The Galapagos Islands, known throughout the world, are the result of constant eruptions of submarine volcanoes that continue happen today. Because of their particular location they have developed unique animal and plant species in the world, of a richness and variety very difficult to describe. For this reason they are one of the favorite places for all wildlife lovers.
Undoubtedly one of the last refuges of biodiversity, the archipelago hide a great variety of natural treasures, landscapes among which are turtle spawning in the beaches of white sands of Tortuga Bay, the blue-footed birds of the Espanola Island, the colonies of giant tortoises of San Cristobal or the immaculate stages of the North Seymour Islet.
If you want a summary of what you can surprise when traveling to the famous Galapagos Islands on a cruise for a week, we point out a series of tourist attractions that can be known. In case of questions about the conditions of the trip and the days of duration, please contact us.
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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, among we found the well-known Solitary George, last turtle of the species Geochelone Abingdoni, who died in 2012. 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 gannets.
North Seymour Islet: With abundant low vegetation, it stands out for its state of almost immaculate nature, something that is uncommon in islands of greater size. The road is based on a 2 km long trail that runs from end to end, a road that practically crosses with frigates, land iguanas and sea lions.
If you want to visit all the beautiful places that the Galapagos Islands have to show, complete the contact form to make the reservation of your trip, it will surely change your life. You will not regret!.
Ideal for learning
When booking one of our trips in the Galapagos Islands, travelers have the option to participate in a series of experiences and meetings in the company of an expert guide. This person is able to make known all the interesting details that have to do with the geology and history of the islands, and tell them part of the history of millions of years of this magical place.