San Cristobal to Baltra, Galapagos Islands

8 nights
Includes flights and transfers
21 Nov - 28 Nov 2021

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Located off the coast of Ecuador the volcanic Galapagos Islands are renowned as one of the world’s foremost destinations for wildlife watching and for being the epicentre of Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution.

Aboard Silver Origin you will travel to breathtaking lava fields, powdery beaches and fragrant forests and discover what inspired Darwin as you see nesting turtles, playful sea lions and soaring aviary life. Exploring these magnificent isles on a ship puts you in touch with a rich history and lets you look through the eyes of the pirates, whalers and explorers that rode these waves in centuries gone by.

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Itinerary

Day 1  21 Nov – San Cristobal & Roca Leon Dormido
San Cristobal Galapagos Islands
Take in the stunning San Cristobal, an island formed by dormant volcanoes like many in the Galapagos have been. Then circumnavigate towering Kicker rock, one of the most iconic features of these waters.
Day 2  22 Nov – Bartolome & Playa Espumilla
Marine Iguana Galapagos Islands
Watch out for lava lizards as you ascend to the volcanic shore of Bartolome on a boardwalk consisting of 388 steps and surround yourself in wildlife including green sea turtles and flamingos at Playa Espumilla.
Day 3  23 Nov –Roca Isabela & Fernandina
Sea lions Galapagos Islands
Find yourself amongst sea lions and eagle rays as you snorkel through the quiet coves and sea caves of Punta Vincenta before landing at Punta Espinoza to witness hundreds of marine iguanas resting on the black rock.
Day 4  24 Nov – Isabela (Caleta Tagus & Bahia Elizabeth)
Snorkeling in Galapagos Islands
Kayak, snorkel or hike to find the names of centuries-old vessels painted or carved into the rock at Caleta Tagus, then journey into the stunning bay at Bahia Elizabeth that is flanked by the hulking volcanoes of Sierra Negra and Alcedo.
Day 5  25 Nov – Floreana (Post Office Bay & Islote Campeon)
Galapagos Islands Wildlife
Enjoy the stunning waters and indigenous wildlife of Islote Campeon and Punta Cormorant prior to disembarking at Post Office Bay, a destination steeped in history and named for a post box that was placed ashore before 1813.
Day 6  26 Nov – Santa Cruz (Cerro Dragon & Las Bachas)
Giant Tortoise, Galapagos
Enjoy the efforts of the Charles Darwin Foundation and marvel at Cerro Dragon’s population of land iguanas and take the opportunity to relax on the sands of Las Bachas beaches, a major sea turtle nesting site.
Day 7  27 Nov – Santa Cruz (Los Gemelos & Estacion Darwin)
Land Iguana, Galapagos
Wonder at the gargantuan twin sinkholes from which Los Gemelos derives its name before arriving at the prestigious Charles Darwin Research Station and immersing yourself in decades of ecological breakthroughs.
Day 8  28 Nov – Baltra
Baltra, Galapagos Islands
Disembark Silver Origin at Baltra, an island that housed a US Army Air Base during World War II, and take a final opportunity to enjoy the sea air and wildlife that make the Galapagos Islands so special.

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