INTREPID explorers can retrace the footsteps of Charles Darwin on a luxury Galapagos cruise and for a limited time get an overnight tour of Ecuador thrown in too.
Travellers can now take advantage of Quasar Expeditions' complimentary three-day/two-night and two-day/one-night tours of mainland Ecuador when booking a Galapagos Islands cruise holiday on board MV Evolution.
Designed for 32 passengers, MV Evolution yacht was designed for guests to experience the islands through Darwin's eyes.
This special offer, valued about $600, applies to selected departures between September 21 and December 14. Airport transfers, entrance fees and most meals are included as well.
September to December is also the best time to cruise the Galapagos with fewer tourists and plenty of dolphins and whales to spot.
Featuring 16 cabins the Evolution offers eight day/seven-night itineraries departing from San Cristobal Island and Baltra Island.
The cruises provide a small group experience, expert guides, well-paced itineraries, intimate wildlife encounters and 100 per cent plastic-free adventures.
There are also special departures geared towards families, food, photography, birdwatching, geology, science and more.
Valid for new twin-share bookings, prices for the Galapagos cruise start from $US6200 per person twin share. See travel agents for bookings.
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