Galapagos Islands Explorer Package from Santa Cruz Island

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Galapagos Islands Explorer Package from Santa Cruz Island information and booking

from
$796
Duration
Varies
Departs from
Tour departs from the Baltra (GPS) airport
Returns to
8am - arrive at airport at 10:30am
Time of departure
12:45pm (Please book your flight accordingly)
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Tour description provided by Viator

Take a 4- or 5- day trip to the Galapagos Islands aboard a yacht! Explore different islands, and see their amazing array of plant and animal life, contrasted against the striking natural features of the islands! See the Charles Darwin Scientific Station, and enjoy daily accommodations at the Santa Cruz Island Hotel!

Spend four or five days exploring some of the most famous islands in the world! The Galapagos Islands were prominently featured in Charles Darwin’s landmark book on evolution, The Origin of the Species. Like him, you will get the chance to see the sights on six different islands, each with their own unique qualities and charms!On your first day, upon arrival on Santa Cruz Island, a coach will pick you up at the airport and take you to your hotel. On the way, visit lava tunnels and a sea turtle reserve, and stop at Charles Darwin Station to learn about the islands’ animals and Darwin’s observations, as well as the islands’ conservation efforts.You'll visit Tortuga Bay beach on your second day. Enjoy a 40-minute walk to this magical beach and enjoy some free time. In the afternoon, head to 'La Loberia', named after the presence of numerous sea lions. Here, enjoy swimming or snorkeling before visiting 'Canal de Amor', where you will marvel at the incredible views. End your day at 'Playa de los Perros' to see the marine iguanas before heading back to your hotel.

Your island hopping begins the next day. You’ll travel by yacht to selected islands (season and weather permitting) and spend each day exploring their sights, returning to the amenities and comfort of your Santa Cruz Island hotel. See described below for details on the islands.Your multi-day tour includes accommodations on Santa Cruz, all inter-island transport, on-island tours and guides and daily breakfast and lunch served aboard the yacht. Upgrade to the five day tour so you see everything this fascinating archipelago offers!Please see the itinerary field below for details on the islands.

What's included

  • Roundtrip airport transfers
  • Three nights accommodation in puerto ayora on santa cruz island (tourist category - flamingo/red booby or similar hotel)
  • Daily breakfast
  • Visit to the scientific charles darwin station
  • One full-day yacht tour with lunch (bartolome, plazas, seymour or santa fe)
  • Hotel taxes
  • Tortuga bay and tour de bahia
  • Roundtrip airport transfers
  • Four nights accommodation in puerto ayora on santa cruz island (tourist category - flamingo/red booby or similar hotel)
  • Daily breakfast
  • Bay tour and tour of the darwin scientific station (depends on your flight's arrival time)
  • Two full-day yacht tours with lunch (bartolome, plazas, seymour or santa fe)
  • Hotel taxes
  • Tortuga bay and tour de bahia

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Airfare to galapagos
  • Galapagos national park tax (usd 100)
  • Galapagos transit tourist card (usd 20)