Venture in the fascinating Galapagos Islands that are surrounded by unique nature. The Islands of volcanic origin were formed out more than 5 million years ago, and still preserve its beauty. Galapagos was created as one of the first National Parks in Ecuador. Also, known as the Enchanted Islands are one of the natural wonder of the world as result of the flora and fauna it possesses. Its marine reserve borders the 133.000,00-square kilometers. In consequence, it is considered one of the most bio-diverse natural site in the world and fragile at the same time.
Cross over from the ecological airport of Baltra to the most populated island in Galapagos. Observe giant tortoises in a natural reserve and learn about the breeding program of this majestic animal in the Charles Darwin Station. Explore bays, Galapagos Highlands and other surrounding areas by the Santa Cruz Town. Sail to uninhabited Island for snorkeling and walking. Galapagos is the best family vacation destination, Don´t miss out!!!
Explore the most amazing archipelago in the world. As you arrive at Baltra airport, you will be drive for our naturalist Guide to Santa Cruz Town. This town is the most populated area in the Islands. Check in at the hotel for a short break. Taste a nice lunch made with an old ecuadorean recipes and then take the transportation to visit the upper part of the Santa Cruz Island.
The zone which are located on top are known as the Highlands of Santa Cruz. The altitudinal gradient about the highlands in Santa Cruz is about 2835 feet.
As a result of the altitude, Santa Cruz Highlands possess a micro climate that consist in a fresh wind which allows us take a breath from the canicular sun, making this pristine place the perfect habitat for the giant Galapagos tortoises, finches among other species. Galapagos giant tortoises were nearly extinct in the past centuries due to the constant destruction of the ecosystem. Nowadays, conservation efforts are made in order to rescue the remaining population. Almost every feathered creature in the Galapagos can be watched from this farm which makes the highlands a nice area for birdwatching. Remarkable flora and fauna are spread out above volcanic areas posted in the Highlands.
After this visit, we come back to the town in order to rest and explore by ourselves the best part of Santa Cruz.