The best places to see and meet in the incredible Galapagos Islands. Tours to the Galapagos Islands October 2018.
Known as a World Heritage Site, the group of islands and islets is almost entirely a National Park, encompassing 13 islands and more than a hundred islets. Thousands of tourists come every year to enjoy a natural beauty unparalleled in the world, since a large number of animal and plant species of the Galapagos Islands are nowhere else, so it is imperative to travel to this place to be able to see them. By the way, it is an extraordinary experience that changes many people’s lives, discovering the real beauty of nature in its highest expression.
Although the islands are located in Ecuador, the ocean surface temperature varies widely, between 6 and 28 degrees Celsius depending on the season. The weather is very determined by the temperature of the underwater currents, which creates microclimates that modify the particular environments of the flora and fauna of each island. The islands likewise have drastic climate changes and almost every month maintains certain characteristics. The period of time from January to March is the months with the highest temperature and humidity, with March being the hottest month of the year.
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In the wet season the plants abound, and the pleasant temperature of the water is perfect for diving. In the period from July to September we find less rain and the islands are drier, but cooler, the temperature of the water is greatly reduced, being the ideal season to observe the aquatic fauna, since the animals prefer the waters frosts
These are some of the must see tourist attractions that can be visited in some of our catamaran 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 in the world. If you are looking for cruise trips for families, couples or individual trips, GalapagosInformation.com is the best option.
Espanola Island: With 300 million years corresponds to the oldest island famous for its number of birds, among which are the funny blue-footed boobies, birds known for their mating rituals, where the male exhibits his blue feet to the female. One of its most interesting sites is Punta Suarez, an area of abyss in where we can see species that not is presented in the rest of the archipelago, as marine iguanas turquoise with red, mockingbirds, lava lizards and colonies of up to 15.000 albatross
La Lobería on San Cristobal: One of the most visited places in the Galapagos is this beautiful beach of coral sand and crystalline waters, named after the large number of sea lions that can be seen every day, lying between the rocks or plunging into the sea. In addition to sea lions, turtles and sea iguanas are frequent on the beach, as well as several species of birds, such as the Maria canary, frigates and various kinds of finches. It is also possible to snorkel and if you have good fortune to swim with a sea lion.
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.
The definitive learning
The travelers of our All Inclusive cruises, especially the smallest, have the opportunity to be part of classes and approaches with the company of a true specialist. This person is trained to inform us of all the data related to volcanic formation and Galápagos history.