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Opuntia Wildlife Elite Journey 5 Days

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Days: 5
From: $ 3229
Effort: Easy. No experience required


Activities: Wildlife encounters, walking, snorkeling, relaxing on the beach.

Opuntia Wildlife Elite Journey 5 Days

With our Galapagos Wildlife Elite journey, a five day land based tour, you will experience the best in hospitality while you immerse yourself in the wonders of Santa Cruz and Isabela Island. Enjoy deluxe suites, exclusive social areas, upgraded gourmet meals, fine wines, delicious picnic lunches, and special amenities at the elegant Iguana Crossing Hotel and Galapagos Safari Camp.  Our top naturalist guides will lead the way as you hike through incredible scenery, snorkel in turquoise waters, and relax on pristine tropical beaches, all while surrounded by the incredible wildlife that make the Galapagos unlike anywhere else on earth. For those who value the best in accommodations, cuisine, and service, our Galapagos Wildlife Elite Journey invites you to experience the best of the Galapagos, Opuntia style!

Trip Highlights

  • Enjoy exceptional service, deluxe facilities, gourmet dining, and amazing settings
  • Snorkel pristine waters full of sea turtles, sea lions, penguins, sharks, rays, and tropical fish
  • Enjoy walks through a wide variety of environments and ecosystems with stunning scenery
  • Relax in style on gorgeous tropical beaches surrounded by sea lions and marine iguanas
  • Follow Darwin’s footsteps to meet endemic animals and plants
  • Upgraded gourmet meals feature the best local ingredients, fresh seafood, and fine wines
  • Enjoy special amenities and personalized touches like in-room snacks and drinks
  • Sit down to delicious, full-service picnic lunches during outings
  • Every step of your journey is expertly led by our top naturalist guides

 

Itinerary

DAY 1: Explore the Santa Cruz Highlands
DAY 2: Charles Darwin research Station & Tortuga Bay – Santa Cruz Island
DAY 3: Transfer to Isabela, Snorkel Tintoreras Islets – Isabela Island
DAY 4: Explore Isabela’s Coastline & Highlands – Isabela Island
DAY 5: Transfer to Baltra Island Airport


Rates for Private tour if:
Number of Guests 1 2 3 4 5 and More
Rate per person in double accommodation $6899 $3833 $3612 $3376 $3229
Single Supplement: $629

Private trips may be confirmed at the date of your choice... contact us to check availability!

Note: rates are valid until December 31/2014.

INCLUDED:

Accommodations in deluxe suites at Iguana Crossing and Galapagos Safari Camp, all meals as listed, bilingual naturalist guides, all land and sea transportation, two inter-island flights, all non-alcoholic drinks and two glasses of wine per meal.

INCLUDED MEALS:

Four buffet breakfasts, three gourmet restaurant lunches and one gourmet picnic lunch, four gourmet dinners. All lunches and dinners include wine (2 glasses p.p. included).

INCLUDED AMENITIES:

Personalized welcome card, locally sourced bouquet, fresh fruit platter, bottle of sparkling wine, Ecuadorian tasting platter.

OPTIONAL AMENETIES:

Welcome glass of sparkling wine and canapés, seasonal fruit bowl, in-room massage, upgrade to Casa Baronesa private oceanfront villa.

NOT INCLUDED

Flights to and from Galapagos, entrance fee to Galapagos National Park ($100 USD p.p. subject to change), Galapagos transit card ($10 USD p.p. subject to change), tips, personal expenses.

NOTE

This itinerary is subject to change without notice due to seasonal changes, inclement weather conditions, and adjustments of Galapagos National Park policy.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

SMALL AIRCRAFT FLIGHT TIME: 40 minutes
SEASON: Year-round
WEATHER: During the warm season from January to May, air temperature is around 77 to 83 F (25 to 28 C) at sea level. During the cool season from June to December, air temperature is around 70 to 75 F (21 to 24 C) at sea level. Temperature decreases with altitude.
WATER TEMPERATURE: During the warm season from January to May, water temperature hovers around 77 F (25 C). During the cool season from June to December, average water temperature is about 72 F (22 C). Water temperature also varies significantly by location.
SUGGESTED ITEMS TO PACK: Hiking shoes, rain jacket, water bottle, non-cotton trekking clothes, sunblock, sun hat, and repellent.