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Explore the wildlife and ecosystems of the Galapagos by yacht

Explore the wildlife and fragile ecosystem of the Galápagos archipelago on a new tour created by INCA-International Nature & Cultural Adventures. The Galápagos Safari includes three days on Santa Cruz Island and eight days sailing the islands on a 141-foot yacht.

An additional two nights are spent in Quito, Ecuador, a UNESCO World Heritage site. While on Santa Cruz, travelers can visit the Charles Darwin Research Station, explore a giant tortoise reserve, take guided walks in the highlands and visit a coffee plantation.

Dates: Forty-two departures from Feb. 17 to Dec. 28.

Price: From $6,995 per person, double occupancy; single supplement $2,495. Includes yacht and hotel accommodations; all meals, guides, activities, tours and round-trip airport transfers. Not included are airfare, airport taxes and fees; $100 Galápagos National Park fee and tips.

Info: INCA, (510) 420-1550


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