Day 1: Sunday - Passengers arrive by plane to Baltra Island (South Seymour). They are met by their guide and transferred to the Itabaca Channel for a short crossing to Santa Cruz Island. Then by bus to the highlands, observing the Los Gemelos Pitt Craters. Arrive to the Royal Palm Galapagos, enjoy a welcome cocktail. Afternoon visit to the lava tunnels within the hotel grounds.
Day 2: Monday - Early wake-up and coffee, then transfer to Itabaca to board a Yacht. Breakfast is served onboard while the yacht sails to Daphne Islet. Navigate around to observe the bird colonies. Your guide explains fascinating aspects of the geology of the archipelago. Then sail to Bartolome Island, one of the highlights of the tour. You'll see extraordinary lava formations and climb to the summit for a stunning view of the islands. Back to your hotel.
Day 3: Tuesday - After breakfast, board the yacht and cruise to Santa Fe Island (Barrington) with its colonies of sea lions and unique cactus forest. Return to the boat for lunch on-board and sail to Plaza Island to see a colony of land iguanas, sea-birds, etc. A great afternoon of unique exploring and photo opportunities. Back to Puerto Ayora and then Royal Palm Galapagos Hotel.
Day 4: Wednesday - Transfer by yacht from Puerto Ayora to Baltra. Board the flight to Quito or Guayaquil.
NOTE: Passengers taking the 7-night vacation will have an optional hike to Tortuga Bay on Wednesday or Sunday. Although the program normally operates on Wednesdays and Sundays, special arrangements to accommodate other arrival days can be made. Please inquire.
Childrens rates are 50% of adult rate when sharing with two adults. Children who are 12 or older must pay full fare.
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