Galapagos cruise on board Camila | 5 days

From Baltra Island to Baltra Island
  • Ecuador
  • Galapagos Islands
  • Cruising
  • Wildlife
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Tour Description

Taking in several of the Galapagos' diverse islands we make stops at beautiful white sand beaches, sheer rocky pinnacles, ancient lava beds and volcanoes. Be captivated by the local wildlife and the interactions you can have with them throughout our Galapagos Islands vacation. At Darwin Bay snorkel among blue footed boobies and marine iguanas, at Mosquera Islet go panga riding around a huge colony of sea lions and on Rabida Island hike through flamingo habitats. Complete your Galapagos Islands vacation with a trip to the Interpretation Center and learn about these unique creatures and the conservation efforts being made to preserve them. Incredible landscapes, curious animals and luxurious cruising comfort await you when you visit Galapagos on this 5 day Galapagos cruise aboard the Camila. 

Visit Galapagos for the ultimate cruising experience. This newly built catamaran offers a deluxe Galapagos cruise with small groups and a dedicated crew. Each cabin has a private balcony and the cruise ship is furnished with a bar, lounge and jacuzzi where you can relax and watch that spectacular scenery pass by. Guests can utilise snorkeling gear and kayaks and our expert National Park guide will educate you on this fascinating ecosystem. Have a unique and memorable experience when you join us on this Galapagos cruise.

 

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A private balcony in your cabin to enjoy stunning views

Encounter the Galapagos wildlife

Snorkel or Kayaking activities provides you with many opportunities to get close to nature

Tour Itinerary

Day 1
Baltra Island Bartolome Island

*EXAMPLE ITINERARY – 4-15 DAY ITINERARIES AVAILABLE. ITINERARY MAY VARY DEPENDING ON DEPARTURE. PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS**

Fly from Quito to or Guayaquil to Baltra (return flights are not included & will be added at the time of booking).

Arriving in Galapagos, passengers are picked up at the airport by our naturalist guides and taken to the pier to board the Camila

Afternoon: Bartolome Island
This island is well known for its incredible remnants of volcano cones and distinct terrain such as Pinnacle Rock. A hike will lead you up to the top of a lookout point to see all of Sullivan Bay. You might be able to see lava lizards and various sea birds flying above.
Activities:​ Walk on the boardwalk, hike, snorkeling

Dinner is included today

Day 2
Rabida Island and Santiago Island

Morning: Rabida Island
This visitor site is quite different from others as it has a very distinct and red fine gravel beach due to the iron content. Snorkeling can be done here with spectacular sights of tropical fish. Visitors like to walk along the beach taking in the sights and also visiting the black lagoon with pink flamingos.
Activities:​ Walking on the beach, swimming and snorkeling

Afternoon: Santiago Island - Egas Port
This visitor site is also known as James Bay, it is home to Galapagos hawks, lava lizards and the trails lead to a coastline with gorgeous tide pools full of fauna. Fur seals, different from the common sea lions can also be seen here.
Activities:​ Walking on the beach, swimming and snorkeling.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner is included today

Day 3
Genovesa Island

Morning: Genovesa - Darwin Bay
A white sand coral beach leads the way to a hiking trail through mangroves filled with many different species of land birds and other famous species like blue-footed and red-footed boobies and swallow tailed gulls. Towards the end of the hike are tidal pools where you can find sea lions swimming playfully and finally a spectacular view off a cliff.
Activities:​ Hike and/or snorkeling

Afternoon: Genovesa - El Barranco
El Barranco is also known as Prince Philip’s Steps. It is an extraordinary site on the flatter area of the island in Darwin’s Bay. Be prepared to make your way up a rocky crevasse, then enjoy the easy trail to spectacular views. This is one of the few visitor sites where all three boobie species can be seen, as well as the short-eared owl.
Activities:​ Hike

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner is included today

Day 4
Mosquera Islet and Santa Cruz

Morning: Mosquera Islet
Located between the islands of Baltra and North Seymour lays a reef made of coral. This was the result of volcanic uprising making the islet only 160 meters across at its narrowest width. It has one of the largest populations of sea lions and is home to many shorebirds. On occasion, orcas can be seen hunting off the shoreline.
Activities:​ Panga ride

Afternoon: Santa Cruz: Highlands
The highlands are located in the northern part of Santa Cruz and can reach elevations up to 1500 meters. This area is rich with hills, ferns, volcanoes and wildlife. A great contrast to the molten lava harden beaches and rocky areas of other islands already seen. It is home to giant tortoises, mockingbirds, finches and many other species.
Activities:​ Hike

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner is included today

Day 5
North Seymour Island Depart Baltra Airport

Morning: North Seymour
Explore the rocky coast of North Seymour passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigatebirds. The island was formed by a series of submarine lava expelled from the ocean floor, carrying with it layers of sediment uplifted by the tectonic activity. The island is mostly characterized by the arid vegetation.
Activities:​ Hike, snorkel, panga rid

After this visit, we will make our way to the Baltra airport for the flight to Quito

Breakfast is included today.

*Although the flight is not included in the price, this will be added & included to your booking

What’s Included

Accommodation
  • Included Copy 20 Standard Cabin
  • Included Copy 31 Cabin upgrades available
Food
  • Included Copy 20 All meals during the cruise
  • Included Copy 20 Regular soft drinks and juices
  • Included Copy 20 Champagne reception
  • Included Copy 7 Alcoholic beverages
  • Included Copy 7 Bottled beverages
Fees & Services
  • Included Copy 20 Galapagos National Park bilingual Guide
  • Included Copy 20 Use of snorkeling gear, wetsuits and kayaks
  • Included Copy 7 Tips and personal expenses
  • Included Copy 7 Galapagos Islands National Park Entrance Fee USD$100 (Payable locally)
  • Included Copy 7 Ingala Tourist Card USD$20 (Payable locally)
  • Included Copy 7 Return flights Quito / Galapagos Islands / Quito approx. USD$550
  • Included Copy 7 Medical and cancellation insurance
  • Included Copy 20 All visitor site excursions
Transportation
Camila | Galapagos Cruise Ship

16 Passengers

Activities

  • Included Hiking
  • Included Snorkeling
  • Included Bird watching
  • Included Panga ride
  • Included Kayaking
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Duration

5 days

Price from

$4,595 USD

Per person, twin share

Departure dates available on request