5-Day Galapagos Adventure and Multi-Sport Tour

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Baltra Aiport (GPS) - Baltra Island, Galapagos IslandsNOTE: Please, make sure you book an early flight of arrival to on Day 1 (before 11am) in order to follow the order of the displayed itinerary. However, if you must book a late flight (later that 11:30am), please let us know as soon as possible (preferably at the time of reservation of the tour). We will need to modify the order of the activities in the itinerary. to Baltra Aiport - Baltra Island, Galapagos Islands NOTE: make sure you pick a late flight for your return on the last day of the tour (departing later than 12:30 pm)

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This Galapagos Adventure and Muti-sport Tour allows you to explore the islands actively. Excursions include kayaking, hiking, biking and snorkeling in 2 different islands in the Galapagos Archipelago. The 5-Day adventure travel itinerary was especially designed for adventure seekers and sports enthusiasts looking for a more dynamic trip to the Galapagos.
Day 1: From Santa Cruz to Isabela (L) (D)Pickup in Baltra Airport to then head to Puerto Ayora on Santa Cruz Island. Afterwards, you'll take the public speedboat to Isabela at around 14:00 (2.5 hours. approx.). After arriving in Isabela Island, take a brief rest at the hotel and then head to the Flamingos Lagoon, the largest coastal lagoon and one of the main reproductive sites in Galápagos. Accommodation in selected class hotels.Day 2: Isabela Island (B) (L) (D) Early in the morning, head for a hike to Sierra Negra Volcano, the world’s second largest volcanic crater, measuring 6 miles in diameter and 300 feet deep. Hike the crater and enjoy the view before continuing to Volcan Chico, a still active volcano which warms the surrounding grounds. (Box lunch provided). Spend the afternoon snorkeling in Concha Perla with sea lions, colorful varieties of fish, and sea turtles (snorkeling equipment included: tube, mask, fins). Accommodation in selected class hotels. Day 3: Isabela Island (B) (L) (D) Once equipped with lifejackets and oars, enjoy a kayaking excursion along Puerto Villamil Bay. Reach Tintoreras Islet, a great site to observe Penguins, Blue-footed Boobies, and marine Iguanas. Make it up to El Faro before heading back to shore (approximately 2 hours). In the afternoon, head for the Humedales Complex for a bike trip. The first stop is the Giant Tortoise Breeding Center of Isabela. Mount in the bikes again to Mirador Orchilla, Estero de Isabela, and Playa del Amor and Wall of Tears. Accommodation in selected class hotels Day 4: Santa Cruz Island (B) (L) (D) Take the public speedboat at 6am. towards Puerto Ayora (2 hours). After a short rest, head to the highlands of Santa Cruz for a hike along Cerro Chato Reserve (2 hours approx.). The adventure starts at Santa Rosa through endemic vegetation, rocks, and some mud lagoons. Spot the Galapagos Giant Tortoises, Galapagos Finches, Bird Wizard. In the afternoon, visit the Ch. Darwin Research Station, and observe colorful land iguanas and a large variety of Galápagos Giant tortoises brought from the most important islands in the archipelago. Accommodation in selected class hotels Day 5: Transfer to Baltra Airport. On the way out, stop by “The Twins” (a.k.a. “The Gemelos”). Tour ends upon the arrival to the airport to catch plane to either Quito or Guayaquil.NOTE: itinerary subject to change due to National Park dispositions or to circumstances beyond our control (force majeure).

What’s included

  • 4 nights accommodation (double rooms) in selected class hotels in Galápagos
  • All meals (breakfast – lunch – dinner) as per itinerary
  • 4 breakfasts, 4 lunchs, 4 dinners
  • All land and sea transportation within the Galapagos during the program
  • Bilingual naturalist guides for each island and activities
  • Excursions and visits during the program as per itinerary
  • Snorkel (mask, tube, fins) and kayak (oars, lifejacket) equipment as specified by the itinerary
  • Transfer-in and out from Baltra Airport (by truck or by bus depending on group size)
  • Transfer Puerto Ayora – Isabela – Puerto Ayora by public speedboat

What’s not included

  • Air Tickets to/from Galapagos
  • Galapagos National Park Entry Fee – USD$100
  • Isabela Dock Fee – USD$5
  • Migratory Control Card – USD$20
  • Water taxi from dock – speedboat – USD$1 per person/per ride
  • Soft-drinks and alcoholic beverages
  • Gratuities (optional)

Highlights

  • Multi-Day Trip
  • All-inclusive tour
  • All necessary equipment included
  • Family friendly
  • Vegetarian meal option available

Itinerary

Day 1: From Santa Cruz to Isabela (L) (D) Pickup in Baltra Airport to then head to Puerto Ayora on Santa Cruz Island. Afterwards, you'll take the public speedboat to Isabela at around 14:00 (2.5 hours. approx.). After arriving in Isabela Island, take a brief rest at the hotel and then head to the Flamingos Lagoon, the largest coastal lagoon and one of the main reproductive sites in Galápagos. Accommodation in selected class hotels.
Day 2: Isabela Island (B) (L) (D) Early in the morning, head for a hike to Sierra Negra Volcano, the world’s second largest volcanic crater, measuring 6 miles in diameter and 300 feet deep. Hike the crater and enjoy the view before continuing to Volcan Chico, a still active volcano which warms the surrounding grounds. (Box lunch provided). Spend the afternoon snorkeling in Concha Perla with sea lions, colorful varieties of fish, and sea turtles (snorkeling equipment included: tube, mask, fins). Accommodation in selected class hotels.
Day 3: Isabela Island (B) (L) (D) Once equipped with lifejackets and oars, enjoy a kayaking excursion along Puerto Villamil Bay. Reach Tintoreras Islet, a great site to observe Penguins, Blue-footed Boobies, and marine Iguanas. Make it up to El Faro before heading back to shore (approximately 2 hours). In the afternoon, head for the Humedales Complex for a bike trip. The first stop is the Giant Tortoise Breeding Center of Isabela. Mount in the bikes again to Mirador Orchilla, Estero de Isabela, and Playa del Amor and Wall of Tears. Accommodation in selected class hotels
Day 4: Santa Cruz Island (B) (L) (D) Take the public speedboat at 6am. towards Puerto Ayora (2 hours). After a short rest, head to the highlands of Santa Cruz for a hike along Cerro Chato Reserve (2 hours approx.). The adventure starts at Santa Rosa through endemic vegetation, rocks, and some mud lagoons. Spot the Galapagos Giant Tortoises, Galapagos Finches, Bird Wizard. In the afternoon, visit the Ch. Darwin Research Station, and observe colorful land iguanas and a large variety of Galápagos Giant tortoises brought from the most important islands in the archipelago. Accommodation in selected class hotels
Day 5: Transfer to Baltra Airport. On the way out, stop by “The Twins” (a.k.a. “The Gemelos”). Tour ends upon the arrival to the airport to catch plane to either Quito or Guayaquil. NOTE: itinerary subject to change due to National Park dispositions or to circumstances beyond our control (force majeure).
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