Call 1-800-622-2236 to reserve this trip on the phone
Monday-Friday, 7 AM to 5 PM Pacific Time
Accommodations and meals as noted in the daily itinerary; airport transfers on first and last days of trip; inter-island transfers; sea kayaks and necessary paddling gear, 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.
Transportation to/from Quito, Ecuador; Galapagos National Park entrance fee (payable in cash upon arrival); 1 dinner; insurance of any kind; optional activities; excess baggage charges; airport taxes; alcoholic beverages or soft drinks; optional guide gratuities; 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.
There is no single supplement fee for those willing to share accommodations with a same-gender roommate. If you are willing to share but we are unable to pair you with a same-gender roommate, you will not be charged the single supplement fee. If you do not wish to share and request single accommodations, you will be required to pay the single supplement fee. Please be advised that there are a limited number of single accommodations available. For more details about traveling solo, see our Solo Travelers page.
- Single supplement 2019 - $1,499
Galapagos National Park Fee
The National Park Fee helps fund organizations that manage and preserve the islands.
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. In the Highlands, the average temperatures range in the mid-50s to upper 60s/low 70s year round. Be prepared for some rain at any time of year. In cloudy and/or rainy conditions temperatures may feel cooler. 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.
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).
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