Day 1

Baltra Airport and Seymour Island

Our National Park Naturalist Guide will be waiting for you at the airport to transfer you directly to the Nemo I yacht.

Lunch on the yacht

Visit Seymour Island here we will do a 50 mnt walk to observe the Red-breasted Frigatebirds nesting, Blue-footed Boobies nesting and the majestic terrestrial Iguanas in their natural state.

North Seymour is one of the most important islands to visit in the northern part of the Galapagos Islands, since this island has a large colony of pikemen and frigates that arrive to nest during all the time of the year.

Dinner

Activity Breffing

(Long navigation through the Madruga)

 

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Day 2

Genovesa: Darwin Bay and Prince Philipe Stairs

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We disembark on Genovesa Island located at the northern end of the Archipelago, this island is well known thanks to its geological formation and its location on the map is the place where there is more concentration of birds and marine life.

Genovesa is the product of the remains of a volcano submerged 6,000 years ago. The island has a large volcano crater where a part of the crater collapses forming a bay that we call Darwin Bay.

Here we did a walk of 1h30 mnts to observe red-footed boobies, masked boobies, tropical birds and different types of lava.

Lunch on the yacht

Panga Ride (panga ride) here we go through a part of Darwin Bay to observe the famous gulls of forked tail. This type of bird is very well known since it has a special way of feeding at night, we can also do the activity of Snorkeling, this island is one of the best options since you can see a lot of marine life like sea lions with two hairs, eagle manta rays, hammerhead sharks, Galapagos sharks and sea turtles.

Lunch on the yacht

In the afternoon we disembark at the beach of the Darwin bay here we take a short walk to observe the red-breasted frigatebirds nesting and the red-footed booby is an excellent place to relax on the beach or go snorkeling.

Dinner

Breaffing of activities

(Long Navigation in the early morning)

Day 3

Visit Bartolome Island / Chinese Hat

Visit one of the most popular islands of the Galapagos Islands thanks to its beautiful landscape this island is the emblem of galapagos located north west of the archipelago.

Here we make a hike to the top of the island to observe the landscape, we can also see different types of volcanic cones, lava lizards and marine iguanas.

Panga Ride (panga ride) around the pinnacle a giant rock more than 100 meters high in its skirts are the famous galapagos penguins one of the smallest penguin species in the world we can see them nesting in the rocks, we can also see sea lions and sayapas.

(short navigation to chinese Hat)

Lunch on the yacht

We disembark on the island Sombrero chino a small volcanic cone in the shape of a Chinese hat this island has a beautiful beach with crystal clear waters ideal for swimming with penguins and sea turtles.

Here we take a short walk to observe different types of lava flows, small lava tubes, marine iguanas and zayapas.

Dinner

Briffing of activities

(Average navigation early in the morning)

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Day 4

Santa Cruz, Visit the Charles Darwin Station / Visit High part of the island EL CHATO or kayak tour in the bay

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Visit the Charles Darwin Research Station, founded in 1964, to create the Giant Turtle species that are in danger of extinction after the arrival of man on the islands.

Here we can see the famous lonely George a last species of Giant Turtle type Chelonoidis Abingdonii found in 1972 on the island Pinta was the only species that saw on this island since their entire species was disappeared by pirates and whalers who passed by islands.

Today we can see this specimen embalmed since he died on June 24, 2012.

We can also observe different species of giant tortoises, terrestrial Iguanas and marine Iguanas in their natural state, Galapagos finches, endemic plants of the island Como la Scalesia Pedunculata, Matazarnos and Opuntia type cactus and candelabra.

 

Lunch at El Giardino restaurant

 

Visit the upper part of the island the giant turtle reserve EL CHATO here we can see one of the largest giant turtle species in the world (Geoquelonioelephantopus) in its natural state this reserve belongs to native farmers of the island who have managed to make the Agrotourism develop slowly on Santa Cruz Island.

Here we make a 45-minute walk to observe the giant tortoises. We can also see vegetation endemic to the island, such as Galápagos coffee, Galápagos finches, etc.

 

Dinner at Restaurant mentioned

Briaffing of activities

 

Day 5

Santa Cruz - Isabela, visit the Giant Tortoises Breeding Center Muro de las Lagrimas and the Wetlands of the island

Departure Early in the morning after breakfast to Isabela Island Two hours of sailing on yachts Modernly equipped with VHF radio, 3 Fueras de Borda 300HP engines with captain and sailor.

We arrived at Isabela Island, the largest island of the archipelago with an area of 4588 square kilometers. It is one of the islands that has 5 active volcanoes and represents 60% of the land area of the galapagos islands.

We visited Puerto Villamil the Giant Turtle breeding center ARNALDO TUPIZA here we can find the largest species of turtles in Galapagos, there are also different types of species rescued from the last eruptions since this island is the second youngest of the archipelago and its volcanoes are just sleeping.

Lunch in mentioned restaurants

Visit the wetlands of the island, large pools close to the coastal area is a habitat of pink flamingos, marine iguanas and galapagos patillos. In the tour we can also observe different types of galapagos finches giant tortoises in natural state.

We conclude the day with the visit of the wall of tears a large wall built by the first penal colony that was accentuated on this island in 1946 the prisoners built this wall as punishment in the visit you can see volcanic rocks of more than 250Kg.

Dinner in mentioned restaurant

Briffing of activities

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Day 6

Full Day Snorkel Tunnels and Cabo Rosa

Visit after breakfast Los Túneles one of the best places in Isabela to snorkel this site the Galapagos National Park opened three years ago to encourage the economy and tourism with local base in the islands.

The Tunnels of Cabo Rosa are small islands in the form of natural pools, here they inhabit great colony of Penguins, sea turtles, sea lions and the famous seahorses.

Lunch on the yacht

In the afternoon we do the second snorkel in the place called the Finados here hundreds of sea turtles come to feed in the lower part of this place we can also swim with white fin sharks that remain asleep during the day and at night they go out to fish.

 

Dinner in restaurant mentioned

Briaffing of activities

Day 7

Isabela, Tour Tintoreras and Sierra Negra Volcano

Departure after breakfast by car to the first stop of the Black Mountain Volcano that is 1370 meters above sea level. Here we make a walk of almost two hours during the trek we can observe endemic vgetation of the island, different types of galapagos finches once we reached the top of the volcano podremo to see a large caldera more than 32Km in circumference the last eruption was in 2005 and we can still observe the fumaroles since the volcano is at rest.

 

Lunch in mentioned restaurants

 

Visit Tintoreras Island which is located in front of the bay of Puerto Villamil. Here we will do a little walk to see marine iguanas nesting, sea lions, shark sharks, we can also observe different types of volcanic lava and beautiful landscape.

After the hike we do the snorkeling activity here we can swim with sea turtles, galapagos penguins, baby sea lions and stingrays. This is one of the best places to enhance snorkeling in Isabela.

Dinner at mentioned restaurants

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Day 8

Isabela - Santa Cruz Transfer to the Baltra Airport and visit the Twins

Departure early in the morning by speedboat to the baltra island (two hours of navigation) before arriving at the airport we made our last visit in the twins two large volcanic holes formed millions of years ago. Here we can observe endemic vegetation of the island such as scalecia trees and finches of Galapagos eating.

 

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Hoteles

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Red Mangrove, Puerto Ayora

Water Front, Puerto Ayora

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Casa de Marita, Isabela

Hotel Albemarle, Isabela

INCLUDED SERVICES

 

  • Nights: Dia1,2,3 on yacht Nemo I
  • Night: Day 4 in Hotel: Wáter Front Inn or Red Mangle in Santa Cruz
  • Nights: Day5,6,7 in hotel: Casa de Marita or Albermarle in Isabela
  • Activities guided by Certified Bilingual Guides by the Galapagos National Park
  • Breakfast at Hotel
  • Lunch and dinner at the restaurant: Casa de Marita and El Giardino or Isla Grill in Santa Cruz
  • Breakfast lunch and dinner on the yacht
  • Purified water
  • Snorkel Equipment and Neoprene Suits
  • Transfer airport hotel / yacht to the airport.
  • Kayack

SERVICES NOT INCLUDED

 

  • Entrance to the Galapagos National Park USD 100
  • Aerial Tikets
  • Immigration Card of Consejo de Gobierno de Galápagos USD 20
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Tips
  • Taxes of 12%
  • Wharf tax on the isabela island USD 10
  • 15% discount for children up to 9 years old
  • Special discounts

PAYMENT POLICY

 

To book and confirm the tour service , the customer need to pay 100% of the total amount, the 50% in the moment wen they Book and two weeks before your arrive to Galápagos the other 50%.

The total amount have to paying before you arrive to Galápagos.

 

 

CANCELLATIONS

 

Any Cancellations or Changes last minute by the customer THE TRAVEL AGENCY charging a penalty fees.

The Galapagos  National Park has the right to any changes in the itinerary when it is always caused by Natural Disasters or Scientific Research Projects .

If a passenger has a personal problem or legal reasons or more kinds that prevent their presence at the time of your flight you will be considered NO SHOW and they will not be subject to any REFUND by the agency.

The travel agency appreciates your trust and we want to welcome  to our home and we wishing  this trip a  good memory you will never forget.

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