Descriptive Essay About Galapagos Islands

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January in the Galapagos Islands brings a vibrant change to the archipelago, and signals the beginning of the garùa season. The Panama current arrives from the north to warm the waters, and tropical rain showers revive the flora and fauna in the highlands and lowlands of the extraordinary islands we visit.

Staying at Galapagos Safari Camp during the warm season is a celebration of new beginnings for the creatures of the islands. Many species of birds, land and marine iguanas, green turtles, and giant tortoises are starting to breed. A year ago at the start of this season, baby tortoises were discovered on an uninhabited island for the first time in 100 years.

As luck would have it, the daily rains come and go quickly, leaving sunny skies and tropical temperatures in their wake. Our safari tours take advantage of the annual change of climate, and visit uninhabited islands and enchanting visitor sites daily that will astonish you.

There is renewed hustle and activity with the wildlife everywhere you look during a Galapagos holiday; new discoveries wait around every bend and outcrop. Snorkeling is at its best, as the warm waters are clear; bringing sea lion pups, rays, turtles and sharks close to shore.

Keep reading for some of our favorite sights and natural events taking place on the islands that we consider worthwhile, adventurous, and inspiring.

Santa Cruz
Known as a tourist hub for the Galapagos; Santa Cruz’s diversity, beaches, research centers and national park
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