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The Galapagos Islands are an ideal destination for families or romantics who wish to have an experience they will not forget. It is not about a vacation, but wonderful adventures in one of our boats that will allow you to know in detail the islands and islets of this place.
In the Galapagos Islands there are two stations. The rainy season is from January to May, with average temperatures between 23 ° and 27 °, and a dry season from June to December, with a maximum of 19 °. The official currency of the place is the US dollar (USD), which is important to remember so as not to change all the money that we have available when arriving in the country.
Location of the Galapagos Islands
The Galapagos Islands are in the Pacific Ocean a thousand kilometers from the western coasts of Ecuador, being the nearest city Manta. The closest insular lands correspond to Isla Del Coco (Costa Rica) 720 kilometers to the north and Isla De Pascua (Chile) 3,200 kilometers to the south. Actually, its official name is the archipelago of Colon and they are part of the Republic of Ecuador.
If you want a brief summary of what you might be surprised to travel to the paradisiacal Galapagos Islands on a catamaran cruise, here are some of the areas of tourist interest that you can see. If you have questions about the conditions of the trip and the days of duration, do not hesitate to contact us.
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.
Sullivan Bay on Santiago Island: Sullivan Bay, site of one of the most beautiful habitats of the archipelago, with impressive lava spaces solidified in waves, like a landscape of mars. A journey of about a mile and a half, allows tourists to know the most relevant areas of interest of the Bay, appreciating interesting mineral samples, among which there are figures of trees, before being calcined by the eruptions of the island .
North Seymour Island Trail: The small island of Seymour North is considered one of the most extraordinary places on the islands to see birds, housing the largest colony of royal frigates, as well as blue-footed boobies and bifurcated seagulls. The island maintains only a running trail, which, two kilometers in length allow us to appreciate its rocky landscapes, where there are only some shrubs and cactus, there are countless birds and iguanas.
The paradise of the athletes
Few people can resist the opportunity to do marine sports, such as windsurfing or shallow diving, in the middle of this natural space and enjoy warm waters on white sand beaches.