7 Day Galapagos Island Hopping with Los Tuneles - Tourist class

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Baltra airport to Baltra airport

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Explore the Galapagos islands in a short time with this 7 day individual travel program. It lets you stay in tourist class hotels while you discover one of the most beautiful places on earth. Three meals a day are included in this program but you can also let us know if you don’t want to have dinners. The highlights of the Galapagos include Isabela Islands with the Flamingo lagoon, the Sierra Negra Volcano Tintoreras Islet, the Wall of Tears, and Concha Perla Bay. In Santa Cruz island you will visit the Charles Darwin Research Station, Tortuga Bay and the Twins. You will also visit the scenic island Santa Fe, where marine adventures will wait for you.
B = Breakfast includedL = Lunch includedD = Dinner includedDay 1: QUITO/GUAYAQUIL – BALTRA – SANTA CRUZ – ISABELA – FLAMINGO LAGOON (L, D) Early in the morning you fly from Quito or Guayaquil to the Island of Baltra. An English speaking guide will take you to the port of Puerto Ayora, where you will take a speedboat to Isabela. In Isabela you will visit the Flamingo Lagoon. Accommodation at Hotel San Vicente or similar.Day 2: LOS TUNELES SNORKELING TOUR (B, L, D) Around 30 to 40-minute from Puerto Villamil by boat you will find Los Tuneles. You will go on a exciting snorkeling activity inside an area with an extension of 800 meters and an average temperature of 20 degrees Celsius.  Accommodation at Hotel San Vicente or similar.Day 3: TINTORERAS – WETLANDS (B, L, D) Early in the morning after breakfast you will have a tour to The Wetlands, here you will visit the Giant Tortoise Breeding Center. The next activity is a visit to The Wall of Tears and the Tunel del Estero. After lunch you will have a little break and then you will visit Tintoreras Islet. Accommodation at Hotel San Vicente or similar.Day 4: CHARLES DARWIN’S STATION – TORTUGA BAY (B, L, D)At 6 AM you will take the public speedboat to Santa Cruz then you’ll have breakfast and after you’ll go to The Darwin Research Station. Now one of the most beautiful and relaxing shores in Galapagos, Tortuga Bay, it’s a harmonic destination on Santa Cruz island with subtle and soft white sand, captivating blue waters, marine iguanas and flamingos. Accommodation at Fernandina Hotel or similar.Day 5: SANTA FE BASICO (B, L, D) After breakfast you will travel to Santa Fe Island, a small island of 24 km² which lies in the centre of the Galapagos archipelago. After lunch you will return to Santa Cruz Island to rest and relax in the hotel. Accommodation at Fernandina Hotel or similar.Day 6: BAHIA HALF DAY & SANTA CRUZ HIGHLANDS (B, L, D) First, you will navigate along the Santa Cruz bay. Next, you will visit Punta Camaño Islet. Here you will snorkel with a large variety of fish. After lunch your guide will take you to Puerto Ayora and then to the Santa Cruz Highlands. On the way you will stop at the Lava Tunnels. Accommodation at Fernandina Hotel or similar.Day 7: (B) TRANSFER OUTOn your last day you will visit the Twin Craters and the tour will end upon arrival to the airport.Please Note: This itinerary is subject to change without notice due to seasonal changes, inclement weather conditions, hotel and tour availability, and Galapagos National Park policy.

What’s included

  • Accommodation in double or single private rooms at a standard tourist class hotels
  • All meals included. 6x Breakfast, 6x Lunch (lunch box on outdoors activities) and 6x Dinner.
  • English speaking naturalist guide (local Galapagos guide)
  • Transfer in and out from Baltra airport
  • Transportation between Islands
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • 24/7 assistance in Dutch, English and Spanish
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

What’s not included

  • Flight Quito – Galapagos – Quito
  • Galapagos National Park entrance fee: $100 p.p.
  • Migratory Control Card: $20 p.p.
  • Isabela dock fee $10 p.p.
  • Water taxi $1 p.p. each way (this is a small boat that takes you from the Speedboat to the Harbor and vice versa)
  • Rain boots $2 p.p. (recommendable for Sierra Negra between June-September)
  • Wet-suits rent $5 p.p. (recommendable between May-November)
  • Other food and drinks not mentioned in itinerary
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tips for the guide

Itinerary

Day 1: QUITO/GUAYAQUIL – BALTRA – SANTA CRUZ – ISABELA – FLAMINGO LAGOON (L, D)  Early in the morning you fly from Quito or Guayaquil to the Island of Baltra. An English speaking guide will take you to the port of Puerto Ayora, where you will take a speedboat to Isabela. In Isabela you will visit the Flamingo Lagoon. Accommodation at Hotel San Vicente or similar.
Day 2: LOS TUNELES SNORKELING TOUR (B, L, D)  Around 30 to 40-minute from Puerto Villamil by boat you will find Los Tuneles. You will go on a exciting snorkeling activity inside an area with an extension of 800 meters and an average temperature of 20 degrees Celsius.  Accommodation at Hotel San Vicente or similar.
Day 3: TINTORERAS – WETLANDS (B, L, D)  Early in the morning after breakfast you will have a tour to The Wetlands, here you will visit the Giant Tortoise Breeding Center. The next activity is a visit to The Wall of Tears and the Tunel del Estero. After lunch you will have a little break and then you will visit Tintoreras Islet. Accommodation at Hotel San Vicente or similar.
Day 4: CHARLES DARWIN’S STATION – TORTUGA BAY (B, L, D) At 6 AM you will take the public speedboat to Santa Cruz then you’ll have breakfast and after you’ll go to The Darwin Research Station. Now one of the most beautiful and relaxing shores in Galapagos, Tortuga Bay, it’s a harmonic destination on Santa Cruz island with subtle and soft white sand, captivating blue waters, marine iguanas and flamingos. Accommodation at Fernandina Hotel or similar.
Day 5: SANTA FE BASICO (B, L, D)  After breakfast you will travel to Santa Fe Island, a small island of 24 km² which lies in the centre of the Galapagos archipelago. After lunch you will return to Santa Cruz Island to rest and relax in the hotel. Accommodation at Fernandina Hotel or similar.
Day 6: BAHIA HALF DAY & SANTA CRUZ HIGHLANDS (B, L, D)  First, you will navigate along the Santa Cruz bay. Next, you will visit Punta Camaño Islet. Here you will snorkel with a large variety of fish. After lunch your guide will take you to Puerto Ayora and then to the Santa Cruz Highlands. On the way you will stop at the Lava Tunnels. Accommodation at Fernandina Hotel or similar.
Day 7: (B) TRANSFER OUT On your last day you will visit the Twin Craters and the tour will end upon arrival to the airport. Please Note: This itinerary is subject to change without notice due to seasonal changes, inclement weather conditions, hotel and tour availability, and Galapagos National Park policy.
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