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Galapagos Islands on Beluga

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5.0 Based on 4 Reviews
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 18+ years old
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-22464
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
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  • Starts Quito, Ecuador
  • Ends Quito, Ecuador
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Explore the Galapagos archipelago, with spectacular volcanic landscapes and amazing wildlife, on the Beluga
  • Marvel at close encounters with unique wildlife and view animals that are nowhere else on earth
  • Learn about this incredible area with an expert naturalist guide, on board the cruise and during guided walks on the islands
  • Swim, snorkel and view an overwhelming amount of wildlife
  • Undertake short walks in a pristine environment
The "Galapagos Islands On Beluga" tour starts and ends in Quito. It is a cruise trip that takes 8 days taking you through Quito, Puerto Villamil and Punta Moreno in Ecuador. "Galapagos Islands On Beluga" is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Cruise the magical Galapagos Islands aboard the deluxe Beluga. The Galapagos archipelago represents a spectacular and striking world of volcanic landscapes and fearless animals including Giant Tortoises, Fur Seals, Sea Lions, Land and Sea Iguanas and many species of birds. A cruise to this impressive wildlife sanctuary will be a memorable experience for those who appreciate close encounters with nature. Accompanied by a naturalist guide, this eight day cruise aboard the Beluga provides ample opportunity to explore the volcanic and wildlife rich islands. The Beluga is a deluxe 110 foot, steel-hulled motor vessel, fully air-conditioned and accommodates 16 passengers in double staterooms, each with private bathroom and shower. This trip can ideally be combined with any of our South American journeys.
ITINERARY Expand All
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  • Day 1 : Fly to Galapagos from Quito/Guayaquil, Charles Darwin Station and commence cruise
  • Day 2 : Chinese Hat and Rabida
  • Day 3 : ISABELA: Sierra Negra and Puerto Villamil
  • Day 4 : ISABELA: Elizabeth Bay and Punta Moreno
  • Day 5 : ISABELA: Urbina Bay - Tagus Cove
  • Day 6 : FERNANDINA: Punta Espinoza & ISABELA: Punta Vicente Roca
  • Day 7 : SANTIAGO ISLAND: Playa Espumilla, Caleta Bucanero & BARTOLOME
  • Day 8 : North Seymour & cruise concludes, fly to Quito/Guayaquil
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Twin share berth
Meals
  • 7 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 7 dinners
Transport
  • Internal flights valued at approx US$530
  • Transport to and from cruise
Guide
  • Professional naturalist guide and support staff
  • Use of snorkelling equipment and kayaks (your guide will discuss appropriate timing for use during the trip)
Others
  • Group medical kit
  • Ingala control card and Galapagos Park fee to the value of US$120. (Please note if arriving to the Galapagos prior to the cruise these fees can't be prepaid - contact your consultant for further details).
  • Wet suit rental
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Airport transfers on the mainland
  • International flights and airport taxes
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Bottled water, aerated and alcoholic drinks
  • Travel insurance
  • Medical treatment
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
5 - Excellent
Based on 4 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Sep 02 2019
4 - Very Good
Very Good
From start to finish, staff at this tour company were most helpful, all guides spoke English and were most informative on the tours. Accommodation was good to very good and vehicular transport excellent.
  • Anonymous
  • On Sep 02 2019
5 - Excellent
Excellent
Hands down one of the best trips I have been on with this company (and this was my 10th one). The Beluga was a fantastic yacht and the food was of 5 star restaurant quality. The staff worked tirelessly for us and provided a... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Jul 22 2019
5 - Excellent
Excellent
An extremely well organised cruise with a friendly helpful crew. The guide Juan Tapia was fantastic with 31 years of knowledge of the area and he really loves his work. The cabins were great as well as the food and you were well... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Nov 10 2016
5 - Excellent
Excellent
The tour operator provided unrivalled service & I wouldn't hesitate to recommended it, it has a proven ethical & responsible track record. Galapagos Islands was a once of a lifetime trip that proved to be everything & more that... Read more
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:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Galapagos Islands on Beluga tour. You can cancel the tour up to 70 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 69 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 23 October 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 23 October 2022, a deposit of 303 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 69 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Galapagos Islands on Beluga 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.

Visa

For this Galapagos Islands on Beluga 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 global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Smaller group sizes have been implemented on this tour to protect against COVID-19 and to ensure that the tour complies with local authorities’ guidelines.
  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Guides are trained in our COVID-19 response plan that has been developed in line with state government medical provisions.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure.
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