Un-Cruise Adventures gears up for its first foray into
Ecuador’s Galápagos Islands and the historic city of , both UNESCO World Heritage Sites, with eight departures planned in 2016. Travelers interested in a longer adventure in South America can add a four-night Amazon basin rainforest cruise and a six-night excursion to Quito Peru and . Machu Picchu
The seven-night island cruise aboard the 48-guest La Pinta (above) sails from San Cristóbal Island and visits Española, Genovesa, Santa Cruz, Bartolomé, Santiago and Chinese Hat Islet.
Departure dates in 2016 include 17 February, 16 and 30 March, 25 May, 6 July, 3 August, 14 September and 9 November. Price includes two nights deluxe hotel accommodations; two commercial flights between Quito and Galápagos; port fees/taxes; entry fees to national parks/preserves; exclusive transfers; tours and adventure activities; breakfast, lunch and private dinner in Quito; and all meals plus premium spirits, wine, and beer on board La Pinta. For 2016, rates begin at $8,995 (£5,628) per person, double occupancy for the inclusive land tour and island cruise adventure.
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