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6 Day Classic Island Hopping

Duration
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Difficulty
Moderate
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Do you not like snorkeling, but you want to see the Galapagos? Then this holiday might be perfect for you as a non-swimmer. The classic island hopping tours of Galapagos are designed for travelers who love a mix of adventure, family hotels and good food.

What to expect?

Itinerary

Day 1: QUITO/GUAYAQUIL – SAN CRISTOBAL

Stop At: Airport Isla San Cristobal
The guide will pick you up at San Cristobal airport and take you to the hotel. After a nice Ecuadorian lunch, you have the time to visit Playa Mann, Las Tijeretas or Punta Carolina yourself. You will be welcomed by the hundreds of Galapagos sea lions that live in the village.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Accommodation in Casa Playa Mann or similar

Day 2: SAN CRISTOBAL HIGHLANDS – EL JUNCO – PUERTO CHINO

Stop At: San Cristobal
Today you will visit the highlands of San Cristobal. Your driver will take you to your first stop in about 30 minutes: El Junco Crater Lake, the only freshwater lake on the Galapagos Islands. Then you continue to Puerto Chino, a beautiful white sanded beach (lookout for horseflies). Follow a path that leads you along the cacti of the Opuntia until you reach the white sandy beach of Puerto Chino. Here you can take a short walk along the lazy sea lions that lie on the beach, towards the blue footed boobies on the rocks. You walk back to the car so you can continue to La Galapaguera, a breeding ground with very nice wooden walkways and clear indications.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Accommodation in Casa Playa Mann or similar

Day 3: FLIGHT ISABELA – MURO DE LAS LAGRIMAS – WETLANDS

Stop At: Isabela Island, Isabela, Galapagos Islands
Early in the morning you go to Isabela with a flight of 30 to 40 minutes. After dropping off your luggage and enjoying the village a bit, go on a mountain bike or simply walk to the Muro de Las Lagrimas. Along the way you have a great chance to see the giant tortoises just next to the road.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Accommodation in Wooden House or similar

Day 4: SIERRA NEGRA VOLCANO – KAYAK PUERTO VILLAMIL

Stop At: Sierra Negra, Isabela, Galapagos Islands
Early in the morning you will be picked up and driven to the highlands. The first stop during your walk is the Sierra Negra volcano, which is the second largest active crater in the world with a diameter of 10 km. The second part of the walk takes you to Chico, a cone of Sierra Negra with moonlike landscapes. This gives you an idea of how the islands looked at their creation. At the end of the afternoon you will make a leisurely kayak trip in the port of Puerto Villamil, this takes about 1.5 hours.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: Lunch box provided
Accommodation included: Accommodation in Wooden House or similar

Day 5: CHARLES DARWIN RESEARCH CENTER – SANTA CRUZ HIGHLANDS

Stop At: Charles Darwin Research Station, Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands
At 06:00 you take the public speed boat to Santa Cruz Island, where you will have breakfast. Then you will visit the renowned Charles Darwin Research Station. In the afternoon you will visit the highlands of Santa Cruz with the giant turtles. The ride takes about 40 minutes from the village of Puerto Ayora. You take a small walk of about 30 minutes on a private ranch and you see the big turtles in their natural habitat. In the evening you have a farewell dinner.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Accommodation in Hotel Silberstein or similar

Day 6: TRANSFER OUT

Stop At: Baltra Airport
After breakfast you will travel to Baltra airport. The tour ends on arrival at the airport, where you leave for Quito or Guayaquil.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

What is included?

5x Breakfast,1x Dinner,3x Lunch,Accommodation included: 5 nights,Accommodation in a single, double or triple room,Airport pickup and drop off at Baltra airport at your arrival/departure time,Transportation on and between the Islands as described in the itinerary,Local naturalist guide (English & Spanish speaking),All activities as described in the itinerary,Snorkeling equipment: mask, snorkel, fins and life vest,Transportation between Baltra Airport – Itabaca Channel fee ($5 p.p.) each way,24/7 assistance in English, Dutch and Spanish,Entry/Admission - San Cristobal,Entry/Admission - Isabela Island,Entry/Admission - Sierra Negra,Entry/Admission - Charles Darwin Research Station,Entry/Admission - Baltra Airport

Additional information

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