8 Days 7 Nights 2017-11-27T22:59:43+00:00

GUAYAQUIL – GALAPAGOS – GUAYAQUIL

ITINERARY (8DAYS –7 NIGHTS)

INCLUDES:
• 6 transfer in or out
• 3 nights in Triple accommodation at Palace Hotel+ BB
• 4 nights in Triplee accommodation at Deja ´vu or Lobo de Mar Hotel + Breakfast
• 4N/5D in Galapagos, excursions
• Excursions in Galapagos
• City Tour and Historical Park
• Meals in Galapagos according the itinerary (B, L, D)
• English speaking guide
• Private transportation

NOT INCLUDES:
• Domestic flight Quito – Baltra – Guayaquil approx. USD. 495.00 * this price is subject to change without previous notice.
• Entrance fee Galápagos USD. 100.00
• Entrance fee to Isabela Island $ 5.00
• Lunch and dinner in Guayaquil
• Ingala card USD. 20.00
• Drinks
• Departure taxes
• Entrance fee to the churches and museum in middle of the world
• Tips
• Other not included in this program

NOTE:
* We reserve the right to alter or omit any part of an itinerary, and reverse the order of places to be visited or change any space reservation without prior notice due to readjustment of National park policies, seasonal changes, safety reasons weather conditions or force majored which may dictate these changes. These decisions are oriented in terms of passenger safety and in the interest of the islands conservation.

ARRIVAL TO QUITO AIRPORT
You are met by an Explorer Tour representative at the airport in Quito and provide transfers at City Plaza Hotel or Palace in Guayaquil + Buffet Breakfast

GUAYAQUIL CITY TOUR & HISTORICAL PARK
Experience downtown Guayaquil; drive around the turn of the century neighborhood of Las Peñas, passing by the bustling riverfront and the Rotonda with a view to the Guayas river, drive through 9th of October Avenue to see Centenary Park and discover the spirit of Ecuador’s largest city.

Visit the newest example of sustainable management of EcoTourism and in Guayaquil, a place in which it is possible to admire local Flora and fauna like Caymans, Iguanas and the and the beautiful segments of mangrove forests. On the cultural side a replica of a late nineteenth century suburb and a segment that allows you to take part in the duties of a tropical hacienda to discover the coastal way of life.
Overnight at City Plaza Hotel or Palace in Guayaquil + Buffet Breakfast

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Overnight at City Plaza Hotel or Palace in Guayaquil + Buffet Breakfast

BALTRA – CHARLES DARWIN STATION (LUNCH/DINNER) Lodgement
Early in the morning, after breakfast, you will have the transfer to Quito airport to take Galapagos flight. When you arrived at the Galapagos Island you will be greeted by a tourist guide to take you to Santa Cruz in abour 45 minutes you will be in Puerto Ayora.– hotel. Check in the hotel. Lunch. After we will visit the CHARLES DARWIN RESEARCH STATION and its interpretive Center, with the help of the IUCN, UNESCO, and conservationists worldwide, Charles Darwin Foundation was founded under Belgian Law in 1959. Since then, CDF has been instrumental in stabilizing the ecosystem and preserving the natural wonders the islands offer. Here we will have the great opportunity to see and explore this famous place.

SANTA FE ISLAND – BEACH LANDING (BREAKFAST – LUNCH – DINNER – LODGEMENT) SNORKELING. After breakfast, we sail an hour to Santa Fe Island. From the yacht, we see on its huge cliffs a forest of giant cacti endemic to this island. In the calm, turquoise waters of the bay are colonies of sea birds, such as pelicans, boobies and gulls, and many sea lions. Snorkeling is fantastic. We will swim with manta rays and tropical fish, and sometimes see sea turtles. We will have lunch on board and then land on a beautiful, white-sand beach. There we will relax, take photos and enjoy the Galapagos sun, before returning to the hotel. (OR)

STA. CRUZ -ISABELA (BREAKFAST – LUNCH – DINNER – LODGEMENT) – SNORKELLING
Pick up in the morning at your hotel. 0700. Aprox. Speed boat to thet CONCHA Y PERLA It is a shallow bay with peaceful and transparent water, allowing you to observe the fascinating marine life; you can swim with sea lions and penguins, an ideal place to practice sports like swimming or snorkeling. We can also observe penguins, sea lions, and marine iguanas and go snorkeling with sharks as well as other colorful tropical fish while enjoying the beaches of Isabela. Return to Puerto Ayora. Lunch at restaurant of the locality Overnight at Lobo de Mar Hotel + breakfast M: B,L,D

OPTIONAL- ADDITIONAL ACTIVITY TINTORERAS ISLETS:
The Tintoreras Islets, located a short distance from Puerto Villamil, is home to a great variety of wildlife. Its turquoise, crystalline waters are inhabited by white-tipped reef sharks, Galapagos penguins, marine turtles and sea lions. One of its beaches, surrounded by mangroves is one of the few sites where marine iguanas can reproduce successfully. Reaching the Isle of Tintoreras, we will get to know a lot of these species. Most of the part of this island is formed by AA lava.

SUPPLEMENT ADDITIONAL ACTIVITY PER PAX
TINTORERAS ISLETS USD 75

SANTA CRUZ – AM TOUR DE BAHIA WITH GRIETAS (BREAKFAST – LUNCH – DINNER – LODGEMENT) Pick up hotel. 08:00. Navigation to different places suchs as: CHANNEL OF SHARKS, an arm of the crystal clear sea where sharks found in the surrounding area can see sea lions and frigates. IGUANA BEACH :with a large concentration of marine iguanas, can observe blue-footed boobies; LOVE CANAL crystalline waters, is a very private and romantic place. GRIETAS in this unique place we will have the chance to snorkel into a canyon formed by the sea water into the land, in this area we will also have the chance to see blue footed boobies, red crabs, frigate birds, and other bird species Finally enjoy the BEACH PUNTA ESTRADA.
LAS GRIETAS, this landscape is made up of interesting fissures of lava, that form two giant walls crossed by an arm of brackish water filtered from the top where it mixes with seawater. The giant cactus is a feature of this landscape. Highly recommended for swimming and snorkeling practice, because of his transparency of its water

SANTA CRUZ – Tortuga Bay beach – Chato Reserve (BREAKFAST – LUNCH – DINNER – LODGEMENT)
After breakfast visit: TORTUGA BAY beach, It is one of the largest beaches of white sand of the archipelago, an excellent place for swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, surfing or simply walking. The marine iguanas, sharks and sea turtles can be seen along a small trail suitable for visitors. Migratory birds can be seen walking along the coast.
TRANSFER OUT HOTEL – CANAL + BREAKFAST. Return to Baltra Island.
Breakfast in the Hotel, transfer to the Baltra’s airport approx at 08:00 a.m., Flight Galapagos to Quito or Guayaquil.
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HOTELS 2 – 3 pax
Palace +bb or City Plaza Hotel (4*)Deja Vú or Lobo de mar hotel (3*) 1209