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Golondrina I
Yacht

The Golondrina is a spacious and comfortable motor yacht that accommodates 16 passengers in comfortable double cabins, all furnished and equipped to provide guests a relaxing cruise in the Galapagos Islands. The Golondrina welcomes you aboard and invites you to discover the unique animals pristine habitat and lush flora and fauna of the Galapagos Archipelago.

These mythical Ecuadorian islands are home to thousands of unique species in the world, you will have the opportunity to meet them and to track trends over hundreds of years, come enjoy this exciting journey full of adventures and fun in the Galapagos Islands.

Technical Specifications

Type

Motored Yacht

L.O.A:

22 m.

Engine:

2x 240 HP DETROIT DIESEL 8V-71

Generators:

2 KOHLER – 13KW and 10KW

Speed:

9 knots.

Navigation:

Radar, compass, satellite GPS Navigator, VHF radio, satellite SSB-EPIRB radio, speed and distance log, barometer, clock

Communications Equipment:

SSB Satellite Radio

Safety Equipment:

Emergency position indicating radio beacon – EPIRB, 2 inflatable life rafts, life vests, emergency flares, fire-suppressant system, desalinization plant.

Itinerary A

4 Days / 3 Nights 

TUESDAY

AM

Baltra

 

PM

Santa Cruz: Primicias Ranch

WEDNESDAY

AM

Isabela: Tintoreras

 

PM

Isabela: Arnaldo Tupiza Breeding Center, Humedales, Wall of Tears

THURDAY

AM

Rabida Island

 

PM

Dragon Hill

FRIDAY

AM

Santa Cruz: Tortuga Negra Cove

 

PM

Baltra

 

Itinerary B

5 Days / 4 Nights

FRIDAY

AM

Baltra

 

PM

Mosquera Island

SATURDAY

AM

Isabela: Punta Vicente Roca

 

PM

Fernandina: Punta Espinoza  

SUNDAY

AM

Isabela: Urbina Bay

 

PM

Isabela: Tagus Cove

MONDAY

AM

Santiago: Egas Port

 

PM

Chinese Hat

TUESDAY

AM

Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Research Station

 

PM

Baltra

 

Itinerary C

8 Days / 7 Nights

FRIDAY

AM

Baltra

 

PM

Santa Cruz: Bachas Beach

SATURDAY

AM

Genovesa: El Barranco

 

PM

Genovesa: Darwin Bay  

SUNDAY

AM

Bartolome Island

 

PM

Santiago: Sullivan Bay

MONDAY

AM

Plazas Island

 

PM

Santa Fe Island

TUESDAY

AM

San Cristobal: Leon Dormido, Brujo Hill

 

PM

San Cristobal: Los Lobos

WEDNESDAY

AM

Española: Punta Suárez

 

PM

Española: Gardner Bay, Gardner Islet, Osborn Islet

THURSDAY

AM

Floreana: Punta Cormorant, Devil’s Crown

 

PM

Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Station

FRIDAY

AM

North Seymour Isand

 

PM

Baltra

 

Itinerary D

8 Days / 7 Nights

FRIDAY

AM

Baltra

 

PM

Mosquera Island

SATURDAY

AM

Isabela: Punta Vicente Roca

 

PM

Fernandina: Punta Espinoza

SUNDAY

AM

Isabela: Urbina Bay

 

PM

Isabela: Tagus Cove

MONDAY

AM

Santiago: Egas Port

 

PM

Chinese Hat

TUESDAY

AM

Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Research Station

 

PM

Santa Cruz: Primicias Ranch

WEDNESDAY

AM

Isabela: Tintoreras

 

PM

Isabela: Arnaldo Tupiza Breeding Center, Humedales, Wall of Tears

THURSDAY

AM

Rabida Island

 

PM

Dragon Hill

FRIDAY

AM

Santa Cruz: Tortuga Negra Cove

 

PM

Baltra

 

Itinerary E

5 Days / 4 Nights

MONDAY

AM

Baltra

 

PM

Santa Cruz: Tortuga Bay Beach

TUESDAY

AM

Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Research Station

 

PM

Santa Cruz: Primicias Ranch

WEDNESDAY

AM

Isabela: Tintoreras

 

PM

Isabela: Arnaldo Tupiza Breeding Center, Humedales, Wall of Tears

THURSDAY

AM

Rabida Island

 

PM

Dragon Hill

FRIDAY

AM

Santa Cruz: Tortuga Negra Cove

 

PM

Baltra

Download the Full Itinerary Here: 

ITINERARY A ENG    –   ITINERARIO A ESP

ITINERARY B ENG    –   ITINERARIO B ESP

ITINERARY C ENG    –   ITINERARIO C ESP

ITINERARY D ENG    –   ITINERARIO D ESP

ITINERARY E ENG    –   ITINERARIO E ESP

  • Accommodation in double cabin to share.
  • Bilingual naturalist guide (English-Spanish).
  • Full meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner).
  • Snacks after visits.
  • Water, coffee and tea.
  • Excursions according to itinerary.
  • Land and sea transfer between islands.
  • Domestic Flights. Flight Quito – Baltra – Quito route.
  • International Flights. Flights before and after the tour are not included, you can organize your flights on your own from anywhere in the world.
  • Traffic Control Card (TCT) $ 20.00 per pax. (This value must be canceled at the offices of the Governing Council of the Galapagos Special Regime, located at Mariscal Sucre International Airport).
  • Entrance fee to the Galapagos National Park: Tourists from one of the countries belonging to the CAN or MERCOSUR $ 50.00; Foreign tourists from other countries $ 100.00. (This value is paid only once, upon entering the Galapagos National Park).
  • Fee for transportation airport / Itabaca channel / airport $ 5.00 per person, per way.
  • Dock fee in Isabela Island $5,00 per person.
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Wetsuit
  • T / C Fee
  • You can purchase travel insurance according to your needs by your own.

Important for considering:

We have specific dates for departures. Please write/mail us for asking the availability.

Our tourist packages are adjustable to requirements of tourist.

In cases of force majeure and / or fortuitous event, the Operator reserves the right to make the respective modifications in the itinerary, trying to change as little as possible the travel proposal initially presented. Cases of force majeure are those unforeseen situations external to the nature of the tour, such as: natural disaster, adverse weather conditions, fires, floods, damages caused by landslides or earthquakes, pandemics or epidemics, popular demonstrations, road closures and / or factors of risk before which a state authority prohibits the entrance to a certain zone, etc.

It is recommended to purchase travel insurance according to your needs.

In case of cancellation:

If you cancel 120 days or more before the tour, you will receive the total amount.

If you cancel between 119-90 days before the tour, you must pay $250 as a penalty fee for cancellation.

If you cancel between 89-30 days before starting the tour, you must pay a penalty of 40% of the final rate.

If you cancel 29 days or less before the departure date, the total rate will not be refunded.

Rates valid for the Year 2019

One or more people

4D 3N                     5D 4N                      8D 7N

USD $ 1164        USD $ 1447          USD $ 2301

 

Rates in Standard Cabin. For accommodation in Upper Cabins you must pay a supplement of USD $120 per person.

Single Supplement 80%.

We reserve the right of air ticket issuance. If you decide buy the flight ticket by your own, you must pay an extra USD $50 + taxes, as penalty.

Children (between 0 and 5 years) have a discount of 10% from the rate (subject to availability and season).

To reserve the following information is necessary: copy of passport, email, food restrictions and allergies.

The 40% of the total tour value must be paid at the Booking Time, and 100% of the value 30 days before the start of the tour

If the payment is made with a credit card, you must pay an additional 10% to the total value, for the transaction made.

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