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Known as World Heritage by UNESCO, the archipelago is almost completely a National Park, totaling a set of 13 islands and more than a hundred islets. Thousands of travelers visit every year to observe an incomparable natural beauty all over the world, since a large number of animal and plant species from the Galapagos Islands do not live anywhere else, so it is necessary to travel here to see them live. This is a shocking experience that not only changes your life, discovering the real beauty of nature at its best.
In terms of climate in the Galapagos Islands two distinct seasons are presented. The rainy season runs from January to May, with average temperatures between 23 ° and 27 °, and a rainless season from June to December, averaging 19 °. The official currency of the place is the US dollar, which is useful to know not to change all the money that we have available when arriving in Ecuador.
Location of the Galapagos Islands
The Galapagos Islands are located in the Pacific Ocean to 960 kilometers of the western coasts of Ecuador, being its closest town Manta. The nearest island is Coco´s Island (Costa Rica) 720 kilometers to the north and Pascua´s Island (Chile) 3,200 kilometers to the south. In fact, its official name Galapagos Archipelago and are part of the Republic of Ecuador.
Here are some of the magical tourist attractions you can explore on some of our catamaran trips around the Galapagos Island. You can make your reservation online and receive a discount if you pay in advance. Do not miss the opportunity to know one of the most beautiful places in the world. If you are looking for cruises for one or more people, GalapagosInformation.com is the best option.
Genovesa Island: Genovesa island is also known as the island Tower and is considered as the most striking island of the archipelago. Its name comes from the city of Genova (Italy) in where it´s said that was the birthplace of Columbus. It is the ideal location for the ornithologists by the abundant presence of birds, highlighting some as seagulls of tail separated or lava seagulls, which are the only gulls in the world who have nocturnal hunting habits. Genovesa Island is an extinct volcano, which has suffered several landslides due to its ancient activity. We can find two areas of visit which is can access through a fissure that exists to the feet of the volcano doing this walk an unparalleled adventure. The island has shaped of horseshoe. Millions of years ago were a huge volcano whose southern wall collapsed, forming the Great Darwin Bay, where currently some birds have their nests. In the center of the Genovesa Island is the Arcturus Lake, of salt water, where resides the marine iguana smaller of the archipelago. In the same way, it is possible to see marine iguanas, fur seals and a huge forest of Palo Santo. At Darwin Bay, It is possible to dive along the inner to the outer wall. Another possibility is from the outer side of the volcano through the channel in the boiler. Genovesa is home of a great number of oceanic birds, both for breeding and nesting, including large frigates, blue-footed boobies, seagulls of frac, tropical birds, finches of Darwin and petrels.
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.
Daphne Mayor: The Daphne Islands are two islands of volcanic origin in the Galapagos Islands. The largest has an area of 39 hectares. Daphne Mayor is located at the north of Santa Cruz. It is formed by a crater of tuff, has no trees and very little vegetation and the edge is 120 meters above sea level. There is a huge variety of birds that go to raise their chicks on the crater floor. Although easily accessible to tourists, the National Park Service maintains very restricted visits to this island and is mainly used for scientific research.
Do you want to know more about the Galapagos Islands? What better way than traveling to this heavenly place for your future vacations? A catamaran cruise on the Galapagos Islands is a magical and unforgettable experience.
We have the most important routes
GalapagosInformation.com offers two routes to travel 7 nights / 8 days knowing the attractive places of the archipelago. Both options allow enjoying privileged views of the sea and the rich flora and fauna of the Galapagos Islands. The activities carried out are strictly established by the Galapagos National Park, and are not subject to modifications.