Day 1

San Cristóbal Airport- Visit the Interpretation Center, Punta Carola Beach and Cerro Tijeretas

Arrival at the airport of San Cristóbal, Our Naturalist Guide of the Galapagos National Park will be waiting for you to take you to the hotel and make the respective Breaffing of activities and your welcome cocktail.

Lunch in restaurant mentioned

P.M. Visit Punta Carola Beach here we can do three types of activities such as Kayack, Snorkel or Sup (stand up paddle) this beach is one of the best places in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno to swim with baby sea lions, sea turtles and multicolored fish we can also do the surfing activity that in the months of Nov to Feb on the right side of the beach breaks a beautiful wave.

Dinner in a restaurant

Activity Briaffing

Night in Hotel

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Day 2

Full Snorkel : Kicker Rock / Manglesito and Playa Loberia PM

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Departure by yacht to one of the best places in Galapagos to snorkel LEON ASLEEP or Kicker Rock that is a giant rock of 148 Mtrs in the middle of the sea in the form of a sleeping lion is the only place in Galapagos where we can swim with Sharks Hammers, you can also swim with sea turtles and white-tipped sharks. This rock also serves as a nesting site for masked boobies and blue-footed boobies.

Lunch on the yacht

In the afternoon we make a little visit to a beach of coral sand where we can relax and enhance the last snorkeling activity, then we are returning to the hotel and then dijirnoe towards the beach La Lobería where we can take pictures of marine Iguanas nesting in a natural state, a Large colony of sea lions and we ended the day with a session of photos of a beautiful sunset do not forget that San Cristóbal is the island where you can see the best Galapagos sunset.

Boarding the yacht ANAHI in the afternoon

Dinner and Activities Briaffing

(Long Navigation at dawn)

Day 3

Española, Punta Suarez and Gardner Bay

Disembark on the Spanish island located south of the archipelago, this island is the oldest of the archipelago with an age of 5 million years here in the vegetation is very scarce there is no water and that is why the giant tortoises that have managed to survive here They are not very large.

Española has one of the longest trails here we walk approximately 1h 45 minutes to observe Blue-footed boobies nesting, Piqueros de Nazca, and the majestic Albatros one of the largest birds in the world, land on this island during the months of May to December , they come from the continental coasts just to mate and raise their chicks.

We can also observe during the touring marine iguanas, lava lizards and some volcanic formations.

Lunch on the yacht

In the afternoon we visit the Gardner Bay a majestic beach surrounded by crystal clear waters and sea lions is one of the most beautiful bays of the islands, here we make a short walk to observe a large colony of female sea lions with their young, here we can make the Snorkel with these beautiful mammals that are very playful with tourists.

Dinner and Breffing of activities

Early morning navigation

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Day 4

Floreana, Punta Cormorant and Post Office Bay

We disembark in the morning at Punta Cormorant here we take a walk of about 45 minutes, it is located on the north coast of Floreana Island. It is the best place to visit, it offers excellent sandy beaches of different colors and one of the largest flamingo lagoons of the Galapagos Islands.

When we returned from the hike, we told the site of La Corona del Diablo one of the most interesting volcanic formations to snorkel, this place is a small submarine crater that originated millions of years ago, you can swim around the crater, it has a depth between 4 At 6 mtrs the water is very clear, in the background we can observe white fin sharks, multicolored fish, sea turtles and small eels. In the center of this small crater there is a small beach of very shallow depth where we can swim very easily,

Lunch on the yacht

Visit the Post Office bay this place was the first postal system that you got to the galapagos islands during the colonization of the islands here we disembarked in a coral beach we made the view of the postbox and then we made a small walk on the beach, we can snorkel From the beach here there is a large colony of sea lions and white fin sharks.

Activity Breffing

Dinner on the yacht

Long navigation in the early morning

Day 5

Santa Cruz, Charles Darwin and Upper Part of El Chato Island

Disembark on the island Santa Cruz Puerto Ayora.

Visit the Charles Darwin Research Station, founded in 1964, to create the Giant Turtle species that are in danger of extinction after the arrival of man on the islands.

Here we can see the famous lonely George a last species of Giant Turtle type Chelonoidis Abingdonii found in 1972 on the island Pinta was the only species that saw on this island since their entire species was disappeared by pirates and whalers who passed by islands.

Today we can see this specimen embalmed since he died on June 24, 2012.

We can also observe different species of Giant Turtles, Terrestrial Iguanas and Marine Iguanas in their natural state, Galapagos finches, endemic plants of the island Como la Scalesia Pedunculata, Matazarnos and Opuntia type cactus and candelabra.

Lunch in restaurant mentioned

Visit the upper part of the island the Giant Turtle Reserve EL CHATO here we can observe one of the largest giant turtle species in the world in its natural state this reserve belongs to native farmers of the island who have managed to make the Agrotourism develop slowly in the island Santa Cruz.

Here we take a 45-minute walk to observe the giant tortoises. We can also see endemic vegetation of the island, such as Galápagos coffee, Galápagos finches, etc.

Visit the lava tunnels, large lava formations. Here we can walk inside the tunnel that measures more than 400 Mtrs. This formation was originated by a giant magmatic explosion millions of years ago.

Dinner in a restaurant

Night in Hotel

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Day 6

Bartolome and Sullivan Bay

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Early departure to one of the most popular islands of the Galapagos Islands thanks to its beautiful landscape this island is the emblem of Galápagos located northwest of the archipelago.

Here we make a hike to the top of the island to observe the landscape, we can also see different types of volcanic cones, lava lizards and marine iguanas.

Panga Ride (panga ride) around the pinnacle a giant rock more than 100 meters high in its skirts, the famous Galapagos penguins, one of the smallest penguin species in the world, can be seen nesting in the rocks, we can also see sea lions and zayapas.

Lunch on the yacht

Visit Sullivan Bay here we take a short walk to observe different types of lava flows, lava cactus and penguins of the Galapagos, we can snorkel from the beach here we can swim with sea turtles and white fin sharks.

Return navigation to Puerto Ayora.

Dinner in a restaurant

Night in Hotel

Day 7

North Seymour and Bachas Beach

Short navigation to Seymour Island and Bachas Beach here we will take a walk to observe the Red-breasted Frigatebirds nesting, Blue-footed Boobies nesting and the majestic terrestrial Iguanas in their natural state.

North Seymour is one of the most important islands to visit in the northern part of the Galapagos Islands, since this island has a large colony of pikemen and frigates that arrive to nest during all the time of the year.

Lunch en el yate

In the afternoon we disembark at Playa Bachas a small beach to snorkel and relax on the beach here we can swim with sea lions and sea turtles that we can observe at the beach during the nesting season.

We walk to a small lagoon where we can see flamingos and some endemic birds of the islands.

Sailing to Puerto Ayora

Dinner in a restaurant

Night in Hotel

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Day 8

The Twins and Tranfer departure to Baltra Airport

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Transfer to the baltra island our naturalist guide will pick you up at the hotel and take you to the airport before we will make a last visit in the twins large volcanic holes formed millions of years ago where some species of finches of Galapagos and endemic vegetation of the island like the trees of escalecía.

Airport and END OF SERVICES

 

Hoteles

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Miconia, Isla San Cristóbal

Sea Side, Isla San Cristóbal

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Red Mangrove, Puerto Ayora

Water Front, Puerto Ayora

INCLUDED SERVICES

 

  • Nights: Day1 at Hotel Miconia or Sea Side Inn
  • Night: Day 4,5,6,7 in Hotel: Wáter Front Inn or Red Mangle in Santa Cruz
  • Activities guided by Certified Bilingual Guides by the Galapagos National Park
  • Breakfast at Hotel
  • Lunch and dinner at a restaurant: El Giardino or Isla Grill in Santa Cruz
  • Breakfast lunch and dinner on the yacht
  • Purified water
  • Snorkel Equipment
  • Transfer airport hotel / yacht to the airport..
  • Kayak

SERVICES NOT INCLUDED

 

  • Entrance to the Galapagos National Park USD 100
  • Aerial Tikets
  • Board of Immigration Card of the Consejo de Gobierno de Galapagos USD 20
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Tips
  • Taxes of 12%
  • Wharf tax on the isabela island USD 10
  • 15% discount for children up to 9 years old
  • Special discounts
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PAYMENT POLICY

 

To book and confirm the tour service , the customer need to pay 100% of the total amount, the 50% in the moment wen they Book and two weeks before your arrive to Galápagos the other 50%.

The total amount have to paying before you arrive to Galápagos.

 

 

CANCELLATIONS

 

Any Cancellations or Changes last minute by the customer THE TRAVEL AGENCY charging a penalty fees.

The Galapagos  National Park has the right to any changes in the itinerary when it is always caused by Natural Disasters or Scientific Research Projects .

If a passenger has a personal problem or legal reasons or more kinds that prevent their presence at the time of your flight you will be considered NO SHOW and they will not be subject to any REFUND by the agency.

The travel agency appreciates your trust and we want to welcome  to our home and we wishing  this trip a  good memory you will never forget.

 

 

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Tour Price Per Person: 3749USD

Taxes and feeds are included.

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