VIP Cruise to the Galapagos Islands - 6 days/5 nights (or 5 days/4 nights) on the yacht Odyssey – With return flights from Quito/Guayaquil

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

  • The comfort and privacy onboard the yacht Odyssey (only 16 passengers)

  • Excursions by foot (or by kayak) to discover the local flora and fauna

  • Daily diving and snorkeling sessions with flippers and snorkel

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

  • The guide, essential to discover the Galapagos Islands

Essential info*

  • Digital voucher accepted

Duration 5 days, 6 days

Tour with Commentary

  • English
  • Spanish

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation


Discover the fauna and flora of the Galapagos Islands during a VIP cruise on the yacht Odyssey!

Embark on a superb yacht to begin your adventure discovering the Galapagos islands. You will have your own private cabin of roughly 20m2 (for 2), equipped with an individual bathroom and a large window.

Every day, enjoy a snorkeling session with a mask and tuba 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! A kayak excursion is also on the program.

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. See a number of animals including iguanas, crabs and sea lions. You will also be able to identify a number of bird species (flamingoes, frigate bird, mockingbird, falcons, the red-footed booby, Galapagos herons, 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.

This VIP cruise to the Galapagos will allow you to live a unique experience in this incredibly preserved site, one of the wildest areas left on earth!


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

  • Circuit A – Cruise of 6 days and 5 nights departing from San Cristobal, arriving in Baltra
  • Circuit B – Cruise of 5 days and 4 nights departing from Baltra, arriving in Baltra
  • Circuit C – Cruise of 6 days and 5 nights departing from Baltra, arriving in San Cristobal 

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 Tuesday for Circuit A, on Sunday for Circuit B and Thursday for Circuit C
  • Duration: 6 days/5 nights or 5 days/4 nights depending on the circuits
  • Departure point: hotel pick-up from your hotel in Quito or Guayaquil (a driver will bring you directly to the airport)
  • Departure / arrival time: departure from your hotel takes place early in the morning, on the date selected when booking. The exact time of your pick-up will be given to you once your reservation is confirmed. The return takes place in the middle or end of the afternoon 5 or 6 days later
  • Languages: English and Spanish
  • Information on the boat and life onboard:
    • The yacht Odyssey offers communal spaces in which you can organize meetings and meet fellow passengers. The boat is also equipped with a Jacuzzi
    • All cabins are equipped with air-conditioning, a small desk, sofa, mini bar and shelf as well as a spacious shower bathroom 
    • 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
    • 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

General terms and conditions of sale

Price includes

  • 6 day/5 night Cruise or 5 day/4 night Cruise on the yacht Odyssey
  • Return flight Quito/Guayaquil
  • Return transfer between the boat and the San Cristobal / Baltra airport
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • The different activities (snorkeling, excursions, kayaking etc. (material and equipment provided))

Not included

  • Admission fees at the park and the transit control card
  • Tips
  • Excess of luggage weight and other additional costs at the airport
  • Transport to the Quito/Guayaquil airport
  • All other extras

Customer reviews

6 reviews
  • Andersen B.
    Jul 6, 2017
  • We LOVED this trip ! Thank you all for making it so awesome !
    Nelson P.
    Jul 6, 2017
  • Vanessa J.
    Jul 6, 2017

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