The best places to see and meet in the beautiful Galapagos Islands in Ecuador. Cruises to the Galapagos Islands for 7 people January 2018
Holidays in the Galapagos Islands. If you dream is to living an unforgettable experience, travel with GalapagosInformation.com on one of our cruises that cover the most important landmarks of this magical place. The most quoted place of tourists of all the countries to know the most unique flora.
In terms of climate in the Galapagos Islands there are two clearly differentiated seasons. The rainy season is from January to May, with temperatures ranging from 23 ° to 27 °, and a rainy season from June to December, with a maximum of 19 °. The official currency is the US dollar, which is useful not to change all the money we have when arriving in the country.
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The term “catamaran” means two joined logs and is currently used to refer to a wide variety of vessels. In the Galapagos Islands, catamaran cruises are very popular due to their stability, speed and size for several people. Having the privilege of touring the Galapagos Islands by catamaran is one that you cannot miss. Galapagos catamaran cruises offer you multi-day tours where you can enjoy a peaceful and relaxed trip. All of our catamaran cruises in Galapagos have comfortable bunk beds, restaurants serving exquisite national and international dishes, swimming pools, viewpoints and everything that is needed to make your stay wonderful.
If you need a short summary of what you may be surprised to visit the famous Galapagos Islands on a cruise for a week, we present some of the sectors of interest that may be known. In case of doubts about the itinerary and the days of duration, do not hesitate to 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.
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.
Bartolome Island: One of the places of Galapagos that receives greater fascination thanks to its volcanic landscapes, rock formations that have tones red, orange, green and black. His two visitable sites correspond to “La Playa” and the “Escalera”, the first located between abysmal cliffs, allows you to immerse in the world below the shallow, making diving among penguins, turtles and others unique fishes in the world. The Escalera on the other hand, is the viewpoint of most amazing natural origin of the archipelago, on the top of an extinct crater, being possible to see an overview of the same island with his lava cones.
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.
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