Plan your vacation to Galapagos: requirements, tours and relevant data. Cruises to the Galapagos Islands for 5 people February 2018.
The Galapagos Islands, known throughout the world, are the product of many volcanic eruptions. Due to unique location they have allowed the emergence of unique flora and fauna in the world, of a beauty and variety difficult to believe. For this reason they are one of the favorite places of all nature-loving tourists and wild species.
In general you can recognize two seasons. From December to June it is called Warm Season. And the second climatic season that goes from June to November that is known as the Dry Season. The best time to take advantage of the Galapagos is the transition months. However every month of the year is valid to travel the islands, there is no month where the climate of Galapagos is unpleasant or there is no flora and fauna to know.
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When there are two different seasons, those that signal the beginning or the end of mating for most species, there are months in which the two stages can be seen at the same time. There will be a change between the hot season and the dry season, and later a transition between the dry season and the hot season (November to January).
Getting to the Galapagos Islands
Galapagos has 2 airports. If you decide to visit San Cristóbal, you can snorkel and dive. In addition to this you will have the possibility of touring corners such as Tongo Reef, La Lobería, Manglecito, Punta Carola and Punta Pitt, Roca Ballena, among others. If your destination is Baltra you will be closer to the Island of Santa Cruz and you will have the possibility to visit the breeding centers of the giant tortoises, the Galapagos Park and the famous station Charles Darwin. You can also visit Tortuga Bay which is the largest and most famous white sand beach in the Galapagos.
Are you looking for panoramas in the Galapagos Islands? Do not worry! Scheduling with us a walk around the islands, you can spend up to two weeks knowing all the 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 card or transfer.
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
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.
The most incredible nature
On catamarans there is the possibility of seeing and entering the home of animal species that have been hidden for centuries, with an unimaginable diversity and, fortunately, still intact.