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Estero del Ibera: an incredible swamp
5 days / 4 nights


Arrival to Santa Cruz Island

You will take your flight to Galapagos and land at Baltra airport. A driver will be waiting for you at the airport exit to escort you to your hotel.

Then you will take the time to explore, for example taking a road to Tortuga Bay. From these first moments you can enjoy these magnificent white sand beaches, perfect for swimming, diving and walking to observe marine iguanas and other animal species.

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Sailing in the bay and towards Isabela

During the morning you will take a boat ride around the bay. You will see, among others, the "Playa de los Alemanes", the salt flats and finally "Las Grietas". It is a recommended place for swimming and diving due to the transparency of its waters.

Then you will sail to the island of Isabela. You will have the rest of the day free, for example, you can explore the flamingo lagoons near the village and take the walkways that lead to the turtle breeding center.

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Hike through the Sierra Negra volcano

The morning will be dedicated to the discovery of the Sierra Negra volcano. Its crater has a diameter of more than 10 km, which makes it the second largest in the world. You will have the rest of the afternoon free. You can cross the mangroves that surround Concha y Perla, a lagoon fed by the changing tides. The perfect place to cool off, swim and dive



Discovery of the Tintoreras and

return to Santa Cruz

In the morning you will cross the Tintoreras, a group of small and magnificent islets. Lava herons are often perched on the branches of mangroves, as well as Galapagos penguins and sea lions on the shore. This place is named for the white tip sharks, called "Tintoreras", that rest in these shallow waters. In the afternoon, return by boat to Santa Cruz.

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Free time to enjoy Puerto Ayora

You will have this morning to enjoy the port city at your own pace, go shopping, visit Charles Darwin Station, where giant tortoises are raised, or relax on one of the many beaches on the island. You will be taken to the Baltra airport to take your flight to the mainland, where you will wait for the connection with your international flight.

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