Enjoy a powerful experience touring the Galapagos Islands on the best luxury cruises. Study tour to the Galapagos Islands November 2017.
At GalapagosInformation you can find a great variety of trips to the Galapagos Islands, one of the most well-known sanctuaries in the world, and established as a World Heritage Site. You can buy your stay with us to enjoy a unique stay in our exclusive catamarans.
In general two seasons can be considered. The first station that goes from December to June is known as the Hot Season. And the second climatic season that goes from June to November is called Dry Season. The best time to visit Galapagos is the transition months. It is important to say that any month is good to visit the islands, there is no month in which the climate of Galapagos is bad or you do not encounter peculiar flora and fauna in your visit. Having two different seasons, which indicate the beginning or the end of mating for the vast majority of species, there are some months in which both phases can be witnessed at the same time. There will be a transition between the hot season and the dry season (April to June), and then another change between the dry season and the hot season (November to January).
Location of the Galapagos Islands
They are located in the Pacific Ocean to 960 kilometers of the coast of Ecuador, being the closest city 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 archipelago of Columbus and form part of the Republic of Ecuador.
Do not know what to do in the Galapagos Islands? Here is the solution! Scheduling with GalapagosInformation.com a tour of the islands, you can spend up to two weeks touring all the beauties that this magical place has to offer. All inclusive trips can be booked online with 30 days or more in advance, with the option of payment by card or transfer.
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 in where according to few historians was the birthplace of Columbus. It is the ideal place for lovers of birds by the abundant presence of birds, highlighting some as seagulls of tail separated, 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. Have 2 areas to go to which is can access through a fissure that exists to the feet of the volcano… Makes thousands of years were a huge volcano, whose wall south is collapsed, forming the Great Bay of Darwin, place in where an abundant number of birds make their nests.
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.
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.
Tourists on our catamaran trips, especially the smaller ones, have the opportunity to participate in classes and meetings with the company of an expert guide. This person is able to let us know absolutely all the details that have to do with the volcanic formation and history of the islands.