Yacht Anahí

The M/C Anahí (previously known as Galapagos Journey I) has been offering fantastic itineraries to guests since 2006 when she was built in Guayaquil, Ecuador. A power catamaran, the 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.

Day 1

Bachas Beach: Upon arrival to the airport in Baltra you will be transferred to Anahi Catamaran at the Bay. After lunch service on the yacht, head to Bachas Beach, where a delightful swimming beach waits for you, with a lagoon behind where you can watch native wildlife and is also a nesting area for green sea turtle form November to February. After this activity head back to the catamaran for dinner service.

Day 2

Genovesa Island and Darwin Bay: After breakfast, head to Genovesa Island also known as Tower Island, where you begin with a hike to to the top and enjoy a panoramic view of Genovesa Island. After lunch, you will go to Darwin Bay that is a caldera of a collapsed volcano. Walk along a coral sand beach, crossing barren lava formation and creeks where there are some species like swallow tailed gulls and red – footed boobies . Finally visit Prince Philips steps, one of the best nesting sites on the island. You can also practice snorkeling or kayaking.

Day 3

South Plaza and Santa Fe Island: After breakfast, head to South Plaza, where you will see one of the largest populations of Land Iguanas in Galapagos. You will also spot Marine Iguanas and hybrids of both species. Lunch service onboard and then you will continue to Santa Fe, that begins with a dinghy boat ride across the turquoise lagoon and once in the shore you will spot one of the many sea lion colonies in Galapagos. This place is also home to Galapagos Hawks and endemic Land Iguanas, one of the largest in all the archipelago.

Day 4

Pitt Point and Kicker rock: First activity in the morning will be a visit to San Cristobal Island, specifically Pitt Point, that offers an impressive view after climbing up a steep narrow path. After this visit, you will head to Kicker Rock or León Dormido in Spanish, and take a dinghy ride around it to observe the narrow channel and the marine species that nest there. You can also practice snorkel here.

Day 5

Junco Lagoon and Cerro Colorado Galapaguera: In the morning, you will be transferred to the Highlands of San Cristobal Island, where you will visit El Junco Lagoon- the main water supplier of the island, and where, after a short hike will offer you the view of the entire island. Then you will head to Cerro Colorado Turtle Breeding Center, where you will learn about the work developed by scientists to preserve he Giant Galapagos Turtles. After this visit, you will be transferred to the airport to take your flight back to the continent.

Inclusions & Exclusions

Meals: From lunch on day 1, until breakfast on the final day
Acommodation with private bathroom
Excursions as listed in the itinerary, with a certifies naturalist bilingual guide (Spanish/English)
Snorkel equipment *Depending on the cruise
Drinking water, tea, coffee, snacks.

Entrance fees Galapagos: Galapagos National Park $100pp (subject to change). Galapagos transit control card $20pp (subject to change), Isabel docking fee $15pp *Depending on cruise. Santa Cruz Highland Tortoises ranch $5 * depending on the cruise. Bus ticket Baltra Airport / Itabaca Channel – $5 * depending on the cruise
International flights
Quito/Guayaquil – Galapagos – Quito/Guayaquil
Airport transfers in Quito or Guayaquil
Singles supplement *Depending on the cruise
Alcoholic beverages & colas (there is a bar on board)
Tips for guides and crewAny other personal expenses.