Formation of Islands because of volcanic eruptions, Galapagos Islands is one astonishing creation of God,Creation of such a beautiful place and because of volcanic eruptions is one true wonder of nature.
Galapagos Islands come under the the control of Ecuador, These Islands lie in Pacific ocean along with equator, This island has population of around 20 thousand people, The natives of this place are living very close to nature, There are numerous species that were discovered from these Islands by Charles Darwin during his voyage of Beagle.
This piece of beautiful land in middle of no where has a lot to offer to tourists, There are a lot of things to do in Galapagos Islands. If you are looking for a vacations, these Island can be a great destination to spend a week or so.
Take a note that currency of Galapagos Island is US Dollars and the climate is moderate what you will expect in a middle of a ocean, The sun is strong so you should carry sunscreen,Although the place has been well equipped for the tourists by the Ecuador government, So you don’t have to worry much about how you are going to survive there.
You can get to Galapagos Island through the cruise chips, If you don’t want to spend on Cruise ships you can always opt for flights, there are number of flights coming to these Island on regular basis.
Things to do in Galapagos Islands
Although its a great place, I don’t think you will be able to get enough of it in a week, there are a lot of things to do in Galapagos Island. Most of them are related to the water and beautiful creations of nature.
- Visit Los Tuneles
A great place to see the turtles swimming, Along with the turtles you will also sea lions,Marine Iguanas and Sharks. Its great place to spend a day and see different kinds of amazing sea species. The walls around are made like a tunnel and it seems like all the marine animals are along you.
- Scuba, Snorkeling and Diving
Great Guides and Instructors provide supervision of Scuba, Snorkeling and Diving into the open sea, IT is one of the best way to experience open ocean, With the organised staff you are not even scared to try all this stuff even if its your first time, Deep sea diving will provide you an opportunity to see the great marine life.
- Visit Kicker Rock
To get the best of Kicker rock you will have to get under the water, Volcanic eruptions have made the surroundings in such a way that it provides tunnels between the rocks which are like natural home for Hammerhead sharks and Galapagos sharks, You can also opt for snorkeling or scuba diving at Kicker rock.
- Surfing at Tortuga Bay
If you love surfing, You will find great waves at this front beach, and it is one of the things to do in Galapagos Islands for a reason. There is also an accomodation place under the lagoon, the Beach itself is beautiful. You will love sunbath there. or in some months you might also see Marine Lguanas near the mangrove.
Well I will conclude with a thought that these Islands are one of the most beautiful creations of God,You get to see huge a lot of new stuff you never heard about there are a lot of great things to do in Galapagos Islands, If you have been there or you are planning to visit this beautiful place let us know in the comments. Also share your experience.
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