To discover the Galapagos Islands is to discover nature in its purest state. Set along the equator, 600 miles off the west coast of the continental part of Ecuador. They consist of 13 major islands and 17 smaller islands and some 40 rocks that make up the archipelago were born from a fiery volcano deep in the Pacific Ocean.
The Galapagos Islands can be divided into four different areas within the archipelago: Western, Southern, Northern and Central Islands. Each region of Galapagos has distinguishing features. Many islands have their own endemic wildlife.
Western Galapagos Islands
The youngest part of the Islands. Visiting the area you'll learn about how the islands were born of fire and how they developed over the years. The marine life is abundant and the wildlife that lives on these islands is dependent on the sea which is why you'll have the best chance to see dolphins, whales and penguin population in addition this is the only area to see flightless cormorants