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Galapagos Voyage: Back in Time - Premium Adventure

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 9 days
  • tour type Group Request as private
  • age requirement 12-95 yrs
  • max group size 32
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-35930
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Starts Guayaquil, Guayaquil
  • Ends Guayaquil, Ecuador
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • A full week of expedition cruising in the Galapagos Islands Archipelago, with two landing sites visited every day, focusing on the North and South
  • Guided nature walks, snorkelling excursions, Zodiac rides and use of kayaks to discover the best of each landing site
  • Sail on the Evolution, featuring the most public space and largest cabins of any yacht in her class
  • Visit the highlands of Santa Cruz to see Giant tortoises in their natural habitat
  • Enjoy the archipelago's best guesttoguide ratio (10:1) with all guides Level III certified
  • Learn about conservation efforts affecting the Galapagos National Park at the Charles Darwin Research Station
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The tour "Galapagos Voyage: Back In Time - Premium Adventure" starts from and ends in Guayaquil. It is a wildlife tour that takes 9 days taking you through South Plaza Island, Isla Santa Cruz, Floreana Island and 6 other destinations in Ecuador. "Galapagos Voyage: Back In Time - Premium Adventure" is a guided group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

The Galapagos Islands are a treasure meant to be experienced with a group of true nature enthusiasts. The Evolution is the perfect haven for relaxing between daily hiking and snorkelling excursions, or for joining fellow travellers for a briefing by our knowledgeable naturalist guides. During our intimate Galapagos Islands cruise, find yourself just inches away from Giant tortoises, comical Blue-footed boobies, Sea lions, penguins, iguanas and many other animals, and gain an appreciation for how remarkable life on Earth can be. Voyage the famed waters of Galapagos amid the spectacular landscapes and distinct endemic wildlife that so intrigued Charles Darwin, and discover the undeniable wonder of these enchanted isles.
  • Day 1: Arrive Guayaquil
  • Day 2: Fly Guayaquil to San Cristobal; Visit Cerro Brujo & Kicker Rock
  • Day 3: South Plaza Island
  • Day 4: Sombrero Chino Island & Santiago Island
  • Day 5: Genovesa Island
  • Day 6: North Seymour Island & Santa Fe Island
  • Day 7: Floreana Island 
  • Day 8: Santa Cruz Island
  • Day 9: Black Turtle Cove & fly to Guayaquil
  • One night at the Premium Oro Verde hotel in Guayaquil and 7 nights Premium accommodation onboard the MV Evolution
  • 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 7 dinners
  • Internal flights from Guayaquil to the Galapagos
  • Use of kayaks during the expedition cruise
  • Tips to the crew of the Evolution are included (only the cost of tipping the naturalist guide will be extra),Named tour leaders who meet Level III Certification in the Galapagos National Park, all chosen for their extensive experience and great customer feedback
  • Arrival transfers in Guayaquil (to/from Hotel Oro Verde)
  • Daily shore excursions, interpretive walks, swimming, snorkeling, hiking and panga rides
  • Snorkeling gear and wetsuits
  • Full educational program, including lectures on history, ecology, marine life and field interpretation
  • International flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation (available on request)
  • Visas or vaccinations
  • Compulsory Galapagos taxes USD120, paid locally
  • Tipping for the naturalist guide
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Galapagos Voyage: Back in Time - Premium Adventure tour. You can cancel the tour up to 71 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 70 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 13 February 2023, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 13 February 2023, a deposit of 15% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 70 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Galapagos Voyage: Back in Time - Premium Adventure tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Galapagos Voyage: Back in Time - Premium Adventure tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Group sizes are kept small to maintain a low risk ‘small group bubble’, with an average of 10 guests in each group.
  • Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • All travellers will be required to be fully vaccinated no less than two weeks prior to travel.
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