Anahi First Class Catamaran ****
The M/C Anahí has been offering fantastic itineraries to guests since 2006. M/C Anahí is able to visit more islands and cruise faster than any other boat in her size category. She features the highest standards of comfort, and all accommodation are either in twin or double cabins with private bathrooms and air-conditioning. Additionally, the yacht has ample common areas to relax in, such as the sundeck, library, TV/DVD room, dining room, bar, lounge and Jacuzzi.
Islands you will visit:
San Cristóbal – Floreana – Española – Santa Cruz – Genovesa – Rábida – Isabela – Fernandina – Santiago – Bartolome – Santa Fe – North Seymour – Plazas
Power Motor Yacht
90.50 ft (27.60 m)
36.08 ft ( 11 m)
8 crew members + naturalist guide
Main Deck: Standard: 6 Upper Deck: Suite : 2
Included on board for the entire trip ( Mask , Tubbe , Fins ) Wetsuit available for rent per day USD 15 p.p.
- 5 DAYS PROGRAM
- 8 DAYS PROGRAM
- NET RATES 2023-2024
5 DAYS GALAPAGOS CRUISE
|WED||AM||Baltra: Arrival to Baltra Airport and Transfer to the boat|
|PM||Santa Cruz Island: Bachas Beach
Located on the north shore of Santa Cruz, Las Bachas is a swimming beach. One of the few remnants of the U.S. World War II presence in the Galapagos, a floating pier, can be seen here. You may see flamingos, Sally Lightfoot crabs, hermit crabs, black necked stilts, and whimbrels. Sea turtles also nest off the beach.
|THU||AM||Genovesa Island: Darwin Bay
This white sand coral beach heads a half mile trail (0.75km) that winds through mangroves filled with land birds. Nazca boobies, red-footed boobies, and swallow-tailed gulls can be spotted here. Further down the path are tidal pools where sea lions swim playfully. At the end is a spectacular view from a cliff.
|PM||Genovesa Island: El Barranco
Also known as Prince Phillip’s Steps, El Barranco’s steep, rocky path leads up to a high cliff-face. A marvelous view can be appreciated from here. This site is also home to palo santo vegetation as well as red-footed boobies, short-eared lava owls, Galapagos swallows, and Galapagos doves.
This small island with steep cliffs was formed by rising lava and is now covered by Opuntia cacti. It is also home to one of the largest sea lion colonies as well as colorful yellow and red land iguanas. The most characteristic plant is the Sesuvium. During the rainy season its color is a greenish to yellowish tone and in the dry season (end of June through January) a bright red.
|PM||Santa Fe Island
Santa Fe (Barrington) is home to the small picturesque bay and anchorage on the island northeast coast. The bay has two visitor trails, one leading to a scenic viewpoint stop a cliff, and the other spanning from a small beach to a tall prickly pear cactus forest.
|SAT||AM||San Cristobal Island: Pitt Point
Pitt Point, situated on the north-eastern tip of the island, hosts frigate birds, storm petrels, and all three types of booby birds: the Nazca, blue-footed and red-footed boobies. A steep trail goes up a cliff and through a ravine leading visitor to an area with an abundance of birds. This site is also great for snorkeling and scuba diving.
|PM||San Cristobal Island: Lobos Island
The name of this island means Sea Lion Island This appropriately named island is ripe with noisy, frolicking, jolly sea lions who will welcome you to their home with open, well, fins. This island also offers great snorkeling opportunities as well as the chance to see Blue-footed and Nazca Boobies.
San Cristobal Island: Kicker Rock
This striking rock formation is located a couple hours off the western shore of San Cristobal. Jutting out of the water, the rocks stand vertically at hundreds of feet above the ocean divided by a small channel. Although there are no landing areas, kayaking and scuba diving allow visitors to spot a variety of marine life.
|SUN||AM||San Cristobal Island: Colorado Hill
The location is a 40 minute bus ride to the south shore and passing the highlands of San Cristóbal. You can see the giant tortoises in their natural habitat. If you walk, this is a 4-6 hour fairly strenuous hike, but is an excellent opportunity to get a look at a large numbers of giant tortoises.
|AM||San Cristobal Island: Transfer to San Cristobal Airport.|
8 DAYS GALAPAGOS CRUISE
|FRI||AM||Baltra: Arrival to Baltra Airport and Transfer to the boat|
|PM||Santa Cruz Island: Highlands
Reached by bus from Puerto Ayora, the highlands of Santa Cruz are a deep green, contrasting beautifully with much of the dry, lower islands. The dominant vegetation in the highlands is the Scalesia trees, creating the lush green color. The lava tubes, over half a mile long, are underground and walking through them is a unique, surreal experience.
|SAT||AM||Isabela Island: Sierra Negra Volcano
The Sierra Negra Volcano boasts the largest basaltic caldera in Galapagos at 9 x 10km. The site offers impressive views and the opportunity to observe up to 7 species of finch and a rich display of vegetation. The north side of the caldera provides evidence of its most recent volcanic activity in 2005.
Isabela Island: Las Tintoreras
The Tintoreras Islets, located a short distance from Puerto Villamil, is home to a great variety of wildlife. Its turquoise, crystalline waters are inhabited by white-tipped reef sharks, Galapagos penguins, marine turtles and sea lions. One of its beaches, surrounded by mangroves is one of the few sites where marine iguanas can reproduce successfully. A delightful place reached by a nice zodiac ride. “ Tintoreras “ are small islands in front of Puerto Villamil coast. There is Heron Lava on the lookout on mangrove Branch, and Galapagos Penguin and ses lion often pop out on shore. White – tipped reef sharks are fairly common in the Archipelago.
|PM||Isabela Island: The Wetlands
The Wetlands of Isabela Island are located just outside of Puerto Villamil. The Wetlands consist of lagoons, swamps, and mangroves and are home to a variety of unique bird species such as common stilts, whimbrels, white-cheeked pintails, and gallinules. The Wetlands can be visited on foot via a path that winds through the swamps.
Isabela Island: Arnaldo Tupiza Tortoise Breeding Center
It’s where giant tortoises are reared on Isabela. It is located 1.5 kilometers from Pto. Villamil, this important center has a captive breeding program for tortoises from the populations of southern Isabela.
|SUN||AM||Isabela Island: Moreno Point
Moreno Point is located near Elizabeth Bay on the west coast of Isabela Island. The plethora of birds seen during a dinghy ride along the striking rocky shores or a hike along path through lava rock leading to tide pools and mangroves create a birdwatchers delight. In the tide pools green sea turtles or white-tip sharks can be spotted.
|PM||Isabela Island: Elizabeth Bay
Elizabeth Bay is located on the east coast of Isabela Island. The bay contains many islets, which can be visited by dinghy. Penguins and blue-footed boobies can be spotted on the rocky islets. With an abundance of marine life and clear water, the area is perfect for snorkeling and viewing schools of colorful fish, sea lions, and perhaps even sharks.
|MON||AM||Isabela Island: Urbina Bay
Urbina Bay is located at the base of Alcedo Volcano on the west coast, between Tagus Cove and Elizabeth Bay. This area experienced a major uplift in 1954, causing the land to rise over 16 feet. The coast expanded half a mile out, leaving marine life stranded on the new shore. This area is also a great place for snorkeling.
|PM||Isabela Island: Tagus Cove
Tagus Cove is located across from Fernandina Island, near the Bolivar Channel dividing the two islands. This spot has been frequented by ships since the 1800s, using the area as an anchorage site. Trails winding by Lake Darwin up to a ridge display wonderful views. Punta Tortuga, just north of Tagus Cove, is another lovely beach surrounded by mangroves.
|TUE||AM||Fernandina Island: Espinosa Point
No foreign species have ever invaded Fernandina Island, and therefore it is one of the world’s most pristine island ecosystems. The volcano “La Cumbre” dominates the landspace with lava fields reaching the ocean. The island’s highlight features the flightless cormorant nesting site. This area provides a great opportunity to see the Galapagos hawk.
|PM||Isabela Island: Vicente Roca Point
Located on the northwestern coast of the island and comprised of two separate coves, this site is a large bay with spectacular sea life. Seahorses, sea turtles, and the strange yet fascinating mola-mola (sunfish) may be spotted here. This bay is great for diving and snorkeling.
|WED||AM||Santiago Island: Egas Port
Also known as James Bay, Egas Port is home to the curious Galapagos hawks and quick-footed Galapagos lava lizards. The trail leads to a coastline with gorgeous tide pools and grottos full of fauna. Here the Galapagos fur sea lions bathe in the sun. This is also a great snorkeling site.
Rabida Island (Jervis) is one of the most colorful and volcanically varied islands in the archipelago and a great snorkeling site. Its famous red sandy beach and stunning lookouts provide wonderful landscapes. The island is a birdwatcher’s delight. Some of the rarest species are in abundance, such as nine varieties of finches, large-billed flycatchers, Galapagos hawks and brown pelicans.
|THU||AM||Chinese Hat Islet
This small islet is located near the southeast coast of Santiago Island. Its name comes from the distinct shape of the islet’s summit. This small islet is a great location to view many geological formations such as lava tubes and lava flows.
Home of the famous Pinnacle Rock, Bartholomew consists of an extinct volcano with a variety of red, orange, black and even green volcanic formations. A trail of stairs leads to the summit of the volcano, boasting one of the best views of the islands. The beach is perfect for snorkeling and possible sightings of the Galapagos penguin.
Galapagos Sea Lions, Blue-footed Boobies, land iguanas and Magnificent Frigatebirds are abundant on North Seymour Island. The island was formed by a series of submarine lavas containing layers of sediment that were uplifted by tectonic activity. The island is characterized by its arid vegetation zone.
Baltra: Transfer to Baltra Airport
NET RATES 2023 – 2024
TERMS & CONDITIONS:
- Single Supplement: 70%
- 20% discount for children under 12 year old (1 child per 2 adults)
- 10% discount for children under 12 year old (1 child per 1 adult)
- CHD: 6 year age minimum on all departures
- Air Tickets must be issued by Guidecuador Travel
- Rates are subject to change; we guarantee rate with previous deposit only
Cruises itineraries are subject to change without previous notice; due to seasonal changes,
weather conditions or Galapagos National Park regulations.
Anahi First Class Catamaran **** (Deck Plan)
- Coffee and tea station as well as purified water dispenser
- All meals indicated in the itinerary
- Excursions mentioned in the program
- Transfers to and from the Anahi Yacht Catamaran
- Mask and fins for snorkeling
- Bilingual naturalist guide (Spanish / English) certified by the Galapagos National Park
Not included in Program
- Meals not indicated in the itinerary
- Additional alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
- Entrance fee to Galápagos National Park
- Transit Control Card (TCT)
- Personal travel insurance
- International and domestic flights
- Tips for the guide and crew
- Surcharges for increased fuel costs
- Neoprene suit for snorkeling