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San Cristobal

San Cristobal is a city located in the province of Galapagos in Ecuador. It is the capital of the Galapagos Islands and is located in the north-eastern part of the archipelago. It is the largest city in the Galapagos and has a population of around 10,000 people.

San Cristobal is situated in the Pacific Ocean, about 1000 km from the Ecuadorian mainland. It is one of the oldest towns in the Galapagos and was founded in 1832 by the Spanish. San Cristobal is the administrative and commercial centre of the Galapagos Islands.

San Cristobal has a rich history, dating back to the 16th century when it was first visited by the Spanish explorer, Fray Tomas de Berlanga. It was during this visit that the islands were named after his patron saint, Saint Christopher. In the 18th century, San Cristobal was used as a whaling station by the British and the Dutch. In the 19th century, the islands were used as a penal colony.

San Cristobal is known for its diverse wildlife and is a popular destination for tourists. The city is home to a variety of species including sea lions, whales, dolphins, sea turtles, and a variety of bird species. It is also a great place for snorkeling and diving.

San Cristobal is a great place to visit for its beautiful landscapes, its rich culture and history, and its unique wildlife. It is a great destination for those looking to explore the Galapagos Islands and experience the beauty of the archipelago.

Excursion tips for a day in San Cristobal

1. Visit the San Cristobal Cathedral - Explore the historical and cultural significance of the San Cristobal Cathedral, located in the heart of the city.

2. Explore the Plaza de San Francisco - Enjoy the beautiful architecture and take in the atmosphere of the Plaza de San Francisco.

3. Take a Tour of the Colonial District - Take a guided tour of the colonial district, and learn about the city’s history and culture.

4. Visit the San Cristobal Museum - Spend some time exploring the San Cristobal Museum, and learn about the city’s rich history.

5. Visit the San Cristobal Cultural Center - Visit the San Cristobal Cultural Center, and explore the city’s art, music, and culture.

6. Take a Tour of the Local Markets - Explore the local markets, and sample some of the delicious local cuisine.

7. Take a Day Trip to the Galapagos Islands - Take a day trip to the Galapagos Islands, and experience the unique wildlife and stunning scenery.

8. Take a Hike in the San Cristobal National Park - Enjoy the stunning scenery and wildlife of the San Cristobal National Park.

9. Visit the Botanical Gardens - Enjoy the lush vegetation of the botanical gardens, and learn about the local flora and fauna.

10. Spend an Evening at the Theater - Enjoy a performance at the theater, and experience a unique cultural experience.

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The climate in San Cristobal

Spring (September-November): The weather in San Cristobal during the spring season is generally warm and sunny. Average temperatures range from 16°C (61°F) to 24°C (75°F). Summer (December-February): The summer season in San Cristobal is usually hot and humid. Average temperatures range from 18°C (64°F) to 28°C (82°F). Autumn (March-May): The weather in San Cristobal during the autumn season is usually mild and comfortable. Average temperatures range from 16°C (61°F) to 25°C (77°F). Winter (June-August): The winter season in San Cristobal is usually cool and dry. Average temperatures range from 12°C (54°F) to 20°C (68°F).

Cruise weather for San Cristobal

Our weather forecast for San Cristobal helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 23.6 °C
min: 21.1 °C
20.5 m/s
26.3 m/s
38.3 %
24.1 m
77.8 %
1,013 hPa
06:02:01
18:06:33
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 23.8 °C
min: 21 °C
17.3 m/s
20.9 m/s
44.1 %
24.1 m
78.0 %
1,013 hPa
06:02:02
18:06:36
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 23.5 °C
min: 21.3 °C
18.0 m/s
19.4 m/s
58.9 %
24.1 m
79.9 %
1,014 hPa
06:02:03
18:06:38
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 23.6 °C
min: 21.2 °C
20.2 m/s
24.1 m/s
54.5 %
24.1 m
77.6 %
1,016 hPa
06:02:03
18:06:39
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 24.1 °C
min: 20.8 °C
16.9 m/s
19.8 m/s
31.8 %
24.1 m
77.7 %
1,015 hPa
06:02:03
18:06:40
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 23.5 °C
min: 20.7 °C
17.6 m/s
22.3 m/s
37.6 %
24.1 m
75.3 %
1,014 hPa
06:02:02
18:06:41
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 23.9 °C
min: 20.1 °C
17.3 m/s
18.4 m/s
52.8 %
24.1 m
72.0 %
1,013 hPa
06:02:00
18:06:40
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 23.9 °C
min: 20.4 °C
15.8 m/s
18.4 m/s
25.5 %
24.1 m
73.1 %
1,013 hPa
06:01:58
18:06:39
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 24.3 °C
min: 20.8 °C
16.2 m/s
15.1 m/s
23.3 %
24.1 m
75.2 %
1,013 hPa
06:01:55
18:06:38
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 24.1 °C
min: 21 °C
16.2 m/s
17.6 m/s
39.3 %
24.1 m
78.3 %
1,012 hPa
06:01:52
18:06:36
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 24.3 °C
min: 21.5 °C
16.9 m/s
19.4 m/s
57.4 %
24.1 m
80.5 %
1,012 hPa
06:01:48
18:06:33
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 23.8 °C
min: 21.3 °C
16.2 m/s
19.4 m/s
40.9 %
24.1 m
81.2 %
1,013 hPa
06:01:43
18:06:30
Aug. 2nd 2024 Aug. 2nd 2024 max: 23.8 °C
min: 21 °C
15.8 m/s
16.9 m/s
65.3 %
24.1 m
80.9 %
1,014 hPa
06:01:38
18:06:26

Cruises to San Cristobal

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Scheduled ship calls in San Cristobal, Ecuador
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Jul. 26th 2024 Friday, 26th of Jul. 2024 Celebrity Flora 03:00 pm 06:00 pm
Jul. 26th 2024 Friday, 26th of Jul. 2024 Silver Origin 12:00 am 12:00 am
Jul. 27th 2024 Saturday, 27th of Jul. 2024 Silver Origin 12:00 am 12:00 am
Jul. 29th 2024 Monday, 29th of Jul. 2024 Celebrity Xpedition 07:00 am 11:30 am
Aug. 3rd 2024 Saturday, 3rd of Aug. 2024 Silver Origin 12:00 am 12:00 am
Aug. 9th 2024 Friday, 9th of Aug. 2024 Celebrity Flora 03:00 pm 06:00 pm
Aug. 9th 2024 Friday, 9th of Aug. 2024 Silver Origin 12:00 am 12:00 am
Aug. 10th 2024 Saturday, 10th of Aug. 2024 Silver Origin 12:00 am 12:00 am
Aug. 12th 2024 Monday, 12th of Aug. 2024 Celebrity Xpedition 07:00 am 11:30 am
Aug. 17th 2024 Saturday, 17th of Aug. 2024 Silver Origin 12:00 am 12:00 am
Aug. 23rd 2024 Friday, 23rd of Aug. 2024 Celebrity Flora 03:00 pm 06:00 pm
Aug. 23rd 2024 Friday, 23rd of Aug. 2024 Silver Origin 12:00 am 12:00 am
Aug. 24th 2024 Saturday, 24th of Aug. 2024 Silver Origin 12:00 am 12:00 am
Aug. 26th 2024 Monday, 26th of Aug. 2024 Celebrity Xpedition 07:00 am 11:30 am
Aug. 31st 2024 Saturday, 31st of Aug. 2024 Silver Origin 12:00 am 12:00 am
Sep. 6th 2024 Friday, 6th of Sep. 2024 Celebrity Flora 03:00 pm 06:00 pm
Sep. 6th 2024 Friday, 6th of Sep. 2024 Silver Origin 12:00 am 12:00 am
Sep. 7th 2024 Saturday, 7th of Sep. 2024 Silver Origin 12:00 am 12:00 am
Sep. 9th 2024 Monday, 9th of Sep. 2024 Celebrity Xpedition 07:00 am 11:30 am
Sep. 14th 2024 Saturday, 14th of Sep. 2024 Silver Origin 12:00 am 12:00 am
Sep. 20th 2024 Friday, 20th of Sep. 2024 Celebrity Flora 03:00 pm 06:00 pm
Sep. 20th 2024 Friday, 20th of Sep. 2024 Silver Origin 12:00 am 12:00 am
Sep. 21st 2024 Saturday, 21st of Sep. 2024 Silver Origin 12:00 am 12:00 am
Sep. 23rd 2024 Monday, 23rd of Sep. 2024 Celebrity Xpedition 07:00 am 11:30 am
Sep. 28th 2024 Saturday, 28th of Sep. 2024 Silver Origin 12:00 am 12:00 am
Oct. 4th 2024 Friday, 4th of Oct. 2024 Celebrity Flora 03:00 pm 06:00 pm
Oct. 4th 2024 Friday, 4th of Oct. 2024 Silver Origin 12:00 am 12:00 am
Oct. 5th 2024 Saturday, 5th of Oct. 2024 Silver Origin 12:00 am 12:00 am
Oct. 7th 2024 Monday, 7th of Oct. 2024 Celebrity Xpedition 07:00 am 11:30 am
Oct. 12th 2024 Saturday, 12th of Oct. 2024 Silver Origin 12:00 am 12:00 am
Oct. 18th 2024 Friday, 18th of Oct. 2024 Celebrity Flora 03:00 pm 06:00 pm
Oct. 18th 2024 Friday, 18th of Oct. 2024 Silver Origin 12:00 am 12:00 am
Oct. 19th 2024 Saturday, 19th of Oct. 2024 Silver Origin 12:00 am 12:00 am
Oct. 21st 2024 Monday, 21st of Oct. 2024 Celebrity Xpedition 07:00 am 11:30 am
Oct. 26th 2024 Saturday, 26th of Oct. 2024 Silver Origin 12:00 am 12:00 am
Nov. 1st 2024 Friday, 1st of Nov. 2024 Celebrity Flora 03:00 pm 06:00 pm
Nov. 1st 2024 Friday, 1st of Nov. 2024 Silver Origin 12:00 am 12:00 am
Nov. 2nd 2024 Saturday, 2nd of Nov. 2024 Silver Origin 12:00 am 12:00 am
Nov. 4th 2024 Monday, 4th of Nov. 2024 Celebrity Xpedition 07:00 am 11:30 am
Nov. 9th 2024 Saturday, 9th of Nov. 2024 Silver Origin 12:00 am 04:30 pm
Nov. 15th 2024 Friday, 15th of Nov. 2024 Celebrity Flora 03:00 pm 06:00 pm
Nov. 15th 2024 Friday, 15th of Nov. 2024 Silver Origin 07:00 am 12:00 pm
Nov. 16th 2024 Saturday, 16th of Nov. 2024 Silver Origin 01:45 am 12:00 am
Nov. 18th 2024 Monday, 18th of Nov. 2024 Celebrity Xpedition 07:00 am 11:30 am
Nov. 23rd 2024 Saturday, 23rd of Nov. 2024 Silver Origin 12:00 am 12:00 am
Nov. 29th 2024 Friday, 29th of Nov. 2024 Celebrity Flora 03:00 pm 06:00 pm
Nov. 29th 2024 Friday, 29th of Nov. 2024 Silver Origin 12:00 am 12:00 am
Nov. 30th 2024 Saturday, 30th of Nov. 2024 Silver Origin 12:00 am 12:00 am
Dec. 2nd 2024 Monday, 2nd of Dec. 2024 Celebrity Xpedition 07:00 am 11:30 am
Dec. 7th 2024 Saturday, 7th of Dec. 2024 Silver Origin 12:00 am 12:00 am

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