Explore Ecuador’s capital and breathtaking Andean landscapes before heading to the Galapagos Islands to see this far-flung archipelago’s unique flora and fauna.

• Quito
• The Andes
• Quito
• San Cristobal & Roca León Dormido
• Bartolomé Island & Playa Espumilla, Santiago Island
• Punta Vicente, Isabela Island & Punta Espinoza, Fernandina Island
• Caleta Tagus & Bahia Elizabeth, Isabela Island
• Post Office Bay, Islote Campeon & Punta Cormorant, Floreana Island
• Cerro Dragon & Las Bachas, Santa Cruz
• Los Gemelos, Estación Darwin & Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
• Baltra
• Guayaquil

14nights STAY & CRUISE
 
HIGHLIGHTS

On land

Days 1-2 UK to Quito Depart the UK on your flight to Ecuador’s capital. Stay 2 nights at Casa Gangotena.

Day 3 Quito to the Andes Head north from Quito, into the Andean Highlands. Stop in Otavalo to browse the famous market and in the village of Peguche on the way. Stay 2 nights at Hacienda Zuleta.

Day 4 The Andes Explore the hacienda and its surroundings, meet vaqueros (Ecuador’s cowboys) and wander through Paramo Garden.

Day 5 The Andes to Quito Return to Quito for a further night. Stay at Casa Cangotena.

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Day 6    Quito to San Cristobal & Roca León Dormido

Day 7    Bartolomé Island & Playa Espumilla, Santiago Island

Day 8    Punta Vicente, Isabela Island & Punta Espinoza, Fernandina Island

Day 9    Caleta Tagus & Bahia Elizabeth, Isabela Island

Day 10    Post Office Bay, Islote Campeon & Punta Cormorant, Floreana Island

Day 11    Cerro Dragon & Las Bachas, Santa Cruz

Day 12    Los Gemelos, Estación Darwin & Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz

On land

Day 13 Baltra to Guayaquil Fly to the city of Guayaquil on the mainland. Stay at Hilton Guayaquil.

Day 14 Guayaquil

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.

CRUISE INFORMATION

Is this for you?

Silversea
With Silversea you can expect boutique-style luxury ships, all-inclusive itineraries to over 900 destinations on all seven continents and the highest standards of service with butler service in every suite. For those with luxe-adventure in mind, Silversea Expeditions offer the indulgences you would expect from Silversea in some of the most remote destinations on Earth. Gourmet meals in all dining venues, selected wines, premium spirits, speciality coffees, soft drinks and bottled water, personalised in-suite minibar, butler service and gratuities are all included.

Silver Origin

Set to launch in summer 2020, Silver Origin will become one of the most luxurious ships to sail around the Galapagos. The cruise line’s elegant Italian influence has inspired the interior design and from the outside she’ll look like a sleek and sophisticated luxury private yacht. Each day you’ll head out on excursions on one of the ship’s eight Zodiacs, meeting your fellow guests and guide in the state-of-the-art Basecamp. The part-indoor, part-open-air Explorer Lounge will be the social hub of the ship and the unique fire pit will be the place to share stories at the end of the day. There will be two dining venues onboard – The Grill and The Restaurant – where you can dine on both local and international dishes.

Our suggested suite: In the Classic Veranda Suite, you’ll have your own balcony where you can soak up the views of the islands’ unique landscapes.

DATES AND INCLUSIONS

Cruise dates

This stay and cruise holiday departs 05 Oct 2020; the same itinerary is available on alternative dates, call for details.

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Experience the finest things in life in the Ecuadorian cloud forest with a pre-cruise stay at Mashpi Lodge. Trek through the forest and spy hundreds of bird species.

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