Hotel in Santa Cruz
Room type in Santa Cruz
Hotel in Isabela
No. of Nights
|Isla Sol||Interior View||Iguana Crossing||3 Santa Cruz / 2 Isabela||$2170.-||$1436.-||$1108.-|
|Isla Sol||Exterior View||Iguana Crossing||3 Santa Cruz / 2 Isabela||$2281.-||$1492.-||$1108.-|
|Solymar||Ocean View||Iguana Crossing||3 Santa Cruz / 2 Isabela||$2501.-||$1601.-||$1108.-|
|Isla Sol||Interior View||Iguana Crossing||3 Santa Cruz / 3 Isabela||$2920.-||$1938.-||$1518.-|
|Isla Sol||Exterior View||Iguana Crossing||3 Santa Cruz / 3 Isabela||$3030.-||$1994-||$1518.-|
|Solymar||Ocean View||Iguana Crossing||3 Santa Cruz / 3 Isabela||$3251.-||$2103.-||$1518.-|
Visit to Highlands: A Galapagos Naturalist guide will lead a prívate tour to 2 large pit craters called "Los Gemelos" or the twins. These craters like the islands were formed by volcanic activity, also a great place to observe a variety of birds. Afterwards visit a private farm where a short walk will bring you face to face with Galapagos Giant Tortoises. Visitors can experience these peaceful creatures up close and take pictures. The abundant vegetation in the area is home to various species of endemic birds. Enjoy a walk thru the lava tunnels before leaving the farm.
Check in at Hotel.
Visit to Charles Darwin Foundation: A 15-minute walk from our hotel Experience the wonder of these Giant Tortoises up close as you take photos of these magnificent creatures. Try to catch a glimpse of Lonesome George as he naps under a shrub. Stop by the interpretation center, it's a fantastic place to learn about the conservation of the islands, geology and the movement of the tectonic plates. Incredibly small, the young tortoises are the highlight of the visit, it's difficult to imagine that a 500-pound Giant Galapagos can start so tiny! Essential items hat, sunscreen, camera and comfortable shoes. Duration 1-2 hours.
Bay Tour: Guests enjoy a tour around Academy Bay. Visit The Lobería, a small island where you can swim and snorkel with sea lions. Known places like Love Canal, Canal Sharks, "Las Grietas" and Playa de Los Alemanes. Enjoy watching sharks, sea lions, blue footed boobies, marine iguanas and other species..
Tortuga Bay Beach (self-guided): Transfer from hotel the beginning of the path that leads to the beautiful Tortuga Bay beach. Visitors must register their entry into the National Park booth, then start the 30-minute walk to the beach, crossing an arid aromatic Palo Santo forest surrounded by cactus, lava rock and a variety of birds will find the spectacular beach, Tortuga Bay. Initially you will see a breath taking landscape of white sandy beach, Playa Brava. This beach is perfect for surfing, body surfing and sunbathing. Walking a little further, you arrive at a quiet and small beach where you can swim and snorkel (Playa Mansa). In this tour will see pelicans, marine iguanas, herons, frigate birds, blue footed boobies and white-tipped sharks.
Then an afternoon transfer to the main dock, there guests will board the boat to Isabela Island. Upon arrival to Isabela guests will be transferred to their hotel. Then enjoy the rest of the afternoon relaxing on Puerto Villamil's pristine sandy beach, walking through the quaint town or visiting the Flamingo Lagoon. It's the largest rookery for Flamingos in the Galapagos Islands.
Wall of Tears Tour: This is a historic site, during the years 1946-1959 there was a penal colony in Isabella, during which time in order to punish the prisoners, they were forced to build a wall with enormous lava blocks. The wall is a 100 meters long and 7 meters high.
It's a scenic walk and you will enjoy the most varied landscapes in Galapagos. During the walk you will find white sandy beaches, mangrove swamps, brackish lagoons and lava tunnels. In this area you can see giant tortoises, marine iguanas and birds.
Tintorera's (White tipped sharks) Tour: The Tintoreras is located south of Puerto Villamil and approximate travel time is 10 min. A dinghy will take you to the islet. It has a small bay with waters completely calm turquoise, where you can see sea lions, sea turtles, marine iguanas, rays, etc.. This bay is connected to a crystal clear crevice where you can see how the sharks swim along with other small fish and seals.
Very early morning transfer from the Hotel to Dock for return trip to the Santa Cruz Island (approximately 2 hours). Transfer Dock - Hotel Solymar.
Free day to relax, enjoy Puerto Ayora and tourist sites.
Daily navigation tour (1 visit to nearby island) from $ 140 per person (includes lunch).
Note: tours are depending upon availability there are visits to: Floreana Island, Isabella, Bartholomew, Seymour or Plaza.
Rates for meal packages only available to be added to the Santa Cruz/Isabela program with reservation and advance payment (before the arrival of guests to the hotel).
Lunches and dinners are offered by a preset menu by the hotel. If the passenger wishes to eat something different that what is on the menu the restaurant or cafe,the guest will need to pay separately for said meal.
The menu style meals include entree, and dessert. Do not include soda or juice, only water, coffee or hot tea.