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9-Day Tour Including Hacienda La Danesa and Galapagos

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What to Expect
Day 1: Welcome to Ecuador

You will be greeted by an assistant outside your terminal. The picturesque drive to Hacienda La Danesa is 1 hour approximately towards the countryside.

Day 2: Hacienda Experience

After a healthy ‘From Farm to Table’ breakfast, you will be briefed with all the experiences we have designed.
• From Bean to Bar’ Chocolate Workshop
• From Farm to Table Lunch
• Milking in the Garden
• Biking
• Tubing in the Lazy River

Day 3: Cloudforest and Waterfalls Hike

We will depart to the Cloud Forest after breakfast with a naturalist guide. You will visit three different waterfalls where you may jump in and feel the power of water. Your guide will show you different birds that are native of the Cloud Forest and you will algo have the opportunity to visit a local farmer to produce your own Sugar Cane Juice with Lime!

Day 4: Welcome to Galápagos Islands

After breakfast, you will be driven to Guayaquil International Airport and assisted in the check in process. Upon arriving to Galápagos Islands, an assistant will greet you and drive you to Casa Roca. You will be welcomed by the house staff with cold beers and a traditional cebiche for you to make yourself at home and enjoy the beautiful views. Your assistant will take you for a walk along the properties trails (where Galapagos Tortoises roam freely). In the afternoon you may be driven into town for a walk or a visit to Las Grietas before you return home for a candle light dinner surrounded by nature.

Day 5: Navigable Excursion to Nearby Island

You will be picked up early morning to drive to your small boat excursion (up to 12 guests) and explore a nearby island. On Navigable Excursion Days, you will have the opportunity to learn about Charles Darwin theory, snorkel, swim, hike and get up legally close to the wildlife. We work with the best small private day excursion yachts and naturalist guides. Islands to be confirmed.

Day 6: Highland Tour and Paddle Boarding

We will head to the Itabaca Channel or Port (depending on the Galapagos National Park permits) to explore its turquoise waters. You will receive brief paddleboard (SUP) instructiongs before getting into the water where we will see some of the famous Galapagos wildlife such as blue-footed boobies, sea lions, brown pelicans, a variety of herons and white- tipped reef sharks.

Day 7: Navigable Excursion 

Day 8: Garrapatero’s Beach

You will take some time off to explore the islands by biking downhill until Garrapatero’s Beach. You will be escorted by a private car with soft drinks and a box lunch. This day is great to take in all what you have experienced in Ecuador and enjoy a day in white sand beaches. We will provide towels and a sun umbrella as well.

Day 9: Goodbye Ecuador
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Important Information
Departure Point
• Guayaquil International Airport
Duration
9 days
Inclusions
  • 3 Nights at Restored Stables or similar at Hacienda La Danesa
  • 5 Nights at Casa Roca in Galápagos Islands
  • All Meals and Soft Drinks
  • All Excursions listed in the program
  • All Snorkeling and Paddle Boarding Equipment
  • English Speaking Assistants
  • Navigable Excursions in Small Boat (up to 12 passengers)
  • Certified English Speaking Naturalist Guides
  • All Transfers
  • All Airport Assistance
  • Ingala TCT Transit Cards
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
Exclusions
  • Galápagos Entry Fees ($100 each paid in cash at Galápagos Airport)
  • Alcoholic Drinks
  • Additional Snacks and Transfers
  • Tips
  • Airfares
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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