2 nights / 3 days
(Operates on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday)
• Transfer Baltra / hotel in Puerto Ayora, visiting the highland part of Santa Cruz Island (Includes lava Tunnels and a turtle reserve) + Visit the Scientific Charles Darwin Station. (Transfer operates at 12h00pm, except on Saturdays at 11h00am)
• 2 nights of accommodation in Galápagos (Santa Cruz Island) with breakfast
• Excursion to Tortuga Beach & Bay Tour
• Transfer hotel / airport & Finca de Café (Transfer operates at 8h30am)
• Hotel Taxes
(Program operates on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday)
“Playa mansa” is where we can swim and enjoy of the beach. Free time for lunch (not included). In the afternoon, tour around the bay on board a yacht, starting with a visit to “La Loberia”, named because of the presence of sea lions. Here you will be able to swim or snorkel. Then we proceed with our tour to the “Canal del Amor”, a marvelous site where nature gives us an unforgettable view; at the end of this channel, just a few meters forward, a viewpoint where we can observe reef sharks; from here we continue with a short walk to see the marine iguanas that inhabit in “Playa de los Perros”. Punta Estrada will also be visited. Return to Puerto Ayora.
*Note: shipping used in this excursion is a boat engine with capacity for 12 people. This tour only takes place Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays..
Our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel to go to the canal of Itabaca, where a ferry will take you to Baltra Island. At the port you will board a bus of your airline that takes you to the airport. En route you are going to visit a coffee plantation which is part of a social responsibility program. The encouragement for the organic coffee cultivation contributes to the conservation of plants and soil and therefore is deemed to be a perfect model of sustainable tourism.
**Net Prices per person (subject to change)
**Prices in US Dollars
|Hotel Flamingo or Red Booby
|Silberstein (Superior 3*s)
|Isla Sol by SolyMar (First 4*)
|Sol y Mar (Superior 4*)
|Royal Palm (Luxury 5*)
** Program does not include air ticket from Quito or Guayaquil
** Program does not include the Galapagos National Park taxes or the Transit Tourist Card, a total of US $ 110,00
** Prices are valid until December 15 /2013
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND MOUNTAIN TOUR & CHARLES DARWIN SCIENTIFIC STATION
You will visit the Gemelos craters to enjoy the nature diversity of this place. Discover a lava tunnel and see the formation of a cavern and suffers walls. Then walk trough the famous turtles Galapagos paradise, and follow your visit to the scientific Charles Darwin station where you will easily understand the formation of the islands, species and their evolution. Learn and understand the conservation programs for the islands and finally see another giant turtles Galapagos place and visit the famous Solitary George.
BAY TOUR AND TORTUGA BAY (SANTA CRUZ)
You can get to know the island and visit La Lobería named for all the huge sea lion colonies that live there. Here one will be able to do snorkeling and to swim, play with the sea lions, see beautiful fish of all colors and sea turtles In the Canal del Amor you can observe reef sharks and also have the possibility of swimming, snorkeling with them
Tortuga Bay is a beautiful white sand beach, in which you will be able to snorkell, as well as enjoy the beach.