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Ideal choice for families
Small group ensures personal service
B = Breakfast included; L = Lunch included; S = Snack included DAY 1 (L): BALTRA – SANTA CRUZ ISLAND – ISABELA ISLAND – FLAMINGO LAGOON It is recommended to book flights with an early arrival Baltra airport to enjoy all of the activities of the tour. Option 1: arriving before 11:00 AM You will be picked up by an English speaking guide and transferred to Puerto Ayora for lunch. Then, you will take the speedboat to Isabela. Upon arrival you will head to Flamingo Lagoon for a short visit, followed by a drop off at your hotel in Isabela. Accommodation in Hotel San Vicente or similar. Option 2: arriving after 11:00 AM You’ll stay at Santa Cruz Island on the first day. Please note that you won’t have lunch if you arrive after 02:00 PM. Accommodation in Hotel Fernandina or similar. DAY 2 (B, L): TINTORERAS AND WETLANDS After breakfast, you will have a tour to The Wetlands, here you will visit the Giant Tortoise Breeding Center, where you will spot small and giant tortoises in their natural habitat. After lunch you will visit Tintoreras Islet. Accommodation in Hotel San Vicente or similar. DAY 3 (B, S): SNORKELING IN LOS TUNELES In the morning, you will go on a boat ride from Puerto Villamil. Max group size is 10 pax. The unique lava formations and calm water make Los Tuneles the best site to snorkel in Isabela Island. You will get the chance to spot a wide array of sea birds, marine wildlife, penguins, and sea lions. The activity takes about 6 hours. You can also choose to explore Concha Perla by yourself before or after snorkeling. Accommodation in Hotel San Vicente or similar. DAY 4 (B, L): CHARLES DARWIN STATION - BAY TOUR At 06:00 AM you will go to Santa Cruz Island where you’ll have breakfast. Then you’ll go to the Charles Darwin Research Station where scientists, educators, and volunteers provide scientific knowledge and assistance to ensure the conservation of the environment and biodiversity of Galapagos. After lunch, you will do the Bay Tour, where you will visit the highlights around Puerto Ayora by boat. Accommodation in Hotel Fernandina or similar. DAY 5 (B, L): SANTA FE ISLAND After breakfast, you will travel to Santa Fe Island. You will enter the bay of Santa Fe in a curious panga ride, depending on the conditions, and you will start the trip with a snorkeling activity, here you will be able to see beautiful wildlife and majestic cliffs. You have a “wet landing” here which means there is no dock in Santa Fe. Accommodation in Hotel Fernandina or similar. DAY 6 (B): TRANSFER OUT – BALTRA After breakfast, you will travel to Baltra Airport with a Spanish speaking driver, to depart to Quito or Guayaquil. End of tour
Meals as described in the itinerary (B= breakfast, L = lunch, S= snack)
Accommodation in a single, double or triple room.
Airport pickup and drop off at Baltra airport at your arrival/departure time.
Transportation between Baltra Airport – Itabaca Channel each way
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.
24/7 assistance in English, Dutch and Spanish.
Return flights from mainland Ecuador to Galapagos Islands.
Food & drinks that are not mentioned in the itinerary.
Entrance fee for the Galapagos National Park: $ 100 p.p. (cash only)
Water Taxi around $ 1 p.p. (small boat that takes you from the speedboat to the harbor and back)
For rent: wetsuit (recommended between May – November): $ 5 p.p. per day (cash only)
Personal travel & health insurance.
Optional tips for the guide.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Not recommended for travelers with back problems
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
It is recommended to book flights with an early arrival time to the Galapagos Islands and a late departure time from the Galapagos Islands to make sure you can enjoy all of the activities of the tour. Late arrivals and/or early departures mean you might miss some activities.
If your flight is delayed or canceled and you cannot make it to Puerto Ayora in time to take the last speedboat to Isabela Island, which departs around 14:00, the team assist you with finding accommodation on Santa Cruz Island but this will be on your own expense. You will miss the planned activities.
There are no guides on the transportation by public speedboat between islands.
Please try to bring small bags and luggage, The Galapagos public transportation is on average small and it takes more time and space when you bring large baggage.
Tap water on the Galapagos Islands might contain bacteria and should not be consumed, not even for brushing your teeth. Bottled or purified water is always recommended.
Inform yourself about food safety when traveling to tropical countries. Take the necessary precaution to avoid food poisoning (always wash your hands before eating, don’t eat ‘street food’, only eat peeled fruits, etc.).
It is mandatory to have valid travel and medical insurance. Please inform us of any known medical conditions you have.
It is possible that pictures will be taken during your tour, so it is recommended to bring a USB.
The operator reserves the right to change the itinerary without previous notice due to weather, National Park regulations or notifications and unforeseeable circumstances.
A current, valid passport is required on the day of travel
Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
Operated by multilingual guides
Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking (vegetarian options available)
Guides are certified by the Galapagos National Park
Seymour Airport (GPS) in Baltra
It is recommended to book flights with an early arrival time
to Baltra airport to make sure you can enjoy all of the activities of the tour.
Option 1: Itinerary for flights arriving at Baltra before 11:00 AM
Upon arrival to Baltra Airport you will be picked up by an English speaking guide and transferred to Puerto Ayora for lunch. After lunch you will take the speedboat to Isabela (approx. 2.5hrs).
Option 2: Itinerary for flights arriving at Baltra after 11:00 AM
If you flight arrives after 11:00 am you will stay in Santa Cruz on your first day. If you arrive before 2:00 pm you will receive lunch either. The order for the tour will be changed, but rest assured that you will do all the activities included in the tour.