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August in Galápagos: Featuring Giant Tortoises

Did you know that the Galápagos Islands are named after getting their giant tortoises? The word “Galápagos” means saddle, and when Spaniards came to the islands they found that the

Have you ever heard of the pink dolphins of the Amazon?

Endemic to Venezuela, Brasil, Peru, Guyana, Ecuador and Colombia, pink dolphins are one of the few species of dolphins that live in freshwaters. Along the rivers of South America, specifically

In April: Green Galapagos & Wildlife season

Galapagos in April  Max. temp: 85°F (29.4°C)   Min. temp: 73°F (22.8°C)   Sea temp.: 77°F (25.0°C)   Avg. Rainfall: 1.5 in (3.8 cm)   In April, the rainy season in Galapagos is over. This season

February is for flamingos

Did you know that on top of all the other fantastic animals you can find in the Galapagos, you can also find flamingos?

Flamingos in the Galapagos can be spotted in Floreana, Santa Cruz, Isabella, Santiago, and Bainbridge.

January in Galapagos: Green Sea Turtles lay their eggs

January is the month when Galápagos Giant Tortoises’ eggs start hatching, and sea turtles begin to lay their eggs.  Green Sea Turtles are the only species of marine turtles that lays eggs in the Galapagos Islands!  

Machalilla National Park: culture and adventure along the coast

Located in the province of Manabí, its name comes from the Machalilla pre-hispanic culture. Machalilla was declared a National Park in 1979, becoming one of the first protected areas in Ecuador!

Did you know: The breeding season of Galápagos Sea lions is underway!

Galápagos sea lions (endemic to the Galápagos) are non-migratory and can be spotted in the Islands yearlong, but their pupping and breeding season takes place from May through February! If you visit Galápagos this month it is likely that you’ll encounter them in their mating period.

Cuicocha: the perfect weekend getaway!

Cuicocha Lagoon, also known as Lagoon of the Gods, is the result of a volcanic eruption that happened over 3,000 years ago!  Located just 12 km from Cotacachi, within the