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6-Day Galapagos Expedition

Galapagos
From $1,854 p.p.

Tour Summary

The Expedition Galapagos Island Hopping Tours are designed for travelers who like a combination of organized activities and explore other parts of the Galapagos Islands by themselves. Read more about the Galapagos Archipelago through this link. 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.

Highlights

  • checkKicker RockThe favorite place for an array of marine birds, and great underwater life.
  • checkBay TourYou will visit the highlights around Puerto Ayora by boat, snorkel with sea lions and spot sharks and blue footed boobies.
  • checkUninhabited IslandVisit one of the uninhabited islands of the Galapagos: North Seymour, Bartolome, Plazas or Santa Fe.
  • checkLa LoberiaA beautiful beach where you can find plenty of sea lions, interacting with each other.
  • checkEl Junco VolcanoThe only place on the Galapagos with natural fresh water.

Itinerary

  • DAY 1 SAN CRISTOBAL – FREE AFTERNOON
    Rebecca Adventure Travel San Cristobal beach

    Today, your Galapagos Expeditions starts. You will arrive at the airport of San Cristobal, one of the main islands in the Galapagos. You will be picked up at the airport, and transferred by private transport, with an English-speaking contact person, to your hotel in the town of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. Here you will have a meet & greet with one of our staff members who will explain the rest of the itinerary to you. The rest of the afternoon is free to explore the town or walk to the Interpretation Center, Tijeretas the beaches nearby.

    • ActivityActivity:Sightseeing.
    • TransportTransport:Car.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Hotel Casa Opuntia or similar.
  • DAY 2 KICKER ROCK
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Kicker Rock

    Today you will have a day tour of Kicker Rock, with lunch and snorkeling equipment included. Once you arrive, the boat will anchor, and you will jump off the boat to snorkel the canal in between the rock formations. Here you will be able to spot different shark species (sometimes even hammerheads), turtles, rays, and more. After snorkeling, you will continue to Manglecito or a similar beach. This white coral beach offers the opportunity to walk around, relax, and swim in shallow waters before returning to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. You will have a box lunch on board.

    * It is also possible to dive at Kicker Rock (two immersions) if you have your PADI certificate (+ $ 80, including equipment).

    • ActivityActivity:Exploring. Snorkeling. Wildlife Watching.
    • TransportTransport:Boat.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast. Box Lunch.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Hotel Casa Opuntia or similar.
  • DAY 3 EL JUNCO – PUERTO CHINO – LA GALAPAGUERA
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Galapagos Beach People

    Today, you will have a half-day tour of the highlands of San Cristobal. In about 30 minutes, your driver will take you to your first stop; El Junco Crater Lake, the only freshwater lake on the Galapagos Islands. Afterward, you will continue driving to Puerto Chino, a beautiful white-sanded beach. Here, you can make a small walk passing the lazy sea lions that sleep on the beach, towards the blue-footed boobies on the rocks. You will walk back to the car so you can continue to La Galapaguera, a breeding center with very nice wooden walkways and clear indications. After the tour, you will have lunch, and then the driver will bring you back to your hotel.

    • ActivityActivity:Sightseeing. Walking. Wildlife-watching.
    • TransportTransport:Car.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast. Lunch.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Hotel Casa Opuntia or similar.
  • DAY 4 SANTA CRUZ – BAY TOUR – ACADEMY BAY – LA LOBERIA
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Galapagos Snorkeling

    In the morning, you will be transferred to the harbor to take a public speedboat to Santa Cruz Island. Upon arrival, you will be taken to your hotel where you will have a meet & greet with our staff member. In the afternoon, and after lunch, you have a Santa Cruz Bay tour included. During the tour, you are going by boat to Academy Bay where you can swim and snorkel with sea lions and all kinds of colorful fish. This place is also known as La Lobería. You can also see blue-footed boobies who are resting at the edge of the cliffs. If you climb to the viewpoint, and if you are lucky, you can even see white-tipped reed sharks swimming.

    • ActivityActivity:Exploring. Snorkeling. Wildlife Watching.
    • TransportTransport:Boat. Car.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast. Lunch.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Hotel Fiesta or similar.
  • DAY 5 NORTH SEYMOUR / BARTOLOME / PLAZAS / SANTA FE
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Santa Fe Island Sky

    Today, you will have a day to discover one uninhabited island of the Galapagos Archipelago. Depending on the Galapagos National Park itinerary and its availability, we will book you on a full-day tour to one of the uninhabited islands that can be visited from Santa Cruz: North Seymour, Bartolome, Plazas, or Santa Fe.

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking. Snorkeling. Wildlife-watching.
    • TransportTransport:Boat.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast. Box Lunch.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Hotel Fiesta or similar.
  • DAY 6 TRANSFER OUT
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Galapagos Iguana

    Today is the last day of your Galapagos Expedition. Following your flight schedule, we will program your transfer out to Baltra Airport with a Spanish-speaking driver.

    • TransportTransport:Boat. Bus. Car.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast.

Map

6 Day Galapagos Expedition Map

6 Day Galapagos Expedition Map

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Price Based on Number of Guests:
1 guest$ 2,445 p.p.
2 or more guests$ 1,854 p.p.
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Inclusions

  • Accommodation Accommodation in a single, double or triple room.
  • Meals Meals as described in the itinerary.
  • Plane Transfer in from San Cristobal Airport and transfer out to Baltra Airport.
  • Bus Transport Transportation fee between Baltra Airport – Itabaca Channel each way.
  • Bus Transport Transportation between the Islands.
  • Tour Guide Naturalist, English speaking guide (local Galapagos guide).
  • Activities All activities as described in the itinerary.
  • Gear Equipment Snorkeling equipment: mask, snorkel, fins, and life vest.
  • Safety Welcome kit with masks, anti-bacterial gel & gloves.
  • assistance 24/7 assistance in English, Dutch and Spanish.
  • Exclusion Exclusions

    + Round trip flights between mainland Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands.
    +Entrance fee at Galapagos National Park: $100 p.p. (cash only).
    + Migratory Control Card: $20 p.p. (cash only).
    + Isabela dock fee $10 p.p. (cash only).
    + Water taxi each way (small boat that takes you from the speedboat to the Harbor and vice versa).
    + Wet-suits rent (recommendable between May-November).
    + Food and drinks that are not mentioned in the itinerary.
    + Optional tips for the guide.

Additional information

  • The price listed corresponds to accommodation in the Tourist class. Tourist Superior class accommodation is also available for this tour. If you would like to know more about this option, please contact us.
  • Prices for 2025 are subject to change.
  • For children under the age of 12, there is a 10% discount.
  • Please note that the activity sequence depends on your flight schedule and the availabilities of the different tours and transportation. The sequence of your complete tour might change but you won’t miss any tours if you have an afternoon flight back to Ecuador on the last day.
  • It is recommended to book flights with an early arrival time to the Galapagos Islands and a late departure time from the Galapagos Islands to make sure you can enjoy all of the activities of the tour. Late arrivals and/or early departures mean you might miss some activities.
  • Try to only bring small baggage/bags since public transportation on the Galapagos Islands is quite small.
  • ​​There are no guides on the transportation by public speedboat between islands.
  • It is suggested to have valid travel and medical insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage. Please inform the team of any known medical conditions you have.
  • Essential items to bring include comfortable and lightweight clothing (with a jacket as a precaution), water, sunblock, sunglasses, and your passport.
  • Pictures may be taken during your tour, so it is recommended to bring a USB.
  • Inform yourself about food safety when traveling to tropical countries. Take the necessary precautions to avoid food poisoning (always wash your hands before eating, don’t eat street food, only eat peeled fruits, etc.).
  • 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.
  • Rebecca Adventure Travel and the respective cruise operator reserve the right to change the itinerary without prior notice due to weather conditions, availability, National Park regulations or notifications, and unforeseeable circumstances.
  • When flying to Galapagos from Quito or Guayaquil, we recommend arriving in the city at least 24 hours before your flight, to avoid inconveniences in case of flight delays. Cruise departures have fixed schedules and extra fees may occur for reaching the cruise on another day.
  • All cruises are subject to availability. Since cruises have fixed departures, please check dates and itineraries with the team before booking the cruise and flight tickets. Because the Galapagos is a high-demand destination, availability changes every day. Rebecca Adventure Travel will try to fix your dates with the options available at the time of booking.
  • Keep in mind that some cruises require you to arrange the flight tickets directly with them, otherwise, they will charge an extra fee. Please check with the team and they will share the complete information before proceeding with your flight ticket arrangement.

ADVANTAGES OF BOOKING WITH REBECCA ADVENTURE TRAVEL

  • Authenticity: Rebecca Adventure Travel offers unique and authentic experiences. All tours are personally selected by Rebecca, which guarantees authentic hotels (preferably family-owned), high-quality tours, great service, and, last but not least, value for money.
  • Tailor-made design: Whether travelers prefer a Galapagos island-hopping tour, a cruise, or a tailor-made tour of Ecuador, our local and international destination experts use their own travel experiences to create the right travel plan for every traveler.
  • Safety & 24/7 assistance: Rebecca Adventure Travel possesses all official tour operating insurance up to EUR 3 million. The team can be reached 24/7 for emergencies, by phone, e-mail, Skype, and WhatsApp. This service is available in English, Spanish, and Dutch!
  • Face-to-face assistance throughout your travels: Although online communication is essential, in-person service is very important, too. This is why travelers can get face-to-face travel advice at the Travel Concept Store in Zutphen, Netherlands. During your trip, there will be local personal hostesses at each destination, e.g., the Galapagos Islands.
  • Zero credit card fee: For guests who book a cruise with Rebecca Adventure Travel, there is no extra charge for credit card payment.
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