Tour Packages, Eco tours, Escorted Tours, Hotel Reservation

Click on the flag below for information on tours and packages in that country

Argentina

Argentina
Bolivia

Bolivia
Brazil

Brazil
Chile

Chile
Colombia

Colombia
Costa Rica

Costa Rica
Ecuador

Ecuador
Guatemala

Guatemala
Panama

Panama
Peru

Peru
Uruguay

Uruguay

Eco Tours

GALAPAGOS FINCH BAY ECO HOTEL

Code:FGPS01
Tour:GALAPAGOS FINCH BAY ECO HOTEL
Duration:8 Days
Live Help
Characteristics:
4.jpg
2.jpg
8.jpg
7.jpg

Located amid superb natural beauty, the Finch Bay Hotel is the perfect complement to your Galapagos Expedition. The charming Finch Bay named after the famous Darwin's Finches abundant in the outskirts; is just steps from the beach on a private seaside location between mangroves. Here guests cherish the privacy, natural surroundings and superb service offered by the Finch Bay.


For more information about this tour, or for information about other tour options available, please CONTACT US.
DAY 1 Wednesday
Arrival to Galápagos by plane, to the airport at Baltra Island, and then cross the Itabaca Channel, which separates it from Santa Cruz Island. On the other side, a bus will take guests to the highlands of Santa Cruz Island to visit the Giant Tortoises Reserve in their natural habitat, a unique experience! A stop is made at the Twin Pit Craters, great depressions of volcanic material, formed by a long process of slow sinking of the ground, where exceptional Scalesia trees, ferns, mosses and orchids can be seen in the surroundings. Box lunch is provided and then on to the Finch Bay Eco Hotel to enjoy its multiple attractions: pool, the white coral beach in front of the hotel or rest in your hammock. In the evening, dinner includes the flavors of local and international gastronomy, one more attraction of the Finch Bay Eco Hotel.
Day excursions by yacht to nearby Islands
Before departure, a bountiful buffet breakfast is served, including a variety of fruit, cereals, eggs, milk, yoghurt, fresh fruit juices, breads and more. For the excursions, please take solar protection, cap or hat, bathing suit, long-sleeved shirt, snorkeling gear, cameras and appropriate shoes for wet landing and hikes on lava terrain (sneakers or similar) with thick soles. Lunch is served on board. Upon return, there will be time to relax in the hotel's surroundings before dinner.
Islands visited depend on the approved itinerary of the yacht being used.
Sample itinerary with SEA FINCH Yacht:

DAY 2 THURSDAY
Santa Fe Island (Barrington) Yacht Excursion
A short trek leads through woods of Opuntia cacti and Palo Santo trees. Land iguanas (endemic to Santa Fe), lava lizards and colonies of sea lions can be observed. There is opportunity to swim and snorkel.

DAY 3 FRIDAY
Hike to Tortuga Bay in the morning
It is considered the nicest spot of the archipelago, a peaceful corner for the nature lover. Tortuga Bay's name comes from the sea turtles that go there to lay their eggs. Excellent bird watching can be found along the way and at the Bay. Back to the Finch Bay Eco Hotel for lunch. Free time in the afternoon to relax by the pool or on the beach, enjoy the jacuzzi, or visit Puerto Ayora.

DAY 4 SATURDAY
Bartolome Island Yacht Excursion
The trail is a fairly steep climb on wooden steps to the summit, worth the effort, as there is a spectacular view of the Galapagos scenery from above. Interesting lava formations and tuff cones can be observed. Sea lions and penguins swim in the vicinity of Pinnacle Rock. Enjoy snorkeling or swimming from the beach.

DAY 5 SUNDAY
Optional Activities
Stay at Santa Cruz Island and enjoy the activities of your choice. Hike to Las Grietas, snorkeling, birdwatching (without extra cost) or guided excursions at extra cost such as cruise of the bay, mountain bike in the highlands of Santa Cruz, Discover Scuba Diving.

DAY 6 MONDAY
North Seymour Island Yacht Excursion
A stroll on flat terrain allows the observation of Palo Santo trees and colonies of blue-footed boobies, swallow-tailed gulls and magnificent frigate birds. Towards the other side of the island, the ocean crashes against the rocks and sea lions surf in the waves.

DAY 7 TUESDAY
Plaza Island Yacht Excursion
This small island is full of fascinating wildlife, at sea side and along the cliffs: sea lions, land iguanas, swallow-tailed gulls, Opuntia cacti and vegetation that changes colors with the seasons.

DAY 8 WEDNESDAY
Leave the hotel early in the morning for a visit to the Charles Darwin Research Station, home to famous "Lonesome George" and many other giant tortoises. Then, overland transfer to the airport in Baltra to take the flight back to the continent.

Important Notes:
- Yachts for the excursions are subject to availability.
- Daily excursions by yacht are subject to change due to climatic or oceanic conditions, regulations of the Galápagos National Park and always taking in consideration our guest's safety and well-being.
Multisport optional activities at the Finch Bay:
Many options for multisport activities are available for those guests not wishing to take a yacht excursion to visit nearby islands.
-Excursions on Mountain Bike
-Introduction to diving (Discover Scuba Diving)
-Snorkeling
-Bird watching
-Hike to Las Grietas
-Sea Kayaks
-Bay Tour
-Stargazing and much more...

EXTEND YOUR GALAPAGOS EXPERIENCE
Extend your Galapagos Experience --after your cruise-- with a stay at the Finch Bay Eco Hotel in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island, the only beachfront hotel on the island. Enjoy the Islands at your own pace, relax on the beach or your hammock, or carry out multiple activities designed to bring visitors in close contact with the unique wildlife and wondrous nature of the Galápagos National Park and the Galápagos Marine Reserve.

Included:
-Transfer In / Out
-Accommodation
-All Meals
-Highlands Tour
-4 full-day excursions
-Guided visit to Charles Darwin Research Station
-Use of Snorkeling equipment
-Facilities: Pool, Beach-front access
-Multisport Activities
-Taxes

Not Included:
-Air ticket to/from Galápagos
-Entrance fee to Galapagos National Park (USD 100 subject to change without notice)
-Transit Control Card for Galápagos USD 10 per person
-Alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages
-Gratuities
-Personal expenses, gifts, telephone calls, etc
-Sea Kayaks


For more information about this tour, or for information about other tour options available, please CONTACT US.
Diseño web webseo