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Galapagos Islands itineraries

The M/V Galapagos Explorer takes pride in offering its passengers the most interesting itineraries.

A unique combination of breathtaking landscapes, wildlife encounters at nesting grounds and rookeries, pristine beaches and hotspots for snorkelling and animal activity.

We leave port on Saturdays and Wednesdays offering 3, 4 and 7 night cruise options all year round, except for maintainance dates.

Sample itinerary outlines: 

7 nights (Saturday to Saturday)

  • Saturday AM: Arrival by air to Baltra Airport
    PM: Cerro Dragon, Santa Cruz Island
  • Sunday AM: Bartholomew Island
    PM: Puerto Egas, Santiago Island
  • Monday AM: Punta Espinoza, Fernandina Island
    PM: Punta Vicente Roca, Isabela Island
  • Tuesday AM: Seymour Norte
    PM: El Chato (Highlands),lava tunnels and Wild Giant Tortoises, Santa Cruz Island
  • Wednesday AM: Lobería or Islas Lobos or Tijeretas or El Junco and Interpretation Center, San Cristobal Island    
    PM: Ochoa Beach, San Cristobal Island
  • Thursday AM: Punta Suarez, Española Island
    PM: Charles Darwin Station & Puerto Ayora, Sta. Cruz Island
  • Friday AM: El Barranco, Genovesa Island
    PM: Bahia Darwin, Genovesa Island
  • Saturday AM: Bachas Beach (4), Santa Cruz Island. Departure from Baltra airport

3 nights (Wednesday to Saturday)

  • Wednesday AM: Arrival in San Cristobal Airport
    PM: Ochoa Beach, San Cristobal Island
  • Thursday AM: Punta Suarez, Española Island
    PM: Charles Darwin Station & Puerto Ayora, Sta. Cruz Island
  • Friday AM: El Barranco, Genovesa Island
    PM: Bahia Darwin, Genovesa Island
  • Saturday AM: Bachas Beach (2), Santa Cruz Island. Departure from Baltra airport

7 nights (Wednesday to Wednesday)

  • Wednesday AM: Arrival in San Cristobal Airport
    PM: Ochoa Beach, San Cristobal Island 
  • Thursday AM: Punta Suarez, Española Island
    PM: Charles Darwin Station & Puerto Ayora, Sta. Cruz Island
  • Friday AM: El Barranco, Genovesa Island
    PM: Bahia Darwin, Genovesa Island
  • Saturday AM: Bachas Beach, Santa Cruz Island
    PM: Cerro Dragon, Santa Cruz Island
  • Sunday AM: Bartholomew Island
    PM: Puerto Egas, Santiago Island
  • Monday AM: Punta Espinoza, Fernandina Island
    PM: Punta Vicente Roca, Isabela Island
  • Tuesday AM: Seymour Norte
    PM: El Chato (Highlands),lava tunnels and Wild Giant Tortoises, Santa Cruz Island
  • Wednesday AM: Lobería or Islas Lobos or Tijeretas or El Junco and Interpretation Center, San Cristobal Island. Departure from San Cristobal airport.

4 nights (Saturday to Wednesday)

  • Saturday AM: Arrival by air to Baltra Airport
    PM: Cerro Dragon, Santa Cruz Island
  • Sunday AM: Bartholomew Island
    PM: Puerto Egas, Santiago Island
  • Monday AM: Punta Espinoza, Fernandina Island
    PM: Punta Vicente Roca, Isabela Island
  • Tuesday AM: Seymour Norte
  • PM: El Chato (Highlands),lava tunnels and Wild Giant Tortoises, Santa Cruz Island
  • Wednesday AM: Lobería or Islas Lobos or Tijeretas or El Junco and Interpretation Center, San Cristobal Island. Departure from San Cristobal

Itineraries

7 nights (Sat-Sat)
Santa Cruz Island - Bartholomew Island - Santiago Island - Fernandina Island - Isabela Island - San Cristobal Island - Española Island - Genovesa Island
7 nights (Wed - Wed)
San Cristobal Island - Española Island - Sta. Cruz Island - Genovesa Island - Bartholomew Island - Santiago Island - Fernandina Island - Isabela Island
3 nights (Wed - Sat)
San Cristobal Island - Española Island - Sta. Cruz Island - Genovesa Island
4 nights (Sat - Wed)
Santa Cruz Island - Bartholomew Island - Santiago Island - Fernandina Island - Isabela Island - San Cristobal Island