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Tourist Class Cruise Tour of Ecuador and Galapagos

Save up to £750 per person on selected departure dates to the Galapagos Islands including 2 nights in Quito and a 7 night Galapagos islands cruise.

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  • The Cachalote Explorer

Special offer - 7- night cruises 2021 - save up to £750 per person on following departures: 

2021 - 7th April, 19th and 26th May, 16th and 23rd June, 7th and 28th July, 27th October, 1st and 8th December.

A former fishing boat built in Vancouver, Canada that was converted to a passenger yacht in 2000. The rugged structure of the ship ensures a smooth and comfortable passage around the Galapagos Islands - she is very stable.

For a small yacht, the decks are a good size, offering good opportunities for al fresco dining and lots of space to relax on a sun lounger or deck chair.

The Cachalote Explorer offers excellent value for a choice of two 7 night itineraries.

What's included

  • Transfers from Baltra Airport to/from the ship
  • All meals
  • Purified water throughout
  • Daily excursions with your on board naturalist guide
  • Evening talks and briefings from your naturalist guide
  • Use of kayaks, wet suits and snorkelling equipment

Special offer - 7- night cruises - save £1000 per person on following departures: 

2019 - 6 Nov and 11 Dec 

2020 - 29 Jan, 26 Feb, 25 Mar, 22 Apr, 20 May, 10 Jun and 8 Jul

Vessel Information

Length - 88ft

Beam - 24ft 

Salon size - 17.5ft x 35ft                                                                                       

Type - motor vessel, Steel hull

Cruising speed - 8 knots 

Mechanical Equipment - 1 main Caterpillar Engine, 3 Generators (110v), 2 reverse osmosis water makers, sewage treatment plant

Safety Equipment - VHF (DSC) & HF (DSC) radios. EPIRB, SART, Hunter satellite tracking device, 2 GPS’s, 2 radars, depth sounder, flares, basic first aid kits, 2 tenders with outboards, fin keels for extra stability, flotation rings, life rafts with surplus capacity for all passengers and crew, fire alarm system.

Guest Accommodation - 8 cabins each with private bathroom. Hot and cold water showers.  Combination of Queen, double and twin sized mattresses.

Crew - All crew are fully trained and certified. Captain, multilingual naturalist guide, cook, engineers, barman, and 4 sailors.

 

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CURRENT TRAVEL STATUS - COUNTRIES OPEN

VACCINATION PROGRESSING FAST - International travel likely to resume from May/June 21 onwards

NEW HOLIDAYS - BOOK NOW - 2021 offers a window of opportunity for travel at promotional prices,  before 2022, when there may be a boom in travel and late availability constraints. Whichever departure date you choose, now is the time to plan your next trip. Check our tour itineraries, download from our website, request our brochures or contact our travel agents.

BROCHURE - New Latin America brochure is out now to inspire you. View and request a copy in Brochures.

FREE TRAVEL INSURANCE - We will cover the cost of your travel insurance up to June 21. Try CedarTree, AllClear, StaySure, CampbellIrvine, BattleFace