Itinerary B

Embark on the Expedition Cruise to uncover the wonders of Galapagos wildlife. Fernandina, the youngest island, will astonish you with its rugged, lava-covered terrains, shaped by ongoing volcanic activity, giving it an otherworldly appearance. Isabela, the largest island in the archipelago, presents opportunities for incredible hikes, breathtaking vistas, and unparalleled snorkeling experiences. Rabida is a prime location to observe untamed Flamingos and take leisurely strolls along a red-sand shoreline. On Santa Cruz, witness the majestic Galapagos Giant Tortoises and delve into their preservation. Santiago, once a pirate haven, offers hiking and dinghy rides amidst its historical landscape.
Day 1: Baltra Island & Santa Cruz Island

Baltra airport. Arrival at the airport. Transfer to the hotel. Galaxy II Cruise welcomes you. Lunch and welcome drink. Charles Darwin Station can be found in Santa Cruz Island's Main Port. We will then take our bus to enter the breeding center where we see tortoises in captivity and land iguanas. This center is the primary breeding site for the islands. The animals that are in danger of being extinct in different islands, are kept in captivity. Thanks to the dedicated work of many institutions certain species are saved. Here was the famous tortoise Solitary George the last survivor in Pinta Island.

Day 2: Isabela Island: Tintoreras & Moreno Point


This small island is located in Puerto Villamil bay, surrounded by turquoise water and a beautiful landscape. The fauna on the island is also very fascinating. We will also see a large number of Marine Iguanas basking under the sun. Other animals we may encounter are lava lizards (which can be seen on the island), herons (as well as gulls), and sea-lions. Sea Turtles are often found in the sheltered coves. Rays, and sometimes even Penguins can be seen. In the cracks and channels along the coastline, we may see White-tipped Reef Sharks ("Tintoreras", in Spanish). We will then return to our boat for breakfast before continuing the journey to the next destination.

Moreno Point

We will depart from Moreno Point, which is near Elizabeth Bay and located on the western coast of Isabela Island. Birdwatchers will be delighted by the plethora birds they can see on a boat ride or hike through the lava rocks leading to mangroves and tide pools. You can see white-tip or green sharks in the tide pools.

Day 3: Isabela Island: Elizabeth Bay & Urbina Bay

Elizabeth Bay

It is one of several penguin breeding areas on the island. Elizabeth Point, located on Isabela's west coast is an important marine visitor area. Red mangrove cove is a popular place to see brown pelicans and flightless cormorants. Also, spotted Eagle Rays, Golden rays, sea lions, and spotted eagle-rays can be seen. Enjoy a delicious lunch

Urbina Bay

The base of the Alcedo Volcano is situated between Elizabeth Bay Tagus Cove. Wet landing. The trail length is approximately 3.20 km; we are able to observe land iguanas and hawks. We can also see lobsters red and blue.

Day 4: Fernandina Island: Espinoza Point & Isabela Island: Vicente Roca Point

Fernandina Island: Espinoza Point

Espinoza Point is the only place to visit on Fernandina, which is bigger than Galapagos. Espinoza Point has become a famous place because of the large colonies of marine Iguanas, the Galapagos Penguin, the Galapagos Hawk, the Galapagos Snakes, and more. Espinoza Point offers a great view of Fernandina island and the volcano, whose last eruption occurred in May 2005. Fernandina Island is unique in that it has no mammal population and its open spaces are extremely fragile. We have to be very careful when walking in the nesting season of marine iguanas (January-June). EcoGalaxy. Lunch.

Isabela Island: Vicente Roca Point

Vicente Roca Point consists of two coves. This site has a spectacular bay and a variety of sea life. Watch out for Mola-molas (sunfish), seahorses and sea turtles.

Day 5: Santiago Island: Egas Port & Rabida Island

Santiago Island: Egas Port

This site has a beach with black sand. To the south, there is an active volcano named Pan de Azucar. Its volcanic deposits have helped to form this black-sanded beach.

This volcano's crater has a large salt lake that, in warmer months, becomes dry. It is also possible to see a mine of salt. This mine was explored between 1928 and 1930, but it didn't work. It also caused environmental damage because workers used endemic trees. The salt mine is off limits. Lunch.

Rabida Island

On the east side of Rabida Island is the visitor's site. It consists of red sand beaches, coastal lagoons behind the beaches, and loop trails. This trail has an approximate length of 1.1 km.

It is believed that the reddish sand and rocks on the beach are due to the porous volcanic rock, which, with the aid of external factors such as rain, sea water, and breeze, has been oxidized. Red sand beaches, the scenery and the native species and vegetation in the arid region are the main attractions of this place.

Day 6: Santa Cruz Island: Black Turtle Cove & Transfer out

Black Turtle Cove

We are pleased to welcome you aboard. Our first stop is Black Turtle Cove, located in Santa Cruz's northern part. The bay is only accessible via a dinghy and is surrounded with mangroves. This shallow cove provides a refuge for marine animals. Here, you can often see black-tip reefs sharks, turtles and various rays.

Transfers to and from the Airport


  • Airport assistance
  • Transfers in Galapagos
  • Accommodation in double cabin
  • All meals during the cruise
  • Naturalist Bilingual Guide
  • All visits and excursions according to the itinerary
  • Snorkel Gear (mask, tube and fins)
  • Kayaks, paddle boards
  • Unlimited purified water, coffee and tea
  • Wetsuits, soft drinks, beach towels

Not Included

  • Local flight to/from Galapagos
  • Galapagos National Park Entrance fee
  • Galapagos Transit card
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Tips
  • Local Taxes
  • Travel Insurance
  • Service do not specified


  • Galapagos giant tortoise & land iguanas breeding program, Darwin finches, Galapagos mockingbirds, Galapagos flycatchers, yellow warblers.
  • American flamingoes, ducks, gallinules, penguins, cormorants, marine iguanas, sea lions, Galapagos mockingbirds, Darwin finches.
  • Galapagos hawks, sea turtles, rays, Galapagos penguins, flightless cormorants, herons.