Detroit, MI (PRWEB) June 07, 2013
This year is the year for something new, a year for adventure and the world is waiting to offer this to any traveler willing to find it.Island Trader Vacations reviews top areas for travel known for their adventures and their diversity. One of these top locations for travel is the country of Ecuador, more specifically, its biologically rich Galapagos Islands.
Located about 500 miles off the coast of Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands are an archipelago made up of 14 islands and a number of islets. Entirely included within a national park and marine biological reserve, this area is a nature lovers dream. Created by volcanic activity long ago, the Galapagos developed isolated from other parts of the world making it unique from any other area. Home to a large number of endemic species, those species unique to an area, the Galapagos represents a one of a kind option for travelers today.
Considered the crowing jewel of Ecuador, the islands offer over 70 sites of interest on land and almost 80 marine sites as well. Travelers to the Galapagos have a variety of options when it comes to travel however, one of the most popular ways is to take a cruise. Cruise tours offered in the islands have a number of unique itineraries and vary in length from one day to even week long cruises. Each will highlight a special feature of the islands and activities such as scuba diving, hiking or just relaxing in one of the most stunning areas of the world today. Cruises range from luxury class, offering air conditioning, ocean views, jacuzzi and other special amenities to the economy type.
Land tours are the most popular way to see the Galapagos, and like the cruise options, are quite diverse. Travelers opting to travel by land will most often stay on the islands of San Cristobal or Santa Cruz and then take day tours to the various destinations in the Galapagos for the day.
Whether enjoying a land based trip or cruise trip, the Galapagos are sure not to disappoint.
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