Visiting 3 Islands
Islands
Snorkelling
Includes
Every Day
Departures
Soft Adventure
Trip Style

4 – Days Galapagos Holidays Navigable Experience

The 4 – day holidays Navigable Experience Galapagos tour features an amazing daily navigable travel plan with the perfect length for a family vacation or solo travelers alike. You will travel to three of the Galapagos Islands: Santa Cruz plus 2 navigable islands (either Bartolomé, North Seymour, Santa Fe or Plazas).  Activities include hiking, snorkeling, swimming and breathtalking sightseeing.

Explore one  of the most awesome landscapes in the world while accompanied by a bilingual naturalist guides and staying at the hotel class of your choice.

  • Start Date: Every day.
  • Visiting:  Santa Cruz.
  • Activities:   Short hikes, snorkelling, navigating, and wildlife viewing.
  • Trip Style: Soft adventure.
  • Wildlife to See Galapagos Pinguins, Galapagos Sea Lions, Galapagos Giant Tortoises, Marine Iguanas, Lava Lizards, Blue-Footed Boobies, Flamingos, Frigate Birds, Pelicans, Darwin´s Finches, Galapagos Fly-Catchers, Galapagos Mockingbirds, and more.

Short Itinerary

  • Day 1: Am: Arrive in Baltra Island Airport (GPS) – Pm: Transfer to Santa Cruz Island
  • Day 2: Santa Cruz Island: Am: Navigable Day Tour.
  • Day 3: Santa Cruz Island: Am: Bay Tour / Tortuga Bay
  • Day 4: Am: Transfer out to Baltra Island airport (GPS).

For the complete itinerary click on the tab Itinerary above .


Essential Trip Information

 

Important Remarks

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION
  • Baltra, Galapagos Islands. (GPS)
DEPARTURE TIME
  • You must arrive before 11:00 AM for a prompt departure at 14:00 PM. *Ask for more details.
RETURN TIME
  • Approximately 10:00 AM. *Ask for more details.
WEAR
  • Comfortable clothing, hiking shoes, hat, jacket and sunscreen.
INCLUDED  Accommodation in selected hotels (double rooms).
Breakfast.
 BoxLunch (Only during navigable excursions on Day 2 & 3 ).
All land and sea transportation within the Galapagos during the program.
Bilingual naturalist guides for each island and all activities.
Excursions and visits during the program.
Transfer Baltra – Puerto Ayora – Baltra (by truck or by bus depending on group size).
NOT INCLUDED  Air Ticket.
 Lunch & Dinner.
Snorkeling Equipment (mask, fins, tube).
Galapagos National Park Entry Fee – $100.00 US pp.
Cost of the transfer between the hotels and the restaurants for the meals.
Migratory Control Card – $20.00 US pp.
 Transportation Baltra Airport – Itabaca Channel – USD 5 p.p. (subject to change).
 Transportation Itabaca Channel – Baltra Airport – USD 5 p.p. (subject to change).
 Cost of the transfer between the hotels and the restaurants designated for the meals in each island.
 Water taxi from dock to speedboat (depending on the tide) – $ 1.00 US per person per ride.
 Soft-drinks and alcoholic beverages.

 Tips

 

GENERAL CONDITIONS

  • Rates do not include IVA
  • Do not include some meals, check itineraries.
  • Do not include single supplements, ask for.
  • The navegations are subject to availability

 

NOTE: Oceano Program itinerary is subject to change due to Galapagos National Park dispositions or to circumstances  beyond our control (force majeure).

Day 1

Arrival at Baltra Airport / Transfer to Santa Cruz Island: Giant Tortoise Reserve

 

You can arrive to the Galapagos Islands only by flight from either Quito or Guayaquil (air ticket not included). Our English speaking guide will be waiting for you at the Baltra Airport in Galapagos. He will then lead you to the port of Puerto Ayora (Santa Cruz Island) for lunch. Afterwards, we will take a short rest before making our way to the Highlands of Santa Cruz. Here you will have the great opportunity to observe the famous Galapagos Giant Tortoises in their natural environment. The Islands themselves were named after these species. You will also be able to see the famous Galapagos Finches, Bird Wizards, as well as endemic vegetation such as Escelacias forests and Matazarnos. After this encounter with the Giant Tortoises, we will return to Puerto Ayora.

Meals Included: None

Accommodations in the hotel class of your choice

 

Day 2

Full Day Navigable Tour to ONE of the following Islands

 

Depending on the dates and/or navigable site available, pick-up from the hotel will be early on the morning (either 5 or 8 AM) to take you to the small vessel at the embarkation point (either Puerto Ayora dock or Itabaca Channel) for a unique close-up with wildlife and endemic vegetation. The destination can be either Santa Fe, South Plazas, North Seymour OR Bartolomé. The activities will include hiking, snorkeling, swimming and breathtaking sightseeing. After land and sea excursions, we will return back to the hotel in Santa CruzOvernight in Santa Cruz.

Meals Included: None

Accommodations in the hotel class of your choice

NOTE: Destination depends on availability

 

Day 3

Tortuga Bay Bay/Beach Tour

After breakfast we will leave from the Puerto Ayora dock for a panoramic boat tour of various points on Santa Cruz Island. First we will visit the island “La Lobería” so called because of the large colony of sea lions that inhabit it. In this place you can snorkel with sea lions, observe colorful fish and sea turtles. Continuing with the tour we head towards the “Canal del Amor” where we can observe the whitetip sharks from the viewpoint and then snorkel in the area. The navigation will also take us to the Punta Estrada pier for a walk through the place, inhabited by hundreds of marine iguanas towards the so-called “Dog Beach”, the perfect place to sunbathe and relax.

In the afternoon, at the time agreed upon with the guide, the adventure continues with a visit to Tortuga Bay. The visit consists of a walk of approximately 45 minutes to the beautiful white sand beach. There are two beaches in the sector. Brava Beach, which is the widest with two kilometers of extension; and Playa Mansa resembles a large pool surrounded by mangroves and white sand. It is also located in the sector A forest of endemic prickly pears (Opuntias) in which marine iguanas nest and sun themselves. You can also see pelicans, a wide variety of fish and Galapagos gulls. You return to the hotel at 4:45 pm, since the beach closes at 5:00 pm.

Meals included: Breakfast, Box Lunch

Accommodation: In the hotel of the category chosen by you.

 

Day 4

Transfer to Baltra Airport – Bye Galápagos!

 

On the final day we recommend waking up early to have enough time to get ready for the transfer-out from Puerto Ayora to Baltra where you will catch your return flight to either Quito or Guayaquil

 

NOTA: Hotels depend on availability, we cannot always use the hotels listed below, but they will always use hotels of the selected class.

First Class Hotels

  • Beautiful social areas with direct access to the sea.
  • 2 towers (the Main Tower – the Isla Sol Tower) and 31 rooms.
  • Rooms with television, cable, air conditioning, telephone, safe, bathroom and private balcony
  • Pool, jacuzzi, restaurant and bar.
  • Beautiful social areas with direct access to the sea.
  • 2 towers (the Main Tower – the Isla Sol Tower) and 31 rooms.
  • Rooms with television, cable, air conditioning, telephone, safe, bathroom and private balcony
  • Pool, jacuzzi, restaurant and bar.

Superior Tourist Class Hotels

  • Spa.
  • Wellness center.
  • Restaurant.
  • Hot tub, available for an additional cost.
  • The rooms offer views of the city and the sea through large windows that let in plenty of natural light.
  • Top quality mattresses and blackout curtains.
  • The private bathroom features a rain shower and free toiletries.
  • It has a TV with local channels, individually controlled air conditioning, a desk and a wake-up call service.
  • All rooms are non-smoking.
  • Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas.
  • The hotel restaurant is located next to the sea and offers a sushi menu or a selection of dishes that combine local flavors with fresh seafood.
  • Free WIFI in all facilities
  • Safe in each room.
  • Television with cable programming.
  • Multiple USB charger ports in each room.
  • Air conditioning and fan in all rooms.
  • Minibar (extra payment) with drinks and snacks available in all rooms.
  • Free luggage storage service.
  • Computer and printer for guest use in the lobby.
  • Purified water in rooms and purified water dispenser in cafeteria.
  • Beach towels.
  • Complimentary amenities: everything and beach/shopping bag.
  • Use of the terrace for guests with sea views, located 100 meters from the hotel

Tourist Class Hotels

  • 4 Standard Suite Rooms have a balcony with hammock, safe and A/C
  • 1 Standard Suite Room on the ground floor has a patio with hammock, safe and air conditioning.
  • Economy Double Room on the ground floor, safe and A/C.
  • Accommodation in a triple room is with a sofa bed.
  • Air-conditioning
  • Cable TV
  • Secure security
  • WIFI
  • Hotel with the most diverse ecosystems in the city, a real connection with nature will be a priceless experience that you will not want to miss during your stay.
  • A beautiful pool and the largest jacuzzi in the Galapagos.
  • The best staff to assist you with your itineraries, tour recommendations and more, even before your arrival or when you start organizing your trip.
  • Located in a central location, away from the noise and traffic of the main street, but very close to all the tourist spots, main streets and the pier.

Economy Class Hotels

  • Seaview.
  • Private Balcony.
  • Air-conditioning.
  • Flat Screen TV.
  • Housekeeping.
  • Safe.
  • Subject to availability
  • Continental breakfast
  • Room cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Available a bottle with purified water suitable for drinking and oral hygiene.
  • High quality internet
  • Air-conditioning.
  • Pool.
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