5D, Fragata Yatch, B

5 Days

Details

  • Certified guide
  • Included
  • Bank transfer, all credit cards
  • Standard Cabin
  • All year around
  • 5
  • 65

Overview

Enjoy an exclusive tour on board the Fragata Yacht in the Galapagos Islands. A motored cruise that can accommodate up to 16 passengers in relaxingly decorated, comfortable double cabins.

We invite you to discover everything the Galapagos Islands can offer, its uniquely populated habitat and exuberating flora and fauna.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE FRAGATA YACHT

  • The Fragata yacht is one of the best Standard Fusion Travel cruise options, with more space and amenities than most other yachts of this category.
  • Outside, the Fragata yacht offers social areas where you can lounge in sun or shade.
  • The Fragata cabins offer a mix of lower beds, and bunks, with double bed also available for couples.
  • The Fragata has been a popular cruise option among past Fusion Travel clients, with regular positive feedbacks.
  • The comfortable indoor lounge has large panoramic windows to enjoy Galapagos views as you socialize with other guests. There is also a small library, stereo, TV, bar, and elegant dining hall to make your cruise more comfortable.

Itinerary

AM
Departing Guayaquil to Galapagos (1½ Hour Flight).
BALTRA ISLAND: Home to Galapagos’ main airport, this will be the starting point of your experience aboard the best tour of the Galapagos Islands. A bilingual guide will meet you at the airport and assist you during the transfer onboard the Fragata Yacht. Welcome Ceremony, briefing session.
PM – After Lunch
MOSQUERA: Wet landing. Situated between Northern Seymour and Baltra, its distinctive flat geography sets her apart from the rest of islands. A long strip of white sand, rocks and tide pools, Mosquera Islet is an excellent diving and snorkeling site where you can enjoy the local fauna without crowds of tourists to distract you.

AM – After breakfast

VICENTE ROCA POINT (ISABELA): Dinghy (panga) ride through this spectacular bay where sea horses, penguins, rays, sea turtles, globefish, blue footed Bobbies and the fascinating sunfish are commonly found. Lunch onboard.
PM
ESPINOZA POINT (FERNANDINA): Dry landing. Hour and a half hike through sandy and/or rocky trail that’ll take you through iguana nesting grounds (nesting season January-June). During the hike you’ll be able to see lava flows, penguins, pelicans, lava cacti, and a colony of cormorants. Snorkeling on the beach before heading back onboard.

AM – After Breakfast
URBINA BAY (ISABELA): Wet landing on Urbina T. Kilometer-long, 2-hour-long hike through sandy and/or rocky trail were you can find coral reefs and seashells above water. You’ll also observe a large land iguana colony, Darwin finches, giant tortoises, (between June-September) and non-flying cormorants. Snorkeling on the beach before heading back onboard for lunch.
PM – After lunch
TAGUS COVE (ISABELA): Dry landing. During the 1800’s this place was a port where whalers would dock and write the names of their vessels on the walls of a cave. The visit begins on the shore, up a wooden ladder and onto a trail that’ll take you through a forest of Palo Santo trees and arrive at Darwin Lake, a salt water lake inside an extinct volcanic crater. We’ll hike around the lake, through the site’s characteristically dry vegetation, so we can get a panoramic view of the Darwin and Wolf Volcanoes (2-hour-hike, begins at sea-level and getting up to 50m above sea-level). After the hike, a dinghy (panga) ride along the shoreline will offer a chance to observe penguins, cormorants, bobbies, pelicans and sally crabs. Snorkeling on the beach before heading back onboard.

AM
PORT EGAS: Wet landing on the dark sand beach of James Bay. 1½ hour hike on rocky terrain onto the Salt Crater were you can find Darwin finches, Galapagos hawks, marine iguanas, sally crabs, seals and sea lions. Snorkeling on the beach before heading back onboard.
PM – After lunch
CHINESE HAT: Wet landing onto a rocky-terrain trail. 30 minute hike that’ll take you through lava rock formations, you’ll see the lava cacti and the Galapagos Sesuvium. Snorkeling on the beach before heading back onboard.

AM – After Breakfast
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND (CHARLES DARWIN SCIENTIFIC STATION):
Visit the 1959-established Charles Darwin Station to learn about the Giant Tortoises and their reproduction, as well as the origin and formation of the archipelago.
After the Scientific Station visit, bus transfer over the Baltra Airport and flight back to mainland.

From $2670 per person

Package includes

  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are on tour.
  • Naturalist Bilingual Guide (English-Spanish).
  • All the site detailed on the program (may chance due to force majeure).
  • Snacks after visiting every site.
  • Unlimited drinking water, tea & coffee.
  • Airport-Dock, Airport-Itabaca Shuttle Service and vice versa (included only during operational dates).

Package does not include

  • Airfare to and from Galapagos.
  • If you don’t book your tour with Fusion Travel a USD $50 + TAX fee is applied per person**
  • When passengers book their own plane tickets they assume full responsibility of any and all delays and extra expenses that could or may appear (bus, dinghy, hotel or other fares) in order to reach the cruise on the first day and reach their flights back when the tour is over. Additionally, our operators will not modify any itinerary dates to accommodate transfer logistics.
  • Galapagos National Park Entrance Fee USD $200, per person **.
  • Snorkeling Equipment 5 Days: USD $25, per person – 8 Days: USD $35, per person **
  • Wetsuit 5 Days: USD $25, per person – 8 Days: USD $35, per person **.
  • Tips, Souvenirs or other expenses.
  • 15% TAX for Ecuadorians or if the billing is handled by a travel agency (**Fees and Taxes may change without notification)
HOW DO I MAKE THE RESERVACIÓN?

Simply tell us which tour you would like to book, for which dates, and for how many passengers, and subject to availability we will be happy to book it for you.

Please also send us the following information for each passenger:

Full name (as written in passport)
Gender
Passport number
Date of birth
Marital status
Country of residence
Email address
Dietary requirements (normal / vegetarian / food allergies etc) For Galapagos bookings we also need to know your preferred flight route and dates.

HOW CAN I CONFIRM THAT FUSION TRAVEL ECUADOR HAS MADE MY BOOKING?

As soon as we receive your booking request (see question1) we will go ahead and make a reservation for you. We will then send an email confirming that your booking has been successfully made – this email acts as your initial booking confirmation.

We also send an e-receipt at time of payment which contains precise details of your booking and acts as final booking confirmation

WHICH PAYMENT METHODS ARE AVAILABLE?

Fusion Travel Ecuador accept the following payment methods:

USA BANK WIRE – the most convenient method if you have a USA based bank account. We charge a $25 handling fee per transfer in order to cover our costs of transferring the money into Ecuador to pay local suppliers for your tour. Transfers usually take 2-5 working days to arrive into our acocunt.
CREDIT CARD – quick and easy online payments for visa and mastercard cardholders. Credit card processing fees do apply – please ask our staff for current rates.
ECUADOR BANK DEPOSIT OR TRANSFER – deposit cash or transfer locally into any branch of Banco Pichincha, Internacional or Produbanco. This may the best option if you are already in Ecuador.
Most importantly all of our accounts are 100% SAFE & SECURE. All payments are made in the name our company (FUSION TRAVEL CIA. LTDA.). We will never ask you to risk paying into any account registered under a personal name.

WHEN CAN I PAY JUST A DEPOSIT IN ADVANCE, AND WHEN DO I HAVE TO PAY IN FULL?

Generally speaking we require a 40% deposit at time of booking in order to confirm your reservation. Full payment is then due 3 months before your date of travel. Of course should you prefer to pay in full at time of booking then that is also no problem.

Only in the case of bookings made less than 3 months before date of travel do we immediately require full payment

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