5 Day Galápagos Islands Land Tour

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    - Passengers must arrive to Galapagos no more than 13.30 pm (in case if you buy tickets in your own) We also offer flight tickets to Galapagos Islands - Airports in Baltra o Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Once in the islands we include free hotel pick up / drop off or in a meeting point

Overview

This 5-day  program you will experience the highlights of the Galapagos Islands, you can choose from Tourist to First class hotels.  Transportation, accommodation in double or single rooms, some meals included (Ecuadorian menu), and a bilingual naturalist guide, who will accompany you during the tours. If you are a single traveler it is possible to join the group tour and to stay in a private room upon a single charge. The highlights of this program are: San Cristobal, Santa Cruz and an uninhabited island.

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Day 1.-  San Cristobal.- You will be picked-up at the airport by your  guide.After  lunch,You will visit the Interpretation Center, where you will know  about the formation, colonization and actual situation of the islands. Then, you will follow the trail to the Frigate bird hill, a viewpoint to  have a beautiful view over the island. Snorkel the shallow waters of Tijeretas Bay or Carola beach,where you can see sea lions, various tropical fishes, and turtles. Short hike up to  Carola beach . Dinner, you have several options in town to choose. Our will suggest the options. Tour with a private guide

Meals: Lunch

Day 2.- San Cristobal.- Lobos Island (Snorkeling & Hiking)  30 minutes ride from the port to  Lobos Island,  home to a large sea lion colony. But thats not the only thing youll find while youll hike and snorkel at the island on this half day tour. During the hike, you hopefully spot blue footed boobies, marine iguanas and frigate birds, while during snorkeling you can  see the marine iguanas eating,  rays and turtles in the sandy bottom that separates Lobos Island from the mainland of San Cristobal. This tour is includes a stop at Playa Ochoa. In the afternoon you be back at the port and have  freetime. Boat tour shared with max 16 paxon board             
Meals: Breakfast and lunch
Day 3.- San Cristobal - Santa Cruz. At 6:30  pick you up and take you to the harbor  7:00 speedboat to Santa Cruz (approx. 2-hour ride). A local guide will receive you at the harbor .  Drive to a Ranch in the highlands to see giant tortoises in their native environment! After lunch  stop at Cerro Mesa Reserve, where you can observe a huge crater, a remnant of the time when Santa Cruz was still a volcanic active island.  Garrapatero Beach where you can swim

Shared boat to Santa Cruz, and then visits in Santa Cruz with a private guide

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

Day 4.- Uninhabited Island.- . That will either be Santa F, Plazas, Bartolom or Seymour. The destination will depend on availability, weekday and program of the National Park. On Santa F and Plazas you can spot endemic land iguanas. Bartolom is known for beautiful lava sceneries and on Seymour you can see frigate birds, land iguanas and blue-footed boobies.

Shared tour max 20 on board

Meals:Breakfast, lunch
Day 5.- Santa Cruz - Baltra.- If there is enough free time until your transfer to the airport we suggest that you visit the Charles Darwin Station (entrance free) .Your driver will pick you up at your hotel and take you to the Itabaca Channel, which you will cross on a ferry. For the last part of your trip to the airport you will take the public bus. 

Meals : Breakfast 


Inclusions

  • 4 nights accommodation
  • Breakfast x 4
  • Lunch x 4
  • All activities
  • Professional naturalist English / Spanish guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off 
  • Use of snorkel equipment
  • Round-trip shared transfer
  • Transportation

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees ( National Park $100,00  Ingala $20,00
  • Flight tickets Quito - Galpagos Islands - Quito / Guayaquil
  • Boat in the pier  $1,00 
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Tips

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

A small amount of walking is involved

Not wheelchair accessible

Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on bag. Oversized or excessive luggage (e.g. surfboards, golf clubs or bikes) may have certain restrictions, please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

TOURIST CLASS HOTELS: simple and clean, with private bathroom in each room and hot water such as Hotel Dj Vu or Posada del Mar (Santa Cruz), Iguana or Gran Tortuga (Isabela)

TOURIST SUPERIOR HOTELS: larger rooms, TV, Air-Conditioning such Villa Laguna or Silberstein (Santa Cruz), Beach House or Casita de la Playa (Isabela)

FIRST CLASS HOTELS: superior rooms, TV, Air-Conditioning, well located such as Angermeyer Waterfront Inn or Solymar  (Santa Cruz), Iguana Crossing (Isabela)