Organize everything related to your vacations to the Galapagos Islands: requirements, tours and useful information. Cruises to the Galapagos Islands for 6 people December 2017
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Usually we can talk about two great seasons. From the month of December to June it is known as the Warm Season. And the second climatic season that goes from June to November that is known as the Dry Season. The best time to take advantage of the Galapagos Islands is the transition months. It is important to say that every month of the year is valid to reach the islands, there is no month where the climate of Galapagos is unpleasant or you do not find wonderful flora and fauna during your visit. Having two distinct seasons, those that mark the beginning or end of reproduction for the vast majority of species, there are some months in which the two phases can be witnessed at the same time. There will be a change between the hot season and the dry season (April to June), and then a transition between the dry season and the hot season (November to January).
In what country are the Galapagos Islands?
The Galapagos Islands are in the Pacific Ocean to 960 km of the east coast of Ecuador, being the closest continental city 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. In formal terms, its official name Galapagos Archipelago and are part of the Republic of Ecuador.
If you need a summary of what you can find when traveling the beautiful Galapagos Islands on a catamaran cruise, we show below some of the tourist sectors that you can meet. In case of questions about the conditions of the trip and the days, please contact us.
Do not miss it! List of Islands in Galapagos
Espanola Island: With 300 million years corresponds to the oldest island famous for its number of birds, among which are the funny blue-footed boobies, birds known for their mating rituals, where the male exhibits his blue feet to the female. One of its most interesting sites is Punta Suarez, an area of abyss in where we can see species that not is presented in the rest of the archipelago, as marine iguanas turquoise with red, mockingbirds, lava lizards and colonies of up to 15.000 albatross
San Cristobal Island: Undoubtedly one of the most entertaining points of Galapagos, on whose coasts we can find some of the largest colonies of turtles of the archipelago. To the southeast of San Cristobal, is the Galapaguera of Cerro Colorado, a project of rescue resettlement of giant turtles that allows can be a few steps from these magnificent creatures during their first two years are cared in captivity. Moving to the northeast of this island, we find the Natural Galapaguera, place where you can see turtles in their own environment, on the beach where they nest or in the sand dunes where they spawn. An area of outstanding beauty is The Loberia, beach of coral sand where you can see many sea lions and marine iguanas, also birds like Canary Maria, and several species of finches surround the area. On its western coast is The Baquerizo Moreno port, the sector populated more important of San Cristobal and the second in the archipelago, where you can find a wide range of hotels and airport. His second attractive more visited is Gardner Bay, a beach recognized for its beauty, where lives a significant colony of sea lions sleeping peacefully in their arenas.
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.
The sportsmen’s paradise
Very few people can resist the temptation to engage in water sports such as windsurfing or snorkeling, enjoying this natural space and enjoying warm waters on unique beaches in the world.