WHY THIS TRIP
The yacht La Pinta has been designed for the ultimate adventure in the Galápagos Islands. The 63-meter (207-foot) yacht accommodates 48 guests for a luxurious expedition.
The La Pinta Galápagos Luxury Cruise is a full week of discovery with adventures among unique fauna, such as the famous giant Galápagos tortoises, land and marine iguanas, flamingos, penguins, blue-footed boobies and the famous Darwin’s finches.
After intense days of wildlife exploration, the La Pinta provides a haven of relaxation and tranquility with tastefully appointed accommodations and all the facilities for a stylish yet informal ambiance.
Guests will also enjoy the Galapagos Marine Reserve, the second largest in the world with various snorkeling outings, opportunities for swimming and whale and dolphin watching during inter-island cruising.
La Pinta guests will cover all aspects of the Galápagos: discovery, adventure, environmental interpretation, aquatic activities, relaxation, superb service and great dining.
Naturalist guides enhance their interpretative skills with the use of state-of-the-art-expedition equipment. Our staff embraces a spirit of adventure, while at the same time ensuring that you travel in comfort and safety.
LOCAL OPERATOR: METROPOLITAN TOURING
Metropolitan Touring sees the travel business as a people business, and endeavors to create unique experiences in iconic locations for its guests.
It currently operates in Peru, Argentina, Chile, Columbia, and Ecuador where it owns and operates a trio of vessels (the Santa Cruz and yachts Isabela II and La Pinta) as well as the Finch Bay Eco Hotel on Santa Cruz Island. Its staff is as committed today as it was when the company was founded more than 60 years ago to create unforgettable experiences for its guests.
The World Travel & Tourism Council selected Metropolitan Touring as one of their Case Studies worldwide, as an example of sustainability, good practices and commitment.
The development of Metropolitan Touring’s existing and new products is based on sustainability principles, preservation efforts, and social welfare support. It continuously measures its environmental performance, and also communicates results to its employees and guests.