Is it worth visiting the Galapagos Islands? Know the details of the tour packages available. Galapagos Islands by Cruise 2017
Find on our website offers on Galapagos Islands cruises. If you want to travel to the islands, this website is the best place where you can organize your vacations and learn all about this beautiful group of islands.
Although the islands are located on the equator, the temperature of the ocean surface is not constant, between 7 and 28 degrees throughout the year. Its time is determined by the temperature of the ocean currents, which creates microclimates that modify the particular environments of each island. The islands in the same way face drastic changes of temperature and almost every season maintains certain peculiarities. The period of time that goes from January to March are the months with more temperature and humidity, being March the warmest month of the year. During this season there are lots of plants, and the water temperature is ideal for marine sports. In the period from July to September we observe less rain and the islands are less humid, but cooler, the sea temperature is greatly reduced, being the ideal season to see the marine fauna, because the animals prefer frozen waters.
How can you get to the Galapagos Islands?
Seymour Airport is the one that receives most of the flights, due to its position in the middle of the archipelago compared to the other airport. From the point of view, it is possible to access to free transport that take travelers to the pier, where it is feasible to embark to Puerto Ayora, on Santa Cruz Island, where it is possible to find most of the hotels. From San Cristobal Airport, you can take taxis or walk (the distance is not too much) to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, where almost all hotels are located.
If you need a brief summary of what you might be surprised to visit the paradisiacal Galapagos Islands on a catamaran cruise, we will point out several of the points of tourist interest that can be known. 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.
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.
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.
Mosquera Islet: The Mosquera Islet, also known as Mosquera Island that is located between the Seymour and Baltra islands. Its relief is smooth, has several white sand beaches, where you can do many sports. Has a long maximum of 620 meters per 130 meters of width, and area of 0.46 km2. Physically is a rock reef product of a survey. This small island has one of the largest colonies of sea lions. In the same way is possible to see several species of birds from the coast. From its coast they have been reported occasionally Orcas (Orcinus orca) attacking sea lions. You can get to the Mosquera Islet Mosquera through a beach landing. This can be difficult with low tie or when there are strong waves what usually pass between the months of December and March.
The definitive Learning
Tourists, particularly children, have the opportunity to take part in experiences and meetings with the guidance of a true specialist. This person is able to tell many of the data that have to do with the volcanic formation and history of Galápagos.