Day 1: Galapagos Islands
After an early arrival to the airport in Baltra you will be transferred to the Nemo Yacht in the Bay. After lunch, we visit Charles Darwin Station and Breeding Center, to learn about the conservation efforts that have been made to preserve the species of Galapagos Tortoises. After this activity, return to the catamaran for dinner.
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Day 2: Galapagos Islands
Early start and breakfast. The day begins with a dinghy ride along rocky shores at Isabela Island, called Moreno Point where you will see Galapagos Penguins and shore birds. After landing you will walk to the mangroves and see various species like pink flamingos, blue herons and Bahamas pintail ducks. After lunch, navigation to Urbina Bay, one of the recent examples of geological uplift in the Galapagos where seasonally is a nesting area for many tortoises, Galapagos Penguins, flightless cormorants and brown pelicans. End of the day and dinner.
Day 3: Galapagos Islands
We start at Espinoza point on Fernandina Island, one of the youngest and most active volcanoes at the Galapagos, where we can see large groups of marine iguanas, sea lions and flightless cormorants. After lunch, visit Tagus Cove on the west coast of Isabela Island, to see Galapagos penguins, flightless cormorant and other seabirds. Then a hike along the trail to the top of the cliff for views of Darwin Lake and uplifted lake, and to catch a glimpse of Darwin and Wolf Volcanoes. After this activity dinner onboard and end of the day.
Day 4: S/C Nemo III
After breakfast head to Puerto Egas, and after a brief walk you will see some of the Galapagos Islands best tide pools, various species of fish, along with marine iguanas and sea lions. Here there are two more possible excursions: first, lisit the salt mine, used during the 1950s but now abandoned; and second head to the fur seal grotto to see sea lions and fur seals. After lunch, we take a dinghy ride to Buccaneer Cove, a former safe haven for pirates, sailors and whalers. Here you may have the opportunity to practice deep water snorkeling. End of the day and dinner.
Day 5: End of Itinerary
After breakfast, the boat will take you to Daphne Island, Major and Minor. We sail around them to admire their ecosystem and the species that inhabit it. After this activity you will disembark at Baltra Island to take your flight back to the continent.
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