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7 days in Galapagos | Bonita Tourist Superior Cruise | Western Itinerary 2021

Discover a unique experience in the "Enchanted Islands" with us, as thousands of happy travelers on board have done on our Tourist Superior Class Cruise, the "M / Y "Bonita", built to navigate the Galapagos Islands, considered Natural Patrimony of Humanity by UNESCO in 1978.

Also, learn more from endemic species, flora, and fauna, explore uninhabited places and discover a hidden underwater world snorkeling with our professional naturalist guides. In this magical and unforgettable journey of 7 days & 6 nights with our itinerary "A", you will visit the marvelous western islands of the archipelago, 16 guests only, onboard one of the luxurious Galapagos cruise.

Go ahead to explore the Galapagos Islands with an authentic "Galapagueños" crew. Just define the travel date of your convenience and we will do the rest. You're in good hands.

Early Bird 2021
Mar 21st to 27th

per adult from

$4,259

AUD

Duration

7 days

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  • What's included :
    • 6x Breakfast
    • 6x Dinner
    • 6x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 6 nights
    • Galapagos Tourist Superior Cruise, 7 days 6 nights Western islands, itinerary "A".
    • Accommodation in Double or Twin cabin onboard "Bonita" Tourist Superior Cruise.
    • Purified Water, tea and coffee ilimited
    • Health insurance throughout this tour.
    • Snorkel equipment, Kayak and Paddle board.
    • Entry/Admission - Dragon Hill (Cerro Dragon)
    • Entry/Admission - Espumilla Beach
    • Entry/Admission - Puerto Egas
    • Entry/Admission - Punta Espinoza
    • Entry/Admission - Urbina Bay
    • Entry/Admission - Tagus Cove
    • Entry/Admission - Elizabeth Bay
    • Entry/Admission - Las Tintoreras
    • Entry/Admission - Charles Darwin Research Station
    What's excluded :
    • Extra soft and alcoholic drinks / Extra Meals
    • Entrance to the Galapagos Islands ($ 100.00) to be paid in cash upon arrival in the islands.
    • Accommodation in Single cabin onboard Alya Luxury Cruise (50% supplement from the adult rate).
    • Local flights to and from Galapagos $560 per person
    • Price of the migration card (USD 20.00).

  • Day 1: SUNDAY: BALTRA AIRPORT – CERRO DRAGON (DRAGON HILL)

    Stop At: Baltra, Baltra, Galapagos Islands
    Baltra airport. Reception at the airport. Transfer in. Welcome on board Alya Catamaran.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Dragon Hill (Cerro Dragon), Ecuador
    CERRO DRAGON: After lunch our first visit is to Dragon Hill which is located in the northwestern area of Santa Cruz Island. It consists of a 1,600 m long trail running through 3 different environments. In 1975, it was one of the only places on Santa Cruz Island where healthy land iguanas (Conolophus Subcristatus) could be found. That same year, the Galapagos National Park and the Charles Darwin Foundation initiated a program to conserve land iguanas. In the lagoons found here, there are shrimp (Artemia salina), the food of the flamingos. At certain times of the year, the shrimp are more abundant and the flamingo population increases. Dinner.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: M/Y Bonita Tourist Superior Cruise. Shared cabin (Double or Twin).
    ** Single cabin, with an extra surcharge

    Day 2: MONDAY: BUCANERO – PLAYA ESPUMILLA – PUERTO EGAS

    Stop At: Espumilla Beach, Santiago Island, Ecuador
    ESPUMILLA BEACH & BUCCANEER COVE: The main attractions include Palo Santo Wood, the beach, and the stunning landscape; the beach is a very important site for tortoises because they use this place for nesting. Once time, the pigs were the main predatory of tortoise’s eggs; pigs were eradicated with the creation of Isabela Project. Lunch
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Puerto Egas, Ecuador
    EGAS PORT: Here we find a beautiful black sand beach; to the south of the beach is the Pan de Azucar Volcano, whose volcanic deposits have contributed to the formation of the black sand beach. The crater of this volcano contains a saltwater lake that dries up during hot weather. Between 1928 and 1930, explorations to develop a salt mine were carried out, but it was decided that a mine was not feasible. The workers’ use of endemic woods also damaged the environment and the development was scrapped. Descent to the salt mine is not allowed. Dinner.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: M/Y Bonita Tourist Superior Cruise. Shared cabin (Double or Twin).
    ** Single cabin, with an extra surcharge

    Day 3: TUESDAY: ISABELA - FERNANDINA

    Stop At: Isabela, Isabela, Galapagos Islands
    ISABELA ISLAND: VICENTE ROCA POINT is comprised of two separate coves, this site is a large bay with spectacular sea life. Keep an eye out for seahorses, sea turtles, and the strange yet fascinating Mola-mola (sunfish). Lunch.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Punta Espinoza, Ecuador
    FERNANDINA ISLAND – ESPINOZA POINT: Fernandina is the third biggest island in the Galapagos and has only one visiting site: Espinoza Point, famous for the large colonies of marine iguanas and the home of the flightless cormorant, the Galapagos penguin, snakes, and more. From Espinoza Point, we can admire the beauty of Fernandina Island and its volcano which last erupted in May of 2005. Fernandina is the only island that doesn’t have mammals and the open areas are extremely fragile. From January to June, the nesting period of the marine iguana, we take great care when walking. Dinner.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: M/Y Bonita Tourist Superior Cruise. Shared cabin (Double or Twin).
    ** Single cabin, with an extra surcharge

    Day 4: WEDNESDAY: ISABELA

    Stop At: Urbina Bay, Ecuador
    ISABELA ISLAND - URBINA BAY: this place is located at the base of Alcedo Volcano between Elizabeth Bay and Tagus Cove. Wet landing. Trail length is around 3.20 Km; during this walk, we can observe land iguanas, hawks, and tortoises. It is also possible to see red and blue lobsters. Lunch.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Tagus Cove, Ecuador
    ISABELA ISLAND - TAGUS COVE: It is located to the west of Darwin Volcano on Isabela Island. While walking, we will find several inscriptions (names of pirates) dating back to the 1800’s. From here, we can see Darwin Lake, a salt water lake with a depth of approximately 9 m. It contains no fish. It is very common to see a variety of bird species. Dinner.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: M/Y Bonita Tourist Superior Cruise. Shared cabin (Double or Twin).
    ** Single cabin, with an extra surcharge

    Day 5: THURSDAY: ISABELA

    Stop At: Isabela, Isabela, Galapagos Islands
    ISABELA ISLAND - MORENO POINT. We will disembark at Moreno Point which is located near Elizabeth Bay on the west coast of Isabela Island. The plethora of birds seen during a dinghy ride along the striking rocky shores or a hike along a path through lava rock leading to tide pools and mangroves, create a birdwatcher’s delight. In the tide pools, green sea turtles or white-tip sharks can be spotted. Lunch.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Elizabeth Bay, Ecuador
    ISABELA ISLAND - ELIZABETH BAY: After lunch, this is one of the island’s breeding sites for penguins. Located on the west coast of Isabela, Elizabeth Point is a marine visitor site. Visit Red Mangrove Cove: Brown pelicans, flightless cormorants, spotted eagle rays, golden rays and sea lions are often seen. Dinner.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: M/Y Bonita Tourist Superior Cruise. Shared cabin (Double or Twin).
    ** Single cabin, with an extra surcharge

    Day 6: FRIDAY: ISABELA

    Stop At: Las Tintoreras, Puerto Villamil Ecuador
    ISABELA ISLAND - TINTORERAS: Located in the bay of Puerto Villamil, this small island, surrounded by calm, turquoise waters have an easy trail with great landscapes and very interesting fauna. Along the trail we will see large numbers of Marine Iguanas basking in the sun, lava lizards, herons, gulls and sea lions. In the coves, it is easy to find Sea Turtles, rays and even penguins. Among the many inlets and channels on the coast, we sometimes see White-tipped Reef Sharks (in Spanish “Tintoreras”). Following the excursion, we will return to the boat for breakfast and sail to our next destination. Lunch.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Isabela, Isabela, Galapagos Islands
    ISABELA ISLAND – HUMEDALES: Los Humedales is one of the Isabela Hidden Gems. “Humedales” translates to Wet Lands and this area is characterized by sandy beaches, rocky shores, and mangroves, which have an extremely important role in the Galapagos as they provide a nursery for young marine animals as well as a nesting site for birds. Following the various paths, you will find a fabulous destination for bird lovers, pink flamingos and migratory birds including black-bellied and semipalmated plovers, whimbrel, osprey, greater and lesser yellowlegs, wilson’s phalarope, short-billed dowitcher, common tern, blue-winged teal, to name a few. You can also observe young giant tortoises from the Isabela Breeding Center. Dinner
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: M/Y Bonita Tourist Superior Cruise. Shared cabin (Double or Twin).
    ** Single cabin, with an extra surcharge

    Day 7: SATURDAY: CHARLES DARWIN – AIRPORT

    Stop At: Charles Darwin Research Station, Ave Charles Darwin, Puerto Ayora 200350 Ecuador
    SANTA CRUZ ISLAND – CHARLES DARWIN: After breakfast, we will visit Charles Darwin Station which is located in the main port on Santa Cruz Island; we will take a private bus to the entrance of the breeding center where we will see tortoises and land iguanas in captivity. This center is the main breeding site on the islands. Animals that were in danger of extinction on the various islands are maintained in captivity. Thanks to the dedicated work of several institutions, some species are being saved. Here lived Lonesome George, the famous last survivor of the giant tortoise species found on Pinta Island. Transfer to the airport.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Our naturalist guide will pick up all passengers at the Baltra airport, to take them to our boat.If you need more information, please contact us: info@galapagosgalaxycruises.com / reservations@galapagosgalaxycruises.comAirports
    • Baltra Airport, Ecuador
    Departure Time :
    10:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

4

Organised by Cruise to Galapagos

Activity ID: V-179633P9

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