The sheer beauty of the Galapagos Islands

The sheer beauty of the Galapagos Islands is a welcoming sight to all visitors and just brings to mind all the wonderful tourist activities you can enjoy. Strolling along the coast to amazing Amazon jungle tours, from scuba diving to cruising on the ocean, there are many amazing things to do in the island and in the region. With such things to choose people often have a hard time deciding what to do.

There are a number of things to enjoy when in the Galapagos Islands and one of the most popular activities is scuba diving and the different tours that are available with scuba diving. The water around the islands and the islands themselves form the Galapagos Marine Reserve. If adventure is your game then diving into the depths here will bring you in touch with whales, sharks and other beautiful marine animals.

Bird Watching in the area is a great way to enjoy your stay in the Galapagos with the reserve home to more than 1600 different species of birds and is one of South America’s most popular birding paradises. There are a myriad of birds including the mockingbirds, hawk, hummingbirds and many species that are endemic to the region. You can also head to the mainland and enjoy great birding adventures in the Ecuadoran wilderness.

Cruise tours in and around the islands are something that must be done if you are in the area of the Galapagos Islands. The cruise ships are luxuriously designed to provide the best of accommodation as well as great tours in and around the Galapagos. The cruise ships have cabins that are air conditioned, bathrooms, lounge, bar and many other amenities.

One cruise ship in particular, Isabella II has a sun deck with areas for observation to see dolphins and whales from the ship. Besides having great accommodations the ships offer tours to Floreana Island, Santa Cruz Island, Santiago Island, Isabella Island and other Galapagos Islands that are beautiful.

There are plenty of things to do if you make the Galapagos your holiday destination. There are a number of tour operators that offer great trips to discover all across the region. They offer both custom trips and trips that go on a regularly scheduled time.