National Geographic Islander Galapagos Expedition

National Geographic Islander - Galapagos Expedition Cruise

National Geographic GalapagosThe intimate NG Islander accommodates 48 guests in 24 cabins facing outward, with private facilities and climate control. The ship features Zodiacs, snorkeling gear, wet suits, kayaks, a video microscope, a Splash-Cam, a spa, a doctor's office, a gift shop, an email station, a library, a lounge, and a dining room. A diverse team of experts accompanies this expedition — seasoned naturalists, undersea specialists, and researchers — who will share their knowledge and insights with you and bring each destination to life. Listed below are some of the experts and the departure date(s) they will be joining.

National Geographic Islander Galapagos Expedition

National Geographic Islander Expedition Cruise:
Itinerary (Saturday-Monday; 10 days / 9 nights):

Saturday:
Arrival in Guayaquil. Optional transfer from the airport to the Hotel Hilton Colon. Meeting and expedition preliminary. Overnight at Hilton Colon.

Sunday:
AM: Transfer to the airport Guayaquil. Flight from Guayaquil to Galapagos (Baltra). Transfer to the Endeavour ship and check in.
PM: North Seymour

Monday:
AM: Bartolome
PM: Puerto Egas (Santiago)

National Geographic Islander Galapagos Expedition

Tuesday:
AM: Charles Darwin Research Station and Puerto Ayora (Santa Cruz)
PM: Highlands Santa Cruz

Wednesday:
AM: Punta Vicente Roca (Isabela)
PM: Punta Espinoza (Fernandina)

National Geographic Islander Galapagos Expedition

Thursday:
AM: Urbina Bay (Isabela)
PM: Punta Moreno (Isabela)

Friday:
AM: Post Office Bay (Floreana)
PM: Punta Cormorant (Floreana)

National Geographic Islander Galapagos Expedition

Saturday:
AM: Gardner Bay (Espanola)
PM: Punta Suarez (Espanola)

Sunday:
AM: Baltra. Transfer to the ariport. Flight to Guayaquil.
PM: Arrival in Guayaquil. Transfer from the airport to the Hotel Hilton Colon. Overnight.

Monday:
Optional transfer to the airport, departure. Extend your trip in Peru (Machu Picchu) or Chile (Easter Island).

National Geographic Islander Galapagos Expedition

Rates 2011

Ask for special rates and last minute deals.
Cheap charter and group rates available.
Contact us for SPECIAL Galapagos rates

Cabin categories are explained here: Islander deck plan.

Rate per person in a double cabin; category 1:
5.550 US-$

Rate per person in a double cabin; category 2:
6.390 US-$

Rate per person in a double cabin; category 3:
7.060 US-$

Rate per person in a double cabin; category 4:
7.480 US-$

Rate per person in a double cabin; category 5:
8.940 US-$

Rate per person in a single cabin; category 1:
8.320 US-$

Rate per person in a single cabin; category 2:
9.580 US-$

Single room surcharge and child discount upon request. Special family departures available.

All offers subject to availability. Prices are per person in a double cabin (double occupancy) and payment by bank transfer. All prices are final prices incl. VAT. Please see our general terms and conditions for further booking and payment details.

Services included:

  • Cruise/journey according to itinerary
  • Overnight in a double room in a hotel or on the cruise ship in a double cabin of the booked category; each with private bathroom
  • English speaking naturalist guide during activities and visits on the different islands (shore excursions during cruise)
  • Daily three meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) as buffet or served
  • Purified drinking water throughout the day

Airlines, itineraries and prices are subject to change.

Passport, immigration, health rules and regulations for European citizens:
Entry regulations for all travelers: wine red, machine-readable passport with photo which has to be valid at least 6 months when leaving the country. For journeys (as a tourist) up to 3 month no special health regulations apply.