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7-Day Hidden Treasure Galapagos

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Overview
You will explore 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. Some of the highlights of this amazing tour are: • Santa Cruz Highlands: your first contact with the Giant Galapagos Tortoises. • Visit one of the uninhabited islands: Bartolomé, Santa Fe or Seymour. • Los Tuneles: snorkel in the clear waters and swim with different animal species. • Kayak in Tintoreras Bay: if you are lucky you will find some sharks here! • San Cristobal Island: the island with the Sea Lion beach. • Snorkel at Kicker Rock: one of the most spectacular places of the Galapagos.
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Itinerary
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Stop At: Santa Cruz Island, Ecuador

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

Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Isla Bartolome, Ecuador

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

Duration: 7 hours

Stop At: Isabela Island, Galapagos, 010850 Ecuador

After breakfast at the hotel, you have some time to discover the island by yourself. We highly recommend you to visit 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 boat and you will arrive around 04.30 PM. After that you will be picked up and brought to your hotel.

Duration: 7 hours

Stop At: Los Tuneles, SE Isabela Island Nr. La Union Rock, Puerto Villamil 200250 Ecuador

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

Duration: 7 hours

Stop At: Malecon San Cristobal, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, 120506 Ecuador

Early in the morning you will have breakfast at the hotel. After that, you have the chance to do a kayaking or stand up paddling tour in Tintoreras Bay. When you finish relaxing on the water, you will be picked up to be brought to the Isabela Airport. From there you will take a flight to San Cristobal. Here you can visit the Interpretation Center and Tijeretas on your own. A great thing is that San Cristobal airport is situated very well so it only takes a couple of minutes to get from the airport to the hotel.

Duration: 7 hours

Stop At: Kicker Rock, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno Ecuador

You will have breakfast at the hotel before going to Kicker Rock. This is one of the most spectacular landmarks of the Galapagos Islands. Two volcanic rocks of 140 meters tall, located off the coast of San Cristobal Island. In the sea you see the great underwater life wherefore the site is that famous. The natural erosion of this ancient cone has created a channel between the rocks that provides the ideal habitat to view a variety of sharks and rays including eagle rays, white-tip reef sharks, and sometimes even the Galapagos sharks and hammerheads!

Duration: 7 hours

Stop At: Malecon San Cristobal, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, 120506 Ecuador

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 for you. End of services

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Important Information
Duration
7 days
Inclusions
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Accommodation in a single, double or triple room.
  • Flight from Isabela island to San Cristobal.
  • English speaking guide during activities (local Galapagos guide).
  • Transfer in from Baltra airport and transfer out to San Cristobal airport.
  • Transportation as described
  • 24/7 assistance in Dutch, English and Spanish.
  • Transportation between Baltra Airport – Itabaca Channel fee ($5 p.p.) each way
Exclusions
  • Round trip flights from mainland Ecuador to 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 $1 p.p. each way (this is a small boat that takes you from the Speedboat to the Harbour and vice versa)
  • Wet-suits rent $5 p.p. (recommendable between May-November)
  • Food and drinks that are not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Optional tips for the guide.
  • Entry/Admission - Isabela Island
  • Entry/Admission - Los Tuneles
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • 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 mandatory to have a 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.).
  • The operator cannot take any responsibility for any illnesses or missed meals & tours due to an illness.
  • The operator serves 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.
  • Single supplement fee $ 365 p.p. (in case you want to have the room by yourself)
  • For children under 12 years old we can offer a 10% discount.
  • 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 guide please contact us for details.
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
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Key Details
  • Santa Cruz Island, Isla Bartolome, and 5 more
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Hotel Pickup
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