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Hiking at Punta Pitt, San Cristobal

San Cristobal Highlands & Southern Coast

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Day 1 : San Cristobal Highlands & Southern Coast

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Hiking at Punta Pitt, San Cristobal

Day 1 San Cristobal Highlands & Southern Coast

  • 1 Lunch
This full day tour starts at 8:00 AM from the Casa Opuntia Hotel. You will be expertly led by an English speaking, Galapagos naturalist guide.

Start your day with a 40-minute round trip hike to the only permanent freshwater lake in the Galapagos. The walk provides superb views as well as an introduction to the highlands and its endemic plant species. The lake itself lies in an extinct volcanic crater and is home to gallinules, whitecheeked pintail ducks, and magnificent frigate birds. The lake’s freshwater is actually necessary for frigate birds’ survival on this island, as they must wash the salt from their feathers in order to remain light enough to fly. We then continue onto “La Galapaguera” a semi-natural breeding center for the amazing Galápagos

Tortoises. You can enjoy a 1 hour trail walk and see these fantastic animal at their natural environment. Afterwards, we will go towards Puerto Chino, a beach so beautiful it hardly looks real. We will take some time here to enjoy the divine waters and sands.

Return to Casa Opuntia Hotel at 4:00 PM.
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$260

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Included

  • 1 Lunch
  • 1 Day Private Guide Service
  • 1 Day Locally Hosted Guide Service

Excluded

  • Both International Arrival and Departure Transfers are excluded.
  • International Flights
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The trip was terrific with great planning on your part. Most of the adventures were not mainstream and somewhat off the beaten path which made it especially enjoyable!! We felt taken care of and you all were readily available to respond to questions and issues. I would highly recommend your company and friends have already expressed interest based on our pictures and excitement.
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