Luxury excursion of the central islands

Luxury excursion of the central islands

Day by day

Day 1 : Santa Cruz Island: Fausto Llerena Breeding Center

Morning flight from Quito, Guayaquil, to Baltra in the Galapagos Islands. Baltra Island will be your destination. After clearing immigration and baggage claim you will be met and transferred to your yacht by Natural Paradise staff. After completing immigration and baggage claim, you will be met by a Natural Paradise staff member who will take you to your cabin. There will be time for you to settle in before lunch.

Fausto Llerena Breeding Center

The "Fausto Llerena Tortoise Breeding Centre in Puerto Ayora is where giant tortoises can be bred in captivity. The tortoises here range in size from 3 inches (new hatchlings), to 4 feet long adults. The giant tortoises can be subspecies, so many older tortoises have adapted to people stretching their heads for photos. They are kept until the babies reach about four years old and are strong enough to live on their own.

Day 2 : Genovesa Island: El Barranco & Darwin Bay

El Barranco

El Barranco, also known as Prince Phillip's Steps, is steep and rocky. It leads to a high cliff-face, from which you can enjoy breathtaking views.

Darwin Bay

The white sand coral beach is the beginning of a half-mile trail that winds through mangroves full of land birds such as swallow-tailed and Nazca boobies. Further along the path, you will find tidal swimming pools where sea-lions playfully. The cliff at the end offers spectacular views. It is possible to spot hammerhead sharks while snorkeling.

Itinerary Map

Darwin | Galapagos Islands
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El Barranco | Red footed boobie | Galapagos Islands
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Bahía de Darwin | Frigate birds | Galapagos Islands
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Includes

All programed visits as per itinerary with specialized naturalist bilingual guide
Accommodation in twin/double cabin with private facilities (some with balcony), all meals on board, drinking purified water, coffee and tea
Snorkeling equipment (fins, mask & snorkel), Wet-suits & sea-kayaks
Transfers within the islands on cruise dates as per itinerary
Personalized 24/7 assistance during tour

Does not include

Airfare to/from Galapagos from/to Mainland Ecuador (to be added)
Galapagos National Park Entrance Fee US$100 per person (in cash only upon arrival)
Galapagos Migration Card US$20 in cash per person (at Mainland’s Airport)
Alcoholic/soft drinks, personal expenses, extras, tips and other services not specified in the program
All sizes wet-suits for rent on board (in cash)
Travel, medical & cancelation Insurance and any services on Mainland
International Flights to Ecuador

Highlights

Giant tortoises in captivity
Red-footed boobies, short-eared lava owls, storm-petrels, Galapagos doves
Nazca boobies, red- footed boobies, swallow-tailed gulls, mangroves, coral pebbles beach, snorkeling: rays, colorful reef fish and hammerhead sharks
Sea birds, historical site, snorkeling, rock formations
Fur sea lions, Galapagos sea lions, tidal pools and “grottos”, Galapagos hawk, oyster catchers, marine iguanas, finches; snorkeling: reef sharks, turtles, rays, nice underwater formations.
World War II remnants
Natural Paradise
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From $3,245.00 per person
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