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4-Day Galapagos Islands Express Tour

3 Ratings
  • E-Ticket
  • Day Trip
  • Group Tour
  • 96 hr

Galápagos Islands, highland part of Santa Cruz Island (Includes lava Tunnels and a turtle reserve), Tortuga Beach & Bay Tour.

Itinerary Details

Day 1: Welcome

Stop At: Charles Darwin Research Station, Ave Charles Darwin, Puerto Ayora 200350 Ecuador
Welcome at the Baltra airport and transfer by public buses to the tip of the Itabaca Canal, where you'll proceed by ferry to Santa Cruz Island.

On the way to your accommodation, you'll have the opportunity to visit the lava tunnels and a turtle reserve.

See, too, the Charles Darwin Research 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. (Transfer operates daily at 13h00). Accommodation. **It will be possible to operate transfers without visits and without guide at the following times: 10h00 and 15h00** (previous request).
Duration: 5 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: La Isla 3½* Star Hotel or similar

Day 2: Tortuga Bay and Canal del Amor

Stop At: Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay, South-West of the town of Puerto Ayora, 200350 Ecuador
Breakfast at hotel. In the morning, enjoy an excursion to Tortuga Bay Beach. After 40 minute walk, you'll arrive at one of the most beautiful beaches in the Galapagos, with white sand and green mangroves.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Canal del Amor, Ecuador
In the afternoon, take a yacht tour of the bay, 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, you'll proceed to the Canal del Amor, a 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.

Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: La Isla 3½* Star Hotel or similar

Day 3: Free Day

Stop At: Santa Cruz Island, Ecuador
Breakfast at hotel. Free day to choose any extra activities of your own choice.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: La Isla 3½* Star Hotel or similar

Day 4: Los Gemelos and Last Day

Stop At: Los Gemelos, Ecuador
Breakfast at hotel. We 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. (Transfer operates daily at 07h00, 09h00 and 12h00). Includes only transport.
Duration: 3 hours

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