Early in the morning and right after breakfast, you and our local guide would start the travel tour at city downtown, well known as Quito Colonial. Once you arrive there, you would start your journey along the “churches´ trails” by visiting the cathedral, near the presidential house. At the San Francisco church, there is a local handcraft store called Tianguez, where you can find a variety of items from the Ecuadorian culture and cuisine. Finally we will get a typical Ecuadorian lunch (not included).
After having a succulent Ecuadorian Lunch, our local tour will continue up north to the Equator line, where you would visit the “middle of the world” park and its monument. Here you can choose between the Ethnographic museum or the Intiñan museum, both located nearby the monument of the Equatorial line. Right after watching these amazing places, the guide would take you back to the hotel. !
t from Quito or Guayaquil to Baltra´s airport. A naturalist guide will be waiting for you to escort you during the transfer to Puerto Ayora. On the way, you will make a stop to visit the highlands. Next you will enjoy lunch at the harbor, after taking a short break you will visit the Charles Darwin Station.
At the Charles Darwin Station, you will be able to see a variety of species of Giant Tortoises in captivity. You will watch their different size and ages, and learn more about the Islands they originally come from.
Here you will learn more about the ongoing conservation efforts directed to preserve the Giant Tortoises, as well as learning more about the entire Galapagos environment.
After all these activities you will have dinner and taken to your hotel.
Overnight: Santa Cruz