Trips to the Galapagos Islands in luxury catamarans. Study tour to the Galapagos Islands July 2018.
Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the group of islands and islets is almost entirely a National Park, encompassing 13 islands of volcanic origin and more than a hundred islets and rocky outcrops. Thousands of people arrive each season to observe a natural beauty without comparison, as many species of flora and fauna of the Galapagos Islands are nowhere else, so you must travel here to see them. By the way, it is a unique experience that not only changes their lives, but also to discover the real beauty of nature at its best.
In general we can recognize two seasons. From December to June it is known as the Hot Season. And the second weather station that runs from June to November called Dry Season. The best time to tour Galapagos is the transition months.
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It is important to say that any month is valid to visit the islands, there is no longer a month when the Galapagos climate is bad or there is no peculiar flora and fauna in your visit. By having two climate seasons so different from each other, which mark the beginning or end of mating for the vast majority of species, there are months in which the two stages can be witnessed at the same time. There is a change between the hot season and the dry season), and later another change between the dry season and the hot season (November to January).
How can you travel to the Galapagos Islands?
From the Ecuadorian cities of Guayaquil and the capital Quito there are frequent flights that make trips to the Galapagos Islands, taking as destination the two airports of the archipelago: the Seymour Airport on Baltra Island and the San Cristobal Airport.
These are some of the unspoilet places that can be covered in some of our trips on the Galapagos Island. You can book online and get a discount if you buy in advance. Do not miss the opportunity to visit one of the most beautiful places on the planet. If you’re looking for cruising trips for groups or solo travelers, GalapagosInformation.com is the best of all alternatives.
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.
Santiago Island: Oasis natural uninhabited by humans, characterized by its unique volcanic formations, beautiful beaches and diving sites where diving into a unique biodiversity.One of the major attractions is the Sullivan Bay, where there are amazing lava formations that have altered the surface with soft waves, a perfect place to see large colonies of marine iguanas and Red-legged crabs. Among its beaches attract attention such Espumilla Beach, which has a spectacular landscape of forests of lignum and sea turtles that come to spawn in its coasts; as Puerto Egas, a beautiful beach with black volcanic sand, where as in Sullivan Bay is easy to observe a significant number of sea iguanas. Cousin’s Rock ends to increase the attractive of the island Santiago, undoubtedly one of the most important places of diving in the world, is a triangular rock that is to ten meters above the water, and in whose waters is possible to dive between dark coral, endemic seahorses, sea lions, sharks tip white, hammerheads, eagle rays and stingrays.
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.
Hundreds of unique species on the planet
In our catamaran trips we can see and enter the habitat of animal species that have evolved over centuries, with an unimaginable and totally immaculate variety.