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Ecuador Mainland & Galapagos Combined

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Our Quito and Galapagos Island Cruises allow you to experience the magic of the Galapagos Islands aboard one of our favorite vessels, and spend 3 nights in Quito, the capital of Ecuador and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy a City Tour of Colonial Quito and put one foot in each hemisphere on the equator before flying to the Galapagos.

Most travelers choose to begin their Galapagos cruise tour in Quito, although it is possible to travel to the Galapagos out of Guayaquil. Quito’s colonial charm and towering Andes mountains are the perfect complement to any Galapagos Islands cruise.

The tour packages below include some of our favorite boats. If you prefer a different boat, we can combine stays in Quito with any of ourĀ Galapagos Cruises.

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Colonial Quito & Galapagos Legend Cruise

8 Days | From $3,690 per person
Cruise the Galapagos for 4 nights and 5 days aboard the Fist Class Galapagos Legend ship and explore highlights in Quito and surrounding areas.
  • Explore Quito's Colonial Quarter
  • Observe marine life from a glass bottom boat
  • Snorkel with sea lions and marine turtles
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Galapagos Holiday Adventure

December 23-29, 2019 Days | From $3,290
Discover the Galapagos on 4-day expedition aboard the first class Galapagos Legend ship. Explore Quito, canopy zip-line through cloud forests, and visit a chocolate plantation.
  • Zip-lining in cloud forest canopy
  • Swim with sea lions
  • Visit chocolate plantation
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Cloud Forests & Galapagos Family Adventure

11 Days | From $4,390 per person
Canopy zip-line through one of the world's most biodiverse ecosystems and cruise the Galapagos for 8 days aboard the family-friendly Eric, Letty, or Flamingo.
  • Zip-line in the Mindo Cloud Forest
  • See Blue-footed, Red-footed, & Nazca Boobies
  • Enjoy multiple snorkeling opportunities
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Quito & Galapagos Islands with Alia Catamaran

11 Days | From $5,390 per person
Cruise the Galapagos for 7 nights and 8 days aboard the Luxury Alia catamaran and explore highlights in Quito and surrounding areas.
  • Travel aboard a fully carbon-neutral catamaran
  • Explore isolated Punta Suarez
  • Snorkel among sea lions
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Galapagos & Amazon Wildlife Odyssey

10 Days | From $3,690 per person
Enjoy EcuadorĀ“s lush tropical rainforest, diverse wildlife, and seemingly fearless Galapagos animals. Discover why Ecuador is one of the most culturally, biologically diverse countries on the pl
  • Observe wildlife in the Amazon rainforest
  • Cruise around the Galapagos Islands
  • Swim with sea lions and turtles
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Quito & Galapagos Islands Tour with La Pinta

8 Days Days | From $6,890 per person
Cruise the Galapagos for 7 nights and 8 days aboard the luxurious La Pinta yacht and explore highlights in Quito and surrounding areas.
  • Visit the equator line
  • Visit Quito's Colonial Quarter
  • Enjoy luxurious & spacious ship cabins
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Our trip was fantastic and Micaela with Andean Discovery was great! Every detail was taken care of ahead of time. We just showed up and enjoyed the beauty of South America. I would use them again in a heartbeat.
marc abrams
marc abrams
23:33 23 Nov 18
Damon put together the perfect itinerary for our group of 7 - including grandparents. His knowledge of the region is superb, which is why he is able to create the ultimate trip for your family. From whitewater rafting in Peru to zip-lining in Ecuador, we truly had the trip of a lifetime! I wouldn't go with anyone else!
Carolyn Malloy
Carolyn Malloy
12:40 31 Jan 19
Thanks to Andean our vacation was a wonderful experience for our entire family of 15 (8 adults and 7 grand kids aged 16 to 9).. The planning for the trip to the Galapagos was well researched; the hotels, guides and itinerary were spot on. They answered our many questions before we departed and there NO disappointments during the vacation. It was the most memorable trip our family has taken.
Mary Ann Fuller
Mary Ann Fuller
18:00 22 Jan 19
Traveling to the Galapagos Islands and Machu Picchu was a dream vacation for my wife. After much research we booked our trip through Andean Discovery. We are so glad we did. Everything went smoothly and our personal guides in Ecuador and Peru were wonderful. I would highly recommend Andean Discovery to anyone thinking of taking a similar trip.
Arnold Miniman
Arnold Miniman
15:29 14 Dec 18
We traveled with our family of 3 people. Andean did a wonderful job helping us select an itinerary that was able to accommodate our various ages. We had no glitches in a fairly complicated itinerary and everything came off as planned. Our local guide in Quito Johanna was terrific. I can't recommend Sacha Lodge more highly. Our experience in Galapagos on the Coral 1 was magical. While the crew of the Coral 1 could have been more charming and smiled on occasion they were helpful, the food was very good and the rooms were kept clean. I have no reservations in recommending Andean Discovery for your South American Holiday
Victor Elinoff
Victor Elinoff
23:26 07 Jan 19
My family toured the Galapagos Islands and Machu Picchu in Peru with Andean Discovery guides and reservations. We had a fabulous adventure! I recommend highly that "superior lodging" be chosen as an option for the best possible room accommodations. The marvelous comfort of the fine hotels Andean booked for us made all the difference.
Kathryn Fulhorst
Kathryn Fulhorst
21:36 08 Jan 19