Explore the Galápagos Islands

8 nights from £6,135 per person for 2 sharing

Head to the Galápagos Islands with HX Hurtigruten Expeditions for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure in one of the most protected places in the world, where unique wildlife that inspired Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution includes giant tortoises, marine iguana, and blue-footed boobies. Your onboard Expedition Team of local guides will get you closer to the natural wonders in small panga boats, kayaks, and a glass-bottom boat. HX also have an excellent offering of free flights to the Galápagos.

• Sail aboard MS Santa Cruz II with its hot tubs, fitness centre, Science Corner, and library.

• Stop off at a breeding centre for the endangered giant tortoise, where you can also see other endemic species, including the San Cristobal mockingbird and the lava lizard.

• Walk on the blissful beaches of Santa Fe, spotting the Barrington land iguana and a colony of sea lions.

• Explore Santa Cruz Island and its Charles Darwin Research Station, looking at recently hatched tortoises, Darwin’s famous finches, and a forest of prickly pear cacti before mountain biking or visiting a sugar plantation.

• On Española, look out for Nazca boobies, blue-footed boobies, and swallow-tailed gulls, and go snorkelling or kayaking.

Quito (2 days) | Flight to Baltra Island for cruise departure – Mosquera Islet | Cerro Colorado Tortoise Reserve – Punta Pitt | Santa Fe – South Plaza | Santa Cruz | Española | Eden Islet | Baltra Island – flight to Guayaquil

What's included:

• 2 nights in a hotel in Quito; 6 nights aboard MS Santa Cruz II

• Explorer cabin – Horizon deck; B&B in hotel and 1 dinner in Quito: cruise on all-inclusive basis

•Free Flights from London Gatwick or London Heathrow on 27/03/2024 (Other departure dates available)

Terms and Conditions:

Offer available until 31st March 2024. Subject to availability. Please give me a call for further details. Price based on 2 sharing. Prices correct at time of posting. Offers are subject to change. I can advise on travel insurance at the time of booking. Book this sailing and get free flights, saving you £3,356.

8 nights from £6,135 per person for 2 sharing

The Small Print

These offers are brought to you by Travel Counsellors Ltd and all are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Where we have created the package ourselves, the holiday offer will be covered under our own ATOL. Our ATOL number is 6751. Where the offer has been sourced through another tour operator, it will be protected under that tour operator's ATOL. Full details on the individual ATOL protection that applies to each holiday offer will be given at time of booking. Prices and information contained in this page are correct at the time of distribution, are subject to availability and can be withdrawn or amended at any time without notice to you. Prices shown may be subject to departure tax, ticket on departure or a passenger APC charge. Please ask your Travel Counsellor at the time of booking.