It is a volcanic island near the east coast of Santiago Island. It is one of the most “young” islands in the Galápagos archipelago. This island, and Sulivan Bay, on the island of Santiago, are named after the naturalist and lifelong friend of Charles Darwin Sir James Sulivan Bartholomew, who was a lieutenant aboard the HMS Beagle, who belonged to the British Navy. Bartolome is the Hispanicized form of the original name of this sailor, Bartholomew, who, together with Darwin, made the islands very famous.


06:00 am Pick up at the hotel for the Tour to BARTOLOMÉ. In a group of maximum 16 passengers will be
transported by land transport to channel Itabaca, where they will board the boat that will take them to the
island of Bartolomé, which is east of the island of Santiago. Occasionally, it is possible to observe dolphins
and / or giant mantas during navigation. Upon reaching the island, a 40-minute walk will take to reach the
highest point of the island from where you can admire the best views of the Galapagos islands: the island of
Santiago, the famous Pinnacle Bartholomew, small fumaroles around the island Bartholomew . On the way
you may see marine iguanas, lava lizards, Galapagos hawks, owls .

17:00 Arrival in port and transfer to the hotel.


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Land and sea transportation

Naturalist Guide

Mask and Snorkel equipment

Snacks and water on board


Excursions according to itinerary




Nothing not mentioned




SCHEDULE: 06h00 – 15h00

TOUR TYPE: shared




Wear comfortable shoes

Beach sandals (optional) is recommended.



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