Nemo I 8 Days - Itinerary B South

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Day 1: Galapagos Islands

After an early arrival to the airport in Baltra you will be transferred to the Nemo III Catamaran in the Bay. Lunch service on the yacht and navigation to North Seymour Island, where we will walk a trail to see colonies of Blue Footed Boobies and Frigate birds. After this activity you head back to the yacht. Dinner service and rest.

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Activities and Services

Included

Lunch

Dinner

Day 2: Galapagos Islands

Early start after breakfast, to begin with a visit to Witch Hill (Cerro Brujo), a beautiful white sand beach, where species like brown pelicans, blue-footed boobies and sea lions are found. Next we head to kicker rock, located of the coast of San Cristobal, to see the remains of a lava cone eroded by the sea, the perfect resting place for tropic birds, frigates and boobies. After lunch, head to Lobos Island, famous for its population of sea lions and fur sea lions. Head back to the catamaran and dinner.

Lobería San Cristóbal

Activities and Services

Included

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

Day 3: Galapagos Islands

Early in the morning head to the beautiful beach at Gardner Bay, an important breeding site for pacific green turtles. But the main attraction is the Galapagos sea lion colony, along with marine iguanas, and Galapagos Hawks. At this point you can also snorkel over to Gardner Islet and Osborn Islet that are nearby. After lunch, we visit Suarez Point, a basaltic cliff which forms a blowhole where water sprays high into the air, and where you can see sea lions, sea birds, marine Iguanas, and nesting boobies & albatross. After this activity, return to the yacht for dinner.

Activities and Services

Included

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

Day 4: Galapagos Islands

Early in the morning, head to Floreana Island where our first stop will be Cormorant Point. Here you will be welcomed by a small Galapagos sea lion colony, and visit two beaches: green sand beach that contains olivine crystal, and a flour sand beach made up of finer white coral sand. You may also spot stingrays along the shore. After lunch, we go to Post Office bay, established in 1793 by British whalers to send letters to and from England, and even today, visitors have the opportunity to send letters of their own. If the weather is good you may also have the opportunity to snorkel from the beach. End of the day and dinner.

Cormorant Point

Activities and Services

Included

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

Day 5: Galapagos Islands

After breakfast, a dry landing on Santa Cruz Island. We take a bus to private estate “Las Primicias”. This reserve offers you one of the best possibilities to see the giant tortoises of Santa Cruz Island in their natural habitat. After lunch service on the yacht, we visit Charles Darwin Station to learn about the protection and conservation of the island, and see the Breeding and Rearing Centre for young tortoises and adult Galapagos tortoises in captivity. Return to the catamaran and dinner.

Included

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

Day 6: Galapagos Islands

After breakfast, head to South Plazas, to see one of the largest populations of Land Iguanas in Galapagos. You may also spot Marine Iguanas and hybrids of both species. There is also a shore colony of Bachelor Sea lions. Lunch service onboard and then you will continue to Santa Fe. We begin with a dinghy boat ride across the turquoise lagoon, spotting sea lions swimming. This place is also home to Galapagos Hawks and endemic Land Iguanas.

Activities and Services

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Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

Day 7: S/C Nemo I

Early in the morning you will visit Chinese Hat, a volcanic cone that forms an islet of the rocky coast of Santiago, and where a small colony of Galapagos penguins have settled. You may also see Galapagos sea lions, and marine iguanas, and practise deep water snorkeling with Galapagos Penguins, whitetipped sharks and sea lions. After lunch we head to the volcano islet of Bartolome, which offers some of the greatest landscapes and panoramas of the entire Archipelago. You can also practice snorkel here or relax on the beach. In the late afternoon, return to the catamaran and dinner.

Activities and Services

Included

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

Day 8: End of Itinerary

Early in the morning we head to Mosquera Islet, located between Baltra and North Seymour, where one of the largest populations of sea lions around the Archipelago resides. With luck you may also spot orcas. After this activity, head to Baltra to take your flight back to the continent.

Activities and Services

Included

Breakfast

 

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