Galapagos Beaches & Bays

10 days, 9 nights of exploration in Ecuador & the Galapagos

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CHARTER SMALL SHIP EXPERIENCE IN GALAPAGOS!

Spend 2 nights in the historic city of Quito before embarking on an unforgettable 8-day voyage to the breathtaking Galapagos islands. Sail through the pristine waters and witness exotic wildlife aboard the privately chartered John Hall’s Alaska World Adventure vessel.

  • Local touring and history highlights in Ecuador
  • Welcome with fellow travelers
  • 2 nights accommodations in Ecuador
  • 7 nights onboard a private luxury John Hall’s Alaska chartered vessel
  • 20 fellow John Hall’s Alaska passengers
  • All meals, beverages, Galapagos flights and crew gratuities
  • Local naturalists, guides, and a variety of species only found in Galapagos

Included highlights:

Quito, Ecuardor touring
Punta Pitt & Cerro Brujo
Punta Suarez
Gardner Bay & Inlet
Punta Cormorant
Post Office Bay
Puerto Ayora
Charles Darwin Research Station
Sombrero Chino
Black Turtle Cove
South Plaza Island

Ship Highlights:
New in 2023
Sustainable Hybrid Technology
142 feet long
20 passenger capacity
Sauna, spa and relaxation

2025 Galapagos Map

Accommodations:

Sail in luxury on the Evolve Vessel – All staterooms feature full-length panoramic windows to enjoy the expansive ocean and island views, while feeling pampered with luxury amenities.

Active Rating:

EASY TO MODERATE
This tour requires guests to board small vessels and walking on rocks, sand or other uneven surfaces. Light mobility is required. A variety of activity options will be available onboard to ensure most mobility needs are able to be met.

Included Meals:

26
All meals are included while traveling with John Hall’s Alaska World Adventures to Galapagos. All meals are freshly prepared and locally sourced from farms and producers on the islands.

Max Group Size: 20

Itinerary

Day 1WELCOME TO QUITO

Welcome to South America, Ecuador and the beautiful city of Quito. Your John Hall’s Alaska representative is on site to provide a warm welcome as you depart Ecuador customs. Transfer to your hotel and home for the next two evenings.

Dinner 

Day 2QUITO AND HISTORIC ECUADOR

Enjoy a welcome breakfast with your fellow John Hall’s Alaska World Adventure Travelers. We may be miles from Alaska or other destinations traveled, but this adventure starts with the same personalized service. Spend today enjoying the historic sites of Quito on an included city tour with lunch. Return to your hotel for dinner at leisure.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3BOARD YOUR VESSEL

Today, the Galapagos bucket list adventure begins. Board an early morning commercial flight to San Cristobal Island, where the vessel guides will be waiting for the John Hall’s Alaska World Adventure group. After a short bus ride to the dock, take a Zodiac to the yacht for your welcome experience. Adventure opportunities start right away. This evening, join the Captain, Crew and your fellow travelers for a welcome reception and dinner.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4CERRO BRUJO & PUNTA PITT

Your first day of exploration starts with a zodiac ride to look for wildlife on Cerro Brujo with your guide pointing out a variety of wildlife. Enjoy a peaceful walk on the beach, swim with sea lions, paddleboard or kayak. The opportunity to snorkel may even present itself. Throughout the duration of the cruise, the Captain will use discretion based on weather and wildlife.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5PUNTA SUAREZ & GARDNER BAY

This morning, enjoy landing on Punta Suarez, Espanola Island. This island is home to several unique bird species, lava rocks and several ancient looking iguanas. Return to the yacht for lunch before continuing to an afternoon snorkel followed by a landing on Gardner Bay, site of an expansive white-powder sand beach where colonies of sea lions are known to dot the shorelines. Spend the remainder of the afternoon snorkeling, kayaking or paddleboarding among the wildlife.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6PUNTA CORMORANT & POST OFFICE BAY

Step ashore at Punta Cormorant’s olive-sand beach with the sounds of sea lions, lava herons, yellow-crowned night herons and blue-footed boobies as you explore Floreana Island. Follow the trail to a beach where sea turtles lay their eggs in the sand dunes and stingrays swim in the shallow water. Spend the afternoon visiting one of the Galapagos best traditions, Post Office Bay. Take a Zodiac to Baroness Point to find sea turtles, rays and several colored fish.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7PUERTO AYORA & CHARLES DARWIN RESEARCH STATION

Wake today with a completely different view from the last few days. A harbor full of boats is bustling with activity in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island and a town of 24,000 people. Travel by bus to a higher altitude and enjoy a ranch where tortoises roam free. Following lunch on the yacht, experience the most famous visitor location in all of the Galapagos – Charles Darwin Research Center. Have free time to explore in town before returning to the yacht.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8GALAPAGOS ISLANDS EXPLORATION

Return to the quiet notes of the Galapagos as you wake this morning, with no other boats in sight. This morning, choose from either a hike around Bartolome Island or a Zodiac looking for penguins. Return to the vessel for lunch before spending an afternoon exploring the rich wildlife of the Galapagos Islands.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9SOUTH PLAZA & NORTH SEYMOUR ISLAND

This morning, visit South Plaza, a small islet with tail cliffs and a trail with a variety of plants and animals. During lunch sail towards North Seymour Island where a spectacular sight awaits: frigate birds with red sacs on their chests inflated, seeking mates. The Galapagos Islands are home to two amazing species. This evening, enjoy a farewell dinner with your Captain, Crew and fellow travelers remembering all the incredible memories from the last week.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10RETURN TO QUITO

This morning, disembark the yacht after breakfast, vising the Interpretation Center before heading to the airport. Catch the group flight back to Ecuador and continue traveling home. Guest flights may depart Quito, Ecuador anytime after 8pm.

Breakfast

Departures and Pricing

PER PERSON PRICING INCLUDES

Requested type of accommodations onboard vessel, fully-guided service, airport meet and greet, attractions, all meals, taxes, baggage handling, flights between Buenos Aires and Ushuaia, all service gratuities and cruiseline gratuity/fees. Also includes pre-touring, 2 nights of accommodation in Buenos Aires and all meals.

November 14, 2025
GALAPAGOS BEACHES & BAYS
10 days, 9 nights

November 14 – November 23, 2025

Double Occupancy: $13,849
Single Occupancy: $19,619
Tour Savings

Check Discount – SAVE $300 per person when you pay your tour balance by check or cash versus credit card!

How To Reserve This Tour

To confirm your reservation, a deposit of $3500.00 USD per person is due within 10 days of reservation. To reserve your space, please contact our office at 800.325.2270. Guests may also book online by visiting our World Adventure page at www.KissAlaska.com. Deposits are accepted by check or credit card including Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express.

FULL TERMS & CONDITIONS

Arranging Your Flights

Guests may arrive anytime on November 14th. Should guests wish to arrive early, John Hall’s Alaska will assist in additional nights pre/post Galapagos adventure.

Group flights are included in the package cost from Quito to San Cristobal and returning San Cristobal to Quito.

Guests may book flights departing Quito, Ecuador after 8pm on November 23rd.

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