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$ 1699 Wonders of Galapagos 5days from Miami!

$ 1699 Wonders of Galapagos 5days from Miami!

Themes: Romantic Family Nature Adventure Beaches Ecuador

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27/02/2020 02/03/2020

Wonders of Galapagos 5D/4N

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Address
Pick up & drop off at airport
Departure time
15:00
End time
12:00
Included

- 01 night accommodation in Guayaquil

- 03 nights accommodation in Galapagos

- 04 breakfast

- Transfers in and out

- Motor yacht tour

- International and domestic airfares


Excluded

- Tips

- Entrance fee to Galapagos: $ 100 adult, $ 50 children under 12, to be paid in cash upon arrival in Galapagos.

- CGG Migration Control Card: $ 20 per person.

- Optional tours


Hotels

Guayaquil: Holiday In

Galapagos: Galapagos Magic,Mainao



Itinerary:

Choose Ecuador as your holiday destination! This beautiful country is a paradise everywhere you look at it. Let yourself be amazed by its culture expressed majestically in its churches, buildings and heritage cities. You'll fall in love with its views, beaches and the abundance of fauna that they enclose. Increase your adrenaline by practicing a variety of adventure sports that Ecuador has to offer. And do not forget to delight yourself with the taste of its gastronomic diversity, which you'll find while touring this country full of magic and charm.

Day 1: Welcome to Ecuador

On arrival to Guayaquil, you will be transferred to the Holiday In hotel.

Night at Holiday In

Included: Transfer from airport to hotel, bedroom

Day 2: Galapagos Adventure

After enjoy breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport to take your flight to the Galapagos Islands.

After arrival in Baltra´s airport, transfer to Santa Cruz Island, to your hotel in Puerto Ayora.

Night at Galapagos Magic.

Included: transfer from the airport, bedroom

Day 3: Santa Cruz Island

Daily Tour on board a motor yacht (sharing basis)

Embark our motor yacht and enjoy of a daily excursion with a welcoming crew members and knowledgeable naturalist guide, and experience the remote islands in comfort and style.

Our daily excursions will take you to experience the Galapagos Islands in a safe and comfortable manner. Check the boat´s weekly itinerary: Mondays and Thursdays visit to North Seymour and Bachas. Tuesdays and Fridays visit to South Plazas. Wednesday visit to Santa Fe Island. Saturdays visit to Bartolome and Sullivan Bay. Sundays visit to Bartolome.

** These excursions are subject to availability and change without prior notification

Overnight at Mainao hotel (Standard room)

Included: excursion, bedroom and breakfast

Day 4: Santa Cruz island

Today we have multiple choices of activities available (organized at additional cost or self-guided) or if you feel like unplugging from the world and relaxing completely at our Giant Tortoise Sanctuary enjoying the views, walk to the Lava Tunnels or simply enjoy of the peacefulness.

Optional tours:

1. Walk to Las Grietas & Kayak at Tortuga Bay (private basis)

From Puerto Ayora main pier we take a water taxi to the “Other Side Pier”. At this point we start an easy walk for about 1 Km (~0.6 mile) until we reach Las Grietas. This is a stunning geological formation named as fissure where we can see two impressive rock walls with an elongated crystal clear water pond ideal for snorkeling. ied. The Research Center offers a brand-new Interpretation Center with some of the most important samples of the Center Collection.

Later, visit to Tortuga Bay. After walking through a deciduous forest for 2.5 Km (~1.5 miles) we will reach one of the most beautiful beaches in the archipelago. We will continue walking along this white sand beach for another 1Km (~0.6 mile) until we reach the Playa Mansa where we can enjoy a special kayaking ride around the Bay.

2. Cerro Meza & Kayak at Garrapatero (private basis)

Visit Cerro Mesa viewpoint from where we can admire the whole southern shore of Santa Cruz. Continue towards one of the iconic formations in Galapagos resembling a crater from where we will start a hike downhill for about 30 minutes to the bottom of this collapsed crater. Explore the area, recover energies and start the hike up hill for about 45 minutes to 1 hour. Excellent opportunities to find endemic species such as the Woodpecker Finch and being very lucky giant tortoises.

Later, kayaks at Garrapatero. Walk for about 500 mts (~0.3 mile) on a flat and easy terrain through a deciduous forest until we

reach El Garrapatero beach. Kayaking activity takes place from the beach along the bay for about 45 minutes. We can make a short walk to the brackish lagoon where we have high possibilities to find pink flamingos.

3. Coffee farm and Sugar Cane mill &Highlights of Puerto Ayora (private basis)

In the morning, visit Organic Coffee Farm & Sugar Cane mill. Departure from your hotel towards the farming area of El Cascajo. Visit one of the most traditional farms in the area where we can find real organic coffee and sugar cane plantations. We will learn about all coffee and sugar cane growing and production process including a handcrafted sugar cane mil and distillery where the farmers produce a traditional sugar cane liquor.

Later, visit to Charles Darwin Research Station. The Charles Darwin Research Center is the matrix of all the scientific researches in the Galapagos Islands. It is from these headquarters from where all the most sensitive conservation projects are being directed. The conservation and preservation of giant tortoises, marine iguanas among others are some of the examples of the Center labor. We can walk along the core of the Research Center where we can find the corrals where the giant tortoises are being breed as well as the corrals where the land iguanas are being studied. The Research Center offers a brand-new Interpretation Center with some of the most important samples of the Center Collection.

Afterwards, visit to wooden workshops in Galapagos. Inspired by the unique beauty of the island sand using cedrella´s wood; one of the introduced species in Galapagos several years ago; galapagueños artists have dedicated their lives to capture in This wood images of fauna and flora of the archipelago. Their pieces are full of creativity and details that reflect the naturalness of the enchanted islands. During this visit we will know more about these skilled hands.

4. Navigable Tour to neighbor islands (sharing basis)

Embark our motor yacht and enjoy of a daily excursion with a welcoming crew members and knowledgeable naturalist guide,

and experience the remote islands in comfort and style.

Our daily excursions will take you to experience the Galapagos Islands in a safe and comfortable manner.

Check the boat´s weekly itinerary:

Mondays and Thursdays visit to North Seymour and Bachas. Tuesdays and Fridays visit to South Plazas.

Wednesday visit to Santa Fe Island. Saturdays visit to Bartolome and Sullivan Bay. Sundays visit to Bartolome.

** These excursions are subject to availability and change without prior notification.

Discovery or Advanced Diving full days are also available with extra cost and previous reservation. Return to Galapagos Magic lodge in the afternoon.

Overnight at Mainao hotel (Standard room)

Included: bedroom and breakfast

Day 5: Farewell

Transfer from hotel in Puerto Ayora to Baltra’s airport to take flight to the mainland to take your flight back.

Included: breakfast, transport

 

Flights:

International

Miami - Guayaquil Departure 10:35 Arrival 14:03

Guayaquil - Miami Departure 15:15 Arrival 20:29

 

Domestic

Guayaquil - Galapagos Departure 09:24 Arrival 10:21

Galapagos - Guayaquil Departure 10:35 Arrival 13:25


Summary

$ 1699 Wonders of Galapagos 5days from Miami!
$ 1699 Wonders of Galapagos 5days from Miami!