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Galaven Yacht

Galaven Itinerary A2

FRIDAY 
AM: Baltra Island Airport: Arrival and Transfer to the boat

PM: El Chato Tortoise Reserve
The El Chato reserve is divided into two areas: Caseta and Chato. The trail begins at Santa Rosa (13.7 miles / 22 km) from Puerto Ayora, with the Caseta route being the more challenging. The reserve allows visitors to observe giant tortoises in the wild during the dry season and is also a good place to spot short-eared owls, Darwin’s finches, yellow warblers, Galapagos rails and paint-billed crakes.

 

SATURDAY 
AM: Dragon Hill (Cerro Dragón)
Situated on Santa Cruz Island, Dragon Hill is one of the newest visitor sites accessible to tourists in the Galapagos Islands. One of the lengthier Galapagos walking trails will lead visitors along a beach and up a trail to the lagoon lookout where bright flamingos, pintail ducks, and land iguanas can be spotted.

PM: Bachas Beach
Located on the north shore of Santa Cruz, Las Bachas is a swimming beach. One of the few remnants of the U.S. World War II presence in the Galapagos, a floating pier, can be seen here. You may see flamingos, Sally Lightfoot crabs, hermit crabs, black necked stilts, and whimbrels. Sea turtles also nest off the beach.

SUNDAY 
AM:  
Post Office Bay
In the 18th century whalers passing through the islands placed a wooden barrel on Floreana Island for use as an unofficial mail box. The tradition continues today as visitors leave addressed postcards in the barrel and sort through left mail to deliver at home. 

PM: Cormorant Point
This site hosts a large flamingo lagoon where other birds such as common stilts and white-cheeked pintails can also be seen. The beaches on this island are distinct: The “Green Beach” named so due to its green color, which comes from a high percentage of olivine crystals in the sand, and the “Four Sand Beach” composed of white coral.

MONDAY
AM: 
Suarez Point
This area is great for spotting blue-footed boobies, albatrosses and Nazca boobies. A beautiful site on the ocean front, the large waved albatrosses use the cliff as a launching pad. The famous attraction is the magnificent blowhole, spurting water high into the air. This site presents wonderful photograph opportunities.

PM: Gardner Bay
Gardner Bay, on the eastern side of the island, is the breeding site of nearly all of the world´s 12,000 pairs of waved albatrosses. It has an ample white sandy beach with a myriad of sea lions, perfect for relaxing. Its rocky shores make this site a great place for diving and snorkeling. 


TUESDAY
AM: Interpretation Center
The Interpretation Center was opened in 1998 as a phase of the project “Interpretation and Environment Education Project.” Visitors enjoy expositions on natural history, human history, and conservation. The conservation efforts represent the movement to protect the wildlife and natural environment through means of population and tourist control. The Interpretation Center has an outdoor stadium, audio-visual equipment, and meeting rooms.

PM: Transfer to the San Cristobal Airport

CHECK OUR GALAPAGOS LAST MINUTE DEALS FOR APRIL, MAY AND JUNE

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GALAVEN (TOURIST SUPERIOR)

APRIL 20 - 24 / 5 DAYS / IT. A - $1350

BEAGLE YACHT (FIRST CLASS)

APRIL 24 - MAY 01 / 8 DAYS / IT. SE - $2750

TREASURE OF GALAPAGOS (LUXURY CLASS)

APRIL 20 - 24 / 5 DAYS/ IT. A - $2320

CATAMARAN SEAMAN (FIRST CLASS)

APRIL 13 - 16 / 4DAYS/ IT. A - $1225

FRAGATA YACHT (TOURIST SUPERIOR)

APRIL 13 - 17 / 5 DAYS / IT. B - $1684

GOLONDRINA YACHT (TOURIST CLASS)

APRIL 13 - 17 / 5 DAYS / IT. B - $1189

NATURAL PARADISE (LUXURY CLASS)

APRIL 28 - MAY 01 / 4DAYS / IT. A - $1520**

EDEN YACHT (TOURIST SUP.)

APRIL 15 - 22 / 8 DAYS / IT. 2 - $2470

MAJESTIC (LUXURY CLASS)

JUNE 25 - 28 / 4 DAYS / IT. A - $1386**

GALAPAGOS ODYSSEY (FIRST CLASS)

APRIL 26 - MAY 01 / 6 DAYS / IT. A - $2680

SAN JOSE (FIRST CLASS)

APRIL 24 - 27 / 4DAYS / IT. B4 - $1444

XAVIER (TOURIST SUPERIOR)

APRIL 22 - 25 / 5 DAYS / IT. B - $1130

ARCHIPELL I (FIRST CLASS)

APRIL 23 - 26 / 4 DAYS / IT. B4 - $1490

MONSERRAT (FIRST CLASS)

APRIL 12 - 15 / 4 DAYS / IT. B - $900 (1MALE/ 1 FEMALE)

ALYA CATAMARAN (LUXURY CLASS)

JULY 02 - 09 / 8 DAYS / IT. B - $4736**

ANAHI YACHT

APRIL 24 - 27 / 4 DAYS / IT. A1 - $1300

DAY TRIPS IN ECUADOR

OTAVALO INDIGENOUS MARKET
50 USD PER PERSON
DEPARTURES EVERY TUESDAY AND SATURDAY
PAPALLACTA HOT SPRINGS TOURS
60 USD PER PERSON - 8 HOURS
DEPARTURES EVERY WEDNESDAY
MINDO CLOUD FOREST
55 USD PER PERSON - 8 HOURS
DEPARTURES EVERY FRIDAYS
COTOPAXI NATIONAL PARK TOUR
50 USD PER PERSON - 8 HOURS
DEPARTURES THURSDAY AND SUNDAY
COTOPAXI AND QUILOTOA
50 USD PER PERSON - 8 HOURS
DEPARTURES EVERY THURSDAY

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GALAPAGOS TOURS AND CRUISES
Address: Ulpiano Paez N21-74 y Robles, Valladolid building, Of. 504 
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