Day 1: Galapagos Islands
Upon your arrival to the airport on Baltra Island, you will be received by the yacht staff, to begin with your first visit to Santa Cruz Highlands, where you will see the native flora of this place and the agricultural zone of the island, and you will also spot Galapagos Tortoises roaming freely. Then you will be transferred to the yacht for lunch, and after this, the next visit will be to Fausto Llerena Tortoise Breeding Center, where you will see tortoises from the different islands in captivity, and learn about the conservation efforts made to preserve this species. After this activity, you will have leisure time to explore Puerto Ayora.
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Day 2: Galapagos Islands
Early in the morning, the yacht will take you to South Plaza Island, home to an incredible amount of diverse flora and fauna, like frigate birds, sea lions, and swallow-tailed gulls, and coppery orange land iguanas. You can take a hike to the highest spot of this place to observe the amazing landscape and the adults and pup sea lions swimming along the shore. After this activity, you will visit Santa Fe Island. There is a white sand beach, where sea lions usually rest. This island is also home to yellow land iguanas, the largest of the archipelago. After this activity, head back to the yacht for dinner.
Day 3: M/Y Passion
First activity of the day will be landing at Gardner Bay at Española Island, where a great variety of native fauna can be found, like sea lions, marine iguanas and the endemic Española mockingbird. From here, you can also visit a good snorkeling spot, called Garner Islet, and if you want to experiment deep water snorkel, you can visit Osborn Islet, not far from this spot. During the afternoon, you will visit Suarez Point, one of the most amazing landscapes at the entire archipelago, and also a nesting site for waved albatross, and other species ‘home like blue footed and Nazca boobies.
Day 4: End of Itinerary
Santa Cruz Island: First activity of the day will be disembarking at Puerto Ayora on Santa Cruz Island, and take a bus ride for the last visit to the Twin Craters, that are actually magma domes that have collapsed leaving two deep wide holes that form an amazing landscape to admire. After this activity you will be transferred to the airport to take your flight back to the continent.
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