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The Galapagos Islands are a perfect destination for family groups or couples looking for an experience they will remember forever. It is not simply a vacation trip like many others, but a wonderful trip in one of our ships that will allow you to know the islands and islets of this wonderful place.
Awe-inspiring landscapes, a surprising species diversity and volcanic rocks that witness a million-year history are unique features that captivate travelers to the Galapagos Islands, an even wilderness area where there are almost 2,000 unique species, including famous land iguanas and the Galapagos dwarf heron.
Getting to Galapagos
Galapagos has 2 airports. If you decide to travel to San Cristobal, you can snorkel and dive in low depth. In addition to this you will have the possibility to visit places like Tongo Reef, La Lobería, Manglecito, Punta Carola and Punta Pitt, Roca del Este, Roca Ballena, among many others. If you arrive in Baltra you will be closer to the Island of Santa Cruz and you can visit the mating centers of the giant tortoises, the Galapagos Park and the well-known Charles Darwin station. In addition you can visit Tortuga Bay which is the recognized beach of white coral sand in all the islands.
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Do not know what to do in the Galapagos Islands? Here is the solution! Hiring a tour to the islands, you can spend up to two weeks visiting all the natural beauties that this charming place of Ecuador has to offer. All inclusive trips can be booked online up to 30 days before your arrival, with the option of payment by card or transfer.
Genovesa Island: Genovesa island is also known as the island Tower and is considered as the most striking island of the archipelago. Its name comes from the city of Genova (Italy) in where it´s said that was the birthplace of Columbus. It is the ideal location for the ornithologists by the abundant presence of birds, highlighting some as seagulls of tail separated or lava seagulls, which are the only gulls in the world who have nocturnal hunting habits. Genovesa Island is an extinct volcano, which has suffered several landslides due to its ancient activity. We can find two areas of visit which is can access through a fissure that exists to the feet of the volcano doing this walk an unparalleled adventure. The island has shaped of horseshoe. Millions of years ago were a huge volcano whose southern wall collapsed, forming the Great Darwin Bay, where currently some birds have their nests. In the center of the Genovesa Island is the Arcturus Lake, of salt water, where resides the marine iguana smaller of the archipelago. In the same way, it is possible to see marine iguanas, fur seals and a huge forest of Palo Santo. At Darwin Bay, It is possible to dive along the inner to the outer wall. Another possibility is from the outer side of the volcano through the channel in the boiler. Genovesa is home of a great number of oceanic birds, both for breeding and nesting, including large frigates, blue-footed boobies, seagulls of frac, tropical birds, finches of Darwin and petrels.
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
Santa Fe Island: Uninhabited island by the man, known for beaches of calm waters in the Barrington Bay, where you can walk in both arenas where sea lions abound like diving snorkeling surface. If you like animals, you can see giant land iguanas, unique animals of this island, which reach up to a meter in length.
The definitive learning
Tourists on our catamaran trips, particularly children, have the opportunity to participate in experiences and meetings with the company of a real specialist. This person is trained to let us know many of the data that have to do with the geology and history of Galapagos.