The Galapagos Islands
Join fellow Spartans while exploring the Galapagos Islands. Designated the first UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1978, the Galapagos Islands have been described as a “unique living museum and showcase of evolution.” This journey features a day of guided touring in Quito plus a cruise through the archipelago with up-close access to endemic species. Expert naturalists guide you through the wonders of this national park, whale sanctuary, and marine reserve. A visit to the giant tortoises on Santa Cruz Island is sure to delight. Accommodations for this adventure are aboard the Isabela II, a 40-guest vessel with spacious cabins, and local cuisine. And sailing by small ship allows for flexibility in the itinerary to maximize wildlife viewing, as well as access to exclusive ports.