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Experience the Beauty and Diversity of Galapagos on Our Eco-Friendly Tours. Get Ready for a Unique and Sustainable Adventure!
Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience in the magical Galapagos Islands!
THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS
This unique Archipelago located in the Pacific Ocean, approximately 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador, is a truly special destination.
The islands are home to an incredible array of wildlife and natural wonders, and a visit to this unique archipelago is sure to be unforgettable. As you explore the islands, you’ll have the opportunity to see incredible wildlife, breathtaking landscapes, and experience the charm of the Galapagos.
The Galapagos Islands are famous for their diverse and abundant wildlife, including many species that are found nowhere else in the world.
From giant tortoises to marine iguanas, blue-footed boobies to Galapagos penguins, frigate birds and iguanas, the islands are home to many fascinating creatures. Visitors can also explore the islands’ stunning landscapes, including volcanic craters, white sand beaches, and crystal-clear waters.
But the magic of the Galapagos goes beyond just the wildlife and landscapes. The islands have a unique history and culture, shaped by centuries of isolation and the influence of various visitors over time. As you explore the islands and interact with the local people, you’ll get a sense of the rich history and unique spirit of the Galapagos.
The Galapagos Islands were famously visited by Charles Darwin during his voyage on the HMS Beagle, and his observations of the unique species on the islands helped inspire his theory of evolution by natural selection.
Today, the Galapagos Islands are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a national park, and visitors can explore the islands’ unique ecosystems and wildlife through guided tours and activities.
Visitors to the Galapagos Islands must follow strict guidelines to protect the islands’ fragile ecosystems and minimize their impact on the wildlife. This includes staying on designated trails, not touching or disturbing the animals, and properly disposing of trash.
Whether you’re here for adventure, relaxation, or to learn more about the natural world, the Galapagos Islands are sure to leave a lasting impression on you. We hope you enjoy your time here, and we look forward to sharing the magic of the Galapagos with you.
Wild Galapagos in the Grip of the Ocean
Step into the incredible world of the Galapagos Islands with our captivating documentary video! Immerse yourself in the stunning landscapes and fascinating wildlife that make this unique destination a true natural wonder.
Copyright – National Geographic
We offer many tour options available, depending on your interests and budget:
Island Hopping Tours: This type of tour involves visiting several islands in the Galapagos, each with its own unique flora and fauna. You can choose from a variety of tour packages that include accommodations, meals, and guided tours of the islands.
Diving Tours: The Galapagos is one of the best diving destinations in the world. With crystal clear waters, diverse marine life, and unique geological formations, it’s a must-see for any diver.
Wildlife Animals Tours: The Galapagos is famous for its unique wildlife, including giant tortoises, marine iguanas, blue-footed boobies, and more. Wildlife tours can be arranged on any of the islands.
Comfort and Premium Cruises: A Galapagos live-on-board is a fantastic way to explore the islands and immerse yourself in the natural beauty and wildlife of this unique and special part of the world. For a more luxurious experience, you can book a cruise around the Galapagos Islands. These cruises offer comfortable accommodations, gourmet dining, and guided tours of the islands.
Adventure Tours: If you’re looking for an adrenaline rush, there are plenty of adventure tours available in the Galapagos. Activities like kayaking, surfing, and hiking are all popular options.
No matter what tour or activity you choose, make sure to follow the rules and regulations set by the Galapagos National Park to help protect this unique ecosystem.
Inmerse yourself into a naturally created lava tunnel.
…on their natural habitat.
Relax & enjoy.
Premium life-style surrounded by pristine nature.
Such as friendly Sharks, Tortoises, and Sea Lions.
…like the Blue footed Boobie.
Ideal itineraries with awesome services.
Beautiful hand-picked hotels on every island. Comfort (already included in all our tours), Premium, or Luxury categories. Comfort Hotels are included in all our tours. Private rooms with A/C and hot water. 24/7 filtered water, coffee, and tea; delicious breakfasts are included.
Great locations and the best service! Perfect for couples and families!
(UPGRADE AVAILABLE AT EXTRA COST): 3 & 4 * Hotels.
You can upgrade your experience, and choose one of our premium hotels! Charming & elegant! Close to everything, these classy hotels offer a great location, views, and service! Our hand-picked selection of Premium hotels is the Smartest option for those seeking a Superior hotel.
When packing for a trip to the Galapagos, it’s important to consider the climate and activities you’ll be doing. Here are some clothing recommendations:
Comfortable Walking Shoes: You’ll be doing a lot of walking, so comfortable shoes are a must. Choose a pair that can handle rocky and sandy terrain.
Quick-drying Clothing: The Galapagos is a humid environment, so clothing that dries quickly is essential. Avoid cotton as it takes a long time to dry. Instead, opt for synthetic materials or clothing made from merino wool.
Lightweight Layers: The weather in the Galapagos can be unpredictable, so it’s important to bring lightweight layers that can be easily added or removed. This includes a lightweight jacket, long-sleeved shirts, and pants.
Swimsuit: You’ll have plenty of opportunities to swim and snorkel in the Galapagos, so don’t forget to pack a swimsuit.
Sun Protection: The sun in the Galapagos can be intense, so it’s important to bring a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen. Choose a hat with a wide brim to protect your face and neck.
Insect Repellent: Mosquitoes and other insects can be a problem in some areas of the Galapagos, so bring insect repellent to protect yourself.
Water-resistant Backpack: You’ll be carrying a lot of gear with you, so bring a water-resistant backpack to keep your belongings dry.
Remember to pack light and only bring what you need. Many airlines have weight restrictions on luggage, so check with your airline before you go.
The climate in the Galapagos is a tropical and subtropical climate that is influenced by the cool Humboldt Current and the warm El Niño Current. The weather can be unpredictable and can change quickly, so it’s important to be prepared for a variety of conditions.
There are two main seasons in the Galapagos:
Dry Season: The dry season runs from June to November, and it is characterized by cooler temperatures and lower humidity. The sea is also cooler during this time, which can make snorkeling and swimming less comfortable. However, the skies are often clear, making it a great time for wildlife watching and hiking.
Wet Season: The wet season runs from December to May and is characterized by warmer temperatures and higher humidity. The sea is also warmer during this time, making it ideal for swimming and snorkeling. However, there can be occasional rain showers and the skies may be cloudy, which can make wildlife watching more challenging.
Overall, the Galapagos has a mild climate with average temperatures ranging from 20-30°C (68-86°F) throughout the year. It’s important to pack appropriate clothing and gear for both the wet and dry seasons, as well as for protection from the sun and insects.
When traveling to the Galapagos, it’s important to take certain health precautions to ensure a safe and healthy trip. Here are some things to keep in mind:
Vaccinations: There are no required vaccinations for entry into the Galapagos Islands, but it’s always a good idea to check with your doctor before traveling to make sure you are up to date on routine vaccinations.
Altitude: The Galapagos Islands are at sea level, so there are no altitude concerns.
Water: The tap water in the Galapagos is not safe to drink, so be sure to only drink bottled water or water that has been properly filtered or purified. You should also avoid ice made from tap water and fruits and vegetables that have been washed in tap water.
Sun Protection: The sun in the Galapagos can be intense, so it’s important to wear sunscreen with a high SPF, a hat, and sunglasses to protect yourself from the sun’s harmful rays.
Motion Sickness: If you are prone to motion sickness, be prepared for the possibility of rough seas during boat rides between islands. Talk to your doctor about medications or other remedies that can help.
Insects: Mosquitoes and other insects can be a problem in some areas of the Galapagos, so bring insect repellent to protect yourself.
Medical Facilities: The medical facilities in the Galapagos are limited, so it’s a good idea to bring a small first aid kit with you. If you have any pre-existing medical conditions or require special medications, make sure to bring enough medication to last your entire trip.
It’s always a good idea to consult with your doctor before traveling to the Galapagos to ensure that you are healthy enough to make the trip.
When visiting the Galapagos Islands, it is important to follow certain rules to ensure that you do not disturb the local wildlife or damage their fragile habitats. Here are some guidelines to keep in mind:
Stay on designated trails: Walking off-trail can disturb the natural habitat and damage fragile ecosystems, so it is important to stick to designated trails and paths.
Keep a safe distance from wildlife: Although the animals in the Galapagos are used to humans, it is important to maintain a safe distance from them (at least 6 feet or 2 meters) to avoid disturbing them or causing them stress.
Do not touch or feed the animals: Touching or feeding the animals can disrupt their natural behaviors and even cause them harm. Additionally, human food can be harmful to wildlife, so it is important to avoid feeding them.
Do not remove anything from the islands: Taking anything from the Galapagos Islands, including rocks, plants, or animals, is strictly prohibited and can have serious consequences.
Dispose of waste properly: It is important to dispose of all waste, including trash and wastewater, in designated areas to avoid contaminating the delicate ecosystems of the islands.
Use environmentally friendly products: When selecting sunscreen, insect repellent, and other personal care products, choose options that are free of harmful chemicals that can harm the environment.
By following these guidelines, you can help protect the unique wildlife and ecosystems of the Galapagos Islands for future generations to enjoy.