Excursionist, the revolutionary new website that provides effortless access to life-changing experiences, and industry leader Equinox Fitness Clubs, join forces to offer a once-in-a-lifetime fitness and yoga retreat while taking in the stunning natural beauty and volcanic landscape of the Galapagos Islands, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
This private voyage (March 23rd-April 1st, 2012), unlike traditional boat-based trips that solely focus on wildlife, is land-based, combining the islands’ dramatic and exotic setting with first class accommodations, active adventures and rejuvenating yoga for a truly holistic experience. Whether it is a chance to check off the “bucket list” or motivation to keep that New Year’s fitness resolution, this voyage is a rare opportunity that will earn big bragging rights.
During the eight day, four-island journey guests will hike to volcanoes, snorkel in waters teeming with sea life, kayak to pristine bays, visit the Charles Darwin Research Center, stay at a stunning beach-front hotel, “glamp” at a secluded tented camp surrounded by tortoises, and take private boat trips to uninhabited islands. Each day ends with sunset yoga or stretching overlooking the Pacific Ocean, led by Equinox yoga instructor Stefanie DiLibero.
Signature Excursionist Experiences include dinner with a renowned Darwin researcher and a ceviche-making class with a top chef. All activities are optional, so traveling companions can choose to pursue those that interest them and skip others that may not.
The trip dates are March 23rd-April 1st, 2012 and the total package cost is $5,990.00 all-inclusive, which includes: 8 nights in first class accommodations sharing with another participant; international round-trip coach class airfare from NYC to Baltra (Galapagos) on LAN Airways (business class and single room upgrades available at additional cost); all meals; non-alcoholic beverages; expert naturalist guides and all itinerary activities; all necessary equipment, including snorkeling, kayaking, and mountain biking equipment; internal flights in the Galapagos; all ground transportation, boat trips and Galapagos entrance fee and transit card. For booking, a complete itinerary and more information, please visit: https://www.excursionist.com/experience/ECU-002/.