Discover the Darwin Island, Isabela Island, the Sleeping Lion and many other tourist places in the Galapagos Islands. Cruises to the Galapagos Islands for 7 people October 2018.
Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the archipelago is almost entirely a National Park, totaling 13 islands of volcanic origin and more than a hundred islets and rocky outcrops. Thousands of tourists arrive every year to observe a natural beauty that has no equal anywhere in the world, because a large number of species of flora and fauna of the Galapagos Islands cannot be found anywhere else, so we must travel until this place to see them live. This is a shocking experience that many people change their lives, to discover the real beauty of nature at its best.
In climate terms in the Galapagos Islands there are two seasons. The rainy season is from January to the month of May, with temperatures between 23 ° and 27 °, and a season without rain from June to December, with an average of 19 °. The official currency of the place is the US dollar, which is useful for not changing all the money we have available in Quito or Guayaquil.
Where are the Galapagos Islands?
The Galapagos Islands are in the Pacific Ocean at 960 kms from the east coast of Ecuador, being the nearest 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. In formal terms, its name is officially Galápagos Archipelago and its location on the map is between 89 ° and 92 ° east longitude; and 1 ° 40 ‘north latitude and 1 ° 30’ south latitude.
If you want a summary of what you can surprise when traveling to the famous Galapagos Islands on an all-inclusive cruise, here are some of the tourist areas that you can get to know. If you have questions about the trip and the days, do not hesitate to contact us.
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.
Punta Espinoza on Fernandina Island: Punta Espinoza is a fine lava and sand ledge that connects the Fernandina volcano with the sea, famous for its marine iguana population, whose high number sometimes makes it difficult to walk between them. They share the space with iguanas, penguins, sea lions, crabs and the non-flying cormorant, a species that can only be seen in Fernandina and Isabela, well known for being the only cormorant that has lost the ability to fly. The surrounding environment is made up of lava fields of the volcano, one of the most active in the world.
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