2024 Natural History Workshop Dates

We have one departure remaining in 2024

DATE:  18-30 December (11 days on board, 2 days in Quito)

PRICE: $7,862 / person (shared) 

  • 2 nights in Quito, including 2 nights in a very comfortable and unique Mama Cuchara Arts Hotel;
  • 7 nights / 8 days on the Monserrat - meals, excursions, wetsuits / snorkel equipment, kayaks, paddle boards, naturalist guide;
  • Quito World Heritage city day tour with cable car to upper slopes of Pichincha volcano (weather permitting);
  • Transit control card;
  • Airport transfers with dedicated airport check-in assistance (domestic flights);
  • Domestic flights, cruise and more included;
  • Emergency medical evacuation insurance (US$200,000);
  • Carbon offsets - making your trip carbon neutral - Click here for more details. 

"SPEND NEW YEAR'S EVE IN GALAPAGOS" OPTION:   US$8,315 /person, 14 nights / 15 days (double accommodation)

Enjoy New Year's Eve in Galapagos and witness / participate in the unique and very colourful way they celebrate it in Ecuador.  Also, enjoy some down time after an active trip - wander about town, go to the local beach, do a bit of shopping, taste the local craft beer, coffee shops and more. Same as breeze, but add on:

  • 2 extra nights in Galapagos post-cruise in the lovely Ikala boutique hotel with pool;
  • Visit an organic coffee farm in the highlands;
  • Lunch at a tasty local restaurant;
  • Services of a naturalist guide to help plan any excursions or accompany you;
  • A guided visit to the Charles Darwin Research Station;
  • A farewell dinner on your last night in Galapagos;
  • Accompanied transfer to the hotel for your flight back to the continent, includes check-in assistance.

FUEL SURCHARGE:  Unless imposed at a later date by the ship owner, there is currently no fuel surcharge added to the 2025 trip price.


Tour CodeStart DateEnd DateItinerarySpaces Remaining

2025 Natural History Workshop Dates

We will open up our 2025 trips for bookings very shortly.

Our 2025 cruise dates are: 

  • 26 May - 5 June
  • 23 June - 3 July 
  • 24 July - 4 August

All have you on board for 11 days. 

DO YOU WANT TO BE PENCILED IN?
If you want to be pencilled in for one of these departure, let us know by completing this form.




PRICING FOR 2025


OPTION 1 (JUST THE CRUISE):  US$
7,150 / person  10 nights / 11 days on board (double accommodation)

  • 10 nights /11 days on the Monserrat - meals, excursions, wetsuits / snorkel equipment, kayaks, paddle boards, naturalist guide;
  • Emergency medical evacuation insurance - US$200,000 coverage;
  • Carbon offsets - making your trip carbon neutral - Click here for more details.

NOTE: Fixed overhead expenses such as domestic flights, park entrance fee will be added to your invoice. 

 

OPTION 2 (BREEZE):  US$ 8,556 /person, 12 nights / 13 days (double accommodation)

  • 2 nights in Quito, including 2 nights in a very comfortable and unique Mama Cuchara Arts Hotel;
  • 7 nights / 8 days on the Monserrat - meals, excursions, wetsuits / snorkel equipment, kayaks, paddle boards, naturalist guide;
  • Quito World Heritage city day tour with cable car to upper slopes of Pichincha volcano (weather permitting);
  • Transit control card;
  • Airport transfers with dedicated airport check-in assistance (domestic flights);
  • Domestic flights, cruise and more included;
  • Emergency medical evacuation insurance (US$200,000);
  • Carbon offsets - making your trip carbon neutral - Click here for more details. 

OPTION 3 (LEISURE):   US$ 9,068 /person, 14 nights / 15 days (double accommodation)

Enjoy some down time after an active trip - wander about town, go to the local beach, do a bit of shopping, taste the local craft beer, coffee shops and more.  Same as breeze, but add on:

  • 2 extra nights in Galapagos post-cruise in the lovely Ikala boutique hotel with pool;
  • Visit an organic coffee farm in the highlands;
  • Lunch at a tasty local restaurant;
  • Services of a naturalist guide to help plan any excursions or accompany you;
  • A guided visit to the Charles Darwin Research Station;
  • A farewell dinner on your last night in Galapagos;
  • Accompanied transfer to the hotel for your flight back to the continent, includes check-in assistance.

FUEL SURCHARGE:  Unless imposed at a later date by the ship owner, there is currently no fuel surcharge added to the 2025 trip price.

 

 

 


Tour CodeStart DateEnd DateItinerarySpaces Remaining

2026 Natural History Workshop Dates

We will open up our 2025 trips for bookings very shortly.

Our 2026 cruise dates are: 

  • 5 - 15 January (11 days)
  • 16 - 26 February (11 days)
  • 27 April - 7 May (11 days)
  • 11 - 25 May (11 days)
  • 25 May - 8 June (15 days)
  • 22 June - 6 July (15 days)
  • 6 - 16 July (11 days)

All have you on board for 11 days. 

DO YOU WANT TO BE PENCILED IN?
If you want to be pencilled in for one of these departure, let us know by completing this form.

 

PRICING FOR 2026


11 DAYS ON BOARD

OPTION 1 (JUST THE CRUISE):  US$7,365 
 /person  10 nights / 11 days on board (double accommodation)

  • 10 nights /11 days on the Monserrat - meals, excursions, wetsuits / snorkel equipment, kayaks, paddle boards, naturalist guide;
  • Emergency medical evacuation insurance - US$200,000 coverage;
  • Carbon offsets - making your trip carbon neutral - Click here for more details.

NOTE: Fixed overhead expenses such as domestic flights, park entrance fee will be added to your invoice. 

 

OPTION 2 (BREEZE):  US$8,771 /person 12 nights / 13 days (double accommodation)

  • 2 nights in Quito, including 2 nights in a very comfortable and unique Mama Cuchara Arts Hotel;
  • 7 nights / 8 days on the Monserrat - meals, excursions, wetsuits / snorkel equipment, kayaks, paddle boards, naturalist guide;
  • Quito World Heritage city day tour with cable car to upper slopes of Pichincha volcano (weather permitting);
  • Transit control card;
  • Airport transfers with dedicated airport check-in assistance (domestic flights);
  • Domestic flights, cruise and more included;
  • Emergency medical evacuation insurance (US$200,000);
  • Carbon offsets - making your trip carbon neutral - Click here for more details. 

OPTION 3 (LEISURE):   US$9,283 /person, 14 nights / 15 days (double accommodation)

Enjoy some down time after an active trip - wander about town, go to the local beach, do a bit of shopping, taste the local craft beer, coffee shops and more.  Same as breeze, but add on:

  • 2 extra nights in Galapagos post-cruise in the lovely Ikala boutique hotel with pool;
  • Visit an organic coffee farm in the highlands;
  • Lunch at a tasty local restaurant;
  • Services of a naturalist guide to help plan any excursions or accompany you;
  • A guided visit to the Charles Darwin Research Station;
  • A farewell dinner on your last night in Galapagos;
  • Accompanied transfer to the hotel for your flight back to the continent, includes check-in assistance.

 

 

15 DAYS ON BOARD

OPTION 1 (JUST THE CRUISE):  US$9,793 
 /person  14 nights / 15 days on board (double accommodation)

  • 14 nights /15 days on the Monserrat - meals, excursions, wetsuits / snorkel equipment, kayaks, paddle boards, naturalist guide;
  • Emergency medical evacuation insurance - US$200,000 coverage;
  • Carbon offsets - making your trip carbon neutral - Click here for more details.

NOTE: Fixed overhead expenses such as domestic flights, park entrance fee will be added to your invoice. 

 

OPTION 2 (BREEZE):  US$11,241 /person, 16 nights / 17 days (double accommodation)

  • 2 nights in Quito, including 2 nights in a very comfortable and unique Mama Cuchara Arts Hotel;
  • 7 nights / 8 days on the Monserrat - meals, excursions, wetsuits / snorkel equipment, kayaks, paddle boards, naturalist guide;
  • Quito World Heritage city day tour with cable car to upper slopes of Pichincha volcano (weather permitting);
  • Transit control card;
  • Airport transfers with dedicated airport check-in assistance (domestic flights);
  • Domestic flights, cruise and more included;
  • Emergency medical evacuation insurance (US$200,000);
  • Carbon offsets - making your trip carbon neutral - Click here for more details. 

OPTION 3 (LEISURE):   US$ 11,769 /person, 18 nights / 19 days (double accommodation)

Enjoy some down time after an active trip - wander about town, go to the local beach, do a bit of shopping, taste the local craft beer, coffee shops and more.  Same as breeze, but add on:

  • 2 extra nights in Galapagos post-cruise in the lovely Ikala boutique hotel with pool;
  • Visit an organic coffee farm in the highlands;
  • Lunch at a tasty local restaurant;
  • Services of a naturalist guide to help plan any excursions or accompany you;
  • A guided visit to the Charles Darwin Research Station;
  • A farewell dinner on your last night in Galapagos;
  • Accompanied transfer to the hotel for your flight back to the continent, includes check-in assistance.

FUEL SURCHARGE:  Unless imposed at a later date by the ship owner, there is currently no fuel surcharge added to the 2025 trip price.


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