8 Days / 7 Nights
DAY 1: SAN CRISTOBAL (AIRPORT) – TURTLE RESEARCH STATION
DAY 2: SAN CRISTOBAL: DAY TOUR LEÓN DORMIDO
DAY 3: SAN CRISTOBAL – SANTA CRUZ (CHARLES DARWIN STATION AND TORTUGA BAY)
DAY 4: SANTA CRUZ – HIGHLANDS AND GARRAPATERO BEACH
DAY 5: DAY TOUR TO SEYMOUR O PLAZAS O BARTOLOMÉ O SANTA FE O FLOREANA (ACCORDING TO AVAILABILITY)
DAY 6: SANTA CRUZ-BAY TOUR – ISABELA ISLAND (TURTLE BREEDING CENTER – FLAMINGOS LAGOON)
DAY 7: ISABELA (SIERRA NEGRA VOLCANO + TINTORERAS)
DAY 8: ISABELA – SANTA CRUZ (TWIN CRATER) – BALTRA (AIRPORT)
- Hotel accommodation Superior class
- Lunch and Box lunch described in the program
- Visits to the Islands according to the itinerary
- Transfer airport - hotel - airport
- Naturalist guides
- Snorkeling equipment
- Non-alcoholic, non-bottled beverages and snacks during sailing
- Air ticket
- Entrance to the Galapagos National Park: National usd. 6.00; Foreigners usd.
- Isabela Dock Tax: Nationals usd. 2.00; Foreigners usd. 10.00
- Transit card usd. 20.00
- Services not specified in the program
SAN CRISTOBAL (AIRPORT) – TURTLE RESEARCH STATION (-/L/-) At the San Cristóbal Airport, our staff will receive you, who will transfer you to the Hotel, later transfer to the upper part, lunch, and view to the San Cristóbal Biological Station, famous for its giant tortoises and having the largest remnant of native or native vegetation. of the Island. Accommodation
SAN CRISTOBAL LEÓN DORMIDO(B/BL/-) Pick up at 7:30 am to embark for 1 hour 30 minutes towards Kicker Rick a most outstanding snorkeling spot in the Galapagos. On the surface you can see some of the many birds that inhabit the towers such as Piqueros de Nazca, Piqueros de Patas Azules and Fragatas. However, what will really surprise you is the wonders you will find underwater. Prepare to swim with the most emblematic fauna of the Galapagos: Hammerhead Sharks, Sea Turtles, Galapagos Sharks. Box Lunch will be served on the boat, since these parts of the islands are uninhabited. Return to San Cristóbal, the return time is scheduled around 4pm. Accommodation
. SAN CRISTOBAL-SANTA CRUZ (CHARLES DARWIN STATION AND TORTUGA BAY) (B/-/-) 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. 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.
SANTA CRUZ-HIGHLANDS AND GARRAPATERO BEACH (B/-/-) Breakfast. Visit from 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. Afterwards, I will transfer the beautiful beach of Garrapatero, here you can enjoy its turquoise water, behind the beach there is a lagoon where you can see flamingos, Galapagos finches and several other birds. Return to the Hotel. Hosepdaje.
DAY TOUR TO SEYMOUR O PLAZAS O BARTOLOMÉ O SANTA FE O FLOREANA 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. Accommodation.
6.SANTA CRUZ-BAY TOUR - ISABELA ISLAND (Turtle breeding center - Flamingos Lagoon) (B/-/-) Breakfast. In the morning we will have free to walk through the boardwalk of Santa Cruz or rest and enjoy your hotel. 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. 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 (TWIN CRATER) – BALTRA (AIRPORT) (B/-/- Transfer from Isabela to Santa Cruz by public boat, then we will go to the airport, on the way we will make a last stop to visit the Twin Craters, geological subsidence in the middle of a forest of scapes (endemic vegetation) located in the highest part of the island. We return to the airport to give them assistance in the transfer to the destination city.