Odyssey Galapagos Yacht
The Odyssey Galapagos yacht is a 16-passenger yacht that offers four decks at the service of the guests. This breathtaking vessel first cruised around the Galapagos Islands in 2008 and features cabins of an average of 20 square foot, with air conditioning, mini-bar, sofa and large bathrooms. Itineraries cover programs available in 5- and 6-day arrangements all tailored towards giving guests a brief but rich cruising experience. Have a fun-filled Galapagos vacation by enjoying all the superb features and activities offered by the Odyssey Galapagos yacht.
Inclusions & Exclusions
All meals throughout cruise Transfers in the islands All excursions Bilingual national park guide Use of snorkeling equipment and wetsuits Use of Kayak Coffee, tea and soft drinks Free airport assistance*
Mainland-Galapagos-Mainland airfare Alcoholic drinks $100 Galapagos National Park fee $20 Transit Control Card Travel / medical insurance Tips Personal expenses
Xmas & New years surcharge $400 per person Discount for children under 12 years old 20% Single supplement 100%
Odyssey Galapagos Yacht offers three different itineraries
Itinerary A - Southern Islands
Day 1 (Tuesday) - SAN CRISTOBAL
AM: Arrival PM: Cerro Colorado San Cristobal Island: After your arrival, you will be transferred to the Galapagos Odyssey yacht and will have a short briefing on the trip that starts. San Cristobal - La Galapaguera: Learn about the Giant Tortoise breeding program established by the Galapagos National Park. Galapagos Wildlife you might see today: Giant Tortoises.
Day 2 (Wednesday) - ESPAÑOLA
AM: Gardner BayPM: Punta Suarez Gardner Bay: An incredible and beautiful lake home to many sea lions, frigates and many other amazing Galapagos wildlife species. Suarez Point: This Galapagos visitor site is one of the most outstanding wildlife areas of the archipelago with long white sand beaches all over. Galapagos Wildlife you might see today: Galapagos Hawks, Española Mockingbirds, Waved Albatross, sea lions.
Day 3 (Thursday) - FLOREANA
AM: Punta Cormorant PM: Post office bay & Baroness Lookout Cormorant Point: It is a long trail surrounded by nature, where you can see various colonies of boobies, it is also one of the best places to see flamingos. Post Office Bay: A white-sand beach where in the past sailors used to leave and receive their letters in a barrel. Galapagos Wildlife you can see today: Pintail ducks, stilts, Large-billed Flycatchers, Flamingoes, Rays.
Day 4 (Friday) - SANTA FE & PLAZAS
AM: Santa Fe PM: Plazas Santa Fe Island: A volcanic uplift that hosts a forest of Opuntia and Palo Santo. Endemic land iguanas are often seen. South Plaza has one of the largest populations of land iguanas in the Galapagos. Galapagos Wildlife: Red-billed tropic birds and swallow-tailed gulls, marine iguanas, land iguanas.
Day 5 (Saturday) - NORTH SEYMOUR
AM: North Seymour PM: Bachas Beach North Seymour Island: Explore the rocky coast, passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigatebirds. Bachas Beach, is located on the north shore of Santa Cruz which is a swimming beach. One of the few remnants of the U.S. military bases Wildlife you might see today: Frigate birds, blue-footed boobies, land and marine iguanas.
Day 6 (Sunday) - MOSQUERA
AM: Mosquera Islet Mosquera Island: This island is a long narrow stretch of white sand, rocks, and tide pools. Transfer to the Airport. Wildlife you can see today: Sea lions, lava gulls, coastal birds, and Sally light foot crabs.
Itinerary B - Northern Islands
Day 1 (Sunday) - SANTA CRUZ
AM: Baltra PM: Dragon Hill Baltra Island: Arrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the Galapagos boat. Briefing onboard about the yacht and the Galapagos islands. Dragon Hill is a trail that lead to a hyper-saline lagoon behind the beach, there is a short walk to the Hill, which offers a beautiful view of the bay. Galapagos Wildlife you might see today: Land iguana, flamingos.
Day 2 (Monday) - RABIDA
AM: Rabida PM: Chinese hat Rabida Island: is one of the most colorful and volcanic varied islands in the archipelago as well as a great snorkeling site. Chinese Hat: The landing is on a beautiful crescent-shaped beach, home to sea lions and Sally Light foot crabs. Wildlife you might see today: Marine Iguanas, Blue-footed and Nazca boobies, Galapagos Doves, sharks, sea lions, penguins, and rays.
Day 3 (Tuesday) - GENOVESA
AM: Darwin Bay PM: Prince Phillip's Steps Darwin Bay: A coral beach where a 750 mt. trail takes you through more seabird colonies. Prince Phillip's Steps: An extraordinary, steep path leads through a seabird colony full of life, up to cliffs that are 25m high. Wildlife: Lava Gulls, lava Herons, Swallow-tailed Gulls, Great Frigate birds and Red-footed Boobies.
Day 4 (Wednesday) - SANTIAGO
AM: Bartolomé PM: The Sullivan Bay Pinnacle Rock: Bartholomew is home of the Pinnacle Rock: the most famous view in the Galapagos Islands. Sullivan Bay: A coral beach landing leads you towards a lava field as far as the eye can see. A truly amazing volcanic experience…up close and personal! Wildlife: Green Sea Turtle, Galapagos penguins, Spotted Eagle Rays and Black-tipped Sharks.
Day 5 (Thursday) - SANTA CRUZ HIGHLANDS
AM: Highlands Highlands: On your last day with the Odyssey Galapagos tour, you will be visiting the highlands which are located in the northern part of the Santa Cruz island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt. Transfer back to Baltra for embarkation on flight back home. Galapagos Wildlife you can see today: Vermilion Flycatcher or one of Darwin’s finches.
Itinerary C - Western Islands
Day 1 (Thursday) - SANTA CRUZ
AM: Baltra PM: Charles Darwin Station Baltra Island: Arrival at the Galapagos, Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Charles Darwin Station: An organization that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galapagos. Galapagos Wildlife you might see today: Giant Tortoises.
Day 2 (Friday) - ISABELA
AM: Tintoreras Islet PM: Sierra Negra Volcano Tintoreras Islet and Sierra Negra. Tintoreras is located a short distance from Puerto Villamil and is the home to a great variety of wildlife. The Sierra Negra Volcano offers impressive views and the opportunity to observe up to seven species of finches and a rich display of vegetation. Wildlife you might see today: Sea lions, sea turtles, marine iguanas, rays.
Day 3 (Saturday) - ISABELA
AM: Punta Moreno PM: Elizabeth Bay Moreno Point: Beautiful rocky shores where penguins and shore birds, including blue herons, are usually spotted. Elizabeth Bay: As you enter the bay, hawks soar overhead and schools of fish can be seen swimming beneath the surface. Wildlife you might see today: Flamingoes, paint-billed crakes, white-cheeked pintails, and common gallinules.
Day 4 (Sunday) - FERNANDINA & ISABELA
AM: Punta Espinosa PM: Tagus Cove Fernandina - Espinosa Point: A narrow stretch of land where hundreds of marine iguanas gather largely on black lava rocks. Tagus Cove: An opportunity to see penguins as well as marine iguanas, Sally Lightfoot crabs and sea lions. Wildlife: Flightless Cormorants, Sally Light foot Crabs, Galapagos Penguins, sea horses, marine iguanas, sea turtles.
Day 5 (Monday) - SANTIAGO
AM: Espumilla Beach PM: Puerto Egas Espumilla Beach: Darwin explored the salt-lake crater that is now home to white-cheeked pintails and the occasional flamingos. Egas Port: The trail leads to the coastline with gorgeous tide pools and grottos full of fauna. Galapagos Wildlife: Green sea turtles, penguins and reef sharks.
Day 6 (Tuesday) - SAN CRISTOBAL
AM: Isla Lobos Isla Lobos: This small island is named after the sea lions that rest and play on its rocky shores. Transfer to the airport in San Cristobal and Flight back to Quito or Guayaquil. Wildlife you might see today: Blue-footed boobies, sea lions, fur seals, frigate birds.