Galapagos & Ecuador's High Andes Diving and Eco Expedition 2017

Sample Flight Itinerary:

Los Angeles (LAX), California, United States of America

Sat, Feb 18, 09:08 PM

Panama (PTY), Panama

Sun, Feb 19, 06:37 AM


Copa Airlines

Flight duration 6h:29m

Panama (PTY), Panama

Sun, Feb 19, 09:06 AM

Guayaquil (GYE), Ecuador

Sun, Feb 19, 11:21 AM


Copa Airlines

Flight duration 2h:15m

Quito (UIO), Ecuador

Mon, Mar 06, 03:17 PM

Panama (PTY), Panama

Mon, Mar 06, 05:02 PM


Copa Airlines

Flight duration 1h:45m

Panama (PTY), Panama

Mon, Mar 06, 06:16 PM

Los Angeles (LAX), California, United States of America

Mon, Mar 06, 10:29 PM


Copa Airlines

Flight duration 7h:13m



Feb. 18 (Sat): Depart from Los Angeles in the evening to Guayaquil, Ecuador through Panama City.

Feb. 19 (Sun): Arrive in Guayaquil at noon, check into hotel, and free program for the rest of the day.

Feb. 20 (Mon): Depart from Guayaquil at 11:50am in the morning, arrive in San Cristobal, Galapagos at 12:40pm. Board the Master Galapagos, lunch served, briefing, followed by an afternoon check out dive.

Feb. 21 (Tue):  2 dives in the morning at Punta Carrion and Baltra North East followed by afternoon land tour on North Seymour Island.  Set sail cross the equator during the evening.

Feb 22~23 (Wed &Thur):  8 dives at Darwin island.

Feb 24 (Fri): 4 dives at Wolf Island then cruise South during the evening.

Feb 25 (Sat):  4 dives at Punta Vincente Rock.

Feb 26 (Sun): 1 dive at Cousin Rock, and 1 dive at Los Gemelos. Afternoon land visit to see giant land tortoises on Santa Cruz Island.

Feb 27 (Mon):  Visit the Interpretation Center on San Cristóbal Island in the morning. Disembark and transfer to the airport. Depart Galapagos at 1:20pm, arrive Guayaquil at 4:10pm. Continue to Ecuador's High Andes Expedition.


Ecuador's High Andes ITINERARY

Feb. 27 (Mon): Arrive Guayaquil in the afternoon, transfer to Hotel Wyndham, Las Penas walking tour and dinner

Feb. 28 (Tue): Visit the Cocoa farm at Hacienda Canas in the morning, visit El Cajas National park, then to Cuenca to check into hotel Victoria. 

Mar. 1 (Wed):  Half day at Cuena, lunch at Villa Rosa Restaurant. Drive to Alausi for overnight stay at Hosteria La Quinta.

Mar. 2 (Thur): Embark on an amazing train ride to Nariz del Diablo followed by lunch in Alausi. Depart to Cotopaxi national park, overnight stay at Hotel Cuello de Luna.

Mar. 3 (Fri):  Enjoy the beautiful Cotopaxi volcano in the morning, lunch at Cafe de la Vaca. Afternoon drive to Otavalo in the north. Check in Casa Sol Peguche, stay for two nights

Mar. 4 (Sat): Visit the huge Otavalo Indian market, lunch at Pinsaqui, tour the area, and then back to hotel

Mar. 5 (Sun): Drive to Hacienda Zuleta (probably the most magnificent estate in the whole Ecuador). Enjoy the scenery with optional horse-back riding.

Mar. 6 (Mon): Farewell to Zuleta around noon, then transfer to Quito airport.  Fly back to Los Angeles through Panama and arrive Lax at 10:29pm....home sweet home!


Galapagos Expedition Includes:

-One night in 5 stars hotel accommodation and round trip airport transfers at Guayaquil on Feb 19.

-8 days, 7 nights aboard the brand new 110' Luxury yacht Galapagos Master.

-Three meals per day, snacks, and non-alcoholic drinks during the expedition.

-18~20 dives in the world's most shark infested waters.

-Tanks and weights.

-Two land excursions. 

-Interpretation center visit on San Cristobal Island.

-Escort by Ocean Safari professional dive leader/photographer with unparalleled service.



-International and domestic air tickets.

-Onboard telecommunications and Satellite internet.

-Onboard alcoholic beverages.

-Nitrox ($100).

-Galapagos national park tax, Ingala transfer card and Hyperbaric chamber fee ($155).

-Travel and dive insurance.

-Crew Gratuities.


Ecuador's High Andes Eco expedition Includes:

-All transfers.

-All 1st class accommodations.

-All time accompany by professional guide.

-All meals except dinner on Feb 27.

-All activities in itinerary.



-Travel insurance.

-Guide and driver Gratuities.



Galapagos Upper cabin cost: $5148 (8 spots)

Galapagos Lower cabin cost: $5048 (8 spots)

Ecuador's High Andes Eco expedition: $1688 (16~20 spots), plus $200 if 10~15 pax, plus $300 if 8~9 pax, single supplement plus $348. This cost is based on 2016 rates, it may or may not increase (max 5%) when 2017 rates are published.






1st Deposit

 1000, without Eco tour

 1500, with Eco tour

Upon Reservation

2nd Deposit


  July 15, 2016

Final payment

 balance remaining

  Nov. 15, 2016

* For credit card payment please add 3%         


Cancellation Policy:

(Trip insurance is available through Ocean Safari, please ask)

Before July. 15 2016, 1st deposit forfeited, no refund on first deposit.

After July 15 2016, 1st and 2nd deposit forfeited (unless replacement can be found then 1st deposit forfeited).

After Nov. 15 2016, no refund (unless replacement can be found then 1st deposit forfeited).