Galapagos Cruise and Otavalo Market
Galapagos Tours & Travel
Explore the wonders of the Galapagos Islands. It is a South American paradise that you do not want to miss. On Galapagos tours you will discover the best of what the island has to offer. Enjoy two daily excursions where you will get to explore much of the flora and fauna the Galapagos has to offer.
From the Ecuadorian capital of Quito you will travel north to South America’s most famous indigenous market of Otavalo. Nearby, you will board the Chaski Antawa train and ride the railway to visit the Afro-Ecuadorian community of Salinas. Come and enjoy the highlights of Galapagos and northern Ecuador!
Day 1: Quito or Guayaquil.
Arrival – transfer to the hotel.
Day 2: City Tour (B)
Quito: bustling streets and squares of one of the largest historical old towns in the Americas; a multi-ethnic, artistic, and cultural heritage destination. Or Guayaquil: The romantic Las Peñas neighborhood, the glorious Guayas River, Malecón 2000.
Day 3: Otavalo Market (B)
The Otavalo market is special, hence, the better known market in South America, in as far as, to the gentle and soft spoken Otavalo Indians; attired with beautiful and unique costumes. Interaction with the local people is given to the visitor through the process of bargaining, which is the fun element in the negotiations; while purchasing woven goods both in sheep´s wool and cotton, as well as, hats, belts, bags, jewelry and more. Tourist´s photography paradise!
Day 4-7: Deluxe cruise Legend or Coral I or Coral II (B, L, D)
All-inclusive 3-night deluxe cruise. Only a special few have the chance to travel to this Paradise, sailing on charming vessels with nautical wood and brass interior décor, featuring ample outer decks and sea-view cabins. The cruise features a Jacuzzi, swimming pool, bars and more.
See prehistoric iguanas, giant tortoises, exotic birds, plants and beautiful landscapes of volcanoes, lava cones and magma flows. Swim and snorkel any time of the year in warm clear waters among tropical fish, manta rays, sea lions, swordfish, sea turtles and other marine wildlife.
Multilingual naturalist guides lead shore excursions twice a day to places unlike any other, full of wildlife that has no fear of man. Lectures explaining the geology, history, evolution, flora and fauna of the islands are provided in several languages. A fine selection of meals will delight you, from buffet breakfasts to gourmet dinners and evening barbecues.
Day 8: Quito or Guayaquil.
Today you’ll be transferred to the airport for your flight back home. (B)
Contact us if you would like to extend your stay or combine with other tour or destination in Latin America.
Price per person in US dollars based on double occupancy.
=> US$ 2,195 per person.
· 4 nights’ accommodation with breakfast
· 4 day / 3 night cruise
· Meals as per itinerary
· All transfers and group excursions
· English-speaking guide
· Domestic flights to/from Galapagos
· Galapagos National Park & INGALA tax US$110
· International flights and taxes
· Tips and personal expenses
· Fuel Surcharge (US$90 per person)