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Galapagos Cruise - Sagitta Yacht

offered by supplier M16824 (read about supplier)

Key Information:
Tour Duration: 8 day(s)
Group Size: 16 people
Destination(s): Ecuador  
Specialty Categories: Wildlife Viewing   Boating and Sailing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 3650 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 3650 US Dollar (USD)

The Sagitta offers the pinnacle of cruising at the Galapagos National Park - a picture-perfect sailing ship with attentive crew members, ample open deck space, comfortable cabins, equisite dining, and a touch of romance in the air. Couple this with the best available itinerary at the islands and this is truly a cruise where the memories last a lifetime!

Past client feedback

"What a dream cruise - the crew could not have done more for us, the naturalist guide was incredible, and the boat was just beautiful." (Janine & Lilian, USA)

"We had a fantastic time ... the boat was excellent with amazing food, faultless crew, enthusiastic guide ... would thoroughly recommend the Sagitta to anyone who can afford it in the future!" (David Popple and Sarah Adamson, UK)

Yacht specifications:
-Length - 105 ft, 32 m
-Beam - 22 ft, 7 m
-Speed - 8 knots cruising
-Crew - 8 + guide
-Level of guide - III (the highest level possible)
-Capacity - 16 passengers

-No. of cabins - 10 each with double lower bed and single upper
-Private bathroom - yes
-Air conditioning - yes
-Hot water - yes
-Sundeck - yes
-Other - bar, open-air dining area, conference and video salon, drying machine

Scheduled itinerary:
Wed - Baltra, North Seymour
Thu - Santa Cruz : Charles Darwin station, Highlands
Fri - Espa├▒ola
Sat - Floreana
Sun - Isabela : Punta Moreno, Elizabeth Bay
Mon - Fernandina : Urbina Bay, Punta Espinosa
Tue - Santiago : Puerto Egas, Bartolom├ę
Wed - Black turtle cove, Baltra

Each day offers guided excursions to the islands with an English-speaking naturalist guide who will explain more about all of the wildlife you see. Most days also offering snorkeling opportunities where if you are lucky you will be swimming side-by-side with sealions, turtles, sharks and colorful fish.

This tour is particularly suitable for:
* wildlife enthusiasts
* yacht cruisers
* a relaxing getaway
* snorkelers / underwater nature lovers
* bird watchers
* those interested in Eco-tourism

Introduction to Galapagos:

The islands were first made famous by the visit of Charles Darwin in 1831 and his resulting studies and publications on human evolution. Today the islands are a recognized UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to a wealth of protected wildlife and interesting volcanic landscapes.

For the tourist the islands offer an unforgettable wildlife encounter - swimming with sealions, snorkeling with colorful fish, the famous giant tortoises, impressive bird colonies, pristine beaches, fearless reptiles and the chance to walk among the many uniquely evolved species found only at the archipelago.

Suggested add-on services:

We would be happy to help out with hotel extensions in either Quito or Santa Cruz island.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

* Twin share cabin accommodation aboard yacht
* 3 meals per day aboard yacht
* Island excursions each day with an english-speaking naturalist guide.

* Tips, alcoholic drinks
* Rental of snorkeling equipment
* Flights Quito/Galapagos/Quito
* $100 national park entry fee
* International airfare.

About This Supplier
Location: Ecuador
Joined InfoHub: Jul 2007

Joint English and Dutch owned we are an Ecuador-based company run by passionate travelers for like-minded clients and offer an alternative to the typically frustrating Latin American travel agency experience. Our personal, open and honest style along with the relaxing social atmosphere and welcoming Ecuadorian cup of...

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