5-day Galapagos Island Cruise: Western Itinerary Aboard 'santa Cruz Ii'

5-Day Galapagos Island Cruise: Western Itinerary Aboard 'Santa Cruz II'

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Jorge and your team

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Dragon Hill: walk by a brackish-water lagoon that’s frequented by shorebirds, ducks and American flamingos.

Stop At: Dragon Hill (Cerro Dragon), Ecuador
Walk by a brackish-water lagoon that’s frequented by shorebirds, ducks and American flamingos.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Horizon deck Explorer Double Cabin

Day 2: Isabela Island

Stop At: Isabela Island, Galapagos, 010850 Ecuador
Explore the coast of Punta Vicente Roca while your naturalist guides explain the dramatic geology of the surrounding area. This site is also a nesting place for numerous Galapagos iconic species, such as: flightless cormorants, Galapagos penguins, fur seals, and boobies.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Fernandina, Fernandina, Galapagos Islands
Disembark in Punta Espinoza- Fernandina, this young Island boasts a very unique environment with a very high density of marine iguanas. Other Galapagos iconic species found here include sea lions, Sally lightfoot crabs, hawks, penguins and flightless cormorants.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Horizon deck Explorer double cabin

Day 3: Santa Cruz Island

Stop At: Charles Darwin Research Station, Ave Charles Darwin, Puerto Ayora 200350 Ecuador
The Station consists of a giant tortoise Breeding Center and an impressive giant prickly-pear cactus forest that is home to many land birds. The Station also serves as the headquarters for scientific investigation and conservation efforts, as well as the Galapagos National Park administration.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands
You will have several options to choose from in the afternoon, these of which will be discussed in advance with your Expedition Leader. At the end of the afternoon’s activities, guests will return to Puerto Ayora and hop back aboard the Santa Cruz II Galapagos cruise.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Horizon deck double Explorer cabin

Day 4: Floreana Island

Stop At: Post Office Bay, . Ecuador
Visit the historic barrel that has served as a post office in the Galapagos Islands for over two centuries. It is here that you will be invited to leave your very own postcard and/or take postcards that have been left by other visitors (for you to hand-deliver to their addressee)! Snorkeling activities are offered right off the beach.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Cormorant Point, . Ecuador
You will be invited to hop aboard the dinghies (for snorkeling) or the glass-bottom boat to explore the underwater wonders around Champion Islet – an extinct shield volcano that’s regarded as one of the best snorkeling spots in the Galapagos Islands. From there, it’s onwards to Cormorant Point, beginning with a wet landing on an olivine-crystal beach for a leisurely walk that includes a brackish-water lagoon where bird species – such as American flamingos, pintail ducks, common stilts, herons, sandpipers, and other birds – tend to gather.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Horizon deck Explorer double cabin

Day 5: Baltra Island

Stop At: Galapagos Islands, Galapagos Islands
You will disembark at Baltra Island in order to transfer to the airport to take your flight back to the mainland.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

$3,822.00 Per Person

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