Are you looking for a catamaran cruise to the Galapagos Islands on offer? In our website is available all the information you need to book your cruise to the beautiful Galapagos Islands, an intact sanctuary where wildlife is simply amazing.
In terms of climate in the Galapagos Islands there are two distinct seasons. The rainy season is from January to May, with temperatures between 23 ° and 27 °, and a dry season from June to December, with a maximum of 19 °. The official currency of the place is the US dollar, which is useful to remember not to change all the money when arriving in Ecuador.
Location of the Galapagos Islands
The Galapagos Islands are in the Pacific Ocean to 960 kilometers of the western coasts of Ecuador, being its closest continental city Manta. The nearest island lands correspond to Coco Island (Costa Rica) 720 kilometers to the north and Pascua Island (Chile) 3,200 kilometers to the south. Formally, its official name archipelago of Columbus and its precise location is between 89 ° and 92 ° of western length; And 1 ° 40 ‘north latitude and 1 ° 30’ south latitude.
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If you want a brief summary of what you can find when traveling to the Galapagos Islands on a cruise, below we point out a series of sectors of tourist interest that can be touring. If you have doubts about the itinerary and the days of duration, please contact us.
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 gannets.
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We have the main routes
We offer two options to spend 7 nights / 8 days walking in the beautiful places of the archipelago. Both options allow to enjoy the privileged views of the sea and the flora and fauna. The activities are established by the Galapagos National Park, and are not subject to modifications.