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Landscapes of great beauty, diversity never ceases to amaze and volcanic rocks that tell a story of almost five million years, are three unique characteristics that captivate those who travel to the Galapagos Islands, a still untamed place where they coexist almost two thousand unique species, among them the famous marine iguanas and the Galapagos dwarf heron.
Location of the Galapagos Islands
The Galapagos Islands are in the Pacific Ocean to 960 km of the western coasts of Ecuador, being the closest continental city Manta. The nearest island is Isla del Coco (Costa Rica) 720 kilometers to the north and Isla de Pascua (Chile) 3,200 kilometers to the south. Formally, its official name is Galapagos Archipelago and belongs to the Republic of Ecuador.
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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.
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.
Mosquera Islet: The Mosquera Islet, also known as Mosquera Island that is located between the Seymour and Baltra islands. Its relief is smooth, has several white sand beaches, where you can do many sports. Has a long maximum of 620 meters per 130 meters of width, and area of 0.46 km2. Physically is a rock reef product of a survey. This small island has one of the largest colonies of sea lions. In the same way is possible to see several species of birds from the coast. From its coast they have been reported occasionally Orcas (Orcinus orca) attacking sea lions. You can get to the Mosquera Islet Mosquera through a beach landing. This can be difficult with low tie or when there are strong waves what usually pass between the months of December and March.
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A selection of the best itineraries
We offer two options to enjoy for 8 days and 7 nights touring to the beautiful spots of the Galapagos Islands. Both itineraries allow tourists enjoy the views of the ocean and the rich flora and fauna. The activities that can be done are delimited by the Galapagos National Park, and it is not possible to make modifications.