The Galapagos Islands form one of the most diverse archipelagos in the world, formed by 13 major islands, 6 smaller islands and 42 islets of volcanic origin that cover an area of ​​7,850 km2.

They are known by the number of endemic species that can be found and also because of the studies that the scientist Charles Darwin carried out to establish the theory of the evolution.

On September 8, 1978, UNESCO declared the Galapagos Islands a Natural Heritage of Humanity and in 1985 the Galapagos National Park was named a biosphere reserve.

The Galapagos Islands were also declared one of the Seven Underwater Wonders of the World by the CEDAM (Conservation, Education, Diving, Awareness and Marine research) based on its beauty, marine life, scientific value and importance to the environment.

Its flora and fauna have managed to evolve in an extraordinary way, the animals that inhabit the islands show little or no fear for the human presence or other animals, which makes the islands a unique place where its visitors can appreciate all its nature, take pictures and learn about the Galapagos Islands.

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  • Climate in Galapagos
    Between January and May the Galapagos climate is warm, the ambient temperature ranges from 25 to 35 degrees Celsius, the water is very pleasant, ideal for surface diving. The climate is cooler from June to December with temperatures between 18 and 22 degrees, under water the temperature goes between 16 to 18 degrees, so it is recommended to wear short wetsuit for water activities.
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    What to bring for your trip to the Galapagos Islands
    • Long sleeves and cotton short sleeves • Shorts • Light jacket for wind or rain • Swimwear • Mask and snorkel (if desired) • Short Wetsuit (if desired) • Pool sandals • Comfortable walking shoes • Thebes sandals • Socks • Sunglasses • Cap or hat • Solar protection • Your medicines (if needed) • Photo or video camera • A bottle of tomato • Travel documents • Cash