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  • During a full day tour of Quito, marvel at the gold leaf interior of the Jesuit church of la Compañía—a fine example of the mix of European influences and indigenous art called the Baroque school of Quito; enjoy a lunch of Ecuadorian specialties; and view a unique collection of pre-Columbian art.
  • Observe with remarkable proximity the diversity of endemic species such as the Nazca, red- and blue-footed boobies; giant tortoises; Santa Fe land iguanas; and the famous Darwin’s finches.
  • Discover the myriad of aquatic wildlife in the clear waters of the world’s second largest marine reserve.
  • Snorkel with sea lions, colorful tropical fish, and sea turtles—or observe them through a glass bottom boat.
  • Explore secluded inlets and stroll sweeping white coral beaches, such as Darwin Bay. See tidal pools and pass by colonies of various bird species.
  • Visit the lush highlands of Santa Cruz Island, the perfect habitat to see the Galapagos Giant Tortoise, and Puerto Egas on Santiago Island—the site of a former salt mine, and an ideal location to see the Galapagos fur seal.
  • During a full day tour of Quito, marvel at the gold leaf interior of the Jesuit church of la Compañía—a fine example of the mix of European influences and indigenous art called the Baroque school of Quito; enjoy a lunch of Ecuadorian specialties; and view a unique collection of pre-Columbian art.
  • Observe with remarkable proximity the diversity of endemic species such as the Nazca, red- and blue-footed boobies; giant tortoises; Santa Fe land iguanas; and the famous Darwin’s finches.
  • Discover the myriad of aquatic wildlife in the clear waters of the world’s second largest marine reserve.
  • Snorkel with sea lions, colorful tropical fish, and sea turtles—or observe them through a glass bottom boat.
  • Explore secluded inlets and stroll sweeping white coral beaches, such as Darwin Bay. See tidal pools and pass by colonies of various bird species.
  • Visit the lush highlands of Santa Cruz Island, the perfect habitat to see the Galapagos Giant Tortoise, and Puerto Egas on Santiago Island—the site of a former salt mine, and an ideal location to see the Galapagos fur seal.

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(8 days)
Starting price: $4,995
Single: $8,495
Deposit per person: $850
Central & South America
Orbridge
Type: Land, Land & Cruise, Shared Departure
You will be directed to the Orbridge partner site to complete your online booking.
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