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Galapagos Islands 4-Day Tour Package
Activities in Santa Cruz Island

Galapagos Islands 4-Day Tour Package

  • English English
  • 4 days

Meet giant tortoises, immerse yourself in nature and enjoy the stunning beaches of Santa Cruz on this four-day Galapagos Islands adventure.

Galapagos Islands 4-Day Tour Package Itinerary

Day 1: Isla Baltra – Isla Santa Cruz

On arrival into Seymour Airport on Isla Baltra, you'll be picked up and taken to the port located on the south of the island, where you'll take a ferry to Santa Cruz Island. The crossing on the Itabaca Canal, which takes just 10 minutes, will give you your first glimpse of the coastal landscapes of the Galapagos archipelago. The intense turquoise of the sea makes the beautiful beaches seem like they're out of a dream.

Back on dry land, you'll begin exploring the northern part of the isle of Santa Cruz, home to spectacular lava tunnels. You'll stop at the Galapagos tortoise reserve, where you'll get to meet these enormous animals, emblematic of the archipelago, in one of only two places in the world to which they are native.

Continue your tour around Santa Cruz, visiting the Charles Darwin Research Station. His work has become a worldwide reference in science and natural history, but do you know everything about the British naturalist's travels to the Galapagos Islands? Your guide will reveal the most curious anecdotes.

At the end of your first day, you'll be taken to your hotel on the island's capital: Puerto Ayora.

Day 2: Puerto Ayora – Tortuga Bay – Tunnel of Love – Puerto Ayora

After an energising breakfast at your hotel, you'll set off on a short trek. After approximately 40 minutes walk, you'll reach a place well worth the exertion: the Tortuga Bay beach, one of the most beautiful spots on the archipelago. Here, you'll have free time to relax, sunbathe and swim on Santa Cruz's paradise coastline.

You'll spend the afternoon seeing Bahía Tortuga from a different perspective, cruising around the bay in a yacht. The boat trip will take you to a tiny island inhabited with adorable sea lions and you'll also visit the Tunnel of Love, a natural rock formation whose name isn't an accident...

Following your yacht cruise, you'll head back to Puerto Ayora where you'll be dropped off at your hotel.

Important: this activity is only available on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.

Day 3: Puerto Ayora

Following breakfast at your hotel, you'll have the whole of your third day free to explore everything Santa Cruz has to offer at your own pace. 

Day 4: Puerto Ayora – Isla Baltra

Day four of your tour will see you eating an early breakfast before being taken to the north of Santa Cruz, where you'll visit a coffee plantation. After learning all about the coffee production process, you'll head over to the Itabaca Canal port. Here, you'll hop aboard the ferry to Baltra Island, where you'll be taken to the airport after a fantastic four days exploring the Galapagos archipelago.

Accommodation

This Galapagos tour package includes three nights' bed and breakfast in Puerto Ayora, the capital of Santa Cruz Island. When making your reservation, you'll have the choice between booking standard or superior hotel accommodation:

  • Standard accommodation: Hotel Deja Vu or similar.
  • Superior accommodation: Hotel Maidith or similar.

 

Please note: the indicated price per person is based on two people sharing a double room, however, single and triple rooms are available. Please contact us for a personalised quote and to reserve these options.

Price

Adults Children under 3 years old
Standard hotels
US$ 555
Free
Superior hotels
US$ 714
Free

Standard hotels

  • Adults

    US$ 555
  • Children under 3 years old

    Free

Superior hotels

  • Adults

    US$ 714
  • Children under 3 years old

    Free

* A reservation for one person will include a supplement.

More Information

Duration

4 days.

Language English

The tour includes an English speaking guide, but the tour can sometimes be carried out in two languages.

Included

Pick up and drop off at airport.

English speaking guide.

Ferry and yacht transfers.

Transport by air conditioned bus or minibus.

Three nights bed and breakfast in Puerto Ayora.

Visit to a tortoise reserve.

Entrance to the Charles Darwin Research Station.

Visit to a coffee plantation.

Not included

Lunches and dinners.

Additional activities carried out in free time.

Entrance Fees to Galapagos National Park.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up to 30 days before (Santa Cruz Island local time) if there are still places available.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

from
US$ 555
No hidden fees or surcharges

Meeting point

Baltra Seymour Airport.

Cancellations

Non refundable. You may not cancel this activity.