TORTOISE PROMOTION

Code: SPG-IH007

SANTA CRUZ, ISABELA ISLAND & A FULL DAY NAVIGABLE TOUR

 5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS

Come and experience the Enchanted Archipelago with our Galapagos Tours – Tortoise Promotion. Explore the renowned Santa Cruz Island and its stunning Highlands, venture into the fascinating Lava Tunnels, and visit the iconic Charles Darwin Station to learn about the unique wildlife of the islands.

We have a special Full Day Navigable tour planned for you to visit another beautiful island, with a thrilling 2-hour navigation to Isabela Island. There, you can enjoy the best snorkeling experience in the Cabo Rosa Tunnels, surrounded by incredible marine life.

For the adventurous souls, we offer a hike to the majestic Sierra Negra Volcano, where you’ll be rewarded with breathtaking views. And if that’s not enough, you can also snorkel in the crystal-clear waters of Concha Perla Bay.

Join us for an unforgettable journey where you’ll witness the wonders of the Galapagos Islands and create memories to last a lifetime!

Itinerary

(L: Lunch)

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Visit the HIGHLANDS of Santa Cruz, to enjoy the wonderful and very famous giant tortoises in their natural habitat.
  • Go back in time while you go through the lava tunnels learning about their formation.
  • Observe the density of vegetation in this forest, including orchids, daisies, and bromeliads.
  • Learn about the habitat of several endemic land birds including Darwin’s finches, Galapagos Hawks, short-eared owls, Yellow Warblers, Galapagos Rails, Vermilion Flycatchers, and Paint-billed Crakes.
  • Get to know the different species of tortoises of the other islands.
  • Get to know the mission of the Charles Darwin Station and Fausto Llerena Breeding Center to guarantee the conservation of biodiversity and the environment in the Archipelago of Galapagos.

Lodging (Santa Cruz)

*We will visit The Charles Darwin Station only if we arrive before 3 pm at this site. The flight to the Galapagos Islands must arrive before 10 am, otherwise, we can choose between the visit to the Highlands or the Charles Darwin Station.

(B: Breakfast, L: Lunch)

HIGHLIGHTS:

*** Navigable tours are subject to availability. They could be Bartholomew, Plazas, North Seymour, Santa Fe, or Floreana.

Lodging (Santa Cruz)

(B: Breakfast, L: Lunch)

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Transfer to the pier to take the speedboat to Isabela Island. Approximately 2 hours of navigation, depending on the sea conditions.
  • Tour to LOS TUNELES, also known as “Cabo Rosa”. It is the most spectacular site for snorkeling in Isabela Island due to its crystal-clear and shallow waters, a real sea sanctuary.
  • This site houses blue-footed boobies, Nazca Boobies, Brown Pelicans, Penguins, Zayapas, and Iguanas that can be seen very close to the boat.
  • Observe the sea lions resting on the rocks or playing by the lava tunnels.
  • Learn about why these cacti have been adapted to this kind of lava formation.
  • Snorkeling in open water and swimming along with white-tipped sharks, manta rays, penguins, sea lions, sea turtles, sea horses, lobsters, and sea snakes, among many other tropical species.
  • Return to Puerto Villamil.

Lodging (Isabela Island)

(B: Breakfast, L: Lunch)

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Have an interesting visit to SIERRA NEGRA VOLCANO. This volcano is one of the most gorgeous, impressive, and largest calderas of all the Galapagos Islands volcanos.
  • Species of birds such as Yellow Warbler, Dark-billed Cuckoo, Galápagos Mockingbird, Galápagos Hawk, Tyrant Flycatcher, Galápagos Flycatcher, Large Tree Finch, Small Ground Finch.
  • Species of plants such as Guayabillo, Galápagos pisonia, Heart-leafed Scalesia, among others.
  • Visit CONCHA PERLA and have a beautiful time snorkeling with tropical fish, marine iguanas, sea lions, marine turtles, and penguins in this calm and clear water surrounded by marvelous mangroves.

Lodging (Isabela Island)

(B: Breakfast)

This is your last day with us and we hope you enjoyed your trip to the Enchanted Islands. Transfer very early in the morning to the port of Puerto Villamil, to make the trip of approximately two and a half hours to Puerto Ayora. Arrival, transfer to Baltra airport, and assistance to take your flight back. Depending on the time, you will have your breakfast in Puerto Ayora or Box Breakfast.

From USD $1.615

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Price per person 2024 – Half Board

1 Pax 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax
Budget $2.353 $1.615 $1.416 $1.378
Mid – Range $2.806 $1.818 $1.619 $1.581
First Class $3.409 $2.112 $1.899 $1.855
Luxury $5.983 $3.519 $3.141 $3.014

Price per person 2024 – Full Board

1 Pax 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax
Budget $2.449 $1.711 $1.511 $1.473
Mid – Range $2.932 $1.945 $1.746 $1.708
First Class $3.598 $2.301 $2.088 $2.044
Luxury $6.206 $3.741 $3.363 $3.236

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