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Stunning Galapagos Tour, Land Based Tour

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Stunning Galapagos Tour

Galapagos Land Based Tour
6 days – 5 nights

Stunning Galapagos Tour, Land Based Tour
Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos
Las Grietas, Stunning Galapagos Tour
Snorkeling, Stunning Galapagos Tour
Isabela Island, Stunning Galapagos Tour
Charles Darwin Station Galapagos Islands

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Stunning Galapagos Itinerary 6 days

Day 1 Baltra – Santa Cruz Charles Darwin Station
Day 2 Sailing Tour (Bartolome or North Seymour or Plazas)
Day 3 Las Grietas Snorkeling & Speed Boat to Isabela
Day 4 Isabela Island Tintoreras & Wall of Tears
Day 5 Isabela Island – Lava Tunnels
Day 6 IsabelaSanta Cruz – Baltra 
Day 1:  Baltra – Charles Darwin Station
Charles Darwin Station Galapagos

Flight from Quito or Guayaquil to Baltra´s airport where a naturalist guide will transfer you to Puerto Ayora. After lunch,…

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…visit the Charles Darwin Research Station.
Here you will see a variety of species of Giant Tortoises. You will also learn about the ongoing conservation efforts directed at preserving the Giant Tortoises, as well as the environment of the archipelago.
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Day 2:  Sailing Tour (Bartolome / North Seymour / Plazas)
North Seymour Island Galapagos Islands

After breakfast, the guide will meet you at the hotel to take you to the dock and start the navigable tour, lunch will be…

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…served on board. In the afternoon return to the port. According to boat availability, you can choose one of the following trips:

North Seymour Island is a spectacular place to hike, swim, and enjoy snorkeling. The main attractions are: the frigates, boobies, gulls, hawks, green sea turtles and the famous Galapagos Sharks.

Bartolome Island is the most attractive landscape of the archipelago. This island is undoubtedly the most photographed in all the Galapagos Islands. You can appreciate a spectacular view of two beautiful bays and observe the fascinating formations of lava and volcanic cones.

Two islands form Plazas. The turquoise waters of the channel contrast brilliantly with the white sand and black lava coast. It is a wonderful spot to observe marine life, including manta rays. Coasts are perfect for snorkeling activity.

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Day 3:  Las Grietas Snorkeling & Speed Boat to Isabela
Las Grietas Galapagos Islands

Crossing Puerto Ayora’s bay, you can reach the other side of town. In this part of town, you can rest at the German’s beach…

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…or walk for 20 minutes until you reach The Grietas.
The grietas are formed because of the underground filtering of seawater, forming a beautiful, deep pond where you can enjoy great snorkeling and swimming. You can also dive into the water from 7 and 8-meter natural rock platforms. Around noon return to Puerto Ayora for lunch and then board the speedboat for your transfer to Isabela Island.
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Day 4:  Isabela Island Tintoreras & Wall of Tears
Tintoreras Galapagos Islands

Today we have Tintoreras Islet Tour. The guide will transfer passengers to the dock of Puerto Villamil in order to embark…

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…on small boats. After a short ride (approx. 15 min.), we arrive at Tintoreras. After the hike through the islet, we will snorkel. We can see starfish, multicolor fish, sea-urchins, and with luck manta rays, sharks, and sea lions that may swim with us close up.
In the afternoon you will go to the Wall of Tears; the wall has a length of 100m and a height of 7m. The name is derived from the difficult and painful nature of the conditions in which the prisoners were forced to work. Visit a Lava Tunnel near the Wall, as well as visits to Mirador Orchilla, Estero de Isabela, and Playa del Amor
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Day 5:   Isabela Island – The Tunnels
Lava tunels, Galapagos

In the morning you will go to the tunnels for a great snorkeling opportunity. Entering Los Tuneles can sometimes be…

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…tricky, but when the sea is calm it almost feels like you are surfing in by boat along the breakers. Inside the breakers, the water is calm, shallow and crystal clear. It is to be compared to snorkeling in an aquarium! First, you pass through the labyrinth of lava tubes that have spilled over into the sea as time and the ocean has created a maze of these tubes, many of which are now lava arches with narrow passes above the sea. Some are still intact and you are able to land and walk for a short time, whilst viewing 2 active volcanoes in the background.
As you continue to snorkel, you are also able to swim up close to the rocks where blue-footed boobies are resting, sometimes with their young or sitting on eggs. There are so many different types of tropical fish and only in the Galapagos can you snorkel with penguins, sharks and tropical fish at the same time.

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Day 6:  Isabela – Santa Cruz – Baltra 
Baltra Island Galapagos

At 05:30 am, you will be transferred to the Port for embarkation. At your arrival at Santa Cruz around 08:30, a guide will…

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…be waiting for the transfer to the airport in Baltra, so you can take your flight back to Quito or Guayaquil. On the way, we will make a brief stop in order to visit two sunken “holes”, similar to craters, known as “Los Gemelos”.

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Included

  • Transportation between islands
  • Bilingual tour guide
  • Detailed meals
  • Hotels

Not included

  • Tips
  • Personal Expenses
  • Airfare tickets
  • Aditional activities
  • Snorkeling equipment

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