How to Travel to the Galapagos Islands in Style
The Galapagos Islands are some of the most unique islands in the world and on many travel lists a must-see, as the unique geography and wild animals are found no other place in the world. Read more now.
A good number of trips to the Galapagos are custom made. Many tour guides can work around your itinerary.
Consider the following trip schedules to round out your time in the Galapagos.
Travel by Water
There are plenty of ways to see the Galapagos by water. You can choose ships ranging from 12-berth Galapagos luxury yachts to 100 passenger small cruise ships. Staying overnight on these boats gives you the opportunity to see the Galapagos at its farthest banks. Learn more about Upmarket Galapagos tours.
Conserving the environment is greatly important on the Galapagos.Vacationing in style in the Gal?pagos doesn’t mean that you will harm the environment.
The cruise ships are equipped to treat the sewage it generates, rather than dumping the excrement into the water.
A sutainable tourism certification organization approves boats that have reduced their carbon admissions by more than 40 percent. You may enjoy your vacation more knowing that you aren’t destroying the environment in the process.
The Galapagos are mainly a destination for watching wildlife. This is something that can easily done from the comfort of a cruise ship. For two weeks, you can be at home experiencing your custom-made yacht trip while seeing the various locations on the islands.
Black Turtle Cove lies on the northern shores of Santa Cruz. Among the animals found on the cove are rays, pelicans, sea turtles. You will find mangroves on Black Turtle Cove, which provides nests for a variety of birds and other wildlife.
Fernandina Island provides a stunning view. Some plants and animals do not appear on the island because of its active volcano. The marine iguana and flightless cormorant are among the animals that do live on Fernandina Island. When it’s the right season, you can catch site of whales at the Bolivar Channel while lounging on your boat.
At Floreana Island, don’t miss the flamingoes and green sea turtles that make a home on the island during the rainy period. The island has a sunken volcano called Devil’s Crown and there you’ll find coral.
The Gal?pagos islands are unique in their own right. Genovesa islands fits that bill. A variety of bird species have taken hold of the island because few natural predators, like reptiles, exist there. Birds you can find there include: frigatebirds, petrels, swallow-tailed gulls and red-footed boobies.
Expect to find flamingoes and finches on the trails of North Seymour island, where low vegetation by the coast make it easier for you to spot the birds.
You’ll find tropical birds and the blue-footed boobie on South Plaza Island amid the maze of cactus and succulents there.
To learn more, check out Galapagos Travel Advisor.