Welcome at the Baltra airport and transfer by public bus to the tip of the Itabaca canal, where you'll proceed by a public ferry service in Santa Cruz Island. Transport will be waiting in order to transfer you to Puerto Ayora, area where the hotels are located on the Island.
On the way to your accommodation, you'll have the opportunity to visit the lava tunnels and a turtle reserve. See, too, the Charles Darwin Research Station, where you can learn more about the Galápagos Islands; the species that live in this enchanted place, its origin, the theory of Evolution, the conservation programs, and observe some giant turtles in captivity. (Transfer operates daily at 13h00). Accommodation.
**It will be possible to operate transfers without visits and without guide at the following times: 10h00 and 15h00** (previous request)
Breakfast at hotel. In the morning, enjoy an excursion to Tortuga Bay Beach. After 40 minute walk, you'll arrive at one of the most beautiful beaches in the Galapagos, with white sand and green mangroves.
Breakfast at hotel. Excursion in yacht to Santa Fe Island with fishing.
Return to Puerto Ayora to accommodation.
Breakfast at hotel. Excursión to Cerro Mesa & Garrapatero. Leave Puerto Ayora for the higher part of Santa Cruz Island, where you'll take your bikes to get to Cerro Mesa Ecological Reserve. Walk its paths, admiring flora and fauna plus the spectacular view of the island and its surroundings from the viewpoint.
Then, you'll continue to Garrapatero Beach for a picnic on the shore. Have the rest of the afternoon to enjoy the beach, home to species such as flamingos and mallards. Rent kayaks (optional). At an arranged time, return to Puerto Ayora.
Note: You can modify the tour, and instead of cycling, it can be done in a vehicle.
Breakfast at hotel. We 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 public bus that takes you to the airport. On the route from the hotel to the canal, you will have the opportunity to make a brief stop at the craters "Los Gemelos", crater holes formed by the collapse of materials, surrounded by scalesia's forests. (Transfer operates daily at 07h00, 09h00 and 12h00). Includes only transport.