Galapagos Sailing Aboard the M/Y Cachalote I
South America
Countries Visted: Galapagos Islands
8 days / Trip Code: EEX102
$2435.00 (double / per person)



Trip Overview:
The M/Y Cachalote1 provides up and close personal encounters with some of Galapagos most interesting beaches and coves. Diving is allowed with experience and no sailing experience is required. A true Galapagos adventure. These small exclusive group sizes ensures that our passengers are able to gain access to all the best visitor sites, some of which are closed to the bigger cruise ships. Each boat has a full crew, including a fully trained and licensed multi-lingual naturalist guide.

(THE CACHALOTE 1 IS EQUIPPED WITH THE LATEST IN MARINE SAFETY EQUIPMENT, AND COMPLIES WITH ALL RULES AND REGULATIONS. Lifejackets and life rafts are all regularly serviced.)

This Adventure Includes:
All transfers to/ from airport, all meals aboard. Use of equipment while on board and all excursions. Diving is optional.

This Adventure Does Not Include:
Airfare to/from Baltra from Ecuador Mainland. (Note: Airfares are seasonal. Inquire and we will provide a competitive airfare).
Galapagos National Park Fees $110.00 p/person.
Transit Control Card $10.00.p/person.
Snorkeling equipment, wet suits, and bottled beverages.

Service Level:
Three Star Level (The Three Star level features 3 star accomodations and comfortable transportation on the itinerary. Daily private guides and great service. Some Eco lodges that are remote may require shared facilities where noted.)

Physical Demand Rating:
1 (Very Easy)

Departure Info:
Cruise Start/ End Days: Wednesday/ Wednesday
40% Discount for last minute bookings
Childern under 12: 50% discount from published rate

Additional Trip Notes:
Luggage:
No more than 20 kilos of luggage per person may be checked on board flights to the Galapagos Islands. In addition, each passenger is allowed a carry-on flight bag and camera case. Arrangements may be made to leave extra luggage at one’s hotel or at our office in Quito.

Sailing Experience:
Whilst visitors do not need any sailing experience, persons should be prepared for life onboard. This will maximize the adventure cruise experience.

Adventure Type:
Adventure Cruises, Adventure Honeymoon, Family Explorer

Budget: $2501 ~ $5000

Days: 8

DAY 1:
BALTRA - PLAZAS
Fly from Quito to Baltra Island Galapagos. Board the
S/Y Cachalote 1

DAY 2:
SANTA CRUZ
Darwin Station & Highlands

DAY 3:
ESPANOLA (Hood)
Gardner Bay and Puerto Suarez

DAY 4:
FLOREANA
Puerto Cormorant & Post Office Bay

DAY 5:
ISABELA
Punta Moreno & Elizabeth Bay

DAY 6:
ISABELA
Urbina Bay - Ferdanina & Punta Espinoza

DAY 7:
JAMES (Santiago)
Puerto Egas & Bartolome

DAY 8:
SANTA CRUZ
Turtle Cove & Baltra
Transfer to Airport in Baltra
Flight to Quito, Ecuador


Pre-Trip Travel Information:
The Galapagos islands has two seasons. December to April is the hot and rainy season; one should expect occasional short but heavy showers. The sea is generally calm this of the year and the water temperature warmer. May to November is the “garua” or misty, cooler season. Average temperatures throughout the year range between 21 – 27 Celsius (70 – 81 Fahrenheit). fly from the mainland of Ecuador (either Quito or Guayaquil) to Baltra where your yacht will be waiting.

Cancellation Policy:
10% of the total cruise price deposit will be refundable only if the cancellation is received more than 45 days prior to departure date. The other 10% of the total cruise price will be forfeited as administrative charges.Balance of payment is due 45 days prior to departure.

If a cancellation is received less than 45 days of cruise date the full price of the cruise will be charged as cancellation penalty. If we are able to resell the space, a full refund will be made after the sailing date less 10% of the total price of the cruise which will be forfeited as administrative charges.


Required Deposit Per Person:
$600.00

Deposit Note:
To confirm your reservation, a 20% deposit of the total cruise price is required.

Trip PDFs:
Cachalote Deck Plan
Island Itinerary

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