6 Days Galapagos Land Tour starting in San Cristobal Island including Santa Cruz

Multi-day & Extended Tours, San Cristobal Aiport (SCY), Galapagos Islands to Baltra Aiport (GPS) - Baltra Island, Galapagos Islands

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These tours focus in and start at San Cristobal Island – Puerto Baquerizo Moreno Airport. Explore Galapagos in a hotel-based trip with full-day excursions in San Cristobal & Santa Cruz, two of the most iconic islands in the Galapagos. Choose the category of hotel The cost of the tour comprises accommodation, breakfast and lunch, guided excursions, and snorkel equipment (as set in the itinerary). Get you a close-up to wildlife exploring important landmarks in San Cristobal such as Kicker Rock and Cerro Tijeretas.
Day 1: San Cristobal Island (L)  Arrive in Santa Cristobal Island Airport. Pick-up and visit the Interpretation Center with a guided explanation. Snorkel and Hike in Frigate Hill and Playa Carola – get some time to relax at the beach. Accommodation in selected class hotels Day 2: San Cristobal Island: Kicker Rock (B-L) Take a 1-hour navigation in a small speed boat towards iconic Kicker Rock (Leon Dormido). The excursion consists of two snorkel immersions, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Snorkel next to sea lions and sharks in one of the most bio diverse sites in Galapagos. Afterwards, we will make our way towards a deserted beach to observe wildlife and relax. We will head back to the boat and return to San Cristobal. Return time to Puerto Baquerizo is scheduled around 4pm. Accommodation in selected class hotels Day 3: San Cristobal Island: Highlands / La Lobería (B-L)  In the morning, hike in the Highlands and visit various viewpoints while getting close encounters with Galapagos wildlife. On your way back, visit El Progreso and learn and taste a bit of the famous Galapagos coffee. In the afternoon, visit La Lobería and catch a sight of playful sea lions, wild iguanas, lava lizards, yellow warblers and frigates. Snorkel and swim alongside Galapagos turtles. Accommodation in selected class hotels Day 4: Santa Cruz Island: Giant Tortoise (B, L) Transfer from San Cristobal to Puerto Ayora (Santa Cruz Is). Visit the Highlands of Santa Cruz and meet the Galapagos Giant Tortoise and various species of Galapagos birds. In the afternoon Visit the Charles Darwin Station to meet various species of Giant Tortoise and the colorful Galapagos land iguanas Accommodation in selected class hotels Day 5: Santa Cruz Island – Free (B) FREE DAY to explore Puerto Ayora in your own. You can spend a day at the white-sand beach at Tortuga Bay go for a day-tour or simply relax in the town. Accommodation in selected class hotels Day 6: Santa Cruz Island: Transfer out (B) Goodbye Galapagos Transfer out  to Baltra Airport to catch return flight. Visit The Twins on the way out. 

What’s included

  • 5 nights accommodatio in selected class hotels in Galápagos
  • Meals: breakfast and lunch (Box Lunch on day 2)
  • 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 equipment as specified by the itinerary
  • Transfer-in from San Cristobal Airport (by truck or by bus depending on group size)
  • Transfer Puerto Baquerizo to Puerto Ayora by public speedboat
  • Transfer-out to Baltra Airport (Day 6)

What’s not included

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

Itinerary

Day 1: San Cristobal Island (L)  Arrive in Santa Cristobal Island Airport. Pick-up and visit the Interpretation Center with a guided explanation. Snorkel and Hike in Frigate Hill and Playa Carola – get some time to relax at the beach. Accommodation in selected class hotels
Day 2: San Cristobal Island: Kicker Rock (B-L) Take a 1-hour navigation in a small speed boat towards iconic Kicker Rock (Leon Dormido). The excursion consists of two snorkel immersions, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Snorkel next to sea lions and sharks in one of the most bio diverse sites in Galapagos. Afterwards, we will make our way towards a deserted beach to observe wildlife and relax. We will head back to the boat and return to San Cristobal. Return time to Puerto Baquerizo is scheduled around 4pm. Accommodation in selected class hotels
Day 3: San Cristobal Island: Highlands / La Lobería (B-L)  In the morning, hike in the Highlands and visit various viewpoints while getting close encounters with Galapagos wildlife. On your way back, visit El Progreso and learn and taste a bit of the famous Galapagos coffee. In the afternoon, visit La Lobería and catch a sight of playful sea lions, wild iguanas, lava lizards, yellow warblers and frigates. Snorkel and swim alongside Galapagos turtles. Accommodation in selected class hotels
Day 4: Santa Cruz Island: Giant Tortoise (B, L) Transfer from San Cristobal to Puerto Ayora (Santa Cruz Is). Visit the Highlands of Santa Cruz and meet the Galapagos Giant Tortoise and various species of Galapagos birds. In the afternoon Visit the Charles Darwin Station to meet various species of Giant Tortoise and the colorful Galapagos land iguanas Accommodation in selected class hotels
Day 5: Santa Cruz Island – Free (B) FREE DAY to explore Puerto Ayora in your own. You can spend a day at the white-sand beach at Tortuga Bay go for a day-tour or simply relax in the town. Accommodation in selected class hotels
Day 6: Santa Cruz Island: Transfer out (B) Goodbye Galapagos Transfer out  to Baltra Airport to catch return flight. Visit The Twins on the way out. 
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