The best tips before take a Cruise to the Galapagos Islands from Sao Tome and Principe, here is all the information that is useful to know at the time of booking.
Known as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the group of islands and islets is almost entirely a National Park, totaling thirteen volcanic islands and more than a hundred islets. Tens of thousands of tourists come every season to see a natural spectacle without comparison, since many animal and plant species of the Galapagos Islands do not live anywhere else, so we must travel here to see them live. Undoubtedly, it is a unique experience that not only changes life, to see the real beauty of nature at its best.
In the Galapagos Islands there are two seasons. The rainy season runs from January to May, with average temperatures between 23 ° and 27 °, and a rainy season from June to December, with a maximum of 19 °. The official currency is the US dollar (USD), which is useful to remember not to change all the money we have in Ecuador.
Are you looking for panoramas in the Galapagos Islands? Here is the solution! Scheduling with GalapagosInformation.com a tour of the islands, you can spend up to two weeks visiting all the natural beauties that this incredible place of Ecuador has to offer. All-inclusive trips can be booked online up to a month in advance, with the option of payment by card or transfer.
Genovesa Island: Genovesa island is also known as the island Tower and is considered as the most striking island of the archipelago. Its name comes from the city of Genova in where according to few historians was the birthplace of Columbus. It is the ideal place for lovers of birds by the abundant presence of birds, highlighting some as seagulls of tail separated, which are the only gulls in the world who have nocturnal hunting habits. Genovesa Island is an extinct volcano, which has suffered several landslides due to its ancient activity. Have 2 areas to go to which is can access through a fissure that exists to the feet of the volcano… Makes thousands of years were a huge volcano, whose wall south is collapsed, forming the Great Bay of Darwin, place in where an abundant number of birds make their nests.
Bartolome Island: One of the places of Galapagos that receives greater fascination thanks to its volcanic landscapes, rock formations that have tones red, orange, green and black. His two visitable sites correspond to “La Playa” and the “Escalera”, the first located between abysmal cliffs, allows you to immerse in the world below the shallow, making diving among penguins, turtles and others unique fishes in the world. The Escalera on the other hand, is the viewpoint of most amazing natural origin of the archipelago, on the top of an extinct crater, being possible to see an overview of the same island with his lava cones.
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.
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A selection of the main routes
GalapagosInformation.com offers two options to enjoy for 8 days and 7 nights strolling in the attractive places of the Galapagos Islands. Both options allow you to enjoy views of the ocean and the rich flora and fauna of the Galapagos Islands. The activities are established by the Galapagos National Park, and are not subject to modifications.