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This was certainly a hike to get here as I rented a bike and made a day of it. There's an amazing amount of land so bring a compass if you travel alone or a GPS, jungle thicket with birds overhead. Wet and muddy so...More
About 30 minutes by car from Puerto Ayora, El Chato is a large farm where tourists get close to giant Galapagos tortoises in their natural state. The reserve has a large shed-like structure where one can get refreshments and snacks, as well as use bathrooms....More
I visited here during a recent trip to the Galapagos and really enjoyed seeing the tortoises. They were in a natural habitat, many in small pools and others walking around. Paths could be easily followed to allow you to view the animals without disturbing them....More
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We visited the farm in the afternoon on our way from the airport to our accommodation in town. We walked around the farm and photographed many tortoises eating and stretching their necks. There is a large cafe where we had... More
We visited the farm in the afternoon on our way from the airport to our accommodation in town. We walked around the farm and photographed many tortoises eating and stretching their necks. There is a large cafe where we had afternoon tea, as part of our transfer.