Day 1: Galapagos Islands
Upon arrival to the airport in San Cristobal Island, you will be transferred to Galapagos Sea Star Journey Ship. After settling in the yacht and lunch, you will head to the first visiting site, Colorado Hill, where Jacinto Gordillo Breeding Center was established with conservation purposes for Galapagos tortoises. You can also spot several species like the lava lizard, Galapagos mockingbird, and finches. After this activity head back to the cruise for dinner
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Day 2: Galapagos Islands
In the morning, after breakfast, the first place to visit will be Suarez Point, a basaltic cliff which forms a blowhole where water sprays high into the air. A hike to the top makes a great opportunity to take spectacular pictures. After lunch, head to Gardner Bay, that provides an excellent beach for swimming and snorkeling, where you will spot turtles and reef sharks, and also sea lions, which like to swim along the divers. End of the day and dinner onboard.
Day 3: Galapagos Islands
In the morning, after breakfast, you will head to Cormorant Point and visit the coral sand beach and olivine green sand beach, and where you will also see flamingos, pintail ducks and other birds at the coastal lagoon found here. You will also have the chance to go snorkeling at Devil´s Crown. During the afternoon you will visit Baroness Lookout, from where you will have an amazing view of Floreana Island, and by the end of the day, you will head to Post Office Bay, which keeps the legendary post barrel that whalers used to post their mail in, and where tourists can do too.
Day 4: Galapagos Islands
First activity of the day will be heading to Santa Fe island, home to a number of endemic species like Galapagos hawk, Galapagos snake and mockingbirds. You will take a trail to visit a sea lion colony while seeing giant prickly pear cactuses. During the afternoon, head to South Plaza Island, where you will see a colony of land iguanas, marine iguanas, and hybrid of these species coexisting here. End of the day and dinner onboard.
Day 5: Galapagos Sea Star Journey
Early in the morning, you will visit North Seymour Island, home of the largest colony of magnificent frigate birds in the Galapagos. There is also a large population of blue-footed boobies that perform an amusing courtship dance when nesting conditions are right. In the afternoon, you will head to Bachas Beach, one of the main nesting sites for sea turtles, it is one of the few remnants of the U.S. World War II presence in the Galapagos where you can admire native species like flamingos, light foot crabs, among others. End of the day and dinner onboard.
Day 6: End of Itinerary
At the beginning of the final day, visit Mosquera Islet, between Baltra & North Seymour Islands. It also hosts the largest populations of sea lions and orca whales that can be seen occasionally depending on the season you visit the islet. 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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