TTI.302 Galapagos to the Fullest

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5 Days + 1 Navigation - TURALEZA TOURING

Galapagos: Santa Cruz 5 Days + 1 Navigation

Programs Include:

  • Transfer Baltra Airport – Itabaca Canal – Baltra Airport
  • Transfer Itabaca Pier – Hotel – Itabaca Pier
  • Accommodation nights according to your itinerary
  • Food (half board) on the island.
  • Ground transportation according to visits
  • Maritime transport according to itinerary
  • Naturalist guides of the P.N.G.
  • Hotel Taxes

Tentative itinerary

Day 1.- Santa Cruz Island – Charles Darwin Station.

Reception at Baltra airport by our guides for the transfer to Santa Cruz, where we will have our accommodation and lunch. In the afternoon, we will visit the Charles Darwin Scientific Station, the interpretation center where we will meet Galapagos Giant Turtles in captivity, land iguanas and endemic cactus of the island. Accommodation.

 

Day 2.- Visit Tortuga Bay and Rancho Primicias with Lava Tunnels

Breakfast and departure to the beautiful Tortuga Bay beach, unique in the world for its landscape. Here we can observe marine iguanas among other animals. Return to the hotel / LUNCH.

In the afternoon visit to the Upper Part that, including The Twin Craters, fantastic volcanic formations where you can appreciate endemic vegetation of the Island. To finish the adventure, we will visit a private Ranch where you will find “giant turtles” in their Natural habitat and there will be a walk through an incredible lava tunnel. Return to the hotel

 

Day 3.- Port Tour

We will walk around the most beautiful places in Santa Cruz’s bay, such as punta estrada, playa de los Alemanes, salt mines and cracks in which we can snorkel and swim / LUNCH. We will have the afternoon free to enjoy the town and buy souvenirs.

 

Day 4.- Visit to Isabela Island

Departure from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Villamil, estimated arrival in approximately 2 and a half hours. The activities to be carried out are as follows: we disembark at the pier, then we will head towards  the Arnaldo Tupiza breeding center where we can observe giant turtles typical of Isabela Island, and at last we will visit the flamingo pool to observe the majesty of these birds.

In the afternoon we will visit Concha Perla, an exceptional place for snorkeling or surface diving, where we can enjoy the marine life of Galapagos. Return to Santa Cruz Island.

 

Day 5.- Visit to Floreana Island

Transfer to Floreana Island. Once in Floreana we will go to “Asilo de la Paz” in a “chiva” (a typical open bus), here the attractions are based on historical concepts. In the Asylum you can go to the cave of the pirates and also to the source of fresh water. These two sites are located in the upper part of Floreana.

In addition, you will also learn about the first families that arrived and settled in the Galapagos Islands, and the famous real story of the “Baroness”, a woman who had two lovers and pretended to be the owner of the Island. Lunch / Afterwards we will visit “La Lobería” which is a 900 m long road. Here we can also snorkel, observe iguanas, turtles and sea lions. Then we will continue to Playa Negra so you can relax and enjoy the beach. Return to Santa Cruz Island.

 

Day 6.- Visit to San Cristobal Island

According to the availability of operation the visit site is assigned on this day such as:

 

Option A: Transfer to San Cristóbal Island (Boat 2 ½ hours approx.) The Interpretation Center is visited, inside it shows the natural and human history of Galapagos through an interpretive tour. Snorkeling and swimming in Tijeretas to observe tropical fish. Then we will visit Man Beach, where we will have time to enjoy the Beach and see the main attraction:  a colony of sea lions that have taken this place. Lunch and return to Santa Cruz Island.

 

Option B: Transfer to San Cristobal Island (Boat 2 ½ hrs approx.) We will visit the Upper Part of the Island where the Junco Lagoon is located (freshwater reservoir formed by a natural crater of volcanic origin) we will advance 6 more Kilometers and we will meey the Galapaguera. Here Giant Turtles endemic to this Island live in natural pens. We will also enjoy the beach in Puerto Chino; we will reach an easily accessible path, from where you must walk about 15 minutes to be on the beach of very fine white sand, an excellent place for recreation and rest.

In addition, it is an ideal place to observe seabirds feeding. Lunch and return to Santa Cruz Island.

 

Day 7.- Visit to Daphne Island and Finch

Transfer to the Itabaca Channel on Santa Cruz Island, where you will board a boat. The trip from Puerto Ayora to the Itabaca Channel takes approximately 45 minutes. From the Itabaca Channel, we will go to Daphne, 15 minutes by boat. Once in Daphne, snorkeling is done for about 45 minutes and you can also watch the birds from the boat, specifically birds such as blue boobies, masks and frigates. After Daphne, we will continue sailing to a beach called “Borrero Bay” where you can snorkel or just relax on its beautiful beach. Then we will arrive at Pinzón Island where you will spend most of the day. Here you can jump into the water and experience some of the best snorkels in the world.

 

Day 8.- Visit to Santa Fe Island

Departure in the morning to Santa Fe Island approximately 45 minutes of navigation, where you will observe panga ray, seabirds such as blue footed boobies, seagulls, seagulls, walls and cliffs. Then we will proceed to snorkel in two different points, places where you can swim with sea lions that are totally friendly. You will see a variety of goldfish, these places have a depth of 3 to 4 meters deep with an abundant life marine (all caution measures will be taken).

You will sail to Playa Escondida, a distance of 25 minutes from Santa Fe. This is a beautiful landscape beach with crystal clear waters to snorkel or swim; in this place you can take a walk to observe colonies of marine iguanas in a natural state and see their behavior. On this beach you can rest, sunbathe, swim etc.

Note: (snack, drinks and lunch will be served on board).

In the afternoon return to Santa Cruz.

 

Day 9.- Transfer out.

Breakfast at the hotel. Depending on our flight schedule, we will head to the airport with our guides. Return to the continent.

End of services

Does not Include:

  • Air tickets Quito or Guayaquil – Galapagos – Quito or Guayaquil
  • Migration Control Card TCT or INGALA USD 20, or per person (paid directly at the airport)
  • Entrance to the Galapagos National Park $ 100.00 Adults $ 50.00 Children (TAKE CASH WITH YOU)
  • Entrance to Isabela Island $ 10.00 (TAKE CASH WITH YOU)
  • Soft drinks and extra meals not specified
  • Personal expenses.
  • Tips
  • Services or activities not specified in the program
  • Water taxi 0.50 cents per trip to go to the bay and turtle bay

RESERVATIONS, PRICING, CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS.

Our way of working is simple and functional, we put at your disposal some of our best programs that are the most functional, but if you want some change or modification, you can write us and it will be a pleasure to put them, this will be done at maximum 24 hours so that you can give the information to the final passengers.

All process from a quote to a reservation must be channeled via email to any of these two accounts, gerencia@turaleza.ec operaciones@turaleza.ec, receptivo@turaleza.ec

The values ​​of this tariff is 10% commissionable for you, it is a confidential rate since we give a better rate to you for being our clients.

Cancellations or refunds will be processed on a case by case basis, except with Cruises or Navigations in Galapagos that will be processed according to the policies of each company. Refunds will be made if the case warrants, but the value to be returned will be made to the contracting company after presenting the letters of request with their corresponding explanation. In no case will reimbursements be made for services NOT used on Tours, Accommodations, Air or Circuit sites.

DOCUMENTS

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