Ultimate Galapagos 6 Days Tour5
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Duration
6 days

Max Group Size
10

Tour Code
GG-P002

Tour Type
Request as Regular

Departure Type
Guaranteed

Age Requirement
0 - 0 Ages

Guiding Method
Fully guided

Operated In
EnglishSpanish

Physical level
easy

Tour route map

Quito

Pickup Time:

18:10

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Quito

Dropoff Time:

16:20

Tour Overview

This Guidegalapagos Ultimate on budget tour, provides a fantastic opportunity and easy introduction to exploring the Enchanted Islands. The tour combines tours of the famous sights of the Galapagos in a very reasonable price. It was customized in order of visiting one of the world natural wonders in a shorter time… Let us take you to there, you decide the time!

Highlights

  • Kayak Tour at Darwin Bay
  • Kicker Rock and Cerro Brujo Beach
  • Giant Tortoises Ranch and Charles Darwin Research Station

Itinerary

This is the arrival day for all of our tour participants, depending of your flights you can have a day exploring one of the UNESCO heritage sites in the world (Quito’s Old Town) or simply rest at the Hotel before our Tour Guide meet you at the Lobby at 6:30 pm for our orientation meeting and briefing before the starting of the tour. During this meeting you can clarify everything as you might be concerned or curious to know about the overall tour. For the day, we can also assist you arranging a full day in Quito or surroundings if you let us know in advance.

THIS TOUR NORMALLY OPERATES FROM QUITO , HOWEVER YOU CAN ALSO START IN GUAYAQUIL, IF SO PLEASE LET US KNOW IN ADVANCE.


Overnight in Quito ***

Early flight from Quito to San Cristobal - Galapagos ,Upon arrival you will be transfer to the hotel in town , then you will start a nice kayak tour to Tijeretas hill ( Darwin’s first Landing) at Tijeretas hill you can admire the Bay also Frigatte birds and Blue Footted Bobbies fliying around the clifs. At the end of the kayak tour , you can walk to relax near by the sea lions at Playa Man enjoying the landscapes from the beach with a nice sunset. Finally back to the hotel. 


Overnight at Algarrobos Hostal or Similar **

MEALS : BREAKFAST

Today includes some of the best snorkeling in Galapagos, a day trip to Kicker Rock! After breakfast, a comfortable speed boat navigates along the coast of San Cristobal, boasting views of the birds and landscape from a different angle. At the rock formation, we’ll snorkel thru the channel in search of a variety of sharks, fish, turtles, rays, sea lions, and more! Enjoy a box lunch on the boat afterward, and some quiet beach time to relax before returning to town.


Overnight at Algarrobos Hostal or Similar **

MEALS : BREAKFAST & LUNCH

Today you will take a speed boat towards Puerto Ayora , Santa Cruz Island ( it will take 2 hours approx.) Then you will get to the hotel for check in , after the guide will take you to Charles Darwin Research Station ( this is the most important research center of the entire Galapagos ) Then you will have some time to enjoy the town and have a quick lunch before the next activity.

Then our Guide will take you to visit a Tortoise Ranch in the highlands of Santa Cruz , where you will see a very big land wild tortoises in natural state.

The rest of the afternoon free to wonder around the Puerto Ayora town or maybe you can visit Las Grietas & the German beach ( on your own )

Maybe a walk to visit Tortuga Bay ( on your own)

Finally you will return back to town for overnight… 

Tonight Advise : Don’t miss eating at the QUIOSKOS street a very fresh lobster and many different tipe of sea food caught in the morning. Also go at night to the Pier , where you can see babbie sharks , rays and many other animals very close.


Overnight at Native Galapagos or Similar **

MEALS : BREAKFAST 

This day you will enjoy the Galapagos on your own !!!  Here you have several options to visit near by Puerto Ayora Town and around

Easy Excursion on your own:

Visit to Las Grietas - Alemanes Beach ( water taxi - short walk)

Visit to Tortuga Bay - Kayak at Playa Mansa (walking from the hotel)

Visit to La Playa de la Estacion ( walking from the hotel)

Visit to El Garrapatero Beach ( need a taxi )

Visit to Tortoise Ranch & Highlands ( 3 hours tour )

These other options you can ONLY visit as Tour with an extra cost:

Bartolome Island Tour Full day 

Santa Fe Island Tour Full day 

Isabela Island Tour Full day 

Pinzon Island Tour Full day 

South Plaza Tour Full day 

Bay Tour Around Puerto Ayora Half a Day

Diving Tour ( 2 inmersions in a full day )

We can always assist you arranging one of these options mentioned above , if so please let us know in advance.


Overnight at Native Galapagos or Similar **

MEALS : BREAKFAST 

Free morning , 10:00 am check out and transportation to Baltra’s Airport to take a flight to Quito late in the afternoon , Unfortunately we have to say good bye after we arrive in Quito Hotel , we also invite you to see one of our other tours in Ecuador Mainland , Colombia and Peru Tours.. However if you desire to add one more night in Quito City or extend your staying in Ecuador , we can always help you out with free advice to make sure you optimize the time and continue exploring this paradise called Ecuador. 


MEALS : BREAKFAST 

Overnight in Quito ***

TRANSFER IN / OUT TO QUITO 

IS NOT INCLUDED IN PACKAGE

END OF THE SERVICES 

Trip includes

Included

Room Accomodations in DBL or TWIN in hotels mentioned in program. ( SUBJECT TO CHANGE )

  • DAY 1 Arrival in Quito  Overnight at Quito ibis Hotel Quito ***
  • DAY 2 Flight to Galapagos Cristobal Overnight at Algarorrobos Hotel or Similar**
  • DAY 3 Kicker Rock Tour          Overnight at Algarrobos Hotel or Similar **
  • DAY 4 Speed Boat to Santa Cruz    Overnight at Native Galapagos Hotel or Similar **
  • DAY 5 Santa Cruz Island     Overnight at Native Galapagos Hotel or Similar **
  • DAY 6 Flight back to Quito     Overnight at Quito ibis Hotel Quito *** END OF THE SERVICES 


  • Galapagos Naturalist Guide in some days & activities mentioned in program.
  • Tour Lider from Quito in groups larger than 8 participants 


  • American Breakfast Every Day of the Tour 
  • 1 Lunch at the Kicker Rock Tour 


This tour offers Jain, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal and Kosher food options on request. Simply let GUIDEcuador Travel know the food option that you prefer.

  • Transfers in / out in Galapagos 
  • Ferry Ticket from San Cristobal to Santa Cruz 


  • 6 Days / 5 Nights hotel accommodations (BUDGET CATEGORY rooms) DBL / TWIN Ask for single supplement
  • Breakfast every day of the tour , Lunch specified in program
  • Transfers in Galapagos and transportation provided by GUIDECUADOR metioned in program
  • Private Spanish/English speaking guide
  • All Sightseeings according itinerary and mentioned in program
  • Travel Assistance
  • All hikes mentioned in program
  • Public Speed boat between San Cristobal - Santa Cruz 


Excluded

  • Round Trip Ticket Quito UIO - Cristobal SCY / Baltra GPS - Quito UIO  ( PLEASE NOTICE THIS FLIGHT IS NOT INCLUDED IN PROGRAM )


Travel insurance is not covered in the tour price. You can organize travel insurance with your preferred insurance company. We recommend World Nomads, a company recommended by LonelyPlanet. You can check out the details here.

  • International airfare to Guayaquil or Quito
  • Round Trip ticket to Galapagos
  • Galapagos Park fee USD 100 pp
  • Galapagos Control Card ( Galapagos ID ) 20 usd pp
  • Water taxis , lobito bus 
  • Meals not specified in itinerary
  • Gratuities
  • Any personal expenses such as laundry and phone calls
  • Any activity not specified in program
  • Any hotel nights before or after our Tour Program , if you would like to add ons please let us know in advance


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