5-Day Galapagos All Inclusive Classic Isabela

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    It is necessary to book flights with an early arrival time to Baltra airport to make sure you can enjoy all of the activities of the tour. At Baltra airport, an English speaking guide will pick y.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Seymour Airport (GPS)
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

This Classic Isabela Galapagos Tour is a very interesting program that covers most of your interests. Rebecca Adventure Travel offers a tour with all the highlights of Isabela island. Take a look at Flamingos in their natural habitat, meet the famous Galapagos Giant Turtles, snorkel in the magnificent Tintoreras Islet, relax with beautiful beaches, snorkel in the famous Los Tuneles and kayak along colorful mangroves.
The Classic Galapagos Island Hopping Tours are a combination of interesting day tours and time to explore the islands by yourself, with meals and great service included, for a reasonable price.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Snorkel gear included
  • Vegetarian meal option available
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Multi-Day Trip

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DAY 1 (L):
QUITO/GUAYAQUIL BALTRA SANTA CRUZ - ISABELA - FLAMINGO LAGOON
It is necessary to book flights with an early arrival timeto Baltra airport to make sure you can enjoy all of the activities of the tour. At Baltra airport, an English speaking guide will pick you up to go to the port of Puerto Ayora (about 1 hour) where you can enjoy your lunch. Around 02:00 PM, youll take the small public speedboat to Isabela Island (about 2,5 hours). This can be a bumpy, wet ride so provide yourself a waterproof jacket and motion sickness medication if necessary.Upon arrival on Isabela Island, a driver will pick you up and youll visit the Flamingo Lagoon(short visit). After that, the driver will drop you off at your hotel.
Accommodation in The Wooden House Hotel or similar.
Note:*Please note that if you arrive after 11:00 AM, there might be changes to your itinerary.
DAY 2 (B, L):
TINTORERAS AND WETLANDS
Early in the morning after breakfast, you will have a tour to The Wetlands, here you will visit the Giant Tortoise Breeding Center followed by The Wall of Tears. After lunch, you will have a little break and then you will visit Tintoreras Islet and the pier of Puerto Villamil.
Accommodation in The Wooden House Hotel or similar.
DAY 3 (B, L):
KAYAK IN PUERTO VILLAMIL ISABELA ISLAND HIGHLANDS
After breakfast, your guide will accompany you for a relaxing and beautiful kayak excursion in the bay of Puerto Villamil. Here you will be able to spot various endemic animals such as Marine Iguanas, Sea Lions, and Penguins Isabela. In the afternoon, you will make your way to the Highlands of Isabela and visit La Cueva de Sucre, The Mango viewpoint, and Campo Duro, which is another place of giant tortoises.
Accommodation in The Wooden House Hotel or similar.
DAY 4 (B, S):
SNORKELING IN LOS TUNELES
Early in the morning, you will go on a 30 to 40 minute boat ride from Puerto Villamil. You will explore the brilliant scenery in Los Tuneles which is considered the most beautiful place to snorkel in Isabela Island. Depending on when you will go to Los Tuneles, you can choose to explore Concha Perla by yourself before or after this, since it is very close to the dock.
Accommodation in The Wooden House Hotel or similar.
DAY 5 (B):
TRANSFER OUT BALTRA
After breakfast, you will travel to Baltra Airport with a Spanish speaking driver, where you will depart to Quito or Guayaquil.
End of tour

Itinerary:

DAY 1 (L, D): QUITO/GUAYAQUIL – BALTRA – SANTA CRUZ – ISABELA – FLAMINGO LAGOON
It is recommended to book flights with an early arrival time to Baltra airport to make sure you can enjoy all of the activities of the tour. On the first day, there are two options, depending on your arrival time.

Option 1:
Itinerary for flights arriving at Baltra before 11:00 AM. At Baltra airport, an English speaking guide will pick you up to go to the port of Puerto Ayora (about 1 hour) where you can enjoy your lunch. Around 02:00 PM, you’ll take the small public speedboat to Isabela Island (about 2,5 hours). This can be a bumpy, wet ride so provide yourself a waterproof jacket and motion sickness medication if necessary. Upon arrival on Isabela Island, a driver will pick you up and you’ll visit the Flamingo Lagoon (short visit). After that, the driver will drop you off at your hotel.
Accommodation in The Wooden House Hotel or similar.

Option 2:
Itinerary for flights arriving at Baltra after 11:00 AM. If your flight is scheduled to arrive after 11:00 AM, you’ll stay at Santa Cruz Island on the first day because the last speedboat to Isabela Island leaves around 02:00 PM. Please note that you won’t have lunch if you arrive after 02:00 PM. The rest of the tour usually looks like this: Day 2 Santa Fe, Day 3: Sierra Negra – Concha Perla Snorkel, Day 4: Tintoreras & Wetlands, Day 5: Transfer to Baltra Airport.
Accommodation in Hotel Silberstein or similar.

Note: *Please note that if you arrive after 11:00 AM, there might be changes to your itinerary.

DAY 2 (B, BL, D): SIERRA NEGRA ACTIVE VOLCANO HIKE – CONCHA PERLA SNORKEL
After breakfast, you will take a guided excursion to the Sierra Negra Volcano (1.490 m); the second largest volcanic crater in the world, 9 km wide and 90 m deep. You’ll drive for about 45 minutes to the starting point of the hike of about 4 hours. You’ll ascend from 870 m of altitude to 1.040 m at the top of the crater. A lunch box will be provided. Afterwards, you’ll go back to the hotel for a brief rest. Around 03:30 PM you can go snorkeling or swimming at Concha Perla where you can observe the colorful fishes, sea urchins, starfishes, sea lions, or even sea turtles.
Accommodation in The Wooden House Hotel or similar.

* Upgrade option: Los Túneles snorkeling
This day you can also take a snorkeling tour to Los Túneles instead of hiking to Sierra Negra and snorkeling at Concha Perla: + $ 105 p.p.

DAY 3 (B, L, D): TINTORERAS AND WETLANDS
Early in the morning after breakfast, you will have a tour to The Wetlands, here you will visit the Giant Tortoise Breeding Center, where you will spot small and giant tortoises in their natural habitat. The next activity is a visit to The Wall of Tears. From 1946 to 1959, Isabela was designated as a penal colony by the Ecuadorian government and prisoners were obligated to build a wall with enormous blocks of solid lava. Due to the arduous labor and hard conditions prisoners lived in, this site is known as El Muro de Lagrimas (The Wall of Tears).
Additionally, you will visit a small lava tunnel. Tunel del Estero, a 75m path with adequate lava plates ending in a staircase inside a lava tunnel. Above the tunnel, you can see the intertidal landscape that offers a tapestry of Galapagos Sesuvium between El Túnel del Estero and Love Beach.
* Please have in mind that the total length of the walk in The Wetlands area is approximately 3 to 4 hours.

After lunch, you will have a little break and then you will visit Tintoreras Islet. It is called like this due to a large crack, in which white-tip sharks known as Tintoreras come daily to rest at the bottom. You will have a transport which will take you to the pier of Puerto Villamil, here you will
board a boat for 10 minutes to cross to the islet which is located across the bay. It will be necessary for passengers to use walking shoes or sneakers (closed shoes) to cross the volcanic rocks. You can also observe penguins, sea lions, marine iguanas and you can go snorkeling with
colorful tropical fish while enjoying the beaches of Isabela.
Accommodation in The Wooden House Hotel or similar.

DAY 4 (B, L, D): KAYAK IN PUERTO VILLAMIL – ISABELA ISLAND HIGHLANDS
After breakfast, your guide will accompany you for a relaxing and beautiful kayak excursion in the bay of Puerto Villamil. Here you will be able to spot various endemic animals such as Marine Iguanas, Sea Lions, and Penguins Isabela. After this, you will return to the hotel for lunch and a
short rest. In the afternoon, you will make your way to the Highlands of Isabela and visit La Cueva de Sucre, The Mango viewpoint, and Campo Duro, which is another place of giant tortoises.
Accommodation in The Wooden House Hotel or similar.

DAY 5 (B): TRANSFER TO BALTRA AIRPORT
Early in the morning you leave the hotel and start your trip to Baltra airport. The boat from Isabela to Santa Cruz leaves at 06:00 AM. The program ends with the drop off at Baltra airport, please note that your flight cannot depart earlier than 1:00 PM due to the long travel from Isabela.

B = Breakfast included
L = Lunch included
D = Dinner included

Inclusions

Meals as described in the itinerary (B= breakfast, L = lunch/lunchbox, S = snack)

Accommodation in a single, double or triple room.

Airport pickup and drop off at Baltra airport at your arrival/departure time.

Transportation between Baltra Airport Itabaca Channel each way.

Transportation on and between the islands as described in the itinerary.

Local naturalist guide (English & Spanish speaking)

All activities as described in the itinerary.

24/7 assistance in English, Dutch, and Spanish.

Exclusions

Return flights from mainland Ecuador to Galapagos Islands.

Food & drinks that are not mentioned in the itinerary

Entrance fee for the Galapagos National Park: $ 100 p.p. (cash only)

Migratory Control Card / Ingala Transit Card: $ 20 p.p. (cash only)

Isabela dock fee: $ 10 p.p. (cash only)

Water Taxi (small boat that takes you from the speedboat to the harbor and back)

For rent: wetsuit (recommended between May November): $ 5 p.p. per day (cash only)

For rent: rain boots (recommended for Sierra Negra hike between June - September): $ 2 p.p. per day (cash only)

Personal travel & health insurance.

Personal expenses.

Optional tips for the guide.

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

It is recommended to book flights with an early arrival time to the Galapagos Islands and a late departure time from the Galapagos Islands to make sure you can enjoy all of the activities of the tour. Late arrivals and/or early departures mean you might miss some activities.

If your flight is delayed or canceled and you cannot make it to Puerto Ayora in time to take the last speedboat to Isabela Island, which departs around 02:00 PM, the team assist you with finding accommodation on Santa Cruz Island but this will be on your own expense. You will miss the planned activities.

Tap water on the Galapagos Islands might contain bacteria and should not be consumed, not even for brushing your teeth. Bottled or purified water is always recommended.

Inform yourself about food safety when traveling to tropical countries. Take the necessary precaution to avoid food poisoning (always wash your hands before eating, dont eat street food, only eat peeled fruits, etc.).

You will have a guide during the whole program, except on the boats between the islands

Please try to bring small bags and luggage, The Galapagos public transportation is on average small and it takes more time and space when you bring large baggage

Operated by a multilingual guide

Please advise of any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

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

It is important that you will have current travel insurance including personal medical insurance. Please advise of any known medical conditions you have

The operator reserves the right to change the itinerary without previous notice due to weather, National Park regulations or notifications and unforeseeable circumstances

The operator reserves the right to change the hotel to a similar hotel

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