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Galapagos Flash 4-Day Tour

Product ID: 8355
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Visit the legendary Galapagos Islands and view the many species of wildlife that flourish in this area. Free time is provided during your trip to explore Santa Cruz and its many activities.
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Duration: 4 days
Starting time 1:00 PM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Santa Cruz highlands, Natural Tortoise Reserve, Lava Tubes & Charles Darwin Research Station
  • Use your free day to take advantage of the many optional activities
  • Make a brief stop at Los Gemelos craters
Full description
Visit the legendary Galapagos Islands and view the many species of wildlife that flourish in this area. Free time is provided during your trip to explore Santa Cruz and its many activities.

Itinerary:

Day 1 : Welcome at the Baltra airport and free transfer by bus to the tip of the Itabaca canal, , where you will proceed by a public ferry service in the Island of Santa Cruz. Transport will be waiting in order to transfer you to Puerto Ayora, area where the hotels are located on the Island. On the way, you will have the opportunity to visit the lava tunnels and a Turtle reserve. Visit to the Scientific Charles Darwin 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. Accommodation.

Please note: it will be possible to operate transfers without visits and without a guide at the following times — 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM.

Day 2: Breakfast at hotel. In the morning excursion to Tortuga Bay Beach, after 40minute walk (approx.) we will arrive to this magic place, one of the most beautiful beaches in the Galapagos!, with white sand and green mangroves. “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 Lobería”, 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.

Please note: shipping used in this excursion is a boat engine with capacity for 16 people. This tour only takes place Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

Day 3 : Breakfast at hotel. Free day to choose any extra activities of your own choice and accommodation

Day 4 : Breakfast at hotel. Your 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 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 (transfers operate daily at 7:00 AM, 9:00 AM, and 12:00 PM). Includes transport only.

* Your exact itinerary in Galapagos may change due to climate conditions, operations, logistics and availability. Gray Line reserves the right to make any changes as necessary, as the safety of our passengers is our number one priority.

Includes
  • Bilingual guide
  • Transfers IN/OUT (Baltra´s Airport)
  • All internal transfers
  • 3 Nights accommodation in Santa Cruz (Puerto Ayora)
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Listed excursions and visits
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Airfare to/from Baltra Airport
  • Transit Control Card (USD 20.00)
  • Galapagos National Park Entrance Fee (Adult: USD 100.00 - Child under 12 USD 50.00)
  • Additional Food & Beverages
  • Optional activities on free day
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
Know before you go
Please note that this tour must be booked a minimum of 60 days in advance.

The hotel category for your stay is: Superior Tourist - 3.5 stars.

Your exact itinerary in Galapagos may change due to climate conditions, operations, logistics and availability. Gray Line reserves the right to make any changes necessary as the safety of our passengers is our number one priority.

From US$ 714 per person

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Gray Line Ecuador

Product ID: 8355