Galapagos Sun & Sea - Galapagos Islands Trips

Galapagos Sun & Sea

5 Days / 4 Nigths

With this package you will get to know the best of the islands San Cristóbal, Santa Cruz, Isabela

Brief Description of Package::

Day 1: Airport on San Cristobal Island- Bay Tour: Sea Lion Island, Ochoa Beach

Day 2: Santa Cruz Island – Charles Darwin Station – Tortuga Bay Beach

Day 3: Isla Isabela – Centro de Crianza – Poza de los Flamingos- Tour de bahía.

Day 4: Santa Cruz Island – Garrapatero Beach – Highlands

Day 5: Transfer out to Airport on Baltra Island.

 

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Included
  • Transfer in- transfer out to Airport on the Baltra Island.
  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Visits
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Naturalist Guide
  • Taxes
Not Included
  • Galapagos National Park fee (USD 100 )
  • Fly ticket
  • Transt Control Card. (USD 20)
  • Isabela Island fee ( 5 USD)
  • Meals not specific in the itinerary
  • Extras
  • Health insurance
  • Tips
  • Rate for single room
Note:

– Rates subject to change.
– 1 free for every 16 passengers.
– The itinerary subject to change.
– Rates per person based on double or triple or quadruple room
– To confirm spaces a deposit of 20% of the total rate (non-refundable) is required.
– Itinerary of visit subject to modifications depending on the day of arrival of the passengers. In addition, there may be changes due to weather problems, inconveniences of an operational nature, or situations that endanger the integrity of the passenger or the conservation of the Islands. As also by indications of authorities of the Galapagos National Park.
– The order of the visit will be confirmed on the day of your arrival.
– Christmas and New Year departures, a $ 100 surcharge applies

Itinerary

 

Day 1: San Cristobal Island, Bay Tour: Sea Lion Island, Ochoa Beach

Your flight will take you from the cities of Quito or Guayaquil to the Island of San Cristóbal. On the way to the hotel, we will have lunch.

In the afternoon we will visit the beautiful Islet Lobos where you can partake in snorkeling or shallow diving in the crystalline water surrounding the islet. Here you can observe Galapagos Sea Lions playing in the water, Galapagos Marine Iguanas, and a variety of colorful reef fish. On the islet itself, we will see Brown Pelicans, Blue Footed Boobies, terns, nesting Great and Magnificent Frigate Birds, among many others. Next we will stop by the isolated beach Ochoa. It is a beautiful white-sand beach, ideal for a relaxing swim, shallow diving, and photography. We will then return to the hotel and have dinner later in the evening.

 

Day 2: Santa Cruz Island – Charles Darwin Station – Tortuga Bay

Today´s activities will begin a visit to Charles Darwin Foundation’s world-renowned Research Station where you will visit Fausto Llerena Breeding Center, here you will be able to see land Iguanas and the impressive Giant Galapagos Tortoises from a variety of islands. Lunch will be later at a local restaurant.

In the afternoon, you will visit Tortuga Bay, a highlight for many visitors due to its turquoise water and white sand beaches. Tortuga bay is divided into 2 beaches and a small lagoon. The first beach, called La Brava, is ideal for surfers and is recommended only for very strong swimmers. Your walk across the white sand will take you past the small lagoon until you reach the second beach, Playa Mansa, where you can enjoy such activities as swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, and short hikes. Here you can spot sea turtles, rays, and sharks if you are lucky! Lunch will be at a local restaurant.

 

Day 3: Isabela Island – Giant Tortoise Breeding Center – Wetlands Flamingos and birds – Bay Tour.

Today you will take a ferry to Isabela Island to begin a new adventure. Upon arrival in the morning the the town of Puerto Villamil, we will visit the Giant Galapagos Tortoise Breeding Center where we can observe 5 different species of tortoises from the various volcanoes of Isabela. Next we will visit a nearby wetland that is home to shore birds including Galapagos ducks, stilts, geese, and many flamingos. Lunch will be serverd at a local restaurant.

In the afternoon we will take a tour of the bay, a special site where you can observe the shark commonly known as “Tintoreas.” Here we will get to see Galapagos Marine Iguanas, Blue Footed Boobies, geese, Brown Pelicans, gulls, and hopefully Galapagos Penguins! The afternoon will culminate in some snorkeling or shallow diving.

 

Day 4: Santa Cruz Island – Highlands – Garrapatero Beach

In the morning we will visit the highlands to observe the Giant Galapagos Tortoises in the wild. Afterwards we will enter into a lava tunnel, a formation that was created by hundred of miles of volcanic eruptions per year. Inside, your Naturalist Guide will explain more about the fascinating geology of Galapagos lava tunnels.

In the afternoon, following a delicious lunch, we will visit the fascinating white-sand beach Garrapatero. There you can enjoy snorkelling, kayaking, and swimming. 100 meters from the beach is a large pond where you can observe flamingos and Galapagos ducks in a unique environment. At the end of the beach accessible beach Playa Zayapas, you can sometimes see Galapagos Marine Iguanas.

 

Day 5: Transfer out – Airport on Baltra Island.

In the morning we will board a ferry back to Santa Cruz Island. Upon arrival, your private transport will take you to the airport. Thank you for choosing Maranatha Gps Travel, have a good trip !!

If you have any questions about your stay, please contact us

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