GALAPAGOS FAMILY VACATIONS PACKAGE
Take your family on a Galapagos family cruise and spend time under the sun on one of our luxurious cruise liners; or go on an adventure in the islands during your Galapagos family holiday which will never be forgotten.
This package offers you a different way to explore the islands together with your family. You will be able to enjoy soft activities like snorkeling, panga ride, hiking, this package will also offer you the possibility to stay in a hotel with great location.
About the Galapagos Islands:
The Galapagos is an archipelago surrounded by volcanic islands, it consists of 21 islands in total the archipelago is located on the Pacific Ocean right in the equator line 563 miles to the west of continental Ecuador. The islands are part of the Republic of Ecuador, and are known by their vast number of endemic species. The Galapagos was the place where Charles Darwin have made his studies about the theory of evolution. It was declared by UNESCO as World Heritage Site, due to its diversity and unique species around the islands.
Enjoy your 4 or 5 days with your whole family with extraordinary visits in one of the tortoise centers, do some snorkel and panga ride in unforgettable places around the islands, where you will be able to spot different species like sea lions, sharks, marine turtles and more. Have a short hike to observe some iconic birds of the Galapagos.
The Tour operator has the right to change any itinerary without previous notice due to weather conditions, regulations of the Galapagos National Park, and events of force majeure.
✓ Minimum 2 passengers
✓ Departure time: 08:30
✓ Activities: Snorkel and fishing.
✓ All transfers (airport and inter islands)
✓ Accommodation in double cabin/double tent with breakfast in the hotels selected
✓ Private land transportation
✓ Equipment for the sports as detailed in the itinerary
✓ Airport assistance in Quito to take flight to Galapagos
✓ Confirmed spaces on flight (UIO/GYE-GPS-UIO/GYE)
PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
✓ Flights to/from Galapagos Islands
✓ Bilingual English-speaking naturalist guide (local guides) during the excursions
✓ Entrance fee Galapagos National Park (USD 100 or USD 50 if your country belongs to the Andean Community or Mercosur)
✓ Transit Control Card (USD 20)
✓ Fee pier Isabela Island (USD 10)
✓ Water taxi (USD 1 per way)
✓ Personal expenses and tips
✓ All drinks. Please bring your own water bottle
✓ Meals not mentioned on the itinerary
✓ VAT for Ecuadorian people
✓ Any other activity hereby not mentioned
✓ Travel and medical Insurance
Every passenger MUST bring their own medical insurance, otherwise they will not be able to enter the Galapagos Islands.
✓ Procure Medical and/or Travel insurance prior to your trip
✓ Luggage: We suggest you take a 10kg suitcase and a carry on. This is what is allowed by the local airlines. Please bear in mind that trips in Galapagos take place outdoors and include hikes, swimming, scuba diving, and other physical activities that require comfortable, lightweight, informal clothing
✓ Clothing: For the hot months (December — May) we recommend a bathing suit, T-shirts, shorts, sunglasses, cap or hat, insect repellent, sunscreen, sport shoes that are good for walking in lava and rocks, and sandals. For the cooler months (June — November), a waterproof jacket or poncho and light pants are necessary. Other important items are lip balm, eye drops, waterproof bags for electronic equipment, binoculars, patches or pills for sea sickness, a photo or video camera and enough film, batteries, chargers and any personal medications that you normally take
✓ The activities in these programs can be adapted to the passengers´ preferences
✓ In our programs, we operate in the best places and we strive to achieve the best customer satisfaction!
✓ The programs start every day of the year
✓ We offer the packages in tourist, tourist superior and first-class hotels. This depends on the chosen island and on the availability of rooms in the hotels
✓ For big groups (more than 8 passengers) we recommend a permanent bilingual guide instead of different local guide on every island
✓ Depending on your needs and expectations we can also offer a private speed boats for long trips. (An extra cost applies)
✓ We strive to ensure our tour is unique so that you can visit special and interesting places that are usually not offered by other local operators
✓ If you would like to dive, we will be pleased to offer you daily diving tours starting from Santa Cruz, Isabela and San Cristobal Islands (minimum of 4 divers per each excursion).