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Overview:

The Archipell offers space and comfort; the stability and speed make this catamaran a perfect partner for the adventure of discovering the Galapagos Islands. The catamaran has 6 cabins (Twins and matrimonials) all in main deck. and 2 cabins with matrimonial beds. All of the cabins have private bathrooms, hot water and air-conditioning. The Archipell also has a comfortable dining room, TV, DVD, stereo, library, an indoor bar, a bar on the upper deck and a spacious tanning deck with reclining chairs. In addition, all cabins are located on the main deck with an outside view. The boat also has a complete crew including a naturalist guide level III, who has been trained and licensed by the Galapagos National Park at the Charles Darwin Research Station.

Key Features:

✓ Spacious cabins with lower berths

✓ Air-conditioning

✓ Private facilities

✓ Intimate atmosphere

✓ Maximum guide quality

✓ Continuous entertainment

✓ International standard service

✓ International standard security

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Archipell I Catamaran
Archipell I Catamaran
Cabin
Cabin
Matrimonial Cabin
Matrimonial Cabin
Twin Cabin
Twin Cabin
Bathroom
Bathroom
Salon
Salon
Dinning Room
Dinning Room
Al Fresco
Al Fresco

ARCHIPEL I RATES

2019 PRICES
4 Days
5 Days
8 Days
Per Person
$ 1,948
$ 2,748
$ 4,395
Charter
$ 31,200
$ 44,000
$ 70,320
2020 PRICES
4 Days
5 Days
8 Days
Per Person
$ 2,048
$ 2,848
$ 4,595
Charter
$ 32,800
$ 45,600
$ 73,520

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

Additional Information

    • Fuel surchage

    • Single supplement: 80%

    • Charter surchage

    • High season supplements

    • Children discount: 20%

✓ Rates Include

    ✓ Accommodation in double cabin with private bathroom, hot water and air-conditioning

    ✓ All meals and activities throughout the cruise

    ✓ Bilingual national park guide

    ✓ Tea, coffee and water - no bottled items- (soft drinks)

    ✓ Snorkeling gear (mask, snorkel and fins)

    ✓ 4 double sea kayaks are free for use

    ✓ Fuel surcharge

    ✓ Assistance at Quito airport

    ✓ Snacks after each visit

⨯ Not Included

    ⨯ $100 (Subject to change) Galapagos National Park entrance fee

    ⨯ Galapagos Transit Control Card ($20)

    ⨯ Airfare from mainland Ecuador

    ⨯ Alcoholic beverages consumed onboard, and extra beverages

    ⨯ Gratuities

    ⨯ Cancellation/medical insurance

    ⨯ Wetsuit

    ⨯ Departure tax from the country (Quito $41 and Guayaquil $29)

ARCHIPEL I DECK PLANS

Archipel I Main Deck

Main Deck

Archipel I Sundeck

Sundeck

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
 Year of construction: 2005
 Type: Catamaran
 Category:
 Length: 88fts / 27mts
 Beam: 36fts / 11mts
 Capacity: 16 passengers
 Accommodation:
  • Main Deck: 6 twin cabins and 2 double cabins with lower beds
 On Board: Expenses onboard can be paid in USD notes from USD 50 or USD 20 not USD 100. Credit Cards aren't accepted
 Main engines: 2 Cummins, 250 H.P. each one
 Water maker: 50
 Max speed: 10 knots
 Crew: 9 + Naturalist bilingual guide
 Safety & Navigation: 24 miles Furuno Radar GPS, Satellite NAvigator. Depth finder. HF-VHF, Valise Satellite radio, depth sounder, cell phone, smoke and fire detectors, ABC fire control system, zodiacs and life jackets.

ARCHIPEL I ITINERARIES

ITINERARY A5 (5D/4N)
THU AM Baltra: 1 Arrival in Baltra Airport and Transfer to the boat
PM Santa Cruz Island: 2 Highlands
FRI AM Isabela Island: 3 Las Tintoreras
PM Isabela Island: 4 The Wetlands
Isabela Island: 5 Arnaldo Tupiza Breeding Center
SAT AM Isabela Island: 6 Moreno Point
PM Isabela Island: 7 Elizabeth Bay
SUN AM Isabela Island: 8 Tagus Cove
PM Fernandina Island: 9 Espinosa Point
MON AM Santa Cruz Island: 10 Bachas Beach
Baltra: 11 Transfer to the Baltra Airport
ITINERARY B5 (5D/4N)
THU AM Baltra: 1 Arrival in Baltra Airport and Transfer to the boat
PM Santa Cruz Island: 2 Highlands
FRI AM Floreana Island: 3 Cormorant Point
PM Floreana Island: 4 Post Office Bay
Floreana Island: 5 Baroness Viewing Point
SAT AM Española Island: 6 Gardner Bay/Islet
PM Española Island: 7 Suarez Point
SUN AM San Cristobal Island: 8 Pitt Point
PM San Cristobal Island: 9 Witch Hill
MON AM San Cristobal Island: 10 Lobos Island
San Cristobal Island: 11 Transfer to the San Cristobal Airport
ITINERARY A4 (4D/3N)
MON AM San Cristobal Island: 1 Arrival in San Cristobal Airport and Transfer to the boat
PM San Cristobal Island: 2 Galapaguera
TUE AM 3 South Plaza Island
PM 4 Santa Fe Island
WED AM Floreana Island: 5 Champion Islet
PM Floreana Island: 6 Loberia
Floreana Island: 7 Asilo de la Paz
THU AM Santa Cruz Island: 8 Charles Darwin St./ Tortoise Breeding Center
Baltra: 9 Transfer to the Baltra Airport
ITINERARY B4 (4D/3N)
MON AM Baltra: 1 Arrival in Baltra Airport and Transfer to the boat
PM 2 North Seymour Island
TUE AM Genovesa Island: 3 El Barranco
PM Genovesa Island: 4 Darwin Bay
WED AM 5 Bartholomew Island
PM Santiago Island: 6 Sullivan Bay
THU AM Santa Cruz Island: 7 Charles Darwin St./ Tortoise Breeding Center
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....

ARCHIPEL I CRUISE REVIEWS

Cruise rating: 3/5 - 3 customer reviews

Dear Veronica,

We returned from our trip to the Galapagos on Thursday, and I intended to write to you in order to thank you for helping us organize the trip. Everything was excellent, we loved our stay on both Archipell catamarans and found your organization of transfers and everything impeccable. When the first cruise ended at Baltra, we found someone ready to pick us up and set us on our way to Puerto Ayora in a comfortable taxi. And we were very impressed to find a taxi ready to take us from our hotel in Puerto Ayora to the pier when the day came to board the second cruise. We did not expect it, and appreciate your taking care of all these details.

We realize that there is much more in Ecuador than the Galapagos, and when we will be ready for a second trip to your country, you can count on us getting in touch with you again. Thanks again, and best wishes for everything!

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USA Roberto Mazzoleni
June 2018

Hello Daniela, I hope you are well.

I just wanted to say thank you very much for all your help with our booking for our trip to the Galapagos.

We had an amazing time and we are so pleased that we chose the Archipel catamaran. We spent a lot of time planning the trip, choosing a travel company to use and choosing the right boat and we made the right decision. We had a great crew who took care of us and were all very friendly - had some fantastic food on board and our guide was great too - very knowledgeable. We were taken care of as soon as we arrived at the airport in Quito and then when we landed in the Galapagos. We didn't have to worry about a thing as everything was taken care of.

We got to see as much of the beautiful Galapagos islands that we wanted and have some wonderful memories of such a lovely place.

We also met some lovely people on board the boat and we were all sad to leave at the end of the week. I would be very happy to do a review for you if you

Thank you again.

Dawn

3

USA Dawn Burgon
March 2018

Hi Lilian,

We want to thank you for organizing an outstanding trip to the Galapagos aboard the Archipell I. Everything went very smoothly and your representatives were always on time to meet us. We certainly will return to Ecuador and one day will bring out grandchildren to the Galapagos.

Please convey to your employer how much we appreciated your service.

3

USA David Gilb
May 2012

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