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The 10 best places you should visit in Galapagos

The Galapagos Islands are known worldwide  for being a living laboratory due to the large number of animal and plant species unique in the world that are there, this is due to the isolation conditions in which they have lived so they had to adapt in order to survive .This inspire Charles Darwin to formulate the theory of evolution.
In this guide we want to give you the best places to visit if you organize a trip to the Galapagos Island. There are two ways to get to know the Galapagos Islands, the first is to take a tour on each of the islands, with the most popular being Santa Cruz and San Cristóbal. There is also the option of touring the islands on board a luxury cruise.

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1-Turtle Bay
This paradisiacal beach with white sand and turquoise water is the ideal place if you are looking for relaxation. You can also find colored crabs, marine iguanas and a great variety of birds. It has an area of ​​whitewater and another of calm waters, the latter, privileged to practice snorkeling.

Tortuga bay-Galapagos
Tortuga bay

2.-Isabela Island Tunnels
They are located on Isabela Island and it is only possible to get there by boat as it is a labyrinth composed of hundreds of caves that are located between the sea and the land. It is the ideal place to snorkel. It is possible to swim with sea turtles, striped sharks among other marine animals. On the rocks you can find a great diversity of animals that have built their nests there.

 Lava Tunnel-Galapagos-Galapagos
Lava Tunnel

4.-Leon Dormido San Cristóbal
Sleeping Lion or Kicker Rock is a rock formation that resembles a sea lion if seen from a distance. This site is one of the best for snorkeling and diving, allowing you to swim with stingrays, sharks, sea lions and schools of fish. Its sharp rocks are also home to large bird colonies, coexisting species such as blue-footed boobies, frigates and pelicans.

Leon dormido -Galapagos
Kicker Rock

5.- Giant turtle breeding centers
As part of the conservation policy that exists in the islands, a series of centers have been created that study the breeding, genetics and reproduction of giant tortoises that inhabit the archipelago. You can also live a unique experience when visiting a hacienda in the upper part of Santa Cruz where the turtles are in freedom.

Turtle blending center -Galapagos
Turtle blending center

6.-North Seymour Trail
This small island located in the northern part of the Galapagos is considered by many as one of the best places to see birds. Here you can find the colorful and friendly blue footed boobies who are in their natural habitat. You can make tours of ecological trails that are on the island.

 North Seymour -Galapagos
North Seymour

7. Bartolome Island
It is a natural viewpoint located about 100 meters high where you can see the landscape of the Galapagos island in its maximum splendor you can see the other islands such as Santiago. In the lower part you can see endemic species of the island such as sea turtles that choose this site as a place to nest and you can also find the funny Galapagos penguins.

Bartolome Island -Galapagos
Bartolome Island

8.- Garden Bay
It is another of the wonderful beaches that the archipelago hides with a little more than a kilometer of white sands and turquoise water. It is famous for the community of sea lions that you can find sunbathing on the beach.

 Gardner Bay- Galapagos
Gardner Bay

9.- Sullivan Bay 
Located on Santiago Island we find this place which, thanks to the solidification of lava with the sea, has formed a lunar landscape where iguanas mix with rocks thanks to their skin. You can take a walk through the sederos where you can appreciate the geological formations that occurred after the eruption.

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10. Charles Darwin Station
The Charles Darwin research station located in Puerto Ayora on Santa Cruz Island is the ideal place to learn about the origin and evolution of the species that live on the island of Galapagos. The role played by the Charles Darwin station through its scientific station is very large as it helps to conserve the flora and fauna of the islands.
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Charles Darwin station -Galapagos
Charles Darwin station

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