Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands - The Galapagos Islands (Chapter)
This is the Galápagos Islands chapter from Lonely Planet's Ecuador & the Galápagos Islands guidebook.
The Galápagos Islands may inspire you to think differently about the world. This isolated group of volcanic islands has taken on almost mythological status as a showcase of biodiversity, with many of the creatures who call the islands home found nowhere else in the world.
- take in spectacular views at Isla Bartolomé, where you may feel like one of the last people on earth
- witness the pageantry of birdlife around the dramatic cliffs at Punta Suárez
- engage in a staring contest with the slumbering beasts in the El Chato Tortoise Reserve
- restaurants & accommodations
Coverage includes: Isla Santa Cruz & around, Isla San Cristóbal & around, Isla Isabela & around, Isla Fernandina, Isla San Salvador & around, Isla Santa María, Isla Española, Isla Genovesa, Isla Marchena, Isla Pinta, Isla Wolf, and Isla Darwin, Understanding the Galápagos Islands: History, Geology, Ecology & Environment, and Tourism, Survival Guide: Getting There & Away, and Getting Around.
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