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Do you want to have the best vacations of your life in an incredible trip to the Galapagos Islands? Travel in a luxury catamaran to visit this incredible place, with unique landscapes and lots of corners to visit. It will be a magical life experience you will never forget.
In terms of climate in the Galapagos Islands there are two seasons. The rainy season runs from January to May, with average temperatures between 23 ° and 27 °, and a rainless season from June to December, averaging 19 °. The official currency of the place is the US dollar, which is useful not to change all the money we have in Ecuador.
Where are the Galapagos Islands?
The Galapagos Islands are in the Pacific Ocean to 960 km of the coast of Ecuador, being the 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. Formally, its name is officially Galapagos Archipelago and its location is between 89 ° and 92 ° east longitude; and 1 ° 40 ‘north latitude and 1 ° 30’ south latitude.
If you need a brief summary of what you can find when traveling to the Galapagos Islands on an all-inclusive cruise, here are some of the tourist attractions that can be visited. If you have any questions about the terms of payment and the days, please contact us.
Gardner Bay in Espanola Island: Gardner Bay is another of the incredible beaches that hide the archipelago, with little more than a kilometer of white sands and turquoise water, very famous for the colonies of sea lions that are usually resting very close to the ocean. Like all places on the islands, it is possible to enjoy with the abundance of birds that surround the area, being here three species of endemic Darwin´s birds.
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.
Rabida Island: Island very famous for its beaches of reddish tones, where you can snorkel between sea lions, stingrays and dolphins. Although the colors of the sand is attractive more important, you can also visit the interior of the island, reaching the volcanic peak, spectacular viewpoint of natural origin that allows views of the peaks of other volcanoes.
Dragon Hill: It has its name because to for a long time, was one of the few places in the Santa Cruz Island where were land iguanas in healthy state. This place was part of varied efforts to maintain the colonies of iguanas, in order to ensure their reproduction. At present there are no dogs in Dragon Hill, although the Galapagos National Park carries out a lot of controls of other animals that can be dangerous. In the beautiful lagoons present in this site, there is shrimp (Artemia salina), the same as the food of the flamingos. At certain times of the year there is more abundance and therefore the quantity of these birds is larger. In times with many precipitations the water becomes too sweet and therefore the population of crustaceans is smaller, which has consequences on the amount of flamingos. Dragon Hill has been open to the general public since 1993. The beach has rocky formations. At high tide it is an excellent sector to do surface diving.
The most incredible Nature
In catamarans there is the possibility of seeing and approaching to the habitat of animals that have evolved for centuries, with a splendorous diversity and practically still immaculate.