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6 Day Tours: Santa Cruz and Isabela

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What to Expect

Day 1: Transfer in + Higher Land of Santa Cruz

Stop At: Charles Darwin Research Station, Ave Charles Darwin, Puerto Ayora 200350 Ecuador
-Transfer in: Our guide will be waiting for you at the airport wth a signal with your name in order to do the transfer to Santa Cruz island
- High Land:.- Upper part Santa Cruz Island Entrance to the ranch, where the iconic tortoise are breeding.
-Charles Darwin Scientific Station: is an Interpretation Center open to the public and you can also learn about the breeding program for giant tortoises in captivity and their repatriation.
Duration: 4 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Accomodation in Santa Cruz

Day 2: Tortuga Bay + Ferry to Isabela

Stop At: Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay, South-West of the town of Puerto Ayora, 200350 Ecuador
-Tortuga Bay: You will move towards the entrance of the road to Tortuga Bay, which we will do this by a walk of about 45 minutes to get to a beautiful beach nesting turtles. Tortuga Bay is known for being one of the longest beaches of white sand, where you can go swimming, snorkeling. You will see marine iguanas, sharks and sea turtles.
-Ferry from Santa Cruz to Isabela
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Accomodation in Isabela Island

Day 3: Tour to Sierra Negra Volcano

Stop At: Sierra Negra, Ecuador
IThe tour starts early in the morning after we picked you up from your hotel in Isabela, after that you will proceed to take a walk in the Volcan Chico is located northwest of the boiler, so it is not affected by the mist that always rushes in the southeast sector of the high islands.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Accomodation in Isabela Island

Day 4: Tour to the tunnels

Stop At: Los Tuneles, SE Isabela Island Nr. La Union Rock, Puerto Villamil 200250 Ecuador
The tour starts at approximately 08 AM in which we first headed to Roca Unión a small islet located in the open sea where you can see Pelicans, Nazca Boobies and Patas Azules Boobies and the occasional sea lion resting the rocks.

After this short stop you will navigate for approximately 45 minutes to reach one of the most beautiful rock lava formations landscapes of the Galapagos Islands, it is called tunnels since in ancient eruptions, the lava passed below the formed land tunnels that then collapsed and gave rise to these arches over the water where you can clearly see vegetation that comes out of the rocks, the crystal clear water, the sea lions flutter between the arches.

Subsequently, we move to the site known as Finados to snorkel with sea turtles, sharks "Tintoreras", golden rays, eagle rays, Seahorses, fish such as Surgeons, Damicelas ,. The tour includes a light box lunch on the boat after having done both activities, after lunch we prepare for the return to Isabela at about 2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Accomodation in Isabela Island

Day 5: Ferry to Santa Cruz + Bay tour

Stop At: Santa Cruz Island, Ecuador
-Ferry from Isabela to Santa Cruz
-Transfer in the hotel.
-Bay Tour: First, you will visit the "Lobería". It is a small island located two miles away, where the sea lions, a lot of invertebrates, fish and sea lions.Then we moved to "Channel Shark" is a fissure or crack crevices formed by magmatic chamber where the sharks are sleeping sharks ravine and are completely harmless. Among the lava rocks can be observed also oceanic birds. Back to the hotel.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Accomodation in Santa Cruz

Day 6: Transfer out to the Airport

Stop At: Seymour Airport, Baltra Airport Rd, Baltra, Ecuador
After the breakfast in the hotel our driver will pick you up at the lobby to take you to the airport 
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
From the lobby of your hotel, docks or arrives in the airport.
Departure Time
9:00 AM
6 days
  • 4x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 5 nights
  • Transfers Airport-Hotel-Airport
  • Accommodation in hotel
  • Activities to be carried out according to the itinerary
  • Maritime and terrestrial transport
  • Specialized guide
  • Air ticket
  • Transit Control Card Ingala (USD 20 at the airport in Quito or Guayaquil per person)
  • Entrance to the Galapagos National Park ($ 50 for Mercosur countries and USD 100 for foreigners)
  • Other services not specified in the program.
  • Meals and activities not specified
  • Extra drinks
  • Note.The program does not include anything not specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


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