Sierra Negra, ISABELA ISLAND

Sierra Negra, ISABELA ISLAND - The Galapagos Islands

Sierra Negra is a large shield volcano at the South eastern end of Isabela Island. It is the habitat for the Sierra Negra giant tortoise, which has a saddleback shell. On the way up to Sierra Negra you can see tall trees and lush highland vegetation and the summit offers a spectacular view of the lowlands.

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About Sierra Negra

Description:

  • Activities: Hiking, horseback riding, walking
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Type of Landing: Dry landing
  • Highlights & Animals: View from the summit, Sierra Negra tortoise, Basaltic caldera, finches