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The Galapagos Islands, known worldwide, are the result of constant volcanic eruptions that continue to happen even today. Due to particular location they have allowed the appearance of a unique animal and vegetal species in the world, of a richness and variety very difficult to describe. For this reason they are one of the favorite destinations for travelers who love nature and wild species.
Considered as one of the largest biodiversity refuges, the set of islands is home to countless natural treasures, unique shows among which are sea turtle spawning on the white-sand beaches of Tortuga Bay, the blue-footed boobies of Espanola Island, the giant tortoises of San Cristobal or the landscapes of North Seymour.
Where are the Galapagos Islands?
The Galapagos Islands are located in the Pacific Ocean to thousand kms of the east coast of Ecuador, being its closest continental city Manta. The nearest island lands correspond to Isla Del Coco (Costa Rica) 720 kilometers to the north and Isla de Pascua (Chile) 3,200 kilometers to the south. In formal terms, its official name archipelago of Columbus and its location is between 89 ° and 92 ° of western length; and 1 ° 40 ‘north latitude and 1 ° 30’ south latitude.
Are you looking for panoramas in the Galapagos Islands? No problem! Booking with GalapagosInformation.com a tour through the islands, you can spend between five and fourteen days touring all the beauties that this magical place has to offer. All-inclusive packages can be booked online up to 30 days before your arrival, with the possibility of payment by card or transfer.
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.
Rabida Island: Island very famous for its beaches of reddish tones, where you can snorkel between sea lions, stingrays and dolphins. Although the colors of the sand is attractive more important, you can also visit the interior of the island, reaching the volcanic peak, spectacular viewpoint of natural origin that allows views of the peaks of other volcanoes.
Sullivan Bay: Is located to the southeast of the Santiago Island. Here you can see interesting lava formations, which called the attention of scholars and scientists around the world. Sullivan Bay enjoys a height of 114 meters above sea level, where you can observe marine and terrestrial birds, a colony of sea lions and iguanas. Several plants stand out of the rocks. At Sullivan Bay there is a road of a kilometer and a half long. In this peculiar island you can enjoy swimming and make snorkeling from the edge of the beach.
Do you want to know more about the Galapagos Islands? What better way than traveling to this beautiful place for your future vacations? A cruise on the Galapagos Islands truly is a unique and unforgettable experience.
In our cruises it is possible to observe and approach to the homes of animals that have evolved for thousands of centuries, with an incredible wealth and completely immaculate.