The best travel options to Galapagos Islands in all-inclusive packages. Cruises to the Galapagos Islands for 3 people January 2018.
Declared as a World Heritage Site, the archipelago is almost entirely a National Park, comprising thirteen islands and more than one hundred islets. Thousands of people come every year to enjoy a natural spectacle without comparison, since many animal and plant species of the Galapagos Islands are nowhere else, so it is necessary to travel to this place to see them live. Without a doubt, it is a powerful experience that not only changes life, but also the beauty of nature intact.
In the Galapagos Islands there are two seasons. The rainy season is 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 know to avoid changing all the money we have at the airport.
Location of the Galapagos Islands
The Galapagos Islands are located in the Pacific Ocean to 960 km of the coast of Ecuador, being the closest 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. In fact, its official name is archipelago of Columbus and belongs to the Republic of Ecuador.
Are you looking for panoramas in the Galapagos Islands? Do not worry! Hiring with GalapagosInformation.com a tour around the islands, you can spend between five and fourteen days visiting all the natural beauties that this incredible place has to offer. All inclusive packages can be booked online with 30 days or more in advance, with the possibility of payment by credit card.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An earthly paradise
In catamaran trips it is possible to see and walk through the habitat of animal species that have been hidden for hundreds of years, with an incredible diversity and totally immaculate.