Monday, 23 July 2012

When to visit Galapagos?


The first question I asked myself - what is the best time to visit Galapagos?
The fact is that the Galápagos Islands are beautiful all year through because of their  their equatorial location far from the main land.
However, there are a number of factors that may influence your planning, on when to visit the Galápagos. See the links provided below or links in the right pane.

In practice there are two seasons: 
The  Dry Season
From June to December is called the dry season. The southern trade winds bring the colder Humboldt Current north to the Galápagos. The water is cooler, and a layer of high atmosphere mist pervades the island skies. The highlands of the larger islands are kept green and lush, while the sea level islands and shorelines have little precipitation.

The Warm Season
From December to May is called the warm season. During this warmer season, the Galápagos climate is more tropical with daily rain and cloudier skies, and the ocean temperature is warmer for swimming and snorkelling.

However, on the Galápagos Islands, you'll always find the wildlife activity to be absolutely amazing and unique, no matter when you visit the islands. 


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