Galápagos – Central and Eastern Islands aboard the Reina Silvia Voyager (Cruise Only)


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    Price quoted for a solo traveller in an Upper Deck Balcony Single cabin (cruise only)

    Cruise the Galápagos Islands aboard the Reina Silvia Voyager.  This custom-built catamaran can accommodate up to 16 passengers in 10 cabins on two decks, including two dedicated to solo travellers. Eight rooms offer private balconies, while all rooms have panoramic windows.

    Highlights

    See giant tortoises at the Charles Darwin Research Station, go snorkelling in Santa Fé, spot sea lion colonies is Isla Lobos, stroll on the white coral sand beaches of Darwin Bay, hike to a saltwater lagoon on Rábida and kayak alongside incredible marine life.

    Itinerary

    Day 1 Baltra / Santa Cruz
    Arrive to Baltra airport, transfer to Santa Cruz Island to visit the highlands before arriving to Puerto Ayora followed by a visit to the Charles Darwin Research Station. Board the boat in the late afternoon. (L, D)

    Day 2 Española: Gardner Bay / Punta Suárez
    Enjoy the day on Española Island, one of the oldest in the archipelago. Visit the white sandy beach of Gardner Bay and the bird colonies of Punta Suárez. Take guided walks to observe wildlife and have free time for swimming or snorkelling. (B, L, D)

    Day 3 San Cristobal: Isla Lobos / Punta Pitt
    Travel to the dramatic Kicker Rock in the morning to witness the steep vertical stone walls rising from the ocean and enjoy some of the best snorkelling in the Galápagos. Continue to Isla Lobos on San Cristóbal to observe sea lions before landing at Punta Pitt in the afternoon for a walk to observe wildlife, birds and spectacular scenery. (B, L, D)

    Day 4 Santa Fe / South Plaza
    Visit Santa Fé island for a chance to mingle with the iguanas. Continue to South Plaza for some great bird watching opportunities and views from the oceanside cliffs. (B, L, D)

    Day 5 Genovesa: Darwin Bay / El Barranco
    Visit Darwin Bay and marvel at the sheer number of birds along the many trails. Head to El Barranco in the afternoon to see the many types of boobies, including red-footed boobies. (B, L, D)

    Day 6 Santiago / Bartolomé
    Visit Sullivan Bay on Santiago Island to witness the giant lava formations contrasting the white-coral-sand beach. Continue to Bartolomé for a guided walk to see the island’s dramatic volcanic features and the iconic Pinnacle Rock. (B, L, D)

    Day 7 Rábida / Chinese Hat
    Spend the morning exploring the red sand beaches and salt water lagoons of this tiny island. Look for wading flamingos and nesting pelicans before heading out to do some snorkelling. In the afternoon, discover the lava flows and lava tunnels on the small island of Chinese Hat. After, enjoy a refreshing dip in turquoise waters. Search for fish and sea turtles in the protected bay. (B, L, D)

    Day 8 Baltra
    After breakfast, disembark and transfer from the boat to Baltra airport for onward travel. Tour concludes upon arrival to the airport. (B)

    Inclusions

    • Cruise the Galápagos Islands aboard the Reina Silvia Voyager (7 nts)
    • All meals aboard the Reina Silvia Voyager
    • Certified Galápagos National Park Service Guide
    • Snorkelling at Gardner Bay, Isla Lobos, Sullivan Bay and Bartolomé
    • Possibility to snorkel or kayak at Santa Fé, Darwin Bay, Rábida and Chinese Hat
    • Hike to the Bartolomé Island viewpoint overlooking the famous Pinnacle Rock
    • Incredible wildlife encounters throughout
    • Highlands and wild tortoise excursion (Santa Cruz Island)
    • Visit to the Charles Darwin Research Station (Santa Cruz Island)
    • All landings and excursions
    • Onboard snorkelling equipment and wetsuits
    • Meals: 7 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners

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