The best places to visit and meet in the extraordinary Galapagos Islands, world heritage site. Galapagos Cruises Superior Tourist 2018.
Known as World Heritage, the group of islands and islets is almost entirely a National Park, comprising thirteen islands and more than one hundred islets and rocky outcrops. Tens of thousands of tourists travel every year to see an unparalleled natural spectacle around the world, as many animal and plant species from the Galapagos Islands are nowhere to be found, so you should travel here to see them live. By the way, it is an extraordinary experience that many people change their lives, to discover the beauty of nature at its best.
Although the islands are located on the equator, the temperature of the ocean is constant, between 7 and 28 degrees Celsius throughout the year. Its time is influenced by the temperature of the surface and the ocean currents, which generates microclimates that modify the particular habitats of each island. The islands also have drastic climate changes and almost every season maintains certain peculiarities.
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The period from January to March is the months with the highest temperature and humidity, March being the warmest month of all. During this season plants abound, and the ocean temperature is perfect for marine sports. From July to September there is less rain and the islands are drier, but cooler, the sea temperature is quite low, being the ideal season to observe more ocean life, since the animals prefer the icy currents.
If you need a brief summary of what you might be surprised to travel to the paradisiacal Galapagos Islands on a luxury cruise, we point out some of the places of interest that can be traversed. If you have questions about the itinerary and the days, do not hesitate to contact us.
Genovesa Island: Genovesa island is also known as the island Tower and is considered as the most striking island of the archipelago. Its name comes from the city of Genova (Italy) in where it´s said that was the birthplace of Columbus. It is the ideal location for the ornithologists by the abundant presence of birds, highlighting some as seagulls of tail separated or lava seagulls, which are the only gulls in the world who have nocturnal hunting habits. Genovesa Island is an extinct volcano, which has suffered several landslides due to its ancient activity. We can find two areas of visit which is can access through a fissure that exists to the feet of the volcano doing this walk an unparalleled adventure. The island has shaped of horseshoe. Millions of years ago were a huge volcano whose southern wall collapsed, forming the Great Darwin Bay, where currently some birds have their nests. In the center of the Genovesa Island is the Arcturus Lake, of salt water, where resides the marine iguana smaller of the archipelago. In the same way, it is possible to see marine iguanas, fur seals and a huge forest of Palo Santo. At Darwin Bay, It is possible to dive along the inner to the outer wall. Another possibility is from the outer side of the volcano through the channel in the boiler. Genovesa is home of a great number of oceanic birds, both for breeding and nesting, including large frigates, blue-footed boobies, seagulls of frac, tropical birds, finches of Darwin and petrels.