Galapagos Wildlife Tour November 19-26, 2016
Led by Amazonia’s wildlife biologist/famed nature photographer Alfredo Dosantos
SANTA FE ISLAND – HIDDEN BEACH
After breakfast, visit the Lobería, this is an ideal place to snorkel, where in the company of our guides, you can swim alongside a colony of playful sea lions and colorful fish, sea turtles and occasionally appear stingrays. In Punta Estrada, you see a small colony of blue footed boobies and pelicans. After landing on the dock and after a short walk, we reach the viewpoint channel sharks, for from a height of 14 to 15 meters to watch. Then go to Cracks “las Grietas”, a paradise of crystal clear water lagoon, where you will swim in a natural pool.
PLAZAS ISLAND – CARRION POINT
At 7:00 a.m. a bus for transfer to Itabaca Canal to board the yacht that will take us to Plazas Islands. After 2 hours of navigation we land to see one of the largest colonies of sea lions. Then just a few meters behind the dock landing a group of land iguanas can be observed. Then the trail goes to the other side of the island, which is very small and rectangular, walking along a ravine, where you can watch land iguanas, some marine iguanas and birds in the ravine as well as: boobies, blue footed and masked boobies, swallow-tailed gulls nesting, puffins and tropical birds. Besides frigates and pelicans often you fly over the ravines.
At 7:00 a.m. a bus for transfer to Itabaca Canal to board the yacht that will take us to North Seymour Island, which is a great place for hiking. There is a circular path about 2 miles long that crosses the interior of the island and takes us to explore the rocky coast path. This trail will take you through some of the largest seabird colonies in the Galapagos Islands. Here you will have the opportunity to observe nesting sites of Blue-Footed Boobies bright and colorful Magnificent Frigates, which are one of the biggest attractions of Galapagos. After lunch, we will snorkel with green sea turtles and the famous Galapagos sharks, you'll also appreciate the mischievous sea lions playing and surfing in the sea. Visit Bachas where we can enjoy the wonderful sun and Galapagos Sea. Finally we will be back at 5pm for transfer to your hotel.
TWIN CRATERS - AIRPORT
After breakfast, take a bus to the airport, on the way you will make a final stop to visit the Twin Craters, geological subsidence in the middle of a forest of escalecias (native vegetation) located in the highest part of the island.
Rate $ 2590 , sharing accommodation (single supplement $500)
- Meals on the islands
- Local Naturalist Guide
- Transfers in Galapagos
DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Air ticket
- Entrance fee to Galapagos National Park
- Ingala Transit Control Card
- Extra drinks and meals
- Itinerary subject to changes only if beyond our control
Reservation made with deposit of $500 per person
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