Galapagos Islands: an extraordinary trip. Learn more about this unique place in the world. Cruises to the Galapagos Islands for 13 people August 2018
The Galapagos Islands are the result of countless volcanic eruptions that continue to happen today. Due to their unique location they have allowed the evolution of unique species in the world, a wealth that is very difficult to describe. For this reason they are one of the favorite destinations of all travelers who love nature and wild species.
Broadly speaking we can consider two major stations. From the month of December to June it is called Caliente Station. And the second climatic season that goes from June to November receives the name of Dry Season. The best time to tour Galapagos is the transition months.
However, any month of the year is valid to travel the islands, there is no time in which the weather is bad or you do not meet with flora and fauna peculiar to your visit. Since there are two different seasons, which mark the beginning or end of the mating for most of the species, there are months when the two phases can be seen at the same time. There will be a change between the hot season and the dry season), and then a transition between the dry season and the hot season (November to January).
How to travel to the Galapagos Islands?
The Seymour Airport receives the most flights, due to its position in the middle of the archipelago in relation to the other airport. From there, you can access free transport that takes tourists to the dock, where you can navigate to Puerto Ayora, on Santa Cruz Island, where most of the hotels are located. From San Cristobal Airport, which is located on the island of the same name, you can take taxis (the distance is not too much) to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, where the vast majority of hotels are located.
If you want a short summary of what you can find while touring the beautiful Galapagos Islands on an all-inclusive cruise, we present several of the areas of tourist interest that you can meet. If you have questions about the payment terms and the days of duration, please contact us.
Floreana Island: It is located 60 kms to the east of the Espanola Island. Floreana is well known for its attractive history of pirates, whalers, and settlers. Here you can observe between December and May pink flamingos and nesting sea turtles. Also you can find a small population of galapagos penguins. Floreana also known as Santa Maria Island has approximately 150 habitants and is one of the four islands populated in Galapagos. His access port is Prieta Beach. In the inside of the island at the top, you can visit the Chakras of Ritter and, to the South, the Haven of Peace.
Santiago Island: Oasis natural uninhabited by humans, characterized by its unique volcanic formations, beautiful beaches and diving sites where diving into a unique biodiversity.One of the major attractions is the Sullivan Bay, where there are amazing lava formations that have altered the surface with soft waves, a perfect place to see large colonies of marine iguanas and Red-legged crabs. Among its beaches attract attention such Espumilla Beach, which has a spectacular landscape of forests of lignum and sea turtles that come to spawn in its coasts; as Puerto Egas, a beautiful beach with black volcanic sand, where as in Sullivan Bay is easy to observe a significant number of sea iguanas. Cousin’s Rock ends to increase the attractive of the island Santiago, undoubtedly one of the most important places of diving in the world, is a triangular rock that is to ten meters above the water, and in whose waters is possible to dive between dark coral, endemic seahorses, sea lions, sharks tip white, hammerheads, eagle rays and stingrays.
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.
Sullivan Bay: Is located to the southeast of the Santiago Island. Here you can see interesting lava formations, which called the attention of scholars and scientists around the world. Sullivan Bay enjoys a height of 114 meters above sea level, where you can observe marine and terrestrial birds, a colony of sea lions and iguanas. Several plants stand out of the rocks. At Sullivan Bay there is a road of a kilometer and a half long. In this peculiar island you can enjoy swimming and make snorkeling from the edge of the beach.
The wildest nature
On all-inclusive trips you can see and enter the home of species that have been hidden for centuries, with a splendid and totally immaculate richness.