Isabela & Santa Cruz (5 days / 4 nights)

Itinerary

Once at Baltra airport the staff will find you and take to the Santa Cruz Island, where you will visit the high part of the island, here you can admire the giant tortoises in their natural state, see the lava tunnels and enjoy a delicious lunch at one of its ranches. After this we will visit to Fausto Llerena breeding center, it is located within the Charles Darwin Station, it is a rescue and breeding center of giant tortoises then we will go at the hotel for check in, dinner and overnight.

 (-/L/D)

Hotel pick up: 5:30 pm – boat departs 06:00 am (Approx. 2-3hours)

After breakfast, transfer to the dock where you board the boat to Isabela Island by speed boat. Upon arrival the staff will take you to the hotel and walk around for the town of Isabela. After lunch in the afternoon you make an interesting excursion to the island Tintoreras, it´s a very short distance from Villamil Port. Its name because of there is a chasm of quite water was often rest the white fin sharks known as Tintoreras. Snorkel in a place indicated for this activity where you can also see penguins. Return to the hotel and dinner. (B/L/D)

After breakfast, transportation to the highlands (45 minutes) to Sierra Negra Volcano (the second largest and most active volcano in the world) this tour is on foot (2 1/2 hours) and if weather conditions permit, you will also observe Chico volcano, get a box lunch then hike back dawn to the bus (2 1/2 hours) and return to the hotel dinner and overnight. (B/BL/D)

In the morning after breakfast, transfer to the dock to take our tour of tunnels. On this tour of about 5-6 hours, you will see a natural aquarium where you will find black lava arches shaped volcanic formations, you can access on fishing boats equipped for this tour.

You can also snorkel and swim in clear waters with colorful fish of many sizes, sea lions, sea turtles, eagle rays, lobsters, Sea Snakes and other species.  Enjoy a box lunch on board and return in the afternoon to Villamil Port then transportation to Santa Cruz Island by speed boat. Hotel pick up: 01:30 pm – boat departs 02:00 pm (Approx. 2-3hours) (B/BL/D)
Early in the morning after breakfast, pick up from the hotel to the airport, a short stop in twin craters on the way back to the airport. Finally you will be assisted by the guide to take your flight back to the mainland. (B/-/-)

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Transfer IN / OUT
Public speed boat Santa Cruz – Isabela – Santa Cruz
Bilingual Naturalist Guide in English
All meals during according to the itinerary (shown above with B: breakfast, BL: box lunch, D: dinner)
Accommodation in double room
Visits and excursions according to the itinerary
Ticket payment for crossing Itabaca channel
Snorkeling equipment (mask and snorkel)
Assistance in all activities
Air ticket from Quito / Guayaquil to Galapagos – Quito / Guayaquil
Entrance fee to Galapagos National Park (USD 100 per person)
Control Transit Card (USD 20 per person)
Municipal fee in Isabela (USD 10 per person)
Single supplement
Transfers in Quito or Guayaquil
International flights
Personal insurance
Tips
Other non-specified expenses

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