Day 1

Transfer in + HighLand.


You will arrive at the Baltra airport and have a personalized welcome (Poster with your name and companion) to go to Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island. We will leave the airport to get on a bus that will take us to the Itabaca cannel to get on a barge to cross it (maximum sailing time 10min). When we arrive at Santa Cruz Island we will start the tour through what is called the High Part of the island. We will take the road to visit three places, the twins (geological faults), the ranch where you can see the Galapagos tortoises and the lava tunnel. These three tourist attractions are visited autonomously (our driver takes them to the three places and waits for you during the activities). The tour will finish at the selected hotel for the check-in.


Night of lodging in selected hotel in Santa Cruz. 


 Day 2

 Tortuga Bay.

Duration: 3 hours

The activity will start by meeting in the hotel lobby at the arranged time to move, to the dock to board a boat that will transport us to a beautiful turtle nesting beach. Tortuga Bay is known for being one of the longest white sand beaches, where you can practice swimming, diving, kayaking or walking. As for its fauna, you can see marine iguanas, sharks and sea turtles. Once the activity is finished, we will start the boarding by boat to return to the pier.


Free lunch.


Night of lodging in selected hotel in Santa Cruz. 


Day 3

Bay Tour


Duration: 4 hours


In the afternoon we will meet in the lobby of the hotel to go to the "Lobería", a small island located two miles away, where the sea lions are. They are very friendly and like to swim with people. Then, we will move to the Shark Channel, a fissure or crevasse crack formed by magmatic chamber, where you can observe the completely harmless sharks "tintoreras ravine". Among the lava rocks you can also observe oceanic birds. The third destination to visit is the Love Channel, another fissure, fantastic for photography of exceptional scenic beauty.

Then we will go to the "Franklin Bay" where you will find sea turtles, golden rays, eagle rays and a mangrove area where pelicans and herons nest depending on the season."La Grieta" is the next place to visit. Here you will take a fifteen minute walk on the lava rocks where you can see Darwin's finches, shorebirds and the lagoon, endemic and native vegetation. The cracks are still the channels of sharks and love, only inland, where the water is less salty. Here you can do snorkeling and swimming gully.

Finally, visit "La Playa de Los Perros" where you will have the option of hiking. This beach was named for the large number of dog crabs found in the area, along with the largest marine iguanas on the island of Santa Cruz. Once all the activities are finished, we will return to the hotel.


Night of lodging in selected hotel in Santa Cruz.  


Day 4

Charles Darwin Station:

Duration: 2 hours

At the arrangeed time, before breaksfast, we will visit to the Charles Darwin Research Station, famous for the captive breeding of giant tortoises, called Galápagos that live an average of 150 years. It was created in 1964, has a Natural History Interpretation Center. The station is the center of operations of foreign scientists who come to the Islands to deal with research programs


Transfer out.

At the agreed time, after breakfast, we will meet at the hotel lobby to go to the airport to take the return flight.

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Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz GALAPAGOS

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• Confirmation will be received at time of booking • Children must be accompanied by an adult • Dress code: sportswear • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund • IMPORTANT: Full day are tied to availability

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