Itinerary A

Itinerary A

Day by day

Day 1 : Baltra Island & Santa Cruz Island: Bachas Beach

Depart from Guayaquil to Galápagos (1½ hours of flight time).  Baltra Island. –  This island was a strategic point during the Depart from Guayaquil to Galápagos (1½ hours of flight time).  Baltra Island. –  This island was a strategic point during the Second World War.  It is the main airport for the Galapagos Islands where tourists and colonists arrive and depart.  At the Arrival at Baltra Airport, our naturalist English speaking guide will assists you. Transfer by bus to the dock (5 mins.) to board the yacht.  Welcome and briefing.

Bachas Beach.-  After lunch, disembark (wet landing) in the Bachas Beach, located in the north shore of Santa cruz, this is one of the main nesting sites of sea turtles and the crystal waters invite you to relax and swim.  Return to the yacht.  Dinner and briefing for next day.

 
Day 2 : Genovesa Island: El Barranco & Darwin Bay

This is one of the most important islands because of the number of colonies of birds found here, that is the reason why it is called the Bird Island. The boat excursion to Genovesa is a little long but very worthwhile, because many different natural attractions are seen.

El Barranco.-  Also known as Prince Phillip’s Steps, El Barranco’s steep, rocky paths lead up to a high cliff-face. A marvelous view can be appreciated from here. This site is also home to Palo Santo vegetation as well as Red-footed Boobies, Short-eared Lava Owls, Galapagos Swallows storm-petrels and Galapagos Doves.  Hiking: 2km., dry landing.  Lunch on board.

Darwin Bay.-  This enormous bay dominates the island and like the Prince Philip’s Steps, this site is the home of large colonies of frigate birds and a wide variety of seabirds. Briefing and dinner on board.

 

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