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Island Hopping - Santa Cruz & Isabela Island

(7 Days)

Baltra Island | Santa Cruz Island | Isabela Island

Dates

08.01.2018 19.02.2018 12.03.2018 09.04.2018
07.05.2018 18.06.2018 16.07.2018 20.08.2018
10.09.2018 22.10.2018
Day Routing
01 Mon Baltra Island, Santa Cruz Island

Arrival at Baltra Island and transfer by bus and ferry to Santa Cruz Island. Drive through the highlands of Santa Cruz with its enormous change of vegetation. In the afternoon visit the Charles Darwin Station. Overnight at the hotel on Santa Cruz Island.

02 Tue Santa Cruz Island

Full day boat excursion to visit one of the islands Seymour North, South Plazas, Bartholomew or Santa Fe or the Dragon Hill. Each of the islands has its own significant beauties to offer and regardless which you’ll visit, you’ll definitely enjoy your stay. Lunch on board is included.

03 Wed Santa Cruz Island

Visit the highlands of Santa Cruz with photo stop to take pictures of the lava tunnels and the famous giant tortoise. Guests enjoy lunch in the highlands. Continue to the view point Cerro Mesa and to the beautiful beach El Garrapatero.

04 Thu Santa Cruz Island, Isabela Island

Morning at leisure, e.g. to make a walk to the Tortuga Bay. In the  transfer on a speed boat to Isabela Island (approx. 2 hours). Dinner and overnight on Isabela Island.

05 Fri Isabela Island

In the morning visit the Galapagos National Park’s Giant Tortoise Breeding Centre. Afterwards head for the Laguna of the Flamingos to observe the animals very closely. In the afternoon short boat journey from Puerto Villamil to the small rock island „Las Tintoreras“. Nearby hundreds of marine iguanas can be observed, sea lions relaxing on the sandy beaches, penguins and blue-footed boobies can be observed on the rocks. Overnight at the hotel on Isabela Island.

06 Sat Isabela Island

Excursion to the crater of volcano Sierra Negra inclusive lunch at the hacienda in the highlands. Afternoon is at leisure.

07 Sun Isabela Island, Santa Cruz Island, Baltra Island

Transfer by speed boat and ferry to Baltra, transfer by bus to the airport of Baltra to catch the flight to Guayaquil or Quito for the individual homebound flight.