park fees and beverages on board are not included.Superior tour
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.Single supplement
Available on request.Tailor-made travel
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.
The Wyndham Garden Guayaquil is conveniently located within five minutes from the airport, and offers a complimentary shuttle bus service. Rooms are elegantly furnished with modern amenities and premium bedding. Guests can relax in the small terrace area with a jet pool or enjoy both local and international cuisine in the onsite restaurant. Features: 136 rooms, restaurant/bar, gym, jacuzzi pool. Room amenities: Television, air conditioning, coffee machine, Wi-Fi.
The Treasure of Galapagos is a small catamaran that accommodates 16 passengers in nine comfortable cabins, each with private balcony. The yacht offers spacious outdoor areas featuring a sun deck with whirlpool, a bar and shaded awning, which is ideal for alfresco dining. Indoor facilities include a dining area, lounge and bar with panoramic windows as well as a comfortable lounge space. Complimentary snorkelling equipment is provided.
The Seaman Journey is a first-class expeditionary catamaran. A maximum of 16 passengers can be accommodated in eight air-conditioned comfortable cabins with private bathrooms. Onboard facilities include spacious sundecks, a bar-lounge, and inside and outside dining areas. Snorkelling equipment and kayaks are provided free of charge. Wetsuits can be hired for a small daily charge and we recommend this is requested in advance. Full board is provided for your stay on the Seaman Journey. The cost of beverages and Galapagos taxes of $100 are not included and are payable locally. Payment on board can be made in cash only. Card payments are not accepted. The itinerary is subject to change due to weather conditions, readjustment of national park policies or at the captain's decision to take the best advantage of seasonal changes. All excursions from your cruise are on a group basis.
The Hilton Colon Guayaquil is located in the commercial area of the city, only five minutes drive from the airport. Facilities include a restaurant, bar, health club and swimming pool.
Low season from £4095 per person
High season from £4195 per person
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Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.
*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
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