Galapagos Tours

Without a doubt, those visiting the Galapagos Islands usually spend a fair amount of their time undertaking a sailing and/or cruise tour. However, these are by no means the only things to do whilst in the Galapagos Islands. And with some fine hotels and hostels available on the islands, taking a few days out after a cruise tour to enjoy some of the Galapagos Islands tours is becoming more and more common. Here, then, are some of the more enjoyable activities and tours you can get up to during your Galapagos vacation:

Galapagos Tours - Cruises

As with everything in the Galapagos Islands, Galapagos Island tours involving cruise ships can come in one of three different modes: (a) high-end; (b) medium: and (c) economical. Ordinarily, high-end cruises involve yachts with crews of between 6 and 9. Normally these yachts can take a maximum of 22 people; however, if you're looking to make a party of it, some of the large cruise ships can take between 50 and 100 passengers. Medium priced cruises, on the other hand, are usually either sail-boats (yachts) or motor-boats and can normally take up to 10 passengers. Finally, most of the cheaper boats are motor-boats that can handle up to 16 passengers.

Galapagos Island Tours - Diving

With the superb natural wild life and exciting sea animals, scuba diving and snorkeling are two of the most popular past-times whilst on a Galapagos Island tour. However, with some delightful inland rivers and waterfalls, swimming on one of the islands is fast becoming one of the wonders of a Galapagos Island tour.

Galapagos Tours - Kayaking

Kayaking the inland rivers and coastal waters is the new "in" thing to do during any Galapagos tour and if you believe this may be something you would like to do a visit to any of the islands hotels or hostels should easily provide you with the chance to do something like this.

Galapagos Tours - Bird Watching

Galapagos Tours
Galapagos Tours

Bird watching is one of the major reasons why most people decide to visit the Galapagos Islands. If bird watching is your pleasure, you'll find few better places in the world to take a tour than to tour the Galapagos Islands. However, as the rainy season in the Galapagos Islands goes from January thru April, it is highly recommended that any bird-watching lovers come to the islands during this time as the rich green vegetation will provide you with a much more enjoyable Galapagos tour.

Galapagos Island Tours - Iguana and Trekking

Iguanas live on the Galapagos Islands in large numbers and a day trip trekking to see them is certainly one of the highlights of any stay on the islands. Also, with its rich vegetation and fauna, a Galapagos tour involving a trek or two is always going to be fun!

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