Is it worth knowing the Galapagos Islands? Check the details of the most valued tourism plans. Express Travel to the Galapagos Islands March 2018.
The Galapagos Islands, known worldwide, are the product of constant eruptions of submarine volcanoes. Due to peculiar location they have allowed the appearance of animal and vegetal species unique in the world, of a wealth impossible to describe. This is why they are one of the most required destinations for tourists who love wild species.
Usually we can talk about two seasons. The first station that goes from December to June is known as the Warm Station. And the second climatic station that goes from June to November receives the name of Dry Station.
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The best time to take advantage of the Galapagos Islands is the transition months. But any month of the year is valid for touring the islands, there is no time in which the weather is bad or there is no peculiar flora and fauna to observe. Since there are two extreme climatic seasons, which mark the beginning or the end of reproduction for the vast majority of species, there are months in which both phases can be seen at the same time. There is a transition between the hot station and the dry station, and then another change between the dry station and the hot station (November to January).
If you need a brief summary of what you can find when visiting the paradisiacal Galapagos Islands in an all-inclusive cruise, here are some of the tourist attractions that you can visit. In case of questions about the itinerary and the days, please 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.
Leon Dormido on San Cristobal Island: A place also called Kicker Rock; correspond to two huge rock formations of lava, which rise for more than 100 meters over the ocean, which can be from the ocean from Puerto Baquerizo. Its curious name comes from similarity to a sleeping sea lion, to see them from a distance. This place is one of the most famous tourist areas of Galapagos for snorkeling and diving, being possible to swim with stingrays, sharks, sea lions and fishes. Its sharp rocks also make of the habitat of enormous colonies of birds, coexisting varieties like blue-footed boobies, frigate birds and pelicans.
Fernandina Island: The Island most recent of the group of islands, where is one of the largest active volcanoes in the world, from various types of lava that can be seen. His only place to visit constitutes Punta Espinoza, a strip of lava and sand that extends from the volcano itself to the sea, on whose coasts are the largest groups of marine iguanas of the archipelago, along with birds, penguins and sea lions.
Sports for all tastes
Few people can resist the temptation to practice marine sports, such as kayaking or deep-sea diving, enjoying this natural space and delightful waters on white-sand beaches.