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Itinerary 2: Monserrat Voyagers Travel Specialists
Itinerary 2: Monserrat Voyagers Travel Specialists
Itinerary 2: Monserrat Voyagers Travel Specialists
Itinerary 2: Monserrat Voyagers Travel Specialists
Itinerary 2: Monserrat Voyagers Travel Specialists

Tourist Superior Galapagos Southern Islands Cruise

Sail along the Galapagos paradise on board a two-times World Travel Award Winner (2017-2018) Luxury Yacht and enjoy the countless marvels of the Islands, especially when visiting the Southern Islands of Española and Floreana plus the most wonderful visitor sites in the Central Islands. You will have the chance to visit incredible sites in 7 different islands in one wonderful 6-days cruise!

Activity level: Moderate
Ship: Monserrat Cruise  information here



Itinerary A
Sunday-Thuesday
5 Days- 4 Nights
►  DAY 01: Quito/ Isabela Island Details

Itinerary 2: Monserrat Voyagers Travel SpecialistsBaltra

Fly to Baltra. Meet the guide and transfer to the boat. In the afternoon, sail to Mosquera Island and walk along the beach and observe the vast sea lion colonies.

Mosquera Island Excursion

Wander along the beach and keep a look out for wildlife on land, in the air, and at sea. Relax on the sand or search for aquatic life in the tidal pools that dot the coastline.

 

 

 


►  DAY 02: Isabela Island Details

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Las Tintoreras Visit

Take a panga across the bay to “Tintoreras” Shark Alley to observe the whitetip reef sharks found swimming in the channels between the rocks. Get a close-up view of pelicans, frigatebirds, and diving blue-footed boobies. Watch for mantarays and rare Galápagos penguins.

Sierra Negra Volcano Hike

Hike to the rim of the 10km (6 mi) wide crater of the Sierra Negra volcano,which has the largest basaltic caldera in the Galápagos. Trek across the moon-like landscape of the lava fields and fumaroles, and enjoy spectacular views looking north toward Fernandina and the rest of Isabela Island. The volcano last erupted in October 2005, making it the most recent eruption of the Galápagos.

Giant Tortoise Breeding Centre Visit

Walk through the town’s wetlands to visit the Giant Tortoise Breeding Centre. With the giant tortoise on its way to extinction in the late 1950s, this program was established to protect these noble creatures.


►  DAY 03: Chinese Hat/ Rabida Island Details

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Chinese Hat Visit

Explore Chinese Hat’s beautiful landscape and spectacular white-coral sand beach followed by snorkelling with sea lions and penguins and swimming opportunities in the cove.

Snorkelling (Chinese Hat)

Snorkel right from the white-coral sand beach and come face to face with playful sea lions and large schools of tropical fish. Keep an eye out for marine iguanas and penguins too!

Rabida Island Excursion

Arrive at a red sand beach at Rábida to explore its trails. A short trail leads to a saltwater lagoon; another trail goes past the lagoon to the interior, where the revered palo santo trees grow. (When burned, the branches of this tree give off a pleasing aroma and ward off mosquitoes.) Head back to the beach to see prehistoric-looking pelicans nesting among low-lying bushes–it’s a rare treat to watch parent pelicans return with gullets full of fish for the squawking youngsters.

Snorkelling (Isla Rábida)

Take a panga ride from the beach to a cliff wall that drops off into the water to find one of the best deep-water snorkeling spots in the islands.


►  DAY 04: Puerto Egas /Santiago  Island Details

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Puerto Egas Visit

Explore the spectacular shoreline of Puerto Egas, also known as James Bay.Spot a great number of shore birds and reptiles–the beach area is home to a plethora of wildlife..

Snorkelling (Puerto Egas)

Grab a snorkel and jump into the water right off the beach to explore Puerto Egas’ interesting underwater world. Keep your eyes peeled for rays, turtles, and reefsharks while snorkelling. After, visit the large tidal pool area–marine iguanas and Sally Lightfoot crabs are everywhere.

Playa Espumilla Excursion

Head to Playa Espumilla, one of the most idyllic beaches in the GalápagosIslands, which has thick mangroves and sea turtle nesting sites.

Buccaneer Cove Visit

Jump into the panga and cruise alongside high cliffs and rock formations on this visit to Bucaneer Cove, which was a favourite hideout for pirates looking to stock up their boats with food and water. Spot sea lions relaxing on the beach and sea birds nesting in the cove–there’s lots to see at this site.

►  DAY 04: North Seymour/ Quito Details


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Baltra

Visit North Seymour for guided walks to observe birds and wildlife, including vast sea lion colonies. Disembark at Baltra and fly back to Quito.

North Seymour IslandVisit

Have an amazing wildlife experience visiting North Seymour Island–this island is teeming with life! Follow trails to see all the action (you may need to give way to a passing sea lion or marine iguana while walking). See blue-footed booby nests where mating pairs perform their courtship dance. Head to a rocky shore to see flocks of pelicans having lunch in a dive bomb feeding frenzy, then turn inland to a large nesting site of magnificent frigatebirds. These huge, dark acrobats have two-metre (6.5 ft) wingspans, and males, with their puffed-up scarlet throat sacks, sit precariously perched in low bushes to watch over their equally large chicks. Top off the excursion with a snorkel among sea lions and rays.

Hiking

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Photography

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Snorkeling

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Kayaking

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Swimming

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Panga-ride

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Itinerary 2: Monserrat Voyagers Travel Specialists

Highlights

  • Look for three different species of Darwin’s Finches and the Albatrosses at Española.
  • Snorkel with playful and curious sea-lions.
  • Send a postcard to your friends and loved ones back home from Post Office Bay.
  • Witness the magnificence of the waved Albatrosses at Española.
  • Enjoy amazing views while sailing on board your Yacht from its ample sun-deck or the Jacuzzi.

CRUISE INCLUDES

Itinerary 2: Monserrat Voyagers Travel Specialists  All programed visits as per itinerary with specialized naturalist bilingual guide;
Itinerary 2: Monserrat Voyagers Travel Specialists  Accommodation in twin/double cabin with private facilities (surcharge for suite);
Itinerary 2: Monserrat Voyagers Travel Specialists  All meals on board, drinking purified water, coffee and tea;
Itinerary 2: Monserrat Voyagers Travel Specialists  Snorkeling equipment (fins, mask & snorkel) & sea-kayaks;
Itinerary 2: Monserrat Voyagers Travel Specialists  Transfers within the islands on cruise dates as per itinerary;
Itinerary 2: Monserrat Voyagers Travel Specialists  Personalized 24/7 assistance during tour.

CRUISE DOES NOT INCLUDES

Itinerary 2: Monserrat Voyagers Travel Specialists  Airfare to/from Galapagos from/to Mainland Ecuador (to be added);
Itinerary 2: Monserrat Voyagers Travel Specialists  Galapagos National Park Entrance Fee US$100 per person (in cash only upon arrival);
Itinerary 2: Monserrat Voyagers Travel Specialists  Galapagos Migration Card US$20 in cash per person (at Mainland’s Airport);
Itinerary 2: Monserrat Voyagers Travel Specialists  Alcoholic/soft drinks, personal expenses, extras, and tips;
Itinerary 2: Monserrat Voyagers Travel Specialists  All sizes wet-suits for rent on board (in cash);
Itinerary 2: Monserrat Voyagers Travel Specialists  Travel, medical & cancelation Insurance and any services on Mainland;
Itinerary 2: Monserrat Voyagers Travel Specialists  Other services not specified in the program.

2019 Departures & Rates

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