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Santa Cruz to Explore: Natural Galapagos

OVERVIEW

The Island Hopping tours are semi-private or private tours that can start any day of the week with a minimum of 2 people according to your individual needs. Choose your favorite tour from a variety of itineraries and accommodation categories according to your budget. Ideal for those who don´t want to be on board during the entire tour.

Our Island Hopping tours are designed for travelers that want to experience the Galapagos Islands in a different way staying in nice and clean hostels or hotels on the islands. You can enjoy the highlights of the four inhabited islands of Galapagos: San Cristóbal (Chatham), Isabela (Albemarle), Floreana (Charles or Santa María) & Santa Cruz (Indefatigable); the perfect combination: amazing destinations, great activities and accommodation on the islands.

ITINERARY RESUME:
1. BALTRA AIRPORT- SANTA CRUZ – GERMAN´S BEACH VISIT
2. FULL DAY NAVIGATION: ISABELA WITH CONCHA PERLA BAY OR SANTA FE EXPERIENTIAL FISHING
3. TORTUGA BAY EXCURSION & CHARLES DARWIN STATION VISIT
4. SANTA CRUZ HIGHLANDS & GARRAPATERO BEACH
5. TWIN CRATERS – BALTRA AIRPORT

ITINERARY

Day 01: TRANSFER IN / GERMAN´S BEACH

At your arrival, with your guide, transfer from the airport by shuttle heading to the Itabaca Canal, where we aboard the public ferry in order to start our adventure crossing to Santa Cruz Island. Once we get there our private transport will take us to the hotel in Puerto Ayora with 42 km rounds. Hotel check in to unwind after your journey; in the afternoon we will get to the pier to aboard one of the aquatic taxis and begin a short walk to “Playa de los Alemanes”, a beautiful beach to enjoy of a cooling bath. We get back to the Hotel, Lodging

Day 02: FULL DAY Navigation to Santa Fe or Isabela Islands

Santa Fe:

Departure at 8:00 from Puerto Ayora heading to Santa Fe Island at approximately 45 minutes navigation, place where we do a small canoe marine bird watching around the cliffs of the island such as blue footed bobbies, gulls, terns, etc. After that we will practice snorkeling in to different spots, we will enjoy swimming among entirely friendly sea lions and a wide variety of multiple colors fish; the marine reef gets 3 to 4 meters (10-13 ft) with abundance of marine life at this point. Fishing as sport in the Galapagos is not allowed nevertheless Experiential Artisan Fishing has developed as demonstrative fishing activity´s system focused in tourism. Navigation to “Playa Escondida” at noon, located 25 minutes from Santa Fe, is a stunning beach with clear waters ideal to practice snorkeling, swimming or just lay to sunbathe; this place also offers a trail to watch marine iguanas’ colonies: We will do our navigation back to Santa Cruz at 15:30. Lodging

Isabela:

After breakfast we are picked in the hotel at 06:45. Departure at 7:00 from Puerto Ayora heading to Puerto Villamil – Islabela Island, located at approximately 02 hours 30 minutes navigation. Next, once we get there we ride the bus that will take us to the “Arnaldo Tupiza Tortoise´s Breeding Center” to watch giant tortoises, endemic of the Isabela Island. Later we visit the “Flamingos Lagoon” to get amazed of these magnificent birds from close. Early afternoon, we go to the spectacular “Concha Perla Lagoon”, special due to great variety on marine species we could admire doing snorkeling and later to enjoy of the local beach if is your preference. We will do our navigation back to Santa Cruz at 15:00. Lodging

Day 03: Tortuga Bay Beach / Charles Darwin Station

In the morning, we will start a walk of approximately 30 minutes with our guides following an eco-tourist pathway towards “Tortuga Bay”, one of the most beautiful white sanded beaches in the Galapagos and worldwide, formed by fish bone´s remains and corals. We will enjoy of the sea and surroundings accompanied by pelicans, gulls, marine iguanas and finches during the whole morning. We get back to the hotel at noon; in the afternoon we visit “Charles Darwin Scientific Station” and its different marine species including its giant tortoise´s breeding center. Back to the hotel; Lodging

Day 04: Highlands / Garrapatero Beach

Departure from Puerto Ayora after breakfast to visit the “Bellavista Tunnels”, volcanic formation located in Santa Cruz higher lands, where handed by flashlights we will walk a 900 m – 2953 ft. distance heading the interior of the lava tunnels, place for our guide to explain in situ about the different kind of eruptions that have formed the islands. In the afternoon, we visit “Playa Garrapatero” one of the most outstanding beaches in Santa Cruz Island; time to enjoy of the beach, chance to rent kayaks to traverse the coast. Return to Puerto Ayora; Lodging

Day 05: Twin Craters / Baltra Airport

Departure from the hotel with our guide on private transport to a last stop in our way to the airport to visit the “Twin Craters”, geologic´ s subsidence among the escalesia´s forest vegetation (endemic vegetation) located in the island´s higher part. Drop off at the airport and end of services

THE TOUR INCLUDES

Inclusions:

– Assistence and land transportation
– Galápagos National Park Naturalist Guide
– Navigations and land excursions
– Lodging for 4 nights in selected hotel or similar
– Full Meal plan: Set Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
– Detailed visits in the itinerary

Exclusions:

– Air tickets: prices are subject to change acording availability, season and nationality:

Informative Rates – Ask for Children Rates from 2-11 years old

AIR TICKETS TAME AIRLINES – BALTRA AIRPORT
Adults Guayaquil Airport

FOREIGNERS: USD 364.80

LOCALS: 339,00

Adults Quito Airport

FOREIGNERS: USD 371.64

LOCALS: 346.56

– SERVICE CHARGE FEE: USD 15 plus VAT 14%= USD 17,10
– Galápagos National Park Entrance Fee: Foreigners USD 100, Mercosur Countries:     USD 50, Ecuadorians USD 6 (children 50%)
– INGALA Control Visitor´s Card: ecuadorians and foreigners USD 20,00
– Isabela Island Dock´s Tax: Foreigners USD 10, Locals USD 5

– Local Tax IVA 14%
– Personal expenses and any other service not mentioned herein

 

General Information:

• Valid prices to the passengers of a minimum number of 2 persons, based on Double or Triple rooms. Applies supplement charge of 50% to single room
• Prices subject to change according availability when placing the booking
• Bookings require passenger’s identification copy; total amounts should be covered with at least 8 days ahead the departure date.
• The additional taxes cost are paid directly at Quito or Guayaquil airports
and in the Galapagos Islands
• Daily departures with minimum 02 passengers according hosteling and planes
availability
• Children 10% descount (02 -08 years) over the Tour Pack Price. Ask for the
aerial rate
• RATES ARE VALID UNTIL DIC 15TH /2017 subject to changes with no prior notice
• SUPLEMENT $45 + 14% TAX – ISABELA TINTORERAS
• SUPLEMENT $100 ISABELA ISLAND LODGING (Superior Hotels such as: New
Cormorant, Casa de Marita with standard rooms) GALAPAGOS 3 ISLANDS PROGRAM

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TOUR: NATURAL GALAPAGOS
With Navigation: Isabela or Santa Fe Islands
LENGTH: 5 DAYS – 4 NIGHTS
CODE: EDTGPS-GW501
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Dear Explorer! Please fulfill out the attached form with all your questions and doubts about this tour or service. One of our agents will respond to you as soon as possible. Thanks for contact us!

TOUR: NATURAL GALAPAGOS
With Navigation: Isabela or Santa Fe Islands
LENGTH: 5 DAYS – 4 NIGHTS
CODE: EDTGPS-GW501





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