Tour Quito - Amazon - Galapagos
Tour Quito - Amazon - Galapagos
Tour Quito - Amazon - Galapagos
Tour Quito - Amazon - Galapagos
Tour Quito - Amazon - Galapagos
Tour Quito - Amazon - Galapagos
DAY 1: ARRIVE TO QUITO
Meet and greet by your guide at the airport. Transfer in your private transportation to your hotel. Two nights at luxury class hotel Swissotel in double standard room including Breakfast and local taxes.
DAY 2: QUITO CITY TOUR
Quito

Quito

This interesting and renovated city tour starts with a visit of the Itchimbia neighborhood, which is a place that offers a spectacular view of the old and new city. Then you will visit the old colonial Quito starting in Santo Domingo Plaza walking through one of the oldest streets in the town “La Ronda Street” where you will see how the colonial houses were built and how the Quiteños lived in the 17th century. Your walk takes you through the city museum to San Francisco Plaza, making a quick stop to try the typical sweets of Quito.
San Francisco is the oldest church in Quito and it is full of history and legends. Finally, you will tour the main square where the presidential palace, the main cathedral and some other important buildings can be appreciated. La Compañía de Jesus church is one of the most beautiful churches in South America, or perhaps, in the world. This is the last treasure to be visited on our program before your guide takes you back to your hotel.
(B)
DAY 3: QUITO – COCA – NAPO WILDLIFE CENTER
Amazon

Amazon

Your guide will be waiting for you at the hotel lobby to take you to the airport for your flight. Depart Quito for a 30-minute flight to Coca over the eastern Andes mountain range. Upon arrival, a 5-minute transfer in local chiva (hired bus) or local taxi from airport to Port Francisco de Orellana to embark onto a comfortable covered motor boat. Here we begin a canoe ride along the Napo River for about 2 ½ hours; boxed lunch box en route. Along the way, birds such as herons, kingfishers and others can be spotted. After arriving at the Napo Wildlife Center (NWC) entry dock we disembark and then take a majestic and peaceful 1 ½ hours dugout canoe ride to where the lodge is located.
There is a good possibility of sighting various species of monkeys as well as large birds like toucans, parrots or even macaws. Late afternoon arrival to the NWC lodge at Añangu Lake, welcome drink and facilities. After dinner: optional caiman observation around the lake and natural sounds of the night.
(L,D)
DAY 4: AMAZON ADVENTURE
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Amazon

Early wake up to reach the best and most easily accessed parrot clay licks in Ecuador, about 1 hour away from the lodge. We arrive just before parrot activity kicks off at the clay lick 7:30 - 8:30 am. A total of 11 species of parrots, parakeets and macaws can be seen. A visit that depends on weather conditions but usually successful. Later, hike along forest trail to visit to the Quichua community of Añangu and sharing time with a family on their activities. Return to the creek and hike through a Terra Firme Forest for about 30 minutes until we arrive to the second parrot clay lick where if the weather conditions help will be able to find different species of parrots, parakeets and even macaws. Box lunch at the parrot clay lick observatory. Late afternoon arrival to the lodge.
(B,L,D)
DAY 5: AMAZON ADVENTURE
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Amazon

After early breakfast, depart from the lodge to the finest experience at a canopy tower on the Napo. A 36m high canopy tower opened to guests in November 2004, a great way to experience the life above the forest floor. This is the second tower at the Napo Wildlife Center (the first is attached to the dining hall and allows great views of the lake). The canopy tower is located about 20 minutes from the lodge deep within the terra firme forest. As you ascend the 12-story tower, you pass through different levels of the forest and emerge on top of a huge Ceiba tree. Here you cross onto a wooden platform that is actually built into the tree and experience the view formerly reserved only for the birds. The metal tower itself was constructed to the highest standards, galvanized, and carefully inspected by engineers. Safety is the priority. The platform in the top of the tree was constructed by tree platform specialists brought from Eco-Ecuador's Peruvian partner organization Perú Verde. From top to bottom, there is no finer canopy experience in Eastern Ecuador. Flocks of colorful tanagers pass right through the canopy of the tree, Blue-and-yellow Macaws fly past, in nearby trees Spider Monkeys search for fruit, two species of large toucans call in the early mornings and afternoons, and the life of the forest canopy opens before you. Birds that are virtually impossible to see from the forest floor far below are suddenly right beside you, oblivious to your presence.
(B,L,D)
DAY 6: AMAZON – QUITO
Quito

Quito

Early departure and last excursion canoeing back to the Napo River, the creek may reveal new sights of Giant otters, Monk Saki monkeys or many other rare birds.
Entry dock arrival, restrooms and embarking on motorized canoe in order to return back to Coca, arrival approx around 11 am. at the airport your guide will be waiting for you to take you back to the Swissotel.
Check-in at the Swissotel for one night in double accommodation including breakfast, hotel tax and service charge. (B)
DAY 7: QUITO – GALAPAGOS
Treasure of Galapagos

Treasure of Galapagos

Today your private car will take you to the airport in time for your flight to Galapagos in the morning (flight schedule to be advised). Upon arrival to Galapagos a representative of the M/C Treasure of Galapagos will be waiting for you to transfer you to the boat and start your 5 or 6-day journey in the wonderful islands.
DAY 8: CRUISING THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS
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Bartholomew - Galapagos

AM: Sullivan Bay. Santiago Island
Breakfast in the morning.This site is of great geological interest is located south-east of Santiago Island, landing it can be done both on the rocky shore (dry landing) or the white sandy beach (wet landing). The length of the trail is 1.5 km approximately.
The area is covered by lava flows Pahohoe type (solidified lava in a wavy or accordion). It was very active in the past 25 years of the nineteenth century. La lava de Sullivan se formó en 1897.The Sullivan lava was formed in 1897. Flow is very young geologically. The magma formed is flat, but the underground lava movement, rapid cooling and other eruptions led to the break in many places. Difficulty: Moderate Duration approximately 1 hour 30 minutes. Lunch at noon.

PM: Bartolome Island
Wet Landing, after lunch visit to the Pinnacle Rock beach for swimming and snorkeling.
In the afternoon dry landing to reach the viewpoint of Bartolome. On this island, you can see interesting formations of lava and cinder cones. After a 30 to 40 minutes climbing, a wooden staircase leads to the top of the island where there are beautiful views of the nearby beaches. This island is one of the most visited and photographed because of Pinnacle Rock. Degree of difficulty: Moderate, Duration 1 Hour 30 Minutes. Dinner in the evening.
(B, L, D)

DAY 9: CRUISING THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS
Frigate Bird

Frigate Bird

AM: North Seymour Island.
Breakfast in the morning. Dry landing. On this island you can see blue-footed boobies, colonies of frigates, fork-tailed gulls, terns, sea lions, lava lizards and land iguanas. Palo Santo trees can also be observed. Difficulty: Moderate Duration approximately 2 hours. Lunch at noon.

PM:Mosquera Islet
Wet Landing. The Islet is Located between the islands of Baltra and North Seymour. It is a reef of rocks and coral (the result of an uprising) and a great white sand beach. In most of its perimeter there is basis of lava rocks, as evidence of the wash uprising, except in the southwest side where the landing occurs. This island has one of the largest Populations of sea lions, you can also observe several species of shorebirds. There have been occasional reports at this site of Orcas (Orcinus orca).Degree of difficulty: easy, Duration approximately 1 hour, Dinner in the evening.
(B, L, D)

DAY 10: CRUISING THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS
Galapagos Penguins

Galapagos Penguins

AM: South Plaza Island.
Breakfast in the morning. Dry landing. This island is full of life. There are colonies of sea lions and land iguanas. While you walk on the banks it is possible to see a great number of birds such as nesting tropic birds and fork-tailed seagulls, but most of all enjoying the beautiful view from the top the steep banks or strolling along the base of the cliff is an extremely pleasurable experience. The Opuntiacactus grow here too and the vegetation changes color according to the season of the year. Paths: easy, duration: 2 Hours. Lunch at noon.

PM:Which Hill, San Cristobal Island.
Wet Landing is a beautiful beach of white coral where you can swim and watch birds and sea lions, plus you can snorkel. Located on the north coast of the San Cristobal Island. In the vicinity of the beach you can see seabirds like blue-footed boobies, Nazca boobies, herons, frigate birds and shore birds. Degree of difficulty: easy, Duration approximately 2 hours, Dinner in the evening.
(B, L, D)

DAY 11: CRUISING THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS
Galapagos Iguana

Galapagos Iguana

PM:Which Hill, San Cristobal Island.
Wet Landing is a beautiful beach of white coral where you can swim and watch birds and sea lions, plus you can snorkel. Located on the north coast of the San Cristobal Island. In the vicinity of the beach you can see seabirds like blue-footed boobies, Nazca boobies, herons, frigate birds and shore birds. Degree of difficulty: easy, Duration approximately 2 hours, Dinner in the evening.
(B, L, D)

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Following services and hotels rates are net

Total for services (Prices per person in USD per total nights / Double Room / Breakfasts and taxes are included)

11 Day Program-2016

$ 9,00500Price per one person
$ 4,88400Price per two person
$ 4,79300Price per three person
$ 4,78400Price per 4-5 person
$ 4,73300Price per 6 to 9 person
$ 4,691 00Price per 10 to 16 person
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14 Day Program-2016

$ 11,447 00Price per one person
$ 6,106 00Price per two person
$ 6,015 00Price per three person
$ 6,006 00Price per 4-5 person
$ 5,955 00Price per 6 to 9 person
$ 5,913 00Price per 10 to 16 person
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IMPORTANT NOTES
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  • This is a preliminary costing; hotels may vary according to availability 
  • All entrance fees are subject to change without previous notice
  • Rates are quoted in single/double rooms, for other accommodations such as triple please re-quote.
  • Net prices, valid for 2015, except on Holly Week dates (28 March to 5 April), Christmas & New Year (Dic 17-Jan 18) and other National or Religious Holidays which may have special rates; please verify.
  • The program is quoted beginning on Friday in Bogotá. If beginning in midweek days, the rate may vary.
INCLUSIONS
  • Transportation airport / hotel / airport
  • Nights of accommodation in single/double room
  • Entrance fees and activities as described in the program
  • Meals as described in the program
  • Hotel taxes
  • Private services with local English speaking guides
  • Permanent assistance by our offices in each city
EXCLUSIONS
  • International air fares or domestic air fares
  • Meals or any other item not described in the itinerary
  • Early check-in, late check-out, services and non-mentioned meals in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses
  • Drinks during meals, hotel extras and personal spending
  • Tips for guides and hotel staff
  • Activities not described in the program
  • Meals not described in the program
  • Airport taxes