Climate and vegetation of the Galapagos Islands: beauty and nature mixed in a unique blend all over the world. Cruises to the Galapagos Islands for 2 people September 2017
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Although the islands are located in Ecuador, the temperature of the ocean is constant, between 6 and 27 degrees Celsius depending on the season. Its time is influenced by surface temperature and sea currents, which creates microclimates that influence the particular habitats of each island. The islands also undergo drastic temperature changes and almost every season has its characteristics. The time spans from January to March are the months with the highest temperature and humidity, March being the warmest month of all. In the wet season there are lots of plants, and the pleasant sea temperature is perfect for marine sports. From July to September, there is less rain sand the islands are drier, but cooler, the sea temperature drops a lot, making it the ideal season to observe more sea life, since the animals have a preference for cold water.
How can I travel to the Galapagos Islands?
Seymour Airport is the one that receives the majority of the flights, due to its position more in the middle of the islands in comparison to the other airport. From that point, it is possible to access groups without cost that move travelers to the pier, where it is feasible to leave for Puerto Ayora, where most of the accommodations are located. On the other hand, from San Cristobal Airport, you can take taxis or walk (the distance is not too much) to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, where the vast majority of hotels are concentrated.
Do not know what to do in the Galapagos Islands? Here is the solution! Hiring a trip around the islands, you can spend several days knowing all the beauties that this magical place has to offer. All inclusive packages can be booked online up to a month in advance, with the possibility of payment by card or transfer.
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Santa Cruz Island: Thanks to its location in the center and its proximity to the Baltra airport, is one of best known Galapagos tourist places, housing the city with the largest population of all, from where they leave the most of the boats visiting other islands and islets. One of its biggest tourist attractions is The Station Scientific Darwin, a center of scientific research open to the visitors, where is possible observe terrestrial lizards and turtles of big magnitude. Another site that highlights in Santa Cruz Island corresponds to Turtle Bay, paradise white sands beach and crystal clear waters, to the coasts arrived hundreds of turtles to lay their eggs.
Sullivan Bay on Santiago Island: Sullivan Bay, site of one of the most beautiful habitats of the archipelago, with impressive lava spaces solidified in waves, like a landscape of mars. A journey of about a mile and a half, allows tourists to know the most relevant areas of interest of the Bay, appreciating interesting mineral samples, among which there are figures of trees, before being calcined by the eruptions of the island .
Santa Fe Island: Uninhabited island by the man, known for beaches of calm waters in the Barrington Bay, where you can walk in both arenas where sea lions abound like diving snorkeling surface. If you like animals, you can see giant land iguanas, unique animals of this island, which reach up to a meter in length.
The definitive learning
Passengers, particularly children, have the opportunity to take part in classes and approaches with the guidance of an expert guide. This person is fully qualified to inform us of all the data related to volcanic formation and history of the islands.