Is it worth visiting the Galapagos Islands? Check the list of existing tourist packages. Cruises to the Galapagos Islands for 6 people June 2018
The Galapagos Islands, known throughout the world, are the result of successive eruptions of submarine volcanoes that are still happening today. Because of their unique location they have allowed the emergence of unique animal and plant species in the world, richness very difficult to describe. This is why they are one of the most sought after places for wildlife lovers.
Although the islands are located on the equator, the temperature of the ocean is constant, between 78 and 28 degrees depending on the season. Its time is very influenced by the temperature of the submarine currents, which generates microclimates that modify the particular habitats of each island.
The islands in the same way undergo climatic changes and each month maintains certain characteristics. The periods from January to March are the months with the highest temperature and humidity, March being the warmest month of the year.
At this time plants abound, and the pleasant water temperature is perfect for water sports. From July to September, there is less precipitation and the islands are less humid, but cooler, the sea temperature is reduced considerably, but it is the perfect season to see the aquatic fauna, since the animals prefer the frozen waters.
Cruises on offer in the Galapagos Islands
The word “catamaran” means two trunks joined by a rope and is widely used to refer to a wide variety of types of craft. In the Galapagos Islands, catamaran cruises are popular because of their stability, great speed and size for several people. Having the great privilege of visiting the Galapagos Islands by catamaran is one that you cannot miss. Galapagos catamaran cruises offer you variable length tourist packages in which you can enjoy a comfortable lodging with maximum security. All of our catamaran cruises have comfortable rooms, restaurants serving exquisite national and international dishes, recreation areas with pools, lookouts and everything you need to make your stay wonderful.
Do you want to know what to do in the Galapagos Islands? Do not worry! Hiring with us a trip through the islands, you can spend between five and fourteen days touring all the natural beauties that this magical place of Ecuador has to offer. All inclusive travel can be requested online up to 30 days before your arrival, with the option 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.
Sullivan Bay on Santiago Island: Sullivan Bay, home to one of the archipelago most unknown with natural habitats, with incredible lava fields in a wavy form, very similar to a mars landscape. A route of little more than a mile and a half, it allows to pass through the most relevant places of interest of the Bay, being within reach us impressive mineral samples, among them are molds of trees, before being calcined by the old volcanic eruptions of the site.
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.
Daphne Mayor: 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.
A master class in Biology
Travelers of our All Inclusive cruise trips, in particular the smallest ones, have the opportunity to participate in experiences and approaches with the guidance of a true expert. This person is fully trained to inform us of many of the details related to geology and history of the islands.