Kayaking in Galapagos Islands

Adventure tours in Galapagos Ecuador

This is an adventure tour combination, by: walking, kayaking, snorkeling and hiking, in wonderful and pristine places in the Galapagos; this is an exclusive tour, for people that really like the difference…!

ITINERARY

Day 01: GUAYAQUIL

Arrival to Guayaquil, metting with our crew in the airport, transfer to the hotel.
Accommodations in Guayaquil, Ecuador.

Day 02: GUAYAQUIL / SAN CRISTOBAL (Galapagos)

According the flight time, transfer to the Guayaquil’s airport, then, we’ll take the flight Guayaquil to San Cristobal Island (this is a 1st part of the Galapagos Islands on our trip. Then we’ll go to the pier, in order to take a catamaran to go to our exclusive camp site, there we’ll be settle in and enjoy watching sea lions, blur footed boobies and more until the sun’s light, here also we can take the kayaks in order to explore and see some local wildlife.
Acommodations:
Exclusive Beach Camp
Meals included:
B,L,D

Day 03: SAN CRISTOBAL ISLAND

In the morning we’ll take the kayaks and paddle for 3 hours approximately (depending on the weather). We’ll have a supported boat always close us (at hand for any assistance)
Then we’ll arrive to another isolated pristine beach for lunch, bird watching and wildlife viewing. After that, we’ll continue in our catamaran to Kicker Rock. Once there, we’ll snorkel in a nice channel where you are likely to see white-tipped reef sharks, Galapagos sharks, sea turtles and eagle rays. Sea Stars and Hundreds of fish. Late in the afternoon we’ll return to relax at our beach camp, there we’ll be able to watch small hermit crabs scuttle along, as well as yellow warblers and some seabirds. Sunset in that part of the planet is great!
Accommodations:
Exclusive Beach Camp
Meals included:
B,L,D

Day 04: SAN CRISTOBAL / ISABELLA ISLAND

Early in the morning, we’ll take a walk, after that, we’ll head to the airport, then, we’ll take the fly to the Isabella Island, once there, we’ll go to our beachfront hotel. Lunch, then we’ll go to visit the Tortoise Breeding Center, this is an initiative National Park for conservation of Isabella’s tortoises. Next, we visit the marshlands, using the elevated walkways that we’ll take us over tidal lagoons with four mangrove species that provide habitat for flamingos and various migratory birds. We’ll walk back along a beautiful white sandy beach of Villamil’s port.
Accommodations.
Meals included:
B,L,D

Day 05: ISABELLA ISLAND

This morning we’ll have a different impression of the Galapagos (from other poing of view), we’ll drive less than one hour ug to the mountains, then we’ll do a hike of the Isabella’s Black Sierra. The volcano is active, the last eruption was in 2005 and it has one of the largest calderas in the world with an approximately diameter of six and half miles. The hike can be from 8.5 to 14.3 miles and it includes, a view of the spectacular caldera and lava formations. Back to the town we’ll have time to relax near the beach.
Accommodations.
Meals included:
B,L,D

Day 06: ISABELLA ISLAND

In the morning, we’ll take a motorboat for one hour approximately, in order to go to Los Tuneles: This is a really different lava formation(those are arches of caves). Then we’ll walk in the sea shore, and snorkel in really clear water there, we can see the underwater world…, Lunch in the boat, next, we head to El Finado, here there is an entrance that has been used for fishermen to relax their sea journeys…, this is a part of the island with a tranquil and shallow waters. After anchor our boat and snorkeling close the lava rocks and caves with small reefs, we’ll go back to the hotel, walking along the beautiful beach…
Accommodations.
Meals included:
B,L,D

Day 07: ISABELLA ISLAND / BALTRA

Breakfast, after it, we’ll take a speed motor boat to Baltra, this is a small Island separated from the Santa Cruz Island by the narrow Itabaca Channel. This island (Santa Cruz), is also called Indefatigable Island, this is located in the Galapagos’ center archipelago. Then we’ll do a exclusive excursion in order to see nice landscapes and amazing marine life.
Accommodations in Santa Cruz
Meals included:
B,L,D

Day 08: BALTRA

In the morning we’ll take a one hour boat trip that takes us to one of the most nice coves in all the archipelago not so many persons go there, we’ll do snorkeling and we’ll be able to see playful sea lions close us, we’ll also see sea turtles and manger rays… In the afternoon we will return to Puerto Ayora. There, if we’ll wish, we can visit the Charles Darwin Research Station, or also we can enjoy some free time after dinner.
Accommodations in Santa Cruz
Meals included:
B,L,D

Day 09: BALTRA / GUAYAQUIL

Transfer to the Baltra’s airport in the morning . then, we’ll take the 2 hours flight to Guayaquil, once in Guayaquil, transfer to our hotel.
Accommodations in Guayaquil, Ecuador
Meals included:
B,L,D

Day 10: GUAYAQUIL

In a suitable time, transfer to the Guayaquil’s airport in order to take your flight back home, end of our services.

Here, you can sonsider the Ecuador Multisport Program or an extension to Machu Picchu in order to spend more time in South America. We can do a taylor made tour according your desires.

Prices

Prices are In American Dollars per person (in double occupancy rooms/tents), ask for a single supplement if necessary, price does not include round trip flights from Ecuador, Internal transfer fee, Galapagos Immigration Card or Galapagos National Park Fee.

included

  • All transfers
  • All transfers are included to and from the airport.
  • Professional Guide and Galapagos Naturalist guide.
  • Double accommodation in hotels or tents.
  • Meals as per the itinerary above.
  • Panga (support skiff) transportation.
  • Kayak equipment including fiberglass kayaks, paddles, pfds (life vests).
  • All camping equipment including tents, sleeping bags, self-inflating sleeping pads, kitchen gear, etc.
  • Airport transfers if arriving/departing per itinerary.
  • Visits as noted.
  • Bottled water.
  • Gratuities for carriers and porters.
  • Gratuities for guides and staff.

Not includes
  • Roundtrip international flight to Guayaquil.
  • Internal flights to the islands US$ 550 – subject to change*
  • Inter Island flights
  • Galapagos National Park Entrance fee. US$ 100 – subject to change **
  • Galapagos Transit
  • International Airport Tax (most likely included on your international air)
  • Any extra beverages not provided.
  • Insurance of any type.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Cost of hospitalization and evacuation if necessary.
  • Gratuities for tour leader.

prices

Prices in US Dollars in American Dollars

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