Tip Top II Galapagos Yacht offers four different itineraries

Itinerary 1 - Western Islands
 Itinerary 1 - North & West Islands
Day 1 (Friday) - SANTA CRUZ
AM: Baltra Airport

PM: Mosquera Islet

Hiking Wildlife Observation

Baltra Island: Arrival at Baltra airport and transfer to the boat for a welcome at the Tip Top II Galapagos catamaran.

Mosquera Islet: This reef of rocks and coral (the result of an uprising) is 160 meters across at its narrowest width. This island has one of the largest populations of sea lions and is home to many shorebirds. There have been occasional reports at this site of Orcas feeding on sea lions.

Galapagos Wildlife you might see today: Shore birds, red billed tropic bird, and migratory birds.
Day 2 (Saturday) - SANTIAGO & RABIDA
AM: Sullivan Bay

PM: Rabida

Hiking Snorkeling Wildlife Observation

Sullivan Bay: The trail leads to the lookout point where you can see an infinite lava field. One of the most photogenic spot in the Galapagos.

Rabida: A red sand beach famous for its unique color, it offers a greta opportunity to see various types of birds which can only be seen on this island, there is also a chance for great snorkeling where colorful fish are abundant.

Galapagos Wildlife you might see today: Green Sea Turtle, Spotted Eagle Rays and Black-tipped Shark, colorful fish, seahorses, Galapagos finches, brackish water lagoon, penguins, Galapagos hawk
Day 3 (Sunday) - FERNANDINA & ISABELA
AM: Vicente Roca Point

PM: Espinosa Point

Hiking Snorkeling Kayaking Wildlife Observation

Vicente Roca Point: The nutrients in the water on this visitor point makes this spot rich in marine life. The lava formations also make the landscape unique.

Espinosa Point: The only visitor site of Fernandina Island, and the best place to see the flightless cormorant.

Galapagos Wildlife you might see today: Flightless Cormorants, Sally Lightfoot Crabs, Galapagos Penguins, marine iguanas, sea turtles, whales, dolphins, sea lions, tunas, Blue-footed and Nazca boobies, pelicans.
Day 4 (Monday) - ISABELA
AM: Urbina Bay

PM: Tagus Cove

Hiking Snorkeling Kayaking Wildlife Observation

Urbina Bay: In Urbina Bay is possible to see the uplift that resulted in the view of a coral reef above the sea level. This is a great place to see the flightless cormorant.

Tagus Cove: This spot has been frequented by ships since the 1800s, using the area as an anchorage site. Trails winding by Lake Darwin up to a ridge display wonderful views. Punta Tortuga, just north of Tagus Cove, is another lovely beach surrounded by mangroves

Galapagos Wildlife: Giant tortoises, land iguanas, flightless cormorants, penguins, sea turtles, pelicans, lava herons.
Day 5 (Tuesday) - SANTIAGO & BARTOLOME
AM: Egas Port

PM: Pinnacle Rock

Hiking Snorkeling Wildlife Observation

Egas Port: It is also known as James site, famous for the presence of the unique Galapagos hawk and the quick-footed Galapagos lava lizards. You will walk a trail leading to a beautiful pool-like site where sea lions are abundant and where snorkeling with green sea turtles is a must.

Pinnacle Rock: The only visitor site of Bartolome island where you will climb up various steps and get to enjoy the most unique view of the archipelago, snorkeling is also an option and the Galapagos penguins are commonly spotted here.

Galapagos Wildlife you might see today: Sally Lightfoot Crabs, Galapagos Penguins, marine iguanas, sea turtles, sea lions, tunas, Blue-footed and Nazca boobies, pelicans.
Day 6 (Wednesday) - CHINESE HAT & SANTA CRUZ
AM: Chinese Hat

PM: Dragon Hill

Hiking Snorkeling Kayaking Wildlife Observation

Chinese Hat: A panga ride will let you enjoy its unique species of birds and beautiful views.

Dragon Hill: A site which is famous for its many marine iguanas and rocky shores with great chances to snorkel close to various marine species.

Galapagos Wildlife: Giant tortoises, land iguanas, flightless cormorants, penguins, sea turtles, pelicans, lava herons.
Day 7 (Thursday) - SANTA CRUZ
AM: Highlands

PM: Fausto Llerena

Hiking Wildlife Observation

Highlands: Stunning views of the surrounding nature while also enjoying the presence of giant tortoises in their natural habit.

Fausto Llerena Breeding Center: Visit the programs for breeding and conserving the Galapagos giant tortoises and get to learn more about the efforts being done.

Galapagos Wildlife you might see today: Sea lions, giant tortoises, birds.
Day 8 (Friday) - NORTH SEYMOUR & BALTRA
Hiking Wildlife Observation

The island was formed by a series of submarine lava containing layers of sediment that were uplifted by tectonic activity. The island is characterized by its arid vegetation zone and intense diversity of wildlife. After this visit, we will head to Baltra airport to catch our flight back to Ecuador Mainland.

Galapagos Wildlife you might see today: Vermilion Flycatchers, Short-eared Owls, the Galapagos Dove, and several finch species.
Itinerary 2 - South & North Islands
 Itinerary 2 - South & East Islands
Day 1 (Friday) - SANTA CRUZ
AM: Arrival

PM: Bachas Beach

Hiking Wildlife Observation

Baltra Island: Arrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the Galapagos Tip Top II Yacht for a warm welcome.

Bachas Beach: A beautiful white sand beach where you will get to see its rocky shores filled with marine iguanas, there is also a small lake where flamingos are frequently spotted.

Galapagos Wildlife you might see today: Vermilion Flycatcher or one of Darwin’s finches, flamingos, marine iguanas.
Day 2 (Saturday) - GENOVESA
AM: Darwin Bay

PM: Prince Phillip's Step

Hiking Snorkeling Wildlife Observation Kayaking

Darwin Bay: A white sand beach where a trails takes you to a small pool with clear waters and where various species of birds are seen, snorkeling off the beach is possible with great chances to see white tip reef sharks.

Prince Phillip's Step: A rocky path were bird including various types of boobies are spotted, beautiful views of the whole island await for you.

Galapagos Wildlife: Sea lions, red-billed tropic birds and swallow-tailed gulls, sharks, red footed boobies, blue footed boobies, mask boobies, owls, petrels and more.
Day 3 (Sunday) - SANTA FE & PLAZAS
AM: Santa Fe

PM: South Plazas

Hiking Snorkeling Wildlife Observation

Santa Fe Island: There is a massive forest of Opuntia Cacti only found here. The island is also full of land iguanas and is possible to see the Galapagos Hawk.

South Plazas: Land and marine iguanas are easily spotted here, which also allows seeing the hybrid iguanas, a mixture between this two species.

Galapagos Wildlife: Sea lions, red-billed tropic birds and swallow-tailed gulls, marine and land iguanas.
Day 4 (Monday) - SANTA CRUZ
AM: Highlands

PM: Fausto Llerena Breeding Center

Hiking Wildlife Observation

Highlands: This quite unique area allows for amazing views of the nature around you as well as encounters with giant tortoises in their natural habit.

Fausto Llerena Breeding Center: A great visitors site to see the conservation program and breeding of giant tortoises.

Wildlife: Giant tortoises, finches and other birds.
Day 5 (Tuesday) - FLOREANA
AM: Post Office Bay

PM: Baroness Viewing Point

Hiking Snorkeling Wildlife Observation

Post Office Bay: The barrel in this site is to commemorate the informal communication system from the 16th century, this is one of the most representative historical sites in the islands.

Baroness Viewing Point: The legends about this baroness are associated with a fascinating murder mystery. There are easy trails in this area for exploring the flora and fauna of the island.

Galapagos Wildlife you might see today: Pintail ducks, stilts, Large-billed Flycatchers, Flamingoes, Rays, sea lions.
Day 6 (Wednesday) - ESPAÑOLA
AM: Suarez Point

PM: Gardner Bay

Hiking Snorkeling Kayaking Wildlife Observation

Suarez Point: One of the most popular sites in the Galapagos, among other species here can be found the largest colony of waved albatrosses of the archipelago.

Gardner Bay: The whole exploration will be from the beach, it is possible to see the Española mockingbird playing around while we walk.

Galapagos Wildlife you might see today: Nazca and Blue-footed boobies, Galapagos Hawks, Española Mockingbirds, Waved Albatross, sea lions.
Day 7 (Thursday) - SAN CRISTOBAL
AM: David Rodriguez Breeding Center

PM: Kicker Rock

Hiking Snorkeling Kayaking Wildlife Observation

David Rodriguez Breeding Center: On the trees and shrubs surrounding the site, you may see land birds like warblers, finches and mockingbirds, and giant tortoises can be observed along the trail. They live there wild but in a protected area to assure their survival by sealing them off from introduced predators like pigs and goats. Once the tortoise perceives danger, it goes into its defensive stance retreating into its hard shell.

Kicker Rock: Leon Dormido is a dramatic spot, with two huge rock formations with a channel in the middle rich in nutrients and full of marine life.

Galapagos Wildlife you might see today: Red-footed, Blue-footed and Nazca boobies, Storm Petrels, Sea Lions, Fur seals, Frigatebirds, giant tortoises.
Day 8 (Friday) - SANTA CRUZ
Wildlife Observation

Black Turtle Cove: A islet surrounded by mangroves, accessible only by dinghy it offers plenty of opportunities to see marine wildlife, a variety of manta rays are commonly seen.

Galapagos Wildlife you might see today: Frigate birds, blue-footed boobies, marine iguanas, colorful fish, rays.

Itinerary 5 days - Southern Islands

 Itinerary 5 days - Southern Islands
Day 1 (Monday) - SANTA CRUZ
AM: Highlands

PM: Fausto Llerena Breeding Center

Hiking Wildlife Observation

Highlands: This quite unique area allows for amazing views of the nature around you as well as encounters with giant tortoises in their natural habit.

Fausto Llerena Breeding Center: A great visitors site to see the conservation program and breeding of giant tortoises.

Wildlife: Giant tortoises, finches and other birds.
Day 2 (Tuesday) - FLOREANA
AM: Post Office Bay

PM: Baroness Viewing Point

Hiking Snorkeling Wildlife Observation

Post Office Bay: The barrel in this site is to commemorate the informal communication system from the 16th century, this is one of the most representative historical sites in the islands.

Baroness Viewing Point: The legends about this baroness are associated with a fascinating murder mystery. There are easy trails in this area for exploring the flora and fauna of the island.

Galapagos Wildlife you might see today: Pintail ducks, stilts, Large-billed Flycatchers, Flamingoes, Rays, sea lions.
Day 3 (Wednesday) - ESPAÑOLA
AM: Suarez Point

PM: Gardner Bay

Hiking Snorkeling Kayaking Wildlife Observation

Suarez Point:This is the only place where the waved albatross can be found, in season is possible to see them mating.

Gardner Bay: The snorkeling in this spot is great, the turqouise waters and playful sea lions make this a unique experience.

Galapagos Wildlife you might see today: Nazca and Blue-footed boobies, Galapagos Hawks, Española Mockingbirds, Waved Albatross, sea lions.
Day 4 (Thursday) - SAN CRISTOBAL
AM: David Rodriguez Breeding Center

PM: Kicker Rock

Hiking Snorkeling Kayaking Wildlife Observation

David Rodriguez Breeding Center: On the trees and shrubs surrounding the site, you may see land birds like warblers, finches and mockingbirds, and giant tortoises can be observed along the trail. They live there wild but in a protected area to assure their survival by sealing them off from introduced predators like pigs and goats. Once the tortoise perceives danger, it goes into its defensive stance retreating into its hard shell.

Kicker Rock: Leon Dormido is a dramatic spot, with two huge rock formations with a channel in the middle rich in nutrients and full of marine life.

Galapagos Wildlife you might see today: Red-footed, Blue-footed and Nazca boobies, Storm Petrels, Sea Lions, Fur seals, Frigatebirds, giant tortoises.
Day 5 (Friday) - NORTH SEYMOUR
Hiking Wildlife Observation

North Seymour Island: In this island, and because of its rocky formation, is possible to see the largest colony of frigatebirds of the islands.

After this visit, we will head to the airport to catch our flight back to Ecuador Mainland.

Galapagos Wildlife: Frigate birds, blue-footed boobies, land and marine iguanas.
Itinerary 4 days - Central & North Islands
 Itinerary 4 days - Central Islands
Day 1 (Friday) - SANTA CRUZ
AM: Baltra Airport

PM: Las Bachas

Hiking Wildlife Observation

Baltra Island: At our arrival in Baltra airport, we will meet the Tip Top II cruise to lead us to the boat and start the adventure.

Bachas Beach: is the perfect starting point, the relaxing beach and the flamingo lagoons in the back will be our first wildlife encounter.

Galapagos Wildlife you might see today: Flamingos, white-cheeked pintail ducks, and migratory birds.
Day 2 (Saturday) - BARTOLOME
AM: Sullivan Bay

PM: Bartolome

Hiking Snorkeling Wildlife Observation

Sullivan Bay: In this spot, the coral sand beach and the dark lava go along each other in a perfect volcanic experience!

Bartolome: one of the few places where penguins can be seen, and the place to take a photo of the famous Pinnacle Rock.

Wildlife you might see today: Green Sea Turtle, Galapagos penguins, Spotted Eagle Rays and Black-tipped Shark.
Day 3 (Sunday) - GENOVESA
AM: Prince Phillip’s Steps

PM: Darwin Bay

Hiking Snorkeling Kayaking Wildlife Observation

Prince Phillip's Steps: The lava cliffs are a perfect shelter for the red-footed boobies to nest. Genovesa Island is the richest in bird life.

Darwin Bay: The trail in this site leads to the lookout point where is possible to see the cliff and the Darwin lake, here is possible to see red-footed boobies.

Galapagos Wildlife you might see today: Storm Petrels, Short-eared Owl, Lava Gulls, Lava Herons, Swallow-tailed Gulls, Great Frigatebirds and Red-footed Boobies.
Day 4 (Monday) - SANTIAGO
AM: Puerto Egas

Hiking Wildlife Observation

Puerto Egas: There are two trails here; one that leads into the coast to see the fur seals, and the second that visits the salt mine of the Island.

After this activity, we go to Baltra airport to catch our flight.

Galapagos Wildlife: Flamingos and white-cheeked pintail ducks, fur seals, sea lions, sea turtles, rays, and sharks.

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