This is an eight day expedition aboard an intimate, yacht-scaled expedition ship designed to bring you in to intimate, up-close contact with the islands and the wildlife. See, do, learn, enjoy in the company of a 48-guest expedition community.
Part of the magic of any Galapagos voyage is the varied nature of the terrain, wildlife, and experiences that each island offers, with each departure offering a well-considered balance.
Children under 18 save $500 per person (double occupancy).
Day 1: U.S./ Guayaquil, Ecuador
Day 2: Guayaquil/ Baltra, Galapagos/ Embark
Day 3 - 6: Galapagos Islands
Day 7: Disembark/Guayaquil
Day 8: Depart
Darrin M. McMahon is the Mary Brinsmead Wheelock Professor of History at Dartmouth College. Born in Carmel, California, and educated at Berkeley and Yale, he is the author of Enemies of the Enlightenment (Oxford, 2001), Happiness: A History (Atlantic Monthly, 2006), and Divine Fury: A History of Genius (Basic, 2013). His works on happiness and genius have been translated into thirteen languages, and Happiness was awarded Best Books of the Year honors for 2006 by the New York Times, The Washington Post, the Library Journal, and Slate Magazine. McMahon is also the co-editor of The Enlightenment: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies (Routledge, 2009); Rethinking Modern European Intellectual History (Oxford , 2014); and Genealogies of Genius (Palgrave, 2015). He has taught as a visiting scholar at Columbia, NYU, Yale, the University of Rouen, the Ecole Normale Superieur, the Ecole des Hautes Etudes, and the University of Potsdam, and his writings have appeared frequently in such publications as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, New York Times Book Review, Slate, Washington Post, The New Republic, L'Histoire, Live Happy, and the Literary Review. The recipient of major fellowships from the Mellon, Humboldt, and Guggenheim foundations, he is currently writing a history of notions of equality and a history of lighting and illumination in the age of Enlightenment.