ISLAND HOPPING GALAPAGOS 6 DAYS / 5 NIGHTS

Day 1: SANTA CRUZ ISLAND

Arrive Baltra Airport. Reception and transfer Ferry crossing to Santa Cruz Island (10 min-ride). Arrive to Santa Cruz Island. Stop in highlands of Santa Cruz where you will visit a Giant Tortoise Reserve for an easy hike to observe to Giant Tortoises in their natural habitat. Arrive to Casa Natura Galapagos Hotel and check in. Lunch at the highlands or at port.

Overnight at the hotel in Santa Cruz Island. (L)

Day 2: SANTA CRUZ: BAY TOUR – ISABELA ISLAND

After breakfast at the Casa Natura Galapagos Hotel, we´ll take the boat for a visit to Santa Cruz Island´s bay. The tour takes around 3 hours. Starting from the main pier of Puerto Ayora, the boat will take us to “Lobería,” so named for the large seal colony where is snorkeling is possible not far from this amazing mammals. It is a very special place to see a variety of colors of fish. We´ll also visit Punta Estrada, Sharks´Channel, Playa de los Perros, and Grietas. During the visit we may find species like white tip Sharks, sea tortoises, marine iguanas, crabs, pelicans, and some other marine birds. At the end of the excursion, we´ll getting back to the pier. Afternoon at leisure. (B)

Departure to Isabela Island by shared speed boat around 2 PM. Arrive in the afternoon and transfer to Hotel and check in. Overnight in Isabela (B)
*All the navigations are based on shared services.

Day 3: ISABELA – BOAT TOUR TO TUNELES (CABO ROSA)

After breakfast, we will take a boat trip to Cabo Rosa, a small islet in the middle of the ocean located about 1 hour away from Puerto Villamil. Here you will see lava tunnels and lava bridges under and over sea level. You may be able to see blue footed boobies, sea lions, pelicans and if you are lucky Galapagos penguins. This a great place for snorkeling as you may be able to swim with sea lions, sea turtles, golden rays, trumpet fish, surgeon fish and if lucky with white tip sharks. Lunch on board. Overnight in Isabela Island.
*All the navigations are based on shared services

Day 4: ISABELA ISLAND TINTORERAS

Visit Tintoreras: A short distance from Puerto Villamil is the small island known as ‘Las Tintoreras’. We may have the opportunity to see a small colony of penguins recently established in Puerto Villamil, often resting side by side with Blue Footed Boobies. Here a colony of white tip sharks may often be seen resting in a lava canal. You may snorkel or swim around this island. In the afternoon return by shared speed boat back to Puerto Ayora. Overnight at the Casa Natura Galapagos Hotel in Santa Cruz Island.
*All the navigations are based on shared services.

Day 5: SAILING DAILY TOUR

Breakfast at the Casa Natura Galapagos Hotel. Transfer to the pier to take boat for a shared daily tour to North Seymour, Plazas Island or Santa Fe islands (according availability). In the afternoon transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Santa Cruz Island. (B, L) (look at the end of the document for description)

Islands information
*All the navigations are based on shared services.

Day 6: Transfer Out

Breakfast at the Casa Natura Galapagos Hotel and Transfer out Baltra’s airport. Flight black to mainland for connections or visit Ecuador. End of services. . End of services.

B: breakfast L: lunch

ISLAND HOPPING GALAPAGOS TOUR INCLUDES

  • Private transfers at airport/hotel/airport in Galapagos with bilingual assistance.
  • Accommodation in Santa Cruz Island at the Casa Natura Galapagos Hotel and Isabela Island at Selected hotel
  • Daily breakfast
  • Meals according itinerary
  • Visits and excursions according itinerary
  • Marine transportation between islands: Santa Cruz – Isabela – Santa Cruz. (speed boat, shared service)
  • Professional Bilingual guide during visits in Galapagos
  • Lodging based on a standard – double room.

ISLAND HOPPING GALAPAGOS TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • Ticket to/from Galapagos
  • Galapagos entrance fee $100,00 usd
  • Galapagos control transit card $20,00 usd
  • Isabela Island fee $10,00 usd
  • Tips, phones, internet services
  • Laundry Service.
  • Drinks, Bottled Water, Alcoholic Beverages.
  • Daily dinner and other meals not specified.
  • Optional Tours
  • Consumptions or personal charges.

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