The Galapagos Islands climate is at its best during the last month of the year, and the first months of each New Year.
These are known as the transition months in Galapagos.
If you live in northern latitudes, say higher than 30 degrees N, chances are you are not expecting warm days now, right?
Well, escaping the cold, and heading for warm days, seems to be the trend worldwide.
Of course, Galapagos is not just one more tropical destination...
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It is one of the most amazing National Parks and Marine Reserves, in the world, and where the best of the Galapagos Wildlife encounters happen.
But, really what makes Galapagos so special in these months? Here are some expedition highlights for you to consider, and remember, they only happen at this time of the year.
Galapagos Islands climate has changed, and the islands' waters have warmed up, vegetation has started to become green, and wildlife is adapting to such changes.
Land-depending species become quite active as their breeding starts, while that of the sea-depending species starts to slow down.
Galapagos land birds, including Darwin's Finches have started to reproduce. Watch how their courtship and nesting happens.
There are only four months of the year that can be called transitional months: December, January, April and May. These months are worth calling Satisfaction guaranteed.
And explore the shores where the most numerous colony of Marine Iguanas are found.
Enjoy the arrival of the warm waters from the north. Snorkel and swim next to penguins and sea lions with no need to freeze in the water. Tropical fishes abound too.
Galapagos Islands climate during December, January and February is quite remarkable, as most days are sunny, but not overwhelmingly hot. Breathtaking sunrises and sunsets. It is all picture perfect.
Marine iguanas have just developed the most colorful mix of colors for a reptile: emerald green, red and black. Best sightings happen at Espanola, Santa Cruz and Fernandina Islands.
You will have the chance to observe how males establish ownership by acting territorial to other individuals.
Galapagos Land Iguanas on Isabela Island have developed bright yellow colors, which next to light brown and reddish blotches, make these reptiles the most attractive of the arid zone.
Their mating season has just started. Green sea turtles show the highest curiosity of the year to snorkelers.
Best locations to look for this unique behavior includes Bartolom3 and Fernandina Islands.
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Enjoy the wonderful Galapagos Islands climate during the transition months.
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