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Beautiful Galapagos landscape

Islands Circumnavigation

15 Day Itinerary aboard Samba
  • See sea lions on Mosquera
  • Explore in the Mangrove forest
  • Enjoy a volcanic Olivine beach
  • Take incredible photos of landscape
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Embark on a 15-day circumnavigation through the hidden wonders of the Galapagos. Indulge your senses and bask in the beauty that surrounds you while on vacation in this incredible place. Wander across island trails, explore peaceful lagoons full of unique birdlife, swim and snorkel in crystalline …
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Kayaking Tagus Cove

Northwest Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Samba
  • See sea lions on Mosquera
  • Observe the nesting of boobies
  • Explore in the Mangrove forest
  • Hiking and observe the twin craters
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore all the Northwestern islands have to offer on this amazing 8-day cruise that is packed full of outstanding opportunities to snorkel, swim, and wander through the islands of this archipelago. The Northwest islands are known for their striking volcanic features, pristine white sandy beaches, …
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Southeast Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Samba
  • Observe the giant Galapagos turtles
  • Enjoy a volcanic Olivine beach
  • Snorkel around Gardner Island
  • Take incredible photos of landscape
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This Galapagos tour does more than show the highlights of the archipelago's beautiful southeast islands - this 8-day cruise allows you to experience all facets of the southwestern archipelago as you are immersed in the incredible beauty that surrounds you. Enjoy exciting activities such as …
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Passengers: 14
Ship Type: Motor Yacht

Built in Holland as a luxurious private yacht, the Samba is a charming 78-foot motor sailer. Locally owned and operated, the Samba is a classic traditional steel hulled motor yacht which maintains a high level of service. Guests will enjoy delicious Ecuadorian cuisine, superbly trained captains, crew and multilingual guides for a memorable Galapagos vacation.

Amenities and Accommodations
The Samba holds to a pristine standard of yacht maintenance and carries safety equipment that meets the highest standards as well as stabilizers for a more comfortable voyage. Guests will find comfortable spacious accommodations, ample open and shaded deck space, delicious Ecuadorian and international cuisine served in the salon or on deck, and personal service on board by a superbly trained crew and guide.

Her 14 passengers are accommodated in seven air-conditioned cabins with en-suite bathrooms. Other on board amenities in include ample dining-room/saloon connected to the outdoor dining facility with large tables, TV with video-system, sound system, mini-library with books and videos and a small bar.

While her spacious cabins, open and shaded observation decks, and professional equipment provide for your enjoyment, her high safety standards assure your safe passage.
Samba's Cabins.
Standard Cabins have upper and lower bunks, the bottom bunk is wider. Private bath facilities.
Deck Plan
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