We show you only the best options to travel on catamaran to Galapagos Islands. Last minute offers to Galapagos Islands May 2018.
Find the best deals on catamaran trips to the Galapagos Islands, for groups, couples or individual travelers. You can tour the most extraordinary places of the archipelago with the company of experienced guides.
In terms of climate in the Galapagos Islands there are two seasons. The rainy season runs from January to May, with temperatures ranging from 23 ° to 27 °, and a rainy season from June to December, with a maximum of 19 °. The official currency is the US dollar (USD), which is useful to remember not to change all the money we have in Quito or Guayaquil.
Below we show you some of the wonderful places that you can know in some of our trips around the Galapagos Island. You can book online and get a discount if you pay in advance. Do not miss the opportunity to know one of the most beautiful places in the world. If you are looking for cruise trips for groups or single travelers, this is the best of all alternatives.
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 .
Bartolome Island: One of the places of Galapagos that receives greater fascination thanks to its volcanic landscapes, rock formations that have tones red, orange, green and black. His two visitable sites correspond to “La Playa” and the “Escalera”, the first located between abysmal cliffs, allows you to immerse in the world below the shallow, making diving among penguins, turtles and others unique fishes in the world. The Escalera on the other hand, is the viewpoint of most amazing natural origin of the archipelago, on the top of an extinct crater, being possible to see an overview of the same island with his lava cones.
Dragon Hill: It has its name because to for a long time, was one of the few places in the Santa Cruz Island where were land iguanas in healthy state. This place was part of varied efforts to maintain the colonies of iguanas, in order to ensure their reproduction. At present there are no dogs in Dragon Hill, although the Galapagos National Park carries out a lot of controls of other animals that can be dangerous. In the beautiful lagoons present in this site, there is shrimp (Artemia salina), the same as the food of the flamingos. At certain times of the year there is more abundance and therefore the quantity of these birds is larger. In times with many precipitations the water becomes too sweet and therefore the population of crustaceans is smaller, which has consequences on the amount of flamingos. Dragon Hill has been open to the general public since 1993. The beach has rocky formations. At high tide it is an excellent sector to do surface diving.
Grow Your Creative Side
Something that draws the attention of these trips is that they are famous for being a source of imagination, reflection and creativity. Many filmmakers, artists and painters have commented that walking the Galapagos Islands has allowed them to work on new ideas. For both experts and enthusiasts, this is a tremendous opportunity for all those who want inspiration to créate.