GALAPAGOS BASIC with HOTEL (4 Days) – SHARED
Daily Departures / Minimun 1 pax
Possible Activities: Adventure, Walks/Hikes, Shopping, Cultural, Family, Photography, Landscapes, Gastronomic, Guided, Nature, Natural Parks, Heritage of Humanity, Beach, Relax, Panoramic Trip, Flights.
Day 1. GALAPAGOS – BALTRA – SANTA CRUZ ISLAND Highlands or Darwin Station
Day 2. SANTA CRUZ ISLAND – Bahía – Las Grietas + Tortuga Bay or Darwin Station.
Day 3. Day off. Optional SEYMOUR ISLAND or PLAZAS ISLANDS
Day 4. SANTA CRUZ ISLAND – Pto. Ayora – BALTRA
Transfers in land and sea transport "Ferry" according to itinerary
3 Nights Accommodation in chosen hotels, with breakfast according to hotels
1 Sailing Yacht Tour, with lunch according to availability. Plazas or Seymour Islands only.
National Park Guide in the visits.
Domestic airplane ticket from Quito or Guayaquil to Galápagos Baltra $520 adults, $260 children
Interest rate to the Islands is paid in cash at your arrival $ 70 or $ 120
Meals or visits not mentioned and personal expenses.
Day by Day Itinerary
Reception at Baltra Airport by Guide or Transferist, transfer in a general bus to the Itabaca Canal, crossing by ferry to Santa Cruz Island and from here, depending on the arrival time and avoiding long waiting time, we will transfer to the HIGHLANDS to visit one of the farms with giant tortoises in natural state and its lava tunnels, opportunity to have lunch. Then transfer to the CHARLES DARWIN Scientific Station (Maximum entry 17:00), there we will appreciate the conservation processes of FLORA and FAUNA of the Archipelago, then walk along the Malecón looking at its shops, jewelery, bars and its ecological dock that at night is illuminated.
If you do not visit Darwin Station for flight schedules, there will be no refund, pax could visit on your own in free time from 07:00
Overnight: Santa Cruz Island
08:00 Departure from your hotel to Playa Tortuga Bay, we will walk to the entrance of the ecological trail surrounded by a lot of vegetation of the island and in 40 minutes we will arrive at this beautiful beach, with white sand and mangrove swamps at the sides. Time to enjoy in “PLAYA MANSA” you can do snorkeling too. We will see fish, Marine Iguanas, Sea Lions. Then return to the hotel. Bring towels and equipment from your hotel.
SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS TOUR DE BAHIA (3h). Visit Navegable in small boat.
14:30 Departure and hike to the pier to make a short boat navigation to LOBERIA, there is an opportunity to snorkel with sea lions, followed by sailing to Punta Estrada and walk to Las Grietas, you’ll have an option to swim in a natural pool of clear water, also opportunity to see fish, marine iguanas. Return to Puerto Ayora in boat. If time allows it you can stay enjoying the beach and return on your own
Optional to visit SEYMOUR Island or PLAZAS $ 280 (not included)
Optional to visit SANTA FE Islands or DAPHNE $ 180 (not included)
Overnight: Santa Cruz Island Meals: Breakfast
Transfer from Puerto Ayora to Baltra to board the flight to Guayaquil or Quito and connections.