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- Children’s discount (ages 8-17) - $400
Accommodations and meals as noted in the daily itinerary; airport transfers on first and last days of trip; inter-island transfers; equipment necessary for white water rafting and sea kayaking, bikes/helmets, snorkel/mask/fins, wetsuit; services of a skilled bi-lingual guide throughout; internal flights and Galapagos Transit Card noted in Additional Mandatory Fees.
International airfare to and from Quito, Ecuador; Galapagos National Park Fee; 3 dinners; insurance of any kind; cost of optional activities; excess baggage charges; airport taxes (if any); alcoholic beverages or soft drinks; optional gratuities to your guides; items of a personal nature.
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Special Payment, Cancellation, and Transfer Policy
A refundable deposit of $400 is required at time of booking to secure space. Full payment and the internal flight fees are required 90 days before your departure date.
If you decide to cancel your trip, the following fees apply and are due when we receive notice of your cancellation:
91+ days prior to departure = $0
61 to 90 days = $400
31 to 60 days prior to departure = 50% of the total trip cost is non-refundable, internal flights are non-refundable.
0 to 30 days prior to departure = 100% of the trip cost is non-refundable, internal flights are non-refundable.
If you instead transfer to another trip, the following fees are due at the time of the request:
61+ days prior to departure = $0
31 to 60 days = 50% of the total trip cost is non-transferable, internal flights are non-refundable.
0 to 30 days prior to departure = 100% of the trip cost is non-transferable, internal flights are non-refundable.
To protect your investment, we recommend that you purchase travel insurance.
Families will be roomed together unless any family members request single accommodations, in which case they will be asked to pay a single supplement fee.
- Single supplement 2019 - $1,499
Galapagos National Park Fee
The National Park Fee is payable on arrival; it helps fund organizations that manage and preserve the islands. National park fees are subject to change.
During periods of peak demand, a holiday surcharge will be applied to the trip cost.
Quito is at 9,200 feet above sea level and maintains a spring-like climate year round. The temperature ranges from 55° at night to 70° at midday, with the average temperature being in the mid-60s. The average temperature in the Amazon Basin is in the low 80s with daily highs reaching the low 90s and nightly lows in the upper 60s. An occasional cold front during the "dry" season (May-October) can occur, bringing daytime temperature down into the upper 60s. You are in the tropics and in a jungle rainforest – showers are always a possibility. The Galapagos have two seasons. The warm and rainy season lasts from January to June, and the average air temperature ranges from the low 80s to the low 90s with the average water temperature around 75°. There are many warm, often hot, sunny periods interspersed by rain showers. From July to December, the cooler and dryer months, the average air temperature is in the 70s with an average water temperature hovering between 64-68°. There may be occasional mist and overcast skies due to the garúa (fog) that sometimes pervades the islands at this time of year. A sweater or jacket is often needed at night. Note that at any time of year, the highlands on the islands are often enveloped in mist and fog keeping them much greener than areas near their shores.
This trip requires that one or more internal flights be booked separately by REI. Our travel specialists will collect payment and make reservations for all confirmed group members for these required internal flights. Because airfare prices can change without notice, all flight prices are subject to change.
In order to purchase airline tickets from Quito to the Islands on your behalf, we must have all family members' valid passport numbers as soon as possible after your initial trip sign-up and no later than 45 days prior to departure. Any delays in submitting your passport information may result in our inability to procure airline tickets for you on the trip dates. Standard trip cancellation penalties apply if your passport information is submitted after the deadline and airline tickets cannot be purchased.
This trip is subject to the booking information set forth in the current REI Adventures Reservation Information. Please read this information carefully and call us if you have any questions. Additional trip information will be provided upon sign up. We highly recommend the purchase of travel insurance through REI Adventures. If coverage is purchased at the time of your initial reservation, the 'Pre-existing Conditions Exclusion' is waived (certain exclusions apply).
We look forward to having you join us for the trip of a lifetime! Why wait? Space is limited, reserve your adventure today.