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Enchanted Central Islands Luxury Exploration

An incredible voyage around the Central Islands from San Cristobal with carefully designed visits to enjoy the many marvels that each visitor site offers to the eager adventurer; this in company of a friendly a knowledgeable naturalist guide plus the enchantment of a luxurious yacht with the best personalized services on board.

Activity level: Moderate
Ship: Naturtal Paradise information here



Itinerary

►  DAY 01: San Cristobal: Kicker Rock Details

DAY 1 Tuesday: Arrival / San Cristobal

Arrive by plane to the charming Capital of Galapagos in San Cristobal Island. Meet the friendly crew and settle in
your comfortable cabin and enjoy a delicious welcome lunch on board.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kicker Rock | Galapagos Islands | Voyagers TravelPM: Kicker Rock

One of the best snorkeling sites in the Galapagos, this striking rock formation is located a couple hours off the
western shore of San Cristobal. Jutting out of the water, the rocks stand vertically at hundreds of feet above the
ocean divided by a small channel. Enjoy marvelous marine life like sea turtles, tropical fish and even sharks.
Hundreds of sea-birds will welcome you on the rock formation.

 

 

 

►  DAY 02: North Seymour Island / South Plaza Island  Details

Gardner Bay | Española Island | GalapagosAM: North Seyour

Galapagos sea lions, blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigate birds are abundant on North Seymour Island.
The island was formed by a series of submarine lava containing layers of sediment that were uplifted by tectonic
activity. The island is characterized by its arid vegetation zone; you will enjoy dinghy ride and hiking on this
beautiful island.

 

 

 

South Plazas Island, GalapagosPM: South Plaza

This small island with steep cliffs was formed by rising lava and is now covered by Opuntia cacti. It is also home
to one of the largest sea lion colonies as well as colorful yellow and red land iguanas. During the rainy season its
color is a greenish to yellowish tone and in the dry season (end of June through January) a bright red.

 

 

 

 

 

►  DAY 03: Rabida Island / Bartolome Island  Details

Rabida Island | GalapagosAM: Rabida Island

Rabida Island (Jervis) is one of the most colorful and volcanically varied islands in the archipelago and a
great snorkeling site. It houses a picturesque maroon sandy beach and stunning viewpoints of amazing landscapes.
The island is a birdwatcher’s delight: Galapagos hawks, nine varieties of finches, brown pelicans, large-billed
flycatchers, and more.

 

 

 

Bartolome Island | GalapagosPM: Bartolome Island

Home of the famous Pinnacle Rock, the island is an extinct volcano with a variety of red, orange, black and
even green volcanic formations. A trail of stairs known as “Prince Philip’s Steps” leads to the very summit,
boasting one of the best views of the islands. The beach is perfect for snorkeling and possible sightings of the
Galapagos penguin.

 

 

 

►  DAY 04: Santiago Island / Santa Cruz Island: Sullivan Bay & Dragon Hil  Details

Sullivan Bay | Galapagos Islands | Galapagos IslandsAM: Sullivan Bay

Santa Fe is in the southeastern part of the Galapagos. This island was formed from an
uplift instead than a volcanic origin, this is why is mostly flat. There are some theories which assure this could
be the oldest island in the Archipelago. Santa Fe is the home of a number of endemic species like the Galapagos
Hawk, Galapagos snake, Galapagos mockingbird, rice rats and one of the two species of lands Iguanas of the islands.
After disembarkation in the beautiful and clear waters, you will be in contact with one of the many sea lion
colonies.  You can see many salt bushes along the trail as well giant prickly pear cactus, gigantism is a
characteristic of oceanic islands. There are great possibilities of snorkeling with playful sea lions and tropical
fishes.

 

 

Dragon Hill | Santa Cruz Island | Galapagos Island | Galapagos CruisesPM: Dragon Hill

Plazas is at the east of Santa Cruz Island and forms part of two islands known as Islas
Plazas. Despite its small size, some of the most interesting and outstanding species of the Galapagos are found
here. The Plazas land iguanas are smaller than its relatives found at other islands. Throughout the island are
several hybrid iguanas, a result of crossing a male marine iguana and a female land iguana, they are unique,
recognizable at first glance by their black/gray color, with a land iguana’s crest, but face and tail of the marine
iguana. The big population of iguanas is due to the presence of  tunas, their favorite food.  You can see swallow
Tailed Gulls nesting along the cliffs with other sea bids as Audubon shearwaters, red-billed tropicbirds, frigate
birds and brown pelicans.

 

►  DAY 05: Santa Cruz Island / Baltra Island: Twin Craters & Transfer out Details

Twin craters | Santa Cruz Island | GalapagosAM: Twin Craters

Los Gemelos, or the Twin Craters, are located opposite each other on both sides of the road leading from Puerto Ayora to Baltra. The name is only figurative; not real craters, these formations were created by the collapse of surface material in underground fissures and chambers. The view is breathtaking.
Continue to Baltra Airport to board your flight back to the Mainland.

 

 

Hiking

Photography

Snorkeling

Kayaking

Swimming

Panga-ride

Wildlife spot

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Highlights

  • Enjoy a refreshing cocktail while observing the sunset from the boat’s fantastic sun-deck.
  • Frigate birds, blue footed boobies, sea lions and more in the enchanting North Seymour Island.
  • Climb your way at Bartolome to amaze with wonderful panoramic views at Pinnacle Rock.
  • South Plaza, a marvelous site to observe the endemic land iguanas on their natural habitat.
  • The perfect complement to your journey: snorkeling at Sullivan Bay.

CRUISE INCLUDES

  All programed visits as per itinerary with specialized naturalist bilingual guide;
  Accommodation in twin/double cabin with private facilities (some with balcony), all meals on board, drinking purified water, coffee and tea;
  Snorkeling equipment (fins, mask & snorkel), Wet-suits & sea-kayaks;
  Transfers within the islands on cruise dates as per itinerary;
  Personalized 24/7 assistance during tour.

CRUISE DOES NOT INCLUDES

  Airfare to/from Galapagos from/to Mainland Ecuador (to be added);
  Galapagos National Park Entrance Fee US$100 per person (in cash only upon arrival);
  Galapagos Migration Card US$20 in cash per person (at Mainland’s Airport);
  Alcoholic/soft drinks, personal expenses, extras, tips and other services not specified in the program;
  All sizes wet-suits for rent on board (in cash);
  Travel, medical & cancelation Insurance and any services on Mainland.
  International Flights.

2019 Departures & Rates

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START DATE CABIN PRICE
July 02 STANDARD $3,569
July 30 STANDARD $2,799
August 27 STANDARD $2,799
September 10 STANDARD $2,369
October 08 STANDARD $2,369
October 22 STANDARD $2,369
November 05 STANDARD $2,369
November 19 STANDARD $2,369
December 03 STANDARD $2,369
December 17 STANDARD $3,149

All departures and prices are subject to availability. Please Contact Us to confirm preferred departure