4-Day Galapagos Cruise to Eastern Islands: Your Ultimate Exploration Experience

4-Day Galapagos Cruise to Eastern Islands: Your Ultimate Exploration Experience

Embark on an unforgettable adventure through the Galapagos Islands with a 4-day ultra luxury cruise that showcases the unparalleled beauty and unique wildlife of this ecological wonder. Experience up-close encounters with some of San Cristobal's renowned landmarks and immerse yourself in the picturesque landscapes of the eastern islands. With the guidance of experienced local experts, explore the pristine waters and participate in various activities such as snorkeling, hiking and sea kayaking.

Throughout this journey, witness the diverse wildlife inhabiting the islands, including flamingos, penguins and marine iguanas on Floreana Island and the famed waved Albatross on Española island’s iconic Punta Suarez trail. Stroll along the stunning white sands of Gardner Bay and gain valuable insights into the region's natural history. A visit to the Fausto Llerena Breeding Center provides a rare opportunity to observe the iconic Galapagos tortoise species in their natural environment.

Key Takeaways

  • The 4-day cruise offers a memorable exploration of the eastern Galapagos Islands and San Cristobal's landmarks.
  • Unique wildlife encounters, such as penguins on Floreana Island, are part of this exceptional experience.

  • Knowledgeable guides enrich the journey, sharing the rich natural history of the Galapagos with participants.

Day by day

Day 1 : Arrival on San Cristobal Island and Exploring Tijeretas Hill

Upon arrival at San Cristóbal Island, embark on an afternoon excursion to Tijeretas Hill, offering a stunning viewpoint and an opportunity to encounter the island's wildlife. Continue to the Interpretation Center, where you'll learn about the volcanic origins and conservation efforts shaping the Galápagos Islands. Make your self at home in one of the finest yacht cabins anywhere, enjoy your private balcony view and high touch amenities. 

The chef will treat all guests to a welcome dinner that opens the door an exclusive world of fine dining based on the unique flavors of Ecuador’s gastronomy. 

Day 2 : Experiencing Gardner Bay and Punta Suárez

Spend the day on Española Island, one of the oldest in the Galápagos. Visit the pristine white sandy beach of Gardner Bay and take in the rich bird colonies at Punta Suárez, walk alongside waved albatross and nesting Nazca boobies. While at Gardner Bay, explore the surrounding turquoise waters and observe the abundant sea life, including sea lions, tropical fish, and white-tipped reef sharks.

Itinerary Map

Puerto Baquerizo Moreno | Galapagos Islands
Cerro Frigatebird | Baby Frigate | Galapagos Islands
Punta Pitt | Lava Lizard | Galapagos Islands


Accommodation in double cabin.
Fuel Surcharge.
All activities and excursions as depicted in the itineraries in company of a bilingual naturalist guide.
Snorkeling equipment.
Stand up Paddle Board
Cooking and cocktail lessons.
All meals on board.
Purified water, tea, coffee
Non – alcoholic beverages
Selected menu premium wines, beer and cocktails
Laundry service
Mini bar consumption
Butler service

Does not include

Air ticket to and from Galapagos.
Gratuities to guides and crew.
Personals expenses.
Alcoholic drinks not included in menu selection
Travel insurance.


Hike to the top of Tijeretas Hill for stunning views
Visit the pristine white sandy beach of Gardner Bay
Spot waved albatrosses and nesting Nazca boobies
Visit Post Office Bay and participate in the unique letter-exchanging tradition

Dates & Prices

When choosing a 4-day Galapagos cruise, there are a variety of yacht options available, none offer the level of comfort and luxury available on board the M/C Hermes.

In addition to the cabin costs, be prepared to pay a park entrance fee for Galapagos National Park. Typically, this fee is around $100.

Child Discount

Children under the age of 12 can enjoy a 15% discount on gross rates, while also being eligible for potential discounts on Galapagos flight fares and entrance fees. For more details on these discounts, it is recommended to get in touch with us.

The package includes 3 breakfasts, lunches, and dinners, 3 nights of accommodations as listed, ground transportation, all activities and excursions, meals, unique experiential amenities, 24/7 butler service, access to a 24/7 emergency line while traveling, and included snorkeling and kayaking gear. The catamaran has 2 bilingual naturalist guides and will be present for assistance and transfers. Baggage handling and unpacking service in the Galapagos will be taken care of.

However, certain exclusions apply to the package, including gratuities, travel insurance, personal expenses, flight costs,Galapagos Park Entrance Fee ($100 per adult, $50 per child under 12 - payable only in cash dollars), internal flights (Mainland Ecuador - Galapagos - Mainland Ecuador: $475-$675), and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

When to Go

Embarking on an ultra-luxury catamaran journey to the Galapagos is a timeless adventure, with each season offering unique wonders to explore. Whether you set sail in the dry season from June to November or during the wet season from December to May, there's always something incredible to experience. Throughout the year, the Galapagos Islands are teeming with diverse wildlife and mesmerizing landscapes that never cease to amaze. From up-close encounters with playful sea lions to witnessing fascinating bird migrations and vibrant marine ecosystems, the Galapagos offers a year-round opportunity for an unforgettable luxury catamaran experience. So, no matter when you visit, be prepared to immerse yourself in the extraordinary beauty and wonder of this natural paradise.


The Galapagos Hermes travel experience offers knowledgeable guides and a skilled crew to create a seamless and enjoyable journey for visitors. Guests appreciate the expert guidance and assistance provided, as well as the excellent accommodations and dining options. Unique experiences, such as cooking lessons, contribute to an unforgettable trip for those exploring the Galapagos Islands.

Frequently Asked Questions

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