Discover a world of evolutionary enchantment, amid volcanic islands with unique species of wildlife together with Latin Trails / Ecuador Boutique Travel on board its new First Class Catamaran Galapagos Journey II.
Our vision for this catamaran is to introduce a new level of comfort and elegance to Galapagos trips.
The Galapagos Journey II offers lots of space and comfort for naturalist cruises. The artful combination of stability, grace and speed make this catamaran a perfect partner for a Galapagos discovery adventure. The Galapagos Journey II has 6 cabins with lower twin beds, and 2 cabins with one lower double bed. All cabins are exterior and located on the main deck with outside view. They feature with private bathroom, hot water and individual climate control.
Her social areas include a comfortable dining room with a TV/DVD, and a stereo system, inside/outside bars, and a Jacuzzi. The spacious sundeck with reclining chairs offers a great view of the islands´ landscapes.
The Galapagos Journey II has a full crew including a Naturalist Guide Level II/III, who has been trained and licensed by the Galapagos National Park Service.
With the aim to maximize the quality of our services on board of our boats, they always have to comply with quality standards. Therefore, you, our customers can be sure that your passengers will be on board the best boats of the Galapagos Islands. Here are some of the characteristics that make our fleet unique in the Galapagos Islands:
- Spacious cabins with lower beds, air conditioning and private facilities.
- Intimate atmosphere on all our boats.
- Maximum quality of guidance, not only based on the qualification of the National Park, but on the real experience of the guide.
- Journey II Catamaran Motor Yacht has 24 hour availability in case of emergencies.
- Continuous training of our crews to offer the best service possible.
- On board service complying with international standards.
Security procedures complying with international standards.
Great shore excursions
Our shore excursions are packed with several activities and lots of fun. A typical visit to a landng site includes a nature hike, zodiac ride, snorkelling or kyaking visit and of course time to relax on the beach or by the trail ahead. your guide will bring out the best of the Islands throughout these activities sharing knowledge and fun facts about the Islands natural history.
After a full day of visits you will get to learn a little more about the sights you visited and will be able to ask your guide specific questions about wildlife, geology, marinelife, biology, and other topics that interest you regarding the Islands. You will find your evening briefings are also a great opportunity to get to know your fellow travellers and share anecdotes from the days activities.
Well Planned itineraries
We believe that the key to a great itenerary is variety, the M/C Galapagos Journey II visits several types of ecosystems within the Galapagos Archipelago. Our catamaran has one of the best itineraries available including Isabela & Fernandina Islands. You will find your trip to include several types of landscapes, a good combination of bird sightings as well as visits to land and marine iguana sighting areas, research centers and tortoise breeding projects. The itenerary is also optimized, sailings are short and land/snorkel visits are longer.
Fine dining and cuisine
Each meal on board is a celebration of the taste buds, our chef will prepare the finest international and local dishes using fresh ingredients of the highest quality. All meals include choices of meat, poultry, and seafood. We also have options for vegitarians and individuals with other dietary choices and needs. Salads are freshley tossed and fresh fruit is always available. We also have a nice selection of the best wines from around the world for you to enhance your meals with if that is your beverage of choice. If not we have a different variety to fancy your pleasure.
A well equiped boat
You will find that apart from being a spacious and comfortable yacht the M/C Galapagos Journey II carries state of the art navigational and communications equipment on board. It also carries entertainment equipment such as snorkelling gear, wetsuits, sea kayaks,a DVD player with a flat panel screen and other amenities on board.
Crew to passenger ratio
Our crew to guest ratio is 1 to 2 (8 crew members for 16 passengers).
Each of our crew members has several years experience and shares our vision of offering the finest experience to our guests. We are prepared to pamper you and offer you creature comforts so your visit to the Islands is to admire the survival of the fittest without having to endure it.