The Galapagos in the luxery Galapagos legend boat 5 days tour
Category: Individual Tours
Our philosophy is based on an environment without any formalisms or strict etiquette as in other luxury vessels but maintaining some important aspects like excellence in quality services. Panoramic windows not only allow you to observe your destination but also to be part of it. In its ample social areas you will be able to do countless activities. With only one hundred people on board you will enjoy exclusivity and a personalized attention. Enjoy the landscapes and view on any of the outer decks.
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West Itinerary 4 nights / 5 days
Galapagos Cruises Itineraries
M/V Galapagos Legend
Thu: Baltra Airport
Ballena Bay - Eden Islet (Santa Cruz)
Fri: Moreno Point (Isabela)
Elizabeth Bay (Isabela)
Sat: Urbina Bay (Isabela)
Tagus Cove (Isabela)
Sun: Espinosa Point (Fernandina)
Vicente Roca Point (Isabela)
Mon: Highlands (Santa Cruz)
Day 1: Thursday - Galapagos (Baltra Airport)
Departure from Quito or Guayaquil to Baltra (a flight of about two and a half hours).Passengers will be picked up at the airport by our guides and taken to the pier to the M/V Galapagos Legend.
Dry landing. Passengers will see volcanic formations like lava bombs, spatter, and cinder cones. After a hike to the summit you’ll be impressed by the view of the surrounding islands, including the eroded tuff cone of Pinnacle Rock.
During the hike to the summit, travelers will often see colonies of marine iguanas, lava lizards, tiquilla, and various cacti.
Visitors will be able to snorkel and see the Galapagos penguin, sea turtles, and white-tipped sharks from a safe distance.
Day 2: Friday - Urbina Bay (Isabela)
Wet landing. Passengers will visit the fossil beach and coral area. Depending on the season, you may observe giant tortoises, land iguanas and flightless cormorants. After the walk, there will be time for snorkeling.
Fernandina (Espinosa Point)
Dry landing. Visitors will see the biggest marine iguanas mingling with Sally Light-foot crabs, as well as flightless cormorants nesting sites, Galapagos penguins, Galapagos hawks, and sea lions.
Among the flora and volcanic formations observers will see brachycereus cactus, and “pa-hoe-hoe” lava and “AA” lava formations. Numerous mangrove beds extend into the sea.
Day 3: Saturday - Santiago (Egas Port)
Wet landing on a dark sand beach.Most of the landscape is tuff-stone layers and lava flows.You can observe hunting herons, great blue herons, lava herons, yellow-crowned night herons and oyster catchers.
Passengers will see marine iguanas grazing upon algae beds alongside red Sally Light-foot crabs. There is a colony of fur seals swimming in deep pools of cool water. Here you can swim and snorkel and find octopuses, sea horses, star fish.
Wet landing. The volcano-formed beach is dark red and occupied by sea lions. It’s considered the geographic center of Galapagos because it has the most diverse volcanic rocks on the Islands.You’ll hike to a salt-water pond, where flamingos can sometimes be found.
July through September is a good time to observe brown pelicans nesting in the salty bushes. Boobies and nine species of Darwin’s finches can also be observed. You can take a dinghy ride by the reefs, as well as snorkel.
Day 4: Sunday - Santa Cruz (Charles Darwin Research Station)
Travelers will visit the Charles Darwin Research Station, staffed with international scientists conducting biological research and conservation projects. Here you can admire the giant tortoises that are part of the breeding program.
Visitors can also admire the prickly-pear cactus forest and many land birds.Later on, you’ll have some free time to walk around town and shop for souvenirs.
Santa Cruz (Highlands)
Travelers will trek through the highlands of Santa Cruz and visit Cerro Chato, where they’ll be able to observe the famous giant tortoises. Additionally, travelers can walk inside the dormant lava tubes.
Day 5: Monday - Santa Cruz (Bachas Beach)
Wet landing. This beach is located on the northern side of Santa Cruz Island.
Here you will encounter many sea birds, marine iguanas, sea turtles, and have the opportunity to swim on the white-sand beach.
Return to the Galapagos Legend, check out and transfer to the Baltra airport. Return flight to Quito via Guayaquil.
7 nights ITINERARY can start in the west or in the east and can begin Monday or Thursday.
Prices 2013 Departure days :Monday & Thursday
M/V Galapagos Legend Cruises itineraries & rates shown are priced in US dollars for the year 2013 are Subject to change without notice All cabin are fully air-conditioned, with private bath and lower beds.
M/V Galapagos Legend 2013 Pricing high season, ask low season prices
Galapagos Legend Cabins and Suites
Cruise "A" 3 Nights Mon-Thu
Cruise "B" 4 Nights Thu - Mon
Cruise "C" 7 Nights Mon - Mon
Balcony Suites 9 (Moon Deck)
Legend Suites 4 (Earth Deck)
Junior Suites 24 (Earth Deck)
Outside Cabins 17 (Sea Deck Outside)
Standard Cabins 3 (Sea Deck Inside)
Low Season 2013: January 5 - March 28, May 15 - June 20, September 1 - September 30, November 25 - December 15.
Children under 12 years old, 25% discount sharing the cabin with 2 adults
Single supplement, 80% out of the net rate
Low season 2013: January 5 - March 28, May 15 - June 20, September 1 - September 30, November 25 - December 15. All Prices above are for off peak dates. For peak dates pricing, please add $50.00 per person for the 3 or 4-night cruises and $100.00 per person for the 7-night cruises.
High season:rest of the year
Not included :
* Air tickets Quito or Guayaquil to/from Galapagos: US$ 470 approx per adult*, 50% discount for
children under 12 years old. Tickets will be invoiced and issued only by KT to guarantee the space.
* Galapagos National Park Tax: US$ 100.00 per adult
*.This tax can be paid directly by the passengers (cash only) or can be invoiced and prepaid by KT under request.
* Galapagos National Institute Migration Control Card INGALA: US$ 10.00.
* Snorkeling equipment US$ 20.00 per short cruise and wet suits US$ 25.00 per short cruise.
* Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
* Medical services, travel insurance and others not specified.
* Tips & personal expenses.
important note:This offer is subject to Kleintours (KT) General Conditions which the client declares to have accepted, read and understood and is responsible to make sure that they will also be accepted by the final user. Any payment made for KT services constitutes the client’s acceptance and the final user’s acceptance of the KT terms and conditions.
Rates are guaranteed for the stated period, except that severe increases are felt on fuel, logistics, local and international policies, government regulations, money fluctuations or any other event affecting the operation, which are beyond KT control. Any adjustment will be informed when a firm booking with full payment is received. All items not included specifically in the itinerary must be paid separately