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Thursday, 19 July 2018
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Infinity

Infinity - Itinerary A5

Islands you will visit:

  • - Santa Cruz Island
  • - Floreana Island
  • - Española Island
  • - San Cristobal Island

 

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 JULY, AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER

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GALAVEN (TOURIST SUPERIOR)

JULY 24 - 27 / 4 DAYS / IT. A - $927 (1 PAX)

BEAGLE YACHT (FIRST CLASS)

AUGUST 07 - 14 / 8 DAYS / IT. NW - $2350

TREASURE OF GALAPAGOS (LUXURY CLASS)

AUGUST 04 - 10 / 7 DAYS / IT. C - $2846 (1 PAX)

CATAMARAN SEAMAN (FIRST CLASS)

JULY 20 - 23 / 4DAYS/ IT. A - $1600 (TWIN) - $1800 (SUITE)

GOLONDRINA YACHT (TOURIST CLASS)

AUGUST 03 - 07 / 5 DAYS / IT. B - $1189

NATURAL PARADISE (LUXURY CLASS)

OCTOBER 02 - 09 / 8 DAYS / IT. B - $3846**

EDEN YACHT (TOURIST SUP.)

JULY 22 - 29 / 8 DAYS / IT. B - $1950

GALAPAGOS ODYSSEY (FIRST CLASS)

JULY 24 - 29 / 6 DAYS / IT. A - $2384

SAN JOSE (FIRST CLASS)

JULY 24 - 31 / 8DAYS / IT. A - $2170 (SUPER LAST MINUTE DEAL)

ARCHIPELL I (FIRST CLASS)

JULY 30 - 02 AUG / 4 DAYS / IT. B4 - $1300

MONSERRAT (FIRST CLASS)

JULY 19 - 22 / 4 DAYS / IT. B - $780 (SUPER LAST MINUTE DEALS)

ALYA CATAMARAN (LUXURY CLASS)

AUGUST 23 - 27 / 5 DAYS / IT. A - $1857

ANAHI YACHT

JULY 27 - 31 / 5DAYS / IT. A2 - $1600 (STD)

INFINITY (LUXURY CLASS)

SEPTEMBER 18 - 21 / 4 DAYS / IT. A - $2556**

CORMORANT (LUXURY CLASS)

AUGUST 18 - 25 / 8 DAYS / IT. B - $3174

SEASTAR (LUXURY CLASS)

JULY 29 - AUG 02 / 5DAYS/ IT. B - $2150

CATAMARAN NEMO I (FIRST CLASS)

JULY 26 - 30 / 5DAYS / IT. A5 - $1050 (SUPER LAST MINUTE DEAL)