DAY 1: TRANSFER IN – JUNCO LAGOON, GALAPAGUERA, AND PUERTO CHINO
Reception by our staff, transfer to the hotel, visit to Junco Lagoon, a great place to admire the change in vegetation that covers the islands. At the Galapaguera, we will observe turtles and the program executed by the Galapagos National Park. After this, we will visit one of the most beautiful beaches of the Galapagos, PUERTO CHINO. Lunch.
In the afternoon, visit to La Lobería beach. Swimming and snorkeling among sea lions. And we will enjoy a relaxing afternoon at the beach. Return to the hotel.

DAY 2: KICKER ROCK
After breakfast, we head to the pier to take the boat that will take us to the Kicker Rock, where we will have the opportunity to snorkel with exotic species such as sharks, rays, sea lions, and tropical fish. This trip will be complemented with a beach activity located in a pristine site. Lunch on board - return to the hotel.

DAY 3: TRANSFER TO SANTA CRUZ – TORTUGA BAY – HIGHLANDS
Breakfast, transfer to Santa Cruz Island. Visit to the beautiful Tortuga Bay, unique in the world for its landscape, where we can observe marine iguanas among other animal species, return to the hotel/LUNCH.
In the afternoon, visit to the Highlands, which includes a visit to the Twin Craters, fantastic volcanic formations where the lush endemic vegetation of the Island can be appreciated, and to finish the adventure, a visit to a private Ranch where "giant tortoises" in their natural habitat can be found, and there will be a walk through an incredible lava tunnel. Return to the hotel.

DAY 4: TRANSFER TO ISABELA - TINTORERAS
Breakfast/Departure from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Villamil, with an estimated arrival time of approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes. The activities to be carried out are as follows: we disembark at the pier, The short navigation (20 min) starts at the pier aboard a boat. The islet takes its name from the white-finned sharks known as Tintoreras. We will find: sea lions, marine iguanas, blue-footed boobies, Sally Lightfoot crabs, sea turtles, pelicans, and the peculiar Galapagos penguins. This exalted display of wildlife will leave us breathless. Then we will move to a sea inlet on the islet for snorkeling, the site is ideal for this activity because a great variety of fish, starfish, sea urchins, manta rays, and the beautiful sharks and sea lions swim in the site.

Afterward, we will take a transport to the Arnaldo Tupiza breeding center where we can observe giant tortoises native to Isabela Island, we will visit the flamingo pool to observe the majesty of these birds. Transfer to the hotel.

DAY 5: VOLCAN SIERRA NEGRA – TRANSFER TO SANTA CRUZ
Your journey begins with a scenic ride from Puerto Villamil to the base of Sierra Negra Volcano. As you ascend the gentle slopes, your knowledgeable guide will share insights into the island's unique ecology and the volcano's fiery history. The hike to the rim offers a manageable challenge for adventurers of all levels, culminating in a breathtaking view of one of the world's largest volcanic calderas - a staggering 10 kilometers wide.

Lunch with a View
Enjoy a well-deserved box lunch while taking in panoramic views of the caldera, where the stark contrasts of black lava and vibrant greenery coexist in dramatic beauty. This moment of rest offers a perfect opportunity for photos and reflection on the sheer scale of nature's power.

Afternoon Exploration
The adventure continues with a trek along the rim, offering changing perspectives of the caldera and the chance to spot rare bird species and endemic plants. For those seeking an extra thrill, an optional extension to Volcan Chico presents lunar landscapes and active fumaroles, hinting at the ongoing volcanic activity beneath your feet.

In the afternoon, transfer back by speedboat to Santa Cruz Island.

DAY: 6 TRANSFER OUT
Breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport.

RATE PER PERSON $2160

INCLUDED: 

  • 5 Nights hotel accommodation in Galapagos Islands (Casa Opuntia in Isabela island - Ikala in Santa Cruz - Casa Marita in San Cristobal island)
  • Public Ferry interisland (share: up to 28 pax )
  • Bilingual guides certified by the Galapagos National Park
  • Transfers between docks
  • MEALS: according to the itinerary: Breakfast at hotel / Lunch

DO NOT INCLUDED:

  • Airfare to/from Galapagos Islands (around 490 usd per person) – subject availability
  • Entrance Fee to Galapagos National Park: $100usd
  • TCT Transit Control Card: $20usd p/p
  • Dock Fee in Isabela Island: $10usd p/p
  • Meals not listed
  • Travel Insurance
  • Wetsuit
  • Nothing not specified in the itinerary

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