Santa Cruz

Galapagos Island Hopping

5 days



Santa Cruz │ Boat Trips │ Tour de Bahia


Day 1: Quito or Guayaquil – Baltra – Santa Cruz

Arriving at the Baltra airport your tour leader will welcome you to the Galapagos Islands. On the neighboring island of Santa Cruz you will pass the highlands and visit a ranch to see the famous Galapagos giant tortoises in their natural environment. After lunch you will learn a lot of interesting things about the national park’s breeding program for tortoises at the Charles Darwin Station.

Day 2: Santa Cruz: Boat Trip

Today you are visiting a nearby Galapagos Island. Depending on availability, the destination of your excursion yacht will be one of the following islands: Plazas, Seymour, Bartolomé or Santa Fé. You are exploring both the island on a walk, and its underwater world while snorkeling. Enjoy your lunch on the boat before returning to Santa Cruz in the late afternoon.

Day 3: Santa Cruz: Boat Trip

Enjoy the diversity of the Galapagos archipelago and get aboard the excursion yacht to visit another one of the uninhabited islands: Plazas, Seymour, Bartolomé or Santa Fé. Your program again contains an expedition tour on the island and time for snorkeling.

Day 4: Santa Cruz

Today you are exploring the coast of Santa Cruz: Go visit the sea lions, birds and whitetip sharks that live there before being taken to one of the island’s most beautiful beaches: El Garrapatero. Enjoy the variety of the island while hiking, swimming and snorkeling.

Day 5: Santa Cruz – Baltra – Guayaquil or Quito

On your last day in the Galapagos you will make your way through the highlands of Santa Cruz with your driver, towards the airport of Baltra. Have a nice and safe flight back to Guayaquil or Quito!