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4-Day Galapagos Islands Express Tour

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    Day 1: Welcome

    Stop At: Charles Darwin Research Station, Ave Charles Darwin, Puerto Ayora 200350 Ecuador
    Welcome at the Baltra airport and transfer by public buses to the tip of the Itabaca Canal, where you'll proceed by ferry to Santa Cruz Island.

    On the way to your accommodation, you'll have the opportunity to visit the lava tunnels and a turtle reserve.

    See, too, the Charles Darwin Research Station, where you can learn more about the Galápagos Islands; the species that live in this enchanted place, its origin, the theory of Evolution, the conservation programs, and observe some giant turtles in captivity. (Transfer operates daily at 13h00). Accommodation. **It will be possible to operate transfers without visits and without guide at the following times: 10h00 and 15h00** (previous request).
    Duration: 5 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Maidith White Cove 3* Star Hotel or similar

    Day 2: Tortuga Bay and Canal del Amor

    Stop At: Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay, South-West of the town of Puerto Ayora, 200350 Ecuador
    Breakfast at hotel. In the morning, enjoy an excursion to Tortuga Bay Beach. After 40 minute walk, you'll arrive at one of the most beautiful beaches in the Galapagos, with white sand and green mangroves.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Canal del Amor, Ecuador
    In the afternoon, take a yacht tour of the bay, starting with a visit to La Lobería, named because of the presence of sea lions. Here, you will be able to swim or snorkel.

    Then, you'll proceed to the Canal del Amor, a site where nature gives us an unforgettable view; at the end of this channel, just a few meters forward, a viewpoint where we can observe reef sharks; from here we continue with a short walk to see the marine iguanas that inhabit in Playa de los Perros. Punta Estrada will also be visited.

    Return to Puerto Ayora.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Maidith White Cove 3* Star Hotel or similar

    Day 3: Free Day

    Stop At: Santa Cruz Island, Ecuador
    Breakfast at hotel. Free day to choose any extra activities of your own choice.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Maidith White Cove 3* Star Hotel or similar

    Day 4: Los Gemelos and Last Day

    Stop At: Los Gemelos, Ecuador
    Breakfast at hotel. We will pick you up at your hotel to go to the canal of Itabaca, where a ferry will take you to Baltra Island.

    At the port you will board a public bus that takes you to the airport. On the route from the hotel to the canal, you will have the opportunity to make a brief stop at the craters "Los Gemelos", crater holes formed by the collapse of materials, surrounded by scalesia's forests. (Transfer operates daily at 07h00, 09h00 and 12h00). Includes only transport.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Point: Baltra Airport - 13h00
    Dates: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.
    Return point: Returns to original departure point

    Airports

    • Baltra Airport, Ecuador
    Departure Time
    1:00 PM
    Duration
    4 days
    Inclusions
    • 3x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 3 nights
    • 3 nights accommodation
    • Driver/guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Airfare to Galapagos
    • Galapagos National Park Tax (USD 100)
    • Galápagos Transit Tourist Card (USD 20
    • Transfer In operates daily at 13h00) **It will be possible to operate transfers without visits and without guide at the following times: 10h00 and 15h00*
    • Transfer Out operates daily at 07h00, 09h00 and 12h00). Includes only transport.
    • Entry/Admission - Charles Darwin Research Station
    • Entry/Admission - Canal del Amor
    • Entry/Admission - Santa Cruz Island
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • Not recommended for child aged 5 and under
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Transfer In operates to meet all flights arriving into Baltra Airport at 13:00pm. **It will be possible to operate transfers without visits and without guide at the following times: 10h00 and 15h00**
    • Transfer Out operates at 07h00, 09h00 and 12h00. Includes only transport.
    • Regular bus services (SIB) leave and return only from the following hotels: Deja Vu, Maidith White Cove, Isla Sol, Ikala, Sol y Mar, Royal Palm.
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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