8 Day Explore Galapagos Tour Package - 8 Days

Overview

Galapagos “A Separate Center of Creation”. Animals and birds invite man to explore the total isolation that breeds the rarest and most fascinating wildlife on earth.

Explore the remarkable islands, a living laboratory of evolution, where wildlife has no fear of man and will create memories that will last a lifetime! Galapagos represents a “cross-roads in evolution”.

Itinerary

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You are met by our representative at the airport in Quito and transferred to the Alameda Mercure in Quito + Buffet Breakfast. (Or similar)

After breakfast, we will go back in time a couple of hundred years while driving around the colonial section of Quito and admire architectural monuments, la Basilica church, Independence Square, with the Presidential Palace and the colonial Churches. Visit the toy workshop, you will find wooden toys, like spin toys. Visit the Api Real store, they produces products such as soaps, creams and shampoos, based on honey and its merger with essential oils and extracts 100% natural. Visit the chocolate tour; you will have the opportunity to get in touch with the process of the production of cacao in Ecuador. Quesadillas, delicious dessert, typical of Quito, you will learn the secret recipe. Drive up to the “Middle of the World City” (entrance included) where the monument that divides the Northern from the Southern Hemisphere will be visited. It was built during the XVII century when a French Expedition defined the precise location of the equatorial line. The “Intiñan Museum”, known as the Equinox solar Museum, can also be visited. Alameda Mercure in Quito + Buffet Breakfast M: B

Breakfast

Early in the morning, after breakfast, 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 about 45 minutes you will be in Puerto Ayora. 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. Overnight at Lobo de Mar Hotel + breakfast M:B,L

Breakfast

Pick up in the morning at your hotel. 0700. Aprox. Speed boat to the Isabela Island, we will sail to TINTORERAS ISLET, it is called this due to a large Crevice with very clear, calm water in which white-tip sharks known as “Tintoreras” come daily to rest on the bottom. Also visit 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

Visit: EL GARRAPATERO BEACH A beautiful beach where you will enjoy a paradise of turquoise water. Behind the beach is a gap where there are flamingos, black – necked pin. The Galapagos finches and migratory birds from the coast are easy to find; LOS GEMELOS Subsidence is formed by a series of eruptions when the islands were still active. Los Gemelos is the only place on the island where the Scalesia forest, endemic plant to this area, where some species of finches of the Galapagos and often seen are the beautiful sorcerer birds. Overnight at Lobo de Mar Hotel + breakfast B,L

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. 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 Overnight at Lobo de Mar Hotel + breakfast B,L

Day 07 :
DAY 7:

Morning transfer for your return flight from the Galapagos to Guayaquil or Quito. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel.

Day 08 :
DAY 08.

Today you will be transferred to the International airport in time for your return flight home. B

ITINERARY SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS AND CONSERVATION POLICIES GALAPAGOS NATIONAL PARK FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE ISLANDS.

Includes:

  • RT airport transfers
  • Air ticket Quito Galapagos – Quito
  • 2 night in double accommodation in Quito, Grand Hotel Alameda Mercure+ Buffet Breakfast (or similar hotel)
  • 1 post night in double accommodation in either Quito, or Guayaquil following the Galapagos
  • City Tour & Middle of the world
  • 4N/5D in Galapagos, double accommodation at Lobo de Mar Hotel (3* Tourist Superior)
  • Excursions in Galapagos
  • Meals according itinerary
  • Naturalist guide certified
    by the Galapagos National Park for the excursions
  • Snorkeling
    equipment (mask and snorkel)
  • SLT Tour Performance warranty
  • SLT $1Million Liability Insurance Coverage

Excludes:

  • International / Domestic Airfare
  • Entrance to Galapagos National Park: Foreigners $100 US
  • Ecogal Tax at Baltra $5
  • Dock Tax, Isabela: Foreigners $5 US
  • Transit card $20 US
  • Services not specified in the program

MINIMUM 2 TO OPERATE

HOTELS USED (or similar):
Quito – Grand Hotel Alameda Mercure
Galapagos – Lobo de Mar Hotel

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8 Day Explore Galapagos Tour Package
From $2,699.00
per Adult

Trip Facts

  • Car
  • Hotel
  • Sight Seeing
  • Breakfast
  • Tortuga Bay beach – Grietas – Playa de los Alemanes - Garrapatero Beach – Primicias – Twin Craters - Isabela Beach - Baltra - Charles Darwin Station

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