Treasure of Galapagos Catamaran
A 16-passenger modern double haul that first sailed the Galapagos Islands in 2009, the Treasure of Galapagos Catamaran is graciously styled with a blend of classic and contemporary facilities. It contains balconies in all its 8 Junior Suite cabins and also boasts a huge Master Suite with two balconies, panoramic windows, and mini-saloon. A yacht for a dream Galapagos holiday; get attended to by its courteous and friendly crew with a specialized chef making a variety of delicious dishes. Comprehensive itineraries cover the central-east, south and isolated west of the Galapagos Islands in 5-day programs.
Inclusions & Exclusions
All meals throughout cruise Transfers in the islands All excursions Bilingual national park guide Use of snorkeling equipment Use of Kayak Coffee, tea and soft drinks Free airport assistance*
Mainland-Galapagos-Mainland airfare Alcoholic drinks $100 Galapagos National Park fee Wetsuit rental $20 Transit Control Card Travel / medical insurance Tips Personal expenses
Xmas & New years surcharge $450 per person Discount for children under 12 years old 40% Single supplement 65%
Treasure of Galapagos Yacht offers three different itineraries
Itinerary A - Central Islands
Day 1 (Friday) - SANTA CRUZ
AM – Flight to Baltra Airport PM – Charles Darwin Station Baltra Island: Arrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing on board about the boat and the island. Charles Darwin Station: An organization that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galápagos. Galapagos Wildlife you might see today: Giant Tortoises.
Day 2 (Saturday) - SANTIAGO & BARTOLOME
AM – Sullivan Bay
PM – Bartolome 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! Pinnacle Rock: Bartholomew is home of the Pinnacle Rock: the most famous view in the Galapagos Islands. Wildlife: Green sea turtles, penguins and reef sharks.
Day 3 (Sunday) - NORTH SEYMOUR & MOSQUERA
AM – North Seymour PM – Mosquera North Seymour Island: Explore the rocky coast, passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigate birds. Mosquera Island: The island consists is a long narrow stretch of white sand, rocks, and tide pools. Wildlife you might see today: Frigate birds, blue-footed boobies, land and marine iguanas.
Day 4 (Monday) - SAN CRISTOBAL
AM – South Plaza PM – Cerro Brujo South Plaza has one of the largest populations of land iguanas in the Galapagos. Cerro Brujo: A beautiful white-sand beach full of pelicans, blue-footed boobies, sea lions and marine iguanas. Galapagos Wildlife you might see today: Red-billed tropicbirds and swallow-tailed gulls, marine iguanas, land iguanas.
Day 5 (Tuesday) - SAN CRISTOBAL
AM – Interpretation Center San Cristobal - Interpretation Center: A series of interactive exhibits providing information about the history and biodiversity of the Galapagos. Transfer to the airport.
Itinerary B - Southern Islands
Day 1 (Tuesday) - SAN CRISTOBAL
AM – Flight to San Cristobal Airport PM – Cerro Colorado San Cristobal Island: Arrival in airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island. Cerro Colorado Tortoises Protection and Growing Center, is possible to see many species of endemic plants. Wildlife your might see today: Giant Tortoises.
Day 2 (Wednesday) - ESPAÑOLA
AM – Gardner Bay PM – Suarez Point Gardner Bay: This Bay has a magnificent beach with turquoise waters. The bay is home of a large colony of sea lions. Suarez Point: It is one of the most outstanding wildlife areas of the archipelago. Galapagos Wildlife your might see today: Galapagos Hawks, Española Mockingbirds, Waved Albatross, sea lions.
Day 3 (Thursday) - FLOREANA
AM – Post Office Bay PM –Cormorant Point Post Office Bay: A white-sand beach where in the past sailors used to leave and receive their letters in a barrel. Cormorant Point: It offers a trail overlooking a saltwater lagoon that is a favorite of flamingos. Wildlife your might see today: Pintail ducks, stilts, Large-billed Flycatchers, Flamingoes, Rays.
Day 4 (Friday) - SANTA FE & SANTA CRUZ
AM – Santa Fe PM – Tortuga Bay Santa Fe Island: A volcanic uplift that hosts a forest of Opuntia and Palo Santo. Endemic land iguanas are often seen. Tortuga Bay is a beautiful white sand beach, so named because it is a nesting site for the black turtle. Wildlife your might see today: Land iguanas, Galapagos Hawks.
Day 5 (Saturday) - SANTA CRUZ
AM – El Chato Santa Cruz - Highlands: The highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt. Transfer to the airport Galapagos Wildlife: Vermilion Flycatcher or one of Darwin’s finches.
Itinerary C - Western Islands
Day 1 (Saturday) - SANTA CRUZ
AM – Baltra Airport PM – Charles Darwin Station Baltra Island: Arrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing on board about the Treasure of Galapagos catamaran and the Galapagos islands. 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 (Sunday) - SANTA CRUZ
AM – Whale Bay PM – Dragon Hill Whale Bay is a cove of green sand at the base of Dragon Hill on the west coast of Santa Cruz Island. Dragon Hill: is located on the northwestern part of Santa Cruz Island and consists of a trail that runs through three different environments although it is only slightly less than a mile long (1,600 meters) Galapagos Wildlife you might see today: Land iguana, flamingos.
Day 3 (Monday) - ISABELA
AM – Las Tintoreras PM – Wetlands 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 Wetlands consist of lagoons, swamps, and mangroves, and are home to a variety of unique bird species. Wildlife you might see today: Sea lions, sea turtles, marine iguanas, rays.
Day 4 (Tuesday) - ISABELA
AM – Punta Moreno PM – Urbina Bay Moreno Point: Beautiful rocky shores where penguins and shore birds, including blue herons, are usually spotted. Urbina Bay: Its waters are a good place to see turtles and rays. Ashore you'll find a short trail leading to a coral reef. Wildlife you might see today: Giant tortoises, land iguanas, and flightless cormorants.
Day 5 (Wednesday) - FERNANDINA & ISABELA
AM – Punta Espinosa PM – Tagus Cove 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. Galapagos Wildlife you might see today: Flightless Cormorants, Sally Lightfoot Crabs, Galapagos Penguins, sea horses, marine iguanas, sea turtles.
Day 6 (Thursday) - SANTIAGO
AM – Puerto Egas PM – Rabida Egas Port: The trail leads to the coastline with gorgeous tide pools and grottos full of fauna. Rabida Island: is one of the most colorful and volcanically varied islands in the archipelago as well as a great snorkeling site. Wildlife: Marine Iguanas, Blue-footed and Nazca boobies, Galapagos Doves.
Day 7 (Friday) - SANTA CRUZ
AM – Las Bachas Bachas Beach, is located on the north shore of Santa Cruz which is a swimming beach. Transfer to the airport Galapagos Wildlife: Flamingos, white-cheeked pintail ducks, and migratory birds.