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8-Day Galapagos Classic Island Hopping Tour

Duration
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Difficulty
Moderate
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This beautiful journey will take you to amazing landscapes located at 621mi (1,000km) away from the South American continent in the Pacific Ocean. These 19 islands and the surrounding marine reserve have been called a unique “showcase of evolution”. These

What to expect?

DAY 1 (L):
QUITO – SAN CRISTOBAL – PLAYA MANN
Our English speaking guide will be waiting for you at the San Cristobal airport. If you arrive before 02:00 PM you will get lunch. You will visit The San Cristobal Interpretation Center. Then you will go to Playa Mann for your first contact with the stunning waters of these islands.
Accommodation in Hotel Casa Playa Mann or similar.

**DAY 2 (B, L):
** KICKER ROCK
After breakfast, you go by boat to snorkel at the famous Kicker Rock; the favorite place for an array of marine birds and underwater life. In the afternoon you go back to the hotel.
Accommodation in Hotel Casa Playa Mann or similar.

**DAY 3 (B, L, D):
** PUERTO AYORA – CHARLES DARWIN STATION – SANTA CRUZ ISLAND HIGHLANDS
Around 07:00 AM you will take the public speedboat from San Cristobal to Puerto Ayora (2,5 hours). Around 10:30 AM you will visit the Charles Darwin Research Station, where you can see the last living Galapagos tortoise of its species. Then you will go to the Highlands of Santa Cruz. You will have lunch here. At night you will have a special diner organized by us to show you the gastronomy of the island.
Accommodation in Hotel Silberstein or similar.

**DAY 4 (B):
** FREE MORNING – ISABELA ISLAND – FLAMINGO LAGOON
Free morning. Around 1:30 PM, you will take a public speedboat to Isabela Island, (2,5 hours). Upon arrival in Isabela, you will visit the Flamingo Lagoon.
Accommodation in Hotel The Wooden House or similar.

**DAY 5 (B, BL):
** SIERRA NEGRA ACTIVE VOLCANO TREK – CONCHA PERLA SNORKEL
You’ll take an excursion to the Sierra Negra Volcano, the second largest volcanic crater in the world. You will hike to the Sierra Negra (4 hours). After returning to the hotel, you can go snorkeling or swimming by yourself at Concha Perla.
Accommodation in Hotel The Wooden House or similar.

**DAY 6 (B, S):
** LOS TUNELES SNORKELING
Your guide will take you to Los Tuneles. The water is shallow, calm and very clear- a sea sanctuary. You will have lunch on board and then return to Puerto Villamil.
Accommodation in Hotel The Wooden House or similar.

DAY 7 (B):
KAYAK IN PUERTO VILLAMIL TINTORERAS – FREE AFTERNOON
The guide will accompany you for a kayak excursion in the bay of Puerto Villamil. After, you have time to enjoy the beautiful beach or do an optional activity.
Accommodation in Hotel The Wooden House or similar.

DAY 8 (B **):
** TRANSFER OUT TO BALTRA AIRPORT
At 6:00 AM you take the public speedboat to Puerto Ayora (2,5 hours), then you go by taxi to the airport (about 40 minutes).

What is included?

Accommodation in double rooms at a tourist class hotel (Hotel La Laguna or San Vincente in Isabela Island, Hotel Fernandina, Hotel Deja Vu or similar in Santa Cruz Island and Hotel Galapagos Planet or Pimampiro or similar in San Cristobal),All meals, breakfast, lunch and dinner as mentioned in itinerary,English-speaking, naturalist guide,Snorkeling equipment on Isabela – mask, snorkel and fins,Transfer: San Cristobal (Pto B. Moreno) to Santa Cruz (Pto. Ayora) to Isabela (Pto. Villamil) to Santa Cruz (Pto. Ayora) (by speedboat or public transportation),Transfer out to Baltra Airport,Airport pickup in San Cristobal and drop-off in Baltra (only on the starting and ending day of the program),24/7 assistance in Dutch, English and Spanish,If you are a single traveler it is possible to join the group tour and to stay in a private room upon a single charge,Flight Quito to Galapagos and back to Quito (if option selected)

Additional information

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