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M/S Samba Galapagos Islands

M/S Samba Galapagos Islands

To experience the mystical isolation that shaped the life of the Galapagos, this sturdy, stately and very comfortable motor-vessel is your best choice. The SAMBA is a true European Dutch classic and the best in her class. A great ocean-going vessel with her specially designed high bow, she provides safe crossings and boasts a special stabilizing sail.

CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Construction: Holland.
  • -samba yacht galapagos islandsMotor: Twin diesel engine (280 BHP).
  • Generator: Two generators 21 & 12.5 kW
  • Electricity: 110 V & 220V A/C and 12V & 24V
  • Air - aconditioned: All the cabins.
  • Navigation: VHF, SSB radios, GPS, furuno radar.
  • Length: 73 Feet.
  • Speed: 8.5 Knots.
  • Capacity: 14 Passengers.
  • Acomodation: Six air-conditioned double cabins and 1 exterior double bed cabin, all with A/C, private bathrooms and hot water.
  • Social areas: Ample main salon and aft dining facilities, 32’ High Definition LCD TV, DVD video equipment, stereo equipment, mini-library, bar.
  • Crew: 6 + 1 bilingual Naturalist Guide.

THE YACHT:

The SAMBA yacht in Galapagos accommodates 14 guests, a perfect number to enjoy the magic of the Islands with privacy and flexibility. Its professional, experienced and friendly crew and naturalist guide are devoted to go the extra mile to make your journey a trip of a life time.

The M/Y Samba main salon and aft dining facilities make her socially versatile while top-side settees and a flush and ample forward deck provide great getaways or extra space for group activities such as stargazing, whale watching or simply sunbathing.

She is a graceful, top-quality craft and very environmentally friendly as well as socially responsible. She is locally owned and all the crew members are from the Galapagos. We are committed to redefine your idea of quality of experience and excellence of service.

ITINERARIES:

8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS: PRISTINE AND BORN OF FIRE (NW ISLANDS):

  • TUESDAY: AM: Arrive to Baltra airport
  • PM: Las Bachas, Santa Cruz Island
  • WEDNESDAY: AM: Darwin Bay, Genovesa Island
  • PM: Price Philip’s Steps (El Barranco), Genovesa Island
  • THURSDAY: AM: Punta Mejía, Marchena Island
  • PM: Black beach, Marchena Island
  • FRIDAY: AM: Punta Albemarle, Isabela Island
  • PM: Punta Vicente Roca, Isabela Island
  • SATURDAY: AM: Punta Espinoza, Fernandina Island
  • PM: Urbina Bay, Isabela Island
  • SUNDAY: AM: Elizabeth Bay, Isabela Island
  • PM: Punta Moreno, Isabela Island
  • MONDAY: AM: Asilo de La Paz and Cerro Alleri, Floreana Island La Lobería, Floreana Island / PM: Highlands of Santa Cruz Island
  • TUESDAY: AM: Baltra airport

8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS: OCEANIC FORCES AND ENCHANTED LAND (CE ISLANDS)

  • TUESDAY: AM: Arrive to Baltra airport
  • PM: Charles Darwin Research Station, Santa Cruz Island
  • WEDNESDAY: AM: Punta Cormorant and Champion Rock, Floreana Island
  • PM: Post Office Bay & La Baronesa lookout, Floreana Island
  • THURSDAY: AM: Punta Suárez, Española Island
  • PM: Gardner Bay and Gardner Rock, Española Island
  • FRIDAY: AM: Isla Lobos and Kicker Rock, San Cristóbal Island
  • PM: Punta Pitt, San Cristóbal Island
  • SATURDAY: AM: Barrington Bay, Santa Fe Island
  • PM: South Plaza Island and Punta Carrión
  • SUNDAY: AM: Sullivan Bay, Santiago Island/ PM: Bartolome Island
  • MONDAY: AM: James Bay, Santiago Island / PM: Rabida Island
  • TUESDAY: AM: North Seymour Island - Baltra airport

Rates include:

  • All meals
  • Transfers in the islands
  • All shore excursions with an English speaking naturalist guide

Not included:

  • US$100 Galapagos National Park entrance fee
  • US$10 Transit Control Card
  • Airfare from mainland Ecuador
  • Bottled beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Cancellation/medical insurance