Known as a World Heritage Site, the group of islands and islets is almost entirely a National Park, totaling thirteen islands and more than one hundred islets. Tens of thousands of people travel every year to see a natural beauty that has no equal in the world, because a large number of species of flora and fauna of the Galapagos Islands are not found anywhere else, so we must travel to this place to see them. This is a powerful experience that many change their lives, discovering the beauty of nature that has not been touched by man.
Undoubtedly one of the largest biodiversity refuges, the Galapagos Islands have a great variety of natural treasures, landscapes that include the turtle spawning on white sand beaches, blue footed boobies, giant turtles of San Cristobal or the immaculate stages of the North Seymour Islet.
If you are looking for a small overview of what you may be surprised to visit the famous Galapagos Islands on a cruise, we show you a series of sectors of tourist interest that you can meet. In case of questions about the itinerary and the days, do not hesitate to contact us.
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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.
Black Turtle Cove: The Black Turtle Cove is a mangrove estuary on the north coast of Santa Cruz Island. It maintains very strict regulations to protect its flora and fauna. The tourists are allowed to reach to the cave aboard of small boats, but without starting the engine. Many rays, turtles, penguins, and other wild animals live in this area, so that not a few groups of academics transiting the area, either to analyze the formations of volcanic origin, as the important existing biodiversity.
Do you want to learn more about the Galapagos Islands? What better way to travel to this beautiful place on your next vacation? A cruise on the Galapagos Islands can be an incredible and magical adventure.
Source of inspiration
One aspect for which these tours are well known is for being a source of inspiration, concentration and creativity. Hundreds of artists, writers and photographers have been emphatic in saying that traveling to the Galapagos Islands has helped them to be more creative. Both professionals and amateurs, cruises are a tremendous possibility for those who need to connect with their creative side.