Why Visit The Galapagos
The Galapagos Island offers and unique array of wildlife that can’t be found anywhere else in the world, some of them were studied by Charles Darwin during the second voyage of HMS Beagle, like the Galapagos Tortoises, the Marine Iguana, the blue-footed booby, the flightless cormorant, penguins, sea lions, crabs, turtles and more.
The Galapagos Islands are formed of lava piles and dotted with shield volcanoes, geological formations and idyllic beaches. Its isolated location created the perfect scenario for the evolution of unusual flora and fauna. There are 21 volcanoes in the island, 13 of which are active, becoming the second most active hot spots of the world after Hawaii.
The Galapagos are famous for its white-sand beaches, offering many activities for every type of tourist. Relax by the turquoise water or engage in water sports. The number of visitors to the archipelago is limited, which ensures you can enjoy some privacy as well.
The Galápagos Islands are located directly on the equator, but they receive cool ocean currents, creating an unique mix between tropical weather and temperate climate, that allow tourists to enjoy the weather during the whole year.
When to go
The Galapagos is a year round destination, however, the best time to visit would be from December to May, when the temperatures range from the 70 F° – 80 F°, the perfect conditions for adventure tourism and wildlife spotting.
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