Give yourself the opportunity to have an unforgettable experience by visiting the Galapagos Islands in the best All Inclusive packages. Cruises to the Galapagos Islands for 11 people May 2018
At GalapagosInformation you can find a great variety of cruises to the Galapagos Islands, one of the most known sanctuaries of Nature around the world, and established as a World Heritage Site. You can book your stay with us to enjoy the best scenery on our catamarans.
In general we can recognize two great seasons. From December to June it is called Warm Season. And the second climatic season that goes from June to November called Dry Season. The best time to visit the Galapagos Islands are the months of transition. However any month is good to visit the islands, there is no longer a month in which the climate of the archipelago is unpleasant or you doing not encounter peculiar flora and fauna to know.
Keep reading: Wildlife of the Galapagos Islands
As there are two different climatic seasons, those that signal the beginning or the end of reproduction for the great majority of species, there are months in which the two phases can be evidenced at the same time. There is a transition between the hot season and the dry season), and then a transition between the dry season and the hot season (November to January).
Where are the Galapagos Islands?
The Galapagos Islands are in the Pacific Ocean to almost thousand kilometers 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 formal terms, its official name archipelago of Columbus and form part of Ecuador.
If you want a small summary of what you can find as you travel the paradisiacal Galapagos Islands on a catamaran cruise, we present some of the tourist sites that you can visit. In case of questions about the itinerary and the days, do not hesitate to 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.
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.
Bartolome Island: One of the places of Galapagos that receives greater fascination thanks to its volcanic landscapes, rock formations that have tones red, orange, green and black. His two visitable sites correspond to “La Playa” and the “Escalera”, the first located between abysmal cliffs, allows you to immerse in the world below the shallow, making diving among penguins, turtles and others unique fishes in the world. The Escalera on the other hand, is the viewpoint of most amazing natural origin of the archipelago, on the top of an extinct crater, being possible to see an overview of the same island with his lava cones.
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.
Multiply your ideas
Something that draws the attention of these trips is that they are well known for being a great source of imagination, reflection and creativity. Many writers, singers and sculptors have said that touring the Galapagos Islands has brought them new ideas. Whether it’s professionals like amateurs, this is a great opportunity for all those who want to receive the visit of the muses.