Find here everything you should take into account to plan the most incredible journey of your life: Galapagos Islands All Inclusive. Honeymoon to the Galapagos Islands November 2017.
The Galapagos Islands, known throughout the world, are the result of continuous eruptions of submarine volcanoes. Because of their unique location, they have developed unique flora and fauna in the world, of a wealth difficult to believe. For this reason they are one of the favorite destinations of all lovers’ tourists of wild species.
Although the islands are located on the equator, the temperature of the ocean surface is not constant, between 7 and 28 degrees Celsius according to the time of year. The time is determined by the temperature of the marine currents, which generates microclimates that vary the particular habitats of each island. The islands in the same way have climatic changes and each season maintains certain peculiarities. The period of time that goes from January to March are the rainy months, being March the warmest month of all. At this time plants abound, and the water temperature is perfect for snorkeling. In the July-September season there are lower rainfall and islands are less humid, but cooler, the temperature of the ocean is quite low, but it is the perfect season to see more oceanic life, since the animals have a preference for cold currents.
Location of the Galapagos Islands
The Galapagos Islands are located in the Pacific Ocean to thousand kms of the coast of Ecuador, being its closest town Manta. The nearest island lands correspond to Isla Del Coco (Costa Rica) 720 kilometers to the north and Isla de Pascua (Chile) 3,200 kilometers to the south. In fact, its official name Galapagos Archipelago and are part of the Republic of Ecuador.
If you want a short summary of what you can find when traveling to the famous Galapagos Islands on a cruise for a week, we show a series of points of interest that can be visited. If you have doubts about the itinerary and the days, do not hesitate to contact us.
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.
Natural Lookout “La Escalera” in Bartolome Island: A natural spectacle located at the top of a hill, at more than 100 meters of altitude, from where are one of the most popular postcards of the islands, composed by a narrow strip of sand separates by the ocean into two bays, with the coast of neighboring Santiago Island as background and a stone strut at one of its ends. After enjoying the views, it is possible to go down to the beautiful beaches, where it is possible to do surface diving and snorkeling. The two most important species of Bartolome are the sea turtles, which choose this place to spawn and the Galapagos penguins.
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.
A master class of Biology
Tourists, particularly children, have the possibility to participate in classes and meetings with the guidance of a specialist guide. This person is trained to let us know absolutely all the data that have to do with the geology and history of the islands