Field Trip #1: Galapagos Islands

 

5 Days / 4 Nights (Sept. 28- Oct. 02)

Field Trip Leader: Benjamin Bernard

 

Itinerary:

Sept. 28
Early Transfer Hilton Colon to Quito airport
*also from San Carlos Tababela, Eurobuilding & Airport Holiday Inn (under request)
Flight Quito - Baltra
Visit: Los Gemelos craters, El Chato and Lava Tunnels & IG satellite station.
Lunch at El Chato
Afternoon visit the Charles Darwin Station
Hotel Lobo de Mar or similar (shared doubles) in Puerto Ayora with Dinner.

 

Sept. 29
Speed boat to Isabela Island with Box Lunch
Visit Centro de Crianza, Humedales (wetlands) & Flamingo Lagoon
Tourist class Hotel (shared doubles) Tero Real or similar
Free for dinner

 

Sept. 30
Full Day Volcán Chico & Sierra Negra with Box Lunch
Tourist class Hotel (shared doubles)
Free for dinner

 

Oct. 01
Free Day with optional activities (not included):

Full day snorkeling excursion (Los Túneles and Difuntos) with Box Lunch
Rent Bicycles
Geological Meetings

Tourist class Hotel (shared doubles)
Free for lunch & dinner

 

Oct. 02
Early Morning Speed boat to Santa Cruz Island with Box Lunch.
Transfer to Baltra Airport.
Flight Baltra – Quito
Transfer to Hilton Colon

 

Includes:

Transfer to Quito airport (Hilton Colon, Rancho San Carlos, Eurobuilding & Airport Holiday Inn)
Breakfast x 4, Box Lunch x 3 & 1 Lunch
Transportation in Galapagos:

Aqua Taxis (Itabaca, Puerto Ayora and Puerto Villamil)
Baltra- Puerto Ayora- Baltra
Muelle Isabela- Hotel- Muelle Isabela
Centro de Crianzas
Sierra Negra

Boat shuttle Puerto Ayora- Isabela- Puerto Ayora (Optional flight from Isabela – Baltra. Consult prices)
Lodging on a shared double basis:

1 Night in Puerto Ayora
3 Nights Puerto Villamil

All local Entrance fees, Dock fees and Municipal fees (Not Galapagos Entrance fees)
Coordinator Santa Cruz and Isabela
Galapagos Transit card
Transfer Quito airport to Hilton Colon

 

Doesn’t Include:

Flight Quito- Baltra- Quito (+ Flight currently @$450)
Galapagos Park Entrance Fee (@$100) *Pacto Andino y Ecuatorianos tienen tarifa descontada
Dinners
Any additional beverages, laundry, tips etc…

 

Price per person: $765

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