Galapagos Tours
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Tour Galapagos Excellence 5 days / 4 nights

Galapagos, a natural paradise that you cannot miss, discover these enchanted islands and delight yourself with their spectacular landscapes and the wonderful flora and fauna endemic to the place. Contact us through WhatsApp at +593998363050, and we will solve all your concerns.

Itinerary

  • Día 1: Arrival in Baltra - Twin Craters - El Chato Reserve / Tunnels
  • Day 2: Floreana Island - Isabela Island (with Tintoreras Islet)
  • Day 3: Santa Fe or Pinzón Island
  • Day 4: Lobería - Punta Estrada - Grietas
  • Day 5: Transfer to the Airport

 

Detailed itinerary

Day 1:

Twin Craters - El Chato Reserve / Tunnels

Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands

Our guide will be attentive upon arrival at the airport to take you to the hotel.

On the way, our first visit will be to the Twin Craters, which are sinkings that were formed from collapses by past volcanic eruptions, are located in the upper part of Santa Cruz, here we will find a forest of escacones and several species of birds such as the witch bird.

We will continue the tour until we reach the El Chato Reserve, which includes two areas, the booth and Cerro el Chato. The reserve is located in the Santa Rosa sector, in this place we will be able to observe the famous giant tortoises "Galapagos" in their natural habitat, we will also appreciate different types of birds in the area.

We will also have time to visit a lava tunnel, perfectly lit throughout the journey.

* Lunch

Day 2:

Floreana Island

Floreana Island, Galapagos Islands

In the morning, after tasting our breakfast, the guide will pick us up to board a yacht, and sail the waters of Academy Bay, we will observe the vibrant color of its turquoise waters and several cruises and boats that have their destination or arrive in Santa Cruz It will take approximately an hour and a half to get to Floreana Island, to disembark at Puerto Velasco Ibarra, here we will appreciate a small colony of marine iguanas, who will pose for us.

Later we will take a bus, to go to the upper part of the island, until we reach the Galapaguera, a breeding center for giant tortoises, we will learn about their biology and observe various species.

We will continue our tour and we will go to "Las Cuevas", which were natural refuges for the first inhabitants of the island, we will learn about its history and we will reach the slope from where they provided water to survive.

In the afternoon, we will go to a local restaurant to enjoy an exquisite lunch.

Our next point to visit will be Playa Negra for snorkeling, accompanied by the always mischievous sea lions, green sea turtles and a variety of tropical fish.

Isabela Island( with Tintoreras Islet)

Flamingos lagoon, Isabela Island, Galapagos Islands

As another option we have a visit to Isabela Island, for which we will board a yacht, cross the sea for approximately two hours, after which we will arrive in Puerto Villamil.

We will start our day with a visit to the Giant Turtle Breeding Center, we will learn about the reproduction and breeding process of some species that are in danger of extinction.

Another point to visit will be the Flamingos lagoon, we will follow the trails through the wetlands, until we reach the lagoon where we will find a considerable population of flamingos, which stand out for their showy pink color. Then we will enjoy incredible moments on a beautiful beach.

Already in the port we will take time to savor a delicious lunch.

To finish, we will go to the Tintoreras islet, whose name is due to the reef shark that surrounds the islet, here a channel is formed between two rocky walls, its calm waters allow us to appreciate sharks that come to take a break, sea lions, turtles and marine iguanas, rays and others.

Return to the Hotel.

* Breakfast / Lunch

Day 3:

Santa Fe Island

Santa Fe Island, Galapagos Islands

If you chose to visit Santa Fe Island, we will go out with our guide on a yacht, on the way we will observe huge ravines, a forest of giant cacti endemic to the island, several colonies of seabirds, sea lions.

Santa Fe has one of the most beautiful inlets of all the islands, here is the only place where land iguanas inhabit.

We will have lunch on board and continue our trip to Playa Escondida, enjoy the sun and white sand, and then start the return.

Pinzón Island

In the morning we will board our yacht and travel for approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes, towards Pinzón, an uninhabited island, while sailing we will see various species of sea birds such as frigates and blue-footed boobies.

Upon arrival on the island it will be time to enjoy the best snorkeling, along with turtles and marine iguanas.

Giant tortoises endemic to the Galapagos inhabit this island.

At the end we will have a wet landing at La Fe or Las Palmas beach.

* Breakfast / Lunch

Día 4:

Lobería - Punta Estrada . Grietas

Lobería, Galapagos Islands

Our guide will come to pick us up in the morning, to visit La Lobería, named for the large number of sea lions that live in the place, it is the ideal place to snorkel with our guides.

On this day we will also visit Punta Estrada, disembark at the pier and take a walk to the viewpoint of the Shark Channel, from a height of 14 to 15 meters, in the ravine to observe a colony of blue-footed boobies and pelicans.

Later, we will go to the beach of Los Perros, here you can see marine iguanas, zayapas and sometimes lava herons on the rocks.

Finally we will visit Las Grietas, a beautiful lagoon with crystalline water, here we will swim like in a natural pool and enjoy pleasant moments.

Upon return we will visit the beach of Los Alemanes, to enjoy the sun and the sea of the enchanted islands.

Day 5:

Airport transfer

After enjoying breakfast, our guide will take you to the airport to take the return flight to Quito or Guayaquil.

* Breakfast

 

Rates

Private tour, 5 days / 4 nights, starts in Quito or Guayaquil

Number of passengers Fare per person
4 a 10 $. 687
3 $. 691
2 $. 735
1 $. 902

Discounts available for groups.

 

The tour to Galapagos Islands includes:

  • Accommodation.
  • Breakfast buffet.
  • Menu type lunches.
  • Visits to the Islands according to the itinerary.
  • Transfer Airport - Hotel - Airport (Galapagos).
  • Naturalist Guides III.
  • Snorkeling equipment.
  • Non-alcoholic, non-bottled beverages and snacks during sailing.
  • Security lockers at the Hotel reception.

 

Not included

  • Airplane ticket.
  • Entrance to the Galapagos National Park: Nationals 6 USD; Foreigners 100 USD.
  • Dinners.
  • Transit card . 20.00 USD
  • Services not specified in the program.

 

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