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Chinese Hat | Galapagos Islands
Chinese Hat | Galapagos Islands
Charles Darwin Station Galapagos Islands
El Barranco | Genovesa Island| Galapagos
Rabida Island | Galapagos
Grand Majestic Galapagos Cruise

Luxury Genovesa and Central Islands Cruise

A breathtaking journey on board one of the newest high-end Luxury Motor-Yacht sailing the Archipelago to discover the marvels of Genovesa, Rabida and San Cristobal Islands. Quality services and personalized attention on board your yacht will definitely be the perfect complement to your Galapagos dream-holiday!

Activity level: Moderate
Ship: Grand Majestic information here



Itinerary
►  DAY 01:  Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station Details

Charles Darwin Station Galapagos IslandsDAY 1 Thurday: Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station

Arrive to the Enchanted Galapagos paradise before noon. Transfer to your lovely Yacht to settle and enjoy a delicious welcome Lunch.

PM: Charles Darwin Station

This World-famous Research Station is home to turtles ranging from 3-inches (new hatchlings) to 4-feet long. Subspecies of turtles interact with one another and many of the older turtles are accustomed to humans stretching out their heads for a photo opportunity. The babies are kept until they are about four years old and strong enough to survive on their own.


►  DAY 02:  Genovesa Island: El Barranco & Darwin Bay Details

El Barranco | Genovesa Island| GalapagosDAY 2 Friday: Genovesa Island: El Barranco & Darwin Bay

 

AM: El Barranco

Also known as Prince Phillip’s Steps, El Barranco is a steep, rocky path that lead to a high cliff-face from where you will have marvelous views. This site is also home to “palo santo” vegetation as well as red-footed boobies, Galapagos swallows, Endemic Doves and short-eared lava owls.

 

 

Darwin Bay | Genovesa Island | Galapagos

 

PM: Darwin Bay

This white sand coral beach heads a half-mile trail that winds through mangroves filled with land birds: Red-footed / Nazca boobies and swallow-tailed gulls can be spotted here. Further down the path are tidal pools where Sea-lions swim playfully. At the end is a spectacular view off a cliff.

 


►  DAY 03:  Rabida Island & Chinese Hat Details

Rabida Island, Galapagos | Galapagos Cruises

 

DAY 3 Saturday: Rabida Island & Chinese Hat

AM: Rabida Island

Rabida Island (Jervis) is one of the most colorful and volcanically varied islands in the archipelago and a great snorkeling site! Its famous maroon-sandy beach and stunning lookouts provide wonderful sightings; also the island is a birdwatcher’s delight as some of the rarest species are found in abundance: nine varieties of Darwin’s Finches, Penguins, Galapagos Hawks, large-billed flycatchers and brown Pelicans.

 

 

Chinese Hat, Galapagos Islands

 

 

PM: Chinese Hat

This small islet is located near the southeast coast of Santiago Island. Its name comes from the distinct shape of the islet’s summit. This small islet is a great location to view many geological formations such as lava tubes and lava flows.

 

 

 


►  DAY 04: San Cristobal Island: Witch Hill & Lobos Island Details

Galapagos Islands Blue Footed Boobies

 

DAY 4 Sunday: San Cristobal Island: Witch Hill & Lobos Island

AM: Witch Hill

Located on the northern coast, this eroded hill and its surroundings present one of the most picturesque beaches in the Galapagos with its white powdery sand and the abundance of animals: Sea turtles, Sting-rays, Blue-footed boobies and finches. The clear water provides an excellent opportunity for enjoying swimming and snorkeling to spot tropical fishes, sponge coral and much more!

 

Lobos Islands Galapagos Islands

 

PM: Lobos Island

The name of the island means “Sea Lion’s Island” and the name is quite appropriate is packed with noisy, frolicking and jolly Sea-lions who will welcome you to their home with open fins! This island also offers great snorkeling opportunities as well as the chance to see Frigate-Birds, blue-footed and Nazca boobies.

 

 

 


►  DAY 05: Intretation Center & Transfer out Details

Interpretation Center | San Cristobal Island | GalapagosDAY 5 Monday: Intretation Center & Transfer out

Before heading to the Airport for your flight back to Mainland, a short walk to the Interpretation Center in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, which was inaugurated in 1998 as a phase of the project “Interpretation and Environment Education Project”; visitors enjoy expositions on natural history, human history, and conservation. The efforts represent the movement to protect the wildlife and natural environment through means of population and tourist control. The Interpretation Center has an outdoor stadium, audio-visual equipment, and meeting rooms. Flight back to Mainland.

Hiking

Photography

Snorkeling

Kayaking

Swimming

Panga-ride

Grand Majestic Galapagos Cruise | 5 days itinerary

Highlights

  • Witness efforts to protect the Giant Galapagos Tortoises at Santa Cruz’s Charles Darwin Station & Breeding Center.
  • Amazing large colonies of Red-footed and Nazca boobies in Genovesa,
  • Discover untamed marine live while snorkeling at Witch Hill.
  • Swim with curious and playful Sea-lions at Lobos Island.

CRUISE INCLUDES

  All programed visits as per itinerary with specialized naturalist bilingual guide;
  Accommodation in twin/double cabin, suite 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, and tips;
  Travel, medical & cancelation insurance and any services on mainland;
  International Flights;
  Other services not specified in the program.

2019 Departures & Rates

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START DATECABINPRICE
January 24STATEROOM$1.839
February 07STATEROOM$2.369
February 21STATEROOM$3.149
March 07STATEROOM$3.149
March 21STATEROOM$2.369
May 30STATEROOM$2.369
June 13STATEROOM$2.369
June 27STATEROOM$2.369
August 22STATEROOM$3.149
September 05STATEROOM$2.369
September 19STATEROOM$2.369
October 17STATEROOM$3.149
October 31STATEROOM$3.149
November 14STATEROOM$3.149
December 12STATEROOM$3.149

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