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6 Day Galapagos Express (Miami Special) - Saturday Departure

6 Day Galapagos Express (Miami Special) - Saturday Departure


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Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

Your Galapagos itinerary may vary according to weather conditions, seasonal changes, safety issues and wildlife migration patterns.

DAY 1, Saturday - Depart for Ecuador
Depart for Ecuador. Arrive in Guayaquil, Ecuador's sprawling and vivacious port city; transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to rest, relax or, explore the city’s many museums and botanical gardens
Overnight: Guayaquil

DAY 2, Sunday - Galapagos Islands, Baltra
Embark this morning on a journey to the "beginning of time" as you transfer to the airport for the flight to the astonishing Galapagos Archipelago of volcanic islands, five million years in the making. Arrive at Baltra Airport, meet your naturalist guides and transfer by ferry to Santa Cruz. Continue by bus to a tortoise reserve and see their natural habitat - a once in a lifetime experience! Tortoises can be seen grazing on the vegetation, wallowing in muddy banks or in the small red ponds. The area is teeming with wildlife - woodpecker finches, mockingbirds, flycatchers, as well as ducks, herons, and gallinules. After a stop for lunch, continue to your hotel and enjoy the balance of the day at leisure
Overnight: Galapagos
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 3, Monday - Bartolomé Island
Travel by boat to the golden beaches of Bartolomé Island, dominated by the iconic Pinnacle Rock, an impressive towering lava structure that rises from the ocean's edge. View an astonishing array of wildlife including Galapagos penguins, sea lions, turtles and a huge variety of fish. After snorkeling and swimming, option for a steep hike to the summit of this diminutive island with fantastic panoramic views of the archipelago
Overnight: Galapagos
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 4, Tuesday - North Seymour Island
Head by boat to North Seymour Island, that was lifted from the ocean floor by a seismic event. Cliffs that are only a few feet high form the shoreline, where swallow-tailed gulls sit perched on ledges and a tiny forest of silver-grey Palo Santo trees stand just above the landing. This island is teeming with life! You might have to give right-of-way to a passing sea lion or a marine iguana. Along the way, perhaps you may see the famous Galapagos blue-footed booby nesting beside the trail or, spot flocks of pelicans in a feeding frenzy. Keep on the lookout for the magnificent frigate bird, with its puffed-up scarlet throat sack, perched in low bushes watching over their chicks. Enjoy a visit to an isolated beach for a refreshing swim or, snorkel along the coast
Overnight: Galapagos
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 5, Wednesday - Flight to Guayaquil
This morning, visit to the Charles Darwin Research Station and the Fausto Llerena Giant Tortoise Breeding Centre. Gain insight into the huge efforts being made by scientists, guides, rangers and park managers to preserve this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then, proceed to the airport for your flight to Guayaquil. Afternoon arrival in this city considered to be the economic capital of Ecuador. Transfer to the hotel. The balance of the day is at leisure. Stroll along the beautiful riverfront promenade Malecon 2000, that spans the Guayas River. This area boasts museums, malls, gardens, restaurants and the first IMAX theatre in South America. In the evening, be sure to sample the local cuisine at some of the city's fabulous restaurants
Overnight: Guayaquil
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Thursday - Depart Ecuador
Morning is at leisure to further explore this vibrant city. In the afternoon, transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Inclusions

Please Note: Land Price does not include airfare, departure or arrival transfers, airline taxes and fuel surcharges.

Independent Package Includes

  • Round trip flights Miami-Guayaquil, Guayaquil-Miami
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • All intra-flights: Guayaquil-Baltra & Baltra-Guayaquil
  • 5 nights accommodations
  • 2 nights Guayaquil
  • 3 nights Galapagos Islands
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • All transfers
  • 8 meals: 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches
  • Services of English-speaking local guides
  • Services of English-speaking naturalist guides in the Galapagos
  • Shore Excursions
  • Galapagos National Park Fee of $100
  • Galapagos Transit Control Card fee of $20
  • Special Features

  • Embark on a journey to the beginning of time in the Galapagos Archipelago of volcanic islands
  • View the iconic Pinnacle Rock, a towering lava structure in Bartolomé Island
  • Explore areas with blue-footed boobies, frigate birds and sea lions
  • Tour the Charles Darwin Research Center to learn about their preservation goals
  • *Not Included:
    Gratuities.


    Additional Information:
    This package is based on pre-confirmed flights from Miami via Avianca and may only be purchased with these flights.

    Passport numbers for all passengers must be submitted before documents can be issued.

    The route and program may vary according to weather conditions, seasonal changes, safety issues and wildlife migration patterns. Wildlife and visits listed in the itinerary are based upon optimal conditions and therefore subject to change.

    Sturdy shoes are recommended for this program.

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    Accommodations

    Unipark Hotel
    This first class hotel overlooks Parque Seminario, which is also known as Iguanas Park for the large population of iguanas that live there.

    Mainao Hotel
    This superior budget class hotel is located in the town of Puerto Ayora.

    Mainao Hotel
    This superior budget class hotel is located in the town of Puerto Ayora.

    Mainao Hotel
    This superior budget class hotel is located in the town of Puerto Ayora.

    Mainao Hotel
    This superior budget class hotel is located in the town of Puerto Ayora.

    Mainao Hotel
    This superior budget class hotel is located in the town of Puerto Ayora.

    Mainao Hotel
    This superior budget class hotel is located in the town of Puerto Ayora.

    Mainao Hotel
    This superior budget class hotel is located in the town of Puerto Ayora.

    Palo Santo Galapagos Hotel
    This tourist class hotel is set in the Barrio Punta Estrada on Santa Cruz Island.

    Palo Santo Galapagos Hotel
    This tourist class hotel is set in the Barrio Punta Estrada on Santa Cruz Island.

    Hotel Silberstein
    This tourist class hotel is located in the town of Puerto Ayora.

    Hotel Silberstein
    This tourist class hotel is located in the town of Puerto Ayora.

    Hotel Silberstein
    This tourist class hotel is located in the town of Puerto Ayora.

    Hotel Silberstein
    This tourist class hotel is located in the town of Puerto Ayora.

    Unipark Hotel
    This first class hotel overlooks Parque Seminario, which is also known as Iguanas Park for the large population of iguanas that live there.

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    Questions & Answers

    Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

    Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

    Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

    Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.

    Customer Reviews

    Overall Rating
    4.8
    Accommodations
    4
    Itinerary
    5
    Professional Staff
    5
    Repeat with Operator
    5
    Value for Money
    5

    Ratings based off 2 reviews - currently showing 1 reviews with comments only

    My Ecuador trip was fantastic. Affordable Tours and Gate1 were a pleasure to work with as there were no problems whatsoever with this trip of a lifetime. My tour guide Juan was excellent and the sights and food were exceptional. Precious experiences make for lifetime memories. AAA+++


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