Panoramas to visit and tour in the incredible Galapagos Islands Ecuador Tours Galápagos reviews 2017
Declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the group of islands is almost entirely a National Park, comprising 13 islands and more than one hundred islets. Tens of thousands of people travel every year to see a natural spectacle unparalleled all over the world, because a large number of species of flora and fauna of the Galapagos Islands are nowhere else, so it is imperative to travel to this place to see them. By the way, it is a shocking experience that many change their lives, discovering the real beauty of nature at its best.
Considered one of the largest biodiversity refuges, the archipelago hides a great variety of natural jewels, such as turtle spawning on the beaches, blue-footed pelicans on Espanola Island, giant tortoises of San Cristobal or the immaculate stages of the North Seymour Islet.
These are some of the must-see tourist attractions that can be visited in some of our cruises on the Galapagos Island. It is possible to book online and receive a discount if you buy in advance. Do not miss the opportunity to know one of the most beautiful places in the world. If you are looking for cruise travel for one or more people, this is the best option.
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
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 and Santiago Island.
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.
On catamarans there is the possibility of observing and walking through the habitat of animals that have evolved for centuries, with an unimaginable and, luckily, immaculate variety.