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Day trip to Punta Pitt - Galapagos tours by #ChokoTrip

Pitt Point | Tour price $180 | Galapagos

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Punta Pitt tiene una caminata con paisajes de otro planeta junto a piqueros de patas azules y es uno de los pocos lugares que veras piqueros de patas rojas. Te ayudo a reservar el tour Punta Pitt por *$180

Punta Pitt (Galápagos – Ecuador) tiene un parecido a Isla Bartolomé pero al llegar a la cima, serás recibido por piqueros de patas azules y piqueros de patas rojas.

Pitt point treking

Pitt point treking

 

 
 

How to get to Pitt Point?

Existen dos formas para llegar a Punta Pitt en la Isla San Cristobal Galápagos. Primero, a través de un crucero en Galápagos que incluya Punta Pitt en su itinerario. Segunda, tomando un tour diario desde la Isla San Cristóbal.

En el Tour 360 incluye Punta Pitt pero no se hace desembarco ni snorkeling en el sector, solo se hace avistamiento de aves. Probablemente tendrás que tener binoculares para observar a los piqueros de patas rojas en los acantilados.

Red footed booby at Punta Pitt

Red footed booby at Punta Pitt

Red footed booby on top of Punta Pitt

Red footed booby on top of Punta Pitt

 
 

»TRAVELERS ALSO VISIT Bartolome Island

 
 

Trip itinerary

El tour inicia desde el muelle de acuario, donde salen las embarcaciones de tour diario. Toma casi 1 hora y media de navegacion hasta llegar al extremo norte de la Isla San Cristobal, que es donde se encuentra Punta Pitt.

Se realiza un desembarco mojado en la Playa dorada de Punta pitt, donde se inicia la caminata a la cima. A diferencia de otros treking, no existe un sendero como tal, por eso los zapatos deben ser para caminata y disfrutar de la compañia de lagartijas de lava, piqueros de patas azules y piqueros de patas rojas.

The cliffs at Punta Pitt

The cliffs at Punta Pitt

At the top of Punta Pitt

At the top of Punta Pitt

Antes de finalizar el recorrido o aveces al llegar a la punta dependiendo del itinerario de la embarcacion, se disfruta de un tiempo de snorkel en el Islote Pitt, disfrutaras de variedad de peces, lobos, tortugas marinas y corales.

Solo hay una embarcación que hace el Tour de Punta Pitt con la Galapaguera natural los días jueves, la caminata es muy dura y demora casi 3 horas en total, es todo un espectáculo ver a las Tortugas gigantes como han sobrevivido de forma natural. Lamentablemente por la poca demanda, no hay viaje confirmado hasta conseguir un minimo de 8 personas.

Red footed booby nesting

Red footed booby nesting

A Red footed booby nesting

A Red footed booby nesting

 
 

»TRAVELERS ALSO VISIT North Seymour Island

 
 

Tour information to Pitt Point:

Tour from San Cristobal Island
Tour price: $180 USD
*The price of the tour changes in high season
Maximum capacity of passengers based on vessel: 12 people
Available days: Sunday
Pick up: Assigned by the Operator
Total travel time: 4h (2h each way)
Start time: 07h30
Return time: 16h30

Tour includes: Snorkeling equipment (masks and fins), life vest, towels, lunch, snack, water, certified Galapagos National Park guide and marine transport.
Tour does not include: Alcoholic drinks, soda, neoprene suite and tip.

* Price does not include 12% tax. (We only charge it if you want a invoice).
* This tour is not recommended for children from 0 to 2 years old.
* This tour is not recommended for people with mobility problems.
* You definitely need to bring a pair of trekking shoes.
* This Pitt Point tour you can book with a full payment using the available payment methods: a bank transfer from any Ecuadorian bank (no additional cost), using WeTravel you can a bank transfer from any U.S. bank (1% + 0.30 cents in additional costs), credit or debit card (only 3.9% additional cost) o using Paypal (5.9% additional cost). Price does not include 12% IVA (only if you need an invoice).

 
 

 

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    4 Comments

    • Angie

      We had a great time on our trip to Punta Pitt! The guide, Ernesto, was fantastic, and it was such a beautiful place to visit. We got to snorkel with sea lions, but the water ended up being a bit rough, and that location might have been better for more experienced snorkelers than ourselves. Still a really great trip, fun boat ride with great crew, and just a fun experience overall. So cool to see all the different boobies at this time of year too. In May, the Red-footed Boobies have chicks, the Blue-footeds are displaying and setting up nesting areas, and the Nazcas were doing their own thing closer to the coast. Punta Pitt is a must-see for any bird enthusiasts like us.

      May 25, 2022 at 9:18 am
    • Lisa

      We also recently went on a the Punta Pitt tour with Christian. This was the best tour company of all our tours by far. Christian is a compassionate person who wants to please.. He is not jaded like other trip leaders we experienced. He treated us like it was his first tour he was doing. Like we were special. I had not been snorkeling in over 15 years and def. was hesitant. He pulled me the whole time while I held onto a a flotation ring. He kept checking in with the whole group and kept us together. He also dove down to show us things that we might have missed like a starfish.. He also took photos with a go pro that you could download later. This seems obvious as to what a trip leader should do but we found other tour leaders not doing these things. Other trips had not enough or damaged equipment. Punta Pitt was not one of our original choices. One of our tours did not run so we added this on. It was our favorite island and favorite tour. The landscape and hike was beautiful. You see tons of boobies everywhere. We saw boobies on other islands but not in the quantity we saw here. The snorkeling had clear water unlike other places we went. The food was fabulous. The crew great. Book this tour with Chokotours and Christian!!!

      April 22, 2022 at 11:16 am
    • Tess C.

      The day tour to Punta Pitt was fantastic, it was a wonderful day out, one of my favourites in the Galapagos, everything was well organized, the boat and the crew were wonderful, we were all looked after very well, the naturalist guy was excellent too, very knowledgeable and he was very forthcoming with our questions on the wildlife. The captain and the skipper were professional and attentive. I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone who is visiting San Cristobal.

      March 12, 2021 at 4:37 pm
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