Galapagos Island Santa Cruz: Pikaia Lodge (8)

Tour/Activity in Santa Cruz Island, Ecuador

About this activity

A new step in the evolution of luxury eco-adventure in the Galapagos Island.

Your Travel Experience with Galapagos PRO

Day 1

Arrival at Hotel

Arrival at Pikaia Lodge

Day 2

Santa Cruz Island

Each morning activities are planned according to weather conditions and tide charts. Guest will join groups of maximum 16 people for the land tours, and two or three activities will be chosen: Los Gemelos Sinkholes & Scalesia Forest, Giant tortoises farm in Rancho Chato II, Volcanic craters and giant tortoises at Cerro Mesa, Lava tunnels, Tortuga Bay Beach, Charles Darwin Scientific Research Center, Garrapatero Beach.

Day 3

Bartolomé Island

Morning: Bartolomé is located two hours north of Santa Cruz and from the east of the Sullivan Bay. Interesting flora & fauna: 300+ stairs to the summit of Bartolomé Island, Breath-taking panoramic views of Pinnacle Rock with Santiago Island behind, Pink and white sand beaches, Beautiful snorkeling, Galapagos penguins, White tip and Galapagos Sharks, Rays, Hordes of Sea Lions, Variety of tropical Fish, Green sea turtles, Lava Herons, Sally light-foot Crabs, Galapagos Hawks, Lava Cacti.

Chinese Hat Islet

Afternoon: This islet of Santiago is one of the smallest Island and is shaped like an old-fashioned Chinaman’s hat Volcanic origin, Gorgeous beach, Bright red Sally light-foot crabs, Marine iguanas, Endemic Galapagos sea lions, Lava lizards, Lava field, American oystercatcher, Galapagos penguin, Excellent snorkelling spot, Spectacular marine life, White-tipped reef sharks.

Day 4

Santa Cruz Island

Each morning activities are planned according to weather conditions and tide charts. Guest will join groups of maximum 16 people for the land tours, and two or three activities will be chosen: Los Gemelos Sinkholes & Scalesia Forest, Giant tortoises farm in Rancho Chato II, Volcanic craters and giant tortoises at Cerro Mesa, Lava tunnels, Tortuga Bay Beach, Charles Darwin Scientific Research Center, Garrapatero Beach.

Day 5

Santa Fé Island

Morning: Wet Landing. Interesting flora & fauna: White sand beach, Opuntia (Prickly Pear) forest, Hordes of sea lions, Galapagos hawk, Cactus finch, Marine and Barrington land iguanas, Galapagos snake, Fantastic snorkelling.

The Galapagos National Park has placed a temporary ban on swimming, snorkeling or diving in the waters around Santa Fe. Rest assured, your tour operator will substitute it with something equally fantastic!

South Plaza Island

Afternoon: Discover the island Plaza Sur and the Interesting flora & fauna: Gordon Rocks, Hordes of sea lions and fur seals, Red-billed tropicbirds, Swallows-tailed gulls, Blue-footed Boobies, Land iguanas, Opuntia (Prickly Pear) trees, Sesuvium plants, Green portulaca.

Day 6

North Seymour Island

Morning: North Seymour is a small flat Island and is located north of Baltra. Interesting Flora & Fauna: Abundant birdlife, Hordes of sea lions, Hammerhead sharks, Marine turtles, Land and marine iguanas, Colony of frigate bird, Blue footed Boobies, Palo Santo (Holy Wood) forest.

Mosquera Island

Afternoon: Beautiful flat beach walk along the white sand beaches separates by barren lava rocks, Hordes of sea lions everywhere, Yellow crowned herons, Lava gulls.

Day 7

Santa Cruz Island

Each morning activities are planned according to weather conditions and tide charts. Guest will join groups of maximum 16 people for the land tours, and two or three activities will be chosen: Los Gemelos Sinkholes & Scalesia Forest, Giant tortoises farm in Rancho Chato II, Volcanic craters and giant tortoises at Cerro Mesa, Lava tunnels, Tortuga Bay Beach, Charles Darwin Scientific Research Center, Garrapatero Beach.

Day 8

Transfer to the airport

Transfer to the airport of Baltra.

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