Galapagos Experience onboard the Endemic | 6 days

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

Join this 6-day luxury Galapagos cruise sailing to Bartolome, Floreana, Genovesa, Mosquera Islet, North Seymour and Santa Cruz. The Endemic is the newest catamaran cruiser in the Galapagos Islands and accommodating a maximum group size of 16 passengers, your Galapagos cruise will be a relaxed and peaceful one. All of the ship's cabins are panoramic suites, with wall to wall sliding glass doors with outdoor balconies, perfect for taking in the scenery on a Galapagos Islands vacation. 

The wonders of the unique wildlife are everywhere when you visit Galapagos and on this Galapagos cruise, you will have perfect opportunities to greet these interesting creatures. Snorkel in gorgeous waters among the famous Galapagos marine wildlife including sea lions, sea turtles and tropical fish. You will also have plenty of time on land to stretch your legs and take scenic hikes. No Galapagos Islands vacation would be complete without meeting Blue-footed Boobies, land iguanas and frigate birds. The Galapagos cruise will visit multiple islands with interesting rock formations, one of the most exciting is the Devils Crown - an ancient underwater volcanic crater home to large rays and sharks. Revel in all the natural wonders of the Galapagos Islands while soaking up the ultimate comfort when you visit Galapagos on an Endemic cruise.

There are many Galapagos tours on the Endemic. Please get in touch for further information.

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A stylish and elegant catamaran with an amazing sky lounge and jacuzzi

Comfort and active at the same time, with options to kayak, swim and snorkel

Experienced naturalist guides to introduce you all the amazing wildlife of the Galapagos

Tour Itinerary

Day

Day
Baltra Island Bartholomew Island

Arrive at Baltra airport to transfer to the Galapagos Endemic Catamaran. Sail to Bartholomew, a small but picturesque island home to the Pinnacle rock. You can walk to a scenic viewpoint that overlooks sandy beaches. These are some of the best snorkelling beaches that has many tropical fish, rays and a penguin colony.

Day
Bartholomew Island Floreana Island

Sail to Floreana Island and to Cormorant Point popular with sea lions but oddly, no cormorants. Here you can walk to gorgeous white sandy beaches that are full of stingrays that are viewable just off the shore.

We then cruise to 'The Devils Crown' and the remnants of a volcanic crater perfect for snorkelling. Today we can also visit Bahía Post Office where whalers left there letters - this was a barrel and it still exists today. You can also leave your own letter that will be sent to family and friends. Today, you can also walk a short trail to the Baroness' lookout.

Day
Floreana Island North Seymour Island

Visit Chinese Hat Island of Santiago Island, named after its shape. It is perfect for those interested in geology and animal life. This area has lava tubes, pillow rock formations and is home to sea lions, penguins and Sally Lightfoot crabs.

Cruise to North Seymour Island where Blue-footed boobies and Frigate Birds nest close to the path - perfect for photographs. There is also a large population of land Iguanas, dozens of sea lions and great marine life to snorkel amongst.

Day
North Seymour Island Santa Cruz Island

Today we will spend the day visiting Black Turtle Cove and Bachas Beach on Santa Cruz Island.

Black Turtle Cove is an estuary surrounded by mangroves. The types of wildlife that you will likely see include green sea turtles, sharks and rays with sightings of pelicans and boobies.

Bachas Beach has beautiful white sandy beaches. Both land and marine iguanas live here, with nesting turtles, Sally Lightfoot crabs and flamingos.

Day
Santa Cruz Island Genovesa Island

Genovesa Island is a prehistoric volcano crater which creates its unique crescent shape called Darwin Bay. There is a great visitor site that travels through mangroves, past nesting birds including Red-footed and Nazca Boobies. There may also be stingrays and you can snorkel, kayak or take the panga around the bay. You may even be lucky and see Hammerhead sharks!

We will also visit El Barranco which is a perfect nesting spot for the Galapagos petrel.

Day
Genovesa Island Baltra Island

Visit 'The Twins' on the highlands of Santa Cruz. These are two sinkholes created by lava tunnels. The guides will be able to tell you about the special forest surrounding the sinkholes.

We then bid you farewell and wish you a lovely trip home.

What’s Included

Accommodation
  • Included Copy 20 Suites on board
  • Included Copy 31 Accommodation upgrades available
Food
  • Included Copy 20 All meals and snacks
Fees & Services
  • Included Copy 20 Island excursions
  • Included Copy 20 Guided excursions with top Naturalist guides and crew
  • Included Copy 20 Paddle-board, kayaks, wetsuits and snorkeling gear
  • Included Copy 20 Airport reception and assistance
  • Included Copy 20 Cruise service officer
  • Included Copy 20 Maximum 16 passengers
  • 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
Transportation
M/C Endemic | Galapagos Cruise Ship

Activities

  • Included Swimming and snorkeling in the Galapagos
  • Included Kayaking
  • Included Excursions with a Galapagos National Park guide
  • Included Wildlife spotting
  • Included Paddle-boarding
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Duration

6 days

Price from

$5,869 USD

Per person, twin share

Departure dates available upon request
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