The Galapagos Islands is an archipelago on the eastern Pacific Ocean. They belong to Ecuador and they are located 600 miles away from the mainland. Galapagos consists of 13 main islands, 6 8smaller islands and some islets.
The archipelago belongs to the UNESCO World Heritage since 1978.
Lava piles and shield volcanoes form the Islands, many of them are periodically active. Its landscape features high mountains, craters and cliffs.
The archipelago is renowned for its unusual wildlife. Its giant tortoises are thought to have some of the longest life spans of any creature on Earth. Most of the species are endemic to these islands.
The Galapagos is the perfect holiday destination with its picture-perfect beaches, landscapes and unique flora and fauna.
Discover finches, marine iguanas, giant tortoises, sea lions, sharks, flightless cormorants and even penguins on this incredible place.