Organize everything related to your vacations to the Galapagos Islands: requirements, panoramas and information that you should know. Tours to the Galapagos Islands April 2018.
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Although the islands are located on the equator, the temperature of the ocean is constant, between 6 and 28 degrees depending on the time of year. The climate is very influenced by the temperature of the marine currents, which generates microclimates that alter the particular environments of the flora and fauna of each island. The islands in the same way face climatic changes and each season maintains certain characteristics.
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The time spans from January to March are the months with the highest temperature and humidity, March being the hottest month of the year. In the wet season there are lots of plants, and the ocean temperature is perfect for water sports. From July to September, there is less rainfall and the islands are drier, but cooler, the water temperature drops to a great extent, but it is the perfect season to see more sea fauna, since the animals have a preference for cold currents.
If you need a brief summary of what you may be surprised to visit the paradisiacal Galapagos Islands in an all-inclusive cruise, we show several of the tourist points that you can know. In case of doubts about the itinerary and the days of duration, please 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.
Isabella Island: Even though is the largest island of all, it has a unique town corresponding to Villamil Port, a beautiful village in which there are numerous accommodations and whose atmosphere is notable for being rather more quiet than Ayora Port. Inside its main attractions stand out Punta Moreno, where live flamingos and many other types of birds, from where you have a beautiful view of Sierra Black, Blue Hill and the top of Fernandina Island. To discover other kinds of wildlife is a good idea to move to Urbina Bay, where there are iguanas, sea lions, cormorants, penguins and blue-footed boobies
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.
Tourists on our catamaran trips, especially the smaller ones, have the opportunity to participate in experiences and meetings with the guidance of a specialist guide. This person is trained to inform us of all the data that has to do with the volcanic formation of Galápagos.