Enjoy the Galapagos Islands on a five star cruise. Cruises to the Galapagos Islands for 5 people October 2017
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In the Galapagos Islands two stations are presented. The rainy season is from January to May, with temperatures between 23 ° and 27 °, and a rainy season from June to December, averaging 19 °. The official currency of the place is the US dollar (USD), which is important to know not to change all the money in Ecuador.
How to get to the Galapagos Islands
Galapagos has 2 airports. If you decide to visit San Cristobal, there is the possibility of snorkeling and diving of low depth. In addition to this you can tour corners such as Tongo Reef, El Cañón, La Lobería, Punta Carola and Punta Pitt, Roca del Este, Roca Ballena, among others. If your destination is Baltra you will be near the Island of Santa Cruz and you will be able to tour the mating centers of the giant tortoises, the Galapagos National Park and the well-known station Charles Darwin. In addition you will arrive at Tortuga Bay which is the well-known white sand beach of coral in all the islands.
If you are looking for a summary of what you can find when visiting the beautiful Galapagos Islands on a cruise for a week, we point out some of the sights that may be known. If you have any questions about the terms of payment and the days, please contact us.
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.
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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 .
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.
Dragon Hill: It has its name because to for a long time, was one of the few places in the Santa Cruz Island where were land iguanas in healthy state. This place was part of varied efforts to maintain the colonies of iguanas, in order to ensure their reproduction. At present there are no dogs in Dragon Hill, although the Galapagos National Park carries out a lot of controls of other animals that can be dangerous. In the beautiful lagoons present in this site, there is shrimp (Artemia salina), the same as the food of the flamingos. At certain times of the year there is more abundance and therefore the quantity of these birds is larger. In times with many precipitations the water becomes too sweet and therefore the population of crustaceans is smaller, which has consequences on the amount of flamingos. Dragon Hill has been open to the general public since 1993. The beach has rocky formations. At high tide it is an excellent sector to do surface diving.
The definitive learning
The passengers of our luxury catamaran trips, in particular the children, have the possibility to be part of experiences and meetings with the company of a real specialist. This person is trained to tell many of the details that have to do with the geology of the islands.