4 Day Galápagos en Santa Cruz Island Land Tour

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Itinerary

Day 1: Santa Cruz Island/ Transfer in + El Chato + Twin Craters

Stop At: Reserva El Chato, Isla Santa Cruz, Puerto Ayora 200350 Ecuador
If you came to the Galápagos to stand face-to-face with a giant tortoise, then you can't pass up a trip to El Chato Tortoise Reserve. But tortoises aren't the only animals to look out for here: As you get acquainted with these immense, dome-shaped creatures, you may even hear...
Itinerary

Day 1: Santa Cruz Island/ Transfer in + El Chato + Twin Craters

Stop At: Reserva El Chato, Isla Santa Cruz, Puerto Ayora 200350 Ecuador
If you came to the Galápagos to stand face-to-face with a giant tortoise, then you can't pass up a trip to El Chato Tortoise Reserve. But tortoises aren't the only animals to look out for here: As you get acquainted with these immense, dome-shaped creatures, you may even hear the chirp of a Darwin finch or the hoot of a short-ear owl overhead.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Los Gemelos, Ecuador
These impressive holes were formed by magma (lava) domes which hardened on the outside but continued to flow on the inside, leaving huge but empty chambers that collapsed with the passing of time, creating this breathtaking scenery that resembles two pit crates.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Selected hotel in the Islands

Day 2: Uninhabited Island

Stop At: North Seymour Island, Ecuador
This small island is one of the most important fishing sites for Marine Birds. This place is the reason for many travelers and ornithologists to observe the spectacular and diverse amount of birds of the Galapagos.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: Box Lunch
Accommodation included: Selected hotel in the islands

Day 3: Santa Cruz Island / Tortuga Bay (snorkeling)+ Charles Darwin  Research Station

Stop At: Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay, South-West of the town of Puerto Ayora, 200350 Ecuador
Santa Cruz Island is home to Tortuga Bay, one of the top attractions in the Galapagos Islands. It’s the perfect spot for swimming, snorkeling, and seeing some amazing Galapagos wildlife.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Charles Darwin Research Station, Ave Charles Darwin, Puerto Ayora 200350 Ecuador
The mission of the Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands and its Research Station is to provide knowledge and assistance through scientific research and complementary actions to ensure the conservation of the environment and biodiversity in the Galapagos Archipelago.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Selected hotels in the islands

Day 4: Santa Cruz Island / Transfer to the airport ( Baltra)

Stop At: Santa Cruz Island, Ecuador
Home to the largest town in the Galapagos, Puerto Ayora, the Island has a large variety of vegetation. Pit craters, Scalesia Forest, cacti and ferns are found in its vegetation zones. The island is comprised of a younger part formed by volcanic cones and lava and an older narrow strip of land formed by uplifted lava flows and tuffs.
Duration: 1 hour

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

Included
  • Transportation
  • 3x Lunch
  • All transfers in the islands
  • Activities as mentioned in the itinerary
  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Entry/Admission - Los Gemelos
  • Certified Naturalist English/Spanish speaking guide
  • Entry/Admission - Charles Darwin Research Station
  • Entry/Admission - Reserva El Chato
  • Entry/Admission - Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay
  • Entry/Admission - North Seymour Island
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • 3x Breakfast
Not Included
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • INGALA $20,00 (American dollars) in the mainland airport
  • Flight from/to Galápagos Islands ( we will help to organize it according to the itinerary, contact us)
  • International flights
  • If you are a single traveler it has an extra $220,00 single supplement service in tourist hotels / $300 in standard hotels / $650,00 Comfort hotels /$980,00 Luxury hotels, pay directly to local tour operator
  • Food and drinks, unless specified ( dinner)
  • Entrance fee $100,00 (American dollars) in Galapagos National Park
  • Tips
Departure Point
Baltra Island, Ecuador

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up at Baltra Airport or any hotel in Santa Cruz

Airports

  • Baltra Airport, Ecuador


Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 1 paying adult
  • Infant meals not included
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • If you are a single traveler it has an extra $220,00 single supplement service in tourist hotels / $300 in standard hotels / $650,00 Comfort hotels /$980,00 Luxury hotels, pay directly to local tour operator
  • Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on bag. Oversized or excessive luggage (e.g. surfboards, golf clubs or bikes) may have certain restrictions, please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Itinerary subject to change due to Galapagos National Park dispositions or to circumstances beyond our control, no refunds will be applicable in these cases
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.