Plants and animals of the Galapagos: beauty and landscapes combined. Cruises to the Galapagos Islands for 4 people June 2018.
The Galapagos Islands, known worldwide, are the product of countless volcanic eruptions. Because of their unique location they have allowed the emergence of unique flora and fauna in the world, a beauty impossible to believe. This is why they are one of the most sought after places for travelers who love wild species.
Although the islands are located in Ecuador, the temperature of the ocean varies greatly, between 7 and 28 degrees during the year. Its climate is determined by the temperature of the surface and the marine currents, which creates microclimates that have influence in the particular environments of the flora and fauna of each island.
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The islands also suffer drastic climate changes and each season has its peculiarities. The period of time that goes from January to March are the months with greater temperature and humidity, being March the hottest month of the year. During this season the plants abound, and the sea temperature is ideal for diving. From July to September we find less rain and the islands are less humid, but cooler, the temperature of the water drops considerably, being the perfect season to observe the aquatic fauna, since the animals have preference for the icy waters.
Getting to Galapagos
Galapagos has 2 airports. If you decide to visit San Cristobal, you will have the option of being able to surf and dive in low depth. In addition to this you will have the possibility of touring corners such as Tongo Reef, El Cañón, La Lobería, Punta Carola and Punta Pitt, Roca del Este, Roca Ballena, among many others. If your destination is Baltra you will find yourself near the Island of Santa Cruz and you will have the possibility to visit the mating centers of the giant tortoises, the Galapagos National Park and the famous station Charles Darwin. In addition you will get to know Tortuga Bay which is the biggest and famous white sand beach in all the islands.
If you are looking for a summary of what you can find when traveling to the beautiful Galapagos Islands on a catamaran cruise, here are some of the tourist sites that can be visited. If you have questions about the itinerary and the days, do not hesitate to contact us.
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
Santiago Island: Oasis natural uninhabited by humans, characterized by its unique volcanic formations, beautiful beaches and diving sites where diving into a unique biodiversity.One of the major attractions is the Sullivan Bay, where there are amazing lava formations that have altered the surface with soft waves, a perfect place to see large colonies of marine iguanas and Red-legged crabs. Among its beaches attract attention such Espumilla Beach, which has a spectacular landscape of forests of lignum and sea turtles that come to spawn in its coasts; as Puerto Egas, a beautiful beach.
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Travelers of our All Inclusive cruise trips, particularly minors, have the possibility to participate in classes and meetings with the guidance of a specialist guide. This person is fully trained to inform us of all the data related to the geology of the islands.