ALYA CATAMARAN


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Overview:

This new Catamaran has 9 comfortable cabins, 8 of them with private balcony. 4 cabins in upper deck and 5 in main deck, all the beds can be double or twin. Private facilities in each cabin: private bathrooms, cold/hot water; air conditioned, hair dryer, telephone for internal communication on board, safe box, and high speaker. Social areas such as library, DVD service, dining room, bar with a variety of drinks and sundeck with bar. Our complete itineraries are developed for the benefit of our passengers, who will have the opportunity to combine hiking, snorkeling, beach and kayaking; our professional guides will introduce you to the most relevant sites on each island.

Key Features:

✓ Galapagos Newest Catamaran

✓ Luxurious private rooms

✓ Private Balcony

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Alya Catamaran
Alya Catamaran
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Exterior
Lounge
Lounge
Double Cabin
Double Cabin
Twin Cabin
Twin Cabin
Double Cabin
Double Cabin

ALYA RATES

2019 PRICES
4 Days
5 Days
8 Days
Standard
$ 2,945
$ 3,945
$ 6,545
Charter
$ 42,450
$ 54,450
$ 92,450

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  • All prices in United States Dollars.
  • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.

Additional Information

    • 10% Discount for groups of 6-14 pax

    • 20% Discount for children under 12 years

    • 25% Xmas and New Year surcharge

    • 50% Single supplement

    • All prices in United States Dollars

    • *Applies when purchasing airfare from us (does not apply on 2X1 promotions). Contact us for details.

✓ Rates Include

    ✓ Transfers in Galapagos

    ✓ Accommodation in double cabin

    ✓ All meals during the cruise

    ✓ Bilingual national park guide

    ✓ Visits & Excursions according itinerary

    ✓ Use of snorkeling equipment and wetsuits

    ✓ Use of Kayak

    ✓ All excursions

    ✓ Free airport assistance*

    ✓ 1 hotel night in Quito or Guayaquil (the day before the cruise)*

    ✓ Free airport transfers for Galapagos flights*

⨯ Not Included

    ⨯ Mainland-Galapagos-Mainland airfare

    ⨯ Alcoholic drinks

    ⨯ US$100 Galapagos National Park fee *subject to change

    ⨯ US$20 Transit Control Card

    ⨯ Travel / medical insurance

    ⨯ Tips

    ⨯ Personal expenses

ALYA DECK PLANS

Alya Main Deck

Main Deck

Alya Upper Deck

Upper Deck

Alya Sun Deck

Sun Deck

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
 Year of construction: 2017
 Type: Catamaran
 Category:
 Length: 105fts / 32mts
 Beam: 43fts / 13mts
 Capacity: 16 passengers
 Accommodation:
  • Main Deck: 5 Cabins, Dinning Room, Living Romm
  • Upper Deck: 4 Cabins, Bar
  • Sun Deck: Al fresco
 On Board: Bar, Lounge, Dinning Room.
 Main engines: 2 Cumming Motors 350 HP
 Water maker: 3
 Max speed: 12 knots
 Crew: 9 Crew members + 1 Cruise Director + 1 Bilingual Guide

ALYA ITINERARIES

5 DAYS CRUISE ITINERARY “A”
THU AM Baltra: 1 Arrival in Baltra Airport and Transfer to the boat
PM 2 North Seymour Island
FRI AM Genovesa Island: 3 Darwin Bay
PM Genovesa Island: 4 El Barranco
SAT AM Santiago Island: 5 Sullivan Bay
PM 6 Bartholomew Island
SUN AM Santa Cruz Island: 7 Dragon Hill
PM Santa Cruz Island: 8 Black Turtle Cove
MON AM Santa Cruz Island: 9 Charles Darwin St./ Tortoise Breeding Center
Baltra: 10 Transfer to the Baltra Airport
4 DAYS CRUISE ITINERARY “A”
MON AM San Cristobal Island: 1 Arrival in San Cristobal Airport and Transfer to the boat
PM San Cristobal Island: 2 Lobos Island
TUE AM San Cristobal Island: 3 Witch Hill
PM San Cristobal Island: 4 Pitt Point
WED AM Española Island: 5 Suarez Point
PM Española Island: 6 Gardner Bay/Islet
THU AM Santa Cruz Island: 7 Highlands
Baltra: 8 Transfer to the Baltra Airport


 

Please note: Itineraries are unlikely to change significantly but are subject to change. Weather, wildlife breeding, instructions from the Galapagos National Park, specific abilities and interests of passengers as well as operational matters may cause your guide or captain to change the time or nature of visits. Your guide will always endeavor to select the best itinerary within these limits....

ALYA CRUISE REVIEWS

Cruise rating: 5/5 - 8 customer reviews

Dear Lorena,

Just felt like giving you a short feedback about our cruise!

Yes you were right we had a wonderful time!!

Our expectations were exceeded, the boat, the weather, all the animals, not to forget the wonderful food onboard and all the people who made this trip so amazing.

Especially to mention: Cruise Director Miscell, tour guide Carlos, dinghy captain Angel and our enchanting cook, also we were really spoiled with the other lovely 12 guys of our group!

Thanks again for making this wonderful journey possible, very last minute...

Wishing you only the best for the future, have a wonderful christmas season and a good year 2019!!!

Best regards,

5

USA Janine Zessel and Ansgar Kiery
November 2018

Dear Elizabeth,

Thanks for planning such a wonderful trip for us. It was one of our very favorite adventures, and your excellent planning helped it all run smoothly.

I have already recommended your company to others!

Thanks again,

5

USA Leslie Farris
October 2018

Hi Lilian,

We had an incredible time on our trip! I have been raving about the service provided by you and galapagosislands.com. I would recommend your agency to anyone!

Thank you again for providing such an amazing experience to myself and my family.

All the best,

5

USA Hans George
July 2018

Dear Diana:

I can't thank you enough for the most wonderful tour you put together for me and my friend, Linda Taylor. EVERY PART of the trip was beyond my expectations. Each person who picked us up was THERE,on time, easy to spot, professional and friendly. Our accommodations were wonderful and the included breakfast buffets were amazing! The Alya (catamaran) was spacious & modern with a staff that went out of its way to help. Mishel and Jaime were especially helpful and accommodating. The food was so PLENTIFUL and delicious that I swore I would never eat another bite (but always did!) Carlos, our guide in the Galapagos, was so very knowledgeable with a great command of English.

In Quito, I expected to be with a group on a bus for our suggested day trips. However, we had a driver, Stalin, for just the two of us!!! He was extremely helpful, accommodating, knowledgeable and fun!!! Each day was filled with something new and different. The trips to Mindo Cloud Forest, Colonial Quito, Otavalo Market and the thermal baths were perfect choices.

Stalin was a safe driver (especially important in Quito!) and stopped for special photo ops which was another great aspect of having an individual driver!

Then there's YOU! You put together a wonderful program according to my wishes, answered all my MANY questions and coordinated a trip of a lifetime that ran smoothly without a hitch! THANK YOU doesn't go far enough to let you know how much I appreciate all you did. I will definitely recommend you to friends.

!!!Muchissimas gracias!!!

5

USA Laura Leclear
June 2018

Magus - just wanted to say thank you for your help with the booking.

My wife and I had a wonderful trip. The boat, service, food was excellent and of course, the islands were beautiful.

Thanks again and take care.

Cheers,

Amrith

5

USA Amrith Nambiar
November 2017

Hello Veronica,

From the moment we were picked up from Quito to return to Galapagos airport it was beyond our expectations . Carlos our guide was amazing his knowledge beyond doubt so very friendly and answered all questions and looked after us so well and gave us an invaluable introduction to the various Islands we visited. The Alia was excellent our small group were so well suited we all got along and became good friends experiencing the islands and activities together. The crew were excellent and attended to everybody's needs and requests and the food delicious . I would certainly recommend to friends and colleagues.

Thank you

Hilary & Mike

5

USA Hilary Brownlow
September 2017

Hello Elizabeth,

Just wanted to let you know that we had a fabulous time aboard the Alya. The service was wonderful, the food fantastically tasteful and creatively presented, the excursions were fun and our guide, Sophia, was excellent.

We certainly appreciate all your help. I would recommend your services and this ship to anyone.

Thanks again,

5

USA Barbara Schmid
August 2017

Dear Veronica,

Thank you for your mail which served as a reminder for me to send you a big THANK YOU for organizing such a wonderful trip for us.

We thoroughly enjoyed all aspects of it and were most pleasantly impressed by the quality of all accommodation, guiding and service!

Please also say thank you to Toni for him meeting us at the airport and guiding us through the formalities.

The Napo Wildlife Centre was a very special experience and we thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Our guide david was so knowledgable and together with Eduardo, the naturalist went to great lengths to spot the often very elusive bird and wildlife.

For me the most memorable experience though was the trip to the Galapagos Islands. The Alia catamaran is pure luxury with fantastic food and a very attentive crew. Maria Ramos was our naturalist guide and she is just outstanding in her knowledge and enthusiasm for this very special nature. She organized activities every day which included up to two land excursions and at least one or even two snorkeling trips.

That really kept us busy and helped to assure that not all the good food was adding to our waist lines!

All guests got along well with each other and we are likely to stay in touch with a couple of them. The cook even produced a cake for my birthday and I couldn't have wished for a more perfect birthday!

With best regards, also to Toni.

5

USA Mike & Romy
February 2017

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