Tourist Package The Evolution B | 04 Days/03 Nights

San Cristobal

4 days

Duration

Low

Difficulty

5 years old

Age

Tour Details

Explore the stunning island of San Cristóbal, Galápagos, with our 4-day, 3-night tour! Immerse yourself in the rich biodiversity and natural wonders of this unique paradise. From thrilling snorkeling activities in crystal-clear waters to scenic hikes along natural trails, each day will lead you to fascinating discoveries.

Day 1 – Arrival in San Cristobal

From the arrival at the airport to the exploration of iconic sites such as the Interpretation Center, Tijeretas, and Punta Carola, every moment is meticulously designed to immerse you in the historical and natural richness of this paradise. Delight in delicious lunches and immerse yourself in the crystal-clear waters of Darwin Bay and Punta Carola in thrilling snorkeling sessions.

Wildlife you’ll have the opportunity to observe

At sea:

  • Sea Turtles
  • Stingrays
  • Moonfish
  • Sea Lions
  • Starfish
  • Sea Urchins
  • Various Fish Species

Birds:

  • Blue-footed Boobies
  • Pelicans
  • Frigatebirds
  • Finches
  • Maria Birds
  • Seagulls
  • Tropical Birds

Itinerary:

Reception and Hotel Transfer:

Upon arriving on San Cristóbal Island, our representative will give you a warm welcome at the airport. Subsequently, you will be transferred to your hotel to enjoy your accommodation.

Lunch at the Restaurant

After settling in, we invite you to enjoy a delicious lunch at our restaurant, where you can savor the delightful local cuisine.

Recorrido por Puntos Emblemáticos

In the afternoon, at 2:30 p.m., we will guide you on an exciting tour of three iconic points: the Interpretation Center, Tijeretas, and Punta Carola. Our naturalist guide will provide unique information about the flora and fauna of the Galápagos.

Interpretation Center: We will start at the Interpretation Center, a landmark site that unveils the history of the Galápagos Islands and San Cristóbal. Through images and maps, visitors will immerse themselves in the past of these lands.

Tijeretas and Mirador: Next, a walk of approximately 20 minutes along a natural trail will take you to the Tijeretas viewpoint. From here, you will enjoy the presence of birds such as frigates, blue-footed boobies, and seagulls.

Darwin Bay and Snorkeling (45 minutes): The journey will continue to the iconic Darwin Bay, offering the opportunity to dive into crystal-clear waters during an exciting snorkeling activity. Marine turtles, playful sea lions, reef sharks, and rays will be present in this underwater experience.

Punta Carola and Second Snorkeling (45 minutes): Subsequently, the itinerary will lead you to Punta Carola, a beach of singular beauty. Here, you will have the chance to engage in another snorkeling session, encountering curious sea lions, marine iguanas, and dazzling fish.

Playa Mann and Return to the Hotel: Finally, we will head to Playa Mann, where you can enjoy time to relax and another thrilling snorkeling session. Here, we will await the arrival of our transport to take us back to the hotel.

Day 2 – 360 Tour

Welcome to the 360 Tour, a unique experience that immerses you in a comprehensive journey through the wonders of San Cristóbal Island in the Galápagos! This exceptional itinerary highlights five iconic destinations that provide a comprehensive insight into the biodiversity and beauty of this island. From the crystal-clear waters of Rosa Blanca to the fascinating León Dormido, our tour will take you to spectacular places, offering you the opportunity to explore, enjoy exciting activities, and immerse yourself in the natural richness of the Galápagos.

Wildlife you’ll have the opportunity to observe

At sea:

  • Galápagos Shark
  • Hammerhead Shark
  • Blacktip and Whitetip Reef Shark
  • Reef Shark
  • Sea Turtles
  • Manta Rays
  • Sunfish
  • Dolphins
  • Sea Lions
  • Starfish
  • Sea Urchins
  • Various Fish Species

Birds:

  • Red-footed Boobies
  • Blue-footed Boobies
  • Nazca Boobies
  • Pelicans
  • Finches
  • Frigatebirds

Itinerary:

Arrival and Preparation

All passengers must arrive at the agency at 7:00 a.m. on the day of the tour. At 7:15 a.m., we will head to Acuario I Dock, where you will meet your naturalist guide, and the navigation to the various visit sites will commence.

Destination 1: Rosa Blanca

Navigation and landing at Rosa Blanca. Passengers will have the opportunity to snorkel in the Rosa Blanca lagoon, observing turtles, rays, sea lions, reef sharks, and various species of fish. Additionally, they will enjoy a relaxing time on the beach.

Destination 2: Punta Pitt

Navigation around Punta Pitt Islet, the only place on the island where you can observe the red-footed booby and other endemic birds. Possibility of sport fishing to catch tuna and wahoo, depending on ocean conditions.

Destination 3: Sardina Bay

Navigation to Sardina Bay, lunch on board, and disembarkation for a walk and beach enjoyment. Option to snorkel to observe sea lions, rays, sea turtles, and more.

Destination 4: Brujo Hill

Navigation to Brujo Hill, where passengers will observe the cathedral, an impressive geological formation, and can photograph endemic birds around the area.

Destination 5: Kicker Rock

Navigation to Kicker Rock. A snorkeling session will take place to observe the Galapagos shark, white and black-tipped sharks, hammerhead sharks, turtles, manta rays, sunfish, dolphins, sea lions, starfish, sea urchins, and various types of fish. Additionally, you will enjoy the majestic landscape of Kicker Rock, observing impressive birds such as frigates, blue-footed and Nazca boobies, storm petrels, and lava gulls.

Return to the port

The adventure concludes around 5:00 p.m., at which point you will return to the port. Please note that the exact return time may vary depending on ocean conditions.

Day 3 – Chatham Tour

We will explore stunning landscapes, enjoy exciting activities, and immerse ourselves in the rich local culture. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to visit iconic places such as El Junco, the Galapaguera, and Puerto Chino, discovering the unique biodiversity and fascinating history of the island.

Wildlife you’ll have the opportunity to observe

Birds:

  • Blue-footed boobies
  • Mariana iguanas
  • Finches
  • Pelicans
  • Frigates

Land:

  • Giant Turtle

Itinerary:

Arrival and Preparation

Start your day early. All participants should arrive at our agency by 8:00 a.m., where they will meet their naturalist guide. At 8:30 a.m., we will head to our first destination in our land transportation.

El Junco Lagoon

Our first stop is Laguna El Junco, located in an inactive volcano. You will enjoy a guided hike to the top of the volcano, where you will witness an impressive lagoon formed by the constant rains in the high part of the island. From this elevated position at 650 meters above sea level, you will have a panoramic view of the island and the opportunity to spot various birds soaring in the skies, such as finches, frigates, and petrels.

La Galapaguera

Our second point of visit is La Galapaguera, a natural laboratory that is part of the National Park. Here, you will take a guided walk through the area and have the opportunity to witness the majestic species of tortoise, Geochelone Chatamensis. You will discover how these tortoises are bred and protected from invasive species in this breeding center.

Puerto Chino Beach

Our third and final destination is the beautiful white-sand beach of Puerto Chino, located on the east side of the island. Here, you will have time to relax on the beach or take a stroll along the coast, where it’s common to spot blue-footed boobies. You will also have the opportunity to snorkel and explore the crystal-clear waters in search of sea turtles, rays, sea lions, and a variety of fish species.

Back to the port

The adventure concludes around 1:30 p.m., at which point you will return to the port. Please note that the exact return time may vary depending on ocean conditions.

Day 4 – Lobería and Las Negritas Tour

Today marks the closure of your unforgettable journey through the Galapagos Islands. From the serene “Lobería” to the picturesque “Mirador de las Negritas,” a carefully planned day awaits you under the guidance of our experienced naturalist. The day will culminate with a contemplative snorkeling session at the “Lobería,” offering a final opportunity to immerse yourself in the underwater wonders of this archipelago. With suitcases loaded with memories, we will head to the airport. This is not a goodbye but a thank you for allowing us to be part of your journey. Enjoy to the fullest on your last day in the Galapagos!

Wildlife you’ll have the opportunity to observe

At sea:

  • Sea turtles
  • Rays
  • Sunfish
  • Sea lions
  • Starfish
  • Sea urchins
  • Various fish species

Birds:

  • Blue-footed boobies
  • Pelicans
  • Frigates
  • Finches
  • Maria bird
  • Gulls
  • Tropical bird

Itinerary:

Introduction and Start of the Day

All passengers must check in at the agency at 8:00 a.m., at which time they will have the pleasure of meeting their naturalist guide, marking the beginning of their day.

Sea Lion Colony - Walking Tour

The transportation will take you to the first destination, known as the “Sea Lion Colony.” Here, a 45-minute walking tour will take place along a natural trail that winds along the picturesque coast of San Cristóbal Island. During this journey, you will have the opportunity to spot a diverse selection of marine bird species, such as blue-footed boobies, frigates, gulls, and pelicans.

Negritas Viewpoint - Panoramic Experience

Next, you will head to the “Negritas Viewpoint,” a panoramic point of great interest. Here, the naturalist guide will provide a detailed explanation of the flora and fauna that characterize this environment. After this enriching experience, you will return to the “Sea Lion Colony,” where you will have the opportunity to participate in a snorkeling activity for approximately 45 minutes. During this immersion, you can admire sea lions, sea turtles, iguanas, and a variety of fish, including colorful pufferfish and reef species up close.

Return to the Hotel and End of the Day

Once the activity is concluded, we will return to the hotel to pick up your luggage and head to the airport.

The package includes:

Lunch

Snacks

Drinks

Fruits

Life Jacket

Naturalist and diving instructor

Water

Snorkel and diving equipment

The package does not include:

Airfare to/from Galápagos

Entrance to Galápagos National Park

Immigration Control Card

Water taxi between piers and boats

Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages

Tips

Gallery:

Equipment:

Wetsuit

Fins

mascara snorkel

Snorkel mask

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

Information Aditional:

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Referred Hotels: Hotel Emanuel, Hotel León Dormido.
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Referred restaurants: Mockingbird, Rosita’s Restaurant.
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Lunch will be at the restaurant at 1:00 PM.

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At the end of the tour, passengers will have free time in the afternoon to engage in any other activity.

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Snack at the restaurant at 7:30 PM.

Recommendations:

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Bring sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, water bottle, and personal items for your trip.

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If you have your own snorkeling or diving equipment, you can bring it either a day before and leave it at the agency or on the same day of the tour.

Conditions:

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This itinerary is subject to changes at the discretion of the Galapagos National Park and your Naturalist guide, in certain cases, depending on ocean conditions. We take safety seriously and always strive to provide you with the best and safest experience.
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In light of 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. Hand sanitizer is available at all times.

$775

Tour price

Live the best experience with us and learn more about the fauna and flora of the Galapagos Islands, the cradle of evolution!

 

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