Bike tour

San Cristobal

1 day

Duration

Low

Difficulty

5 years old

Age

Tour details

Join us on an unforgettable journey through the natural treasures of these unique islands. Our experienced naturalist guide will take you from the summit of the dormant El Junco volcano to thrilling bike descents, passing through the Galapaguera and the beaches of Puerto Chino. Discover the beauty of the endemic fauna and flora while learning about the conservation efforts in this paradise.

Wildlife you’ll have the opportunity to observe

Land:

  • Cucuve of the Galapagos
  • Finches
  • Owls
  • Different endemic plants of the island
  • Cattle
  • Horses

Equipment:

mascara snorkel

Snorkel mask

IMPORTANT: All passengers must arrive at the agency a day before the tour for equipment testing, between 3:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m

Tour includes:

Naturalist guide

Bike

Transportation

Lunch

Itinerary:

Meeting at the Agency and Departure

All passengers must meet at our agency at 8:30 a.m., where they will be greeted by our friendly naturalist guide. This is the starting point for an exciting adventure in the Galapagos Islands.

Hike to El Junco and Panoramic View
Our first stop takes us to the top of the inactive volcano: El Junco. From here, you’ll enjoy a stunning panoramic view of the Galápagos Islands. The summit hosts a lagoon formed by the constant rains of the island, creating a unique landscape. You’ll also have the chance to spot endemic birds flying over the area, such as finches, frigates, and petrels.
Biking Down to La Galapaguera

After capturing stunning photos from the Junco’s peak, we will embark on an exhilarating bike ride downhill to La Galapaguera. Along the way, our naturalist guide will accompany you, showcasing the incredible flora and fauna of the Galápagos Islands, from finches to Galápagos barn owls and more.

Visit to La Galapaguera
Our next stop is the Galapaguera, a breeding center for land tortoises. Here, you’ll observe these majestic creatures in their semi-natural habitat and learn about their life cycles and the conservation measures implemented for their protection.
Relaxing at Puerto Chino Beach

After our morning explorations, we’ll arrive at the beautiful Puerto Chino Beach. Here, you’ll have time to relax, swim in crystal-clear waters, and enjoy the spectacular view from the top of this white sandy beach.

Lunch at a Local Restaurant

We’ll recharge with a delicious lunch at a nearby restaurant, offering local dishes made with fresh, flavorful ingredients.

Bicycle Ride Down to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

We will continue our exciting journey by cycling downhill from El Junco, but this time taking a different route than the morning. You’ll experience the thrill of riding along the roads of the Galápagos on a bike.

Return
We’ll conclude our day of adventures in the Galápagos Islands with a safe return, brimming with unforgettable memories. It’s been a day filled with discoveries amidst the wild nature of the Galápagos.

Gallery:

Recommendations:

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Bring sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, a water bottle, closed-toe shoes, and personal items for your trip.

Conditions:

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This itinerary is subject to changes at the discretion of the Galapagos National Park and its naturalist guide. For instance, in certain cases, the visit order may vary, such as visiting the beach first and Laguna El Junco last, depending on weather conditions. We take safety seriously and always strive to provide the best and safest experience.
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Due to the pandemic, we have implemented strict cleaning policies. Each piece of equipment is thoroughly disinfected between uses, the agency and the boat are cleaned daily, and hand sanitizer is available at all times.

$135

Tour price

We will go in a private taxi to the top of the island, we will begin our descent from the highest point that is El Junco.

 

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