Itinerary

Day 1 Quito

Enjoy a drink in one of Quito’s modern cafes or bars, or take a stroll around the charming Old Town, where local history and ancient architecture line the streets. Get to know the rest of the group in the evening before setting off on the Galapagos Adventure cruise the next morning.
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Day 2 Baltra/Isla North Seymour

After flying to Baltra, sail to North Seymour, one of the Galapagos’ most visited islands. Take a walk along rugged trails into a palo santo forest with its low, bushy vegetation and enjoy wildlife like blue-footed boobies, sea lions and marine iguanas, and experience the nesting ground for the magnificent frigate bird.
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Day 3 Isla San Cristobal

Visit the tiny Isla Lobos and spend the morning relaxing by the island’s rocky shores, checking out the passing wildlife. Continue on to Cerro Brujo, a fine-powder beach on San Cristobal’s north coast, which is home to Sally Lightfoot crabs, brown pelicans and blue-footed boobies. Snorkel in the delightful waters around Leon Dormido (Kicker Rock).
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Day 4 Isla Espanola

A highlight for bird-lovers, the skies and coastlines of Espanola are inhabited by a wide range of winged wildlife. The courtship ritual of the local albatross is an elaborate sight worth seeing, and in the afternoon there’s time for snorkelling among the reef sharks, turtles and tropical fish.
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Day 5 Isla Floreana

Often regarded as the highlight of any Galapagos trip, Floreana boasts an intriguing mix of human and natural history. Post Office Bay is a fine example of this, with the stunning landscape complimented by the history that gives the bay its name. The craggy outcrop of Devil’s Crown offers one of the finest snorkelling spots in the archipelago, with tropical fish, sea lions, rays, turtles and many other species of marine life on show.
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Day 6 Isla Santa Cruz/Baltra/Quito

Explore the economic hub of Puerto Ayora, where the Charles Darwin Research Station is a worthwhile stop off for those wanting to learn more about the archipelago’s natural and human history. The local tortoise-breeding program is the best chance for an up-close and personal encounter with the famed giant tortoises. Return to Quito after cruising back to Baltra.
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Day 7 Quito

One last breakfast in the Ecuadorian capital is a final chance to soak up some unique South American culture.