Find up-to-date information to prepare all the details of your trip to the Galapagos Islands. Cruises to the Galapagos Islands for 2 people June 2018.
Catamarans on the Galapagos Islands If you want to live an impossible day to forget, embark with us on one of our catamaran cruises through the most important milestones in this place. The most desired place of travelers from all over the planet to admire the most unique flora in the world.
In general one can speak of two seasons. From December to June it is called Hot Season. And the second climatic season that goes from June to November that is known as the Dry Season. The best time to visit the Galapagos Islands is the transition months. However any month is good to visit the islands, and there is no time in which the climate of the archipelago is bad or not you meet unique flora and fauna in your visit.
Having two extreme climatic seasons, which mark the beginning or end of mating for the vast majority of species, there are some months when both phases can be seen at the same time. There is a transition between the hot season and the dry season (April to June), and later another change between the dry season and the hot season (November to January).
Where are the Galapagos Islands?
They are located in the Pacific Ocean a thousand kilometers of the western coasts of Ecuador, being its closest continental city Manta. The nearest island lands correspond to Isla Del Coco (Costa Rica) 720 kilometers to the north and Isla de Pascua (Chile) 3,200 kilometers to the south. Formally, its name is officially Galapagos Archipelago and its precise location is between 89 ° and 92 ° of western length; and 1 ° 40 ‘north latitude and 1 ° 30’ south latitude.
These are several of the incredible tourist attractions that you can know in some of our trips around the Galapagos Islands. You can book online and get a discount if you buy in advance. Do not miss the opportunity to visit one of the most beautiful places in the world. If you are looking for cruise trips for groups or solo travelers, this is the best choice.
Ranchos of Santa Cruz: Although it is known that in several islands of Galapagos you can see breeding sectors of giant tortoises, there is no more advisable alternative, than to appreciate them in freedom, something that puts at our disposal ranchos and haciendas in the high zones of the island of Santa Cruz. Some of these places are El Chato, Manzanillo and Primicias, with paths that respect the environment, where you can easily see these exotic animals in their natural environment. It is important to emphasize that, during the period from June to August; turtles tend to move to the lowland of the island to nest, diminishing the possibility of observing them.
Isabella Island: Even though is the largest island of all, it has a unique town corresponding to Villamil Port, a beautiful village in which there are numerous accommodations and whose atmosphere is notable for being rather more quiet than Ayora Port. Inside its main attractions stand out Punta Moreno, where live flamingos and many other types of birds, from where you have a beautiful view of Sierra Black, Blue Hill and the top of Fernandina Island. To discover other kinds of wildlife is a good idea to move to Urbina Bay, where there are iguanas, sea lions, cormorants, penguins and blue-footed boobies.
Natural Lookout “La Escalera” in Bartolome Island: A natural spectacle located at the top of a hill, at more than 100 meters of altitude, from where are one of the most popular postcards of the islands, composed by a narrow strip of sand separates by the ocean into two bays, with the coast of neighboring Santiago Island as background and a stone strut at one of its ends. After enjoying the views, it is possible to go down to the beautiful beaches, where it is possible to do surface diving and snorkeling. The two most important species of Bartolome are the sea turtles, which choose this place to spawn and the Galapagos penguins.
Black Turtle Cove: The Black Turtle Cove is a mangrove estuary on the north coast of Santa Cruz Island. It maintains very strict regulations to protect its flora and fauna. The tourists are allowed to reach to the cave aboard of small boats, but without starting the engine. Many rays, turtles, penguins, and other wild animals live in this area, so that not a few groups of academics transiting the area, either to analyze the formations of volcanic origin, as the important existing fauna.
Sports for all tastes
Very few people can resist the opportunity to engage in marine sports, such as windsurfing or surface diving, in the midst of this natural environment and enjoy warm waters on beaches with turtles and sea lions.