4 - 5 Day San Cristobal Expedition - Quito

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Language:
  • Departure Time :
    Your tour starts upon arrival in San Cristobal
  • Departure Details :
    San Cristobal Island Airport
  • Return Details :
    San Cristobal Island Airport
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable


This 4 or 5 day program takes you to San Cristobal. It has a small cozy port where you can go at night to walk around, have a drink or enjoy your meal. You will find sea lions everywhere and it is a true spectacle to watch them. There is a direct flight to San Cristobal  4 times a week from Guayaquil and the village of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is only a couple of minutes driving from the airport. During this program you will experience the highlights of San Cristobal on land as well as on water. First of all you will be picked up from the airport of San Cristobal and then you will go on a self-guided tour to the Galapagos Interpretation Center. During the following days you will experience the nice beaches and underwater life by visiting Manglesito beach, Puerto Chino and Kicker Rock. Kicker Rock is famous for its underwater life, and if you have your PADI certificate, it is even possible to dive here. Furthermore you will go to the highlands of San Cristobal.


  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Excellent value for money
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Get up-close to native wildlife

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DAY 1:
Today you will arrive to the airport of San Cristobal, one of the Galapagos Islands. You will be picked up at the airport and transferred by private transport with an English speaking contact person to your hotel in the town Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. Here you will have a meet & greet with one of out staff members who will explain the rest of the itinerary to you. The rest of the afternoon is free to explore the town, or walk to the interpretation center, the beaches or Tijeretas. 
Accommodation in Standard hotel: Hotel Casa Blanca or similar

DAY 2 (B, L):
Today you will have a day tour to Kicker Rock, with lunch and snorkeling equipment included. With a small boat you set for the lava formation in the middle of the ocean called Kicker Rock. First you will circle around the rock formation to observe the difference bird species. Afterwards the boat will anchor and you will jump of the boat to snorkel the canal in between the rock formation. In some seasons you might encounter jellyfish which can sting, however a wetsuit will be provided when this is the case. After snorkeling you will continue to Manglecito or a similar beach.
Accommodation in Standard hotel: Hotel Casa Blanca or similar 

* It is also possible to dive at Kicker Rock (two immersion) if you have your PADI certificate (+ $ 80) including equipment.

DAY 3 (B, L):
Today you will have a half day tour to the highlands of San Cristobal. In about 30 minutes your driver brings you to your first stop: El Junco Crater Lake, the only freshwater lake on the Galapagos Islands. Afterwards you continue driving to Puerto Chino. Then you will continue to La Galapaguera. 
Accommodation in Standard hotel: Hotel Casa Blanca or similar

** OPTIONAL DAY 4 (B, L): **
Early in the morning you will board a small boat that will navigate southwards. Continuing inland, the trail leads to a cliff on the southern side of the island overlooking the ocean. This snorkeling site also offers wonderful chance to swim with playful sea lions. In this tour lunch and snorkel equipment are included
Accommodation in Standard hotel: Hotel Casa Blanca or similar 

DAY 4 /5 (B):
Depending on flight times, an airport transfer with Spanish speaking driver is arranged. 


  • Accommodation in double/single private room at Standard or Comfort Hotels.
  • Meals as described in itinerary 
  • Activities as described in the itinerary
  • English speaking naturalist guide during day 2 and day 3 of the progam.
  • Transfer: San Cristobal airport Hotel San Cristobal airport
  • 24/7 Assistance in Dutch, English and Spanish


  • Flight Quito San Cristobal  Quito
  • Galapagos National Park entrance fee: $ 100 p.p.
  • Transportation between Baltra Airport  Itabaca Channel fee ($5 p.p. each way)
  • Migratory Control Card: $ 20 p.p.
  • Other food, drinks and activities as not mentioned in itinerary
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Tips for guide
  • Snorkeling equipment (only included at boat excursion on Day 2)
  • Personal expenses

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Operated by a multi-lingual guide.

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Not recommended for participants with back problems

Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions 

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

In order to process your reservation please help us with all this information:
- Return flights from and to Galapagos
- Room type (twin, matrimonial) or triple (in case of a group with 3 or more guests).
- Tour options:
          If you get the 5 day tour, you will get an Extra Day to visit Punta Pitt.
- Whatsapp phone number (in case you use Whatsapp and would like us to contact you that during your stay via Whatsapp).

For all guests:
- Passport numbers
- Date of birth
- Nationality
- Food restrictions
- Medical restrictions

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