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$2987.74 Multi-day & Extended Tours

12 Days Galapagos Island Hopping expedition (tourist class)

DAY 1Today you will arrive to the airport of San Cristobal, one of the Galapagos Islands. The rest of the afternoon is free to explore the town. Hotel Galapagos Planet or similarDAY 2 (B, L)Today you will have a day tour to Kicker Rock, with lunch and snorkeling equipment included. So you can jump of the boat to snorkel the canal in between the rock formation.Hotel Galapagos Planet or similarDAY 3 (B, L)Today you will have a half day tour to the highlands of San Cristobal. Your driver brings you to your first stop: El Junco Crater Lake, the only freshwater lake on the Galapagos Islands. Afterwards you continue driving to Puerto Chino, a beautiful white sanded beach. Hotel Casa Blanca or similarDAY 4 (B)Today you have a day off to enjoy San Cristobal by yourself. Hotel Casa Blanca or similarDAY 5 (B):In the morning you will transfer to the harbor to take the public speedboat to go to Santa Cruz Island.  During the tour you are going with a boat to Academy Bay, where you can swim and snorkel.Hotel Fiesta or similarDAY 6 (B, L)A day to discover the wonderful underwater world of Galapagos. Depending on the day of the week, your snorkeling tour will take you either to the waters around the island Santa Fe or Pinzon. Hotel Fiesta or similarDAY 7 (B)Early in the morning you will be transferred to the dock, to take the public ferry leaving at 07:00 AM  to Isabela Island.  For the rest fo the day you will have a bicycle at your disposal to discover the wonderful island.Hotel Albermale or similarDAY 8 (B)Today you will have a half day tour to Tintoreras Islet. It is called like this due to a large crack, in which white-tip sharks known as Tintoreras come daily to rest at the bottom.Hotel Albemarle or similarDAY 9 (B)Free day to explore Isabela. You have a full day (7hours) bicycle at your disposal to cycle the island.Hotel Albermale or similarDAY 10 (B, S)­Today you will have a tour to Los Tuneles. You will snorkel between lava rocks or formed caves, a preferred spot for stingrays, white tipped sharks, sea turtles and colorful tropical fish. Hotel Albermale or similarDAY 11 (B, L)­You will take a transfer with a Spanish speaking driver up to the highlands of Santa Cruz, to the private finca to El Chato, where it is possible to see the Galapagos Tortoises in its natural habitat. Hotel Fiesta or similarDAY 12 (B)We will program you transfer out to Baltra, with a Spanish speaking driver

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7 DAY CLASSIC ISLAND HOPPING

DAY 1 (L):QUITO/GUAYAQUIL – SAN CRISTOBALYour tour will start at San Cristobal Airport (SCY) where the guide will pick you up at the arrivals area of the airport. If you arrive before 02:00 PM you will get lunch. If you arrive later, lunch is not included. You will visit The San Cristobal Interpretation Center. Then you will go to Playa Mann for your first contact with the stunning waters of these islands.Accommodation in Hotel Casa Playa Mann or similar.DAY 2 (B, L):KICKER ROCKAfter breakfast, you go by boat to snorkel at the famous Kicker Rock, one of the most spectacular landmarks in the Galapagos Islands. Two volcanic rocks of 140 meters tall, located off the coast of San Cristobal Island. When viewed from the south the rocks look like a sleeping lion. In the afternoon you go back to the hotel.Accommodation in Hotel Casa Playa Mann or similar.DAY 3 (B, L, D):PUERTO AYORA – CHARLES DARWINS STATION – SANTA CRUZ ISLAND HIGHLANDSEarly in the morning you will take the public speedboat from San Cristobal to Puerto Ayora. You will have breakfast and drop your luggage at the hotel. Then you will visit the Charles Darwin Research Station, where you can see the Galapagos tortoise. In the afternoon you will go to the Highlands of Santa Cruz and you will have lunch here.Accommodation in Hotel Silberstein or similar.DAY 4 (B, L):SANTA FE ISLANDAfter breakfast you will travel to Santa Fe Island, it is a small island of 24 km² which lies in the center of the Galapagos archipelago. After a 45 minute boat ride, you will arrive to the bay of Santa Fe. There you will have a very nice snorkeling activity. After snorkeling, you will have a wet landing at a special island.Accommodation in Hotel Silberstein or similar.DAY 5 (B):FREE MORNING – ISABELA ISLAND – FLAMINGO LAGOONThis morning you have to explore by yourself. Around 1.30 PM, you will take a public speedboat to Isabela Island. Upon arrival in Isabela, you will visit the Flamingo Lagoon.Accommodation in Hotel The Wooden House or similar.DAY 6 (B, S):LOS TUNELES SNORKELINGToday, you will explore the amazing formations of lava created by the last eruptions of the Volcanic Island along the seashore. Over here, you will have the best snorkeling opportunity with all these beautiful animals, including the curious Galapagos penguin playing around.Accommodation in Hotel The Wooden House or similar.DAY 7 (B):TRANSFER OUT TO BALTRA AIRPORTAt 6:00 AM you take the public speedboat to Puerto Ayora, then you go by taxi to the airport.

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