Live a great life experience by visiting the Galapagos Islands in the best luxury boats. Cruises to the Galapagos Islands for 15 people November 2017
Declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the group of islands and islets is almost entirely a National Park, comprising 13 volcanic islands and more than a hundred islets. Thousands of people come every year to observe a natural spectacle without equal in the world, since a great amount of species of Galapagos Islands do not live anywhere else, reason why you must travel here to be able to see them live. This is a shocking experience that many people change their lives, seeing the real beauty of nature at its best.
Although the islands are located on the equator, the temperature of the ocean varies greatly between 6 and 28 degrees Celsius depending on the time of year. Weather is highly determined by surface temperature and underwater currents, which create microclimates that, modify the particular habitats of the flora and fauna of each island. The islands also have drastic climate changes and each month has its peculiarities. The period of time that goes from January to March are the rainy months, with March being the hottest month of the year. At this time plants abound, and the pleasant water temperature is ideal for water sports. In the period from July to September we find less rain and the islands are drier, but cooler, the water temperature drops to a great extent, being the ideal season to see the aquatic fauna, since the animals prefer the cold waters.
How to travel to the Galapagos Islands?
The Seymour Airport in Baltra Island is the one that receives most of the flights, having a position more in the middle of the archipelago in relation to the other airport. From that place, you can take free transport that take people to the pier, from where there is the possibility to sail to Puerto Ayora, on Santa Cruz Island, because in this place it is possible to find most hotels. On the other hand, from San Cristobal Airport, you can take taxis (the distance is not too much) to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, where you can find almost all the accommodations.
Do you want to know what to do in the Galapagos Islands? No problem! Scheduling a trip around the islands, you can spend up to two weeks visiting all the beauties that this incredible place of Ecuador has to offer. All inclusive packages can be booked online with 30 days or more in advance, with the possibility of payment online.
Espanola Island: With 300 million years corresponds to the oldest island famous for its number of birds, among which are the funny blue-footed boobies, birds known for their mating rituals, where the male exhibits his blue feet to the female. One of its most interesting sites is Punta Suarez, an area of abyss in where we can see species that not is presented in the rest of the archipelago, as marine iguanas turquoise with red, mockingbirds, lava lizards and colonies of up to 15.000 albatross
La Lobería on San Cristobal: One of the most visited places in the Galapagos is this beautiful beach of coral sand and crystalline waters, named after the large number of sea lions that can be seen every day, lying between the rocks or plunging into the sea. In addition to sea lions, turtles and sea iguanas are frequent on the beach, as well as several species of birds, such as the Maria canary, frigates and various kinds of finches. It is also possible to snorkel and if you have good fortune to swim with a sea lion.
Punta Espinoza on Fernandina Island: Punta Espinoza is a fine lava and sand ledge that connects the Fernandina volcano with the sea, famous for its marine iguana population, whose high number sometimes makes it difficult to walk between them. They share the space with iguanas, penguins, sea lions, crabs and the non-flying cormorant, a species that can only be seen in Fernandina and Isabela, well known for being the only cormorant that has lost the ability to fly. The surrounding environment is made up of lava fields of the volcano, one of the most active in the world.
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.
A biology class
Tourists, especially children, have the opportunity to be part of experiences and approaches with the guidance of a real specialist. This person is fully qualified to let us know absolutely all the details that have to do with the volcanic formation of Galapagos.