Is it worth going to the Galapagos Islands? Check the detail of the existing tourist plans. Tours to the Galapagos Islands September 2018
The Galapagos Islands are a perfect destination for family groups looking for a trip that will change their lives. It is not just a vacation like many others, but a wonderful trip in our catamarans that will allow you to know the islands and corners of this wonderful place.
Although the islands are located on the equator, the temperature of the ocean surface varies greatly, between 7 and 27 degrees throughout the year. Its climate is determined by the surface temperature and ocean currents, which create microclimates that, influence the particular environments of each island. The islands in the same way suffer drastic changes in temperature and each station maintains certain peculiarities.
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The period from January to March are the hottest and rainiest months, with March being the hottest month of the year. During this season there are lots of plants, and the ocean temperature is perfect for water sports. From July to September we observe less rain and the islands are drier, but cooler, the temperature of the ocean decreases considerably, being the perfect season to observe more aquatic life, since the animals prefer cold currents.
If you need a summary of what you can surprise when traveling to the famous Galapagos Islands on an all-inclusive cruise, here is a series of tourist attractions that can be visited. If you have questions about the trip and the days of duration, do not hesitate to contact us.
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.
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.
Something that strikes the attention of these trips is that they are recognized for being a great source of imagination, reflection and creativity. A large number of filmmakers, artists and painters have said that traveling through the Galapagos Islands has given them new ideas. Whether its experts or amateurs, this is a tremendous opportunity for those who want to connect with their creative side.