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Do you dream to enjoy the best vacations of your life on a magical trip to the Galapagos Islands? Travel on an exclusive cruise to this extraordinary place, with incomparable landscapes and many corners to explore. It will be a magical experience that you will not regret.
Although the islands are located in Ecuador, the sea temperature is not constant, between 6º and 28º for the whole year. Its weather is very influenced by the temperature of the ocean currents, which generates microclimates that alter the particular environments of the flora and fauna of each island. The islands also have climatic changes and almost every month maintains certain peculiarities. The space of time that goes from January to March are the hottest and rainy months, being March the warmest month of all. In the warm season plants abound, and the pleasant ocean temperature is perfect for marine sports. In July to September we observe less rain and the islands are less humid, but cooler, the water temperature drops a lot, but it is the perfect season to observe ocean life, since the animals prefer cold water.
Galapagos has 2 airports. If you want to visit San Cristobal, there is the possibility of surfing and diving. In addition you will have the possibility of touring sectors such as Tongo Reef, El Cañón, La Lobería, Carola Point and Pitt Point, Roca del Este, Roca Ballena, among others. If you arrive in Baltra you will be near to the Island of Santa Cruz and you will have the possibility to visit the breeding centers of the giant tortoises, the Galapagos Park and the famous station Charles Darwin. In addition you will be able to know Tortuga Bay that is the well-known beach of white coral sand in Galapagos.
Here are some of the incredible places you can visit on some of our Galapagos Islands cruise trips. It is possible to make your reservation online and receive 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 one or more people, GalapagosInformation.com is the best option.
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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.
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.
North Seymour Islet: Covered with low vegetation and dense, is notable for its almost immaculate state of nature, something that is more difficult to find in larger islands. The tour is conducted based on a trail of 2 km in length that crosses it from end to end, route that allows crossing with frigates, land iguanas and sea lions.
Sullivan Bay: Is located to the southeast of the Santiago Island. Here you can see interesting lava formations, which called the attention of scholars and scientists around the world. Sullivan Bay enjoys a height of 114 meters above sea level, where you can observe marine and terrestrial birds, a colony of sea lions and iguanas. Several plants stand out of the rocks. At Sullivan Bay there is a road of a kilometer and a half long. In this peculiar island you can enjoy swimming and make snorkeling from the edge of the beach.
Sports for all tastes
Few people can resist to the temptation to practice water sports, such as windsurfing or snorkeling, enjoying this natural space and enjoying warm waters on unique beaches in the world.