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7 Day Hidden Treasure Galapagos

Duration7 Days
Price From $2,184
Highlights
  • checkKicker RockExplore the favorite place for an array of marine birds, and great underwater life.
  • checkSanta Cruz HighlandsYou will be surrounded by impressive flora and fauna, including giant tortoises in their natural habitat and unique volcanic features.
  • checkLos TunelesSnorkel in the clear waters and swim with a lot of different unique animal species.
  • checkUninhabited IslandExplore an uninhabited island in Galapagos: Bartolomé, Santa Fe or Seymour.
  • checkTintoreras BayKayak in the waters of Tintoreras Bay. If you are lucky, you will spot some sharks swimming around here.
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Itinerary
  • DAY 1 AIRPORT PICKUP – SANTA CRUZ HIGHLANDS – CHARLES DARWIN RESEARCH STATION
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Santa Cruz Highlands

    Upon arrival at Baltra Airport, the guide will take you to Santa Cruz Highlands where you will make a closer contact with the Galapagos Giant Tortoises, as well as many kinds of birds, like the Wizard and Finch. After that, you will visit the Charles Darwin Research Station. Here, the guide will explain more about the famous giant tortoises, and you will have a local lunch. Then, you will be taken to your hotel where you have some time to relax.

    • ActivityActivitySightseeing, Wildlife Watching.
    • TransportTransportBoat, Bus, Car.
    • mealMealLunch.
    • AccommodationsAccommodationsHotel Fiesta or similar.
  • DAY 2 LONG DAY TOUR – UNINHABITED ISLAND
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Santa Fe

    Continuing with your Hidden Treasures Galapagos tour, this day, you will go to one of Galapagos’ uninhabited islands. The island you will visit depends on what day of the week you will depart. Examples of the islands you might visit are: Bartolome, Santa Fe or Seymour. You will spend the day discovering the flora and fauna of the island and  snorkeling. In the afternoon, you will return to your hotel.

    • ActivityActivityExploring, Hiking, Snorkeling, Wildlife Watching.
    • TransportTransportBoat.
    • mealMealBreakfast, Box Lunch.
    • AccommodationsAccommodationsHotel Fiesta or similar.
  • DAY 3 FREE MORNING – ISABELA ISLAND
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Tortuga bay

    After breakfast at the hotel, you will have some time to discover Santa Cruz Island by yourself. We highly recommend visiting Tortuga Bay, where you will be able to spot a huge marine iguana colony. At 02:00 PM, you will be brought to Isabela Island by a public speedboat. You will arrive around 04:30 PM. After that, you will be picked up and brought to your hotel.

    • ActivityActivitySightseeing, Wildlife Watching.
    • TransportTransportBoat, Car.
    • mealMealBreakfast.
    • AccommodationsAccommodationsHotel Volcano or similar.
  • DAY 4 LOS TUNELES
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Los Tuneles

    Today, you will go to Los Tuneles. This is one true Hidden Treasure of Galapagos,  and it is one the most spectacular places to go diving or snorkeling in Isabela Island. The water in los Tuneles is calm, very clear and shallow. After visiting Los Tuneles, you will have time to visit some highlights of Isabela by yourself; for example the Breeding Center, Wetlands or the Wall of Tears.

    • ActivityActivityExploring, Snorkeling, Wildlife Watching.
    • TransportTransportBoat.
    • mealMealBreakfast, Snack.
    • AccommodationsAccommodationsHotel Volcano or similar.
  • DAY 5 KAYAK IN TINTORERAS BAY – SAN CRISTOBAL
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Galapagos Kayak

    Early in the morning, you will have breakfast at your hotel. After that, you will have the chance to do a kayaking or stand up paddling tour in the Tintoreras Bay. After this adventurous activity on the water, you will be picked up and brought to Isabela Airport. You will take a short flight to San Cristobal. Here you can visit the Interpretation Center and Tijeretas on your own. A great aspect of San Cristobal Airport is that it is situated near to the town of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, so it only takes a couple of minutes to get from the airport to the hotel.

    • ActivityActivityKayaking, Sightseeing, Wildlife Watching.
    • TransportTransportCar, Plane.
    • mealMealBreakfast.
    • AccommodationsAccommodationsHotel Casa Opuntia or similar.
  • DAY 6 KICKER ROCK
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Kicker Rock

    You will enjoy breakfast at your hotel before going to Kicker Rock, which is one of the most spectacular landmarks of the Galapagos Islands. It is composed of two volcanic rocks of 140 meters tall, located off the coast of San Cristobal Island. In the sea around it, you can see the great underwater life wherefore the site is so famous. The natural erosion of this ancient cone has created a channel between the rocks that provides the ideal habitat for a variety of marine species, including eagle rays, white-tip reef sharks, Galapagos sharks and even hammerheads.

    • ActivityActivityExploring, Snorkeling, Wildlife Watching.
    • TransportTransportBoat.
    • mealMealBreakfast, Box Lunch.
    • AccommodationsAccommodationsHotel Casa Opuntia or similar.
  • DAY 7 TRANSFER OUT
    Rebecca Adventure Travel San Cristobal

    This is the last day of your Hidden Treasures Galapagos tour. Depending on the time of your flight back to the mainland, you will be brought to the airport. Any time of the day is fine to get your flight out. We will arrange a transfer to the airport accordingly.

    • TransportTransportCar.
    • mealMealBreakfast.
Inclusions
  • Meals Meals as described in the itinerary.
  • Accommodation Accommodation in a double or triple room.
  • Plane Flight from Isabela to San Cristobal Island.
  • Plane Airport pickup at Baltra Airport and drop off at San Cristobal Airport at your arrival/departure time.
  • Bus Transport Transportation on and between the Islands as described in the itinerary.
  • Bus Transport Transportation between Baltra Airport – Itabaca Channel.
  • Tour Guide Local naturalist guide (English & Spanish speaking).
  • Activities All activities as described in the itinerary.
  • Gear Equipment Snorkeling equipment: mask, snorkel, fins and life vest.
  • assistance 24/7 assistance in English, Dutch and Spanish.
  • Exclusion Exclusions

    + Flights between mainland Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands.
    + Food & drinks that are not mentioned in the itinerary.
    + Entrance fee for the Galapagos National Park: $ 100 p.p. (cash only).
    + Migratory Control Card / Ingala Transit Card: $ 20 p.p. (cash only).
    + Isabela dock fee $ 10 p.p. cash only.
    + Water Taxi (small boat that takes you from the speedboat to the harbor and back).
    + Wetsuits for rent (recommended between May – November).
    + Personal travel & health insurance.
    + Personal expenses.
    + Optional tips for the guide.

Additional information

TOUR SUMMARY

You will explore the Hidden Treasures of the Galapagos Islands through a combination of organized day tours with an English-speaking guide and you will have some time to explore by yourself with our self-guided packages. You will stay in local 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. Discover the Hidden Treasures of the Galapagos Islands

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • For children under the age of 12, there is a 10% discount.
  • Single supplement fee $ 365 p.p. (in case you want to have the room by yourself).
  • When the group reaches at least 6 guests, you will have a private guide for the whole tour.
  • If you would like to have a German or Dutch guide, please contact us for details.
  • 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.
  • There are no guides on the transportation between islands.
  • Try to only bring small baggage/bags since public transportation on the Galapagos Islands is quite small.
  • This itinerary is fixed, and it cannot be changed. If you are looking for a customized itinerary, please contact us.
  • 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.).
  • Rebecca Adventure Travel cannot take any responsibility for any illnesses or missed meals & tours due to an illness.
  • It is important to have valid travel and medical insurance. Please inform us of any known medical conditions you have.
  • Rebecca Adventure Travel reserves the right to change the itinerary without previous notice due to weather conditions,  availabilities, National Park regulations or notifications and unforeseeable circumstances.
  • It is possible that pictures will be taken during your tour, so it is recommended to bring a USB.
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Price Based on Number of Guests:
2 or more guests$ 2184 p.p.
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