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Sierra Negra

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.

Highlights: View from the summit
Animals: Sierra Negra tortoise
Difficulty: 3-5 hours on foot or horse
Landing: Dry

*Note that the listed activites may differ depending of the time of the day of your visit, cruise itinerary and National Park regulations.

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