Galapagos Islands Information
The enchanted islands are a dream destination for any adventurous traveler and ideal for family trips as it allow visitors to explore and discover the unique natural marvels and untamed wildlife of this inimitable paradise of Earth. The information found on this site will surely guide you to choose the right trip to enjoy a memorable voyage.
Uncertain on when is the best time to visit the Archipelago? Don’t really know what to expect from your trip or the activities to enjoy while exploring Galapagos? We have created a specialized guide to provide you with first-hand useful information and tips that will help you plan your trip; this is complemented with our personalized assistance that we provide our valued customers.
Our complete guide to Galapagos’ primary attraction for all visitors, its untamed incredible fauna, in great part endemic, allows you to discover each specie’s features, behavior and where they are settled within the National Park. Take a peek and discover why the Galapagos is one of the richest natural paradise in the World.
How these animals developed?
Complete and detailed information and facts that will help you understand why Charles Darwin described the Archipelago as a natural evolution laboratory and helped him develop his theory of natural selection. Even know the constant evolution of the species don’t cease to amaze scientists, scholars and the eager vacationist.
Being a natural laboratory of Evolution with rich biodiversity, the Islands possesses a great variety of plant-live, mostly endemic species (over 500 native flora) that have magnificently adapted to the tough environment of the Reserve. Our complete guide will show you the different vegetation zones including spectacular live-filled mangroves.
The Galapagos has always been considered as a faraway Eden to the human race, first visited by Fray Tomas de Berlanga in 1535, then followed by pirates, whalers and of course, in 1835, the visit of its most illustrious foreigner, Charles Darwin. Also a comprehensive history of the formation of the islands from volcanic forces which even today continue reshaping the landscape of this enchanted paradise.
The Islands of the Archipelago
The Archipelago has 18 islands of at least 1 square kilometer and they all are part of the Galapagos National Park and Marine Reserve protected area; all the islands are of undersea volcanic origin and 4 of them are inhabited by humans, leaving the rest of the archipelago to untamed wildlife. Each island has its own charm and unique features and we invite you to discover the biodiversity of every site.
The best complimentary information and interesting facts about the Galapagos: its history, its geology and the efforts made by the Ecuadorian authorities and international Institutions to preserve this natural paradise based on sustainability and responsible tourism and resources’ management.