Cruise Excursion to the Galapagos Islands - 5 days/4 nights (or 4 days/3 nights) on the Nemo I – With return flights from Quito/Guayaquil

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  • The experience of a cruise in the Galapagos, one of the wildest spots on earth

  • A friendly adventure aboard the Nemo I (only 14 passengers)

  • Excursions by foot to discover the local flora and fauna

  • Daily diving and snorkeling sessions

  • The all-included package (return flight from Quito/Guayaquil, cruise, activities, meals etc.)

  • The guide, essential to discovering the Galapagos Islands

Essential info*

Duration 4 days, 5 days

Tour with Commentary

  • English
  • Spanish

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation


Take advantage of a catamaran cruise on the Nemo I to discover either the northern, southern, eastern or western islands of the Galapagos and meet all of its inhabitants!

Embark on a catamaran to begin your adventure discovering the Galapagos islands. You will have your own private cabin equipped with an individual bathroom, a window and direct access to the boat’ deck.

Every day, enjoy a snorkeling session with a mask and snorkel as well as a number of different excursions on different islands of the archipelago. When diving, you will be able to observe magnificent multicolored fish, sea lions, ray fish, sea turtles and even harmless sharks!

On solid ground, walk along small trails to discover the local flora and fauna and enjoy a lot of free time to lounge or discover the seashore. Observe a number of animals including iguanas, crabs and sea lions. You will also be able to identify a number of bird species (the flamingo, frigate bird, mockingbird, falcon, the red-footed booby, the Galapagos heron, albatross etc.)!

Different itineraries will be offered depending on your departure dates. For each circuit, the return flights from Quito / Guayaquil will also be included. Depending on the circuit selected, your cruise will take you on a discovery of the northern, southern, eastern or western islands of the Galapagos, meeting the various animals that live on each of these islands. 

This friendly cruise to the Galapagos will allow you to live a unique experience in one of the most beautiful spots on earth!



When booking, depending on the day that you selected for your departure, your circuit will be one of the following:

  • Circuit A – 4 day/3 night Cruise in the southern Islands, departing from Baltra, arriving in San Cristobal: the islands north of the Archipelago
  • Circuit B – 4 day/3 night Cruise departing from Baltra, arriving in Santa Cruz (transfer for Baltra): the islands east of the Archipelago
  • Circuit C – 5 day/4 night Cruise departing from Baltra, arriving in Daphne Major (transfer for Baltra): the islands west of the Archipelago
  • Circuit D – 5 day/4 night Cruise departing from Baltra, arriving in Santa Cruz (transfer for Baltra): the islands south of the Archipelago

Promotions will be proposed on different dates of the year. To find them, please consult the availability calendar and simulate a booking.

Good to know

  • Availability: Departures on Monday for Circuit A and D, on Friday for Circuit B and on Thursday for Circuit C
  • Duration: 5 days/4 nights or 4 days/3 nights depending on the circuit
  • Departure point: hotel pick-up from your hotel in Quito or Guayaquil (a driver will bring you directly to the airport)
  • The exact time of your pick-up will be given to you once your reservation is confirmed
  • Languages: English and Spanish
  • Information on the boat and life onboard:
    • The Nemo offers communal spaces in which you can meet fellow passengers
    • All cabins are equipped with air-conditioning, toilet and sink
    • Electrical outlets onboard the vessel are 110V American outlets. If your devices function with European plugs, please bring an adapter
    • The local currency is the American dollar
    • Activities will begin between 5am and 6:30am to take advantage of cool temperatures and coincide with animal activity
    • Children of all ages are accepted onboard and are under the responsibility of their parents for the duration of the cruise
    • Your guide is an expert on the Galapagos Islands. He will be a great asset in seeking out the maximum number of species to observe
    • The itineraries presented correspond to a standard trip. Please note that the program may be lightly modified depending on weather conditions (rare)
  • Information on airplane flights :
    • In order to avoid any problem, we recommend that you book your international flights 1 or 2 days before and after the cruise departure and end date
    • At the airport of departure, before checking-in your bags, you should make your way to theIngala desk (Instituto Nacional Galapagos) to get your name registered and to receive the transit control card (20 USD per person). Once you have arrived in the Galapagos, you will need to pay an entry tax to the National Park of the Galapagos. 100 USD per adult and 50 USD for children (0–11 years) Both of these purchases must be made in cash
    • For bag limitations, the airline conditions are as follows: 1 checked bag of 23 kg + one hand bag weighing a maximum of 8kg per person. Please note that space in the cabins aboard the catamaran is limited
    • Transfer from your hotel to the airport is included in your flight reservations to the Galapagos. This transfer is shared only with passengers of the same cruise. This service includes the services of a Spanish-speaking driver and an assistant that will welcome you at the airport and who will guide you to the boarding gate
Cancellation Terms & Conditions

Any modification or cancellation 121 days before the date of departure will be charged $100 US. In the case of a NO SHOW and after this cut-off point, cancellation or modification fees will be applied as follows: - Cancellations or modifications between 121 and 61 days before the selected date will be charged a fee of 20% - Cancellations or modifications under 60 days before the selected date will incur a 100% fee

Cancellation policy terms and conditions

Price includes

  • 5 day/4 night Cruise or 4 day/3 night Cruise on Nemo I
  • Return flight Quito/Guayaquil
  • Return transfer between the boat and the Baltra airport
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Daily excursions (walking tours, snorkeling (materials and equipment included))

Not included

  • Admission fees at the park and the transit control card
  • Tips
  • Excess of luggage weight and other additional costs at the airport
  • The rental of a diving suit (available on-demand for 20 or 25 USD depending on the option selected)
  • Transport to the Quito/Guayaquil airport
  • All other extras

Customer reviews

3 reviews
  • Andreas has a good sense of humour and made the trip fun. The crews friendliness also helped create a very positive atmosphere. Our only disappointement was not having an opportunity to use the kayaks. I would definitely recommend this cruise !
    Richard V.
    Jul 5, 2017
  • Recomiendo este crucero
    Francisco B.
    Jul 5, 2017
  • Thank you for the best 4 days !! I would recommend this yacht without a doubt !
    Rikke R.
    Jul 5, 2017