Itinerary A - Eco Galaxy Catamaran - Galapagos Cruise

Itinerary A - Eco Galaxy Catamaran | Eco Galaxy | Galapagos Tours Itinerary A - Eco Galaxy Catamaran | Eco Galaxy | Galapagos Tours
This Expedition Cruise will allow you to discover the amazing wildlife in the Galapagos Islands. On Genovesa you can enjoy breathtaking views, breathtaking dinghy trips, and up-close encounters with some of the archipelago's most famous birds. Nazca Boobies , red-footed Boobies and more can be found here. North Seymour offers a great hike with snorkeling. You can see all of the Galapagos' iconic species on this island in just one or two hours. San Cristobal is a great place to learn about the evolution and conservation of giant turtles. You can snorkel in crystal-clear waters or relax on white sandy beaches with sea lions. You will be able to see the amazing Galapagos Giant Tortoises and gain knowledge about their preservation. You will enjoy a short walk in Santa Fe, where you'll be able to see Galapagos hawks Darwin's finches and Galapagos mockingbirdsGalapagos Sea Lions. South Plaza offers one of the most unique visitor experiences on the Galapagos due to its large variety of wildlife.

5 Day Galapagos Itinerary

Day 1: San Cristobal Island: Kicker Rock & Cerro Brujo

Kicker Rock

San Cristobal airport. Reception at airport. Transfer In. Welcome on board Galaxy II Cruise. Welcome drink and lunch. Kicker Rock or Leon Dormido is formed by two rocks of approximately 148m above sea level named thus by its similitude with a lion we will pass between both rocks but we will not disembark because is not possible to do it.

Cerro Brujo

Brujo Hill is an eroding tuff cone that at several locations is composed of lava type a – a. It is formed by low-viscosity lava that contains little gas and breaks while it solidifies and is pushed by lava continuing to flow from behind.

Day 2: Santa Fe Island & South Plaza Island

Santa Fe Island 

Wet landing, activities for this day: hiking, swimming and snorkeling. Description of this place: With 24 Km2 and 60 meters of height above sea level, it is an almost central island that has a unique place of visit: an incredible bay with turquoise water protected by a natural barrier of rocks and from you can appreciate colonies of seals and hawks flying over. It is home of one of the two species of land iguanas that have the islands, their main food are the leaves and fruits of the large and thick cactus. Crabs, nocturnal herons, marine iguanas, cucuves and land doves are seen frequently. The Bay is excellent place to swim and to do snorkeling. Marine Tortoises, rays, sea lions and tropical fishes are an amazing attraction! Snacks and refreshing beverages expect for you on board. Lunch.

South Plaza Island

South Plazas are two small islands, created by land uplift where land iguanas are known to be smaller; they nest during warm time. The hike goes along an extraordinary cliff where sea birds nest. Approximately, in this Island there are 1000 sea lions (Zalophus wollebaeki) and they are located in south side of Plazas

 

Day 3: North Seymour Island & Mosquera Islet

North Seymour Island

This Island was formed by the lifting of volcanic marine lava. Marine fossil where found in this island; the fossil dates from Pleistocene. In 1932 the Capitan Alan Hancock and his crew took 72 land iguanas from Baltra Island and the iguanas were introduced in North Seymour Island; the reason of this change was that the iguanas could live in better conditions than in Baltra. The crew of Capitan Hancock found malnourished iguanas in Baltra; in 1934 colonizing people verified that the iguanas were in good conditions. The vegetation of North Seymour is bushy and host nest of Real Frigates of Galapagos. Return to EcoGalaxy. Lunch

Mosquera Islet

This islet is located between Baltra Island and North Seymour. Here, we find the biggest sea lions colony; also it is possible to observe several species of birds.


 

Day 4: Genovesa Island: Darwin Bay & El Barranco

Darwin Bay

Wet landing, coral beach, activities for this day: short walks, photography, swimming, snorkeling. The Genovesa is a small island situated to the north of Galapagos our unloading in Darwin bay will be wet. Near to the beach we will find a small forest of mangrove swamp where we will discover a colony of Frigates, marine iguanas, red-foot boobies and mask boobies, the great terrestrial finch, seagull, herons, finch of cactus. After this visit in land, we have the option that our passengers enjoy swimming in the bay. Lunch

El Barranco

Dry landing, activities: hiking. Also known as Prince Felipe’s stairs. Here, we will have a walk for the Barranco path. In our journey we will observe tropical birds, petrels, common frigate, red-foot boobies, mask boobies, dove, and finches.


 

Day 5: Santa Cruz Island: Carrion Point & Transfer our

Punta Carrión is located in northeastern Santa Cruz, we will navigate around this point which will provide you opportunities  to see various sea birds nesting on the rock cliffs. Transfer Out.


 

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Itinerary A - Eco Galaxy Catamaran | Galapagos Map

5 Day Galapagos Itinerary Includes

  • Airport assistance
  • Transfers in Galapagos
  • Accommodation in double cabin
  • All meals during the cruise
  • Naturalist Bilingual Guide
  • All visits and excursions according to the itinerary
  • Snorkel Gear (mask, tube and fins)
  • Kayaks, paddle boards
  • Unlimited purified water, coffee and tea
  • Wetsuits, soft drinks, beach towels

5 Day Galapagos Itinerary Does not Include

  • Local flight to/from Galapagos
  • Galapagos National Park Entrance fee
  • Galapagos Transit card
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Tips
  • Local Taxes
  • Travel Insurance
  • Service do not specified

5 Day Galapagos Itinerary Highlights

  • Galapagos sea lions, marine Iguanas, magnificent & great frigatebirds, blue-footed Boobies, San Cristobal Lava Lizards.
  • Giant tortoises, Darwin finches, barn owls, white-cheeked pintails, Galapagos flycatchers, Lava tunnels.
  • Nesting great frigatebirds, red footed & Nazca boobies, Galapagos sea lions, lava & swallow-tailed gulls, yellow-crown night herons, Genovesa ground finch, Genovesa cactus finch, Galapagos mockingbirds.

Meals Included

  • Breakfast Served Daily
  • 4 Dinners
  • 5 Lunches
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Reviews

Awesome crew
- Nicola Constantinides
Every single detail about the voyage was spelled out by the organizing crew. If you had any question regarding the cruise, you could rest assured that the crew can answer it.
Eco Galaxy
- Kyle Brinkmann
I booked my Galapagos Islands cruise with Eco Galaxy. The booking procedure was smooth, and the agent Juan Velez, was very friendly and knowledgeable about the cruise. The trip itself was awesome, and I cannot find enough words to express my gratitude.

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Itinerary A - Eco Galaxy Catamaran
5 Days (A)
From $3,400.00 per person
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