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Galapagos Islands Cruises: Luxury Cruise Lines, Cruise Ships, First Class and Tourist Class Options

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Galapagos by Land & Sea - 12+ Days
Galapagos by Land & Sea Prices from $4,675 per person
Travel Highlights:
4 Day Land Tour / 3-9 Day Cruise
Wildlife, Hiking
Snorkelling
Sea-Kayaking
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We offer so many options for Galapagos tours, you're sure to find one that suits your interests, schedule and budget. The boats for our Galapagos cruises are divided into four price categories: Tourist Superior, First Class, Luxury and Cruise Ship, reflecting size and amenities. You may also search our website to find vessels that include sea kayaking or scuba diving and those that are sail-powered. Each boat has its own itinerary as approved by the Galapagos National Park Service. Quite a few vessels offer both Galapagos cruises of six to seven days and longer Galapagos tours of ten days. In some cases, the itinerary depends on the day of the week the boat departs. Three of our Galapagos Island tours pair your choice of cruise with other popular South American destinations such as Machu Picchu and the Amazon or an opportunity to get completely off the beaten track by exploring mainland Ecuador and staying in picturesque haciendas. We know the Galapagos Islands and the vessels well. We'd be happy to help you sort through the possibilities to arrange your idea of the Galapagos adventure vacation of a lifetime.

Tourist Superior Cruises
Tourist Superior Cruises From $1,830/Person Galapagos cruises aboard our Tourist Superior yachts offer travelers an affordable way to explore the splendor of the Enchanted Isles. The yachts for these Galapagos tours generally have small but comfortable cabins with private bath/shower, and most have bunk beds. A bilingual naturalist guide, certified by the Charles Darwin Research Station, accompanies all Galapagos cruises on Tourist Superior vessels. The itineraries of the Tourist Superior yachts tend to visit the central islands.
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First Class Cruises
First Class Cruises From $2,155/Person Galapagos cruises on our First Class yachts offer larger cabins, most with air conditioning, and a choice of bed types (twin, bunk, or double). The First Class yachts have more spacious lounges, decks and dining areas for a more comfortable experience. The Galapagos tours of First Class Cruises tend to travel to the more remote Galapagos Islands and offer more experienced bilingual naturalist guides, all certified by the Charles Darwin Research Station.
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Luxury Class Cruises
Luxury Class Cruises From $2,795/Person Galapagos cruises aboard our Luxury Class yachts offer more amenities than those of the Tourist Superior and First Class boats. The luxury yachts provide very spacious accommodations, excellent cuisine, superior service, and superlative bilingual naturalist guides, all certified by the Charles Darwin Research Station. The Galapagos tours of these luxury yachts offer itineraries that often travel to the best combination of islands, both the central and remote islands.
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Cruise Ships
Cruise Ships From $2,125/Person These cruise ships for Galapagos tours offer travelers the safety, stability, spaciousness and social atmosphere that a cruise line provides. Note that the Galapagos National Park Service allows no more than 100 passengers per ship. Highlights of the excellent service and comfort aboard these larger ships includes large dining room atmosphere, air-conditioned social areas, swimming, snorkeling and smooth sailing. These Galapagos cruises work with exceptional bilingual naturalist guides, all certified by the Charles Darwin Research Station.
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Galapagos Land Tours
Galapagos Land Tours Encounter incredible wildlife, including the three hundred pound tortoises that lend their name to the Enchanted Isles. Nothing beats getting up close and personal with sea lions, blue footed boobies, curios seals, flamingos, albatrosses, penguins, sea urchins, manta rays, and over 2,228 varieties of tropical fish. Snorkeling, swimming, diving, hiking, bicycling, climbing into a volcano, or paddling through a blue lagoon, our Galapagos Island vacations take you straight to nature.
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Amazon & Galapagos - 11+ Days Amazon & Galapagos Prices Starting at $3,329
Travel Highlights:
Quito
Amazon Rainforest
Sacha Lodge
Galapagos Island Cruise
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Galapagos & Haciendas - 11 Days Galapagos & Haciendas Prices Starting at $3,230
Travel Highlights:
Cotopaxi
Otovalo
Papallacta
Galapagos Islands Cruise
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Galapagos Sea Kayaking
Galapagos Sea Kayaking While Sea Kayaking in the Galapagos you'll be awestruck by the vibrance of life and the serenity of Geologic time unfolding around you . . .
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Galapagos Islands Scuba Diving
Galapagos Islands Scuba Diving . . . but that's only half of the picture try Scuba Diving around the Galapagos Islands and you'll see another world entirely!
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Machu Picchu & Galapagos Combo Tours Machu Picchu & Galapagos Combo Tours 13+ Days - Prices from $4,625
Travel Highlights:
Lima, Cusco
Sacred Valley
Machu Picchu
Quito, Galapagos
Machu Picchu & Galapagos Combined Tour Options

Galapagos Islands Sailing Cruises
Galapagos Islands Sailing Cruises . . . picturesque sail boats, brigantine schooners, catamarans, yachts of all sizes. The size and amenities of these boats make them a logical choice for a family charter. . .
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