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"M/S Cachalote I" Top 5 Page for this destination Galápagos Islands Travelogue by MalenaN

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I was on a one-week cruise with M/S Cachalote between 29 June - 6 July, 2011.

Day 1:
Flight from Quito to Isla Baltra.
Visit to Mariposa Farm in Santa Cruz Highlands
Lunch at Garrapata in Puerto Ayora
Visit to Charles Darwin Research Station

Day 2:
Visit on South Plaza
Navigation to Isla Santa Fe
Visit on Isla Santa Fe

Day 3:
Visit at Cerro Brujo, Isla San Cristobal, and snorkelling.
Navigation to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.
A short visit in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno while our guide picked up two more passengers at the airport.
Lunch on the boat.
Visit to Galapaguera de Cerro Colorado and El Junco Lagoon.
Some time on our own in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno before going back to Cachalote.

Day 4
Visit to the beach at Gardener Bay, Isla Española.
Snorkelling at a rocky islet off the coast.
Navigation to Punta Suarez.
Visit to Punta Suarez, Isla Española.

Day 5
Visit to Punta Cormorant, Floreana.
Snorkelling at Devol’s Crown.
Navigation to Post office Bay.
Visit to Post Office Bay, Floreana.

Day 6
Visit to Cerro Dragon, Isla Santa Cruz.
Navigation to Santiago.
Snorkelling at Sullivan Bay.
Visit to Sullivan Bay, Santiago.

Day 7
Visit to El Barranco, Isla Genovesa.
Snorkelling near El Barranco.
Panga ride along the cliffs (visibility was not good so we didn’t snorkel).
Visit to Darwin Bay, Isla Genovesa

Day 8
Visit to Black Turtle Cove
Transfer to Isla Baltra and the airport.

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