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4-Day Galapagos Island Hopping Classic

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  • Day Trip
  • Group Tour
  • 96 hr

The Galapagos Classic Island Hopping tours are designed for travelers who like a mix of adventure, family owned hotels and good food. These tours are a combination of interesting day tours and time to explore the Galapagos islands by yourself. The hotels are tourist superior class. HIGHLIGHTS - Santa Cruz highlands: You will be surrounded by impressive flora and fauna including giant tortoises in their natural habitat and unique volcanic features. - Bartolomé / Floreana / North Seymour: on these uninhabited islands you will find lots of endemic species. - La Loberia: A beatiful beach where you can find plenty of sea lions, interacting with each other. - Isla Lobos: Snorkel, swim and hike around sea lions, blue footed boobies and other species.

Itinerary Details

Day 1: TRANSFER IN – TWINS – HIGHLANDS

Stop At: Seymour Airport, Aeropuerto Seymour de Baltra, Isla Baltra Baltra, Ecuador
Your tour will start at Baltra airport (GPS) where the guide will pick you up at the arrivals area of the airport and will take you to the highlands of Santa Cruz. First you make a stop at the Twin Craters. “Los Gemelos”, or the Twin Craters, are located opposite to each other. You will have lunch in the highlands (if your arrival is before 2 PM). This includes a visit to the famous Lava tunnels. Rancho Primicias is located on the top of the island Santa Cruz. This is a humid tropical forest and offers varied landscape. Its major tourist attraction are the tortoises that migrate from the park to this property at certain times of the year. Afterwards you will be brought to Puerto Ayora.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Accommodation in Silberstein or similar

Day 2: BARTOLOME / FLOREANA / NORTH SEYMOUR

Stop At: North Seymour Island, Ecuador
Today you will visit an uninhibited island by boat. It will either be Floreana, Bartolome or North Seymour. You can tell us your preference and we try to get you to that island. Unfortunately due to availability we cannot guarantee the island. You will navigate for about 30 min up to 2,5 hours to get to the island. You will have a short hike to get to know the land species and afterwards you will go snorkeling. Around 4 PM you will be back in the village and you might have time to visit the Charles Darwin Station by yourself.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: Box lunch provided
Accommodation included: Accommodation in Silberstein or similar

Day 3: SAN CRISTOBAL – LA LOBERIA SELF-GUIDED – ISLA LOBOS

Stop At: La Loberia, Ecuador
At 07:00 AM you take the public speedboat to San Cristobal. Here you’ll be picked up and the driver will take you to your hotel. The rest of the morning is free, and you can visit La Loberia beach on your own.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Isla Lobos, San Cristobal Island, Galapagos, 120506 Ecuador
At 01:00 PM you will go to Isla Lobos where you will have a high chance to see blue-footed boobies and a big Galapagos sea lion colony. The boat ride takes about 20 min and upon arrival, you will have a snack / basic local lunch. Afterwards you have a hike of about 1,5 hours before you go snorkeling.
Duration: 3 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Accommodation in Hotel Casa Opuntia or similar

Day 4: TRANSFER OUT

Stop At: Airport Isla San Cristobal, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
After breakfast, you will have a drop off at San Cristobal Airport (just 5 min). In the morning you usually have time to enjoy a bit more of the sea lions at Playa Mann or you can go to the interpretation center by yourself. The tour will end upon arrival to the airport where you will depart to Quito or Guayaquil.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.