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green sea turtle - 5 Reasons why Galapagos Islands are the Ultimate Vacation Spot

5 Reasons why Galapagos Islands are the Ultimate Vacation Spot

 

The Galapagos Islands are an exotic vacation destination that has captured the imaginations of travellers dating back centuries. The archipelago draws people from far and away, and of every walk of life to explore and discover the natural wonders that lie 500-miles offshore of mainland Ecuador.

The islands are unlike no where else on Earth; the diversity of flora and fauna, the out-of-this-world landscape, and the creatures of the Galapagos Marine Reserve set the Galapagos apart.  Keep reading for five reasons why the Galapagos Islands are the ultimate vacation spot.

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A Short, Friendly Guide to Exploring the Galapagos Islands

A Galapagos vacation is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure that lasts long after the trip is finished. Exploring the islands reawakens traveller’s connection with nature, putting you face to face with the creatures that have welcomed travellers from around the world for decades. The far away destination entertains adult and children of all ages; bringing groups, couples, and single travellers into a vast diversity that sparks the imagination and invigorates the spirit.

There are many ways to dive into  the archipelago for all types of adventurers. Keep reading for a short, friendly, guide to exploring the Galapagos Islands.

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Galapagos penguin - Ten things you can only do in the Galapagos Islands

Ten things you can only do in the Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands have a diversity of endemic wildlife and activities that can only be seen and done within the confines of the archipelago. Galapagos tours offer opportunities for one of a kind experiences that put you in the midst of the natural world, connecting you with exotic beauty of the islands. Keep reading for ten things you can only do in the Galapagos Islands.

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Jumping Humpback whale - Four Whales Often Spotted while on a Galapagos Cruise

Four Whales Often Spotted while on a Galapagos Cruise

One of the thrills of taking a Galapagos cruise is found in transit-seeing whales breach the sea in incredible displays of aerobatics. The Galapagos Marine Reserve plays host to a variety of baleen and toothed whales including blue whales, sperm whales, humpback whales, orcas, and whale sharks. Some come to feed during the guara season between July and December; others are in residence year round-and all make an impression when spotted off the bow of a boat.  Keep reading for four whales that call the Galapagos waters home.

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Autumn in the Galapagos-A special Time in the Archipelago

 

The Galapagos Islands are a special place to visit during the fall months between September and the early days of winter. It is the calm before the storm of the high season, a refreshing break from groups of travellers around every bend.

One Galapagos land-based tour option is to stay at the Galapagos Safari Camp, started by an adventurous couple who wanted people to see the archipelago from a genuine perspective- diving into the wildlife and exotic landscapes of the nearby uninhabited islands. Keep reading for a few of the places that you can visit while in the archipelago.

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