Plan your vacation to Galapagos: requirements, tours and important data. Cruises to the Galapagos Islands for 10 people April 2018
Catamaran cruises on the Galapagos Islands. If you dream of an unforgettable day, embark on GalapagosInformation.com on one of the catamaran cruises that travel through the most important landmarks of this archipelago. The most quoted place of tourists in the world to know the most unique flora.
Undoubtedly one of the largest biodiversity refuges, the archipelago hide an exquisite variety of natural gems, unique shows among which are the spawning of sea turtles on the beaches, the blue-footed pelicans, the giant tortoise colonies of San Cristobal or the immaculate stages of the North Seymour Islet.
Where are the Galapagos Islands?
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They are located in the Pacific Ocean a thousand kilometers from the coast of Ecuador, being their closest continental 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 formal terms, its name is officially Galapagos Archipelago and its precise location is between 89 ° and 92 ° west longitude; and 1 ° 40 ‘north latitude and 1 ° 30’ south latitude.
Do not know what to do in the Galapagos Islands? No problem! Scheduling with GalapagosInformation.com a tour of the islands, you can spend several days knowing all the beauties that this magical place has to offer. All-inclusive packages can be ordered online up to 30 days before your arrival, with the online payment option.
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.
La Lobería on San Cristobal: One of the most visited places in the Galapagos is this beautiful beach of coral sand and crystalline waters, named after the large number of sea lions that can be seen every day, lying between the rocks or plunging into the sea. In addition to sea lions, turtles and sea iguanas are frequent on the beach, as well as several species of birds, such as the Maria canary, frigates and various kinds of finches. It is also possible to snorkel and if you have good fortune to swim with a sea lion.
North Seymour Island Trail: The small island of Seymour North is considered one of the most extraordinary places on the islands to see birds, housing the largest colony of royal frigates, as well as blue-footed boobies and bifurcated seagulls. The island maintains only a running trail, which, two kilometers in length allow us to appreciate its rocky landscapes, where there are only some shrubs and cactus, there are countless birds and iguanas.
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.
Paradise for lovers of healthy living
Few people can resist the opportunity to practice sports, like windsurfing or surface diving, enjoying this natural space and warm waters on beaches with turtles and sea lions.