Specials

    Galapagos Tour Special 9/8-14/2023

    Sail with the Owners of International Accents Travel on this epic journey

    This package does not include international airfare, but, no problem, we can handle that for you.

    GALAPAGOS WITH CINDY & JERRY RAINWATER on the Galapagos Legend SEPTEMBER 8-14, 2023
    Travel Style: Arts & Culture, Nature & Wildlife, Classic loop
    Sail aboard the Galapagos Legend
    Special Rate per person: US$ 3460
    Highlights:
    • Enjoy dashing scenery at the Galapagos Islands, one of the
    best-preserved Archipelagos in the World.
    • Discover the hidden Gems of Ecuador´s Capital, first city to be
    declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage for Mankind.
    • Enjoy the Otavalo Market, the biggest barter market in South America.
    • Cruise on style while enjoying the Enchanted Islands.

    Day by Day Itinerary
    DAY 1 (September 8)
    QUITO
    Welcome to Quito! A representative will greet you and transfer you to your hotel. 

    You will have free time to explore the city or relax and settle in.
    Overnight: Accommodation at new Go Quito Hotel.
    Meals: (-)

    DAY 2 (September 9)
    OTAVALO INDIGENOUS MARKET & SURROUNDINGS
    Visit the famous indigenous Otavalo open-market and wander around various stands set in the central square.

    There is the chance to shop for hand-made textiles, skilled manufactures of leather goods, and then we will head to the crater lake Cuicocha which will amaze guests with its beautiful setting.

    Guests will return to Quito for an overnight stay: Accommodation at Go Quito Hotel
    Meals: Breakfast

    DAY 3 (September 10)
    Overnight: First Class Hotel in Quito
    Meals: Breakfast
    QUITO COLONIAL CITY TOUR & MIDDLE OF THE WORLD Take a walk through bustling streets and squares of the largest historical old town in the Americas; a multi-ethnic, artistic and a UNESCO Cultural Heritage Site. Afterwards, our guide will take our guests to visit the Middle of the World Complex situated at 0-0-0 latitude to be with one foot in the northern and the other foot in the southern hemisphere. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

    Overnight: Accommodation at Go Quito Hotel.
    Meals: Breakfast

    DAY 4 – 7 (September 11-14)
    GALAPAGOS CRUISE ABOARD THE GALAPAGOS LEGEND

    Depart to the Galapagos for a 2:30-hour domestic flight arriving at Baltra Airport. A representative of our cruise ship will welcome you, and then you will be transferred to the port to embark the vessel. Enjoy a paradisiacal destination marked by its uniqueness which inspired Charles Darwin on his Theory of Evolution. Every day visit two new places, and wake up with the most idyllic landscapes, to later enjoy a buffet-style breakfast and time to get ready for the first excursion. Every island and visitor site offers different geographical landscapes, fauna, and flora, but every corner of the archipelago will be filled with wildlife.

    From blue-footed boobies in their mating dance to lazy sea lions sunbathing by the shore, or fast swimming penguins next to you in the snorkeling activities. All our guest will return to the ship for a varied lunch-buffet and free time to relax by the pool, sun terraces or Jacuzzi of our open decks while we arrive at our next visit.

     Get on a dinghy ride with a Galapagos naturalist expert and learn more about geology, evolution, human history and biology of the next visitor site. Once again be amazed by the different terrain, exotic animals, and plants. Start with a hike through natural paths and have close encounters with the inhabitants of the area. 

    Then, have some free time to enjoy the crystal clear waters of the beach, or choose to snorkel, kayaking or glass-bottom boat adventure. Return on board to get changed and comfortable to later enjoy a-la-carte dinner in our acclaimed Lonesome George Restaurant which serves local and international specialties. 

    One evening, we will surprise you with an al-fresco BBQ on the highest deck with great quality cuts, salads, and seafood for the ultimate Galapagos experience: dining under the sunset.

     After dinner, there will be a short but entertaining lecture about the next day excursions followed by free time to relax or join an onboard activity. In your last day, breakfast will be served a bit earlier than usual to take advantage of the morning and take part on a last excursion in the islands. We will sail back to Baltra Airport to transfer our guests to their flight back to Quito. You have to connect to an international flight this day. Overnight: onboard accommodation Meals: all included aboard

    Link of the day-by-day cruise: https://www.gogalapagos.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/agalapagos-legend-1.pdf
    Total nights: 6   Cruise Nights:3     Special Rate: US$3460.00

    Included:
    ✓ Top-quality Galapagos cruise sharing double, based on Standard Plus Cabin
    ✓ Onboard: 2 daily excursions to the islands with multilingual speaking naturalist guides, snorkeling
    opportunities, lectures & briefings; all meals onboard, welcome and farewell cocktails;
    ✓ Noted tours & activities
    ✓ Otavalo Market excursion.
    ✓ Transfers in/out
    ✓ Accommodation at Go Quito Hotel.✓ No Hotel meals.
    ✓ Local air ticket Quito/Galapagos/Quito.
    ✓ Galapagos National Park tax and control migration card.

    Not Included:
     Tips, drinks, extras and personal expenses.
     Any other service not mentioned on the itinerary.
    Optional onboard plus taxes
     Wetsuits rental.
     Kayak rental.
     Internet plans available upon request
    NOT INCLUDED: AIRFARE FROM AND RETURN TO THE USA.
    Contact us to book your cruise tour and US airfare.
    865-577-3137 OR 865-607-1700
    EMAIL: requests@ia-travel.com
    www.ia-travel.com

     

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