Get to know the giant tortoises in their natural habitat, and the hatchery of turtles from newborn to adults in our 4-day basic program, Santa Cruz. If you are in Ecuador and you do not count with to much time but do not want to leave without getting to know the islands, this program is for you!

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DAY 2 TORTUGA BAY BEACH – HIGHLANDS (Turtles In Their Natural Habitat / Lava Tunnels)
DAY 3 THE PORT TOUR (Las Ninfas Lagoon/Los Alemanes Beach/Salt mines / Las Grietas) – FREE TIME


DAY 1: Departure to the Enchanted Galapagos Islands, arrival at the Baltra Island airport, reception of our National Park guides, transfer to Santa Cruz, arrival and accommodation at the hotel / LUNCH.
In the afternoon visit to the Charles Darwin Research Station and the Interpretation Center of the Galapagos National Park, visit the exhibitors of terrestrial iguanas and tortoises. Return to the hotel / DINNER.

DAY 2: Breakfast, visit to the beautiful Tortuga Bay Beach, unique in the world for its landscape, we will see marine iguanas among other species of animals, return to the hotel / LUNCH.
In the afternoon visit to the High Part that includes visit a Private Ranch, where you will find “giant tortoises” in natural habitat, and to end the adventure, walk through an incredible lava tunnel. Return to the hotel / DINNER.

DAY 3: Tour of the Port, we will walk around the most beautiful places of the bay of Santa Cruz, we will visit the lagoons of Las Ninfas, we will also be able to do snorkeling and swimming. The trip ends a refreshing swim at Punta Estrada Beach and Las Grietas. LUNCH. We will have the afternoon free to enjoy the town and buy the last memories and souvenirs / DINNER.

DAY 4: Breakfast, at the hotel. Visit to Los Gemelos, fantastic volcanic formations where you can appreciate the exuberant endemic vegetation of the Island.

Ecuador Travel Online reserves the right of making any change without previous notification, to the itinerary according to circunstances, this could be Galapagos National Park regulations notifications, weather conditions, availability, safety concerns or any other demanded condition which matters may cause your guide or captain to change the time or nature of visits.


Full meals at the assigned restaurant (daily menu)
3 nights accommodation in tourist hotel or standard tourist (Aquamarine, Pelican Bay, or similar)
Transfer in/ out in Galapagos
Daily support and assistance
Land and maritime shared transportation
Visits and shared excursions according to itinerary
Guides authorized by the Galapagos National Park
Water and soft drinks (not bottled) during meals
Hotel taxes
Snorkeling equipment. (Only in places where this activity can be done)
Air ticket
Transfer Itabaca Channel to Baltra Airport ($ 5,00 per passenger )
Admission to PNG: $ 100 p/p, CHD $ 50, Merco Sur $ 50
Personal expenses 





SCHEDULE: first excursion starts at 08H00

MEETING POINT: At Baltra airport or at Puerto Ayora Dock

PROGRAM LENGTH: 5 days – 4 night

TIME ZONE: GMT-6 in the Galapagos Islands (Galapagos is one hour behind Ecuador’s continental time)

LANGUAGE: The official language is Spanish and kichwa. English is the learned language

CURRENCY: The currency is the US Dollar

ELECTRICITY: 110 volts, 60 cycles AC

ACTIVITIES: Snorkeling, walking, trekking, hiking, wild observation




Take it with the PROMO + USD $299 Airline TKT (Add on from our add on tool)

Stay at in the Tourist class hotel
Marine transfers through speed boats between islands, 1 to 2 hours of traveling for each way.
This is an all-inclusive program.
This is a shared group tour.
Perfect for single travelers.


Terms & Conditions

Any tour must be requested with at least 48 hours in advance, in order to coordinate properly the services, after this time you should contact direct to Ecuador Travel Online contact numbers information provided on this website.

Cancellation by the client
Any cancellation must be done by 30 days before the date tour, after this time, it will incure in 100% of charge of the program. In case of special dates such as Christmas Eve or New Year, the cancellation must be asked within 45 days in advance.

Cancellation by the Company
All our activities depend on the weather conditions in the islands and ECUADOR TRAVEL ONLINE reserves the right to cancel the tour, under any circumstance, that could result on risk to the wellness of our tourists.
In case ECUADOR TRAVEL ONLINE cannot provide the booked tour for any force majeure situation, we will return to the client the deposits paid or ECUADOR TRAVEL ONLINE will offer the client an alternative tour. If the alternative tour is rejected by the client, ECUADOR TRAVEL ONLINE reserves the right to deduct the administrative costs resulting from such transactions.
Changes to the Itinerary
ECUADOR TRAVEL ONLINE reserves the right to make changes to the itineraries at any time if the client requires it or if it is necessary due to weather conditions or last minute changes on any tourism law in the Country.
ECUADOR TRAVEL ONLINE will not be responsible for any compensation to the client if ECUADOR TRAVEL ONLINE is forced to cancel or change tours due to major forces such as riots, putsch, protests, natural disasters, fires, weather conditions, congestion of the traffic or any external situation beyond the control of ECUADOR TRAVEL ONLINE
Authority in the Tour / Exclusion from the Tour
The decision of the tourguides, Divemaster, Instructors, or any representative employed by ECUADOR TRAVEL ONLINE, will be final in any circumstance that could put the safety of the group at risk. ECUADOR TRAVEL ONLINE will not be responsible for any client who commits an illegal or unlawful act of any kind. The client may be excluded from the tour without refund of his tour / course, or any programed activity, if ECUADOR TRAVEL ONLINE considers the client as not suitable for the activity, he / she may, in his absolute discretion, cancel his reservation or refuse to continue later with the client if this causes danger, inconvenience or inconvenience to other customers.
If the clients are under the influence of alcohol / drugs before the activity, the tour will be canceled without refund.

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