Our adventurous 4-night route leads around the largest island: Isabela. Explore the pristine western part of the Galapagos Islands that was just recently born out of the fire. Nutrient-rich deep-water impulses are a true magnet for all types of marine life and seabirds. It is true, of course, that access to this remote, less visited region requires longer trips (mainly overnight), but our sturdy catamaran will enable you to see the survival of the fittest - without having to experience it yourself.
Visitor Sites Map
Day 1 Thursday AM - Arrival to Baltra Aiport
PM - Highlands (Santa Cruz)
Day 2 Friday AM - Tintoreras Islet
PM - Arnaldo Tupiza Breeding Centre
Day 3 Saturday AM - Moreno Point (Isabela)
PM - Elizabeth Bay (Isabela)
Day 4 Sunday AM - Tagus Bay (Isabela)
PM - Espinoza Point (Fernandina)
Day 5 Monday AM - Bachas Beach(Santa Cruz)
Transfer out to Baltra Airport (GPS)
Islands Overview & Activities
Arrival at Baltra Airport and transfer in.
You will have to pay your Galapagos National Park entrance fee and your luggage will be inspected.
Arrival at Baltra Airport
Highlands (Santa Cruz)
Santa Cruz offers excellent opportunities for viewing wild Galapagos giant tortoises, roaming through pastures in the agricultural zone and in the transition zone of adjacent El Chato Tortoise Reserve.
This group of jagged rocky islets just off the coast of Puerto Villamil forms one of the most stereotypical sites of the Galapagos.
Difficulty: Easy- Moderate
Arnoldo Tupiza Breeding Center
In the Arnaldo Tupiza Tortoise Breeding Centre you can see hundreds of giant Galapagos tortoises of all sizes (the vulnerable hatchlings are not gigantic at all, even smaller than the size of your hand)!
Fresh, promising greens of pioneer vegetation contrast strongly with the dead, pitch-black lava flow that once reached the ocean at Moreno Point.
Moreno Point (Isabela)
Elizabeth Bay (Isabela)
At the remote Elizabeth Bay you will enjoy the best dinghy-ride of the Galapagos, which combines a visit to the Marielas Islets in the mouth of the bay, with the highest mangles in its innermost heart.
Tagus Cove is a historical anchorage at the northern entrance of Bolivar Channel (between Isabela and Fernandina).
Tagus Cove (Isabela)
Espinoza Point (Fernandina)
Westernmost Fernandina harbours one of the world’s most virgin, untouched ecosystems, and is another crown jewel of the Galapagos.
Difficulty: Easy - Moderate
Strolling along its coastline, the blinding white Bachas Beach appears full of natural life. It is one of the most important breeding sites for Pacific green turtles.
Bachas Beach (Santa Cruz)
Transfer out to Baltra Airport
Assisted by the naturalist guide and some crew members, the dinghy will bring you and your luggage to Baltra, where we take the airport shuttle. Your guide will accompany you to the check-in counters in the departure hall.
You will return home with stunning pictures and unforgettable lifelong memories!
IMPORTANT NOTE: All itineraries are subject to change
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