Welcome to Galapagos
Galapagos Island is famous for its rich biodiversity and place of Charles Darwin’s research on the theory of evolution.
The Galapagos Islands are situated approximately 1,000 km (or a little over 600 mi.) from the Ecuadorian mainland.
The Archipielago de Colon formed between 3 million and 5 million years ago, the Galapagos Islands are relatively young, It consists of 13 main islands of which only five are inhabited. These islands are home to a unique diversity of plant, animal, and marine life that regularly attract tourists and nature lovers alike, including sea lions, land and marine iguanas, giant tortoises and of course, Lonesome George, the only known living tortoise of his species.
Major Islands: Baltra (airport) , Española, Fernandina, Floreana, Genovesa, Isabela (airport), Marchena, Pinta, Pinzón, San Cristóbal (airport), Santa Cruz, Santiago, Santa Fe