Galapagos Wildlife Conservation Summer Program

Ecuador Galapagos

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Aug 1 - 14, 2022
Group size: 12 - 25
Galapagos Wildlife Conservation Summer Program
Ecuador Galapagos

marta fabregas alegre
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Aug 1 - 14, 2022
Group size: 12 - 25

About this trip

Nature and Oceans Adventures offers the opportunity to join a summer program in the Galapagos Islands and Ecuador, home to some of the highest levels of endemism anywhere on the planet. This NOA program will give you the opportunity to join real conservation projects and contribute to global terrestrial and marine conservation.

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Itinerary

Galapagos
Wildlife Conservation Program

Day 1 

  • Arrival into Quito airport international, Ecuador
  • Transfer to our hotel in Quito - Introduction to the program and orientation-

Day 2 Equator line and Mindo Cloud Forest National Park:

  • Visit the Equator line interpretive center 
  • Visit and hike Mindo Cloud Forest National Park: waterfalls and cacao making

Day 3 Transfer from Quito- Baños to Yanacocha Wildlife Rescue Center

  • Visit Baños waterfalls
  • Arrival to our hotel in Puyo

Day 4 Yanacocha Wildlife Rescue Center

  • Yanacocha Wildlife Rescue Center orientation
  • Yanacocha Wildlife Rescue Center shifts

Day 5 Yanacocha Wildlife Rescue Center

  • Yanacocha Wildlife Rescue Center shifts

Day 6 Transfer from Yanacocha Wildlife Rescue Center to Quito

  • Travel back to Quito
  • Visit Mariscal Artisanal Market in Quito

Day 7 Transfer from Quito to San Cristobal island, Galapagos

  • Internal flight to San Cristobal island, Galapagos 
  • Orientation in Hacienda tranquila sustainable center

Day 8 San Cristobal island, Galapagos

  • Hacienda tranquila sustainable center shifts - restoration project-
  • Hacienda tranquila sustainable center

Day 9 San Cristobal island, Galapagos

  • Day tour to Leon Dormindo Marine Reserve -snorkeling or scuba diving-

Day 10 Transfer from San Cristobal island to Santa Cruz island, Galapagos

  • Ferry from San Cristobal island to Santa Cruz island
  • Visit Charles Darwin Scientific Station
  • Visit Tortuga Bay beach

Day 11 Santa Cruz island, Galapagos 

  • Rancho primicias reforestation and visit the giant tortoises
  • Visit the lava tunnels 
  • Visit Las Grietas and snorkel activity

Day 12: Santa Cruz island, Galapagos

  • Day trip to Floreana -snorkeling or scuba diving-

Day 13 Santa Cruz island, Galapagos

  • Day trip to Isabella

Day 14 Flight from Santa Cruz island, Galapagos to Quito and back home

  • Flight from Baltra to Quito, Ecuador
  • Flight from Quito to US/international destination

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