(Quito, Ecuador) — On this 8-day/7-night Galapagos Islands cruise with Surtrek, guests will visit Santa Cruz, Santiago, Isabela, Rabida, and San Cristobal islands where they’ll view the unique species of wildlife that inspired Darwin and contributed to science’s understanding of life. Sailing on board the first-class Alya motor yacht, travelers will explore moon-like lava terrain, walk through lush forests teeming with birdlife, and snorkel in crystal waters filled with marine life. This Surtrek tour starts at $6,545 and more information can be found by visiting https://www.surtrek.com or calling 866-978-7398.
While cruising on this 16-passenger luxury yacht, guests will enjoy eight days of exploration and adventure in the living laboratory of this legendary archipelago. The Alya, built in 2017, has nine comfortable cabins with AC and private bathrooms, and eight of them have private balconies.
Cruise Highlights Include:
Visiting agricultural communities that grow the famous organic Galapagos coffee
Exploring Moreno Point, a young volcanic landscape with numerous fresh-water pools and lagoons
Viewing dwarf penguins, manta rays, turtles, whale sharks, flamingos and more.
Snorkeling with sea turtles, sea lions, octopuses, and countless tropical fish
Witnessing thousands of marine iguanas at Espinoza Point
HIking the rugged lava coastline of James Bay
Walking along trails with volcanic formations and fragile lava tubes
Visiting Las Bachas Beach, one of the most important nesting beaches for sea turtles