Galapagos Islands – considered a province of Ecuador, these islands (located 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador) are one of the most-visited sites in Ecuador due to its ecological wonders. These islands, born from volcanoes erupting violently out of the sea, has animal and plant life that is unique from much of the world – attracting its share of eco-tourists, and stimulating curiosity from scientists and researchers. A worthy destination within these islands is the Galapagos Marine Reserve (which was declared a World Heritage Site in 2001).
Travel agencies that conduct tours of the Galapagos Islands include: www.discovergalapagos.com; www.ecoventura.com; www.galapagostours.net;
https://naturegalapagos.com; and www.saexpeditions.com