6 Day Galápagos Islands Land Tour - Quito

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 Days
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Details :
    Airports in Baltra o Puerto Baquerizo Moreno in Galápagos Islands

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.

Inclusions

  • 5 nights accommodation in selected hotels
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • All activities, hiking, snorkeling, transportation by speed boat in the islands
  • Professional Naturalist English / Spanish speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Use of snorkel equipment
  • Small-group tour
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • All transportation in the islands

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees in National Park $100,00 Ingala $20,00 
  • Flight tickets Quito - Galapagos Islands - Quito / Guayaquil
  • Small boat on the pier ($2,00) 
  • Dinner
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

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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 

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

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

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)

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.