The Galapagos Islands were discovered by accident by the Bishop of Panama in 1535. For the next 300 years the main visitors were either whalers or English pirates hiding out in between plundering Spanish galleons laden with silver and gold.

The islands gained international recognition when Charles Darwin published his famous theory on “natural selection” following his visit to the islands in 1835 aboard the HMS Beagle. Darwin marvelled at the extraordinary animals on the islands. Fueled by the nutrient rich ocean currents and isolated from humans, the islands have developed unique, abundant wildlife that has no natural fear of Man. The islands' importance was confirmed when the islands were declared the world’s first World Heritage Site in 1978 and a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 1984.

The Galapagos National Park protects 97% of the islands. Thanks to conservation efforts the Galapagos Islands are much as they were millions of years ago and visitors can see up close some of the planet’s most wonderful creatures and landscapes. It truly is like no place on earth. Imagine yourself walking amongst prehistoric-looking marine iguanas, albatross nesting colonies, lumbering giant tortoises, baby sea turtles hatching or flamingos. Swim and snorkel with playful sea lions, speedy penguins, sea turtles and a myriad of spectacularly colourful fish. We guarantee you an experience like no other you have ever known.

Additional Charges Apply - Easter, Christmas and New Year.

Highlights


• Discover Isabela, Fernandina & Central Islands


am: Baltra Island: Arrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island. pm: Santiago Island: Sullivan Bay
am: Isabela – Vicente Roca Point: The remnants of an ancient volcano form two turquoise coves with a bay protected from ocean swells. pm: Fernandina – Espinosa Point: A narrow stretch of land where hundreds of marine iguanas gather largely on black lava rocks.
am: Isabela – Tagus Cove: An opportunity to see penguins as well as marine iguanas, Sally Lightfoot crabs and sea lions. pm: Isabela – Urbina Bay: Its waters are a good place to see turtles and rays. Ashore you’ll find a short trail leading to a coral reef.
am: Isabela – Elizabeth Bay: As you enter the bay, hawks soar overhead and schools of fish can be seen swimming beneath the surface. pm: Isabela – Moreno Point: Beautiful rocky shores where penguins and shore birds, including blue herons, are usually spotted.
am: Santa Cruz – Charles Darwin Station: An organization that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galápagos. pm: Santa Cruz – Highlands: The highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt.
am: Santa Fe Island: A volcanic uplift that hosts a forest of Opuntia and Palo Santo. Endemic land iguanas are often seen. pm: South Plaza Island: South Plaza has one of the largest populations of land iguanas in the Galápagos.
am: Floreana – Post Office Bay: A white-sand beach where in the past sailors used to leave and receive their letters in a barrel. pm: Floreana – Cormorant Point: Cormorant Point offers a trail overlooking a saltwater lagoon that is a favorite of flamingos. Floreana – Devil’s Crown: Arguably the best snorkelling site in the islands, Devil’s Crown boasts an amazing variety of marine life.
am: San Cristobal – Interpretation Center: A series of interactive exhibits providing information about the history and biodiversity of the Galápagos. San Cristobal – La Galapaguera: Learn about the Giant Tortoise breeding program established by the National Park. Transfer to San Cristobal Airport
These Galapagos cruise itineraries are subject to change without previous notice due to weather conditions and National Park regulations. Itineraries of 8 or more days may be scheduled to stop at ports for various cruise logistic reasons and/or for embarking/disembarking passengers.

Stateroom

$7,550 USD pp
Stateroom
8 different staterooms, each with a private balcony.

Stateroom

$7,550 USD pp
Stateroom
8 different staterooms, each with a private balcony.

Stateroom

$7,550 USD pp
Stateroom
8 different staterooms, each with a private balcony.

Stateroom

$7,550 USD pp
Stateroom
8 different staterooms, each with a private balcony.

Stateroom

$7,550 USD pp
Stateroom
8 different staterooms, each with a private balcony.

Stateroom

$7,550 USD pp
Stateroom
8 different staterooms, each with a private balcony.

Stateroom

$7,550 USD pp
Stateroom
8 different staterooms, each with a private balcony.

Stateroom

$7,550 USD pp
Stateroom
8 different staterooms, each with a private balcony.

Stateroom

$7,550 USD pp
Stateroom
8 different staterooms, each with a private balcony.

Stateroom

$7,550 USD pp
Stateroom
8 different staterooms, each with a private balcony.

Stateroom

$7,550 USD pp
Stateroom
8 different staterooms, each with a private balcony.

Stateroom

$8,100 USD pp
Stateroom
8 different staterooms, each with a private balcony.

Additional charges:

Galapagos Park Entrance Fee + Transit Control Card: 120 USD pp

Camila

Vessel Type: Trimaran

Passenger Capacity: 16

Built: 2017/2018

MT Camila is not only the newest 16 passenger vessel to cruise in the Galapagos, but also the newest trimaran with 8 different staterooms, each with a private balcony. Kayaks, snorkel gear, wetsuits, and Jacuzzi are just a few of the amenities and free services available aboard the spacious and comfortable trimaran. Camila's Galapagos Cruise itineraries include four, five, and eight day programs, each visiting the most extraordinary visitor sites in the Galapagos Islands. Guests will be accompanied by a bilingual Naturalist Guide who will provide the most extensive knowledge possible on the flora and fauna. Onboard the Cruise Manager and 10 crew members will be there ready and waiting to attend to any needs guests may have during their stay while the captain navigates with expertise throughout the islands.

Cabin layout for Camila

Flights to the islands from (550.00 USD)

A variety of Extension Packages & Add-on Tours Available. Please contact us for more details.

Inclusions


Voyage on board in selected cabin category
All shore excursions
All meals while on board
Regular soft drinks and juices
Champagne reception
Galapagos National Park bilingual Guide
Use of snorkeling gear and wetsuits
Kayaks
Carbon Offset for your Cruise


Exclusions


International and domestic airfares
Round-trip airfare Mainland Ecuador – Galapagos (Approx USD$550.00 per person)
Galapagos National Park Fee and transit card (Approx USD$120.00 per person)
Passport and visa costs where applicable
Travel Insurance
Gratuities
Alcoholic beverages
Plastic bottled beverages


Camila
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$7,550 USD pp

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