What to Do When in Galapagos Islands and the Amazon Rainforest
Small volcanic land masses found in Ecuador on both sides of the equator in the Pacific Ocean are known as Galapagos Islands. Pinta, San Cristobal, Marchena, Santiago, Pinzon and Darwin are some of the Islands which make up the Galapagos Islands. Rain is in plenty in the Galapagos Islands. Tourists go for Galapagos Cruise Tours in the Galapagos Islands.
The Amazon Basin in South America is where the huge Amazon Rainforest is located. The rainforest covers countries like Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Bolivia and Guyana. The rainforest has a wide variety of wildlife. Rainforest Kayaking Trips are also present in the Amazon.
Below are the special activities only found in the Galapagos Islands: First, you should do scuba diving. This is an underwater diving activity where the diver is fully equipped with equipment to provide air supply. Scuba diving is arousing as a result of the presence of sea lions, penguins and fish which are colorful.
Second, you should watch birds. In Galapagos Islands, there are more than 20 resident species of birds. The awesome look of this bird species play a big role in beautifying bird watching. Tourists are able to have a perfect and closer view of this birds since they are not afraid of people.
The giant Galapagos Island tortoises are enjoyable to see. Tortoises which are land-dwelling reptiles are characterized by a hard shell at their back. The lifespan of a tortoise is about 2 centuries. The symbol of the Galapagos Islands is the tortoise.
When you have visited the Amazon Rainforest, please carry out the following activities;
One, perform Kayaking. Kayaking is a sport of moving across the water on a small boat in a sitting position. Kayaking also facilitates fishing and diving. Some companies give rainforest kayaking trips in the Amazon. They provide the necessary equipment that makes kayaking possible at a cost.
Piranha fishing is the next interesting activity. In cinema entertainment the piranha is depicted as a life-threatening animal since it tears people to the bones. This is the most interesting activity among tourists. Piranha fishing participants understand that the piranha is not dangerous but it is just a myth. They are minute harmless fish.
Swimming is the next crucial activity. The friendly dolphins which do not attack swimmers make swimming gratifying. Pink is the common color of these dolphins.
Fourth, interact with the local community. The local people love to interact with visitors. Gain knowledge on their ways of survival.
Finally, visiting the Galapagos Islands and Amazon Rainforest is a good idea but more exciting when the above activities are carried out.