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Roundtrip Guayaquil
6-night Wild Galápagos Escape Cruise
November 11, 2021
Lindblad Expeditions: National Geographic Islander
Roundtrip Guayaquil
Vacation Offer ID 1362053
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Exclusive Offer
  • $50 per Couple Shipboard Credit
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Deckplans

Cruise Inclusions

  • 6-nights accommodations
  • All meals aboard ship
  • And more

Available Add-Ons

Optional roundtrip airfare.
Optional pre or post cruise nights.
6-night Wild Galápagos Escape Cruise
  • Destination Guide
  • Suggested Shore Excursions
Destination Arrival Departure
Guayaquil

Guayaquil 11/11/2021

Arrive in Guayaquil and transfer to the 44-room Hotel del Parque. Call for recommended international flights or additional nights at the hotel.,
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Guayaquil

Guayaquil 11/12/2021

Fly to Baltra in the center of Galápagos, a little world unto itself in the Tropical Pacific. We are welcomed by our naturalist staff and start exploring the islands. (B,L,D),
11/12/2021 11/12/2021
Air Travel

Air Travel 11/12/2021

Fly to Baltra in the center of Galápagos, a little world unto itself in the Tropical Pacific. We are welcomed by our naturalist staff and start exploring the islands. (B,L,D),
11/12/2021 11/12/2021
Cruise Starts (Embarkation)

Cruise Starts (Embarkation) 11/12/2021

Fly to Baltra in the center of Galápagos, a little world unto itself in the Tropical Pacific. We are welcomed by our naturalist staff and start exploring the islands. (B,L,D),
11/12/2021 11/12/2021
Isla Baltra

Isla Baltra 11/12/2021

Fly to Baltra in the center of Galápagos, a little world unto itself in the Tropical Pacific. We are welcomed by our naturalist staff and start exploring the islands. (B,L,D),
11/12/2021 11/12/2021
Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands 11/13/2021

Listed below is a sample of islands we may visit during our expedition. (B,L,D Daily); North Seymour: Encounter nesting frigatebirds, plus land and marine iguanas, and enjoy a beautiful coastal walk. Santa Cruz: Call at Puerto Ayora, the largest town and headquarters of both the Galápagos National Park and Charles Darwin Research Station. Head to the lush, green highlands to see giant tortoises roaming in the wild. Isabela: Toast crossing the Equator at Volcán Ecuador, northernmost of Isabela's six great shield volcanoes. Keep an eye open for whales and dolphins as you ply these rich waters, once the haunt of whalers and pirates. Fernandina: One of the most active oceanic volcanoes in the world, it's the youngest and most pristine island in Galápagos—and home to the strange flightless cormorant and the largest marine iguanas. San Cristóbal: Search for red-footed boobies and the endemic mockingbird and lava lizard—found only on this easternmost island. Explore Baquerizo Moreno, where sea lions thrive in the middle of town. Española: Home to swallow-tailed gulls, Española mockingbirds, Nazca boobies and seasonally, the world's only population of waved albatross at Punta Suarez. Floreana: Follow a trail past a rose pink-tinted lagoon frequented by flamingos. Snorkel among sea lions and abundant fish, or cruise along Champion Islet by Zodiac. Visit the famous barrel at Post Office Bay.,
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Galapagos Islands
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Galapagos Islands
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Galapagos Islands
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Isla Baltra

Isla Baltra 11/17/2021

Return by air to Guayaquil, where we enjoy dayrooms at the Hotel del Parque before flights home—or continue to Quito for an optional two-night extension. You may also opt to overnight and fly home on Day 8 at no additional cost. Ask your expedition specialist for details. (B); Please note: Our expeditions begin and end at Baltra, and include visits to Isla Santa Cruz and a careful selection of diverse islands. Each of our itineraries offers an optimal balance of wildlife, landscapes, and experiences. All ship itineraries are subject to Galápagos National Park regulations.,
11/17/2021 11/17/2021
Cruise Ends (Debarkation)

Cruise Ends (Debarkation) 11/17/2021

Return by air to Guayaquil, where we enjoy dayrooms at the Hotel del Parque before flights home—or continue to Quito for an optional two-night extension. You may also opt to overnight and fly home on Day 8 at no additional cost. Ask your expedition specialist for details. (B); Please note: Our expeditions begin and end at Baltra, and include visits to Isla Santa Cruz and a careful selection of diverse islands. Each of our itineraries offers an optimal balance of wildlife, landscapes, and experiences. All ship itineraries are subject to Galápagos National Park regulations.,
11/17/2021 11/17/2021
Air Travel

Air Travel 11/17/2021

Return by air to Guayaquil, where we enjoy dayrooms at the Hotel del Parque before flights home—or continue to Quito for an optional two-night extension. You may also opt to overnight and fly home on Day 8 at no additional cost. Ask your expedition specialist for details. (B); Please note: Our expeditions begin and end at Baltra, and include visits to Isla Santa Cruz and a careful selection of diverse islands. Each of our itineraries offers an optimal balance of wildlife, landscapes, and experiences. All ship itineraries are subject to Galápagos National Park regulations.,
11/17/2021 11/17/2021
Guayaquil

Guayaquil 11/17/2021

Return by air to Guayaquil, where we enjoy dayrooms at the Hotel del Parque before flights home—or continue to Quito for an optional two-night extension. You may also opt to overnight and fly home on Day 8 at no additional cost. Ask your expedition specialist for details. (B); Please note: Our expeditions begin and end at Baltra, and include visits to Isla Santa Cruz and a careful selection of diverse islands. Each of our itineraries offers an optimal balance of wildlife, landscapes, and experiences. All ship itineraries are subject to Galápagos National Park regulations.,
11/17/2021 11/17/2021
Lindblad Expeditions: National Geographic Islander

This new addition to the Galápagos is a versatile 164-foot twin-hulled vessel with 24 spacious cabins comfortably accommodating 48 guests. She is a sturdy expedition ship, designed for year-round discovery and active exploration of the Galápagos. Both the dining room and the lounge feature full-height windows providing a beautiful panorama to these magical islands. The Islander carries a fleet of four Zodiacs, capable of launching at a moment's notice to view wildlife and to make remote landings. The ship carries a complete range of snorkeling gear including wetsuits as well as a Splash-Cam and video microscope. Accessibility means freedom. Our captains have decades of sailing experience in the regions we explore. They know when and where to navigate so that you feel the places we visit are all ours.

During your time with us, our expedition staff likes nothing better than to surprise and delight you by directing the ship toward alluring coves or bow-riding dolphins. Our seasoned crew consists of expert Zodiac drivers and considerate service providers. Their energy, enthusiasm and local field expertise are sure to enhance your experience. This is what expedition travel is all about: not just seeing wildness, but being out there, in it.

Public Areas

Ship is fully air-conditioned. Covered deck with hammocks, chairs and tables; Doctor's Office; Fitness Center; Global Market; LEXspa; Library; Lounge with full-service bar and facilities for films, slide shows and presentations; and Sky Deck. Our Ecuadorian Captain and Officers welcome guests to the Bridge in accordance with our "Open Bridge" policy.

Dining

Served in single seatings with unassigned tables for an informal atmosphere and easy mingling. Menu is international with an Ecuadorian flair.

Ship Statistics
Year Built
1995
Year Refurbished
Year Entered Present Fleet
Previous Name
Country of Registry
Ecuador
Tonnage (GRT)
5000
Guests (Lowers)
48
Total Guests
48
Passenger Decks
3
Number of Crew
15
Officers' Nationality
Cruise/Hotel Staff Nationality
Total Rooms
24
Suites
Balconies
Ocean/River View
24
Interior
Accessible

Expedition Equipment
Hydrophone, kayaks, snorkeling gear, Splash-Cam, underwater video camera, video microscope, wet suits, and Zodiac.

Special Features
Guest internet access, laundry service, LEXmarket, and Wellness Program. A ship's doctor, Undersea Specialist, and Video Chronicler are also onboard.

All cabins have a window with an outside view, private facilities, and climate controls.

Information provided within these pages has been updated as of July 2019. While we do our best to ensure that stateroom descriptions and deckplans appearing in this website are complete and accurate, we cannot be responsible for inaccurate representations, which may or may not be under our control. Please reconfirm stateroom accommodations and deck placement prior to booking.

Balcony

Double with Glassed In Terrace (05) 9,450
  • Category: 05
  • Upper Deck
Double with Glassed In Terrace (04) 7,850
  • Category: 04
  • Upper Deck

Oceanview

Double with Window (03) 7,450
  • Category: 03
  • Bridge Deck
Double with Window (02) 6,750
  • Category: 02
  • Bridge Deck
  • Main Deck
Double with Window (01) 5,900
  • Category: 01
  • Main Deck
Prices are per person and include cabin fare, taxes, fees, excursions and all meals while onboard.  Airfare is available at an additional charge unless otherwise stated.

Price is per person, double occupancy.

Cost Includes: All accommodations aboard ships or in hotels per itinerary or similar, all meals and nonalcoholic beverages aboard ship, meals on land as indicated, air transportation where indicated as included, shore excursions, sightseeing and entrance fees, special access permits, transfers to and from group flights, use of snorkeling equipment and wet suits, use of kayaks (where available), tips (except to ship’s crew), taxes and service charges, services of a ship physician on most voyages, and services of our expedition staff.

Not Included: Air transportation (except where shown as included), extensions, passport, visa, immigration fees, scuba diving (where available), meals not indicated, baggage/accident/travel protection plan, items of a personal nature, such as alcoholic beverages, e-mail, laundry. Gratuities to ship’s crew at your discretion.

All fares are quoted in US Dollars.

Deckplan Overview
Sun Deck
Upper Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Double with Glassed In Terrace (05)
  • Double with Glassed In Terrace (04)
Bridge Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Double with Window (03)
  • Double with Window (02)
Main Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Double with Window (02)
  • Double with Window (01)
Barbara Bagnall
Barbara Bagnall | Travel Consultant
Direct Line: 858.592.7540
Information and pricing is subject to change without notice. While we do our very best to ensure that information and pricing appearing in this website is complete and accurate, we cannot be responsible for incomplete and inaccurate representations, which may or may not be under our control. In the event of a pricing error, misrepresentation or omission, we reserve the right to adjust the pricing or make any other corrections.

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