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Galapagos Machu Picchu

The Galapagos Islands are one of the most complex, diverse and unique oceanic archipelagos in the world, which still maintains its ecosystems and biodiversity without major alterations. The Galapagos Islands are located on the equator of the Pacific Ocean, 1000 km west from Ecuador and consists of 13 major islands, 6 minor and more than 107 islets and rocks. The islands maintain several characteristics habitats that are refuges for food and reproduction of different terrestrial and marine animals.
The total area of 7,882 km2 covered islands scattered about 45,000 km2 of sea.
arrival of the first pirates who used the islands as a refuge, and later the Norwegians settled in the islands promoting human settlements. Tourism, fishing, agriculture and handicrafts are now the main sources of life of the people of Galapagos. About 25,000 people inhabit the whole of the five inhabited islands: San Cristobal, Santa Cruz, Isabela, Floreana and Baltra.
1979 UNESCO declared the Galapagos Islands Natural Heritage of Humanity.
1985, UNESCO declared the Galapagos Islands Biosphere Reserve.
There are 7214 identified species in the Galapagos, it is estimated that up to 86% of the biodiversity would be described and inventoried. The 30.8% of Galapagos species are endemic (native) to the islands. Vertebrate animals comprising 696 species, 10% of island biodiversity. Terrestrial invertebrates and freshwater account for 32% of terrestrial biodiversity. At present, marine invertebrates represent 31% of marine biodiversity (note: these data are estimates for 2001 and are in constant change).


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Machu Picchu was nominated one of the new Seven Wonders of the World and Declared Human Heritage by the UNESCO. Machu Picchu is located in Cusco region; the sanctuary of Machu Picchu receives many tourists per day. The natural environment of Machu Picchu is forested, tropical and rainy. Located in the middle of steep mountains and is flanked by the deep canyon Formed by the Urubamba River as it passes Through This part of the basin of Vilcanota. The citadel of Machu Picchu is situated at 2.360 m the nature and the wonderful views make amazing scenery. This is one of the reason people come to visit Machu Picchu.


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Package Tour Duration Highlights
MACHU PICCHU & ENCHANTED GALAPAGOS ISLANDS 10 Days and 9 Nights Cusco, Machu Picchu, Indian markets, Galapagos Islands
TRIP AROUND MACHU PICCHU & GALAPAGOS ISLAND 13 Days and 12 Nights Cusco, Machu Picchu, Indian markets, Galapagos Islands
HIGHLANDS PERU AND GALAPAGOS ISLANDS 15 Days and 14 Nights Cusco, Machu Picchu, Titicaca Lake, Galapagos Islands

 

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