Sunday: Baltra - North Seymour
Monday: Chinese Hat - Bartolome
Tuesday: Genovesa: Darwin Bay - Prince Phillips Steps
Wednesday: Puerto Egas (Santiago) - Rabida
Thursday: Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Station - Highland of Santa Cruz
Friday: Española: Playa Gardner - Punta Suarez
Saturday: Santa Fe - South Plaza
Sunday: Black Turtle Cove - Baltra
8 Days Itinerary A
SUNDAY: Am: Arrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island. Pm: North Seymour Island: explore the rocky coast, passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigatebirds.
MONDAY: Am: Sombrero Chino Island: the landing is on a beautiful crescent-shaped beach, home to sea lions and Sally Lightfoot crabs. Pm: Bartholome Island: visit the Pinnacle Rock and the white-sand beach: the best area to get photos of Galápagos penguins.
TUESDAY: Am: Genovesa Island: Darwin Bay A coral beach where a 750 mt. trail takes you through more seabird colonies. Pm: Genovesa Island: Prince Phillip’s Steps An extraordinary, steep path leads through a seabird colony full of life, up to cliffs that are 25m high.
WEDNESDAY: Am: Santiago Island: Puerto Egas Puerto Egas, with its black sand beaches, was the site of small salt mining industry in the 1960s. Pm: Rábida Island: a bird-watcher’s delight. Species includes Flycatchers, Galapagos Hawks and Brown Pelicans.
THURSDAY: Am: Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station An organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galápagos. Pm: Santa Cruz Island: Highlands The highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt.
FRIDAY: Am: Española Island: Suárez Point is one of the most outstanding wildlife areas of the archipelago. Pm: Española Island: Gardner Bay has a magnificent beach with turquoise waters. The bay is home of a large colony of sea lions.
SATURDAY: Am: Santa Fe Island: a volcanic uplift that hosts a forest of Opuntia and palo santo. Endemic land iguanas are often seen. Pm: South Plaza Island: has one of the largest populations of land iguanas in the Galapagos.
SUNDAY: Am: Santa Cruz Island: Black Turtle Cove This shallow inlet is surrounded by mangroves and provides natural protection for a variety of marine life. Baltra Airport
The following additional fuel surcharges will also apply to Angelito cruises : $65 (4days), $100 (5days), $135 (8days).
All prices are subject to change without prior notice.
Cruise departure dates are available throughout the year; contact us for up to date availabilities and a price quote - discounts are often available!
Important Note: The Angelito cruise obligates Cuenca Bestours to buy Galapagos flight tickets directly through them; failure to do so will unfortunately result in a penalty fee being charged to you by the yacht operator.
The Angelito yacht is one of the higher class of the Midrange boats at the Galapagos Islands, reputed for excellent service, is considered a family boat which does accept young children aboard. An added bonus is the innovative itinerary that the yacht runs: one 8day loop visiting the traditional north and south Galapagos highlights, and another extensively visiting Isabela and Fernandina islands The itineraries can be linked together in various combinations to provide a unique Galapagos cruise experience.
The 8 double cabins are on the main deck and each has the option to have twin beds or a double bed
A big window with ocean view
Air condition in all cabins, to be regulated individually
4 Decks: sun deck, upper deck, main deck and lower deck
Social areas, kitchen, bridge and the engine room, with individual regulation and with compressors that have the newest technology with a certification for using in protected areas.
Water, tea and coffee included in cruise price
Snorkeling Equipment: mask, tube and fins with sizes 34 – 45 without cost
Shorty wet suits in all sizes to rent on board
Library with a good selection of books about the Flora, Fauna and History of Galapagos
Wetsuits for hire
8 (captain, first mate (steersman), machinist, 2 sailors, cook and auxiliary cook & multilingual naturalist guide)
Category: Tourist Superior/Mid RangeBudget
Type: Small Yacht
Capacity: 16 passengers/ 8 double cabins
Cruise Length: 4 days5 days8 days
Departure day: Thursday and Sunday
Crew: 7 + guide
Level of guide: II or III
Length: 22.3 m/70 ft
Beam: 6.6 m /22 ft
Speed: 12 knots
Engines: 2 new (2013) CUMMINS (Marine Diesel), 405 HP each and 2100 RPM (2013)
Generators: 2 new (2013) CUMMINS CPG (Diesel) with capacity of 65KW/60HZ each
PureVent FUEL CLEANER: a radical new approach! Cleans the gas vented from engine crankcases using a centrifugal separation technology to remove oil mist and other particles to protect the environment
Electricity: 110 Volts in the cabins and in the bathrooms and 220 Volt sockets available in the social area. Water: desalinization machine with capacity of 65 gallons of fresh water per hour