8 days – Western Islands

8 days – Western Islands

This 8-day itinerary includes some of the best islands in the western Galapagos. Santa Cruz Island is included in the itinerary, as well as Fernandina Island and Santiago Island, providing the opportunity for exciting activities such as hiking, snorkeling, wildlife viewing and a visit to the Charles Darwin Station. The itinerary is perfect for anyone wishing to experience the unique fauna and flora of the Galapagos Islands.

Day by day

Day 1 : Baltra Airport & Santa Cruz Island: Highlands & Charles Darwin Station

Arrival at Baltra Airport

Santa Cruz Island

Santa Cruz, the largest island in the Central Islands, is the home of many popular tourist attractions and Puerto Ayora, the biggest human settlement.

The Highlands of Santa Cruz

In the Santa Cruz highlands, you can see Galapagos tortoises in their natural habitat.

Charles Darwin Station

Charles Darwin Station is a research station and National Park Information Center. Charles Darwin Station is home to a land iguana and giant tortoise breeding program.

Day 2 : Floreana Island: Cormorant Point, Devils Crown & Asilo de la Paz

Floreana Island

Floreana's colorful past is a result of the buccaneers and whalers who inhabited it, as well as convicts and early colonists.

Cormorant Point

Cormorant Point is home to two beaches that are very different and an inland lagoon with pink flamingos.

Devils Crown

The snorkeling spot is located near Punta Cormorant. This site consists of a submerged volcanic cone that is now eroded into a jagged appearance.

Asilo de la Paz

We will discover a spring of freshwater in the Floreana Island highlands, which was historically a hiding place for pirates and whalers.

Itinerary Map

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Includes

Accommodation (sharing double cabins)
Meals
Excursions led by professional Naturalist guide
Use of snorkel equipment
Short wetsuit
Use of kayaks
All transport between visitor sites and yacht
Tea, coffee, water and natural juices

Does not include

Air tickets to and from the Galapagos. Tickets have to be bought with Enchanted Expeditions - US$50 dollars net surcharge per pax if not
National Park fees (US$100)
Long wetsuits. Available for rent on board (US$60 per pax per week)
Transit Control Card (US$20)
Alcoholic and bottled beverages on board

Highlights

See the Giant Tortoises on semi-wild state on the very first day of your journey.
Take pleasure of your yacht’s luxurious social areas and sundeck while sailing.
Send your loved ones a nice post card or letter from Post Office Bay.
Learn interesting facts about Floreana, the first island inhabited by humans.
Explore the rich wildlife of Urbina Bay & Punta Moreno.
A wonderful mix of wildlife and adventure at Tagus Cove and Espinoza Point.
Looking for Marine Iguanas, Penguins and Flightless Cormorants? Fernandina is the place.
Two wonderful live-filled islands in just one day: Santiago and North Seymour.
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From $6,743.00 per person

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