4-Day Wild San Cristobal Tour

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Lobby of the hotel to Returns to the dock

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San Cristobal Island: This island is home to frigates, sea lions, Galapagos tortoises, robins gannets, geckos, marine iguanas, dolphins and seagulls of the Galapagos. Its vegetation includes Calandrinia galapagosa, Lecocarpus darwinii and trees like Lignum vitae or Matazarno.En the nearby waters there are sharks, rays and lobsters.Near the city of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno there are tourist sites, such as Cerro Tijeretas, a nesting colony for fregatas and a statue of Charles Darwin, which marks the original site where he first landed on the Galapagos during the second voyage.
This tour include these activities:DAY 1: o Transfer ino High land:The highlands of San Cristobal exhibit distinctly different biozones than the other inhabited islands. The first stop on this trans-island journey is at El Junco, a freshwater lagoon nested in the center of the islands. Here you can view Frigatebirds and other water fowl bathing in the lagoon. Unfortunately, you will not be able to join them in the inviting water. Moving on from the lagoon you will stop at La Galapaguera, San Cristobal's Tortoise research and conservation center, where a short walk through the jungle allows you to see and learn about this island's growing Tortoise population in a natural setting. The road ends at Puerto Chino beach, which is a remote bay on the southeast side of the islandDAY 2:o “Lobo” Island & Ochoa Beach:Lobos Island is a small flat island, located 10 kilometers northeast of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, on the coast of San Cristobal Island. Isla Lobos The name is given because it is home to several sea lions frolicking on the beach and brown fur stands on the white sand. It is separated by a channel of San Cristobal Island peaceful little island.During the tour you pass through an area of dry vegetation, substrate of volcanic rocks and a sandy area. In addition to the Lobos Island you can see marine iguanas, lava lizards Chatham, snake Eastern Galapagos footed boobies blue, swallow-tailed gulls, turns stones, common beach, canary Mary, zayapa, sea lion Galapagos, gaviotín White head.During the boat trip on Isla Lobos can observe brown pelicans, various species of shorebirds; however during the snorkel it is common the presence of juvenile sea lions, stingrays and sea turtles.DAY 3:o “Leon Dormido”:One of the best spots for snorkeling, Kicker Rock or Leon Dormido is an amazing rock formation near San Cristobal Island.This amazing landmark located about an hour and a half to the north east of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Kicker Rock / Leon Dormido is a remnant of a vertical tuff cone formation, rising almost 153 meters (500 feet) from the ocean.The erosion has given the rock its characteristic shape, which some see as a shoe, hence the name Kicker Rock. Others see it as a sleeping sea lion or Leon Dormido in Spanish.While we snorkel around Kicker Rock we can spot sea turtles, marine iguanas, rays, Galapagos sharks, tropical fish and if luck is on our side we can even see hammerhead sharks. Besides enjoying the underwater view, we can usually see blue-footed boobies, masked boobies and frigatebirds on the cliffs as well as sea lions along the shore.DAY 4:o Transfer out

What’s included

  • Transfers Airport - Hotel - Airport
  • Accommodation in tourist hotel
  • Breakfast
  • Activities to be carried out according to the itinerary
  • Maritime and terrestrial transport
  • Specialized guide
  • Snorkeling equipment

What’s not included

  • Air ticket,
  • Entrance to the Galapagos National Park,
  • Tips,
  • Extra drinks
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Ingala card ($20)
  • Note. The program does not include anything not specified
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