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Great tour, Galápagos Natural Life direct tour operator had designed this tour in order to know the better places to see wildlife in Galápagos Island, 4 days with 3 islands, you Will see the most representative animals in Galápagos islands as Giant tortoise, blue-footed booby, penguins, sea lions, marine iguanas, corral sharks, flamingos, Darwin finches and more, we included in our Budget tourist class accommodation but you can ask for upgrade to superior or first-class accommodation, we can open new departures any day with a minimum one passenger, our rates doesn't included Galapagos flight
What to Expect
Itinerary

Day 1: Santa Cruz Island: visit Highlands or Bay Tour. (only one of them)

Stop At: Reserva El Chato, Isla Santa Cruz, Puerto Ayora 200350 Ecuador
Highlands: Visit the El Chato 1, El Chato 2 or Primicias Farm, in any of these you can see the Giant Galapagos Tortoises and the typical vegetation of Galapagos
Duration: 2hours
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Las Grietas, Trail From West of Finch Bay Eco Hotel, Puerto Ayora 200350 Ecuador
Bay Tour: It's an interesting tour where you could visit these places: The Dog's Beach, Love Channel, Shark's channel and Las Grietas.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Accommodation in a Tourist class hotel in Puerto Ayora. It can be the Galapagos Native Hostel, Spain, or similar.

Day 2: Pinzón Island

Stop At: Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay, South-West of the town of Puerto Ayora, 200350 Ecuador
Itinerary:
Breakfast
Pick up from your Hotel in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island.
Boarding Time at 08:00 am.
Sailing time from Santa Cruz to Pinzón Island. (1h20 minutes)
Arrival to Pinzon Island at 09:20 am. aprpoximately.
3 times for snorkeling (45 minutes each one)
Lunch
Visit La Fé Beach
Return to Santa Cruz at 14:40 pm
Arrival to Santa Cruz at 16:00 pm approximately.
Transfer to your Hotel
Briefing for next day activities

Places to Visit:
Pinzon Island: Called in honor of the Pinzón brothers, captains of the caravels Pinta and La Niña in the first expedition of Christopher Columbus (his name in English reminds the Viscount of Duncan). It has an area of 18 km² and a maximum altitude of 458 meters. It has no places to visit and a special permit from the authorities is required to enter. The main forest species are on the island, in the humid zone, there is a unique species called the margarita tree. Pinzón is home to sea lions, giant tortoises, marine iguanas and dolphins, as well as other endemic species.

La Fé Beach: Beach to rest, have a short path, where you can see marine iguanas also for its crystal clear water you can see small sharks and we can also do snorkeling.

Details:
Animals to see: Sea lions, sea turtles, reef fish, starfish, eagle rays, tintoreras sharks, penguins in cold season.

Activities: Snorkeling

What do you bring: Sunscream, Repellent, Light clothing, Binoculars, Camera, swimsuit.

Include: Breakfast, Professional bilingual guide, Transport, Lunch,Snack, Water, Hotel Accommodation and Snorkeling Equipment.

Not Included: Dinner, Tips and Additional Expenses.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Accommodation in a Tourist class hotel in Puerto Ayora. It can be the Galapagos Native Hostel, Spain, or similar.

Day 3: Isabela Island

Stop At: Isabela Island, Galapagos, 010850 Ecuador
Itinerary:
Breakfast
Pick up from your Hotel in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island.
Boarding Time at 07:00 am.
Sailing time from Santa Cruz to Isabela Island.
Arrival to Villamil Port in Isabela Island at 09:00 am. approximately.
Visit the Wetlands
Visit the Flamingos Lake
Visit the Tortoise Breeding Center
Lunch
Snorkeling in Tintoreras (45 minutes)
Return to Santa Cruz at 15:00 pm
Arrival at Santa Cruz at 17:00 pm approximately.
Transfer to your Hotel
Briefing for next day activities

Places to Visit:
Wetlands: The Wetlands of Isabela Island are located just outside of Puerto Villamil. The Wetlands consist of lagoons, swamps, and mangroves and are home to a variety of unique bird species such as common stilts, whimbrels, white-cheeked pintails, and gallinules. The Wetlands can be visited on foot via a path that winds through the swamps.

Flamingo Lake: To the west of Puerto Villamil there are various salt and brackish lagoons which house an impressive variety of coastal and sea birds. Here, visitors can also find the largest concentration of flamingos in Galapagos.

Arnaldo Tupiza Breeding Center: The Tortoise Breeding Center (also known as the Interpretation Center) is located nearby Puerto Villamil. A boardwalk connects the town to the Center, stretching across the wetlands and Prickly Pear Cacti shrub. Five sub-species of the Giant Tortoise exist on the island, yet their populations are threatened by introduced animals such as goats and cats. At the Tortoise Breeding Center, eggs are nursed in a hatchery and the giant tortoise adults are observed in supervised corrals. The Center aims to increase the population and secure the survival of these species.

Tintoreras: The Tintoreras Islets, located a short distance from Puerto Villamil, is home to a great variety of wildlife. Its turquoise, crystalline waters are inhabited by white-tipped reef sharks, Galapagos penguins, marine turtles and sea lions. One of its beaches, surrounded by mangroves is one of the few sites where marine iguanas can reproduce successfully.

Details:
Animals to see: Giant tortoises, flamingos, terrestrial iguanas, white fin sharks, sea lions, reef fish.
Activities: Trekking and Snorkeling
What do you bring: Sunscream, Repellent, Light clothing, Binoculars, Camera, swimsuit.

Include: Breakfast, Professional bilingual guide, Transport, Lunch,Snack, Water, Hotel Accommodation and Snorkeling Equipment.

Not Included: Isabela Fee $10,Dinner, Tips and Additional Expenses.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Accommodation in a Tourist class hotel in Puerto Ayora. It can be the Galapagos Native Hostel, Spain, or similar.

Day 4: Santa Cruz Island

Stop At: Santa Cruz Island, Ecuador
Itinerary:
Breakfast
Pick up from your Hotel in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island.
Transfer to Twin Craters in Santa Cruz.
Visit to Twin Craters
Transfer from San Cristotal to Baltra Airport
Return Flight.

Places to Visit:
Twin Craters: The Twin Craters are, in fact, not craters. These impressive holes were formed by magma (lava) domes which hardened on the outside but continued to flow on the inside, leaving huge but empty chambers that collapsed with the passing of time, creating this breathtaking scenery that resembles two pit crates. The Twins are located in the highlands of Santa Cruz Island and are surrounded by lush and green forests, dominated by the endemic Scalesia plants. It is possible to walk along the rim of the craters to better appreciate the magnitude of the holes as well as the local flora and fauna. This site is also one of the most likely places to observe the endemic short-ear owl of the Galapagos.
Details:

Activities: Trekking
What do you bring: Sunscream, Repellent, Light clothing, Binoculars, Camera.

Include: Breakfast, Transport.

Not Included: Lobbito Buss $5, Guide, Dinner, Lunch, Tips and Additional Expenses.
Duration: 15 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered

Airports

  • Baltra Airport, Ecuador
Duration
4 days
Inclusions
  • 3x Breakfast
  • 3x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
  • Entry/Admission - Reserva El Chato
  • Entry/Admission - Las Grietas
  • Entry/Admission - Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay
  • Entry/Admission - Isabela Island
Exclusions
  • Airflights
  • Landing and facility fees
  • Tips
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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By: Galapagos Natural Life - Day Tours
233 reviews
20michellec
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185
Wildlife +++
What an absolutely amazing time we had with the crew & other holiday makers. Our mission- see as much wildlife &
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40
Amazing Galapagos Trip
Highly recommend Natural Galapagos Life tours! Rodrigo is CEO and a very good point of contact. He replies to all
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15643
Very Reliable
Thank you to Rodrigo and Betty. It was my first time to travel alone. To galapagos no less. I decided to contract
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tuttasara
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2612
Excellent service: honest, helpful & attentive
Only have good words for Joseph, the Ceo, who help up to organize the trip. We manage to get good prices last
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145101
Excellent honest service!
My husband and I decided to book a visit to the Galapagos as an extension to our Machu Picchu trip. I booked our
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21
Excellent trip to Galapagos
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277
Best bartholome day tour
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1412
Good agency to work with for a Galapagos cruise
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237
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133
Ocean Spray Cruise – A Very Enjoyable and Memorable Experience.
I have had the experience of a lifetime in the Galapagos Islands aboard the Ocean Spray. It was assisted in no
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skriz007
Atlanta, United States
3211
Great service
Staff is easy to get ahold of: email, phone, or whatsapp. They had a rep waiting for us at the airport to walk us
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Kush J
Redmond, Washington
30
Galapagos Trip
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79
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Apostolia G
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193
Wonderful nature walking and snorkeling
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