Tortuga Bay Beach | Santa Cruz Island
Chico Volcano | Galapagos
The Crevasses | Galapagos
Bartolome Island | Galapagos

Isabela and Santa Cruz - Galapagos Tour

Day by day

Baltra. 12h30 Emetebe flight to Isabela Island. Afternoon visit to Sucre´s cave, located 14Km of Villamil Port, placed in the agricultural area of the Island. Enjoy a short walk to appreciate the typical vegetation and endemic plants. Continue to Mirador de Mango from where you have panoramic views of southern Isabela and the agricultural area. This is also a place for finch birds’ observation. Return to the hotel by dinner. Overnight at Scalesia Lodge (L,D)

Today you will visit some of Isabela´s best attractions, the Sierra Negra and Volcan Chico.
Sierra Negra is one of the most active volcanoes of the archipelago, its recent eruption took place in 2005. Volcan Chico is the youngest flank of Sierra Negra, near its northern rim. Return to the Scalesia Lodge for lunch. In the afternoon enjoy Concha Perla where you can swim and snorkel alongside tropical fish, sea lions, penguins and turtles and it is also possible to observe up to 20 bird species. Overnight at Scalesia Lodge. (B,L,D)
Highlights: Basaltic caldera, stunning views, finches
Dry landing

“Tintoreras” is a group of islets, located a short distance from Puerto Villamil. Reachable only by boat, Tintoreras includes a short walk alongside a maze of narrow lava crevices, broken “AA” lava flows, sandy beaches and stunning coves framed by Mangroves.
Back to Scalesia Lodge for lunch. In the afternoon visit a historic site of Isabela, El Muro de las Lagrimas (Wall of tears), this wall was built from huge blocks of lava by exile inmates during 1945 to 1959 as a punishment while Isabela was a penal colony. Overnight at Scalesia Lodge. (B,L,D) Tintoreras Tour: Accompanied with a private guide
Highlights: White-tipped reef sharks, penguins, marine turtles, sea lions, marine iguanas
Dry landing / Wet landing

Early in the morning transfer to the airport to take your flight back to Baltra. Pick up and transfer to Puerto Ayora. Visit to Las Grietas. Las Grietas means “the Crevasses,” a simple name for one of the Galápagos Islands’ most enchanting locations – a series of three elongated, almost rectangular pools amid tall lava cliffs. In the afternoon visit Tortuga Bay beach. Tortuga Bay is located to the southwest of Puerto Ayora, on Santa Cruz Island. Its name means turtle, since it is the favorite place for sea turtles to lay their eggs. After the visit you will be taken to Finch Bay Hotel. Overnight at Finch Bay. (B,L)
Dry landing / Wet landing

Day trip (navigation to one of these islands: Bartolome Island, Santa Fe Island, Plazas Island or North Seymour Island) (**Please find more information below).
Overnight at Finch Bay. (B,L)

After breakfast, transfer to the airport in Baltra to take the flight back to the Continent. (B)
NOTE: Itineraries subject to change without notice. The sequence of visits might be altered depending on arrival of flights to Baltra or Isabela, weather conditions, or other unexpected circumstances beyond our control.


  • Accommodations.
  • All tours described on the program (except on the Lodging h/b option )
  • Meals as described on our itinerary
  • Service and sales taxes
  • Transfer in from Pto Villamil to the lodge and transfer out from the lodge to Pto Villamil.

Does not Include

  • Air fare from Quito or Guayaquil to Baltra and back. Flights can be arranged upon request.
  • Entrance fee to Galapagos National Park (US$100 per person)
  • Transit card to enter Galapagos (USD 20,00 per person)
  • Entrance fee to Puerto Villamil (USD 10,00 per person)
  • Baltra´s airport transportation fee (US$5 per person for Tame flights – other airlines free)
  • Transportation from Baltra to Isabela and back (can be arranged upon request).
  • Beverages
  • Gratuites
  • Anything not mentioned in our itineraries


  • White-tipped reef sharks
  • Marine tortoise
  • Birdwatching
  • Snorkeling
  • Hiking
Tortuga Bay Beach | Santa Cruz Island
Chico Volcano | Galapagos
The Crevasses | Galapagos
Bartolome Island | Galapagos
Isabela and Santa Cruz
6 Days

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