Aqua Naturalist 5 Days - Itinerary B 2021

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Day 1: Galapagos Islands

Upon your arrival to Baltra Airport, you will take a short bus ride to the harbour of Puerto Ayora to get onboard Aqua Yacht, after settling in and having lunch, you will head to the first visiting point, Chinese Hat Islet nearby Santiago Island, this is a high volcanic cone, that has this particular shape, hence its name. A small colony of Galapagos penguins have settled here, and is also the right place to learn about the volcanic origin of the islands, and about lava bombs and lava tunnerls. After this activity you will head back to the yacht for dinner and rest.

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Day 2: Galapagos Islands

Early in the mornign, you will head to Cowlet Islet, a popular site where you will encounter a range of shark species, Galapagos sea lions, stingrays, green sea turtles, manta rays and more. In the afternoon you will head to Albany Islet northwest of Santiago Island, which is a great site to observe tiger nudibranchs, sea turtles, Galapagos black coral, Galapagos sharks, and golden eagle rays. After this visit, head back to the yacht for dinner and rest.

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Cowley Islet

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Day 3: Galapagos Islands

After breakfast, you will head to Egas Port, and you will have a wet landing, and begin with an easy walk through the shoreline of the black sand beach at this place, while spotting sea lions, Salli lightfoot crabs, marine iguanas, and Galapagos fur seals. In the afternoon, after lunch, you will head to Sullivan Bay, a recently volcanic formed place. Its volcanic landscape is perfect for photographs, and you can also spot sea turtles, crabs, blue herons, and oystercatchers, After this activity head back to the yacht for dinner and rest.

Vista

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Day 4: Aqua Yacht

You will begin the day with a wet landing at the red sand beach of Rabida Island, it has this particular color because of the oxidized iron particles that can be found there. Behind the beach there is a green fringed lagoon, and around here a palo santo forest tree grows. There are also a lot of aquatic birds, like pintails, and sometimes flamingos. There is also a major colony of brown pelicans. In the afternoon head to Bartolome Island, a beautiful volcano island, which offers one of the wildest landscapes of the entire archipelago. You can climb to the highest point of this place to view the idyllic postcard view of Pinnacle Bay. After this visit head back to the yacht for dinner and rest.

Red Beach Rabida

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Day 5: End of Itinerary

Early in the morning, you will visit Mosquera Islet, place where one of the largest concentrations of Galapagos sea lions resides. And also one of the few spots in the national park where you can stroll freely, without being restricted to a trail. After this visit you will be transferred to Baltra Airport to take your flight back to the continent.

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