Galapagos Natural Life
First Class - Yachts Galapagos
TREASURE OF GALAPAGOS CATAMARAN
An eclectically styled yacht that fuses subtle art deco elements with contemporary ones. Treasure of Galapagos has a host of facilities to be enjoyed in relaxed luxurious surroundings.
FRIDAY: Baltra – Puerto Ayora Transfer in.
SATURDAY: North Seymour and Bartolome
AM: North Seymour: Breakfast in the morning. Dry landing. On this island you can see blue-footed boobies, colonies of frigates, fork-tailed gulls, terns, sea lions, lava lizards and land iguanas. Palo Santo trees can also be observed. Difficulty: Moderate Duration approximately 1 hour 30 minutes. Lunch at noon.
PM: Bartolomé: Wet Landing, After lunch visit to the Pinnacle Rock beach for swimming and snorkeling.
SUNDAY: Tortuga Bay – Santa Fe
AM: Tortuga Bay : Wet Landing, interesting walk to the Turtle Bay beach, perhaps the most beautiful beaches in the Galapagos, we can swim and snorkel observing colonies of marine iguanas, pelicans, Darwin's finches, sharks, sharks, sea turtles, the incredible forest Giant Cactus, and the nesting of marine iguanas Degree of difficulty: easy Duration: 2 Hours. Lunch at noon.
PM: Santa Fe: snorkeling in the rocky coast of the island to see a variety of fish and sea turtles. Later. Wet Landing. You can see colonies of sea lions, land iguanas, frigate birds, Galapagos doves and lava lizards. On the island you can see a forest of giant cacti and Palo Santo trees. Degree of difficulty: easy Duration: 2 Hours. Dinner in the evening.
AM: Punta Suarez: dry Landing. During the walk on this island you can see sea lions, marine iguanas, blue footed boobies, Nazca boobies, Darwin finches, Galapagos hawks, albatrosses, lava lizards, herons. Degree of difficulty: difficult, Duration: 2 Hours 30 Minutes. Lunch at noon.
PM: Bahia Gardner: Located on the north coast of Española Island. The main attraction is the colony of sea lions, which inhabit the beach in great quantity during the
TUESDAY: San Cristobal
TUESDAY: San Cristobal
PM: Punta Pitt-San Cristobal: Dry Landing, is located at the eastern end of Isla San Cristobal. Is a group of eroded volcanic cones, sparsely populated by endemic vegetation of the islands. Punta
Pitt is a perfect place to nest a variety of sea birds, such as blue-footed boobies, masked, red-footed boobies, frigates, among others. Degree of difficulty: easy, Duration approximately 2 hours.
PM: Playa Ochoa: is a beautiful white color beach with calm waters, safe bathing and good place for snorkel. This is a great place for landscape photography
AM: Post Office or Post Office Bay: is a historic site that recalls the days of the whalers, When They Came for supplies of Galapagos Tortoise and water. Presumably a whaling boat captain placed a barrel in the eighteenth century for those who pass through the bay to leave mail and deliver those with the same destination. Today, this tradition is alive with tourists visiting the Galapagos. Remind passengers before disembarking to take any letter or postcard for family members or friends. They do not need stamps. All they have to do is pick up a letter that is directed to where they live.
PM: Punta Cormorant: Wet Landing, This site has a sandy olivine beach for walking and swimming. The island also has a flamingo lagoon. In addition, white sand beach where sea turtles nest from December to May. Degree of difficulty: easy Duration: 2 Hours. Dinner in the evening.
SATURDAY: Santa Cruz
AM: EL Chato: El Chato reserve is divided into two areas; Caseta and Chato. The trail begins at Santa Rosa, 22 km from Puerto Ayora, with the Caseta route being the more challenging. The reserve allows visitors to observe giant tortoises in the wild during the dry season, and is also a good place to spot short-eared owls, Darwin’s finches, yellow warblers, Galapagos rails and paint-billed crakes. Degree of difficulty: Moderate. Duration: 1 hour 30 Minutes. – Transfer out to Baltra’s Airport.
SATURDAY: Santa Cruz
AM: Baltra: Transfer in to Puerto Ayora
PM: Charles Darwin Station: Lunch at noon. Dry landing, activities: hiking educational visit to the Charles Darwin Station (giant tortoises, Opuntia cactus, etc.). Degree of difficulty: easy Duration: 2 hours, dinner at night.
AM: Tintoreras: The islet is Located south of Puerto Villamil. It has a small bay of calm turquoise waters, where you can appreciate sea lions, sea turtles, marine iguanas, rays, etc. The bay is connected to a crevice of crystal clear water, that's shallow and when the tide is low, the entrance closes. In this crevice, you can see how reef sharks swim along with other small fish and sea lions. Difficulty: Moderate Duration: 2 hours. Lunch at noon.
PM: Wall of Tears: This is an historic part of Isabela because during the years from 1946 to 1959 there was a penal colony on the island; during which to punish the prisoners were forced to build a wall with enormous blocks of lava are about 100 meters long and 7 meters high. You can reach the top of The Wall of Tears through some steps, where you can have a panoramic view of the place. In the place you can still see the concrete foundations where the Americans had their wooden houses in the Second World War. Difficulty: Moderate Duration: 2 hours. Dinner in the evening.
AM: Punta Moreno - Isabela: Dry landing, Punta Moreno is located on the north coast of Isabela Island. The route of the trail is approximately 2100 meters. The main attraction in Punta Moreno is the coastal lagoons in the middle of black lava flow where there are several species of birds. It has a view of 3 volcanoes, the most actives in the Galapagos; Sierra Negra and Cerro Azul. Difficulty: Moderate Duration: 2 hours, Lunch at noon.
PM: Elizabeth Bay: Is located on the west shore of Isabela, at the Perry Isthmus, Elizabeth Bay is a marine visitor site (no landings are permitted).
TUESDAY: Fernandina - Isabela
AM: Punta Mangle: Wet Landing, is a new destination opened up for 2012. The island of Fernandina has no foreign species living on it and therefore it is one of the world's most pristine island ecosystems. This island is dominated by volcano “La Cumbre” which gave birth to the island and has lave fields reaching the ocean. Some of the attractions are the Flightless Cormorant nesting site. This area provides great opportunities to see the Galapagos Hawk. Flightless Cormorant, Marine Iguanas, Sea Lions, Sally Lightfoot Crabs. Difficulty: Easy Duration: 2 hours, Lunch at noon
PM: Urbina Bay - Isabela: Wet Landing, Urbina Bay is located at the base of volcanoes Alcedo and Darwin, west of Isabela Island. Here you can find corals, shells, and many other organisms exposed above the water. This area is also home to large and very colorful Galápagos land iguanas, giant tortoises and the famous population of Alcedo Volcano. Difficulty: Easy Duration: 1 hour, Dinner in the evening.
WEDNESDAY: Santiago - Rabida
AM: Puerto Egas - Santiago: Dry Landing, Puerto Egas is located northwest of Santiago Island, fascinating place to visit because it had a great volcanic activity in the past. Puerto Egas is one of the most popular sites in the Galapagos Archipelago. It has a beautiful black sand beach where you can see its many inhabitants as sea lions, chameleons, lizards and herons. Difficulty: Easy Duration: 2 hours Lunch at noon.
PM: Rabida: Also known by the name of Jervis in honor of a British Admiral John Jervis, Earl of St. Vincent. Rabida is located 5 km south of Santiago Island and is commonly regarded as the geographical center of the Galapagos Islands. It has an area of 4.9 km ² and a maximum altitude of 367 meters. It has a high iron content, which causes that this place has a distinctive reddish color. Its main attraction is the salt lagoon with flamingoes, pelicans and boobies place where they build their nests. Difficulty: Easy Duration: 2 hours Dinner in the evening.
THURSDAY: Chinese hat – Santa Cruz
PM: Cerro Dragon: The site visit Cerro Dragon is located in the northwest of Santa Cruz Island, and consists of a path that runs for three different environments in just 1,600 m in length.
FRIDAY: Santa Cruz
AM: Las Bachas: is a beach about 1 km in length. With white sand beach, deserted and where you can see flamingos, and migratory birds.
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• The route of the ship and the itinerary are subject to change and can vary depending on the regulations and policies of the Galapagos National Park, weather, seasonal changes, safety, etc.
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