The Galapagos Islands, an archipelago in the Pacific, became famous after the voyage of the Beagle and Charles Darwin’s explorations. It was this archipelago that gave a material for scientific explanation of his worldwide known theory of evolution. It is a paradise for naturalists – the whole area of the Galapagos Islands is a national park and is protected by Ecuador government. But have you ever consider these islands to be a honeymoon travel destination?
Actually, many people do. And let’s see what you can do having a honeymoon there. First of all, the Galapagos Islands are a UNESCO World Heritage site, so, you will see different exotic species like giant tortoises (by the way, the islands were named upon these peerless animals), pelicans, Galapagos penguins, Darwin finches, Galapagos hawks, sea lions, great frigate birds, Galapagos doves, marine iguanas, etc. Your honeymoon album will be packed with unique photos! But mind that you can explore the islands’ nature world only with a professional guide.
Secondly, grandiose landscapes of the Galapagos Islands are not only for staring at them with astonishment and delight. Adventurous honeymooners are invited for hiking and land tours. If you want to add some romance to your honeymoon travel, you may spend few days aboard small and intimate ship, cruising around the islands. Amazing scenery, unforgettable island sunsets, and calm atmosphere of small cruise ship will make your romantic honeymoon even more than memorable!
And finally, the Galapagos archipelago can offer you not only exceptional wildlife, but also all necessary amenities: you will find a modern hotel at every of five inhabited islands (Baltra, Floreana, Isabela, San Cristobal and Santa Cruz). Or you may stay in Quito, Ecuador (it is the primary entry port for the Galapagos Islands) and then take a connecting flight to the archipelago, step aboard you cruise ship and just enjoy perfect honeymoon voyage.
It would be very helpful for you if you pick up some Spanish words and phrases because this language is spoken in Ecuador and The Galapagos Islands along with English.