Itinerary B 4 Days

Day 1: Baltra Island & North Seymour Island

Baltra Island

After arriving at the Baltra Airport, our guide will welcome us and we'll board the M/C Anali for lunch.

North Seymour Island

After that, we'll navigate to North Seymour - a small island with a sloping top - where we can observe nesting colonies of great frigates and blue-footed boobies. We may also see spectacular mating displays depending on the time of year.
  • Possible Activities: Hiking – snorkeling – panga ride
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Landing Type: Dry
  • Wildlife: Land and marine iguanas, frigates, blue-footed boobies, common noddies, sea lions, rays, reef sharks, and hammerhead sharks
Day 2: Bartolome Island: Pinnacle Rock, Buccaneer's Cove & Espumilla Beach

Pinnacle Rock

We can then climb up the steps at Bartolome to get a panoramic view. This includes the iconic Pinnacle Rock, the neighboring Santiago Island and several central islands. We will then visit a white-sanded beach that is used by sea turtles to nest. Bartolome's also an excellent place to see the Galapagos Penguin.
  • Possible Activities: Hiking - snorkeling - panga ride
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Landing Type: Wet
  • Wildlife: Galapagos penguins,sea lions, rays, sea turtles and white-tipped sharks

Buccaneer Cove

Buccaneer cove is a beautiful place where we can take a panga along the coast. The name of this place comes from the fact that it was once a haven for British pirates, who used to anchor here in order to clean and collect supplies. This cove offers stunning views of the dark and rocky beach and cliffs.

Espumilla Beach

Then we head over to Santiago Island, where the green sea turtles use a beach of golden sand as their nesting area. We will walk through the forest to see the biggest specimens of Palo Santo in the islands.
  • Possible Activities: Hiking – snorkeling – panga ride - kayaking
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Landing Type: Wet
  • Wildlife: Yellow warblers, Galapagos flycatchers, Darwin finches
Day 3: Santiago Island: Port Egas & Rabida Island

Santiago Island: Port Egas

We disembark at Puerto Egas, a volcanic dark-sand beach that has an interesting human history. The Galapagos Fur Seals sleep under the arches of lava that the ocean has carved and dip in the crystal clear pools known as "grottos."
  • Possible Activities: Hiking – snorkeling
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Landing Type: Wet
  • Wildlife: Furseals, Galapagos sea lions, Galapagos hawks, oystercatchers, marine iguanas, finches, reef sharks, sea turtles, rays and fish

Rabida Island

We will land on the deep red beach of Rabida and explore its fascinating interior, including the saltwater lagoon that is usually home to flamingos. Darwin's Finches, Galapagos Mockingbirds and Yellow Warblers all feed on the vegetation. If you're lucky, brown pelicans may nest on the salt bush near the beach.
  • Possible Activities: Hiking – snorkeling – panga ride - kayaking
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Landing Type: Wet
  • Wildlife: Darwin’s finches, Galapagos mocking birds, pelicans, and yellow warblers
Day 4: Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station

We will spend this morning visiting one of Santa Cruz Island's most famous attractions. After a dry landing at the Puerto Ayora passenger pier, we head to the Charles Darwin Research Station. Here, we will see tortoises from several different islands. The animals are found in large semi-natural pens for their protection, but also to ensure an easy view for the visitors. The pens are divided according to four different stages of development: eggs, neonates, juveniles (held here until they are mature enough to be repatriated) and adults.

After the visit, we will transfer to the Baltra airport for the flight back to the mainland.
  • Possible Activities: Hiking
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Landing Type: Dry
  • Wildlife: Giant tortoises and land iguanas


  • Kayaking
  • Hiking
  • Snorkeling
  • Panga ride
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