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Galapagos Islands Private Catamaran

November 23 - December 2, 2023

Classic Tour

Available

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The Galápagos Islands are known for their beautiful landscapes and incredible wildlife. The Women's Travel Club Galapagos Cruise has everything required for the most spectacular of all Galapagos vacations. Our jaw-dropping sailing vessel started operations at the Galapagos Islands in 2008 and holds a reputation as one of the classiest cruises on the islands. Expect to witness an amazing concentration of birdlife and massive bird rookeries, including the largest nesting colonies of red-footed boobies and frigate birds. Hike on secluded islands, relax on the white-sand beaches, or snorkel with sea lions.

 

Signature Moments

  • Journey around the Galapagos Islands on a private catamaran
  • Get up close to birds and animals that you can see no where else in the world
  • Relax on an idyllic beach
  • Visit the giant tortoise breeding center
  • Watch the sunset as you sip wine on your private yacht reminiscing on your adventures of the day

 

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Inclusions & Highlights
  • 7 Nights aboard catamaran
  • 2 Nights hotel in Quito
  • All meals aboard the yacht
  • Certified Galápagos National Park Service Guide
  • Use of snorkeling equipment
  • Use of Kayaks
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Airport transfers
  • Gratuities
  • Women's Travel Club Tour Host
Itinerary

 

Day 1
Women's Travel Club Galapagos Islands Adventure
Welcome to Ecuador!

Upon arrival at the airport today you transfer to our airport hotel for the night. Our adventure begins this evening, we will have a welcome meeting and start to get acquainted .
Accommodations: Holiday Inn Quito Airport

Day 2
Women's Travel Club Galapagos Islands Adventure
Galapagos Arrival

After breakfast we will transfer back to the airport and fly to the Galapagos Islands. Today our true adventure will start.
You will be met at the airport and transported to your boat. After a short time to settle in, the boat will set sail. After this, we will visit the Santa Cruz Highlands. Here amid the lush, green foliage there are countless opportunities to spot interesting birdlife, or possibly even a giant tortoise.
Galapagos wildlife to look out for: Finches, giant tortoise, vermilion flycatcher.
Accommodations: Seaman Journey Catamaran

Day 3
Women's Travel Club Galapagos Islands Adventure
Fernandina

At Mangle Point on Fernandina Island, we disembark our Seaman Journey Galapagos cruise ship for a delightful coastal trip on a panga through the mangroves, which are teeming with wildlife.
Later on we visit Moreno Point, a lovely spot where black lava formations give way to pretty and secluded lagoons, around which wildlife abounds.
Galapagos wildlife to observe today: Flamingos, paint billed crake, white cheeked pintail, common gallinules, sea lions, tortoises, pelicans, rays, other birds.
Accommodations: Seaman Journey Catamaran

Day 4
Women's Travel Club Galapagos Islands Adventure
Isabela

The Galapagos Seaman boat stops next on Isabela Island, first at the splendid Urbina Bay. Here, unusually, coral can be seen protruding from the sea as a result of volcanic activity.
Later today, a trip to Tagus Cove allows us to view the names written by early visitors – pirates and whalers – on the cliffs and along the shore line. This Galapagos visitor site is a bird watcher’s paradise, with plenty of land and seabirds to be seen.
Galapagos wildlife to spot here today: Flightless cormorant, land iguana, giant tortoise, turtles, rays, sea lions, finches, hawks, warblers, flycatchers.
Accommodations: Seaman Journey Catamaran

Day 5
Women's Travel Club Galapagos Islands Adventure
Fernandina & Isabela

Back on Fernandina Island we visit Espinosa Point first today. Marina iguanas are initially seemingly hidden among the black lava rock formations here.
Later, the Seaman Journey heads back to Isabela Island for a visit to Vincente Roca Point. Visiting via a panga we can pass by mysterious caves and pretty coves and look out for wildlife during the ride.
Galapagos wildlife not to miss today: Flightless cormorant, sea horses, marine iguana, turtles, Galapagos penguin, Sally Lightfoot crab, Galapagos hawk.
Accommodations: Seaman Journey Catamaran

Day 6
Women's Travel Club Galapagos Islands Adventure
Santiago

The Seaman Journey Galapagos cruise visits Espumilla Beach this morning on Santiago Island. This is a lovely sandy spot where green turtles nest. Snorkeling is often good here.
This afternoon, we head to Egas Port for a lovely walk close to another pretty beach, where we can photograph the fascinating geology of this landscape too. Watch the sea lions playing at the shore’s edge and in the water.
Galapagos wildlife to look out for: Green turtles, sea lions, flamingos, white-cheeked pintails, Sally Lightfoot crab, penguins, reef sharks.
Accommodations: Seaman Journey Catamaran

Day 7
Women's Travel Club Galapagos Islands Adventure
Rabida

Rabida Island offers a splendid Galapagos visitor site with its spectacularly colored bright red sand and lovely landscape.
Later, we visit Chinese Hat, an island which is named because it looks like a typical Chinese hat. The crescent shaped beach is the stunning backdrop for a wide array of marine wildlife and birds.
Galapagos wildlife today: Sea lion, finches, Galapagos penguin, marine iguana, Galapagos dove.
Accommodations: Seaman Journey Catamaran

Day 8
Women's Travel Club Galapagos Islands Adventure
Santiago & Bartolome

On this day, the Galapagos Cruise visits the fascinating lava formations of Sullivan Bay on Santiago Island this morning. Evidence of volcanic activity is everywhere here, providing splendid photographic opportunities.
Pinnacle Rock on Bartolome Island offers up iconic Galapagos scenery and the chance to take some lovely photographs of this well-known view. There is a bit of a walk to the view point, but you will not be disappointed that you made the effort.
Wildlife to spot today: Galapagos penguin, land iguana, shore birds.
Accommodations: Seaman Journey Catamaran

Day 9
Women's Travel Club Galapagos Islands Adventure
Santa Cruz

Today we will head to Bachas Beach to the north of Santa Cruz Island. Before saying goodbye to the Seaman Journey yacht, you may have time for a swim, and one last wander along a beautiful beach. This site also has an interesting history as it was used by the Americans in the Second World War. After this, you will be transported to Baltra Airport for your return journey to the Ecuadorian mainland.
Galapagos wildlife today: Flamingo, shore birds, white cheeked pintail ducks.
Accommodations: Holiday Inn Quito Airport

Day 10
Women's Travel Club Galapagos Islands Adventure
Depart

Time to say good-bye to this amazing country and fabulous friends you have made along the way. Transfer to the airport for your flight home as needed.

**Prices are subject to change and availability. Space is limited and activities and specific hotels are subject to change. Travel insurance is strongly recommended.

 

Important Details & Pricing
Rates

Double Occupancy - $9879 CAD per person (sharing a cabin) - approx. $7800 USD
Single Occupancy - $12989 CAD per person (your own cabin) - approx. $10300 USD

If you would like the double occupancy rate but don't have a roommate we will match you with a suitable roommate. The single occupancy rate will give you your own room. Single occupancy may be limited. CAD = Canadian dollars. USD = United States of America dollars. Conversion to USD is approximated by current exchange rates and subject to change. You will be charged in CAD and your bank may charge a slightly different rate or fees.

Deposit of $2500 CAD due at time of booking.

Final Payment due - September 1, 2023

*All payments are non-refundable Please see full terms and conditions. Prices are subject to change and availability.

 

Extend your Stay

Ecuador Adventure
November 11-23, 2023
Get in touch with the power of the planet on this adventure packed with many of Ecuador’s natural wonders. This trip will allow you to discover the magic of Ecuador as you travel via the Avenue of Volcanoes in the high Andean mountains. This journey will also take you to the best tropical Amazon destinations. Explore the town of Baños, the charming colonial city of Cuenca and the local indigenous market at Otavalo. Learn all about the various local tribes and cultures that exist in Ecuador, while you balance wildlife spotting, natural wonders, cultural experiences and adventure

Ecuador Adventure

 

Activity Level

Moderate Activity
Walking tours and hiking on most days. Expect small elevations and uneven terrain.

 

Group Size

Minimum - 11 ladies
Maximum - 14 ladies

 

Exclusions
  • International Airfare (can be arranged by WTC)
  • Galapagos Park Fee of $100 USD
  • Transit Control tax of $20 USD
  • Visa/passport handling fees
  • Meals not listed in itinerary
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Wetsuit rental
  • Optional Activities
  • Expenses of a Personal Nature
  • Early check-in and late check-out of hotel

 

Hosted by:

Women's Travel Club tours are hosted tours. Your tour host is in addition to local tour guides. Your Women's Travel Club tour host is your tour conceierge and there to make sure every part of the tour runs smoothly. Our trained hosts are seasoned travelers who are with you every step of your tour so that you only have to worry about enjoying yourself and having fun.
The Women's Travel Club Tour Host for this tour is Karen Bears.

 

Flight Information

Once your flights are booked please forward a copy of your itinerary to info@womens-travel-club.com.
Please do not book any flights until tour is confirmed.

Arrive to Quito
Depart from Quito

Please complete the form to request flight options for your tour. The Women's Travel Club Flight Department will work with you to arrange the best options. Our Flight management fee is CAD 100.00 + HST, per tour.

Flight Quote

Travel Insurance:

Out of country medical insurance is required. We strongly recommend that you obtain cancellation and interruption insurance to protect your investment.
Use this link to request an insurance quote.

Insurance Quote
Accommodations
Women's Travel Club Galapagos Adventure
Holiday Inn Quito Airport

Located just five minutes from Quito Mariscal Sucre International Airport, and 30 minutes from the north of the city, where the main corporate offices and the biggest shopping centers are located. Holiday Inn Quito Airport offers 125 comfortable rooms and an elegant Executive Lounge with a panoramic view of the surrounding mountains.

Women's Travel Club Galapagos Tour
Seaman Journey Catamaran

This large boat offers 8 cabins, 7 of them are located on the main deck offering two twin beds in each of them, there is also a master suite located on the upper deck offering a queen size bed and a sofa-bed. All cabins feature ocean views, private bathrooms with hot water, air-conditioning, a deposit safe, a closet, and great comfort for all guests on-board.

Member Reviews

See what our clients who have traveled with us have to say about this tour.

 

4 Star Rating

"I loved all the snorkelling! I went hoping to see lots of land and sea animals, fish and was not disappointed." Jan

 

4 Star Rating

"Loved all the wildlife " Ann

 

5 Star Rating

"Overall, a great and very interesting tour. May want to emphasize to people it is a SMALL boat and therefore can expect some rocking around - it's not like being on a large cruise ship." Becky

 

5 Star Rating

"Had a wonderful time with a great group of ladies on this once in a lifetime trip!" Julia