Is it worth knowing the Galapagos Islands? Know the detail of the tourist packages that are in the market. Cruises to the Galapagos Islands for 12 people October 2017
Do you want to have the most incredible vacations of your life in an unforgettable trip to the Galapagos Islands? Travel on a perfect cruise to know this incredible place, with beautiful landscapes and lots of places to explore. It will certainly be an indescribable experience of life that you will not regret.
Awesome landscapes, a variety of amazing species and volcanic rocks that tell a million-year history are three unique characteristics that fascinate travelers to the Galapagos Islands, an untamed area where there are almost two thousand endemic species, including the famous marine iguanas and the Galapagos sea lions.
Where are the Galapagos Islands?
The Galapagos Islands are located in the Pacific Ocean to almost thousand kms of the east coast of Ecuador, being the closest town 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. Formally, its name is officially archipelago of Columbus and its location is between 89 ° and 92 ° of western length; and 1 ° 40 ‘north latitude and 1 ° 30’ south latitude.
Here are some of the magical places you can see on some of our catamaran trips on the Galapagos Islands. You can book online and receive a discount if you pay in advance. Do not miss the opportunity to know one of the most beautiful places on the planet. If you are looking for catamaran cruises for one or more people, this is the best of all alternatives.
Floreana Island: It is located 60 kms to the east of the Espanola Island. Floreana is well known for its attractive history of pirates, whalers, and settlers. Here you can observe between December and May pink flamingos and nesting sea turtles. Also you can find a small population of galapagos penguins. Floreana also known as Santa Maria Island has approximately 150 habitants and is one of the four islands populated in Galapagos. His access port is Prieta Beach. In the inside of the island at the top, you can visit the Chakras of Ritter and, to the South, the Haven of Peace.
Leon Dormido on San Cristobal Island: A place also called Kicker Rock; correspond to two huge rock formations of lava, which rise for more than 100 meters over the ocean, which can be from the ocean from Puerto Baquerizo. Its curious name comes from similarity to a sleeping sea lion, to see them from a distance. This place is one of the most famous tourist areas of Galapagos for snorkeling and diving, being possible to swim with stingrays, sharks, sea lions and fishes. Its sharp rocks also make of the habitat of enormous colonies of birds, coexisting varieties like blue-footed boobies, frigate birds and pelicans.
North Seymour Island Trail: The small island of Seymour North is considered one of the most extraordinary places on the islands to see birds, housing the largest colony of royal frigates, as well as blue-footed boobies and bifurcated seagulls. The island maintains only a running trail, which, two kilometers in length allow us to appreciate its rocky landscapes, where there are only some shrubs and cactus, there are countless birds and iguanas.
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Black Turtle Cove: The Black Turtle Cove is a mangrove estuary on the north coast of Santa Cruz Island. It maintains very strict regulations to protect its flora and fauna. The tourists are allowed to reach to the cave aboard of small boats, but without starting the engine. Many rays, turtles, penguins, and other wild animals live in this area, so that not a few groups of academics transiting the area, either to analyze the formations of volcanic origin, as the important existing fauna.
On catamarans there is the possibility of observing and approaching to the habitat of animals that have been developing for hundreds of years, with diversity unimaginable and totally still intact.