Moon Galápagos Islands

Wildlife, Snorkeling & Diving, Tour Advice

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By Lisa Cho

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Price

$14.99

Price

$19.99 CAD

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Format:

  1. ebook (Revised) $14.99 $19.99 CAD
  2. Trade Paperback (Revised) $19.99 $24.99 CAD

The Galápagos archipelago is one of the most beautiful, wild, and untouched places on earth. Travel back in time with Moon Galápagos Islands. Inside you'll find:
  • Strategic tour advice on which boats to take, how long to stay, and where to stop along the way
  • The top activities and unique experiences: Snorkel past playful sea lions and gentle sea turtles or dive with hammerheads and whale sharks. Spot blue-footed boobies, albatross, and pelicans just as Darwin did when formulating the Theory of Evolution. Walk along sandy beaches where marine iguanas sun themselves on the rocks, or hike through forests of cacti and along otherworldly lava trails with ocean views
  • Expert insight from Lisa Cho on how to experience the islands like an insider, visit sustainably, avoid crowds, and respectfully engage with the culture
  • Background information on the history, landscape, and diverse wildlife of the archipelago, including how and where to see each animal while protecting their habitats
  • Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout
  • In-depth coverage of Santa Cruz, San Cristóbal, Isabela, Floreana, and the remote uninhabited islands of Santiago, Fernandina, Española, and Genovesa, plus the gateway cities of Quito and Guayaquil
With Moon Galápagos Islands' practical tips and expert insight, you can have the trip of a lifetime.

Expanding your trip? Check out Moon Ecuador & the Galápagos Islands.
 

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On Sale
Oct 17, 2023
Page Count
256 pages
Publisher
Moon Travel
ISBN-13
9781640494930

Lisa Cho

About the Author

Lisa Cho is a writer based in San Francisco, California. She considers herself fortunate to have had the opportunity to wander the globe. She’s visited nineteen countries, but Ecuador has particular significance. She first arrived in Ecuador in 2012 with just a suitcase, planning to see the sights; she ended up living there for three years.
 
She has visited the Galápagos several times with an interesting mix of experiences. She has stayed in backpacker hostels, upscale eco-lodges, and sailed on cruises. She’s taken the most popular tours and ventured off the beaten path. She has gone hiking, biking, kayaking, SUP, snorkeling, SCUBA, taken surfing lessons, and camping on the islands. After several trips spanning a decade, she still considers herself a tourist on the islands: She loves to watch blue-footed boobies, playful sea lion pups, and giant tortoises, and snaps photographs by the thousands.

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