Day 1

Transfer in + High Land.


You will arrive at Baltra airport and have a personalized welcome (sign with your name and companion) to Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island. Let's leave the airport to get on a bus that will take us to channel Itabaca to get on a barge to cross (the maximum time surfing 10 minutes). When you get to Santa Cruz Island we will begin the journey through what is called the top of the island. We take the road to visit the ranch where you can see the Galapagos tortoises which is visited autonomously (our driver takes them to the three places and waits for activities). Then, we will visit 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 an Interpretation Center of natural history. The station is the operations center of foreign scientists who come to the islands to deal with research programsThe tour will end at the hotel selected for the check. in


Night of lodging in selected hotel in Santa Cruz. 


Day 2

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 3


You will have the option to choose which of the following islands to visit:

Santa Fe Island: After the pick-up between 7 am - 7:30 am, you will start your day with a transfer from your hotel to the pier of Puerto Ayora and board the yacht that will take you to the island "Santa Fe", (24 square kilometers) and is located 164 meters above sea level. It is one of the central islands and the only place to visit an incredible bay of turquoise water protected by a natural barrier of rocks, over which you can see sea lion and hawk colonies where you can swim and dive with sea turtles, wolves marine and fish. Once all the activities are finished, we will return to Puerto Ayora.


Floreana Island: Pick up at approximately 7:45 am. From the lobby of your hotel. You will sail 1 hour and 45 minutes to reach Floreana where you will visit the main attractions of the island such as the Ruins of the pirates, freshwater springs 450 meters high. Trip to the Scalecias forest, near the refuge of peace, and to Galapaguera, where you can find the Galapagos tortoises. Later, you can visit the Asilo de la Paz, an agricultural hill ideal for hiking and the Black beach, where you can relax, swim, and snorkel. At the end of the activities you will return to the dock of Puerto Ayora.


Isla Isabela: Early in the morning, meet in the lobby of your hotel for your pick-up, before sailing to Isla Isabela, a trip of approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes. Upon arrival you will visit Los Humedales, the Turtle Breeding Center, and the Concha Perla beach to swim and live an experience in snorkeling. Later, they will visit Las Tintoreras, a small island located south of Puerto Villamil. This bay is surrounded by turquoise water, where you can see various marine animals such as turtles, pikemen, sea lions, iguanas, etc. The bilingual guide will be for assistance from start to finish for a full explanation of the points of interest and activities. Return to the dock of Puerto Ayora.


Night of lodging in selected hotel in Santa Cruz.

Day 4

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.


IT INCLUDES:
  • Transfers Airport- Hotel- Airport
  • Accomodation nights in tpurists class hotel.
  • Breakfast
  • Activities to be carried out according to the itinerary
  • Transaportation 
  • Snorkeling Equipment
DOES NOT INCLUDE:
  • Air ticket
  • Entrance to the Galapagos National Park
  • Ingala Card (USD 20)
  • Galapagos National Park Entrance (USD 100)
  • Other services not especified in the program
  • Tips
  • Extra drinks

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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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