Day 1: Galapagos Islands
Upon your arrival to the airport in Baltra Island, you will take a bus ride to a local restaurant for lunch. During the afternoon, you will visit a local private reserve at Santa Cruz Highlands, where you will have the opportunity to see giant tortoises in their natural habitat. You will also visit lava tunnels in this reserve. After this visit, you will be transferred to the port to get onboard la Pinta Galapagos Cruise.
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Day 2: Galapagos Islands
After breakfast, you will begin the day with a panga ride to Eden Islet, which has a volcanic setting and semi eroded lava flows, and where you will have the opportunity to observe blue footed boobies, frigate birds and reef shark. You can also snorkel at this islet. During the afternoon you will head to Chinese Hat Islet, place that gets its name from its peculiar appearance, this is a recently formed islet, that forms a cove which offers excellent swimming and snorkeling opportunities. After these activities head back to the yacht for dinner.
Day 3: Galapagos Islands
After breakfast, the yacht will take you to Bartolome Island, where you will begin with a steep climb up a wooden staircase up to the top, from where you will have a spectacular view of the entire Island. You will also take a dinghy ride around pinnacle rock. During the afternoon, you will take a panga ride to Sullivan Bay, and you will land at a white coral sand beach, great for swimming and spot the recently formed lava field at this place. End of the day and dinner onboard.
Day 4: M/Y La Pinta
Early in the morning, head to Darwin Bay, a white sand coral beach, that winds through mangroves filled with land birds, like Nazca boobies, red-footed boobies and swallow- tailed gulls, you can also snorkel at this beautiful harbor. During the afternoon you will take a dinghy ride to Genovesa Island, where you will visit Prince Phillip ́s Steps. A steep climb up these stairs will take you to a flat plateau where you will observe colonies of Nazca boobies, red-footed boobies and frigate birds. You can also snorkel and kayak at this spot. End of the day and dinner onboard.
Day 5: End of Itinerary
Early in the morning and after breakfast, the yacht will land at Baltra Island, and you will take a bus ride to the airport to take your flight back to the continent.