PACKAGE – SANTA CRUZ 8 DAYS- 5 ISLANDS
We all know that Galapagos is much more than 5 Islands, however for just 8 days of tour you will be able to travel and know a lot of them with many activities in this wonderful and paradisiacal place. Wherever you are, Floreana, Isabela, Santa Fe, Santa Cruz or San Cristóbal; which is sure you’ll love it!
DAY 1.- ARRIBO GPS/TRANSFER IN – VISITA ESTACION CHARLES DARWIN
DAY 2.- TORTUGA BAY BEACH – HIGHLANDS (Turtles In Their Natural Habitat / Lava Tunnels)
DAY 3 PUNTA ESTRADA BEACH- MINAS DE SAL – LAS GRIETAS – FREE TIME
DAY 4.- FULL DAY SANTA FE
DAY 5.- FULL DAY ISLA SAN CRISTOBAL.- PLAYA LA LOBERIA, CENTRO DE INTERPRETACION –TIJERETAS
DAY 6 FULL DAY ISABELA
DAY 7.¬_ FULL DAY FLOREANA
DAY 8.- CRATERES LOS GEMELOS – TRANSFER OUT
DAY BY DAY
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; in the afternoon you will visit the Charles Darwin Research Station and the Interpretation Center of the Galapagos National Park, you will visit the displays of turtles and land iguanas. 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: Excursions to Las Grietas – Salt Mines – Punta Estrada Beach; excursion to the beach of Punta Estrada, to the Salt Mines, and you will take a bath at the incredible Las Grietas, return to the hotel
DAY 4: FULL DAY SANTA FE: departure to Santa Fe Island where we will do the snorkeling activity as well as artessanal fishing sport, we will have lunch on board and we will finish at Playa Escondida located in the south part of Santa Cruz Island
DAY 5: FULL DAY SAN CRISTOBAL ISLAND: Transfer to San Cristobal Island (boat 2 ½ hrs approx.) To visit La Lobería, a place where we will find a colony of sea lions, a representative animal for the Island of San Cristóbal – and we will do Snorkeling and swimming activity in Tijeretas to observe tropical fish; return to Santa Cruz Island./CENA
DAY 6: FULL DAY ISABELA: Transfer to Isabela Island (Boat 2 ½ hrs approx.) Visit Flamencos Lagoon / LUNCH. + Beach or snorkel activity. Return to Santa Cruz via Speedboat. Return hotel / DINNER.
DAY 7: FULL DAY FLOREANA.- Departure at 07:45 with destination to the beautiful Floreana Island, tour in the high part of the mentioned island, visit to La Galapaguera and ending with a swimming afternoon in the majestic Playa Negra, where you can see sea lions, species of seabirds, and if people are prepared can perform snorkeling with exotic species of fish, if we are lucky we could see sea marine turtles. Return to the hotel. /DINNER
DAY 8: Breakfast, at the hotel. Visit to Los Gemelos, fantastic volcanic formations where you can appreciate the exuberant endemic vegetation of the Island.
TRANSFER OUT / AIRPORT
|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
Snorkeling equipment (Only in places where this activity can be done)
Transfer Itabaca Channel to Baltra Airport ($ 5,00 per passenger )
Admission to PNG: $ 100 p/p, CHD $ 50, Merco Sur $ 50
Transit card, $ 20. GOVERNMENT COUNCIL OF GALAPAGOS
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.