Day 1: Galapagos Islands
Upon your arrival to the airport on Baltra Island, you will be transferred to the bay to get onboard Passion Yacht. After lunch, you will take a panga ride to Black Turtle Cove, where you will see a mangrove ecosystem, and the species that live there, such as pelicans, herons, sea turtles, and golden rays. After his activity, return to the yacht for dinner and rest.
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Day 2: Galapagos Islands
Early in the morning, the yacht will take you to Darwin Bay, at Genovesa Island, a place that used to be a shield volcano, and now you can visit one of the sides of its collapsed caldera, where a wide variety of birds reside, especially red-footed boobies. You can also snorkel at this spot. During the afternoon, you will head to El Barranco, also known as Prince Phillip ́s steps, that consist of a rocky path up a cliff from which you will have an amazing view of the entire Genovesa Island. You can also snorkel at this place. End of the day and dinner onboard.
Day 3: Galapagos Islands
At the beginning of the day, you will land at Bartolome Island. Here, you will climb up up a set of wooden steps to reach the summit of a spatter cone for a breathtaking panorama of the island’s iconic Pinnacle Rock and views of neighboring Santiago, and other central islands in the distance. You can snorkel at this spot too. After lunch, head to Chinese Hat (Sombrero Chino), a volcanic cone that forms an islet with this particular shape. You can visit a white san beach, and snorkel from here, along sea lions and penguins. After this activity head back to the yacht for dinner.
Day 4: M/Y Passion
At the beginning of the day, you will land at Rabida Island, where a red sand beach waits for you. We hike a short trail to a water lagoon, home to wading flamingos, and also visit a Palo Santo Forest. In the afternoon you will visit Dragon Hill, where you will visit a Salt Water Lagoon, home to Greater Flamingos, black-necked stilts, and white-cheek pintails. This is also a land iguana nesting site. End of the day and dinner onboard.
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Day 5: End of Itinerary
At the beginning of the last day, you will disembark at Puerto Ayora in Santa Cruz Island, and take a bus ride to Santa Cruz Highlands, where you will visit a private ranch to see giant tortoises roaming freely. After this activity you will be transferred to the airport to take your flight back to the continent.
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