5-Day Trip in Santa Cruz Galápagos Land-based/Low budget

The 5-day  program you will experience the highlights of the Galapagos Islands, you can choose from tourist  to luxury Class hotels.  Transportation, accommodation in double or single rooms, some meals included (Ecuadorian menu), and a bilingual naturalist guide, who will accompany you during the tours. If you are a single traveler it is possible to join the group tour and to stay in a private room upon a single charge. The highlights of this program are: in Santa Cruz  

, El Chato, Twin Craters, Tortuga Bay, Cracks, Charles Darwin Station and  uninhabited island ( North Seymour or Pinzon or South Plazas or Floreana)

per adult from

$1,696

NZD

Duration

5 days

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • 4x Breakfast
    • 2x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • 4 nights accommodation in selected hotels
    • Certified English/Spanish speaking guide
    • Snorkeling gear including fins and Wetsuit (shorty 2.5mm) when the excursions include water activities
    • Small-group tour or private as described in the program
    • Airport transfers in the island
    • All transportation on the islands (boat, car) (except transportation during the free time)
    • 24 hours asisstance in English / Spanish
    • Entry/Admission - Reserva El Chato
    • Entry/Admission - El Garrapatero
    • Entry/Admission - Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay
    • Entry/Admission - Charles Darwin Research Station
    • Entry/Admission - North Seymour Island
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance fee $100,00 (American dollars) in Galapagos National Park
    • Flight from/to Galápagos Islands ( we will help to organize it according to the itinerary, contact us)
    • INGALA $20,00 (American dollars) in the mainland airport
    • If you are a single traveler it has an extra single supplement service: $200,00 (Tourist Class Hotels) / $300,00 (Standard Class Hotels) / $780,00 (Comfort Class Hotels) Pay directly to local tour operator.
    • Tips

  • Day 1: Santa Cruz Island/ Transfer in + El Chato + Garrapatero beach

    Stop At: Reserva El Chato, Isla Santa Cruz, Puerto Ayora 200350 Ecuador
    You will be picked up at the airport by your private certified guide. Then, you will take the public bus to the Itabaca Channel, which you will cross on a ferry. Subsequently, you will go in the taxi to a ranch (El Chato) in the highlands to see giant tortoises in the free environment.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: El Garrapatero, NE of Puerto Ayora 19 km, Puerto Ayora 200350 Ecuador
    We will go to Garrapatero beach on the east coast of Santa Cruz Island is a beautiful spot to snorkel or swim and enjoy the sunny days. This is a great place on the island to find sea lions and turtles, sally lightfoot crabs, and an incredible variety of reef fish.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Selected hotel in Santa Cruz

    Day 2: Uninhabited Island

    Stop At: Galapagos Islands, Galapagos Islands
    Yacht tour to an uninhabited island. That will either be Santa Fé, Plazas, Pinzon or Seymour. The destination will depend on the availability, weekday and program of the National Park. On Santa Fé and Plazas you can spot endemic land iguanas. Pinzon island is known for the best snorkel and Seymour you can see frigate birds, land iguanas, and blue-footed boobies. Santa Fe is also home to a large Sea Lion nursery so it is understandable that the best highlight for most that visit this island is snorkeling with the Sea Lions.
    Duration: 6 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch: Box Lunch
    Accommodation included: Selected hotel in Santa Cruz

    Day 3: Free day in the Santa Cruz Island

    Pass By: Santa Cruz Island, Ecuador
    Breakfast at the hotel. Free day in Santa Cruz for diving (optional) on your own. Opportunity to visit some attractions like las Grietas, Tortuga Bay or playa de Los Alemanes.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Selected hotel in Santa Cruz

    Day 4: Tortuga Bay Beach / Charles Darwin Station

    Stop At: Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay, South-West of the town of Puerto Ayora, 200350 Ecuador
    This day we will have the opportunity to hike to Tortuga Bay to observe the magnificent wildlife before arriving on a beautiful beach for swimming.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Charles Darwin Research Station, Ave Charles Darwin, Puerto Ayora 200350 Ecuador
    You will visit the Charles Darwin Station that is primarily an international scientific research station situated on the outskirts of Puerto Ayora. You will be taken to its visitor center to learn about the geology, climate, natural history and the conservation of the Galapagos Islands.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Selected hotel in Santa Cruz

    Day 5: Santa Cruz Island / Transfer to the airport

    Stop At: North Seymour Island, Ecuador
    Your driver will take you to the Itabaca Channel, which you will cross on a ferry. Your driver will accompany you until the check-in point where your program ends with your return flight to the mainland.
    Duration: 1 minute

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Baltra Island, Ecuador
    Departure Time :
    12:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with minimum 2 paying adults
    • Infant meals not included
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • If you are a single traveler it has an extra single supplement service: $200,00 (Tourist Class Hotels) / $300,00 (Standard Class Hotels) / $780,00 (Comfort Class Hotels) Pay directly to local tour operator.
    • Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on bag. Oversized or excessive luggage (e.g. surfboards, golf clubs or bikes) may have certain restrictions, please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Itinerary subject to change due to Galapagos National Park dispositions or to circumstances beyond our control, no refunds will be applicable in these cases
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) 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 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

12

Organised by Latin Adventures Cía Ltda

Activity ID: V-10512P76

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