Plan your trip to Galapagos: requirements, tours and important data. Cruises to the Galapagos Islands for 15 people April 2018
Catamarans in the Galapagos Islands If you want to live an incomparable experience embark with GalapagosInformation.com on one of our cruises through the most known places of these magical islands. The most quoted place of tourists from all over the world to see the most extraordinary flora.
Although the islands are located in Ecuador, the temperature of the ocean surface varies widely between 78 and 28 degrees Celsius during the year. Its time is influenced by surface temperature and sea currents, which create microclimates that, alter the particular environments of the flora and fauna of each island. The islands in the same way undergo climatic changes and each month presents its own characteristics.
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The period of time from January to March are the rainy months, March being the warmest month of all. At this time plants abound, and the pleasant ocean temperature is perfect for marine sports. In the period from July to September we observe less rain and the islands are drier, but cooler, the sea temperature decreases quite, being the ideal season to observe the life of the sea, since the animals have preference for icy waters.
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The word “catamaran” literally means two trunks joined by a rope and is widely used to refer to a wide variety of hull craft. In the Galapagos Islands, catamarans are popular for their stability, speed and size. Having the great privilege of touring the Galapagos Islands by catamaran is one that you cannot miss. Galapagos catamaran cruises offer you tourist packages in which it is possible to enjoy a quiet lodging with maximum security. All of our catamaran cruises on the islands have comfortable bunk beds, restaurants serving exquisite national and international dishes, swimming pools, viewpoints and everything you need to make your stay on board a wonderful one.
These are some of the magical places that you can visit on some of our Galapagos Island cruises. It is possible to make your reservation online and receive a discount if you buy in advance. Do not miss the opportunity to know one of the most beautiful places on the planet. If you are looking for cruise trips for groups or solo travelers, GalapagosInformation.com is the best choice.
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.
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.
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.
Mosquera Islet: The Mosquera Islet, also known as Mosquera Island that is located between the Seymour and Baltra islands. Its relief is smooth, has several white sand beaches, where you can do many sports. Has a long maximum of 620 meters per 130 meters of width, and area of 0.46 km2. Physically is a rock reef product of a survey. This small island has one of the largest colonies of sea lions. In the same way is possible to see several species of birds from the coast. From its coast they have been reported occasionally Orcas (Orcinus orca) attacking sea lions. You can get to the Mosquera Islet Mosquera through a beach landing. This can be difficult with low tie or when there are strong waves what usually pass between the months of December and March.
An educational experience
Passengers, especially minors, have the opportunity to participate in experiences and meetings with the company of an expert guide. This person is able to tell many of the data that have to do with the volcanic formation of Galápagos.