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6 Day Galapagos Expedition

Duration6 Days
Price From $1,399
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.
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Itinerary
  • DAY 1 SAN CRISTOBAL – FREE AFTERNOON
    Rebecca Adventure Travel San Cristobal beach

    Today, your Galapagos Expeditions starts. You will arrive to the airport of San Cristobal, one of the main islands in 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 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.

    • ActivityActivitySightseeing.
    • TransportTransportCar.
    • AccommodationsAccommodationsTourist class: Hotel Casa Blanca or similar. Tourist Superior class: Hotel Casa Opuntia or similar.
  • DAY 2 KICKER ROCK
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Kicker Rock

    Today you will have a day tour to Kicker Rock, with lunch and snorkeling equipment included. Once you arrive, the boat will anchor, and you will jump of the boat to snorkel the canal in between the rock formation. 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).

    • ActivityActivityExploring, Snorkeling, Wildlife Watching.
    • TransportTransportBoat.
    • mealMealBreakfast, Box Lunch.
    • AccommodationsAccommodationsTourist class: Hotel Casa Blanca or similar. Tourist Superior class: 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 to 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. Afterwards, 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 to 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.

    • ActivityActivityExploring, Sightseeing, Walking, Wildlife-watching.
    • TransportTransportCar.
    • mealMealBreakfast, Lunch.
    • AccommodationsAccommodationsTourist class: Hotel Casa Blanca or similar. Tourist Superior class: 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 kind 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.

    • ActivityActivityExploring, Snorkeling, Wildlife Watching.
    • TransportTransportBoat, Car.
    • mealMealBreakfast, Lunch.
    • AccommodationsAccommodationsTourist class: Hotel Coloma or similar. Tourist Superior class: 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 an 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.

    • ActivityActivityExploring, Hiking, Snorkeling, Wildlife-watching.
    • TransportTransportBoat.
    • mealMealBreakfast, Box Lunch.
    • AccommodationsAccommodationsTourist class: Hotel Coloma or similar. Tourist Superior class: Hotel Fiesta or similar.
  • DAY 6 TRANSFER OUT
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Galapagos Iguana

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

    • TransportTransportBoat, Bus, Car.
    • mealMealBreakfast.
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 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.
    + Personal expenses.
    + Optional tips for the guide.

Additional information

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.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • For children under the age of 12, there is a 10% discount.
  • 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.
  • You will have different guides during the day tours of the program, there are no guides on the transportation between islands. There are coordinators on the different islands.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • This itinerary is fixed, it can’t be changed. If you are looking for a customized itinerary, please send us an email.
  • It is important to have valid medical and travel insurance. Please inform us of any known medical conditions you have.
  • Tap water on the Galapagos Islands might contain bacteria and should not be consumed, not even for brushing your teeth. Bottles 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 always before eating, don’t eat ‘street food’, only eat peeled fruit, etc.).
  • Rebecca Adventure Travel cannot take any responsibility for any illnesses or missed meals & tours due to an illness.
  • Rebecca Adventure travel serves the right to change the itinerary without previous notice due to weather conditions, availabilities, National Park regulations or notifications and unforeseeable circumstances.
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Price Based on Number of Guests:
1 guest$ 1825 p.p.
2 or more guests$ 1399 p.p.
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