The Expedition Galapagos Island Hopping Tours are designed for travelers who like a combination of organized activities and explore other parts of the Galapagos Islands by themselves. You will explore the Galapagos Islands with a combinatio
B = Breakfast included
L = Lunch included
D = Dinner included
**DAY 1 (L):
** QUITO/GUAYAQUIL – BALTRA – SANTA CRUZ
At the Baltra airport, you meet up with our English speaking guide who will take you to the port of Puerto Ayora, but on the way, you will stop in the highlands of Santa Cruz Island to have our first encounter with the stunning nature of the Islands. After check in at your hotel, you will have a well deserved rest and some time to explore the island, watch the colorful sunset, and maybe catch a sea lion sleeping in a park bench. Accommodation at Hotel Fiesta or similar.
**DAY 2 (B, L):
** ISABELA ISLAND – TINTORERAS ISLET
Early in the morning, you will catch a speedboat to Isabela Island, where you will have a delicious breakfast and check in your hotel. You will also have some time to get familiar with the area, before you go to Tintoreras Islet. These rock formations are located in front of Isabela Island, and are home to two different shark species. Here you will be able to snorkel and discover for the first time the wonders of Galapagos marine wildlife. Accommodation at Hotel Albermarle or similar.
**DAY 3 (B):
** ISABELA – SANTA CRUZ
Today you will have a free morning in Isabela to walk around town or enjoy Puerto Villamil’s beach. You will have snorkeling equipment available all the time so you get to decide where and what to explore. After lunch, you will take a public speedboat to Santa Cruz islands (2,5 hours approx). Accommodation at Hotel Fiesta or similar.
**DAY 4 (B, L):
** SANTA FE ISLAND SNORKELING
After breakfast you will travel to Santa Fe Island for a snorkeling activity, here you will be able to see beautiful wildlife and majestic cliffs. Also you will observe colonies of sea lions, blue footed boobies and marine iguanas. Accommodation at Hotel Fiesta or similar.
*According to Galapagos National Park regulations and availability, Santa Fe island visit can be changed for another inhibited island.
DAY 5 (B):
Bye Galapagos! On the last day, you will have a delicious breakfast, and then your guide will bring you back to Baltra airport to catch your flight to Quito or Guayaquil. End of services.
Accommodation in double or single private rooms at tourist superior class
Meals as described on itinerary (4x breakfast, 3x lunch)
English speaking naturalist guide (local Galapagos guide) during activities
Transfer in and out from Baltra airport
Transportation between Islands
Snorkeling gear during the whole tour
24/7 assistance in Dutch, English and Spanish