Galapagos Adventure Tour: San Cristobal, Santa Cruz, Isabela

Multi-day & Extended Tours, San Cristóbal Airprot (SCY), San Cristobal Island, GalapagosPlease make sure you buy your flights arriving to San Cristobal to Baltra Airprot (GPS), Baltra Island, Galapagos Please make sure you buy your flights departing from Baltra on Day 8

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This Galapagos Adventure and Muti-sport Tour allows travelers to explore the islands actively. Excursions include kayaking, hiking, biking and snorkeling in 3 different islands in the Galapagos: San Cristobal, Santa Cruz and Isabela. This trip is also flexible with your budget; you get to choose the hotel class.
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. 

What’s included

  • 7 nights accommodation (double rooms) in selected class hotels in Galápagos
  • All meals (breakfast – lunch – dinner) as per itinerary
  • 7 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners
  • All land and sea transportation within the Galapagos during the program
  • Bilingual naturalist guides for each island and activity
  • Excursions and visits during the program as per itinerary
  • Snorkel (mask, tube, fins) and kayak (oars, lifejacket) equipment as specified by the itinerary
  • Transfer in from San Cristobal Airport
  • Transfer San Cristóbal – Santa Cruz (Puerto Ayora) by public speedboat
  • Transfer Puerto Ayora – Isabela – Puerto Ayora by public speedboat
  • Transfer out to Baltra Airport (by truck or by bus depending on group size)

What’s not included

  • Flights to/from Galapagos
  • Galapagos National Park Entry Fee – USD $100
  • Isabela Dock Fee – USD $5
  • Migratory Control Card – USD $20.00
  • Water taxi from dock – speedboat – USD $1 per person/per ride
  • Soft-drinks and alcoholic beverages
  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Multi-Day Trip
  • All-inclusive tour
  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Vegetarian meal option available

Itinerary

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.
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