Galapagos Tour
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Tour Galapagos Islands Hopping 8 days / 7 nights

The Galapagos Islands offer you a pure natural environment, unique in the world, the biodiversity found in this place, added to the beauty of its landscapes, made the archipelago a Natural Heritage of Humanity. Contact us for more information through WhatsApp at +593998363050, we will clear all your concerns.

Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrival to Baltra - Twin Craters - El Chato Reserve / Tunnels
  • Day 2: North Seymour Island or Bartolomé
  • Day 3: Transfer to Isabela - Wetlands - Tintoreras Islet
  • Day 4: Sierra Negra Volcano - Concha Perla
  • Day 5: Isabela Beach - Return to Santa Cruz
  • Day 6: Tortuga Bay Beach - Charles Darwin Station
  • Day 7: Floreana Island
  • Day 8: Transfer to the airport

 

Detailed itinerary

Day 1:

Transfer Airport - Hotel - Twin Craters - El Chato Reserve / Tunnels

Reserva El Chato, Islas Galápagos

To start your visit to the Enchanted Islands, our guide will be waiting for you at the airport, we will cross the Itabaca channel to transfer you to the hotel on Santa Cruz Island.

Before arriving at our destination we will go to the highlands of Santa Cruz, to know the Twins, these geological formations in the form of craters of the same diameter, were made due to sinkings from past eruptions, here is the only place where we will find the forest of escalesia.

Another point to visit will be the El Chato Reserve, here we will find in their natural habitat, the endemic Galapagos giant tortoises, and various species of birds such as Darwin's finches, witch bird, long-eared owls, Maria canaries and many more

Nearby is a natural lava tunnel, which was formed when the outer layer of lava solidified many years ago, leaving a cave that can be traversed thanks to the artificial lighting that was put in place to facilitate your visit.

* Lunch

Day 2:

Seymour Norte Island

Seymour Norte, Islas Galápagos

In the morning we will go to the dock of the Itabaca Canal to board the yacht that will take us to the North Seymour Island, the ideal place for hiking. Here there is a circular path of approximately 2 kilometers long, which goes through the interior of the Island and takes us to explore its rocky coast. Here we will see the nesting sites of the blue-footed boobies and the colorful frigates.

After lunch, we will have the opportunity to practice snorkeling, we will swim along with the green sea turtles and the Galapagos sharks, here we will also find the mischievous sea lions playing in the sea.

Finally we will visit Bachas beach, to relax with the sun and the Galapagos Sea.

o Bartolome Island - Sullivan Bay

In the morning together with our guide we will go to the dock of the Itabaca Canal, to board the yacht that will take us to this beautiful island with turquoise waters and beautiful white sand beaches.

While sailing we will enjoy an exquisite breakfast, after 2 hours of navigation we will arrive at Bartolomé, where we will climb a staircase that takes us to the summit, from where you can see a spectacular landscape that will leave us breathless, here are two bays and the famous Pinnacle Rock, which is a huge formation of black lava, eroded over time and constitutes the most representative image of the archipelago. This island has a variety of red, orange, green, black soils and brilliant volcanic formations.

Then we will snorkel with penguins, sea lions, sea turtles, white tip reef sharks and other tropical fish.

Already in the afternoon, we will visit Sullivan Bay, in this place we will observe impressive lava formations, which are due to a volcanic eruption of 1903.

Return to the Hotel.

* Breakfast / Lunch

Day 3:

Transfer to Isabela - Turtle Breeding Center - Flamingos lagoon - Tintoreras Islet

Islote Tintoreras, Islas Galápagos

This day we will visit Isabela Island, we will board a yacht to sail around two hours until we reach Puerto Villamil, here we will know the Turtle Breeding Center, which was created in order to preserve the species of this island. Then we will walk to the Flamingos lagoon, where we can admire these showy birds. Then we will return to the port to enjoy a delicious lunch.

Following our tour, we will get on a boat that will take us to visit the Tintoreras Islet, here they inhabit a colony of marine iguanas and penguins. This islet has that name in honor of the red sharks that go to rest in a crevice with crystalline waters, from where it is very easy to observe them.

Then we will snorkel with tropical fish, sea turtles and sharks.

Return to the Hotel on Isabela Island.

* Breakfast / Lunch

Day 4:

Sierra Negra volcano - Concha Perla

Volcán Sierra Negra, Islas Galápagos

After breakfast, we will go up to the Sierra Negra volcano, we will go along a perfectly marked pedestrian path, we will know its caldera considered one of the largest in the world, from here we will have a spectacular view.

Later we will return to the port for lunch, after which we will go to Concha Perla, an ideal place to practice sports such as swimming or snorkeling. This bay has shallow, calm and transparent waters that allow us to swim with sea lions and penguins, we will enjoy fascinating moments.

Return to the Hotel on Isabela Island.

* Breakfast / Lunch

Day 5:

Playa de Isabela - Retorno a Santa Cruz

Lobos marinos, Islas Galápagos

Today we will have the morning free, we will enjoy the beauty of Isabela beach.

In the afternoon, return to Santa Cruz Island.

* Breakfast / Lunch

Day 6:

Tortuga Bay Beach - Charles Darwin Station

In the morning we will leave for a walk of approximately 30 minutes along an eco-tourist trail to reach one of the most beautiful white sand beaches in the Galapagos, Tortuga Bay. We will have incredible moments in the company of pelicans and seagulls, while we enjoy the sun and the sea. At noon, we will return to the hotel for lunch.

Later we will visit the Charles Darwin Station, here we can observe the breeding centers of giant tortoises and land iguanas, while we will receive an interesting talk from our naturalist guides about the diversity of flora and fauna of the Galapagos Islands.

We will return by the Malecon of Puerto Ayora, where we will take advantage of to make purchases in the artisan market and other local shops.

* Breakfast / Lunch

Day 7:

Floreana Island

Very early we will leave accompanied by our guide, to board the yacht that will take us to sail the beautiful turquoise waters of Academy Bay, we will sail for approximately an hour and a half until we reach our destination, Floreana Island, upon arrival in Puerto Velasco Ibarra, We will observe a small colony of marine iguanas.

We will take a bus, which takes us to the upper part of the island, to visit the Galapagueras, here we will see land turtles in a semi-natural state.

Continuing with our tour, we will visit Las Cuevas, some natural refuges where the first inhabitants of the island arrived, to provide themselves with water, our guide will give us an informative talk.

In the afternoon, we will have lunch at a local restaurant, and then head towards Playa Negra, to snorkel at Playa Negra.

In the afternoon we will return to the Hotel.

* Breakfast / Lunch

Day 8

Airport transfer

We will finish our visit to Galapagos, in the morning after breakfast the guide in charge will take you to the airport to take the return flight to Quito or Guayaquil.

* Breakfast

 

Rates

Private tour, 4 days / 3 nights, starts in Quito or Guayaquil.

Number of passengers Fare per person
4 a 10 $. 1223
3 $. 1239
2 $. 1299
1 $. 1527

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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