Tour the Galapagos Islands on a five star boat. Cruises to the Galapagos Islands for 14 people November 2017
The Galapagos Islands, known worldwide, are the result of countless eruptions of submarine volcanoes that continue to happen even in the present. Due to unique location have allowed the emergence of flora and unique faunas in the world, a wealth impossible to believe. For this reason they are one of the most sought destinations for wildlife lovers.
In the Galapagos Islands there are two seasons. The rainy season lasts from January to May, with average temperatures between 23 ° and 27 °, and a dry season from June to December, averaging 19 °. The official currency is the US dollar (USD), which is useful to avoid changing all the money at the airport.
How can I get to the Galapagos Islands?
Seymour Airport is the one that receives most of the flights, having a position more in the middle of the archipelago compared to the other airport. From that point, you can take free transportation that takes people to the small port, where there is the possibility of embarking to Puerto Ayora, where most of the hotels are located. On the other hand, from San Cristobal Airport, which is located on the island of the same name, you can take taxis (the distance is short) to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, where most of the hotel supply is concentrated.
These are several of the wonderful tourist attractions that you can know in some of our catamaran trips on the Galapagos Islands. It is possible to book online and receive a discount if you buy in advance. Do not miss the opportunity to know one of the most beautiful places in the world. If you are looking for cruises for one or more people, this is the best choice.
Ranchos of Santa Cruz: Although it is known that in several islands of Galapagos you can see breeding sectors of giant tortoises, there is no more advisable alternative, than to appreciate them in freedom, something that puts at our disposal ranchos and haciendas in the high zones of the island of Santa Cruz. Some of these places are El Chato, Manzanillo and Primicias, with paths that respect the environment, where you can easily see these exotic animals in their natural environment. It is important to emphasize that, during the period from June to August; turtles tend to move to the lowland of the island to nest, diminishing the possibility of observing them.
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Isabella Island: Even though is the largest island of all, it has a unique town corresponding to Villamil Port, a beautiful village in which there are numerous accommodations and whose atmosphere is notable for being rather more quiet than Ayora Port. Inside its main attractions stand out Punta Moreno, where live flamingos and many other types of birds, from where you have a beautiful view of Sierra Black, Blue Hill and the top of Fernandina Island. To discover other kinds of wildlife is a good idea to move to Urbina Bay, where there are iguanas, sea lions, cormorants, penguins and blue-footed boobies.
Natural Lookout “La Escalera” in Bartolome Island: A natural spectacle located at the top of a hill, at more than 100 meters of altitude, from where are one of the most popular postcards of the islands, composed by a narrow strip of sand separates by the ocean into two bays, with the coast of neighboring Santiago Island as background and a stone strut at one of its ends. After enjoying the views, it is possible to go down to the beautiful beaches, where it is possible to do surface diving and snorkeling. The two most important species of Bartolome are the sea turtles, which choose this place to spawn and the Galapagos penguins.
Daphne Mayor: The Daphne Islands (Daphne Major and Minor) are two small islands of volcanic origin in the Galapagos Islands archipelago. The largest has an area of 0.39 km². Daphne Mayor is located at the north of Santa Cruz. It is formed by a crater of lava, has no trees and very little vegetation and the edge is 120 meters above sea level. There are many breeding birds that go to raise their chicks in the environment near to the crater. Although easily accessible to visitors, the Park Service does not allow many visits to this island and are mostly dedicated to scientific research.
These cruise trips are well known for being a source of inspiration, concentration and creative power. A large number of playwrights, artists and photographers have assured that traveling to the Galapagos Islands has brought them new ideas. For both professionals and enthusiasts, this is certainly an interesting opportunity for all those who need to receive the visit of the muses.