Prepare your vacation to Galapagos: conditions, panoramas and information that you should know. Cruises to the Galapagos Islands for 6 people September 2018
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Generally you can recognize two seasons. From December to June it is known as the Hot Season. And the second climate season that goes from June to November receives the name of Dry Season. The best time to tour Galapagos is the transition months. However, every month is valid to travel the islands, there is no time when the climate of the archipelago is unbearable or you cannot see flora and fauna peculiar to your visit. By having two extreme climatic seasons, those that signal the beginning or end of reproduction for most of the 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 (April to June), and then another change between the dry season and the hot season (November to January).
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Where are the Galapagos Islands?
They are located in the Pacific Ocean almost a thousand kilometers off the coast of Ecuador, being the nearest continental city Manta. The closest island lands are Isla Del Coco (Costa Rica) 720 kilometers to the north and Easter Island (Chile) 3,200 kilometers to the south. Formally, it’s official name Archipelago de Galápagos and belongs to the Republic of Ecuador.
Here we present several of the incredible tourist attractions that you can visit in some of our cruises on the Galapagos Island. You can make your reservation online and get a discount if you buy in advance. Do not miss the opportunity to know one of the most beautiful places on the planet. If you are looking for cruise travel for groups or solo travelers, GalapagosInformation.com is the best choice.
Santa Cruz Island: Thanks to its location in the center and its proximity to the Baltra airport, is one of best known Galapagos tourist places, housing the city with the largest population of all, from where they leave the most of the boats visiting other islands and islets. One of its biggest tourist attractions is The Station Scientific Darwin, a center of scientific research open to the visitors, where is possible observe terrestrial lizards and turtles of big magnitude. Another site that highlights in Santa Cruz Island corresponds to Turtle Bay, paradise white sands beach and crystal clear waters, to the coasts arrived hundreds of turtles to lay their eggs.
San Cristobal Island: Undoubtedly one of the most entertaining points of Galapagos, on whose coasts we can find some of the largest colonies of turtles of the archipelago. To the southeast of San Cristobal, is the Galapaguera of Cerro Colorado, a project of rescue resettlement of giant turtles that allows can be a few steps from these magnificent creatures during their first two years are cared in captivity. Moving to the northeast of this island, we find the Natural Galapaguera, place where you can see turtles in their own environment, on the beach where they nest or in the sand dunes where they spawn. An area of outstanding beauty is The Loberia, beach of coral sand where you can see many sea lions and marine iguanas, also birds like Canary Maria, and several species of finches surround the area. On its western coast is The Baquerizo Moreno port, the sector populated more important of San Cristobal and the second in the archipelago, where you can find a wide range of hotels and airport. His second attractive more visited is Gardner Bay, a beach recognized for its beauty, where lives a significant colony of sea lions sleeping peacefully in their arenas.
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.
Tranquility and fun
Few people can resist the opportunity to practice water sports, such as windsurfing or shallow diving, in the middle of this natural environment and enjoy temperate waters on beaches with iguanas and sea lions.