6-Day Galapagos: Santa Cruz and Navigable Islands

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Baltra Airport (GPS), Baltra Island, Galapagos Islands to Baltra Airport (GPS), Baltra Island, Galapagos Islands

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This 6-day Galapagos hotel-based tour features an amazing daily navigable travel plan with the perfect length for a family vacation or for adventuresome travelers alike. Visit four of the Galapagos Islands: Santa Cruz plus 3 navigable islands (either Bartolomé, North Seymour, Santa Fe or Plazas - destination depends on availability). Activities include hiking, snorkeling, swimming and breathtaking sightseeing. Explore one of the most awesome landscapes in the world while accompanied by a bilingual naturalist guides and staying at the hotel class of your choice.
Day 1: From Baltra to Santa Cruz Island Arrive at Baltra Airport and be transferred to Santa Cruz Island to visit the Highlands. Enjoy a visit to see giant tortoises in their natural habitat before heading back to your hotel. Day 2: Navigable Day Tour (B)Travel by motor yacht to either one of these islands: Plazas, Bartolomé, North Seymour OR Santa Fe (box lunch)/ overnight at Santa Cruz ** Destination depends on availabilityDay 3: Navigable Day Tour (B)Travel by motor yacht to either one of these islands: Plazas, Bartolomé, North Seymour OR Santa Fe (box lunch)/ overnight at Santa Cruz ** Destination depends on availability Day 4: Navigable Day Tour (B)Travel by motor yacht to either one of these islands: Plazas, Bartolomé, North Seymour OR Santa Fe (box lunch)/ overnight at Santa Cruz ** Destination depends on availabilityDay 5: Santa Cruz Island (B)Enjoy a panoramic visit to various sites in Puerto Ayora. The first stop will be Isla Lobos, named after the large colony of sea lions that inhabit this area. Continue towards Canal del Amor view point, a great site for snorkeling because a variety of fish and white fin sharks inhabit the area. Moving towards Punta Estrada, you'll end the evening with a hike to observe marine iguanas at Playa de los Perros. In the afternoon, visit Tortuga Bay Beach and enjoy 45 minute walk toward the beautiful white sand beach. Visit a lagoon home to flamingos and a forest inhabited by marine iguanas nesting and sun bathing. You can also see pelicans, great variety of fish and Galapagos gulls. Day 6: Goodbye Galapagos (B) Transfer-out to Baltra Airport

What’s included

  • Accommodation in selected class hotels and rooms
  • Breakfast
  • Box lunch (only during navigable excursions on Days 2, 3 and 4)
  • All land and sea transportation within the Galapagos during the program - for the excursions listed in the itinerary
  • Bilingual naturalist guides for each island
  • Excursions and visits during the program - depending on itinerary
  • Snorkeling equipment (mask, fins, tube) depending on visiting site
  • Transfer Baltra - Puerto Ayora - Baltra (by truck or by bus depending on group size)

What’s not included

  • Air tickets to / from Galápagos
  • Lunch nor dinner
  • Galapagos National Park entry fee - $USD100 per person
  • Cost of the transfer between the hotels and the restaurants for the meals
  • Migratory Control Card - $USD20.00 per person
  • Water taxi from dock to speedboat (depending on the tide) - $USD1.00 per person per ride
  • Soft-drinks and alcoholic beverages
  • Gratuities (optional)

Highlights

  • Multi-Day Trip
  • Ideal choice for families
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water

Itinerary

Day 1: From Baltra to Santa Cruz Island  Arrive at Baltra Airport and be transferred to Santa Cruz Island to visit the Highlands. Enjoy a visit to see giant tortoises in their natural habitat before heading back to your hotel. 
Day 2: Navigable Day Tour (B) Travel by motor yacht to either one of these islands: Plazas, Bartolomé, North Seymour OR Santa Fe (box lunch)/ overnight at Santa Cruz ** Destination depends on availability
Day 3: Navigable Day Tour (B) Travel by motor yacht to either one of these islands: Plazas, Bartolomé, North Seymour OR Santa Fe (box lunch)/ overnight at Santa Cruz ** Destination depends on availability
Day 4: Navigable Day Tour (B) Travel by motor yacht to either one of these islands: Plazas, Bartolomé, North Seymour OR Santa Fe (box lunch)/ overnight at Santa Cruz ** Destination depends on availability
Day 5: Santa Cruz Island (B) Enjoy a panoramic visit to various sites in Puerto Ayora. The first stop will be Isla Lobos, named after the large colony of sea lions that inhabit this area. Continue towards Canal del Amor view point, a great site for snorkeling because a variety of fish and white fin sharks inhabit the area. Moving towards Punta Estrada, you'll end the evening with a hike to observe marine iguanas at Playa de los Perros. In the afternoon, visit Tortuga Bay Beach and enjoy 45 minute walk toward the beautiful white sand beach. Visit a lagoon home to flamingos and a forest inhabited by marine iguanas nesting and sun bathing. You can also see pelicans, great variety of fish and Galapagos gulls.
Day 6: Goodbye Galapagos (B) Transfer-out to Baltra Airport
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