5 Days 4 Nigths
DAY 1 Arrival to Ecuador
to Quito or Guayaquil, transfer to the hotel.City tours as indicated below.Lodging
Tour in Quito
has been designated by unesco as a World Cultural Heritage thanks to its architectural and cultural richness. City tour includes a visit to the city´s downtown colonial area, where its most famous sites are: El Panecillo, the Nation´s Parliament, Calle la Ronda,colorful cathedrals and churches
Tour in Guayaquil
is known as the Pearl of the Pacific. While enjoyin a warm and gentle weather, the city tour includesa visit to the 9 de Octubre Avenue, San Francisco Plaza, Park of the Iguanas, Malecon 2000 to finally arrive to acolorful and curious Cerro Santa Ana within the Barrio de las Peñas
DAY 2 QUITO / GUAYAQUIL- GALAPAGOS ISLANDS
Breakfast and transfer to the airport for a fligth to Galapagos, arriving in Puerto Ayora in Santa CruzIsland. In the afternoon, you will be visiting the Charles Darwin Research Station, where you will leran about theevolution of the species, tortoises in captivity, and will have the opportunity to observe the last tortoise in theworld from its spcies, Lonesome George. You will also discover how national and international agencies give donations for the conservation or the Galapagos Islands through research. Back to your hotel, you will have a welcome dinner.
DAY 3 GALAPAGOS: Plazas Island
Breakfast. On a 16 passenger boat, you will navigate to Plazas Island on the the eastern side of Santa Cruz Island. While Hikink, you will get a great chance to see various species of sea birds, migratory birds, sea liins, land iguanas and the only species of marine reptiles in the world, the marine iguanas. You will enjoy lunch onboard the boat, and in the afternoon, you will start back to Puerto Ayora in order to enjoy its restaurants, handcrafts market and very active nightlife.Dinner included.
DAY 4 GALAPAGOS: North Seymur
Breakfas. You will navigate to North Seymur, avery small island north of Santa Cruz. This is an amazing opportunity to have close encountrs with large colonies of blue-footed and nazca boobies, as well as frigate birds with their shinny red pouch. You will also find large groups of active a playful sea lions. You will enjoy lunch onboard the boat. In the afternoon you will sail back to Puerto Ayora. Once in town you will enjoy a relaxing bath and a nice dinner in your hotel, just before before having the opportunity to go dancing.
DAY 5 GALAPAGOS GUAYAQUIL
Breakfast. On the way to the airport. you will have a last stop in the highlands of Santa Cruz, where you will walk trrough a Scalessai forest and visit the enormous twin pit craters. You will take a fligth to Guayaquil / Quito, where our staff will be more than glad to give you a warm welcome