GTEG-102 MOTOR YACHT LA PINTA WESTERN ISLANDS ITINERARY SEVEN DAYS/SIX NIGHTS – FRIDAY TO THURSDAY

GALAPAGOS ISLANDS DELUXE CRUISE TOURS

GTEG-102 MOTOR YACHT LA PINTA WESTERN ISLANDS ITINERARY
SEVEN DAYS/SIX NIGHTS – FRIDAY TO THURSDAY

HIGHLIGHTS

A snapshot of islands to be visited and the highlights and iconic fauna and flora species of each island.

DAY BY DAY ITINERARY:

Detailed information on activities and visits to each island and applicable cruise rates

CRUISE DATES:

A complete listing of all of the dates that the Eastern Islands cruise itinerary will be operating.

PRE-CRUISE TOURS:

A sample of tours offered in Quito and surroundings o be offered in combination with this cruise. In addition, we can tailor additional Pre and Post cruise tours to adjust to your clients’ interests

GTEG-102 MOTOR YACHT LA PINTA WESTERN ISLANDS ITINERARY
SEVEN DAYS/SIX NIGHTS – FRIDAY TO THURSDAY

ICONIC SPECIES

Galapagos albatross (From April to December), Blue-footed Booby, Nazca booby, Red-footed Booby, Great & magnificent frigate bird, Galapagos hawk, Land iguana, Marine iguana, Santa Fe land iguana, Galapagos sea lion, Galapagos giant tortoise, Galapagos dove, Galapagos mockingbird, San Cristobal Mockingbird, Española mockingbird, Darwin’s finches, Brown Pelican, Swallow-Tailed gull, Lava Gull, Lava (striated) heron

ITINERARY

DAY 1: Friday – Arrival in Galapagos Islands

Baltra Island
Our adventure begins with a morning flight to Baltra Island and immediate transfer to the dock to board Yacht La Pinta. There’s an introductory welcome briefing, boat drill, cabin assignment followed by lunch.
North Seymour Island
Following an afternoon disembarkation, we enjoy a walk along the coast and the interior of this beautiful flat island, observing numerous bird colonies as well as sea lions and land iguanas.

DAY 2: Saturday – Galapagos Islands

Punta Vicente Roca (Isabela Island)
Since there is no landing site at this location, the coastal exploration is by panga, while the naturalist guide explains the dramatic geology of the area, with remains of lava flows and tuff stone layers.
Punta Espinoza (Fernandina Island)
In the afternoon, we visit the youngest and most pristine island of the archipelago, Fernandina, one of many visitors’ all-time favorites.

DAY 3: Sunday – Galapagos Islands

Urbina Bay (Isabela Island)
After breakfast, we disembark at Urbina Bay, on the western side of Isabela Island, the result of an uplifting of the ocean floor. Here you can see corals, shells, and large and very colorful Galapagos land iguanas.
Tagus Cove (Isabela Island)
On the northwest of Isabela, secluded Tagus Cove provided a favorite anchorage for pirates and whalers over the centuries, and today makes a great visitor site.

DAY 4: Monday – Galapagos Islands

Rabida Island
In the morning, we disembark at Rabida Island’s red-colored beach. A stroll along the beach allows us to observe marine iguanas, mockingbirds, yellow warblers and several species of Darwin’s finches.
Cerro Dragon (Dragon Hill) (Santa Cruz Island)
The north shore of Santa Cruz hosts the fascinating landscapes of Cerro Dragon (Dragon Hill).

DAY 5: Tuesday – Galapagos Islands

Puerto Ayora & Charles Darwin Research Station
The morning visit heads to the Charles Darwin Research Station and the giant tortoise pens within an impressive giant prickly-pear cactus forest.
Highlands of Santa Cruz Island
After lunch, we head up to the highlands of Santa Cruz Island by vehicle. This is a great place to look for the emblematic Darwin’s Finches and the endemic Scalesia trees.

DAY 6: Wednesday – Galapagos Islands

Post Office Bay (Floreana Island)
After breakfast, we land at Post Office Bay (Floreana Island) to visit the historic barrel that has served as a post office in the archipelago for over two centuries.
Champion Islet & Punta Cormorant (Floreana Island)
Before disembarking at Punta Cormorant we can snorkel or ride our glass-bottom boat along the coast of an extinct cone called “Champion Islet”. Later in the afternoon, our visit to Punta Cormorant takes in an olivine-crystal beach.

DAY 7: Thursday – Depart Galapagos Islands

Baltra Island
Our journey ends at Baltra Island, where we transfer to the airport to take the flight back to the mainland – Quito or Guayaquil or your next destination.

2019 GROSS RATES PER PERSON BASED ON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
VALID THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2019

MOTOR YACHT LA PINTA EASTERN ISLANDS
THU-MON
5D/4N
NORTHERN ISLANDS
MON-FRI
5D/4N
Luxury Cabin (20 Cabins)
Max. capacity 2 guests
$4,490 $4.490
Luxury Plus Cabin (4 Cabins)
Max. capacity 3 guests
$4,490 $4.490

GTEG-102 MOTOR YACHT LA PINTA WESTERN ISLANDS ITINERARY
SEVEN DAYS/SIX NIGHTS – FRIDAY TO THURSDAY

Detailed Itinerary

DAY 1: Friday – Arrival Galapagos Islands

Baltra Island
Our adventure begins with a morning flight to Baltra Island and immediate transfer to the dock to board Yacht La Pinta. There’s an introductory welcome briefing, boat drill, cabin assignment followed by lunch.

North Seymour Island
Following an afternoon disembarkation, we enjoy a walk along the coast and the interior of this beautiful flat island, observing numerous bird colonies as well as sea lions and land iguanas. There are opportunities for coastal exploration by dinghy. Evening briefing, welcome cocktail and dinner.
Meals: Lunch, dinner

DAY 2: Saturday – Galapagos Islands

Punta Vicente Roca (Isabela Island)
Since there is no landing site at this location, the coastal exploration is by panga, while the naturalist guide explains the dramatic geology of the area, with remains of lava flows and tuff stone layers. There is abundant wildlife and, depending on the conditions of the ocean, we’ll be able to snorkel along the cliffs, hopefully in the company of green sea turtles.

Punta Espinoza (Fernandina Island)
In the afternoon, we visit the youngest and most pristine island of the archipelago, Fernandina, one of many visitors’ all-time favorites. Punta Espinoza has an amazing combination of barrenness and abundant wildlife. Highlights include hawks, penguins, flightless cormorants and astounding views of the surrounding volcanic landscapes.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

DAY 3: Sunday – Galapagos Islands

Urbina Bay (Isabela Island)
After breakfast, we disembark at Urbina Bay, on the western side of Isabela Island, the result of an uplifting of the ocean floor. Here you can see corals, shells, and large and very colorful Galapagos land iguanas, as well as (occasionally) giant tortoises. Navigating the Bolívar Channel, there are good chances of spotting several species of whales.

Tagus Cove (Isabela Island)
On the northwest of Isabela, secluded Tagus Cove provided a favorite anchorage for pirates and whalers over the centuries, and today makes a great visitor site. An uphill hike takes us to the back of Darwin Crater, filled with salt water. We can snorkel or ride kayaks amid the dramatic landscape before going on our hike.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

DAY 4: Monday – Galapagos Islands

Rabida Island
In the morning, we disembark at Rabida Island’s red-colored beach. A stroll along the beach allows us to observe marine iguanas, mockingbirds, yellow warblers and several species of Darwin’s finches. This is a great place to snorkel from the beach. For non-snorkelers, we can ride our glass-bottom boat for an exploration of life underneath the waves.

Cerro Dragon (Dragon Hill) (Santa Cruz Island)
The north shore of Santa Cruz hosts the fascinating landscapes of Cerro Dragon (Dragon Hill). Our walk includes circling a brackish water lagoon frequented by lagoon birds, while further inland, the trail offers a beautiful view of the bay and the western islands of the archipelago, as well as the chance to observe land iguanas.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

DAY 5: Tuesday – Galapagos Islands

Puerto Ayora & Charles Darwin Research Station
The morning visit heads to the Charles Darwin Research Station and the giant tortoise pens within an impressive giant prickly-pear cactus forest. These are the Galapagos’ headquarters of scientific investigation, conservation and the National Park administration. A delicious lunch is served at the poolside of the Finch Bay Eco Hotel.

Highlands of Santa Cruz Island
After lunch, we head up to the highlands of Santa Cruz Island by vehicle. This is a great place to look for the emblematic Darwin’s Finches and the endemic Scalesia trees. The highlands are also great for exploring the exuberant vegetation where giant tortoises roam in the wild. This will surely be one of the most remembered visits of the whole voyage.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

DAY 6: Wednesday – Galapagos Islands

Post Office Bay (Floreana Island)
After breakfast, we land at Post Office Bay (Floreana Island) to visit the historic barrel that has served as a post office in the archipelago for over two centuries. Panga rides along the maze of channels on Floreana’s north shore can also be enjoyed. Views from La Lobería and the Baroness Viewpoint are quite rewarding. There’s great kayaking and swimming from the beach as well.

Champion Islet & Punta Cormorant (Floreana Island)
Before disembarking at Punta Cormorant we can snorkel or ride our glass-bottom boat along the coast of an extinct cone called “Champion Islet”. Later in the afternoon, our visit to Punta Cormorant takes in an olivine-crystal beach for an easy walk by a brackish water lagoon where bird species like American flamingos may be observed. On the other side of the island, we come to a white-sand beach where sea turtles come out at night to nest.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

DAY 7: Thursday – Depart Galapagos Islands

Baltra Island
Our journey ends at Baltra Island, where we transfer to the airport to take the flight back to the mainland – Quito or Guayaquil or your next destination.
Meals: Breakfast

2019 GROSS RATES PER PERSON BASED ON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
VALID THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2019

MOTOR YACHT LA PINTA EASTERN ISLANDS
THU-MON
5D/4N
NORTHERN ISLANDS
MON-FRI
5D/4N
Luxury Cabin (20 Cabins)
Max. capacity 2 guests
$4,490 $4.490
Luxury Plus Cabin (4 Cabins)
Max. capacity 3 guests
$4,490 $4.490
2019 M/Y LA PINTA CRUISE DATES 2020 M/Y LA PINTA CRUISE DATES
WESTERN ISLANDS ITINERARY WESTERN   ISLANDS ITINERARY
7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS – FRIDAY TO THURSDAY 7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS – FRIDAY TO THURSDAY
START END START END
BALTRA BALTRA BALTRA BALTRA
11-Jan 17-Jan 10-Jan 16-Jan
25-Jan 31-Jan 24-Jan 30-Jan
8-Feb 14-Feb 7-Feb 13-Feb
22-Feb 28-Feb 21-Feb 27-Feb
8-Mar 14-Mar 6-Mar 12-Mar
22-Mar 28-Mar 20-Mar 26-Mar
5-Apr 11-Apr 3-Apr 9-Apr
19-Apr 25-Apr 17-Apr 23-Apr
3-May 9-May 1-May 7-May
17-May 23-May 15-May 21-May
31-May 6-Jun 29-May 4-Jun
14-Jun 20-Jun 12-Jun 18-Jun
28-Jun 4-Jul 26-Jun 2-Jul
12-Jul 18-Jul 10-Jul 16-Jul
26-Jul 1-Aug 24-Jul 30-Jul
9-Aug 15-Aug 7-Aug 13-Aug
23-Aug 29-Aug 21-Aug 27-Aug
6-Sep 12-Sep 4-Sep 10-Sep
20-Sep 26-Sep 18-Sep 24-Sep
4-Oct 10-Oct 2-Oct 8-Oct
18-Oct 24-Oct 16-Oct 22-Oct
1-Nov 7-Nov 30-Oct 5-Nov
13-Nov 19-Nov
27-Nov 3-Dec
13-Dec 19-Dec 11-Dec 17-Dec
27-Dec 2-Jan 25-Dec 31-Dec

2019 GROSS RATES PER PERSON BASED ON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
VALID THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2019

MOTOR YACHT LA PINTA EASTERN ISLANDS
THU-MON
5D/4N
NORTHERN ISLANDS
MON-FRI
5D/4N
Luxury Cabin (20 Cabins)
Max. capacity 2 guests
$4,490 $4.490
Luxury Plus Cabin (4 Cabins)
Max. capacity 3 guests
$4,490 $4.490

GT-05A – QUITO SERIES

Two Days / One Night

DAY 1: Arrival in Quito

Assistance and private transfer airport to hotel
Overnight accommodations at selected hotel

DAY 2: Transfer out

Private transfer hotel to airport for flight to Galapagos
Meals: Breakfast

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GT-05B – QUITO SERIES

Three Days / Two Nights

DAY 1: Arrival in Quito

Assistance and private transfer airport to hotel
Overnight accommodations at selected hotel

DAY 2: Quito

Private fully escorted combined tour of city and Middle of the World
English speaking guide
Overnight accommodations at selected hotel
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 3: Transfer out

Private transfer hotel to airport for flight to Galapagos
Meals: Breakfast

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GT-05C – QUITO SERIES

Four Days / Three Nights

DAY 1: Arrival in Quito

Assistance and private transfer airport to hotel
Overnight accommodations at selected hotel

DAY 2: Quito

Private fully escorted combined tour of city and Middle of the World
English speaking guide
Overnight accommodations at selected hotel
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 3: Otavalo and surroundings

Full day Otavalo tour based on private or semi-private basis with lunch
Overnight accommodations at selected hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 4: Transfer out

Private transfer hotel to airport for flight to Galapagos
Meals: Breakfast

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G T TOURS OFFICES:

Plantation, Florida  
13494 NW 7th Street
Plantation, Florida 33325

Miami, Florida 
9930 SW 142 Street
Miami, Florida 33176

Toll Free USA & Canada:
(800) 666 8687
Local Number: 
(305) 436 0933 
Fax:     
(305 436 0843

Send us a Message

ENQUIRE NOW

We will be happy to answer your questions or comments.

G T TOURS OFFICES:

Plantation, Florida  
13494 NW 7th Street
Plantation, Florida 33325

Miami, Florida 
9930 SW 142 Street
Miami, Florida 33176

Toll Free USA & Canada:
(800) 666 8687
Local Number: 
(305) 436 0933 
Fax:     
(305 436 0843