Find out about the best and most exclusive Cruises to the Galapagos Islands for Famous 2017, here you can find what is good to keep in mind before you travel.
In terms of climate in the Galapagos Islands there are two distinct seasons. The rainy season lasts from January to May, with temperatures ranging from 23 ° to 27 °, and a dry season from June to December, with a maximum of 19 °. The official currency of the place is the US dollar (USD), which is important to avoid changing all the money we have when arriving in Ecuador.
Location of the Galapagos Islands
The Galapagos Islands are in the Pacific Ocean a thousand kms from 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. Formally, its name is officially Galapagos Archipelago and belongs to the Republic of Ecuador.
Are you looking for panoramas in the Galapagos Islands? Do not worry! Booking with us a tour of the islands, you can spend up to two weeks touring all the beauties that this charming place of Ecuador has to offer. All inclusive trips can be booked online up to 30 days before your arrival, with the option of payment by card or transfer.
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Genovesa Island: Genovesa Island is also known as Tower Island and is considered by many of its visitors as the most impressive island of the Archipelago. Its name comes from the city of Genova where according to a few historians was the birthplace of Christopher Columbus. It is an ideal place for ornithologists because of the abundant number of birds in it, with a few such as bifurcated tail gulls and lava gulls, which are the only ones of their species that has nocturnal hunting habits. Genovesa is an extinct volcano, which has suffered many landslides caused by its antique activity. There are 2 places to visit that can be entered through a fissure that exists in the lower part of the volcano, making this hike an incredible adventure. The Island looks like a horseshoe. Millions of years ago it was an immense volcano whose southern wall collapsed, forming the Great Darwin Bay, where at present diverse species of birds make their nests.
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Santiago Island: Oasis natural uninhabited by humans, characterized by its unique volcanic formations, beautiful beaches and diving sites where diving into a unique biodiversity.One of the major attractions is the Sullivan Bay, where there are amazing lava formations that have altered the surface with soft waves, a perfect place to see large colonies of marine iguanas and Red-legged crabs. Among its beaches attract attention such Espumilla Beach, which has a spectacular landscape of forests of lignum and sea turtles that come to spawn in its coasts; as Puerto Egas, a beautiful beach with black volcanic sand, where as in Sullivan Bay is easy to observe a significant number of sea iguanas. Cousin’s Rock ends to increase the attractive of the island Santiago, undoubtedly one of the most important places of diving in the world, is a triangular rock that is to ten meters above the water, and in whose waters is possible to dive between dark coral, endemic seahorses, sea lions, sharks tip white, hammerheads, eagle rays and stingrays.
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Source of inspiration
One aspect for which these tours are well known is because they are a source of inspiration and creativity. Many artists, writers and painters have made it clear that traveling to the Galapagos Islands has brought to his mind new ideas and concepts. For professionals as art enthusiasts in general, catamaran cruises are an excellent opportunity for inspiration.