Day 1: Galapagos Islands
Upon your arrival to the airport in Baltra Island, you will be transferred to the Yacht at the bay. After lunch, we visit Bartolome Island, famous for the panoramic view of Pinnacle rock where you can take amazing pictures once you trek to the summit of the island. After this visit, head back to the yacht for dinner and rest.
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Day 2: Galapagos Islands
Early in the morning you will visit Darwin Bay, at this place you will walk along the white coral sands of Darwin Bay surrounded by bustling sea birds. Follow the trail and see nesting frigatebirds, gulls, and boobies. After lunch, the yacht will head to Prince Philip´s Steps (El Barranco), where a steep climb takes you to a Palo Santo Forest and species like Nazca boobies. You will also have a panoramic view of all the Island from here.
Day 3: Estrella del Mar
We disembark at South Plazas Island where you can find various species of land iguanas, and swallow-tailed gulls. You can also spot red-billed tropicbirds and indigenous swallow-tailed gulls resting on the cliffs, and sea lions playing in the waters. After lunch head to Santa Fe, where you can hike towards the cliffs along the island's northern shore to view the forest of giant prickly pear cactus (Opuntia), which is home to endemic land iguanas.It is also one of the best locations to see sea turtles, swim with sea lions, and get a glimpse of a whitetip reef shark.
Day 4: End of Itinerary
After breakfast, the yacht will land at Santa Cruz Island, where we take a bus ride to the Highlands, to visit El Chato Reserve, a perfect place to see giant tortoises in their natural environment. Explore the reserve’s lagoon and lava tunnels, keeping an eye out for owls that often roost in the tunnels’ entrances. After this activity you will be transferred to the airport to take your flight back to the continent.
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