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Nome (US) - Galapagos Islands (EC)

19 September - 13 November 2019

55 days, Tecla

From € 4928,-

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Nome (US) - Galapagos Islands (EC)

19 September - 13 November 2019

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* Attention: This voyage is not yet confirmed * This exciting voyage will take you from Alaska, down the western coast of the US, towards the famous Galapagos Islands out on the Pacific. Whether or not this journey will take place depends on how succesfull Tecla will be in crossing the North-West Passage prior to that. You can book your place on board now but we strongly advise you to wait before booking the flight tickets. The alternative starting port would be Halifax, from where you would sail on the Atlantic first, before crossing the Panama Canal towards Pacific. Either way the journey promises to be an exciting one, and includes crossing the Equator and meeting the Neptune! Open for all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Nome is a small city by the Bering Sea in Alaska, US. Visit the Bering Land Bridge National Preserve or the cold-war relic White Alice Site. Learn about the local traditions and culture in the Katirvik Cultural Center and Carrie M. McLain Memorial Museum and enjoy the ambiance of a remote northern town.

The Galápagos Islands are an archipelago off the coast of Ecuador whose wildlife is famous for inspiring Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution. There you will see many species that don’t exist anywhere else in the world, including giant tortoises, lizards and numerous birds. Take a boat tour through Black Turtle Cove, walk to the Tortuga Bay or, if you’re feeling adventurous, take a trekk through massive underground lava tubes.

  • Galapagos Islands (EC)

Key points

  • Dates: 19 September 2019 - 13 November 2019
  • Embarkation: 12:00 / Disembarkation: 12:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 16
  • No sailing experience required!
  • Official language on board: English
  • Price includes: accommodation and meals, excludes drinks at the bar
  • Price excludes transportation costs to-and from the ports. Our travel counsellor can advise you and book your transfers
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: towels
  • Myriam (20) Belgium

    "TAKE CHANCES. IF YOU DON'T TRY, YOU'LL NEVER KNOW."

  • Nina (20) Norway

    "My trip in a few words: Sailed, tried new things. Big ship. Seasickness. Spent a lot of time on the sea."

  • Samantha (18) Australia

    "I have learned that despite my small size, I can do anything if I put my mind to it."

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