Immerse yourself in a place where you are the guest among the wildlife, The Galapagos Islands. Explore the islands with the comfort of a hotel in the islands and enjoy at your own pace how you interact with the locals and the different tours.
Rates per person based on double accommodation
Day 1: Santa Cruz Island Highlands
Arrive at Baltra Island of the Galapagos, you will meet your guide and transportation that will take you to the Itabaca Channel, crossing over to Santa Cruz. Your first stop on Santa Cruz will be Los Gemelos or the Twin Craters. They are not real craters, however, they were formed by the collapse of surface materials in underground fissures in an underground caldera from extinct volcanoes. Later, continue through the highlands to visit a ranch with abundant green vegetation. You will be able to observe Giant Tortoises in their natural habitat. Another attraction here is an excursion through lava tunnels that are millions of years old.
*Please note this visit is subject to change according to flight schedule.
INCLUDED: Departure transfer, private transportation, English speaking guide for the transfer, accommodation, English speaking guide, private excursion, lunch, arrival transfer
Day 2: Charles Darwin Station & Tortuga Bay
After breakfast visit Charles Darwin Research Station in Puerto Ayora. The interpretation center carries out education and developmental projects in support of the National Park Service, such as conservation programs and sustainable management of flora and fauna. The aim is to preserve this natural habitat in every aspect, allowing visitors to appreciate the original and endemic ecosystems.
In the afternoon visit one of the most beautiful beaches in the Archipelago: Tortuga Bay. The walk in the sun is rewarded with a spectacular white sand beach stretching across the southern coast of Santa Cruz. Tortuga Bay beach is famous for its expansive and pristine shoreline that gradually descends into the sparkling Pacific Ocean.
INCLUDED: Accommodation, breakfast, English speaking guide, private excursion, lunch.
Day 3: Full day tour to another island
Today you will be given an option to go on a navigable excursion to another island. The activities on these navigable tours may include hiking, snorkeling, swimming, or an opportunity to relax in beautiful areas. Each tour is subject to availability to one of the following nearby islands: Bartolome, Santa Fe, South Plazas, or North Seymour.
INCLUDED: Accommodation, boxed lunch, breakfast, English speaking guide, shared excursion.
Day 4: Return to Quito
Departure from Santa Cruz Island. You will have a transfer to the airport for your flight back to mainland Ecuador.
INCLUDED: Airport transfer, and breakfast.
Travel insurance with Covid 19 coverage is recommended for medical assistance if required while traveling on destination.