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La Pinta Yacht

A sophisticated, upscale travel experience for 48 guests in 24 cabins that combines modern design, spacious rooms, and gourmet cuisine with top adventure. The ship offers a wide variety of aquatic activities including snorkeling, kayaking and a glass-bottom boat.  She’s a distillation of the wish lists generated by captains, expedition leaders, hotel managers, and guests over many years. 

Yacht La Pinta has ample cabins, some of the largest cabins of any Galapagos expedition vessel and features floor-to-ceiling oversized panoramic windows in all cabins for the best views of the islands. Stylish bathrooms with top-notch amenities in all cabins. She is considered an ideal yacht for families travelling together, with 8 connecting cabins available.

Technical Specifications

Type:

Motor Yacht

Nationality:

Ecuadorian

Reconstructed & refitted:

Callao, Peru, 2007

Length Overall:

63.87 m (209.49 ft)

Breadth:

12.50 m (41 ft)

Maximum Draft:

4.00 m (12 ft)

Gross Tonnage:

1,438.32 tons

Capacity:

48 passengers

Speed:

10 knots

Electricity:

110-220 volts 50Hz

Engines:

2 DEUTZ Model SBA 8M 1275 hp

Crew:

27 people (including officers), 4 naturalist guides (including Expedition Leader) and medical officer permanently on.

Navigation Equipment:

Gyrocompass, automatic pilot, radar and GPS.

Communication System:

Inmarsat C, Satellite Internet

Safety Certificates and Equipment:

Certificates: SOLAS, STCW, MARPOL, ISM CODE 12

Equipment: Fire Detector: Automatic with control from the bridge. Life Jackets in each cabin. Inflatable Life Craft (2 x 50-man and 6 x 25-man). landing craft (4 Pumar inflatable craft + glass bottom boat)

Cabin:

24 Cabins

Deck:

Three public decks include an ample bar-salon, dining room, natural history library, sky bar and sundeck.

Itinerary A

5 Days 4 Nights

THURSDAY

AM

Baltra

 

PM

South Plaza Island

FRIDAY

AM

Santa Fe Island

 

PM

San Cristobal: Cerro Colorado, Tortoise Breeding Center

SATURDAY

AM

San Cristobal: Pitt Islet

 

PM

San Cristobal: Brujo Hill

SUNDAY

AM

Española: Suarez Point

 

PM

Española: Gardner Bay

MONDAY

AM

Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Research Station

 

PM

Baltra

Itinerary B

5 Days 4 Nights

MONDAY

AM

Baltra

 

PM

Santa Cruz: Highlands

TUESDAY

AM

Santa Cruz: Eden Islet

 

PM

Chinese Hat Islet

WEDNESDAY

AM

Bartolome Island

 

PM

Santiago: Sullivan Bay

THURSDAY

AM

Genovesa: Darwin Bay

 

PM

Genovesa: Prince Philip’s Steps

FRIDAY

AM

Baltra

Itinerary C

7 Days 6 Nights

FRIDAY

AM

Baltra

 

PM

North Seymour Island

SATURDAY

AM

Isabela: Vicente Roca Point

 

PM

Fernandina: Espinoza Point

SUNDAY

AM

Isabela: Urbina Bay

 

PM

Isabela: Tagus Cove

MONDAY

AM

Rabida Island

 

PM

Santa Cruz: Dragon Hill

TUESDAY

AM

Santa Cruz: Puerto Ayora, Charles Darwin Research Station

 

PM

Highlands

WEDNESDAY

AM

Floreana: Post Office Bay

 

PM

Floreana: Champion Islet, Cormorant Point

THURSDAY

AM

Baltra

Download the Full Itinerary Here: 


ITINERARY A ENG
   –   ITINERARIO A ESP

ITINERARY B ENG    –   ITINERARIO B ESP

ITINERARY C ENG    –   ITINERARIO C ESP

  • Accommodation in double cabin.
  • Naturalist guide and lecture services in English/Spanish only.
  • All meals while onboard
  • Soft drinks (water, coffee, tea).
  • All excursions as noted in the programs.
  • Transfers (in Galapagos) to /from vessel when arriving on recommended flights.
  • Snorkelling gear and wetsuits.
  • Taxes
  • Internet
  • Transfer from main hotels in Quito (Casa Gangotena, Hilton Colon, Mercure, Sheraton, Marriott, Dann Carlton) and in Guayaquil (Hilton Colon, Oro Verde, Sheraton, Wyndham) to airport for flights to/from Galapagos are included in these rates. To coordinate these transfers we must have guest’s hotel contact.
  • Flight Quito – Baltra – Quito route.
  • International Flights.
  • Traffic Control Card (TCT) $ 20 per pax.
  • Entrance fee to the Galapagos National Park: Tourists from one of the countries belonging to the CAN or MERCOSUR $ 50; Foreign tourists from other countries $ 100.
  • Fee for transportation airport / Itabaca channel / airport $ 5 per person, per way.
  • Dock fee in Isabela Island $5 per person.
  • T / C Fee
  • Tips
  • Travel Insurance

Important for considering:

Our tourist packages are adjustable to requirements of tourist.

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

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:

IN LOW SEASON: If the cancellation is received between the day of booking until the 61st day before the departure date, the reservation deposit (15%) will be charged like a penalty fee and this deposit cannot be transferred to another reservation. If the cancellation is received between 60 and 0 days before the departure date, 100% of the total value will be charged as a cancellation fee. The deposit cannot be transferred to another reservation.

IN PEAK SEASON: If the cancellation is received between the day of booking until the 121st day before the departure date, the reservation deposit (25%) will be charged like a penalty fee. If the cancellation is received between 120 and 0 days before the departure date, 100% of the total value will be charged as a cancellation fee. The deposit cannot be transferred to another reservation.

Rates valid for the Year 2019

One or more people

   5D/4N                    7D/6N

   USD $ 4490            USD $ 6560 

Only 3 Luxury Cabins are available for single use, with a surcharge of 50% of the price per person.

Twin/Double Cabins incur a 100% surcharge of the price per person when used as singles, please check availability first.

In Peak Season (December 23th 2019 – January 6th 2020), you must a supplement of USD $224 per adult and USD $134 per child.

Children under 12 years sharing cabin with their parents: 25% discount (applies only to one child per adult paying full rate). Discount doesn’t apply in peak season.

Minimum age for children: 6 years old.

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

IN LOW SEASON: All bookings require a NON REFUNDABLE deposit of 15% of the total rate, for confirming the reservation. The balance must be paid 60 days before the departure date.

IN PEAK SEASON: All bookings require a NON REFUNDABLE deposit of 25% of the total rate, for confirming the reservation. The balance must be paid 120 days before the departure date.

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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