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Classic Galapagos Photo Adventure

Simply the Best Galapagos Photography Tour Available, for Intimate, Unhurried Encounters with Wildlife

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Departure Return Notes
04/11/2014 04/11/2014 04/21/2014 Led by Cassiano (Zapa) Zaparoli
04/10/2015 04/10/2015 04/20/2015
11/20/2015 11/20/2015 11/30/2015  
Photo tour leaders subject to change. Click here for non-photo tour departures.

2014 Photo Tour Fees
Iguana (Category 1): $5,995
Booby (Category 2): $6,295
Dolphin (Category 3): $6,595

Single Supplement
If available, 1.25 times regular rate on a first come, first served basis on our scheduled trips only. If requested, we can also match you with a roommate during your stay on the boat. If one is not available, you will not be charged the single supplement for the boat portion of the trip, but you will be required to pay the $350 supplement for the land portion of the program.

2014 Internal Flights
(subject to change)
Adults: $540 
Children 11 & under: $340

2014 Galapagos Park Entrance Fee & Transit Card
Adults: $110
Children 11 & under: $60

Deposit: $500 (non-refundable)


2015 Photo Tour Fees

Iguana (Category 1): $6,295
Booby (Category 2): $6,595
Dolphin (Category 3): $6,895 
 
Single Supplement
If available, 1.25 times regular rate on a first come, first served basis on our scheduled trips only. If requested, we can also match you with a roommate during your stay on the boat. If one is not available, you will not be charged the single supplement for the boat portion of the trip, but you will be required to pay the supplement for the land portion of the program ($350 for 2014, TBD for 2015).

2015 Internal Flights (subject to change)
Adults: $550
Children 11 & under: $350

2015 Galapagos Park Entrance Fee & Transit Card
Adults: $110
Children 11 & under: $60

Deposit: $500 (non-refundable)


Fine Print:
Children 14 and under will receive a $500 discount off all departures upon receipt of a valid passport copy. Children must be at least 7 years old to participate in this trip. Triple cabins on the Letty receive a $75 per person discount. In order to accommodate roommate matches for single guests interested in sharing a room, we may upgrade cabins at no charge to our guests. In some cases a minimum number of travelers may be required to maintain exclusivity of our scheduled departures. Other options and vessels are available for independent departures. Please call our Adventure Specialists at 1-800-543-8917. Prices are per person based on double occupancy and are given in US Dollars. Future dates and fees may change slightly.
Location of Adventure
Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Group Size Limit
Approximately 20 Travelers
Small group sizes are the best way to experience nature, and this is especially true for our photographic adventures. With only 20 travelers, you’re assured of plenty of space and personalized attention when you need it. As a small group, we maintain the flexibility to adapt to changing conditions in a way that maximizes the photo opportunities – we'll depart early in the morning to chase the best light, remain at a site of specific photographic interest to fully explore the potential, or move to a new destination when desired. Our expert naturalist and accomplished photographer is always available to answer your questions, provide tips and techniques, and to help you better understand and photograph this amazing region of the world.
Our Specialized 4x4 Land Rovers and Land Cruisers
 
Our Private Leaders
 
Included
Accommodations, meals from breakfast on Day 2 to breakfast on Day 11 (except lunch on Day 10), optional overnight at NHA's Wild Tortoise Camp, drinking water, services of NHA’s professional Expedition Leaders, local guides and boat crew, some gratuities, airport transfers, use of wetsuits and snorkel gear on all scheduled departures, permit fees.
Not Included
Travel to and from Quito, R/T air Quito to Galapagos (to be added to your invoice), most gratuities, alcohol, lunch on Day 10, Galapagos tax and transit card (approx. $110 for adults, $60 for children under 12, collected in advance), items of a personal nature (phone calls, laundry, etc.), travel insurance, optional activities.
Physical Requirements
Easy/Moderate/Flexible
The activities on this trip consist of island walks, swimming and snorkeling. Trails can be rough and uneven, and walking over slippery rocks is sometimes necessary when coming ashore. Passengers must be able to walk one mile to participate in this trip, and be able to get in and out of our motorized pangas, which can be very unsteady in rough water. A few wet landings, where we disembark from the panga directly into the water and walk up onto the beach, are included. Snorkeling can be a big component of this trip with nearly daily excursions offered (no experience required). Travelers are not required to participate in every activity.
Important Information About This Trip
Perhaps nowhere else on earth is a more appropriate destination for Natural Habitat travelers than the Galapagos Islands. With rare and friendly wildlife found at every turn, our Expedition Leaders are able to unveil the beauty and intricacies of nature in a warm and intimate manner. The key to the success of our Galapagos adventures is the small group size. On The M/V Letty we accommodate just 20 guests and two Expedition Leaders. We break down into even smaller groups when on land. The splitting of the group also serves to allow our guests to move at their chosen pace, although it is important that guests be able to walk on some uneven terrain up to a mile or two, as well as disembark the panga in sometimes rough conditions. In addition to land excursions, we will have the opportunity to snorkel almost every day while in the islands. Another very important and exciting element of this trip is that we are afforded a unique opportunity (optional, but included) to stay in the highlands of Santa Cruz at our firstclass camp, a private property with walk-in safari tents and classic outfitted tree houses overlooking the Pacific. On this private land the islands’ famed tortoises roam freely and give us a unique look at the islands in days gone by.

Please note: The itinerary provided is meant as a guideline, and is subject to change without notice. On rare occasions, it may be necessary to deviate from our regular itinerary for reasons beyond our control. In these instances we will provide the best available alternative.
Getting There & Getting Home
Arrival: We recommend arriving to Quito before 8:00pm on Day 1 of your itinerary.
Departure: You are free to depart from Quito anytime on Day 11 of your itinerary.

We can best serve you if our Natural Habitat Adventures Travel Desk makes your reservations, as we are intimately familiar with the special requirements of this program and can arrange the most efficient travel. Please call us at 1-800-543-8917. Note that while we offer you the best possible rates available to us on airfare and additional nights' accommodations, you may find special web rates or better fares online.

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