Hello Ximena, we have been so busy since returning from our trip that we never got to let you know what a wonderful vacation we had both in the Galapagos and at Machu Picchu. Everything you set up for us was just fantastic and we especially appreciated your gift and those of several of the hotels for our 40th anniversary. It was so thoughtful and all the naturalists and crew on the ship, as well as the guides in Peru, were so helpful and made our trip so fantastic.


Review by Sara.

Hi Felipe!
Thanks again for everything! Transfers and dinner last night was great! And we loved Mashpi Lodge with our friends! Metropolitan Tours did and awesome job on our expedition! Will have great memories for very long time!! Thanks again! Take care!


Review by Janice.

Sharian, What an amazing trip! Our family thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Galapagos.
The city and equator tours were fun for all. Watching the water swirl change directions above and below the equator was a special family highlight! And tasting chocolates without nuts or milk (at Republica del Cacao) was a great conclusion to the day for our youngest. The Santa Cruz II cruise was fantastic. The crew members were delightful-- always courteous and helpful. Every guide was knowledgeable and encouraged questions from our groups. I appreciated their patience and assistance with my parents, especially my dad who has difficulties with his back. Sharian, thank you so much for your assistance in arranging our visit!


Review by Arup.

Hi Carolina! I thought of you so many times during our trip – with great gratitude! Literally every single plan you made came off without a hitch! I have been very thankful for ALL of the time, energy, attention to detail, professionalism, enthusiasm, general information and fantastic customer service you provided in our pre-planning phase!


Review by Elizabeth.

I wanted to share my thanks for the trip planning support received by your Online Destination Expert, Alexandra Larrea.
She did an excellent job on all aspects of the planning process and provided thorough and timely responses to every one of my many, many questions. As the Internet-based travel planning process becomes more pervasive, a true professional like Alexandra is a significant differentiator for your company.
I know in our case, it made choosing your company an easy decision.


Review by Bill.

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Galapagos, Quito, and Otavalo Enchantments

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Allow yourself to be enchanted by two of the most beautiful destinations in the world: Quito and the Galapagos Islands. The fascinating architecture and history that surrounds one of the best-preserved Historic Quarters in all of South America await! Quito will be the golden prologue to a journey of profound exploration across an archipelago that has never failed to make visitors fall in love.

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