Booking for : Island Hopping: 4 Islands 6D

Island Hopping: 4 Islands 6D

Tour Details

Level of the Route: Easy to Moderate

Visited Islands:  San Cristobal Santa Cruz

Activities: Hikes, Snorkeling, Observation of Wildlife

Meals: B – Breakfast / L – Lunch / D – Dinner

Accommodation:  San Cristobal Santa Cruz

 

Itinerary Highlights:

  • Watching different species of Galapagos giant tortoise at the la Galapaguera.
  • Swimming and snorkeling with sea lions, sea turtles, marine iguanas, penguins, rays and different species of tropical fishes.
  • Walking on lava surfaces and visit volcanic craters.
  • Observing different types of vegetation like: arid zone, coastal zone and transition zone.

 

Important Note:

  1. The daily boat trips are subject to availability, weather conditions and Galapagos National Park authorizations. Possible places to visit: Bartolome, North Seymour, South Plazas, Isabela, Floreana and Santa Fe.
  2. The itineraries are subject to change without previous advice, due to weather conditions, Galapagos National Park authorizations, operational issues or passenger safeties.

 

Included:

  • Transfer In / out
  • Land tours and navigables
  • Accommodation at Santa Cruz Island
  • English / Spanish Naturalist guide
  • Mentioned visits on the program
  • Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Snorkeling equipments

 

Not included:

  • Any service or meal not mentioned on the program
  • Flight from / to Galapagos
  • Galapagos National Park Entrance Fee: US$100.00 net / person
  • Transit control card USD $20 per person
  • Beverages
  • Tips

Why you choose this package!

  • 2 uninhabited islands
  • Santa Cruz + Cristobal based
  • Budget tour
  • Wildlife plus
  • All inclusive
  • Superior service
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Day 1,Arrival at the Enchanted Islands

San Cristobal: Transfer in –Interpretation Center - Tijeretas Hill - Playa Mann (L,D) Flight to Galápagos and arrival to the airport in San Cristobal Island, where we will be received by our naturalists’ guides and will take us in a private transfer to the HOTEL located 5 minutes from the airport. After this, we will make our first visit to the Interpretation Center, where the route facilities take us through the history of the islands in their natural, human and conservation contexts. Back to the hotel and lunch. In the afternoon we will visit, Tijeretas Hill which is a place where you can see 2 species of frigates: Royal and Common, Blue Footed Boobies and Pelicans, you can also see endemic and native vegetation. Here we will have a hike of 2,km, in which you will see three viewpoints in which you can observe the island, the geological formations and Kicker rock. This is also a nice place to swim with sea lions. Then we will visit PLAYA MANN, located 10 minutes from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, enjoy this beautiful white sand formed by the fragmentation of shells, the clarity of the water allows us for snorkeling activity. Back to the hotel and dinner. Accommodation in San Cristobal.
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Day 2,San Cristobal Highlands

San Cristobal: Highlands (El Junco Lagoon) – Galapaguera - Lobería Beach (B,L,D) After breakfast, we will go on our transportation to “El Progreso”. Place that keeps enigmatic stories of the first people of this island, such as Manuel J Cobos. Also we will visit the sugar factory, which was worked by inmates. Then, we will move to the LAGUNA EL JUNCO, located at 700 meters above sea, this is a freshwater lagoon, unique in its kind in the archipelago; here, we will see an amazing landscape and you can enjoy admiring some of the Galapagos birds such as: gulls, blue and red - footed Bobbies and Galapagos finches. We will also visit LA GALAPAGUERA, where we will observe the famous giant tortoises, and the breeding center, where baby turtles are captive. Back to the hotel and lunch in the afternoon we will visit PLAYA LA LOBERIA where we can see a large colony of sea lions, birds and of course enjoy a refreshing swimming, snorkeling at this beach. You can also go hiking along a trail where you can see blue-footed boobies, frigate birds, marine iguanas and sea turtles. Accommodation in San Cristobal.
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Day 3,Charles Darwin Station + Tortuga Bay

San Cristobal - Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Station –Tortuga Bay (B,L,D) After breakfast, we will enjoy a wonderful experience going by yacht to the island of Santa Cruz - Puerto Ayora, where we will stay for other tours. Here, we will make our visit to the CHARLES DARWIN STATION, FAUSTO LLERENA CENTER, MIGUEL CIFUENTES VISITORS CENTER, COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER - where we can see land iguanas and the turtles breeding center. Back to the hotel and Lunch. In the afternoon after lunch, we will have a navigable tour to one of the secluded bays of Puerto Ayora. You will visit interesting places like la Lobería where we can snorkel, the channel of reef sharks doing a short hike to see the Opuntia cactus and marine iguanas, and then you will where walk through rock formations. Return to hotel and dinner in Puerto Ayora Accommodation in Santa Cruz.
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Day 4,Uninhabited Island Full Day

Navigable Tour (B, L, D) Early in the morning transfer to Baltra to take our boat to Bartolome, this day the breakfast will on board because the pickup at your hotel is at 6H00am. Bartolome is a small island, but is one of the principal attractions on the Galapagos Islands, due to its pinnacle rock. In this Island you will have a hike to the top of the island in which there is a point view, in which you can take photos and see the landscapes. In this island you can see different species of lava lizard. After the hike we will do snorkeling in one of the beaches of the areas there you will see different animals as Marine turtles, sea lions, fishes and penguins. On the afternoon you will have Lunch on board and you will return to Santa Cruz. The daily boat trips are subject to availability, weather conditions and Galapagos National Park authorizations. Possible places to visit: Bartolome, North Seymour, South Plazas, Isabela, Floreana and Santa Fe. Accommodation in Santa Cruz.
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Day 5,Uninhabited Island Full Day

Navigable Tour (B,L,D) Enjoy a navigable tour to North Seymour, a 1.9 km² island located northbound from Baltra. The main fauna species of this island are Land Iguanas, the Magnificent Frigate bird with their incredible scarlet regular pouch, blue-footed boobies and their particular courtship dance and sea lions surfing across the waves. Lunch on board. After lunch we will do snorkeling in Bachas where you will be able to discover tones of different fish species and also swim with sea lions. Return to the hotel in the afternoon for dinner. The daily boat trips are subject to availability, weather conditions and Galapagos National Park authorizations. Possible places to visit: Bartolome, North Seymour, South Plazas, Isabela, Floreana and Santa Fe. Accommodation in Santa Cruz.
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Day 6,Departure to Mainland

Santa Cruz: Transfer out (B) Breakfast at the hotel and then we will our transfer to the Baltra airport and take our return flight to Quito or Guayaquil.
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The Enchanted Islands

Additional Info

  • Check In : 01 January, 2017
  • Check Out : 23 December, 2017
  • Duration : 6 Days, 5 Nights
  • Person : 2 Person minimun
  • Availability : 16
  • Price : $1330
  • Location : Islas Galápagos, Ecuador

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