If you want to find one of the best discount catamarans to the Galapagos Islands January 2017, on this page you will find all the information that is advisable to keep in mind when booking your tickets.
Landscapes of great beauty, a diversity of species never ceases to amaze and volcanic rocks that witness a historical account of almost five million years, are characteristics that captivate those who travel to the Galapagos Islands, a territory still untamed where there are two thousand unique species, among them the famous marine iguanas and the Galápagos penguin.
Where are the Galapagos Islands?
The Galapagos Islands are located in the Pacific Ocean to 960 km of the coast of Ecuador, being its closest continental city Manta. The nearest island is Coco Island (Costa Rica) 720 kilometers to the north and Pascua Island (Chile) 3,200 kilometers to the south. In formal terms, its name is officially archipelago of Columbus and its location is between 89 ° and 92 ° east longitude; And 1 ° 40 ‘north latitude and 1 ° 30’ south latitude.
If you are looking for a brief summary of what you can find when you travel the paradisiacal Galapagos Islands on a luxury cruise, we show you some of the tourist places that you can visit. If you have questions about the itinerary and the days of duration, do not hesitate to contact us.
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Espanola Island: With 300 million years corresponds to the oldest island famous for its number of birds, among which are the funny blue-footed boobies, birds known for their mating rituals, where the male exhibits his blue feet to the female. One of its most interesting sites is Punta Suarez, an area of abyss in where we can see species that not is presented in the rest of the archipelago, as marine iguanas turquoise with red, mockingbirds, lava lizards and colonies of up to 15.000 albatross
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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.
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When booking one of our trips in the Galapagos Islands, tourists have the possibility to participate in a series of experiences and meetings with the guardianship of an expert. This person is trained to explain all the interesting data related to the geology and history of the islands, and tell them the history of this magical site.