Day 1: Galapagos Islands
Upon arrival to the airport in Baltra Island, you will be transferred to Seaman Journey Catamaran at the bay. After settling in the yacht and lunch, the first visit will be to Santa Cruz Highlands, where you will admire the island ́s variety of life and geology, and you will have the opportunity to observe the wild Galapagos Tortoises in their natural habitat. End of the day and dinner onboard.
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Day 2: Galapagos Islands
After breakfast, you will disembark at Fernandina Island, specifically Mangle Point, which is a perfect site for snorkeling and a nice location for riding a zodiac though a grove of mangrove trees, where you will spot sea lions, tortoises, pelicans, among other species. Next activity will be heading to Moreno Point, located between volcanoes Sierra Negra and Cerro Azul, where you will take a trail along a solidified lava flow, to a coastal lagoon where several species of birds can be found.
Day 3: Galapagos Islands
The first visit during this day will be to Urbina Bay, located at eh base of Alcedo Volcano. This is a great place to snorkel, and spot native species like land iguanas, Darwin ́s finches and Galapagos Tortoises. After lunch, you will head to Tagus Cove, located west of Darwin Volcano on Isabela Island and used to be a favorite hiding spot for pirates and whalers. After this activities head back to the yacht for dinner.
Day 4: Galapagos Islands
Early in the morning you will head to Espinoza Point at Fernandina Island, that is one of the youngest islands with the most active volcano, and where you can spot pelicans, marine iguanas and flightless cormorants. During the afternoon, head to Vicente Roca Point, this site is a large bay with spectacular sea life. Keep an eye out for seahorses, sea turtles, and the strange yet fascinating Mola mola (or sunfish). After the end of the activities head back to the yacht for dinner.
Day 5: Galapagos Islands
Early in the morning, head to Espumilla Beach where you can see playful sea lions, fur seals and various species of seabirds. This is also a good place to snorkel. After lunch, you will go to Egas Port, also known as James Bay, on Santiago Island, which main attraction is a black sand beach, and is also home to the curious Galapagos hawks and quick-footed Galapagos lava lizards.
Day 6: Galapagos Islands
After breakfast, you will visit Rabida Island one of the most colorful and volcanically varied islands, due to its red sand beach in the archipelago and also a great snorkeling site. In the afternoon, you will visit the Chinese Hat Islet. Its name comes from the distinct shape of the islet’s summit. This place is a great location to view many geological formations such as lava tubes and lava flows you can also spot colonies of sea lions and marine iguanas here.
Day 7: M/C Galapagos Seaman Journey
Early in the morning you will go to Sullivan Bay on Santiago Island, the fourth largest island on the Archipelago, which is a volcanic active island, and where you will have the opportunity to watch the young lava flows and lava cones recently solidified. After lunch, you will visit Bartolome Island, famous for its Pinnacle rock and its beautiful landscapes where you can take amazing pictures. You can also practice snorkel at this island. End of the activities and dinner onboard.
Day 8: End of Itinerary
Early in the morning, head to Bachas Beach on the north shore of Santa Cruz. This place is one of the few remnants of the U.S. World War II presence in the Galapagos, where you can also see species like flamingos, hermit crabs and sea turtles. After this activity you will be transferred from the boat to Baltra airport to take your flight back to the continent.
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