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Galapagos Islands Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF SOUTH AMERICA 50

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Day 1: Galapagos Islands

This morning you will fly from Quito to the Galapogos. Making your own wat to the Finch Bay hotel by Public transportation. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight Galapagos.

Day 2: Galapagos Islands

Today enjoy a boat excurision to the South Plaza Island. South Plaza is one of the smallest yet richest islands in the archipelago. Our landing is in the channel between North and South Plaza, where the island tilts toward the water. The approach makes for a lavishly colorful sight! The turquoise waters of the channel contrast brilliantly with the white sand and black lava of the shoreline. The trail gradually follows the tilt of the island to the cliffs that overlook the ocean to the south, where swallow-tailed gulls nest. The overlook is a great place for spotting large marine life, including manta rays. After the day return to you hotel. Overnight Galapagos Islands.

Day 3: Galapagos Islands

Enjoy a half day tour of Tortuga Bay, located to the southwest of Puerto Ayora, on Santa Cruz Island. Tortuga Bay is reached via a marked and cobbled path of two kilometers that starts at the west end of Charles Binford Street; at the beginning of the path guests must sign in and out. There is excellent bird watching along the path. There are two beaches at Tortuga Bay, the one on the west is perfect for swimming and snorkeling, and on the other one, separated by mangroves, is great for surfing. Sea lions, marine iguanas, pelicans, and more marine birds are commonly found along the beach. Enjoy this paradise and relax along this breathtaking beach. Returning to the hotel around midday. Overnight Galapagos Islands.

Day 4: Galapagos Islands

Sadly your time on the islands have come to an end as you return back to the airport by public transport in time for your departure flight.