Giant Tortoise Reserve - Lava Tubes

Day Trips & Excursions in Puerto Ayora

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In Santa Cruz Highlands visit Los Gemelos - amazing volcanic sink holes for an ecosystem introduction.   Then stop at our private Giant Tortoise Reserve for un unique close wildlife encounter.   Finish with an underground walk through a Lava Tube and explore Galapagos from the inside ! A 3 - hour tour starting in Puerto Ayora - Santa Cruz Is where you visit the most interesting attractions leaded by a certified Galapagos Naturalist Guide   Spectacular views of Los Gemelos - Sink Holes and Lava Tubes Giant Tortoise Wildlife Reserve - Natural encounters guaranteed ! Learn about History, Geology and Ecology of the Galapagos Archipelago Enjoy engaging and informative narration by our guides Small-group tour limited to 15 people ensures a more personalized experience
Your guide will pick you up from our meeting point | 1835 Coffee Lab | Galapagos Coffee Roasters  in Puerto Ayora for an epicurean exploration in Santa Cruz Highlands. During the bus ride leaded by an experienced Galapagos Naturalist Guide learn about history, geology and ecosystems in the islands !   After a 30 minute drive stop at Los Gemelos and start hiking in a 1-mile loop trail to observe this amazing volcanic formations - Sink holes.   Many chances to observe some of the iconic species of Darwin's finches.   Back into the bus, continue to the Giant Tortoise Reserve to see in the nature the most iconic Galapagos organism - Giant Tortoises !   Explore the area with you guide that will carefully explain about their habits and ecology ... while you have the chance to take incredible pictures in this natural environment. Be ready for the last stop and your underground discovery - Get in to a Lava Tube where the Galapagos inside shows to let you understand what Charles Darwin came to see - unique lava flows that carved the rock building up amazing structures and shapes ! Los Gemelos and hike in the Cloud forest - Sink holes  Giant Tortoise Reserve - Animals wandering all around a semi pristine ecosystem  Underground Lava Tube walk Two departures are available everyday ... In the morning 8 AM and 2 PM in the afternoon.

What’s included

  • Entrance fees
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Pickup and drop-off (1835 Coffee Lab | Galapagos Coffee Roasters)
  • Professional guide
  • Walking tour
  • Local taxes
  • Small-group tour 
  • Walking tour

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities (recommended)