Day 1: Galapagos Islands
Upon your arrival to the airport, you will be transferred to the bay to get onboard Anahi Catamaran, and after lunch, you will head to Bachas Beach, where a delightful swimming beach waits for you, with a lagoon behind where you can watch native wildlife and is also a nesting area for green sea turtle form November to February. After this activity head back to the catamaran and dinner service.
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Day 2: Galapagos Islands
After breakfast, head to Genovesa Island also known as Tower Island, where you will go to Darwin Bay a volcanic island product of a collapsed volcanic caldera, that is also a birdwatchers destiny, where you can see frigate birds, swallow taled gulls, strom petrels and endemic Galapagos doves. In the afternoon, you will visit Prince Philips steps, and you will take a hike to overcome the steep stairs from the landing dock to the top, and once you are there, you will enjoy a panoramic view of Genovesa Island. You will also have the opportunity to snorkel or kayak from the shore of this Island. End of the day and dinner onboard.
Day 3: Galapagos Islands
After breakfast, head to South Plaza, where you will see one of the largest populations of Land Iguanas in Galapagos. You will also spot Marine Iguanas and hybrids of both species. You can also see a shore colony of Bachelor Sea lions. Lunch service onboard and then you will continue to Santa Fe, that begins with a dinghy boat ride across the turquoise lagoon and once in the shore you will spot one of the many sea lion colonies in Galapagos. This place is also home to Galapagos Hawks and endemic Land Iguanas, You can also practice kayaking or snorkel at this island.
Day 4: Galapagos Islands
First activity in the morning will be a visit to San Cristobal Island, specifically Pitt Point, twhere you will see three different species of boobies and great frigate birds nesting in the same area. After this visit, you will head to Kicker Rock or León Dormido in Spanish, and take a dinghy ride around it to observe the narrow channel and the marine species that nest there. You can also practice snorkel here. Then, you will go for a walk on Isla Lobos, where you will spot blue – footed boobies and sea lions. Lunch and dinner will be served onboard.
Day 5: Galapagos Islands
In the morning, you will be transferred to Cerro Colorado Turtle Breeding Center, where you will learn about the work developed by scientists to preserve he Giant Galapagos Turtles from this Island. Then you will visit San Cristobal Interpetation Center, to learn about the natural history and colonization of the islands, as well as paying a visit to Frigatebird´s Hill. End of the day and dinner onboard.
Day 6: Galapagos Islands
Early in the morning head to head to Punta Suarez on Española Island, that is 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. You can also watch sea lions, sea birds, Marine Iguanas, masked and blue footed boobies among others, and also the Española Mockingbord, endemic from here. In the afternoon, the yacht will take you to Gardner Bay, which will be a great opportunity for snorkeling and swim.
Day 7: M/C Anahi
Early in the morning, head to Floreana Island, first to Cormorant Point, where you will be welcomed by a small Galapagos sea lion colony and the largest and best Flamingo Lagoon in Galapagos. You can also snorkel at Devil's Crown nearby, where a wonderful coral reef can be seen. After lunch, you will go to Post Office bay, place that commemorates the improvised mail service that was situated here during the 18th century. Then you will visit Haven of Peace, a natural rock formation that is now home to a semi natural tortoise breeding center. End of the day and dinner.
Day 8: End of Itinerary
Early in the morning, depart from the ship to visit Fausto Llerena turtle breeding and interpretation Center where you will learn about the work done to maintain the species of this unique animal. Then, you will be transferred to Baltra airport to take your flight back to the continent.
Activities and Services