Blog Category: Galapagos
5 Reasons Galapagos Cruises Make Spectacular Vacations
When you think of the Galapagos islands words like pristine, remote, and paradise come to mind. Lying off the coast of Ecuador, these protected Pacific islands offer the adventurous traveler one of the most rewarding and awe-inspiring vacations of a lifetime. The best way to get to these islands is plane, and then you’re routed via expedition ship.
Planning a Trip to the Galapagos? 6 Helpful Travel Tips
Each destination around the world comes with its own set of issues. Seasoned travelers understand that travel planning is an essential part of the process—in other words, you don’t simply pick a destination and go. It’s important to understand language, customs, transportation, health care, and more. While looking at the ins and outs of travel, it can feel overwhelming, but in reality, people deal with those same issues every day in their own community. The only difference is that the issues in your community are familiar. Travel is an amazing way to grow, change and experience the world, and by understanding your destinations, you can create the trip of a lifetime.
An Adventure Seeker’s Guide to Touring the Galapagos
What do you think about when someone brings up the Galapagos Islands? Do you think about Darwin, science, research and a unique location that’s home to strange and mysterious animals? Probably so—and that’s because although most people know touring the Galapagos Islands provides a once-in-a-lifetime experience, they probably don’t associate that experience with adventure. Adventure is often connected with travel experiences like diving the Great Barrier Reef, or trekking the Himalayas. However, according to one of Merriam-Webster’s definitions, adventure is simply “an exciting and remarkable experience,” which is something the Galapagos Islands easily provides its visitors and more.
The Galapagos Experience: What it is and Why You Need to Have it
The Galapagos Islands hold an air of mystique and fascination for travelers everywhere. It’s a destination most people have heard of, but one they may not fully understand. Part of the Galapagos intrigue is its unique setting and the creatures that live within it. Add to that a remote location and Galapagos vacations become once-in-a-lifetime trips for many.
Galapagos Cruises vs. Caribbean Cruises
Planning a vacation is an exciting endeavor. Everyone travels differently, and depending on where you are in life, the type of vacation you choose is essential to having a great time. Cruises have long been a favorite for all types of people—but especially for those who want a “traveling hotel.” Cruises also work well for people who want a more planned itinerary with options of things to do as well as meals.
What Makes the Galapagos Islands SO GREAT. 4 Reasons
The Galapagos Islands have long held a fascination for travelers around the world. There's something mysterious and unique about the destination. Between the creatures, history and natural features—there are numerous reasons the Galapagos Islands are so great.
The Top 7 Most Interesting Species Found Only in The Galapagos
What brings travelers to the Galapagos Islands? One of the most common answers is wildlife. While safaris and arctic treks have their appeal, there's no other destination quite like the Galapagos Islands. Species seen nowhere else on earth exist in this one-of-a-kind sea and landscape.
KARANKI MAGDALENA Community Lodge Social Community Tourism The Karanki Magdalena Lodge belongs to the Indigenous Community of Magdalena, located north of Quito, at the slopes of the Imbabura Volcano near Otavalo (known for hosting the most famous Indigenous market in America). Home of Atahualpa, the last of the Inca Emperors, Karanki Magdalena is at […]
Have You Ever Wanted to Walk in Darwin’s Footsteps?
If you hear the name Charles Darwin, most people immediately think, “theory of evolution” or about On the Origin of Species. The next thing that often comes to mind is the Galapagos Islands, the richly bio-diverse locale that became Darwin’s living, breathing laboratory.
- Taking the Whole Family to the Galapagos: A Good Idea?
- Have You Ever Wanted to Walk in Darwin’s Footsteps?
- An Adventure Seeker’s Guide to Touring the Galapagos
- The Galapagos Experience: What it is and Why You Need to Have it
- What Makes the Galapagos Islands SO GREAT. 4 Reasons
- The Top 7 Most Interesting Species Found Only in The Galapagos
- Galapagos Cruises vs. Caribbean Cruises
- Planning a Trip to the Galapagos? 6 Helpful Travel Tips
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