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The 7 Days Galapagos on a Budget Experience

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What to Expect
DAY 1 

START your Galapagos adventure when arriving on Baltra Island.

HEAD by boat to Isabela Island. Careful this can be a bumpy ride!

SPOT flamingos on an afternoon visit to the salt lagoons

Accommodation: Hotel San Vicente or similar

Meals: L


SNORKEL in one of the best snorkeling spots in the world: Los Túneles.

HOP on a boat and make your way to Los Túneles Cabo Rosa. Keep your eyes open during the ride as you might encounter dolphins or even killer whales

SWIM close to penguins, sea lions, sea turtles and eagle rays.

BE AMAZED by dozens of white tipped reef sharks relaxing by the tunnels.

Accommodation: Hotel San Vicente or sim.

Meals: B-L


KAYAK through the crystal clear waters of Villamil Bay

BECOME FRIENDS with the friendly sea lions  that tend to hop on the kayaks! 

WALK through the natural lava tunnels formed thousands of years ago 

SPOT the Galapagos Tortoises walking around in the nature! 

Accommodation: Hotel San Vicente or sim.

Meals: B-L


EXPLORE The Tintoreras Islet.  

BECOME FRIENDS with the friendly sea lions, they might approach while you snorkel! 

HIKE in the wetlands of Isabela. Here you will visit the wall of tears, which is a construction handmade by prisoners.

LEARN about the giant Galapagos tortoises!

Accommodation: Hotel San Vicente or sim.

Meals: B-L


EMBARK on the speedboat from Isabela Island to Santa Cruz Island.

LOOK for dolphins and whales (from July to October). 

VISIT Primicias Ranch to see the giant Tortoises in their natural habitat

LEARN in the Charles Darwin Center of Giant Turtles!

Accommodation: Hotel Deja Vu or sim.

Meals: B-L


FEEL the air blowing on your face on the boat to your your next destination: Santa Fe Island.

OBSERVE the countless species of endemic Galapagos birds on the island.

PUT ON your mask and fins, it’s time to snorkel! Surrounded by the clear waters you will see endemic species of fishes, and even sharks and tortoises if you’re lucky!

Accommodation: Dejavu Hotel or sim.

Meals: B-L


TASTE one last delicious breakfast in Santa Cruz before your guide picks you up

STOP by the Twin Craters on your way to the airport.

SAY bye to Galapagos islands! It’s time to leave!

Accommodation: -

Meals: B
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Important Information
Departure Point
Baltra Airport
Departure Time
9:00 AM
7 days
Return Details
Baltra Airport
  • Visiting the Flamingo Lagoon
  • Snorkeling and spotting wildlife in Los Túneles Cabo Rosa
  • Exploring Tintoreras Islet and Snorkeling in its waters
  • Hiking in the Wetlands of Isabela
  • Kayaking in the Coast of Puerto Villamil
  • Visiting the lava tunnels in highlands of Isabela
  • Galapagos Tortoises rancho Primicias Visit
  • Learning about Galapagos in the Charles Darwin Research Center
  • Full Day exploring Santa Fe Island
  • Airport transfer (Baltra Airport- Isabela Island and Santa Cruz Island - Baltra airport)
  • Sea transportation from Santa Cruz Island to Isabela Island.
  • Comfortable land transportation.
  • Based on double occupancy
  • Tourist class hotels in Galapagos
  • Snorkeling masks, fins, and life vest.
  • Kayaks, paddles and life vest.
  • 6 breakfasts
  • 6 lunches
  • English and Spanish speaking local guides in Galapagos National Park
  • 24/7 support from our team.
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Landing and facility fees
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Mandatory Travel Insurance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tips for guides
  • Optional tours or activities
  • Upgrades
  • INGALA Transit Card (20 USD per person - cash only)
  • Galapagos National Park fee: 100 USD per person - cash only)
  • Airfare Ecuador mainland to Galapagos (round trip)
  • Pier-use fee at Puerto Villamil (10 USD)
  • Snorkeling gear (mask and fins) (8 USD per day pp)
  • Wetsuit (10 USD per day pp)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • It is our intention to adhere to the itinerary described. However, on occasions it may be necessary or desirable to make small changes. We can thus cancel, alter or modify without prior notice for any reason. These reasons include, but are not limited to: weather conditions, safety, comfort of clients, Nation Park regulations, unpredictable local circumstances or events (such as: mechanical breakdown, flight cancellations, illness, strikes, political disputes, and other unforeseeable factors), serious circumstance of Force Majeur. Changes include, but are not limited to: changing hotels and flight schedules according to availability; travel times, replacing or substituting guides; changing accommodations, amenities, transportation, route, schedule, and itinerary
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Reviewed September 5, 2019

Takiri organized our Galapagos trip and it was everything I had ever dreamed!! We stayed at beach front hotels, ate delicious sea food and explored the highlights in a perfectly organized trip. My fiancé contacted our agent Adriana and without me knowing they also arranged...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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  • Takiri Travel
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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