Enjoy an incredible experience on the best Cruises to the Galapagos Islands for 14 people April 2017; everything you need to know at the time of booking is available on this page.
Remarkable landscapes, diversity never ceases to amaze and geological remains that speak of a history of millions of years, are unique characteristics that fall in love with those who make trips to the Galapagos Islands, a still virgin territory where there are almost two thousand unique species, among they are the famous land iguanas and the Galapagos sea lions
Where are the Galapagos Islands?
The Galapagos Islands are located in the Pacific Ocean to 960 kilometers of the western coasts of Ecuador, being its closest city Manta. The nearest island lands correspond to Coco´s Island (Costa Rica) 720 kilometers to the north and Pascua´s Island (Chile) 3,200 kilometers to the south. Formally, its official name Galapagos Archipelago and its location in the map is between 89 ° and 92 ° of western length; and 1 ° 40 ‘north latitude and 1 ° 30’ south latitude.
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Below we show you some of the magical tourist attractions that can be visited in some of our trips by cruise on the Galapagos Islands. It is possible to book online and get a discount if you pay in advance. Do not miss the opportunity to know one of the most beautiful places in the world. If you are looking for catamaran cruises for families, couples or individual trips, GalapagosInformation.com is the best option.
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.
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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.
Daphne Mayor: The Daphne Islands are two islands of volcanic origin in the Galapagos Islands. The largest has an area of 39 hectares. Daphne Mayor is located at the north of Santa Cruz. It is formed by a crater of tuff, has no trees and very little vegetation and the edge is 120 meters above sea level. There is a huge variety of birds that go to raise their chicks on the crater floor. Although easily accessible to tourists, the National Park Service maintains very restricted visits to this island and is mainly used for scientific research.
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We have the most important itineraries
We offer two routes to enjoy for 8 days and 7 nights knowing the most extraordinary landscapes of the archipelago. Both itineraries allow you to enjoy views of the sea and the flora and fauna of the Galapagos Islands. The lists of activities are established by the Galapagos National Park, and cannot be changed.