Day 1: San Cristobal Island (L) (D) Arrive in San Cristobal Island Airport. After pickup, you'll visit the Interpretation Center with a guided explanation . Then, snorkel and hike in Frigate Hill and Punta Carola. Relax at the beach. Activities of the day include snorkel and a short hike.
Day 2: San Cristobal Island (B) (L) (D) In the morning, you'll hike in the highlands and visit various viewpoints while encountering Galapagos wildlife. On your way back, visit El Progreso to taste the famous Galapagos coffee. (OR choose Option 2 for an extra cost of $93.00 - subject to availability)
Option 2: Kicker Rock (this option is subject to availability)
Take a 1-hour navigation in a small speed boat towards iconic Kicker Rock. 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.
Day 3: Santa Cruz Island (B) (L) (D) Take a public speedboat to Puerto Ayora – Santa Cruz Island at 7am (subject to change). Hike for 2.5 hours on the Highlands in Cerro Chato Reserve. Get close to giant tortoise and endemic vegetation and striking lava formations. In the afternoon make it a 45 min. hike towards the beautiful white sand beach Tortuga Bay.
Day 4: From Santa Cruz to Isabela Island (B) (L) (D) Visit the Charles Darwin Research Station to meet various species of Giant Tortoise and the colourful Galapagos land iguanas.Then, you'll transfer to Isabela Island by public speed boat and visit the largest coastal lagoon of Galapagos flamingos.
Day 5: Isabela Island (B) (L) (D) Hike towards the Sierra Negra Volcano and Chico Volcano. Trek to the volcano’s crater and then toward still active Volcan Chico to enjoy a spectacular view of Elizabeth Bay. In the afternoon, snorkel at Concha Perla, swim with sea lions, colorful varieties of fish, and with luck, sea turtles and rays.