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                     Marine treasures of Galapagos                      

Discover the exceptional biodiversity of the Galapagos Marine Biosphere on a scuba-diving holiday around Santa Cruz with Puerto Ayora as base camp. More economical than a diving cruise, the "day diving" approach offers 5 outings with 2 dives per day in the islands near Santa Cruz, the heart of marine currents criss-crossing the mythical archipelago. The Galapagos are home to an endemic and incredible underwater diversity of sharks, stingrays, mantas, pelagic shoals, sea turtles, disconcerting sea lions and massive schools of barracuda. Undoubtedly an unforgettable experience for any diving enthusiast, allowing you to comprehend the preserved Galapagos seabeds under conditions of comfort and optimum security in the heart of the Pacific Ocean.

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Itinerary

  • Day 1: Quito Airport - Quito
  • Day 2: Quito - Quito Airport - Baltra - Puerto Ayora
  • Day 3: Puerto Ayora
  • Day 4: Puerto Ayora
  • Day 5: Puerto Ayora
  • Day 6: Puerto Ayora
  • Day 7: Puerto Ayora
  • Day 8: Puerto Ayora
  • Day 9: Baltra - Guayaquil Airport

TRAVEL BOOK

Day 1: Quito Airport - Quito

Private transfer with spanish-speaking driver from Quito airport (to your hotel) and free time for the rest of the day.

You will spend the night at Anahi hotel in Quito.
Included : transfer arrival, room & breakfast

Day 2: Quito - Quito Airport - Baltra - Puerto Ayora

Transport with an english speaking driver-guide from your hotel to Quito's airport.
Domestic flight Quito - Baltra.

Night at Angermeyer Waterfornt Inn hotel (breaksfast included).
Included : departure transfer with english speaking guide, domestic flight, room & breakfast

Day 3: Puerto Ayora

You will leave Puerto Ayora around 7:30am to return at 4:00pm and will dive twice a day. Every day you may swim different islands and dive sites. The programs will be established based on the level of the divers and climatic conditions.
NOTE: the diving equipment is not included; only the weights and tanks.

Night at Angermeyer Waterfornt Inn hotel (breaksfast included).
Included : lunch, excursion (shared), local english-speaking guide , room & breakfast

Day 4: Puerto Ayora

You will leave Puerto Ayora around 7:30am to return at 4:00pm and will dive twice a day. Every day you may swim different islands and dive sites. The programs will be established based on the level of the divers and climatic conditions.
NOTE: the diving equipment is not included; only the weights and tanks.

Night at Angermeyer Waterfornt Inn hotel (breaksfast included).
Included : lunch, excursion (shared), local english-speaking guide , room & breakfast

Day 5: Puerto Ayora

You will leave Puerto Ayora around 7:30am to return at 4:00pm and will dive twice a day. Every day you may swim different islands and dive sites. The programs will be established based on the level of the divers and climatic conditions.
NOTE: the diving equipment is not included; only the weights and tanks.

Night at Angermeyer Waterfornt Inn hotel (breaksfast included).
Included : lunch, excursion (shared), local english-speaking guide , room & breakfast

Day 6: Puerto Ayora

You will leave Puerto Ayora around 7:30am to return at 4:00pm and will dive twice a day. Every day you may swim different islands and dive sites. The programs will be established based on the level of the divers and climatic conditions.
NOTE: the diving equipment is not included; only the weights and tanks.

Night at Angermeyer Waterfornt Inn hotel (breaksfast included).
Included : lunch, excursion (shared), local english-speaking guide , room & breakfast

Day 7: Puerto Ayora

You will leave Puerto Ayora around 7:30am to return at 4:00pm and will dive twice a day. Every day you may swim different islands and dive sites. The programs will be established based on the level of the divers and climatic conditions.
NOTE: the diving equipment is not included; only the weights and tanks.

Night at Angermeyer Waterfornt Inn hotel (breaksfast included).
Included : lunch, excursion (shared), local english-speaking guide , room & breakfast

Day 8: Puerto Ayora

Non guided free day en Santa Cruz

SUGGESTION OF VISIT: Once arrived, you can visit the Charles Darwin Station where you can learn about the ongoing conservation efforts on these Enchanted Islands. The Research Station rears endemic Galapagos plants, land iguanas, and giant Galapagos Tortoises for educational, scientific and conservation purposes.
In the afternoon, you may visit, after walking around 2 hours (the 2 ways), Tortuga Bay which is one of the most beautiful beaches of the islands. Along the path you can observe the mangroves with its specific fauna and have a perfect moment to relax once reached the beach. Marine birds, iguanas, turtles during their period of eggs, including sharks at the distance.

Night at Angermeyer Waterfornt Inn hotel (breaksfast included).
Included : room & breakfast

Day 9: Baltra - Guayaquil Airport

Domestic flight Baltra - Guayaquil.


Free connection with your international flight.
Included : domestic flight

Anahi hotel   Quito

Level : 4*
Included : room & breakfast

Anahí Boutique Hotel is a charming and stylish property that places the highest priority on the twin principles of traditional hospitality and excellent service to cater to the most discerning of travellers.The underlying philosophy of hotel fits its urban environment in Ecuador’s capital city: it is both modern and stylish, yet at the same time distinctively Ecuadorian.

Night at Angermeyer hotel.   Puerto Ayora

Level : 4*
Included : room & breakfast

This first class hotel was built around Gus Angermeyer’s legendary “cave”, and there is no better place to do that than here in our exclusive waterfront location. Using materials such as lava rocks and drift wood, we have created a unique atmosphere and the feeling of being close to nature.Placed across the bay from Puerto Ayora, the hotel’s location ensures total privacy and undisturbed quiet.

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