Sea lions, Galápagos Islands

Budget Galapagos Islands Tour

Visit the Galapagos Islands with our combined programs of hotel stay and daily excursions, ideal for nature lovers. Relax on the white sandy beaches with spectacular sunset views.

The Galapagos Islands is the most visited tourist destination in Ecuador, was declared in 1978 by UNESCO "Natural Heritage of Humanity", houses a complex ecosystem with a fascinating geological history, as well as a unique plant and animal life.

Comprised of 13 large islands, 6 small and 107 rocks and islets of volcanic origin. It has a great landscape richness, is home to numerous endemic species that are not found in another part of the world, so it has become a park of scientific research and ecological tourism.

Land iguana, Galápagos Islands

The Archipelago of Galapagos is located 972 kilometers from the coast of Ecuador, each of the islands and islets are a unique and unrepeatable tourist attraction.

The only inhabited islands are San Cristobal, Floreana, Isabela and Santa Cruz, which attract thousands of tourists and scientists every year to study wildlife more thoroughly.

Santa Cruz Island

Sea lions, Galápagos Islands

It is considered as the tourist center of the Galapagos Archipelago, it offers the largest variety of hotels, restaurants and recreational activities.

On the island are the central offices of the Galapagos National Park and the Charles Darwin Research Station. It is characterized by being a dormant volcano, as testimony of its volcanic past there are two huge cavities called Los Gemelos. It is estimated that its last eruption occurred 1 and a half million years ago.

Santa Cruz is full of natural charms, from the coast you can enjoy beautiful beaches and bays with turtles, wolves and sea birds. It also has a lush vegetation.

Charles Darwin Research Station

Giant tortoise, Galápagos Islands

Located in Puerto Ayora in Santa Cruz, Galapagos, the Charles Darwin Research Station is directed by scientists from various countries involved in studies about the preservation of the flora and fauna of the islands and their environment.

It has a Natural History Interpretation Center and the Fausto Llerena Breeding Center where it is sought to reproduce and breed in captivity the giant tortoises that are in danger of extinction.

 

 

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