Overview & Highlights
A sumptuous cruise around Ecuador’s Galápagos on board the elegant yacht Grace, the most romantic luxury vessel sailing in the islands (a wedding gift to Prince Rainier and Princess Grace of Monaco, now welcoming guests).
- Tour to Otavalo with lunch
- 8 day cruise around the Galápagos Islands with guided land excursions
Celebrate a special occasion with a week’s luxury cruise around Ecuador’s Galápagos Islands, sailing on board the elegant Grace.
Travel to Quito, the highland capital of Ecuador, and after a couple of days exploring the city and its picturesque environs fly on to embark on an 8-day cruise around the Galápagos Islands, to see the greatest wildlife show on Earth. It was on a similar trip 200 years ago that Darwin returned from the archipelago to write the seminal book ‘The Origin of the Species’. Step into his shoes and explore the diversity of land and marine life which inhabit these enchanting islands.
You’ll sail on an elegant luxury yacht which could not be more romantic – Princess Grace and Prince Rainier of Monaco spent their honeymoon on board this very same sleek and glossy vessel. There’s abundant deck space and the yacht exudes sumptuous comfort and charm. In addition to landings on the islands you will have the opportunity to snorkel or swim with sea-lions. Travel by night and awaken next day with a new island to discover.
Arrive in Quito and transfer to hotel.
Guided tour of Otavalo and its market with lunch in an aristocratic colonial hacienda.
Fly to the Galápagos Islands, board the elegant MY Grace.
Land excursions from the cruise around the Galápagos Islands.
Fly to Guayaquil, connect with international flight home or extend your holiday.
What our clients say
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I travelled with a great group of people, a fantastic Tour Leader and amazing Driver. One of my best JLA experiences.JH, Woking
Tailor made holiday
Our specialists have been expertly crafting award-winning tailor-made holidays to Latin America for 40 years. We would be delighted to create a truly personalised trip which perfectly matches your wishes and requirements.
Hannah Waterhouse - Travel Consultant
Hannah had an early introduction to Latin America when her family moved to Ecuador and she returned to study in Buenos Aires for a year before backpacking across the continent.
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