Organize everything related to your trip to the Galapagos Islands: requirements, tours and useful information. Tours to the Galapagos Islands May 2018.
The Galapagos Islands are the result of countless eruptions of submarine volcanoes. Due to peculiar location they have allowed the evolution of flora and unique faunas in the world, of a beauty and variety difficult to believe. That is why they are one of the favorite destinations of all travelers who love wild species.
Although the islands are located in Ecuador, the temperature of the sea varies enormously, between 78 and 28 degrees depending on the time of year. Its time is very determined by the temperature of the submarine currents, which generates microclimates that have influence in the particular environments of each island. The islands in the same way have drastic climate changes and almost every season has its own characteristics.
The periods from January to March are the months with the highest temperature and humidity, March being the warmest month of all. In the humid season plants abound, and the pleasant sea temperature is ideal for marine sports. In the period from July to September there is less rain and the islands are less humid, but cooler, the temperature of the ocean is reduced considerably, being the perfect season to observe more ocean fauna, since the animals prefer the icy currents .
If you want a brief summary of what you may be surprised to visit the famous Galapagos Islands on an all-inclusive cruise, we show below some of the sectors of interest that can be visited. In case of questions about the trip and the days, do not hesitate to contact us.
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.
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
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.
Black Turtle Cove: The Black Turtle Cove is a mangrove estuary on the north coast of Santa Cruz Island. It maintains very strict regulations to protect its flora and fauna. The tourists are allowed to reach to the cave aboard of small boats, but without starting the engine. Many rays, turtles, penguins, and other wild animals live in this area, so that not a few groups of academics transiting the area, either to analyze the formations of volcanic origin, as the important existing fauna.
A biology class
Travelers of our luxury catamaran trips, especially minors, have the opportunity to participate in classes and approaches with the guidance of a true specialist. This person is trained to let us know many of the data related to Galapagos geology.