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Galapagos Islands Discovery

From £5,799pp

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Drinks & gratuities included*

Pre- & post cruise hotel stays included*

Included activities on board & ashore*

Exclusive launch savings of up to £2,200*


Cruise Overview

  • Duration 17 nights
  • Departs 09 Oct 2021
  • Sails from Lima, Peru - Embark the ship
  • Ship MS Roald Amundsen
  • Flights and transfersYes
  • Cruise code ‍1634097‍

Your Itinerary

Fly overnight from London to Quito, Ecuador Sat 09 Oct 2021

Two night hotel stay in Quito, Ecuador Sun 10 Oct 2021

Upon arrival, transfer to a hotel for your two night stay, including breakfast

Quito, Ecuador Mon 11 Oct 2021

Visit the Inti Ñan Museum which is located close to the Equator. Ascend the Teleférico – one of Quito’s most popular attractions offering spectacular and easily accessible views of the city and taking you to an altitude of 4,050m (13,300ft). Enjoy incredible views of Quito, the surrounding valleys and snow-covered volcanoes. Return to the city to enjoy lunch in Quito´s charming Colonial Quarter. Later, dinner will be served at your hotel

Fly from Quito to Baltra, Galápagos Islands Tue 12 Oct 2021

After breakfast, transfer to Quito airport for your flight to Baltra in the Galápagos Islands, followed by a short ferry crossing to Santa Cruz Island

Santa Cruz Island, Galápagos Tue 12 Oct 2021

Upon arrival, travel through a rural agricultural area surrounded by wild landscapes and many different species of flora and fauna. You may spot the finches famous for being the basis of Darwin’s Theory of Evolution. See the famous Galápagos land tortoises in their natural environment and learn how private ranches help protect these special creatures and their habitat. Lunch will be served in the highlands. Afterwards, transfer to your hotel in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island for your three night stay. Later, visit the nearby Charles Darwin Research Station, which hosts educational museums on both the history and the development of the Galápagos Islands. The afternoon is available to explore at your leisure

Santa Cruz Island – Galápagos Islands Wed 13 Oct 2021

Enjoy two full days to tour one of the nearby uninhabited islands by boat. One of the following four islands will be visited per day: Bartolomé Island which is famous for Pinnacle Rock and Galápagos penguins or Santa Fe Island, known for having the islands’ most beautiful coves; or North Seymour Island, considered a microcosm of the entire archipelago or Floreana Island for a tour around the island to see tortoises and sea lions, and with some luck marine iguanas; or Isabela Island to visit a Tortoise Breading station and a walk to see four species of mangroves and lagoons with flamingos and migratory birds

Fly from Baltra to Lima, Peru Fri 15 Oct 2021

After breakfast transfer to Baltra airport for your flight to Lima

On the way you will stop at “The Twins” or “Los Gemelos” – two impressive volcanic depressions in the highlands of Santa Cruz Island

Lima, Peru Fri 15 Oct 2021

Upon arrival in Lima, Peru, you will transfer to a hotel for your overnight night stay including dinner

Lima, Peru - Embark the ship Sat 16 Oct 2021

After breakfast, embark on a half day Lima Highlights tour including highlights such as Casa Aliaga, a nearly 500 year old mansion built for one of Pizarro’s lieutenants, and Santo Domingo Convent, the best-preserved religious building in all of Lima.

Then, transfer to the port in Callao and embark MS Roald Amundsen

Paracas

Paracas, Peru Sun 17 Oct 2021

Paracas

From Paracas, we explore the nearby uninhabited Ballestas Islands. The shores here have a range of wildlife, including sea lions, turtles, dolphins, pelicans, Peruvian boobies and Humboldt penguins

MS Roald Amundsen, Hurtigruten

At sea Mon 18 Oct 2021

MS Roald Amundsen, Hurtigruten
Matarani, Peru

Matarani, Peru Tue 19 Oct 2021

Matarani, Peru

Matarani is a gateway to Arequipa, an exceptionally beautiful city with hectares of immaculate parks and gardens, and views of the dormant, snow capped El Misti volcano

Arica

Arica, Chile Wed 20 Oct 2021

Arica

Arica enjoys a constant desert climate and is one of the driest cities in the world. Walk along beaches, visit San Marcos Cathedral, or hike El Morro cliff for views over the port city

MS Roald Amundsen, Hurtigruten

At sea Thu 21 Oct 2021

MS Roald Amundsen, Hurtigruten
Santiago de Chile, Chile

One night hotel stay in Santiago, Chile Sat 23 Oct 2021

Santiago de Chile, Chile

Disembark in Valparaíso and transfer to a hotel in Santiago for your two night stay

Santiago

Santiago, Chile Sun 24 Oct 2021

Santiago

Enjoy a half day city tour, INCLUDED for all bookings

Transfer to the airport for your overnight flight to London Mon 25 Oct 2021

Arrive in London Tue 26 Oct 2021

What's included *

  • EXCLUSIVE LAUNCH Savings of up to £2,200
  • TWO NIGHT pre-cruise hotel stay in Quito, Ecuador, including breakfast and dinner on day two
  • THREE NIGHT stay on Santa Cruz Island, Galápagos, including full board dining
  • Tours of the Galápagos Islands
  • OVERNIGHT pre-cruise hotel stay in Lima, Peru, including breakfast & dinner
  • Seven night full board expedition voyage on board MS Roald Amundsen including:
  • - Breakfast, lunch and dinner including beverages (beer and wine, sodas and mineral water) in restaurants Aune and Fredheim
  • - Citizen Science programme allows guests to assist with live scientific research
  • - Professional on board photographer gives top tips and tricks for the best landscape and wildlife photos
  • - Professional English-speaking expedition team that give lectures as well as accompanying landings and activities
  • - A range of INCLUDED shore excursions are available at a supplement
  • - FREE Wi-Fi and gratuities
  • - FREE tea and coffee
  • TWO NIGHT post-cruise hotel stay in Santiago, Chile
  • Return flights (regional and premium class flights may be available on request) and overseas transfers
  • Locally sourced cuisine in a stylish restaurant
  • A truly unique experience in a wonderfully carefree and relaxed environment
  • All overseas transfers to and from your Hurtigruten ship
  • Here at Reader Offers we are aiming to raise £100,000 to show our appreciation to the amazing NHS who are working tirelessly to save lives. For every booking made with us we will donate £25 to the NHS Charities National campaign that acknowledges and supports NHS Staff, volunteers and patients
  • Plus, book an Ocean View or above by 8.30pm 31st May 2020 and receive a FREE Duo of British Wine Gift Box

The 2021 Ultimate Galapagos Islands Discovery

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Cabins & Prices

* Prices shown are per person, based on two adults sharing a twin cabin and include all cruise offer discounts and savings.

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Arctic Superior

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Large accessible cabins without balcony, middle decks, flexible sleeping arrangements, TV, amenity kit, kettle, tea and coffee

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Polar Outside

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Cabins on middle decks, double bed, TV

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Arctic Superior

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Accessible cabin with balcony, high deck, broad balcony, double bed, TV, amenity kit, kettle, tea and coffee

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Expedition Large Suite

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Large corner suite with private balcony, flexible sleeping arrangements, sofabed, TV, mini-bar, amenity kit, bathrobe, kettle espresso maker, adapted for guests with wheelchair ]

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Expedition XL Suite

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Extra large corner suite with private balcony, most spacious cabins w/flexible sleeping arrangements, large windows, sofa bed, TV, mini-bar, amenity kit, bathrobe kettle, tea and coffee, espresso maker

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Expedition Suite

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Corner cabin with large windows, flexible sleeping arrangements, TV, mini-bar, amenity kit, bathrobe, kettle, tea and coffee, espresso maker, without balcony

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Expedition Suite

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Suites with private balcony, different sizes, top-high decks, flexible sleeping arrangements, some with sofabed, TV, mini-bar, amenity kit, kettle, tea and coffee, bathrobe, espresso maker

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Expedition Corner Suite

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Aft corner suite with private balcony and jacuzzi, various sizes, large windows, flexible sleeping arrangements, some w/sofa, TV, mini-bar, amenity kit, bathrobe, kettle, tea and coffee, espresso maker

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The Ship - MS Roald Amundsen

MS Roald Amundsen is the first hybrid ship to join the Hurtigruten fleet. With new and environmentally sustainable hybrid technology, she reduces fuel consumption and cuts CO2 emissions by sailing with electrical propulsion. Electrical propulsion is a great benefit to the environment and also enhances the impact of experiencing nature meaning you can travel to the most spectacular destinations in the most sustainable way.

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Experience the Difference

Hurtigruten and Reader Offers Limited Package Holiday booking conditions apply. Prices are per person based on two adults sharing, except single cabins, may increase or be withdrawn at any time. Offer applies to new bookings only. Ports may require a tender. Savings is based on two adults sharing. Regional and premium class flights will incur supplementary costs and may require an additional overnight stay. Please note this voyage may not be suitable for guests with mobility restrictions. Weather, wind and sea conditions have a great influence on the programme and schedule. Safety is always the first priority and the ship’s Captain will decide the final sailing schedule. Therefore, itinerary is subject to change. Drink inclusions are subject to the cruise line’s T&Cs. Drinks are only included with lunch and dinner. WIFI is subject to the cruise line’s T&Cs and cannot be guaranteed. If the named hotel is unavailable a suitable alternative will be provided. Star ratings are ROL Cruise classified. Flights may be indirect. Wildlife sightings are not guaranteed. Cruise Miles T&Cs apply. E&OE

Dou of Wine is for bookings in Ocean View or above, based on one per booking and is for UK mainland  addresses only. Offer ends 8.30pm Sunday 31st May 2020. 

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