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Galapagos Intensive 5 days, land base (3Islands) Excludes galapagos flight

Great tour, Galapagos Natural Life direct tour operator had designed this tour in order to know the better places to see widlife in Galapagos Island, 5 days with 3 islands, you Will se the most representative animals in Galapagos islans as Giant tortoise, blue footed booby , penguins, sea lions, marine iguanas, corral sharks, flamingos, darwin finches and more, we included in our Budget tourist class accommodation but you can ask for upgrade to superior or firts class accommodation, we can open new departures any day with minimun one passenger, our rates doesn't include galapagos flight

per adult from

$1,249

AUD

Duration

5 days

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  • What's included :
    • 4x Breakfast
    • 4x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • Use of Snorkelling equipment
    • Entry/Admission - Reserva El Chato
    • Entry/Admission - Las Grietas
    • Entry/Admission - Las Tintoreras
    • Entry/Admission - Isla Bartolome
    What's excluded :
    • Airport / Departure Tax
    • Tips
    • Landing and facility fees
    • Airlights
    • Entry/Admission - Los Tuneles

  • Day 1: Day 1: Santa Cruz Island, Visit highland or Bay tour to the cracks JUST ONE OF THEM

    Stop At: Reserva El Chato, Isla Santa Cruz, Puerto Ayora 200350 Ecuador
    Highlands: Visit to the El Chato 1, El Chato 2 Or Primicias Farm, in any of these you can see the Giant Galapagos Tortoises and the typical vegetation of Galapagos
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Las Grietas, Trail From West of Finch Bay Eco Hotel, Puerto Ayora 200350 Ecuador
    Bay Tour: It's an interesting tour in where you could visit these places: La Loberia, The Dog's Beach, Love Channel, Shark's channel and Las Grietas.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Accommodation in Tourist class hotel in Puerto Ayora, It can be Galapagos Native Hostel, Spain, Pilgrim or similar

    Day 2: Isabela Island visit Tunnels

    Stop At: Los Tuneles, Puerto Villamil 200250 Ecuador
    Itinerary:

    Breakfast

    Pick up from your Hotel in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island.

    Boarding Time at 07:00 am.

    Sailing time from Santa Cruz to Isabela Island. (2 hours)

    Arrival to Villamil Port in Isabela Island at 09:00 am. aprpoximately.

    At 11:00 am Sailing time from Villamil Port to Tunnels. (1 hour)

    Visit Tunnels

    2 times for snorkeling. (45 minutes each one)

    Lunch

    Return to Isabela at 16:00 pm

    Arrival to Isabela at 17:00 pm approximately.

    Transfer to your Hotel in Isabela.

    Briefing for next day activities.

    Places to Visit:

    Tunnels: This is one of the most spectacular snorkeling sites in Isabela, the water is shallow, calm and very clear, a marine sanctuary. A series of lava flows have produced unique geological formations, a series of arches and tunnels, below and above the water, where a large number of endemic Galapagos species live. The entrance to the site is not deep and the waves can be very strong, for this reason, access to this place is not always very ugly. The best time to visit Los Túneles is between January and May.

    Details:

    Animals to see: Blue-footed boobies, rays, starfish, penguins, sea horses, sharks, sea turtles, reef fish.

    Activities: Snorkeling

    What do you bring: Sunscream, Repellent, Light clothing, Binoculars, Camera, swimsuit.

    Include: Breakfast, Professional bilingual guide, Transport, Lunch, Snack, Water, Hotel Accommodation and Snorkeling Equipment.

    Not Included: Isabela Fee $ 10, Dinner, Tips and Additional Expenses.

    Notes:

    We can't guarantee that you will see all the animals, since they are in wildlife.

    This night you are going to stay in Isabela Island.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch: box lunch
    Accommodation included: Accomodation in Isabela island, in tourist class Budget can be hotel Cactus, Tintorerars or similar

    Day 3: Isabela Island Puerto Villamil, Wetlands, Tortoise Bredding Center and Tintoreras.

    Stop At: Las Tintoreras, Puerto Villamil Ecuador
    Itinerary:

    Breakfast

    Pick up from your Hotel in Villamil Port, Isabela Island.

    Visit the Wetlands

    Visit the Flamingos Lake

    Visit the Tortoise Breeding Center

    Lunch

    Snorkeling in Tintoreras (45 minutes)

    Return to Santa Cruz at 15:00 pm

    Arrival to Santa Cruz at 17:00 pm approximately.

    Transfer to your Hotel

    Briefing for next day activities

    Places to Visit:

    Wetlands: The Wetlands of Isabela Island are located just outside of Puerto Villamil. The Wetlands consist of lagoons, swamps, and mangroves and are home to a variety of unique bird species such as common stilts, whimbrels, white-cheeked pintails, and gallinules. The Wetlands can be visited on foot via a path that winds through the swamps.

    Flamingo Lake: To the west of Puerto Villamil there are various salt and brackish lagoons which house an impressive variety of coastal and sea birds. Here, visitors can also find the largest concentration of flamingos in Galapagos.

    Arnaldo Tupiza Breeding Center: The Tortoise Breeding Center (also known as the Interpretation Center) is located nearby Puerto Villamil. A boardwalk connects the town to the Center, stretching across the wetlands and Prickly Pear Cacti shrub. Five sub-species of the Giant Tortoise exist on the island, yet their populations are threatened by introduced animals such as goats and cats. At the Tortoise Breeding Center, eggs are nursed in a hatchery and the giant tortoise adults are observed in supervised corrals. The Center aims to increase the population and secure the survival of these species.

    Tintoreras: The Tintoreras Islets, located a short distance from Puerto Villamil, is home to a great variety of wildlife. Its turquoise, crystalline waters are inhabited by white-tipped reef sharks, Galapagos penguins, marine turtles and sea lions. One of its beaches, surrounded by mangroves is one of the few sites where marine iguanas can reproduce successfully.

    Details:

    Animals to see: Giant tortoises, flamingos, terrestrial iguanas, white fin sharks, sea lions, reef fish.

    Activities: Trekking and Snorkeling

    What do you bring: Sunscream, Repellent, Light clothing, Binoculars, Camera, swimsuit.

    Include: Breakfast, Professional bilingual guide, Transport, Lunch, Snack, Water, Hotel Accommodation and Snorkeling Equipment.

    Not Included: Isabela Fee $ 10, Dinner, Tips and Additional Expenses.

    Notes:

    We can't guarantee that you will see all the animals, since they are in wildlife.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Accommodation in Tourist class hotel in Puerto Ayora, It can be Galapagos Native Hostel, Spain, Pilgrim or similar

    Day 4: Bartolome Island or North Seymour, JUST ONE OF THEM

    Stop At: Isla Bartolome, Ecuador
    Bartolome Itinerary:

    Breakfast

    Pick up from your Hotel in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island.

    Departure Time at 06:00 am.

    Transfer from Ayora Port to Itabaca Channel. (45 minutes)

    Sailing time from Itabaca Channel to Bartolome Island. (2 hour)

    Arrival to Bartolome Island at 08:45 am. aprpoximately.

    2 Hours of hiking in Bartolome island

    Lunch

    Snorkeling in Sullivan Bay

    Return to Santa Cruz at 14:15 pm

    Arrival to Santa Cruz at 17:00 pm approximately.

    Transfer to your Hotel

    Briefing for next day activities

    Places to Visit in Bartolome:

    Bartolome Island: Named in honor of Sir Bartholomew Sulivan of the British Navy. It has an area of ​​1.2 km² and a maximum altitude of 114 meters. This island offers some of the most beautiful landscapes of the archipelago. The island is composed of an extinct volcano and a variety of red, orange, green and bright black volcanic formations. The lava cactus of the Galapagos colonize the new lava fields. On this island is the famous Pinnacle, which is one of the most representative places of the archipelago. Here you can dive and snorkel with penguins, sea lions, white tip reef sharks and other tropical fish. Seasonally, Bartolomé is the mating and nesting site of the green turtle. The bay is also an excellent place to go swimming. The twin bays are separated by a narrow isthmus.

    Sullivan Bay: This unique landscape is composed of a pair of eroded scoria lava cones which were engulfed by a recent (in geological terms) pahoehoe lava flow and which is considered one of the finest in the world.

    Details for Bartolome:

    Animals to see: Sea lions, reef fish, sea turtle, penguins.

    Activities: Trekking and Snorkeling

    What do you bring: Sunscream, Repellent, Light clothing, Binoculars, Camera, swimsuit.

    Include: Breakfast, Professional bilingual guide, Transport, Lunch, Snack, Water, Hotel Accommodation and Snorkeling Equipment.

    Not Included: Dinner, Tips and Additional Expenses.

    Notes for Bartolome:

    We can't guarantee that you will see all the animals, since they are in wildlife.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Accommodation in Tourist class hotel in Puerto Ayora, It can be Galapagos Native Hostel, Spain, Pilgrim or similar

    Day 5: Santa Cruz Is. Twins Craters & Transfer to Baltra airport, only driver not guide

    Stop At: Los Gemelos, Ecuador
    Itinerary:

    Breakfast

    Pick up from your Hotel in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island.

    Transfer to Twin Craters in Santa Cruz.

    Visit to Twin Craters

    Transfer from San Cristotal to Baltra Airport

    Return flight

    Places to Visit:

    Twin Craters: The Twin Craters are, in fact, not craters. These impressive holes were formed by magma (lava) domes which hardened on the outside but continued to flow on the inside, leaving huge but empty chambers that collapsed with the passing of time, creating this breathtaking scenery that resembles two pit crates. The Twins are located in the highlands of Santa Cruz Island and are surrounded by lush and green forests, dominated by the endemic Scalesia plants. It is possible to walk along the rim of the craters to better appreciate the magnitude of the holes as well as the local flora and fauna. This site is also one of the most likely places to observe the endemic short-ear owl of the Galapagos.

    Details:

    Activities: Trekking

    What do you bring: Sunscream, Repellent, Light clothing, Binoculars, Camera.

    Include: Breakfast, Transport.

    Not Included: Lobbito Buss $ 5, Guide, Dinner, Lunch, Tips and Additional Expenses.

    Notes:

    We can't guarantee that you will see all the animals, since they are in wildlife.

    This day is not included Guide, just driver.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Our guide or driver is going to pick you up when you arrive in Baltra Airport, we work with Galapagos flights and schedulesAirports
    • Baltra Airport, Ecuador
    Departure Time :
    12:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Galapagos Natural Life - Galapagos Last Minute

Activity ID: V-151165P3

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