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Ecuador/Galapagos

Galapagos Island Hopping -Private service

6 Days / 5 Nights

From

$1875

P/P Double Occupancy

Get to know the magnificent Galapagos Islands in a fun and different way: Island Hopping! Private services.Tourist class. In this package you’ll stay on the main islands: Santa Cruz, San Crsitobal and Isabela. Your days will be filled with activities such as hiking, snorkeling and lots and lots of wildlife viewing!

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Map of Ecuador/Galapagos  -  Vacation Package

Day 01 Arrival in Galapagos (San Cristobal Island) (L, D)

Upon your arrival in the small city of Puerto Baquerizo in San Cristobal Island we will transfer you to the Hotel. After lunch we will visit the Interpretation Centre of San Cristobal where our guides would explain about the Galapagos Island, its formation, people and fauna etc. Late in the afternoon we will visit and walk to Cerro de las Tijeretas which is a unique site to observe two types of frigates birds nesting in the same colony. The view and the landscape are very beautiful. Afterwards we will enjoy our first snorkeling activity (equipment not included) at Cabo de Hornos area. Return to our Hotel. Meals included: Lunch / Dinner.

Day 02 Floreana Island (B, L, D)

In the morning navigation to Floreana Island (travel time 2 h 30 min). On the way we make a panga ride at Champions & Enderby Islets. Snorkel at Luz del Dia spot. Arrival in Floreana and visit of the highlands: pirate caves, tortoise reserve, freshwater spring. Afterwards we continue to Isabela Island (1h30min) where we'll have dinner and spend the night. Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner .

Day 03 Isabella Island (B, L, D, BB)

Today we'll visit Isabela Island. Bus to the highlands and then hike to the volcanoes Sierra Negra and Chico Volcano. Lunch Box. Afternoon visit at the place known as Concha y Perla, a paradisaical and very scenic area of tranquil waters where we can snorkel and observe different species of fish, several Galapagos marine birds, eventually sea lions, and enjoy the great landscape. Hotel in Isabela. Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 04 Isabella-Santa Cruz Islands (B, L, D)

Early wake up and visit the islets known as Tintoreras: here we will make a nice hike to observe Tintoreras Sharks, marine iguana colonies, sea lions, penguins, and several Galapagos bird species. Return to main Island port where we board our speed boat and we start our navigation to Santa Cruz Island. Up on arrival at Santa Cruz and after check in the hotel, we go for a visit at the well known Charles Darwin Station. Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 05 Santa Cruz Island: Highlands and Tortuga Bay Beach (B, L, D)

After breakfast by car we will be transported to the highlands of the Santa Cruz Island. This is a green lush area where we can observe several species of land and sometimes marine birds and overall observe the Giant Galapagos Turtles in their natural habitat. Later on we make a hike into one of the lava tunnels. In the afternoon return to Puerto Ayora where we will have time for a short rest in the hotel and in the afternoon we will walk to the place known as Tortuga Bay, which has one of the most beautiful beaches in the Galapagos. The long beach is composed of fine white sand and is backed by an extensive area of sand dunes. Later on we will encounter a protected beach where we will walk and we can observe a marine iguana colony and observe several marine birds (Pelicans, Finches, seagulls, etc). Here we can also observe the typical red mangroves of Galapagos and an interesting cactus forest. Time to enjoy the beach. Late in the afternoon return to our hotel in Puerto Ayora. Evening Farewell dinner. Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 06 Galapagos Transfer out. (B, L, D)

In the morning transfer to the Airport in Baltra. On the way on we make a visit at the Twin Craters, an interesting geological lava formation. Fly back to Quito or Guayaquil. Meals included: Breakfast

Prices Include
  • all transfers in and out Galapagos
  • Meals as mentioned (B=breakfast / L = lunches / Box L = box lunch / D = dinner) in the program
  • all the excursions that are mentioned in the program,
  • , hotels (accommodation in twin bed rooms in good tourist class, comfortable small local hotels),
  • English/Spanish local speaking guides
Prices Do Not Include
  • Airfare (domestic or international)
  • Entrance fee to Galapagos National Park (US$ 100) & transit control card (US$10)
  • Wet suit & snorkel equipment
  • Personal expenses & tips
  • Meals and services not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Insurance (highly recommended)
Notes
  • Rates are per person - double occupancy
  • Departures: daily (with a min of 2 people)
  • The package can be offered also in first class hotels, for additional charge (depending on availability)
  • Option in pool services is also available with fix departures
  • From mid July to mid September the sea is agitated. The rest of the year the waters are calm.
  • The maximum luggage allowed is a 20 kg (40 pound) piece and a carry-on bag (in light aircrafts: only a 10 kg/20 pound piece)
  • Rates are per person in double occupancy in USD and are subject to change depending to specific dates