Explore the Galapagos Islands! Have you ever wanted to travel to an exotic location, but did not think you could afford it? This 8 day trip allows you to experience The Galapagos Islands, located off the coast of Ecuador, in an affordable, yet exciting way- through daily tours while staying on the beautiful island of San Cristóbal!
This island hosts a variety of unique animals and birds including sea lions, frigate birds giant tortoises, blue- and red-footed boobies, tropic birds, marine iguanas dolphins, and swallow-tailed gulls. Its vegetation includes Calandrinia galapagos, Lecocarpus darwinii, and trees such as Lignum vitae. The largest freshwater lake in the archipelago, Laguna El Junco, is located in the highlands of San Cristóbal. The capital of the province of Galapagos is Puerto Banquierzo, Moreno which lies at the southern tip of the island, and is close to San Cristobal Airport.
Upon your afternoon arrival from Guayaquil or Quito, you will be met by Ashley, an English speaking resident of the island at the San Cristobal Airport. She will accompany you to the hotel after you retrieve your luggage and clear customs.
After checking into the hotel, guests will be given a briefing during lunch (included with organic juice) followed by a walking tour of the Malecon (city boardwalk) where guest will become familiar with the amenities available in the city.
After the tour, guests can choose to relax at Playa Mann- a nearby beach, swim in the hotel pool, or shop in the local markets.
Ashley and I will return to discuss any optional tours. These are not included in the package price and can be purchased upon arrival during the first night. Options include:
Stand Up paddle boarding
Deep Sea Fishing
Surf or surfing lessons
Galapagos endemic beer tasting
Exotic fruit tasting
A complete list with prices will be emailed to you.