Highlands Tour

$110

We will make our first stop at Laguna el Junco, in this inactive volcano, passengers will have a guided walk to the top of the volcano, where we will appreciate a lagoon formed by the constant rains in the upper part of the island.

 

What you will probably see

Giant land tortoises, frigate birds, petrels, pelican, finches, different types of endemic plants, etc.

 

Itinerary

All passengers must be at the agency at 8h00 in the morning, where they will meet the naturalist guide and preparing  the snorkeling equipment, which includes a pair of fins, mask and snorkel and a neoprene suit/shorty

At 8h30, we will board our private car to go to our first point of visit.

We will make our first stop at Laguna el Junco, in this inactive volcano, passengers will have a guided walk to the top of the volcano, where we will appreciate a lagoon formed by the constant rains in the upper part of the island. At this point you will have a panoramic view of the island as it is 650 meters above sea level. Here you can observe different birds flying over the place such as finches, frigates, petrels, etc.

Then we will continue with our second point of visit which is La Galapaguera, a natural laboratory that belongs to the National Park. In this breeding center we will have a guided walk around the place, where you can meet the imposing species of tortoise Geochelone Chatamensis. In this place you can see how turtles are raised and protected from invasive species.

The third point is Puerto Chino beach, a beautiful white sand beach on the east side of the island, where we will take a walk and you can relax and have a moment of recreation. You will be able to observe the particular hill of the beach where you can see blue footed boobies. You can also snorkel to see sea turtles, rays, sea lions, a variety of fish species, etc.

The return to the port is at 13h30 in the afternoon approximately.

*This itinerary is subject to change at the discretion of the Galapagos National Park and your naturalist guide. For example, you might go to the beach first and El Junco last in certain cases depending on weather conditions. We take safety seriously, and always strive to provide you with the best and safest experience.

*In light of the pandemic, we will be implementing stringent cleaning policies. The snorkel equipment will be thoroughly disinfected between uses, and the agency and the car will be wiped down daily. Hand sanitizer will be available at all times.

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