Galapagos Islands: Silver Origin

Resort: Galapagos Islands: Silver Origin
Operator: Cox and Kings
Destination: Galapagos Islands
Price From: £12150.00

Overview

Explore Ecuadors 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.

Itinerary

Day 1: Fly to Quito via Bogot

Overnight flight from London to Quito, via
Bogot, with Avianca. (N)

Days 2-3: Quito

Arrive and transfer to the JW Marriott for 2
nights. Day at leisure followed by an evening
panoramic city tour of historic Quito. (B)

Day 4: Fly to the Galapagos

Fly to San Cristobal in the Galapagos islands
and board Silver Origin for a 7-night cruise.
(B, L, D)

Days 5-10: The Galapagos

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, Darwins 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)

Days 11-12: Fly home via Guayaquil & Bogot

Disembark at Baltra and fly to Guayaquil to connect with your flight to London via Bogot.
Arrive the following afternoon. (B) (N)

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