(PRESS RELEASE)_MIAMI (February 3, 2022) - Celebrity Cruises® announced today its 2024 sailings to the awe-inspiring Galapagos Islands, featuring breathtaking itineraries that offer guests opportunities to explore the destination’s unspoiled natural beauty and adventure.
Setting sail in January 2024, aboard one of the brand’s three uniquely intimate and stunning ships – Celebrity Flora®, Celebrity Xpedition® or Celebrity Xploration® – guests will be able to choose from six seven-night itineraries that are carefully curated to ensure wanderlust travelers experience all this extraordinary archipelago offers.
A naturalist’s dream, travelers will be immersed in an undiscovered paradise, complete with incredible
flora, rare wildlife, breathtaking landscapes and exotic adventures. From walking among tortoises and snorkeling alongside penguins in their natural habitat, to hiking otherworldly volcanic moonscapes, a natural playground abounds in the Galapagos.
For a deeper immersion, guests can also partake in twice-daily shore excursions guided by onboard certified naturalists from the Galápagos National Park. Those who prefer some downtime during stops can relax on the sandy beaches or stay onboard and be treated to locally-sourced cuisine.
“The Galapagos islands are indescribably beautiful, and an instant reminder of what a wonderful world we have,’” said Celebrity Cruises President and CEO Lisa Lutoff-Perlo. “Our new sailings take our guests to this special destination and offer experiences that will change their lives forever.”
Aboard the luxurious Celebrity Flora, a 100-passenger, state-of-the-art mega yacht, guests will be able to take in the beauty of the islands as they sail through either the archipelago’s inner or outer loops. Inspired by the islands and built with natural materials and new technologies, the ship merges seamlessly with the surroundings. And, to fully immerse travelers in this extraordinary landscape, certified naturalists from the Galápagos National Park are on board to guide the journey. Each itinerary will offer guests the opportunity to walk on the black-sand beaches or spot wildlife that is only found in the Galapagos.
The award-winning, 48-passenger Celebrity Xpedition, and intimate 16-passenger Celebrity Xploration will take guests on equally breath-taking adventures as they explore the Galapagos’ Northern and Southern loops. From the marine and land wildlife to the diverse ecosystem, guests will see and experience sites that are uniquely Galapagos, all while enjoying unrivaled luxury accommodations and world-class culinary dishes.
To satiate the most wanderlust travelers, Celebrity guests will be able to extend their itineraries with 10 to 16-nights vacation packages that allow them to soak in the vibrant culture of Ecuador’s capital Quito or take them high in the Andes of Peru, where they will visit the cities of Peru’s historic seaside capital Lima, the ancient Inca regions of Cuzco, the Sacred Valley, and check another destination off their bucket list – the mystical Machu Picchu.
In addition to the Galapagos cruise, the all-inclusive vacation packages also feature air transfers, five-star accommodations and tours in each destination. As with all Celebrity Cruises vacations, guests will find everything included from accommodations and inspired food and drink to unlimited Wi-Fi and tips, all delivered with the brand’s world-class service. Shore excursions and flight transfers on vacation packages are also included with Galapagos sailings.
For more information on all Celebrity Cruises’ Galapagos sailings and vacation packages, visit https://www.celebritycruises.com/destinations/galapagos-cruises.
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