Day 01: Baltra Island - Santa Cruz Island
Arrival at Baltra airport. Embarkation on M/V Santa Cruz II. Las Bachas is a white sandy beach in the north of Santa Cruz Island with a salt water lagune backdrop. After a wet landing you will have the opportunity to swim and snorkel in the bay.
Day 02: Santiago Island
Visit of Santiago Island. The Buccaneer bay is famous for its distinctive rock formations and the dark reddish-purple sandy beach. Hundreds of seabirds flock across the tuffaceous cliffs and sealions are laying lazy in the sun.
At Puerto Egas a round walk takes you past land iguanas, oystercatchers and fur seals, one of the few places on Galapagos, where these animals can be watched.
Day 03: Rabida Island, Bartolomé Island
Visit of Rabida Island and short walk to the salt water lagune, where from time to time flamingos can be watched. Excellent snorkelling spots provide an insight into the colourful underwater world. Trekking tour on Bartolomé Island to reach the top of the volcanic crater with beautiful views of the Pinnacle Rock, one of the most photographed motives on Galapagos. You can see marine iguanas, lava lizards and various kind of cacti.
Day 04: Genovesa Island
Visit of Prince Phillip´s steps on Genovesa Island. This steep path leads through a colony of marine birds on 25m high cliffs. During a walk across the island blue-faces boobies, red-footed boobies, red-billed tropic birs and hundreds of shearwaters can be observed. In the afternoon visit of the Darwin bay, where a lot of birds welcome you, especially frigate birds, red-footed boodies, herons, finches and mockingbirds.
Day 05: Santa Cruz Island
In the morning drive through the highlands of Santa Cruz Island inclusive photo stop at the Twin Craters. Visit the famous lava tunnel and the giant tortoises. Afterwards transfer to Baltra airport for your return flight to Quito or Guayaquil. From there individuals take homebound flight.