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Preparing your trip to Galapagos: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

Black beach, Floreana, Galapagos Islands 1. Despite the fact that the climate in the islands is quite hot, it is easily endured. It most often rains in the period from December to April. Despite this, the weather is the hottest at this time of the year. For hikers, the perfect time to vacation here is from July to October.
2. The sun in the islands is really hot, so you can get a sunburn in a few hours. Tourists are strongly recommended to use all the possible means of protection from the sun and go for a walk only with hats.
3. Almost the entire territory of the archipelago is protected, so there can be no talk about solo walks. In the islands, there are several well-equipped resort areas where the tourists can feel free but they are only 10% of the archipelago.
4. During excursions, you should listen to the guide attentively and never do anything that may harm the environment. In nature reserves, you can move only along the special paths. There are no places for campfires and long rest.
5. The entrance to the territory of the National park of the Galapagos Islands is paid and costs almost 100 USD. You can pay for it only in cash in the airport. Copyright
6. Divers should observe all the safety precautions too. They can scuba dive not in all coastal areas and only after the preliminary agreement with one of the diving centers.
7. The supply voltage is 110 V, so it is better to stockpile adapters in advance. They are provided on the demand in some hotels but this service is not always available.
The main feature of the Galapagos Islands is its wonderful nature. More than 90% of the archipelago is a protected area. The tourists can move around its territory only with a guide. This … Open
8. Tap water is also unusable for drinking, so you should buy purified water in bottles. Besides water, fruit is also very dangerous to foreign guests, so you should wash them before using. At the restaurants, those who haven’t got used to exotic dishes are better to order thermally treated fish and meat.
9. Those who take drugs should bring all the necessary medicines too. You just can hardly buy them during your vacation.
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Bartolome island is full of wonderful volcano sceneries. In a special time, travellers can see how small tortoises born. One of the most interesting places for walks is Culpepper island, its area is only 1,1 square kilometres. This island is rich in a great popularity of sea lions, Galapagos gulls and sea tortoises, navy seals and dolphins. … Read further

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Travelling to Galapagos - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Galapagos. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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