Sierra Negra Volcano and Chico Volcano

The Sierra Negra volcano is one of five volcanos on the island of Isabela, and boasts the second largest volcanic caldera in the world- On the Sierra Negra Volcano Tour you hike to the rim of the six mile wide crater and then trek across an alien landscape of lava fields and fumaroles. The Sierra Negra is one of the most active volcanoes in the Galapagos, with the last eruption in 2005. Though you probably won't see any lava flowing, you will have the opportunity to explore thermal vents and other fascinating geologic features before stopping for a snack near Volcan Chico. The vistas from this spot are among the most breathtaking in Isabela.

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  • Duration: 5 hrs
  • Available Days: Every day
  • Schedule: 7:00 AM
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  • Mobile Ticket Included
  • Offered in English, Spanish

Experience Highlights

Hiking

Pick up at the hotel for the VOLCAN SIERRA NEGRA tour Accompanied by a Naturalist guide to the Galapagos National Park, Will be transferred to the beginning of the trail of the volcano in terrestrial transport.

The guide will accompany you on your excursion for a total of 5 hours. Reach the edge of one of the largest craters in the world, the volcano Sierra Black, 12km in diameter. Then continue to Chico Volcano, a Volcanic landscape nearby and of very different characteristics. Along the way you will be able to observe the different landscapes and formations Volcanic rocks that reflect the creation and evolution of the islands. Are included Sandwiches and fruit for the road. 2:00 pm Return to the Hotel.

Includes: Ground transportation, Naturalist Guide of the Galapagos National Park, sandwiches and fruits.

What to Bring

Sports shoes or walking boots are required, sun protection and protection for possible garua and water (at least 1L per person). Cash for tips, INGALA Tax and Galapagos National Park Fee. ==================================== NOT INCLUDED: Water - Tips / gratuities. - Entrance to the Galapagos National Park is 100 USD per 1 adult and 50 USD per 1 child. This is paid in cash on spot at your arrival to any Galapagos airport: Baltra or San Cristobal. - Tourist Card INGALA 20 USD for each passenger. It is paid in cash on any departure airport (Quito or Guayaquil) before check-in in your flight to Galapagos.

What's included

Ground transportation, Naturalist Guide of the Galapagos National Park, sandwiches and fruits.

Transportation

Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “More Time and Rates” for full details.

Traveler Comments

Our guide Paula was very good. She has all the information and energy to go on the long hike. On way from Sierra Negra to Chico, it started raining very hard and we did not have the opportunity to enjoy the views of the North of the Isabela island, nor the Fernandina Island - but such is mother Nature.

- YASHODHAN S, FEB 2020
The Sierra Negra volcano is one of five volcanos on the island of Isabela, and boasts the second largest volcanic caldera in the world- On the Sierra Negra Volcano Tour you hike to the rim of the six mile wide crater and then trek across an alien landscape of lava fields and fumaroles.Sierra Negra Volcano and Chico Volcano5

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