These Galapago Tours will offer you the opportunity to actually Explore the Islands and not just visit them.
All these benefits are coupled with personalized service and knowledgeable environmental interpretation and respect.
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The only ship built exclusively for Galapagos Islands cruising, M/V Santa Cruz is a luxury vessel offering superb service, a highly experienced crew, including on-board naturalists, and fine international cuisine highlighted with celebrated Ecuadorian dishes.
Completely renovated in 1998, the ship has just 46 cabins, all of them meeting the same high standard for comfort and style. Family guests have ample choice among single, triple and quad accommodations.
The Sun Deck features a bar and Jacuzzi, along with a comfortable observation platform for dolphin and whale watching. The dining room, lounge and bar are elegantly appointed, as is the well-stocked library / reading room.
The entire ship is air-conditioned and on-board amenities include snorkeling equipment, a boutique / souvenir shop, radio, telephone and fax.
A carefully planned itinerary includes the Galapagos' main highlights plus a flexible program that allows you to enjoy several alternatives for your daily activities.
The team of naturalists will delight everyone with their sharp knowledge of the islands' natural history. Outstanding lectures and briefings will be programmed throughout the expedition.
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It is one of the most luxurious yacht cruising the Galapagos, the Isabela II combines elegance and relaxation to help you make the most of your Island experience.
Remodeled for the new millennium, this lavish 40 guests yacht has 20 spacious outside cabins each with a private bathroom.
There are three public decks offering all the amenities of a larger vessel, but without the crowds: the bar-salon, the dining room and the sun deck.
The sun deck is complete with a spacious bar with outdoor seating, an observation area for whale and dolphin watching, a Jacuzzi and solarium.
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A crew of 24, including on-board Naturalists and a full-time resident physician, assures superb personal service around the clock.
World class chefs prepare exquisite meals with a wide selection of flavors and fresh ingredients.
The yacht is fully air-conditioned, and it has been designed exclusively for seven night expeditions.
It is equipped with radio, telephone, and fax as well as recreational gear and a Glass Bottom Boat which offers an alternative to snorkeling for observing the islands' fascinating and abundant marine life.
On clear evenings, a special Galapagos Skywatching talk will be arranged, where unique laser pointers will be used for interpretation of the night sky.
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One of the finest land accommodations in the Islands of Galapagos is the newly-opened Finch Bay Hotel, named for the numerous Darwin's finches that inhabit its surroundings.
Located in a secluded corner of Puerto Ayora on the nature-rich Island of Santa Cruz, the Finch Bay has 21 air-conditioned rooms with private bathrooms and balconies.
Designed to take full advantage of the natural surroundings, the hotel's privacy is complemented by a well-trained staff, superb service, and a delectable menu of Ecuadorian delicacies and international cuisine.
Relax by the swimming pool or adventure by land or sea, at Finch Bay Hotel you're just steps from the beach and tidal lagoons, cliffs, and cactus forests where remarkable Galapagos Island Wildlife awaits.
Enjoy a wide range of activities, including: Galapagos kayaking, mountain biking, trekking, bird watching, swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving and horseback riding in the Santa Cruz highlands.
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With 250 photos and tons of great information, this is an essential addition to your pre-Ecuador and -Galapagos reading!
There are better guides if you are only interested in the islands, but for a combination trip taking in Ecuador as well, it's hard to beat.
Small enough to fit into your pocket, yet containing comprehensive information and pictures of all the species you will encounter in the islands, this book is a must-have for nature lovers.
Let's face it, Galapagos is largely about the wildlife. This book will NOT disappoint, and you'll have a great memento of your time with the seals, penguins and tortoises!
Definitely NOT a tourist's guide, but if you're like me, and find the history and geography of the islands irresistible, then this is a title you ought to invest in.
Stunningly illustrated, and painstakingly researched, those of you who have been there will be enchanted again -- and those of you who have not will begin planning your trip!
If you're a seasoned Galapagos regular, then you will probably prefer something weightier.
But for first-timers looking for simple, down-to-earth advice on where to go, what to see and the best shopping and eating on the islands, this is the book for you.
Small, well-priced, and reliable!
The 10th anniversary edition of this photographer's tour of the Galapagos Islands is a stunning book, worthy of anybody's coffee table.
This is a perfect post-trip talking point -- a great way to remember what you've seen, and spread the word amongst your envious friends!
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