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Galapagos - MV Santa Cruz II

(5 Days)

Baltra | Santa Cruz | Santiago | Rabida | Bartolomé | Genovesa | Santa Cruz


05.03.2018 14.05.2018 11.06.2018 09.07.2018
Day Routing
01 Mon Baltra Island - Santa Cruz Island

Arrival at Baltra airport. Embarkation on M/V Santa Cruz II. Las Bachas is a white sandy beach in the north of Santa Cruz Island with a salt water lagune backdrop. After a wet landing you will have the opportunity to swim and snorkle in the bay.

02 Tue Santiago Island

Visit of Santiago Island. The Buccaneer bay is famous for its distinctive rock formations and the dark reddish-purple sandy beach. Hundreds of seabirds flock across the tufaceous cliffs and sealions are laying lazy in the sun. At Puerto Egas a round walk takes you past land iguanas, oystercatchers and fur seals, one of the few places on Galapagos, where these animals can be watched.

03 Wed Rabida Island, Bartolomé Island

Visit of Rabida Island and short walk to the salt water lagune, where from time to time flamingos can be watched. Excellent snorkelling spots provide an insight into the colourful underwater world. Trekking tour on Bartolomé Island to reach the top of the volcanic crater with beautiful views of the Pinnacle Rock, one of the most photographed motives on Galapagos. You can see marine iguanas, lava lizards and various kind of cacti.

04 Thu Genovesa Island

Visit of Prince Phillip´s steps on Genovesa Island. This steep path leads through a colony of marine birds on 25m high cliffs. During a walk across the island blue-faces boobies, red-footed boobies, red-billed tropic birs and hundreds of shearwaters can be observed. In the afternoon visit of the Darwin bay, where a lot of birds welcome you, especially frigate birds, red-footed boodies, herons, finches and mockingbirds.

05 Fri Santa Cruz Island

In the morning drive through the highlands of Santa Cruz Island inclusive photo stop at the Twin Craters. Visit the famous lava tunnel and the giant tortoises. Afterwards transfer to Baltra airport for your return flight to Quito or Guayaquil. From there individuela homebound flight.

**Remark: Considering the changes in the flight schedules, weather conditions and National Park Regulations, itineraries are subject to change.