6 Day Land-base Trip Isabela + 2 Islands - Quito

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 Days
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Details :
    Baltra Island, Ecuador
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
    • Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

This 6-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: Isabela, Santa Cruz and an uninhabited island.

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Day 1.- Santa Cruz -  Pick-up at the airport by ourcertified guide. Then, public bus to the Itabaca Channel, cross on a ferry. Subsequently go ahead  a ranch in the highlands to see giant tortoises in free environment.  Garrapatero Beach where you will enjoy of swimming. Free afternoon in Santa Cruz. 

Meals : lunch

Day 2.-  Uninhabited Island

Yacht tour to an 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  Seymour you can see frigate birds, land iguanas and blue-footed boobies.

Shared tour max 20 on board

Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Day 3.- Santa Cruz-Isabela.- At 6:30 am pick you up at the hotel and go to the harbor, share speed boat at 7:00 am to Isabela (approx. 2-hour ride). Once on Isabela, you can walk to the tortoise breeding center or to the flamingo lagoon. After lunch, visit the Island Tintoreras islet, short hike and snorkeling. You can spot penguins, marine iguanas, sea lions and reef sharks, which are resting there in the lava channel. Snorkel  in turquoise water and spot different fishes, sea turtles, rays and penguins.

Shared boat to Isabela. shared boat tour (max 16 on board) 

Meals : Breakfast and lunch

Day 4.- Isabela.- Trek to Sierra Negra Volcano: You walk through spectacular lava landscapes and have views of the northern volcanoes of Isabela and Fernandina. The hike to the Sierra Negra Volcano and the Volcano Chico is 16 km long (duration approx. 6 hours), 

Shared tour

Meals: Breakfast and lunch 

Day 5.- Isabela.- Cabo Rosa (Tuneles): By boat to Cabo Rosa (45 mn boat ride), where lava has flowed into the ocean and formed beautiful lava tunnels. There you may see penguins, blue-footed boobies and sea turtles. However the Highlight is snorkeling. You have the chance to see sharks, sea turtles, sea lions, rays, seahorses and many tropical fishes. The tour to Cabo Rosa takes about 5 hours.  The rest of the day is at leisure. You can enjoy the beautiful beach in Isabela or you can snorkel in the Concha de Perla Lagoon (snorkel not included)

Shared tour small groups

Meals : Breakfast and lunch 

Day 6.- Isabela - Baltra.- At 5:30 am pick you up at your hotel and go to the pier, where you will take the shared speed boat  to Santa Cruz. Afterwards, your driver will bring you to the Itabaca Channel, which you will cross on a ferry. Please take in account that your flight does not depart before 12:30 pm. 

Meals : Breakfast 

Inclusions

5 nights accommodation in selected hotels

Breakfast x 5

Lunch x 5

All activities, hiking, snorkeling, transportation by speed boat in the islands

Professional Naturalist English / Spanish speaking guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Use of Snorkelling equipment

Round-trip private transfer

All transportation in the islands

Breakfast

Lunch

Exclusions

Entrance fees in National Park $100,00 Ingala $20,00

Flight tickets from mainland - Galpagos Islands - Quito / Guayaquil

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

If you are a single traveler it has an extra ($450,00 single supplement service tourist / $650,00 standard hotels) / ($1050,00 Comfort hotels) ($1500,00 Luxury hotels) Pay directly to local tour operator

Isabela dock fee $10 p.p.

Water taxi $1 p.p. each way (this is a small boat that takes you from the Speedboat to the Harbor and vice versa)

Dinner

Personal expenses

Tips

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Not wheelchair accessible

Most travelers can participate

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Infant meals not included

Dress code is smart casual

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

If you are a single traveler it has an extra ($450,00 single supplement service tourist / $650,00 standard hotels) / ($1050,00 Comfort hotels) ($1500,00 Luxury hotels) Pay directly to local tour operator

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

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers