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5 Days in Galapagos

5 Days in Galapagos

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Traveling to the Galapagos islands offers a unique opportunity to see and experience animals in their natural habitat. Here you can explore this wonderful natural paradise in the Pacific on excursions to the National Park, swim with playful sea lions, relax with the Galápagos giant tortoises and observe next to friendly iguanas the deep blue sea.


Included in the program:

– 4 nights in hotels in a double room

– Meals included in the program: 4x B; 3x L/ BL; 0x D

– Local tour guide (English speaking)

– All rides in private vehicles

– Boat crossings in international small groups

– Entrance fees according to the program

– All listed excursions

– Snorkeling equipment (mask, breathing tube, fins) on the excursions


Not included in the program:

– International flights

– Flights Mainland – Galapagos – Mainland

– Galapagos National Park Entrance Fee (US $ 100 per person)

– Galapagos Migration Card TCT (US $ 20 per person)

– (travel) insurance

– Personal expenses such as gratuities

– Possibly. Increase of fees and / or fuel surcharges after 01.03.2019

– Wetsuit (can be rented on site)

– Meals, drinks and / or activities not mentioned


– Minimum and maximum group size

Minimum 2 people

– Dates

Any day


Hotels intended for this trip (these hotels or others of the same category):

Puerto Baquerizo Moreno                              Galapagos Eco Friendly

  • Destination
  • Departure
    Quito or Guayaquil

Tour Plan


Day 1: San Cristobal Island - Interpretation Center - Tijeretas Hill

Welcome to the beautiful Galapagos Islands! After checking in to your hotel in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, you will first visit the Interpretation Center with your guide where you will learn everything about the history and future of Galapagos. Afterwards, you will take a short walk to Tijeretas Hill where frigate birds are nesting and from where you have a spectacular view over the island. The rest of the afternoon and evening are at your leisure. For example, you can take a stroll along the waterfront and marvel at the numerous sea lions that make themselves comfortable there, or watch the sunset at Playa Mann. Meals: (-/-/-)

Day 2: Kicker Rock

You will visit the famous Kicker Rock (Leon Dormido – sleeping Lion), a volcanic formation amid the ocean. There you will be able to snorkel with sea lions, colorful fish, rays, turtles and if you are lucky also with hammerhead sharks! Currents in Kicker Rock are strong and usually cold, but the marine wonders are totally worth it. After lunch on the boat, you will go to a beautiful, pristine beach, where you will have time to relax. In the afternoon, you return to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. Meals: (B/BL/-)

Day 3: Cerro Colorado Tortoise reserve – Puerto Chino beach – La Lobería

In the moist highlands of San Cristobal you will visit the giant tortoise breeding center La Galapaguera to witness the most iconic creature of the archipelago in its various life stages. The tortoises wander in a semi-natural habitat which lends itself to good photographic opportunities. The aim of the reserve is to help restore populations of the threatened San Cristobal tortoise back into the wild. Afterwards, make your way to the southeast of San Cristobal island to reach Puerto Chino Beach, a remote beach with a variety of winged and flippered inhabitants. The fine white sand offers plenty of space to stretch out, while the calm water makes the beach a popular place to go swimming. In the mangroves that lie just behind the sand, you'll see finches. The rocky outcrops to the left and right of the sandy beach are home to many sea lions. In the afternoon, you will visit the beach “La Loberia” where you can encounter a colony of sea lions. Overnight in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. Meals: (B/L/-)

Day 4: Española Island

Departure in the morning by boat to Española Island. The boat ride takes approx. 1h30 each way. Upon arrival you will disembark at Suarez Point where you will begin a hike, looking for Nazca and blue footed boobies. After the hike you will go back on board for lunch and then reach a snorkel spot where those who want can enjoy a snorkel session and look for tropical fish, rays, etc. You will be back to San Cristobal port in the end of the afternoon. Please note : Albatrosses are not on the island from approx. late December to beginning of April. Still, you have a lot of wildlife to see. Meals: (B/L/-)

Day 5: San Cristobal Airport – Departure

Enjoy your last morning on San Cristobal Island and visit for example Playa Mann or Playa Carola, or take a last stroll along the promenade. On time for your flight back to the mainland, we will bring you to San Cristobal Airport where your tour ends. Meals: (B/-/-)

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Please Note: The operator reserves the right to change the itinerary without previous notice due to weather, National Park regulations or notifications and unforeseeable circumstances. Prices are subject to changes due to local taxes updates. National flights: Airline baggage allowance is 23 kilograms per person. Hotels, trains and other services are quoted without reservations. They are subject to change without previous notice unless booked. Important Notice: If your tour includes traveling in altitude, we highly recommend realizing a previous appointment with your doctor for a general physical checkup. We also recommend checking if you need to take any vaccination. It is important that you have a current travel insurance including personal medical insurance, also a copy of it and a copy of your passport. Please inform us of any known medical conditions you have. Please, keep in mind that the law of Ecuador asks you to have a private insure before you come to the country, then when give us your information please include the name, address and phone number of your insure please.
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