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Reserva El Chato, Puerto Ayora
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Get up close to the Galapagos wildlife as you hike through Reserva El Chato. For bio-protection and your own comfort, the reserve will issue you boots before you head out onto the trails, so you don't track in foreign substances. The reserve has two areas, Caseta and Chato; while trail difficulty ranges from easy to medium, expect a more challenging route through Caseta. During dry season, you can see the fascinating Galapagos turtles in the wild. Other animals such as the short-eared owl, Darwin's finches, and yellow warblers also reside here. Don't miss the opportunity to walk through the island's lava tube. If not up to hiking the whole island, you can arrange to ride horses on the reserve as well. Using our custom trip planner, Puerto Ayora attractions like Reserva El Chato can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • See these turtles Giants impressed me too a place full of peace and harmony you connect perfectly with nature.
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  • a large estate, natural, with many, many tortoises and one is welcome to stroll among them, see the "racing" to the waterhole, eating ....and there is a good restaurant as well, just a little off main...  more »
  • A beautiful place to recirrer on foot in search of turtles in their habitat. Also there are wonderful caves.
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