Aqua Naturalist 4 Days - Itinerary B 2021

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Day 1: Galapagos Islands

Upon your arrival to Baltra Airport, you will take a short bus ride to Ayora Port, and get onboard Aqua Yacht, once you settle in and have lunch oboard, you will head to the first visiting point, North Seymour, a small islet, which is also one of the most visited sites for the birdlife, since here resides one of the biggest extensive colony of blue footed boobies and frigate birds. After this visit head back to the yacht for dinner and rest.

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Activities and Services

Included

Lunch

Dinner

Day 2: Galapagos Islands

After breakfast, you will head to South Plaza, part of to islands known as Islas Plazas, where various outstanding species of the archipelago reside, like hybrid iguanas, a result of crossing a male marine iguana and a female land iguana. The large population of iguanas is due to the presence of tuna, their favorite food. You can also spot swallow-tailed gulls nesting in the cliffs, frigate birds, and brown pelicans. In the afternoon head to Santa Fe island, which was formed by an uplift, and is home of endemic species like Galapagos Hawk, galapagos snake and mockingbird, and also two species of land iguanas. You can also snorkel at this spot, along with tropical fish and sea lions. After this visit head back to the yacht for dinner and rest.

Activities and Services

Included

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

Day 3: Aqua Yacht

Early in the morning, you will disembark at Santa Cruz Island, to visit Fausto Llerena Breeding Center, and also visit the Van Straelen Interpretation Center to spot various species of giant tortoises and learn about the conservation efforts of this species. In the afternoon head to Cormorant Point, at Floreana Island, formed by small volcanic cones, where a Palo Santo Forest can ve visited and there are also two beaches that you can visit, one with green sand, formed by olivine crystals, and one white like sand, formed by coral. After this visit head back to the yacht for dinner and rest.

Included

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

Day 4: End of Itinerary

Early in the morning head to Dragon Hill, where you can spot two species: Galapagos Land Iguanas and American Flamingos. You can climb to a giant opuntia cacti site where this iguanas feed and breed, they appear as little dragons hence the name of this place. There are also saline lagoons behind the beach, where you can spot flamingos. After this activity, you wil be transferred to Baltra Airport to take your flight back to the continent.

Activities and Services

Included

Breakfast

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