Galapagos Islands 8-Day Tour
Day 01: San Cristóbal – Carola Beach – Tijeretas
Visiting: Interpretation Center, where the guide will talk to you about the formation, colonization, and actual situation of the islands. Frigate bird hill, is a viewpoint from which you have a beautiful view over the island. Tijeretas Bay or Carola beach
Day 02: Kicker Rock or Lobos Island
Option one: Lobos Island – hiking. During the hike, you hopefully spot blue-footed boobies, marine iguanas, and frigate birds.
Snorkeling you can often see the marine iguanas eating, as well as rays and turtles. Ochoa Beach.
Option two: Kicker Rock – (Leon Dormido), a volcanic formation amid the ocean. Snorkel with sharks, rays, turtles, and if you are lucky also with hammerhead sharks!
Day 03: Santa Cruz – El Chato – Charles Darwin
Visiting: 7:00 speedboat to Santa Cruz. Highlands in Santa Cruz to see giant tortoises. Charles Darwin Station is a research center to learn about geology, climate, natural history, and the conservation of the Galapagos Islands.
Day 04: Full-day navigable tour
Visiting: The destination can be either Santa Fe, South Plazas, North Seymour, Pinzon, or Floreana. The activities will include hiking, snorkeling, swimming, and breathtaking sightseeing.
Day 05: Isabela – Tintoreras
Visiting: Speed boat to Isabela, flamingo lagoon on your own, Tintoreras,” a chain of small islets full of the cove and hidden beaches.
Day 06: Sierra Negra Volcano
Visiting: 5-6 Sierra Volcano hike. Free time on your own to visit Concha Perla Beach
Day 07: Isabela – Cabo Rosa Tuneles
Visiting: Cabo Rosa, where lava flowed into the ocean and formed beautiful lava tunnels. Here you will see penguins, blue-footed boobies, and sea turtles. You can see sharks, turtles/sea lions, sea lions, rays, seahorses, and many tropical fish.
Day 08: Isabela – Transfer to Baltra
Transfer to the airport in Baltra.
This all-inclusive Galapagos islands trip itinerary allows you to choose from a well-selected hotel to fit your budget and comfort.
Tourist Class: Cabañas Pimampiro, Hotel Deja Vu, Hostal Las Fragatas.
Standard Class: Sunset Galapagos, Hotel Villa Laguna, Hotel Casa de Marita.
Comfort Class: Golden Bay Galapagos, Hotel Solymar, Iguana Crossing Hotel Boutique.
- Lodging for 07 nights at selected hotels + breakfast.
- Transportation: Galapagos airport transfers, land transportation, and sea transportation.
- Comfort, Luxury accommodation packages include airfare among islands in Galapagos.
- Meals mentioned in the itinerary (7 breakfast, 3 menu lunches, 4 box lunches).
- Certified English / Spanish-speaking guides.
- Personal assistance.
- Guided activities.
- Snorkeling Equipment (mask, fins, tube).
- Air tickets to Galapagos Islands.
- Travel insurance.
- Galápagos National Park Fee USD $100.
- Transit control Card USD $20.
- Pier use USD $10.
- Drinks and not specified meals.
- Transportation Itabaca Channel – Baltra Airport – USD 5 p.p. (subject to change).
- Water taxi from dock to speedboat (depending on the tide) – $ 1.00 US per person per ride.
Arrival to San Cristobal. The trail to the Frigate Bird Hill snorkeling at Tijeretas Bay or Carola Beach
Lobos island hiking or Kicker Rock snorkel
Visit “El Chato” Reserve and Charles Darwin Station, Santa Cruz Island.
Full-day navigable tour in either Santa Fe, South Plazas, North Seymour, Pinzon, or Floreana.
Isabela Island. Visit Tintoreras, a chain of small islets full of the cove and hidden beaches, where it’s possible to see Point Blanca sharks.
5-6 hour hike. Explore the Sierra Negra active volcano in Isabela
Snorkel in Cabo Rosa Tunnels surrounded by penguins, blue-footed boobies, sea turtles, sea lions, rays, seahorses, and tropical fish.
Departure to Baltra and board the flight to Quito or Guayaquil. Arrival and connection with international flight.