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Holiday review by Susan Storer

Name: Mrs. Susan Storer
Date of trip: 27/11/2015
Number of people: 2
Country: Galapagos Islands

Overall level of Satisfaction

 
Tribes Overall: "All was as promised and worked like clockwork. Everyone so nice and helpful. Fab destinations."
 
Tribes Service: "All very good."
 
Guides: "Everyone was amazing particularly Evelyn in Cusco and Adrian on the Letty. All others fab too."
 
Social & Environmental Responsibility: "Hope some of our money helped the environment and purchasing of items from local people helped them."

Accommodation

 
Wyndham Costa del Sol Lima Airport
Just an airport hotel. Nothing special but adequate
 
Picoaga Hotel
Lovely friendly atmospheric local hotel.
 
El MaPi
Lovely and quaint. Well suited to the setting
 
Casa Andina Private Collection Puno
Very nice hotel ideally situated.
 
Casa Aliso
Gorgeous house. Very helpful. Loved it.
 
Eric and Letty
Letty, fabulous! Also food very very good. Everyone could not have been nicer or more helpful. Claudia, the steward was amazing! As we paid extra for cabin on Letty, was a little disappointed with it. We expected small and cosy and it was. Bed though was small and pushed in under slanted ceiling. This reduced bed size and meant waking each other if we wanted to get up!

Our Memories

"It's really hard to pick out anything in particular. We would have an amazing day and think it could not get better, but it kept on getting better. We are not city people, but loved Cusco and Quito. We stopped in Madrid before flying and it was amazing too. Machu Picchu was just so special though some of the hiking quite tough! Walking sticks recommended unless you are very young and fit! As for Galápagos, it was one surprise and great after another. Being on a small boat was amazing, just like a family. Whole crew great and fellow guests too, we have made many friends. "

customer rating

5/5 from 49 reviews

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Time: GMT - 6 hours

Flight time: Flights to the Galapagos Islands leave from Quito and touch down in Guayaquil en route, taking about 3 hours from Quito or 2 hours from Guayaquil. The flights land either at Baltra or San Cristobal.

Language: Spanish is the official language in the Galapagos Islands.

Visas: Not required for British travellers. Other nationalities should obtain advice from their embassy.

Health: There are no compulsory vaccinations.

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Otley, Suffolk, IP6 9JW.
Office hours: Monday - Friday: 9am to 5.30pm
Telephone: 01473 890499

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