Encounter incredible wildlife, snorkel and swim with sea turtles and manta rays, race a bike downhill in San Cristóbal, search for whitetip reef sharks in "Shark Alley", hike the Sierra Negra Volcano, visit the Charles Darwin Research Station
Please note, these local payments are not included in the price of this tour.+100.00 USD (Galapagos Park Fee)+10.00 USD (Transit Control Card)
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This ten-day adventure is perfect for those who want to experience the incredible wildlife and scenery of the Galápagos Islands but prefer to sleep on shore – so your time on the water is limited to commuting between islands. Go ashore at the lesser-visited island of Isabela and spend your days with playful sea lions, giant manta rays, and the Galápagos giant tortoise. This adventure offers a great balance of guided excursions and free time – and optional activities abound.
Arrive at any time.
Fly to San Cristóbal. Visit to Mann Beach to see the sea lions and frigate birds.
Snorkelling trip to Kicker Rock to search for marine life like sea turtles, manta rays, and sharks. Visit the Interpretation Centre in the afternoon to learn about the natural history of the area.
Travel by boat to Floreana Island with opportunities for swimming and snorkelling. Free afternoon in Puerto Velasco Ibarra.
Morning excursion to the highlands of Floreana. Continue by boat to Isabela Island for a visit to the "Wall of Tears" and a nearby lookout point.
Full-day tour to Sierra Negra Volcano to see the second-largest crater in the world and enjoy an exhilarating down-hill bike excursion. Visit the Giant Tortoise Breeding Centre on the way back to town. Optional surf lessons on the nearby beach.
Optional excursions to Las Tintoreras otherwise known as "Shark Alley" – to observe whitetip reef sharks or Los Tuneles to observe penguins and a variety of bird life. Travel by boat in the afternoon to Santa Cruz Island and have a free evening for shopping or exploring the town of Puerto Ayora.
Visit the highlands of Santa Cruz to see the giant tortoise's natural habitat and the lava tunnels. Afternoon walk to Tortuga Bay for a kayak excursion to explore the mangroves.
Visit the Charles Darwin Research Station before transferring across Santa Cruz Island to Baltra. Fly back to Quito.
Depart at any time. We highly recommend booking pre- or post-accommodation to fully experience this charming city.
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