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3-Day Galápagos Islands Mini Tour with 3-Star Hotel

by Gray Line Ecuador Non-refundable No booking or credit card fees
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On your tour of the world-famous Galápagos Islands, see majestic giant tortoises at the Charles Darwin Research Station and explore the highland part of Santa Cruz Island. Get a chance to swim and snorkel, cruise around Tortuga Bay on a yacht and visit a white-sand beach.

Day 1After arriving at Baltra’s airport, head to the Itabaca Channel for a ferry to Santa Cruz Island, where a lift to your hotel is waiting. On the way, visit lava tunnels and a giant tortoise reserve. At the Charles Darwin Research Station observe giant tortoises and learn about the Galápagos Islands’ unique animal species, the theory of evolution and local conservation programs.

(Transfer operates daily at 13h00)

It will be possible to operate transfers without visits and without guide at the following times: 10h00 and 15h00 (previous request)**

Day 2 In the morning head to a beach on Tortuga Bay. After a 40-minute walk arrive at one of the islands’ most beautiful white-sand beaches featuring lush green mangroves. At Playa Mansa take a dip and enjoy leisure time on the sand before a cruise around the bay on a yacht. Visit La Lobería, named for its resident sea lions, and swim or snorkel.

Then go to the marvellous Canal del Amor, a marvellous natural waterway with an unforgettable viewpoint, from where you can spot reef sharks. Take a short walk to see marine iguanas at Playa de los Perros before you visit Punta Estrada and return to Puerto Ayora.

Day 3 Transfer 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”. (Transfer operates daily at 07h00, 09h00 and 12h00). Includes only Transport.

On your tour of the world-famous Galápagos Islands, see majestic giant tortoises at the Charles Darwin Research Station and explore the highland part of Santa Cruz Island. Get a chance to swim and snorkel, cruise around Tortuga Bay on a yacht and visit a white-sand beach.

Day 1After arriving at Baltra’s airport, head to the Itabaca Channel for a ferry to Santa Cruz Island, where a lift to your hotel is waiting. On the way, visit lava tunnels and a giant tortoise reserve. At the Charles Darwin Research Station observe giant tortoises and learn about the Galápagos Islands’ unique animal species, the theory of evolution and local conservation programs.

(Transfer operates daily at 13h00)

It will be possible to operate transfers without visits and without guide at the following times: 10h00 and 15h00 (previous request)**

Day 2 In the morning head to a beach on Tortuga Bay. After a 40-minute walk arrive at one of the islands’ most beautiful white-sand beaches featuring lush green mangroves. At Playa Mansa take a dip and enjoy leisure time on the sand before a cruise around the bay on a yacht. Visit La Lobería, named for its resident sea lions, and swim or snorkel.

Then go to the marvellous Canal del Amor, a marvellous natural waterway with an unforgettable viewpoint, from where you can spot reef sharks. Take a short walk to see marine iguanas at Playa de los Perros before you visit Punta Estrada and return to Puerto Ayora.

Day 3 Transfer 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”. (Transfer operates daily at 07h00, 09h00 and 12h00). Includes only Transport.

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3-Day Galápagos Islands Mini Tour with 3-Star Hotel

Activity Location

Santa Cruz

Galápagos Islands

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Seymour Airport

    Baltra


Highlights

  • Trip to Santa Cruz Island & Charles Darwin Research Station

  • Excursion to white-sand beach & yacht cruise on Tortuga Bay

  • Chance to swim, snorkel & see reef sharks & iguanas

  • Opportunity to visit lava tunnels & a coffee plantation

  • Giant tortoises & visiting La Lobería—named for its resident sea lions


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of Galápagos Islands

  • 3- or 3.5-star hotel accommodation in Puerto Ayora in Santa Cruz

  • Breakfast on days 2 and 3

  • Roundtrip transport to and from Seymour Airport

  • Roundtrip ferry ticket between Baltra to Puerto Ayora

  • Boat trip to La Lobería

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 2 and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.

  • If you are pregnant or have back, neck, joint or muscular problems, you should carefully consider whether or not to participate.

  • You should have good circulation and healthy, unblocked breathing.

  • An additional surcharge of USD120 for admission to Galapagos National Park and Ingala is payable on the day of your activity.

  • Maximum group size is 16 people for the boat trip to La Lobería. This boat trip only operates on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.

  • Travel itineraries may subject to change due to availability and depending on your arrival and start day.

  • You will receive confirmation of your exact tour departure time when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • 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** (previous request).

  • Transfer Out operates daily at 07h00, 09h00 and 12h00. Includes only transport.