Itinerary “A+B”

Itinerary D 9 days 8 nights Treasure of Galapagos

Itinerary ‘’A+B’’ 9 days 8 nights


AM: Transfer Baltra– Seymour Port
PM: Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin


AM: Santiago Island: Sullivan Bay
PM: Bartolome Island


AM: North Seymour Island
PM: Mosquera Islet


AM: South Plazas Island
PM: San Cristobal Island: Cerro Brujo


AM: San Cristobal Island: Interpretation Center
PM: Cerro Colorado


AM: Española: Gardner Bay
PM: Española: Punta Suarez


AM: Floreana: Post office Bay
PM: Floreana: P. Cormorant


AM: Santa Fe
PM: Tortuga Bay


AM: Santa Cruz Island: Chato
PM: Transfer out – Baltra airport



Iguana in Galapagos islandsFRIDAY: Transfer in Baltra – Seymour Port. PM: Lunch at noon. Transfer to Puerto Ayora dry landing, hiking educational visit to the Charles Darwin Station (giant tortoises, Opuntia cactus, etc.). Degree of difficulty: easy Duration: 2 hours, dinner at night.






Galapagos tourSATURDAY: Sullivan Bay and Bartolome AM: Sullivan Bay:Breakfast in the morning.This site is of great geological interest is located south-east of Santiago Island, landing it can be done both on the rocky shore (dry landing) or the white sandy beach (wet landing). The length of the trail is 1.5 km approximately. The area is covered by lava flows Pahohoe type (solidified lava in a wavy or accordion). It was very active in the past 25 years of the nineteenth century. The Sullivan lava was formed in 1897. Flow is very young geologically. The magma formed is flat, but the underground lava movement, rapid cooling and other eruptions led to the break in many places. Difficulty: Moderate Duration approximately 1 hour 30 minutes. Lunch at noon. PM: Bartolomé: Wet Landing, After lunch visit to the Pinnacle Rock beach for swimming and snorkeling. In the afternoon dry landing to reach the viewpoint of Bartolome. On this island, you can see interesting formations of lava and cinder cones. After a 30 to 40 minutes climbing, a wooden staircase leads to the top of the island where there are beautiful views of the nearby beaches. This island is one of the most visited and photographed because of Pinnacle Rock. Degree of difficulty: Moderate, Duration 1 Hour 30 Minutes. Dinner in the evening.


Snorkeling in Galapagos Islands

SUNDAY: North Seymour – Mosquera AM: North Seymour: Breakfast in the morning. Dry landing. On this island you can see blue-footed boobies, colonies of frigates, fork-tailed gulls, terns, sea lions, lava lizards and land iguanas. Palo Santo trees can also be observed. Difficulty: Moderate Duration approximately 2 hours. Lunch at noon. PM: Mosquera: Wet Landing. The Islet is Located between the islands of Baltra and North Seymour.It is a reef of rocks and coral (the result of an uprising) and a great white sand beach. It is a reef of rocks and coral (the result of an uprising) and a great white sand beach.Its narrowest width reaches about 160 meters and has an estimated length of 600 meters.In most of the perimeter there is base of lava rocks, as evidence of the lava uprising, except in the southwest side where the landing occurs.In most of its perimeter there is basis of lava rocks, as evidence of the wash uprising, except in the southwest side where the landing occurs.This island has one of the largest populations of sea lions. This island has one of the largest Populations of sea lions.You can also observe several species of shorebirds.You can also observe several species of shorebirds.There have been occasional reports at this site of Orcas (Orcinus orca) feeding on sea lions. There have been occasional reports at this site of Orcas (Orcinus orca).Degree of difficulty: easy, Duration approximately 1 hour, Dinner in the evening.


Frigate Bird in Galapagos IslandsMONDAY: South Plazas – Cerro Brujo AM: South Plazas:Breakfast in the morning. Dry landing. This island is full of life. There are colonies of sea lions and land iguanas. While you walk on the banks it is possible to see a great number of birds such as nesting tropic birds and fork-tailed seagulls, but most of all enjoying the beautiful view from the top the steep banks or strolling along the base of the cliff is an extremely

pleasurable experience. The Opuntiacactus grow here too and the vegetation changes color according to the season of the year. Paths: easy, duration: 2 Hours. Lunch at noon. PM: Cerro Brujo: Wet Landing is a beautiful beach of white coral where you can swim and watch birds and sea lions, plus you can snorkel. Located on the north coast of the San Cristobal Island. In the vicinity of the beach you can see seabirds like blue-footed boobies, Nazca boobies, herons, frigate birds and shore birds. Degree of difficulty: easy, Duration approximately 2 hours, Dinner in the evening.


Sea Lion in Galapagos Islands

TUESDAY: AM: Interpretation Center-San Cristobal:Breakfast in the morning.Dry Landing. This site is educational information about the evolution of the Galapagos Islands and animal life in the islands. Degree of difficulty: easy. Duration: 1 hour 30Minutes.

PM: Cerro Colorado: dry landing. After a bus ride of 45 minutes to reach Cerro Colorado, where you can see giant Galapagos tortoises in a Breading Center. Degree of difficulty: easy, 2 Hour Approx.Dinner in the evening.





Galapagos Tortoise in Galapagos IslandsWEDNESDAY: Española: Gardner Bay – Punta Suarez

AM: Gardner Bay: Breakfast in the morning .Wet Landing.Located on the north coast of Española Island. The main attraction is the colony of sea lions, which inhabit the beach in great quantity during thebreeding season. Both resident and migratory birds are observed. Degree of difficulty: easy Duration: 2 Hours.Lunch atnoon.

PM: Punta Suarez: Dry Landing. During the walk on this island you can see sea lions, marine iguanas, blue footed boobies, Nazca boobies, Darwin finches, Galapagos hawks, albatrosses, lava lizards, herons. Degree of difficulty: difficult, Duration: 2 Hours. Dinner in the evening.


Snorkeling in Galapagos IslandsTHURSDAY: Floreana: Post Office Bay – Punta Cormorant

AM: Post office bay:Breakfast in the morning. Wet Landing.This is one of the few visitor sites, that is visited for its human history. Whaling Captain James Colnett established the wooden post barrel in the early 1793. At the time whaling was a big industry, ships were typically gone for 2 years at a time. The Galapagos Islands were a frequent stop for these ships. Outbound ships would drop off letters after rounding the cape and the ships returning home would mail them.

Over the years thousands of ships have stopped to send and receive mail at Post Office Bay. Many have posted a sign of driftwood or other materials memorializing their visit. This is the only area in the Galapagos were graffiti is still acceptable.
Degree of difficulty: Easy Duration: 2 Hours. Lunch at noon.

PM: Punta Cormorant: Wet Landing, This site has a sandy olivine beach for walking and swimming. The island also has a flamingo lagoon. In addition, white sand beach where sea turtles nest from December to May. Degree of difficulty: easy Duration: 2 Hours. Dinner in the evening.


Masked Boobie in Galapagos IslandsFRIDAY: Santa Fe – Tortuga Bay

AM: Santa Fe: Breakfast in the morning. Wet Landing. Snorkeling in the rocky coast of the island, to see a variety of fish and sea turtles.You can see colonies of sea lions, land iguanas, frigate birds, Galapagos doves and lava lizards. On the island you can see a forest of giant cacti and Palo Santo trees. Degree of difficulty: Moderate Duration: 2 Hours. Lunch at noon.

PM: Tortuga Bay: Dry Landing, interesting walk to the Turtle Bay beach, perhaps the most beautiful beaches in the Galapagos, we can swim and snorkel observing colonies of marine iguanas, pelicans, Darwin’s finches, sharks, sea turtles, the incredible forest Giant Cactus, Degree of difficulty: Moderate Duration: 3 Hours. Dinner in the evening.


Island hopping in Galapagos IslandsSATURDAY: Santa Cruz

AM: EL Chato: Breakfast in the morning. Dry Landing. El Chato reserve is divided into two areas; Caseta and Chato. The trail begins at Santa Rosa, 22 km from Puerto Ayora, with the Caseta route being the more challenging. The reserve allows visitors to observe giant tortoises in the wild during the dry season, and is also a good place to spot short-eared owls, Darwin’s finches, yellow warblers, Galapagos rails and paint-billed crakes. Degree of difficulty: Easy. Duration: 1 hour 30 Minutes.– Transfer out to Baltra’s Airport.


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