Make 2019 the year you visit the wonders of the Galapagos Islands. Better yet, make this a dream trip on a luxury yacht outfitted for 16 lucky passengers!
This 8-day/7-night Galapagos Islands cruise with Surtrek takes guests in style to Santa Cruz, Santiago, Isabela, Rabida and San Cristobal islands for closse-up views of the unique and spectacular species of wildlife that inspired Darwin and contributed to science’s understanding of life.
Sailing on board the first-class Alya motor yacht, travelers will explore moon-like lava terrain, walk through lush forests teeming with birdlife and snorkel in crystal waters filled with marine life.
The 16-passenger luxury yacht voyage includes eight days of exploration and adventure within the living “laboratory” of this legendary archipelago. The new catamaran offers nine comfortable cabins, eight of them with private balconies. Each cabin is outfitted with a private bathroom, cold/hot water and air conditioning.
Highlights of the cruise include:
•Visiting agricultural communities famous for organic Galapagos coffee
•Exploring Moreno Point, a young volcanic landscape with numerous fresh-water pools and lagoons
•Viewing dwarf penguins, manta rays, turtles, whale sharks, flamingos and more
•Snorkeling with sea turtles, sea lions, octopuses and countless tropical fish
•Witnessing thousands of marine iguanas at Espinoza Point
•Hiking the rugged lava coastline of James Bay
•Walking along trails with volcanic formations and fragile lava tubes
•Visiting Las Bachas Beach, one of the most important nesting beaches for sea turtles
The Galapagos Surtrek tour starts at $6,545; more information can be found by visiting https://www.surtrek.com.
Photos courtesy Surtrek