Day 1: Galapagos Islands
You will arrive to mainland and have a private the first visting point, Highlands of Santa Curz where you will see the transition between different vegetation from the arid to transition zone. Visit Rancho Primicias, a farm in the highlands to look out for the Galapagos Tortoises in liberty. Then you will be transferred to the cruise at Puerto Ayora to settle in and rest.
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Day 2: Galapagos Islands
The next day, after an early breakfast, you will visit Española Island, that is one of the oldest of Galapagos Archipelago. A great number of endemic species can be found here. Here, you will go to Playa Gardner, a white beach made of coral sand, and it’s a good place to observe finches and mockingbirds. You will also have the possibility to swim and snorkel from the beach. Lunch on board. Then, you will go to Punta Suarez, that consists of a rocky trail where you will see Española marine iguanas and Galapagos Sea Lions. This trail leads to the nesting colonies of blue footed boobies, Nazca boobies and albatross. Return to the cruise and dinner.
Day 3: Yacht Angelito I
After breakfast the wet landing takes place on a beach with a big sea lion colony, and a short trail that leads you through dry vegetation to a wonderful forested cliff. You will have the opportunity to see the endemic land iguana of Santa Fe. After lunch on board, you will land at South Plaza, a small uplifted island with a 25 meters high cliff. You will see a big colony of Galapagos sea lions in the northern coast, and you will also watch the pear cactus trees and a big colony of land iguanas. Return to the cruise and dinner.
Day 4: End of Itinerary
At the beginning of the last day you will go into the big protected mangrove cove, and once the motor of the dinghy is turned off, you may observe the marine turtles. You may also spot eagle rays, golden rays and white –tipped reef sharks. At the end of the cruise, you will leave the Angelito in the harbor of Baltra to be transferred to the airport to board your plane back to the continent.
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