Climate and vegetation of the Galapagos: beauty and landscapes mixed in a unique blend in the world. Catamarans to the Galapagos Islands March 2018.
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Unparalleled landscapes, a diversity never ceases to amaze and geological remains that witness a history of five million years, are characteristics that captivate those who travel to the Galapagos Islands, a place A virgin where there are almost 2,000 endemic species, including the famous giant land turtles and the Galápagos fur seal.
Where are the Galapagos Islands?
They are located in the Pacific Ocean to 960 km of the coast of Ecuador, being the closest continental city Manta. The nearest island is Isla Del Coco (Costa Rica) 720 kilometers to the north and Isla de Pascua (Chile) 3,200 kilometers to the south. In fact, its name is officially archipelago of Columbus and its location is between 89 ° and 92 ° east longitude; and 1 ° 40 ‘north latitude and 1 ° 30’ south latitude.
Below we present some of the wonderful tourist attractions that can be known in some of our trips by cruise on the Galapagos Island. You can make your reservation online and receive a discount if you buy in advance. Do not miss the opportunity to know one of the most beautiful places in the world. If you are looking for cruise travel for one or more people, GalapagosInformation.com is the best choice.
Santa Cruz Island: Thanks to its location in the center and its proximity to the Baltra airport, is one of best known Galapagos tourist places, housing the city with the largest population of all, from where they leave the most of the boats visiting other islands and islets. One of its biggest tourist attractions is The Station Scientific Darwin, a center of scientific research open to the visitors, where is possible observe terrestrial lizards and turtles of big magnitude. Another site that highlights in Santa Cruz Island corresponds to Turtle Bay, paradise white sands beach and crystal clear waters, to the coasts arrived hundreds of turtles to lay their eggs.
Sullivan Bay on Santiago Island: Sullivan Bay, site of one of the most beautiful habitats of the archipelago, with impressive lava spaces solidified in waves, like a landscape of mars. A journey of about a mile and a half, allows tourists to know the most relevant areas of interest of the Bay, appreciating interesting mineral samples, among which there are figures of trees, before being calcined by the eruptions of the island .
Santa Fe Island: Uninhabited island by the man, known for beaches of calm waters in the Barrington Bay, where you can walk in both arenas where sea lions abound like diving snorkeling surface. If you like animals, you can see giant land iguanas, unique animals of this island, which reach up to a meter in length.
Chinese Hat: Chinese Hat is a small island close to the southeast of the Santiago Island and whose extension is less than a 0.25 km2. It’s a recent volcanic cone. The traditional form of the Chinese hat can be seen clearly from the north side. In front of Chinese hat, on the rocky edge near to Santiago, you can see easily the galapagos penguins. A short 400m long trail passes through the cove, and steps from a colony of sea lions and iguanas that covering the horizon. The volcanic scenery is very interesting, and it is possible to practice snorkel.
The definitive learning
Passengers on our All Inclusive cruise trips, particularly minors, have the opportunity to take part in classes and meetings with the trusteeship of a true expert. This person is able to let us know many of the data related to geology and history of the islands.