Stylish Vacations to the Galapagos Islands
The wildlife on the Gal?pagos is breathtaking and many visitors marvel at how uncommon this landscape truly is. Go here to read more.
A good number of trips to the Galapagos are custom made. The trip can be planned with your travel needs in mind.
Here are a couple of travel options depending on the amount of time you have to devote to the trip.
There are plenty of ways to see the Galapagos by water. There are different types of boats to picks, from 12-berth yachts to 100 passenger small cruise ships. Gardner Bay on Espanola and Prince Philip’s Steps on Genovesa are just some of the locations you’ll be able to see by boat. Learn more about Upmarket Galapagos tours.
Conserving the environment is greatly important on the Galapagos.Therefore, a luxury vacation there isn’t one of excess.
The cruise ships are equipped to treat the sewage it generates, rather than dumping the excrement into the water.
In addition, some of these ships have been approved by sustainable tourism organizations that guarantee a boat has reduced its fuel consumption by nearly half. It’s a great feeling knowing that you are on a vacation that doesn’t wreck the environment.
The Galapagos are a destination mainly for nature watchers. This is something that can easily done from the comfort of a cruise ship. You can stay on a boat or yacht for more than two weeks, allowing a visitor to check out in comfort the best locations on the islands.
On the pristine shores of Santa Cruz lies Black Turtle Cove. Rays, pelicans, and sea turtles are among the variety of animals found in the cove. Mangroves grow on the shore’s edges where a variety of animals make their home.
For an even more dramatic landscape, visit Fernandina Island. Some plants and animals do not appear on the island because of its active volcano. One animal that does live there in the marine iguana and flightless cormorant. 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 diverse. Genovesa island is no exception. A variety of bird species have taken hold of the island because few natural predators, like reptiles, exist there. Frigatebirds, petrels, swallow-tailed gulls and red-footed boobies are among the many birds you can find on Genovesa.
An easy-to-walk path system on North Seymour will lead you straight to birds such as flamingoes and finches taking refuge in lagoons.
Cactus and succulents dot the landscape of South Plaza Island, where you’ll also find tropical birds and the blue-footed boobie.
For more information, check out Galapagos Travel Advisor.