Galapagos Islands

Officially part of Ecuador, these islands are famed for their unique wildlife, striking landscapes, and their role in inspiring Charles Darwin's groundbreaking theory of natural selection. Spanning an area of around 17,000 square miles, the islands are characterized by varied terrain, including rocky shores, beautiful beaches, lush highlands, and barren lava fields. The Galapagos Islands are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a major ecotourism destination, where visitors can closely observe diverse species such as the giant tortoises, marine iguanas, and various bird species, many of which are found nowhere else on Earth.

Where are the Galapagos Islands?

The Galapagos Islands are an archipelago of 19 volcanic islands and numerous islets, located in the Pacific Ocean, approximately 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador.

Mother Nature's Masterpiece

Encounter Species Found Nowhere Else on Earth

As you embark on your journey to explore these volcanic islands, you will have the unique opportunity to observe a wide variety of endemic species up-close in their natural habitats. From giant tortoises and marine iguanas to blue-footed boobies and Darwin's finches, the islands are a treasure trove of biodiversity.

Throughout your visit, you will not only relive Charles Darwin's groundbreaking discoveries that led to the formulation of the theory of natural selection but also understand the importance of conservation efforts that protect the delicate ecosystems.

Why Should I Visit the Galapagos Islands?

Unique Wildlife
Incredible Biodiversity
Awe-Inspiring Scenery

Unique Wildlife

The islands' isolation and varied habitats have led to the evolution of a wide range of unique species. Prepare to come face-to-face with the iconic giant tortoises and playful seals, delight in the sight of playful marine iguanas basking on the rocks, or marvel at the distinctive blue-footed boobies conducting their quirky mating dances. Maybe you'll catch a glimpse of the rare flightless cormorant, or become fascinated with the endemic Darwin's finches, key to the scientist's revolutionary theory of natural selection.

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