The Galapagos Islands, known worldwide, are the result of successive volcanic eruptions. Due to particular location they have allowed the evolution of animal and vegetal species unique in the world, of a beauty and variety impossible to describe. For this reason they are one of the most sought-after destinations of all travelers who love nature and wild species.
Considered one of the last biodiversity refuges, the islands hide an exquisite variety of natural treasures, shows among which the sea turtle spawning on the white-sand beaches of Tortuga Bay, blue-footed birds, giant tortoises of San Cristobal or the virgin scenes of the North Seymour Islet.
How to travel to the Galapagos Islands?
Seymour Airport is the one that receives most of the flights, due to its position more in the middle of the islands in relation to the other airport. From this point, you can access to free transports that move the travelers to the pier, from where there is the possibility to embark to Puerto Ayora, since in this place they are the majority of the hotel offer. On the other hand, from San Cristobal Airport, you can take taxis (the distance is short) to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, where almost all accommodation is concentrated.
Here are some of the must-see tourist attractions you can visit on some of our Galapagos Island trips. It is possible to book online and get a discount if you buy in advance. Do not miss the opportunity to visit one of the most beautiful places on the planet. If you are looking for group cruises or single travelers, GalapagosInformation.com is the best choice.
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Floreana Island: It is located 60 kms to the east of the Espanola Island. Floreana is well known for its attractive history of pirates, whalers, and settlers. Here you can observe between December and May pink flamingos and nesting sea turtles. Also you can find a small population of galapagos penguins. Floreana also known as Santa Maria Island has approximately 150 habitants and is one of the four islands populated in Galapagos. His access port is Prieta Beach. In the inside of the island at the top, you can visit the Chakras of Ritter and, to the South, the Haven of Peace.
Fernandina Island: The Island most recent of the group of islands, where is one of the largest active volcanoes in the world, from various types of lava that can be seen. His only place to visit constitutes Punta Espinoza, a strip of lava and sand that extends from the volcano itself to the sea, on whose coasts are the largest groups of marine iguanas of the archipelago, along with birds, penguins and sea lions.
Sullivan Bay: Is located to the southeast of the Santiago Island. Here you can see interesting lava formations, which called the attention of scholars and scientists around the world. Sullivan Bay enjoys a height of 114 meters above sea level, where you can observe marine and terrestrial birds, a colony of sea lions and iguanas. Several plants stand out of the rocks. At Sullivan Bay there is a road of a kilometer and a half long. In this peculiar island you can enjoy swimming and make snorkeling from the edge of the beach.
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When booking one of our trips in the Galapagos Islands, tourists can participate in a series of experiences and meetings with an expert. This person is trained to relate all the details related to geology and history about the islands, and tell them part of the million-year history of this incredible place.