Take advantage of a private transfer and add a visit to the Galapagos Highlands in the Santa Cruz island. You can get to see the world famous Galapagos turtles as soon as you get to the Galapagos when you visit them in their natural habitat, along with some amazing lava tunnels to beggin the understanding of the island.
The Santa Cruz Island has very diverse climatic floors, the temperature can be hot at sea level and cool in the highlands with different super green flora.
The giant turtles journey from the coast up to the highlands every year. This journey takes them 6 months each way. With this tour you have the chance to see them passing through one of the ranches in the highlands.
We will pick you up at the airport from your flight, help you with your luggage and all the logistics of transportation. Once on the car we are on the way and ready for the visit.
On the way to Puerto Ayora we will make the first stop at “Los Gemelos” to enjoy the view of this great lava depressions.
On the ranch we will be free to walk among the turtles and explore the lava tunnels. Take your time and relax in some amazing landscapes and the best company. The driver will then take you to your hotel in Puerto Ayora.
The weather in the islands is generally warm but there are some months where we have some rain, so it will be a good idea to bring a rain jacket. Besides you will be visiting the coldest spots of the island. Of course don’t forget your sunscreen, sunglasses, comfortable shoes, trail snacks and of course a camera. There is a good chance for you to do some birthwatching.