Day 1: Galapagos Islands
Early arrival at Baltra Airport, and transfer to the Fragata Yacht. After lunch, disembark at Mosquera Island. This site consists of a long narrow stretch of white sand, and is a great place for snorkeling, strolling on the beach, and observing sea lions and a variety of shorebirds. Dinner on board.
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Day 2: Galapagos Islands
In the morning you will visit Vicente Roca Point on Isabela Island. This site is a large bay with spectacular sea life. You will also have the opportunity to see penguins, blue footed boobies and Nazca boobies. After lunch, head to Espinoza Point on Fernandina Island, to take a walk to see lava flows, a large colony of marine iguanas, penguins, pelicans and flightless cormorants. You can also practice snorkeling. Return to the yacht and dinner onboard
Day 3: Galapagos Islands
Early start at Urbina Bay, located on the west coast of Isabela Island, at the foot of Alcedo Volcano. Walk a 1km trail to observe a large colony of iguanas, Darwin finches and giant tortoises. After the walk, you can snorkel along the shoreline. After lunch, visit Tagus Cove, which used to be a place where whaling ships and buccaneers landed in the 1800s. Then head to Darwin Lake to see a Palo Santo Forest and Panoramic views of Darwin and Wolf Volcanoes. You will also have time for snorkeling, and then head back to the yacht and have dinner.
Day 4: Fragata Yacht
After breakfast, visit Puerto Egas, where, after a short walk you may see Darwin Finches, endemic Galapagos hawks, marine iguanas, fur seals and sea lions. You can also swim and snorkel. After lunch disembark at Chinese Hat (sombrero Chino), to observe lava tunnels, lava cactus and have the option to swim and snorkel if you wish. Return to the yacht and dinner.
Day 5: End of Itinerary
Disembark in Puerto Ayora to visit the Charles Darwin Research Station, to observe different species of tortoises and land iguanas in captivity, and learn about the efforts of scientists, researchers and volunteers to conserve Galapagos Wildlife. After this visit transfer to Baltra Airport and take your flight back to the continent.
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