6 Days / 5 Nights
DAY 1: BALTRA (airport) – SANTA CRUZ (Rancho Manzanillo)
DAY 2: SANTA CRUZ (Las Grietas) – ISABELA ISLAND (Turtle breeding center-Laguna Flamingos)
DAY 3: ISABELA ISLAND (Sierra Negra Volcano, snorkeling in Tintoreras)
DAY 4: ISABELA-SANTA CRUZ (Charles Darwin Station)
DAY 5: Day tour to Seymour or Plazas or Bartolomé or Santa Fe or Floreana (according to availability)
DAY 6: SANTA CRUZ – BALTRA (Airport)
- Transfer in / out
- Food according to what is described in the program
- Accommodation in: Hotels tourist superior
- Excursions and transfers according to the program description.
- Naturalist guide (English / Spanish)
- Transportation in Galapagos Islands.
- Nav igations according to itinerary
- Galapagos National Park entrance fee: USD 100 per person (to be paid in cash at Baltra´s airport)
- Transit Card: USD 20 per person
- Isabela Island entrance fee: USD 20 per person
- Extra beverages and meals
- Flight ticket to Galapagos
BALTRA(airport) – SANTA CRUZ (Manzanillo Ranch) (-/L/-) Arrival at the Baltra airport, your guide will transport you to Puerto Ayora, on the way you will visit the upper part of Santa Cruz to Racho Manzanillo, here we will walk through the tunnels and you can see turtles in their natural state, we will enjoy a rich typical lunch Lodging at the selected hotel.
SANTA CRUZ(Las Grietas)- ISLA ISABELA (Turtle Breeding Center - Flamingos Lagoon) (B, -, -) In the morning visit Las Grietas are part of a volcanic fracture, here you can bathe in its waters. In the afternoon, we went on a public boat to Isabela Island, the largest island in the Galapagos. After about two hours you will arrive at Puerto Villamil, you will make a tour to the breeding center of Tortugas and the Laguna de los Flamingos. Lodging at the selected hotel.
Isabela (Sierra Negra Volcano - Tintoreras) (B, L,-) After early breakfast you will begin a full day tour to the Sierra Negra Volcano, with the largest crater in the world, located only 13 miles from Puerto Villamil. This tour has two important sites that is La Bacanilla and the Chico volcano, from where you can enjoy the spectacular view. Enjoy a delicious lunch in Campoduro and in the afternoon, you can explore one of its most important points, "Tintoreras" which is a group of small islands off Puerto Villamil. Here you can see sea lions, penguins and many fish in the sea. There is also a small channel where you can observe sharks and snorkel. Lodging.
ISABELA-SANTA CRUZ (Tortuga Bay-Charles Darwin station) (B, BL, -) After breakfast very early in the morning we take the public boat back to Puerto Ayora, for a visit to the beach of Tortuga Bay, perhaps the most beautiful beach in the Galapagos. To get there, you walk a moderate rocky trail surrounded by cactus, palo santo trees, and matasano. After this tour you will reach the impressive and wonderful white sand beach where you can swim and snorkel observing colonies of marine iguanas, pelicans, Darwin finches, sharks, sea turtles. We will enjoy a delicious Picnic with the company of the beautiful beach of Tortuga Bay. In the afternoon we visit the Charles Darwin station, which offers information on the evolution of the islands and houses a giant turtle breeding center. Here you can also learn about the work done by the foundation and the importance of preserving the ecosystems of the archipelago. Lodging.
Day tour to Seymour or Plazas or Bartolomé or Santa Fe or Floreana (According to availability) (B, L, D) Breakfast. 1. Visit to the island Plazas Sur begins with a dry landing. The rocky path circumnavigates the island showing the combination of dry and coastal vegetation. The island is home to huge Chumbera and the endemic sesuvian succulent. South Plaza has one of the largest populations of land iguanas in the Galapagos Islands. 2. Visit to North Seymour. North of Baltra is the small islet of North Seymour. The two islands are very similar in appearance both created from geological uplift and have arid vegetation such as prickly pear, palo santos trees and salt shrubs. 3. Visit to Bartolomé Island or Santa Fe or Cerro Dragón. The final navigation depends on the availability of the final date. Lodging and dinner at Hotel in Puerto Ayora
SANTA CRUZ – BALTRA (Airport) (B-/-/) After breakfast there will be an assistance from Puerto Ayora to the Baltra airport. (B)