5 Day Galapagos Expedition

You will explore the Galapagos Islands with a combination of organized day tours with an English speaking guide and time to explore by yourself with our self-guided packages. The self-guided package is full of information, walking routes and useful tips. During this program you will stay in local tourists or standard tourist superior class hotels with a private room and bathroom. All tours include some meals, transportation on and between the islands and activities mentioned in the tour itinerary. Dinners are not included, which makes you free to choose what you feel like at that moment.

per adult from

$2,304

NZD

Duration

5 days

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  • What's included :
    • 4x Breakfast
    • 2x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • Accommodation in private double or triple rooms.
    • Local naturalist guide (English & Spanish speaking).
    • Airport pickup and drop off at Baltra airport at your arrival/departure time.
    • Transportation on and between the Islands as described in the itinerary.
    • Snorkeling equipment during the whole tour: mask, snorkel, fins and life vest.
    • 24/7 assistance in Dutch, English and Spanish
    • Transportation between Baltra Airport – Itabaca Channel, each way
    What's excluded :
    • Round trip flights from mainland Ecuador to Galapagos Islands.
    • Entrance fee for the Galapagos National Park.
    • Migratory Control Card / Ingala Transit Card: $ 20 p.p. (cash only).
    • Isabela dock fee: $ 10 p.p. (cash only).
    • Water taxi $1 p.p. each way (this is a small boat that takes you from the Speedboat to the Harbor and vice versa)
    • Wet-suits rent $5 p.p. (recommendable between May-November)
    • Optional tips for the guide
    • Personal travel & health insurance.

  • Day 1: QUITO/GUAYAQUIL – BALTRA – SANTA CRUZ HIGHLANDS

    Stop At: Santa Cruz Island, Ecuador
    First of all, you fly from Quito or Guayaquil to Baltra Airport (it is highly recommended to book an early flight). At the Baltra airport, you meet up with our English speaking driver who will take you to the port of Puerto Ayora, but on the way, you will stop in the highlands of Santa Cruz Island to have your first encounter with the stunning nature of the Islands. After check in at your hotel, you will have a well-deserved rest and some time to explore the island and maybe catch a sea lion sleeping on a park bench.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Hotel Silberstein or similar.

    Day 2: ISABELA ISLAND – TINTORERAS ISLET

    Stop At: Las Tintoreras, Puerto Villamil Ecuador
    Early in the morning, at 06:00 AM, you will catch a speedboat to Isabela Island. Here you check in in your hotel. You will have some time to get familiar with the area before you go to Tintoreras Islet. These rock formations are located in front of Isabela Island and are home to two different shark species. Here you will be able to snorkel and have your first experience with the wonders of Galapagos marine wildlife.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Hotel Volcano or similar

    Day 3: ISABELA – SANTA CRUZ

    Stop At: Santa Cruz Island, Ecuador
    Today you will have a free morning in Isabela to walk around town or enjoy Puerto Villamil’s beach. You will have snorkeling equipment available all the time so you get to decide where and what to explore. In the afternoon you will take a public speedboat to Santa Cruz islands. In the afternoon you can go on a self-guided walk to Charles Darwin research station, where you can learn more about his theory of evolution of species, and even visit the Galapagos Breeding center.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Hotel Silberstein or similar

    Day 4: SANTA FE ISLAND SNORKELING

    Stop At: Santa Fe Island, Ecuador
    The departure will be around 8:00 AM. From the boat you will see various colonies: pelicans, gulls and perhaps blue footed boobies. In turquoise, calm waters in the bay of Santa Fé you will likely see a lot of sea lions. It is the ideal place to snorkel. Lunch will be on board. You will continue by boat until you arrive at Playa Escondida. Playa Escondida is a beautiful beach with clear water, the perfect place to enter the water one more time to swim and snorkel. You can also decide to go for a walk to observe the colonies of marine iguanas and their natural habitat. Until about 3:30 PM you can enjoy the beach, before heading back to Santa Cruz.

    *According to Galapagos National Park regulations and availability, Santa Fe island visit can be changed for another uninhabited island.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Hotel Silberstein or similar

    Day 5: BALTRA AIRPORT

    Stop At: Seymour Airport, Aeropuerto Seymour de Baltra, Isla Baltra Baltra, Ecuador
    Bye Galapagos! On the last day, you will have breakfast, and then your guide will bring you back to Baltra airport to catch your flight to Quito or Guayaquil. The tour will end upon arrival to the airport.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Baltra Airport, Ecuador
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • it is recommended to book flights that arrive early on the first day and leave later on the final day.
    • There are no guides on the transportation by public speedboat between islands.
    • Please try to bring small bags and luggage, The Galapagos public transportation is on average small and it takes more time and space when you bring large baggage.
    • It is important to have valid travel and medical insurance. Please inform us of any known medical conditions you have.
    • The operator reserves the right to change the itinerary without previous notice due to weather, National Park regulations or notifications and unforeseeable circumstances.
    • If you are a single traveler it is possible to join the group tour and to stay in a private room with a single supplement surcharge
    • Lead by a certified, multi-lingual, local, naturalist guide
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • In order to process your reservation please help us with all this information: round trip flights information from and to Galapagos, room type (twin, matrimonial or triple), Whatsapp phone number (in case you use it)
    • For all guests we need: passport number, date of birth, nationality, food restrictions, medical restrictions
    • Tap water on the Galapagos Islands might contain bacteria and should not be consumed, not even for brushing your teeth. Bottled or purified water is always recommended.
    • Inform yourself about food safety when traveling to tropical countries. Take the necessary precaution to avoid food poisoning (always wash your hands before eating, don’t eat ‘street food’, only eat peeled fruits, etc.).
    • It is possible that pictures will be taken during your tour, so it is recommended to bring a USB.
    • The exact amount for the fees mentioned in the 'What's excluded' section will be detailed in the voucher. If you want to know this information beforehand, please contact us through the platform.
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 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
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • Travelers must bring with them extra sanitary items to be used during the entire tour. Transportation: In the Galapagos speed boats, water taxis, and navigation boats, all the crew will use biosafety suits and equipment. Medicine: Travelers should bring their medications from their countries.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Rebecca Adventure Travel

Activity ID: V-29628P82

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