Birding or Birding & Photography - 14 Day GALAPAGOS
The Galapagos Islands are recognized worldwide for their great biodiversity and endemic-ism. In the enchanted islands you will enjoy photographing wildlife only a few meters away.
This can be a stand-alone tour or an add on to any of our other Ecuador tours with the option to customize the itinerary on the mainland.
Our tour starts with three days on the mainland, in Guayaquil, where we will visit two important Reserves, Manglares Churute and Cerro Blanco to see among others Yellow-crowned Night-Heron, Horned Screamer,
Brown Pelican and King Vulture. On day four we'll fly to Santa Cruz island in the Galapagos. Our itinerary is specially designed to photograph the most beautiful and emblematic species of the islands. The next eight days we will spend on the islands and visit the best places for wildlife viewing and/or photography. Loberias, Hood (Espanola), Isabela, Tintoreras, Galapaguera wetlands, upper part of Isabela, Punta Moreno, the Tunnels, Primicias, Media Luna, Darwin Station, North Seymour and Mosquera are all on our itinerary.
On day eleven we fly back to Quito for a two-day cloud forest round trip to the North West of the country taking us to the famous Alambi Hummingbird Garden, with a possible 12 to 14 species of hummingbirds, Papallacta pass where the Andean Condor and Rufous-bellied Seedsnipe occur and finally Guango Lodge for the incredible Sword-billed Hummingbird and Torrent Ducks.
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The tour starts in Guayaquil city and ends in Quito.
The best months to travel to the Galapagos are from May to July, this is the nesting season.
6 pax US $ 6300 per person
8 pax US $ 6000 per person
All accommodation (land based accommodation on the Galapagos islands), meals and transfers, photography/wildlife guide, entrance and park fees, boat trips and one flight between islands, internal flights: Guayaquil - Galapagos - Quito.
International flights, soft drinks, alcoholic beverages, travel and medical insurance, laundry or any other additional services, tips.