Galapagos Experience & Island Hoping – 8 Days

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If looking for a relaxing escapada to delve into nature, then galapagos is this magical and beautiful place that will take your breath away and this program is full of adventures such as snorkeling or visit an activi volcano in Sierra Negra that cannot be missed
  • Vacation style

    Wildlife, Nature

  • Holiday type

    Premium

  • Activity level

    Easy

    2/10

  • Group size

    Private

GALAPAGOS EXPERIENCE & ISLAND HOPING – 8 DAYS

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DAY 1
WELCOME TO GUAYAQUIL

Upon your arrival at Guayaquil airport, a View Latin America representative will be waiting for you, then you will be assisted and transferred to your hotel to spend the night.

DAY 2
GUAYAQUIL – BALTRA – PUERTO AYORA (B)

After you have enjoyed breakfast, you will be transferred from your hotel to Guayaquil airport. Flight from Guayaquil to Baltra´s airport where a naturalist guide would transfer you to Puerto Ayora. On the way, we will stop by in order to visit the highlands. Then, you will have lunch at the harbor, and eventually, we continue with the transfer to the hotel. After a short break is made, we will visit the Charles Darwin Station. At the station, we will be able see a variety of species of Giant Tortoises in captivity. We will watch their different size and age, and learn the Islands they originally come from. We will listen about the ongoing conservation efforts directed at preserving the Giant Tortoises, as well as the environment of the archipelago as a whole.
Then, you must return to your hotel to enjoy of a delightful dinner and then a peaceful night of sleep at your accommodation.

Note: To execute this itinerary, it is important to choose an early flight that arrives maximum at 10am to Baltra

DAY 3 & DAY 4
AN ADVENTURE NAVIGATING (B, L)

Today and according to the availability you will have some options to where your boat visit will be. After breakfast, the guide will meet you at your hotel´s lobby in order to take you to the dock, and start the tour. Of course, Lunch will be included onboard the small yacht. Bythe afternoon, you would return to the port.

The options subject to avaialbility below:

∙ North Seymour Island is a spectacular place to hike, swim, and enjoy snorkeling. The main attractions are: the frigates, boobies, gulls, hawks, green sea turtles and the famous Galapagos Sharks.
∙ Bartolomé Island is the most attractive landscape of the archipelago. This island is undoubtedly the most photographed in all the Galapagos Islands. You can appreciate a spectacular view of two beautiful bays and observe the fascinating formations of lava and volcanic cones.

∙ Two islands form Plazas. The turquoise waters of the channel contrast brilliantly with the white sand and black lava coast. It is a perfect spot for snorkeling activity.

∙ Santa Fe Island (Spanish: Isla Santa Fe), also called Barrington Island after admiral Samuel Barrington, is a small island of 24 square kilometres
(9.3 sq mi) which lies in the centre of the Galapagos archipelago, to the south east of Santa Cruz Island. Geologically it is one of the oldest, since volcanic rocks of about 4 million years old have been found. The vegetation of the island is characterized by brush, palo santo trees and stands of a large variety of the prickly pear cactus Opuntia echios.

DAY 5
SANTA CRUZ TO ISABELA (B, L, D)

After breakfast, the guide will take you to enjoy Tortuga Bay. Here, you walk for 45 minutes approximately, through a cactus trail on to the first beach, which is called Playa Brava due to its strong currents. On this beach you would see a lot of marine iguanas, marine birds and pelicans.

After visiting Playa Brava, we continue with an additional 15min walk in order to reach Playa Mansa. This second beach is a natural lagoon visited by blue footed boobies and pelicans. It is also a beautiful place for swimming and taking sun. Afterwards, we will enjoy of an exquisite lunch at the port. Once we have finished lunch you will go to the port in order to embark on a public speedboat that will take you to Isabela Island (approximately 2-2.5 hour navigation).
On your arrival, a representative will take you to the hotel to check in. Afterwards, we visit the Lake of the Flamingos and later on a delicious dinner would be provided at port. Then, you would return to the hotel for accommodation.

DAY 6
ISABELA FULL EXPERIENCE (B, L, D)

An early arise await you, as approximately at 7:30 am, our extraordinary excursion to Sierra Negra Volcano will begin.
Our group will be transported by bus or a similar transportation for about 45 minutes to the Galapagos National Park control site in order to record the visit. Then, we will begin a trek to the Sierra Negra and Chico Volcano. During the trek (about 3-4 hours) a box lunch would be provided. In the afternoon, we will return to the hotel. After a short break, we will be transferred to the Concha Perla for snorkeling.

Then, you would return to your hotel to have dinner and then to relax, unwind and enjoy of a restful night of sleep.

DAY 7
ISABELA – SANTA CRUZ – BALTRA - GUAYAQUIL

Today we must awake early since around 05:30 am, you will be transferred to the Port for embarkation. At your arrival at Santa Cruz around 08:30, a guide will be waiting for the transfer to the airport in Baltra, so you can take your flight back to Quito or Guayaquil. On the way, we will make a brief stop in order to visit two sunken “holes”, similar to craters, known as “Los Gemelos”.

Note: To execute this itinerary, it is important to choose a late flight that departs not before 13pm from Baltra.
In Guayaquil, you will be once again assited by your representative who will take you to your hotel to spend the night.

DAY 8

At the most appropriate time, you will be transferred to Guayaquil Airport to catch your international flight to home.

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