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At GalapagosInformation.com is a wide variety of trips to the Galapagos Islands, one of the most well-known sanctuaries in the world, and established as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. You can buy your tickets with us to start enjoying a trip that will change your life in our exclusive catamarans.
In the Galapagos Islands there are two seasons. The rainy season runs from January to May, with average temperatures between 23 ° and 27 °, and a dry season from June to December, with a maximum of 19 °. The official currency of the place is the US dollar, which is important to remember not to change all the money we have on the continent.
How can I travel to the Galapagos Islands?
Seymour Airport on Baltra Island is the one that receives most of the flights, due to its more central position in the archipelago in relation to the other airport. From this point, it is possible to take free transports that transfer the travelers to the small port, where there is the possibility to sail to Puerto Ayora, where most of the hotels are. From San Cristobal Airport, you can take taxis (the distance is not too much) to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, where most of the hotel infrastructure is located.
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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.
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.
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 Major: The Daphne Islands (Daphne Major and Minor) are two small islands of volcanic origin in the Galapagos Islands archipelago. The largest has an area of 0.39 km². Daphne Mayor is located at the north of Santa Cruz. It is formed by a crater of lava, has no trees and very little vegetation and the edge is 120 meters above sea level. There are many breeding birds that go to raise their chicks in the environment near to the crater. Although easily accessible to visitors, the Park Service does not allow many visits to this island and are mostly dedicated to scientific research.
The wildest nature
In catamaran trips there is the possibility of seeing and approaching to the habitat of animal species that have been hidden for hundreds of years, with an incredible diversity and totally immaculate.