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M/S Alta

Ecuador and Galapagos cruises, AltaThe M/S Alta is the most elegant sailing ship in the Galapagos Islands. The Alta is a ketch rigged motor sailer, a very stylish yacht that has that special charm of a sailing, she is 46 m/140 ft long and capable of 10 knots under power and 14 knots under sail. Built in Norway, the Alta is a ketch-rigged Motor Sailer, a very stylish yacht that has the special charm of a sailing ship.

The Alta is outfitted with 8 tastefully decorated cabins that accommodate up to 16 passengers, all cabins have ample hanging locker and drawer space.  Each cabin has their private facilities with fresh, hot-and cold-water shower.

Galapagos Alta cruise, loungeAll cabins aboard the sailng yacht Alta come with private bathrooms, hot showers and air conditioning, and during landings your quarters will be cleaned twice daily. Your galley and dining staff will turn out both wholesome and gourmet meals, and each vessel is stocked with a library containing a wealth of information on the natural history of the Galapagos Islands.

The main salon is inviting and comfortable, with a curving banquet and coffee table stand opposite a cabinet holding the TV/Video system. It is here where you will meet your naturalist guide for daily briefings.

Capacity : 32 passengers
Type : Cruise Ship
LOA : 192 feet / 58,52 m.
Beam : 29 feet / 8,84 m.
Draft : 10.5 feet / 3,20 m.
Engines : Caterpillar 3512 TITA 1300 HP
Generators : Northern Lights 150 Kva. 110 volts AC / 60 Hz
Speed : 10 - 12 knots cruising
Crew : 18 + 2 Naturalist Guides III + 1 Cruise Director
Electricity : 110 volts AC 60 Hz
Day 1 : Arrive Quito
Day 2 : Fly Quito - San Cristobal
Day 3 : Genovesa
Day 4 : Isabela - Fernandina
Day 5 : Isabela
Day 6 : Bartolome- Santiago
Day 7 : Santa Cruz (Darwin Station)
Day 8 : Española
Day 9 : Leon Dormido - Fly Quito
Day 10 : Return Home
Type of Cabin / Deck H S LS H S LS
8 days 10 days
Double Cabin $3100 $2910 $3610 $3270
Single Cabin $2610 $2400 $3405 $3085
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