8-DAY CRUISE B WEST AND NORTH ISLANDS
Day 1: Wednesday
Morning: Baltra Island
Arrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.
Morning: Santa Cruz - Highlands
The highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt.
Day 2: Thursday
Morning: Isabela Island - Las Tintoreras
A short distance from Puerto Villamil is the small island known as Las Tintoreras.
Morning: Isabela Island - Wetlands
They consist of lagoons, swamps, and mangroves and are home to a variety of unique bird species.
Evening: Isabela Island - Tortoise Breeding Station
Created to protect animals in their first years of life from the threats of foreign species.
Evening: Isabela Island - The Wall of Tears
Isabela was a penal colony. Prisoners were made build a wall with huge blocks of lava as punishment.
Day 3: Friday
Morning: Isabela Island - Moreno Point
Beautiful rocky shores where penguins and shore birds, including blue herons, are usually spotted.
Evening: Fernandina Island - Mangle Point
A visit to Mangle Point allows visitors to witness the amazing views and wildlife on the Coast of Fernandina Island.
Day 4: Saturday
Morning: Fernandina Island - Espinosa Point
A narrow stretch of land where hundreds of marine iguanas gather largely on black lava rocks.
Evening: Isabela Island - Tagus Cove
An opportunity to see penguins as well as marine iguanas, Sally Lightfoot crabs and sea lions.
Day 5: Sunday
Morning: Santiago Island - Puerto Egas
Puerto Egas, with its black sand beaches, was the site of small salt mining industry in the 1960s.
Evening: Sombrero Chino Island
The landing is on a beautiful crescent-shaped beach, home to sea lions and Sally Lightfoot crabs.
Day 6: Monday
Morning: Santa Cruz Island - Black Turtle Cove
This shallow inlet is surrounded by mangroves and provides natural protection for a variety of marine life.
Evening: North Seymour Island
Explore the rocky coast, passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigatebirds.
Day 7: Tuesday
Morning: Bartholomew Island
Bartholomew is home of the Pinnacle Rock, the most famous view in the Galapagos, and a beautiful white-sanded beach.
Evening: Santiago Island - Sullivan Bay
The lava field has a variety of patterns made by the shapes and textures of trees that once existed there.
Day 8: Wednesday
Morning: Santa Cruz Island - Bachas Beach
A swimming beach and one of the few remnants of the U.S. World War II presence in the Galápagos.
Baltra, transfer to the airport.