An ideal combination for a complete experience during 5 days in the Galapagos Islands.

Santa Cruz – Isabela Island

5 days / 4 nights
Rate per person (double room): $1515
Rate per person (single room):$2021
Transfer in – Charles Darwin Research Station

Upon your arrival to Baltra´s Airport, a guide will be waiting to assist you and accompany you to the Silberstein Hotel. This journey takes approximately 1 hour and transfers will take place until you reach the Itabaca Channel where transportation will be waiting to you take you to the port. Upon arrival you will enjoy a unique lunch at AQUA Bar-Restaurant that offers a menu resulting from a German-Latin fusion that will surprise you.

In the way, you will have the chance to visit the “Twin craters”, which were formed by a series of eruptions when the islands were still active. Guests should pay special attention to the changing environment that surrounds them.  You will see everything from arid red and rocky ground in the North, to green and vivid nature in the highlands towards the South.

Enjoy an Ecuadorian or international lunch at the hotel restaurant AQUA before our specialized guide takes guests to the Charles Darwin Research Station in the afternoon.  This station hosts educational museums, both about the history and development of the Galapagos Islands and the protection of the natural heritage.  The endemic giant land tortoises can be observed here.

In the evening you will enjoy dinner and accommodation at the Hotel Silberstein.

  • Accommodation: Hotel Silberstein
  • Lunch and dinner included
Isabela Island – Tuneles

Early in the morning, you will leave from Santa Cruz to Isabela in a speed boat. Once you arrive to this island, you will visit Cabo Rosa “Los Túneles” which is located west of Puerto Villamil where you will enjoy and discover colorful fish and other marine animals while you snorkel. This trip will be done by boat, which will allow you to see different birds and marine life and. Upon arriving at the destination, you will find volcanic formations of black lava in the form of arches, which makes this place a natural paradise.

In addition to the beautiful landscape, you will enjoy seeing sea lions, sea turtles, eagle rays, lobsters, sea snakes and a variety of birds.

  • Overnight: Selected hotel on Isabela
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
Tintoreras

Tintoreras is a 30-minute bay tour where you can see blue-footed boobies, sea lions and penguins. You will visit the islet of Tintoreras where you will take a walk of about 20 minutes to reach a canal where you will be able to see whitetip reef shark and marine iguanas. After the walk, you will return to the boat that will take you to the place where you will snorkel and you will appreciate the flora and fauna of the place. Before taking the speedboat back to Santa Cruz, you will enjoy a well-deserved lunch. In the afternoon you will have the transfer to Puerto Ayora in speed boat.

  • Overnight: Selected hotel on Isabela
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
Excursion

This day you will enjoy an excursion to one of the nearby islands, such as Bartolome, Seymour, Plazas or Santa Fe (according to availability). Lunch will be served on board and in the afternoon, you will return to the Hotel and enjoy your dinner at Aqua.

  • Overnight Hotel Silberstein
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
Transfer out

Early in the morning, you will take the speedboat to return to Santa Cruz, from where you will be taken to the airport of Baltra and start your trip back home.

  • Breakfast included
  • Includes
    Includes: Transfer service - Bilingual guide - Meals according to the described program - Accommodation - Excursions
  • Not included
    Not included: Air ticket to / from the Galapagos Islands - Entrance National Park USD 100.00 Foreigners - Transit Control Card USD 20.00 - Isabela Island Municipal tax USD 10.00 - Aquatic taxis taxis on Santa Cruz and Isabela Islands - Tips - Drinks - Personal expenses - IVA for local invoicing for Ecuadorian passengers - Transportation from Baltra Airport to the Itabaca Channel and vice versa $5 per person per way
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