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Galapagos Islands Information
12 Dic

The 15 facts you have to know about the Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands, famous for inspiring Charles Darwin’s theory of natural selection, is an ecological wonderland filled with a treasure trove of endemic species. Before you take off on your dream trip to the enchanted islands, here's some Galapagos Islands information you need to know. 1.    Entrance Fees: There are two fees to be paid in cash at the airports. Transit Control Card Fee: $20 (paid prior to departure from Quito or Guayaquil) National Park Entrance Fee: $100 (paid on arrival at Baltra or San Cristobal) 2.    Money & ATMs: Currency: US...

6 Jun

How were the Galapagos Islands formed?

Many people think that Galapagos Islands are an extraordinary place for a getaway because of its beauty or due to the presence of exotic animals such as iguanas, turtles, blue-footed boobies, frigates and Darwin's finches. However, the geology of the islands is also fascinating. The Archipelago is one of the most active volcanic areas of the world! It was about 14 million years ago when the peaks of several volcanoes broke the surface of the Pacific Ocean and formed the initial Galapagos Archipelago. The Galapagos hotspot is located in the western part...

1 Jun

June in Galapagos, the beginning of dry season

Galapagos is an extraordinary destination during all the year, however, June is one of the best moments to visit it. In general, there are two seasons in the islands. The first season is from December to June, and is known as the hot season. The second climatic season starts in June in Galapagos and it ends up in mid-December, and it is known as the dry season. The best moment to visit the islands is in the transition between both seasons, so June is a good moment. Thanks to the special conditions...