6-Day Galapagos Island Hopping Budget

The 6 day Galapagos Island Hopping budget tour takes you to some of the best places of the Galapagos Islands; Los Tuneles, Santa Fe, the Charles Darwin Station and Tintoreras. Everything is arranged; from transfers, tours up to the hotels and almost all activities are in groups with other travelers. It is the perfect Galapagos holiday!

Highlights:
• Los Tuneles: Snorkel in the clear waters and swim with a lot of different animal species.
• Wetlands and Tintoreras: Visit the Giant Tortoise Breeding Center, Wall of Tears and Tintoreras islet.
• Charles Darwin Research Station: Known for its turtles, born from 3 inches to 4 feet long.
• Bay Tour: You will visit the highlights around Puerto Ayora by boat.
• Santa Fe: Explore one of the oldest uninhabited islands of the Galapagos.

per adult from

$1,625

USD

Duration

6 days

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  • What's included :
    • 5x Breakfast
    • 4x 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 between Baltra Airport – Itabaca Channel each way
    • Transportation on and between the Islands as described in the itinerary.
    • Local naturalist guide (English & Spanish speaking)
    • Snorkeling equipment: mask, snorkel, fins and life vest.
    • 24/7 assistance in English, Dutch and Spanish.
    What's excluded :
    • Round trip flights from mainland Ecuador to Galapagos Islands.
    • Entrance fee for the Galapagos National Park.
    • Migratory Control Card / Ingala Transit Card: $ 20 p.p. (cash only)
    • Isabela dock fee: $ 10 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.
    • Entry/Admission - Isabela Island

  • Day 1: BALTRA – SANTA CRUZ ISLAND – ISABELA ISLAND – FLAMINGO LAGOON

    Stop At: Isabela Island, Galapagos, 010850 Ecuador
    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). Upon arrival you will head to Flamingo Lagoon for a short visit, followed by a drop off at your hotel in Isabela.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Stop At: Santa Cruz Island, Ecuador
    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.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Hotel San Vicente or similar.

    Day 2: TINTORERAS AND WETLANDS

    Stop At: Isabela Island, Galapagos, 010850 Ecuador
    Your Wetlands tour starts early in the morning. First visiting the Giant Tortoise Breeding Center and then the Wall of Tears, a historic site. After this visit you will head to Tunel del Estero where you will experience a Lava Tunnel and take in glorious sites.
    * Please keep in mind that the total length of the walk in The Wetlands area is approximately 3 to 4 hours.

    After lunch you will have a short break before your visit to Tintoreras Islet. Named for the white-tip sharks known as Tintoreras which rest at the bottom of the site. Transfer to Puerto Villamil for a trek on volcanic rocks where you can spot a variety of wildlife. Snorkeling and beach time after the trek.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Hotel San Vicente or similar.

    Day 3: SNORKELING IN LOS TUNELES

    Stop At: Los Tuneles, SE Isabela Island Nr. La Union Rock, Puerto Villamil 200250 Ecuador
    Early in the morning, you will go on a 30 to 40 minute 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 the ever playful sea lions. The activity takes about 6 hours. You can also choose to explore Concha Perla by yourself before or after snorkeling

    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Hotel San Vicente or similar.

    Day 4: CHARLES DARWIN RESEARCH STATION – BAY TOUR

    Stop At: Charles Darwin Research Station, Ave Charles Darwin, Puerto Ayora 200350 Ecuador
    At 06:00 AM you will take the public speedboat to Santa Cruz Island where you’ll have breakfast. Then you’ll visit the renowned Charles Darwin Research Station. After lunch, you will go on a Bay Tour. With this tour you visit the highlights around Puerto Ayora by boat. Including; La Loberia, Punta Camaño Islet, two channel crossings, and finally Playa de Los Perros.

    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Hotel Fernandina or similar.

    Day 5: SANTA FE ISLAND

    Stop At: Santa Fe Island, Ecuador
    After breakfast you will travel to Santa Fe Island. One of the oldest islands in the archipelago. The vegetation of the island is characteristic. Santa Fe is home to endemic species such as the Barrington Land Iguana. Upon arrival you will partake in a snorkeling activity. After snorkeling you will go to Santa Cruz island and have about an hour of beach time before lunch.

    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Hotel Fernandina or similar.

    Day 6: TRANSFER OUT – BALTRA

    Stop At: Seymour Airport, Aeropuerto Seymour de Baltra, Isla Baltra Baltra, Ecuador
    After breakfast, you will travel to Baltra Airport with a Spanish speaking driver, where you will depart to Quito or Guayaquil.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Seymour Airport, Aeropuerto Seymour de Baltra, Isla Baltra Baltra, Ecuador
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • 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 important 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, certified by the Galapagos National Park.
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking (vegetarian options available)
    • The exact amount for the fees mentioned in the 'What's excluded' section will be detailed in the voucher. If you want to know this information beforehand, please contact us through the platform.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • Travelers must bring with them extra sanitary items to be used during the entire tour. Transportation: In the Galapagos speed boats, water taxis, and navigation boats, all the crew will use biosafety suits and equipment. Medicine: Travelers should bring their medications from their countries.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Rebecca Adventure Travel

Activity ID: V-29628P6

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