If you want to choose one of the most recommended Catamarans for four people to the Galapagos Islands May 2017, on this page is everything that you need to know before your booking.
In the Galapagos Islands there are two distinct seasons. The rainy season runs from January to May, with average temperatures between 23 ° and 27 °, and a rainless season from June to December, with a maximum of 19 °. The official currency is the US dollar, which is important to avoid changing all the money we have when arriving in Ecuador.
Location of the Galapagos Islands
They are located in the Pacific Ocean to 960 kilometers of the coast of Ecuador, being the closest continental city Manta. The nearest island is Isla Del Coco (Costa Rica) 720 kilometers to the north and Isla de Pascua (Chile) 3,200 kilometers to the south. In fact, its official name is Galapagos Archipelago and belongs to the Republic of Ecuador.
Here are some of the must-see tourist attractions that can be explored on some of our catamaran trips on the Galapagos Islands. It is possible to book online and receive a discount if you buy in advance. Don´t miss the opportunity to visit one of the most beautiful places on the planet. If you are looking for cruise travel for families, couples or individual trips, GalapagosInformation.com is the best option.
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San Cristobal Island: Undoubtedly one of the most entertaining points of Galapagos, on whose coasts we can find some of the largest colonies of turtles of the archipelago. To the southeast of San Cristobal, is the Galapaguera of Cerro Colorado, a project of rescue resettlement of giant turtles that allows can be a few steps from these magnificent creatures during their first two years are cared in captivity. Moving to the northeast of this island, we find the Natural Galapaguera, place where you can see turtles in their own environment, on the beach where they nest or in the sand dunes where they spawn. An area of outstanding beauty is The Loberia, beach of coral sand where you can see many sea lions and marine iguanas, also birds like Canary Maria, and several species of finches surround the area. On its western coast is The Baquerizo Moreno port, the sector populated more important of San Cristobal and the second in the archipelago, where you can find a wide range of hotels and airport. His second attractive more visited is Gardner Bay, a beach recognized for its beauty, where lives a significant colony of sea lions sleeping peacefully in their arenas.
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Santiago Island: Oasis natural uninhabited by humans, characterized by its unique volcanic formations, beautiful beaches and diving sites where diving into a unique biodiversity.One of the major attractions is the Sullivan Bay, where there are amazing lava formations that have altered the surface with soft waves, a perfect place to see large colonies of marine iguanas and Red-legged crabs. Among its beaches attract attention such Espumilla Beach, which has a spectacular landscape of forests of lignum and sea turtles that come to spawn in its coasts; as Puerto Egas, a beautiful beach with black volcanic sand, where as in Sullivan Bay is easy to observe a significant number of sea iguanas. Cousin’s Rock ends to increase the attractive of the island Santiago, undoubtedly one of the most important places of diving in the world, is a triangular rock that is to ten meters above the water, and in whose waters is possible to dive between dark coral, endemic seahorses, sea lions, sharks tip white, hammerheads, eagle rays and stingrays.
Daphne Mayor: The Daphne Islands are two islands of volcanic origin in the Galapagos Islands. The largest has an area of 39 hectares. Daphne Mayor is located at the north of Santa Cruz. It is formed by a crater of tuff, has no trees and very little vegetation and the edge is 120 meters above sea level. There is a huge variety of birds that go to raise their chicks on the crater floor. Although easily accessible to tourists, the National Park Service maintains very restricted visits to this island and is mainly used for scientific research.
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Inspiration and relaxation
One aspect why these tours are well known is because they are a source of inspiration and creativity. Many artists, novelists and painters have been emphatic in saying that traveling the Galapagos Islands has brought them new ideas. For both professionals and amateurs, catamaran cruises are an excellent option for those looking to connect with their creative side.