Galapagos & Machu Picchu Highlights

11 days from $7,445 pp*
  • Three nights aboard a luxurious yacht, sailing the Galapagos Islands.
  • Walk amongst sea lions, penguins, and lava flows with expert guide.
  • Privately escorted exploration of the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu.
  • Private city tours, airport transfers, and luxury train.
  • Featuring expertly selected hotels.
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Majestic breeching whales and inquisitive dolphins riding in the wake of your luxury cruise ship is a fitting welcoming party to announce your arrival in one of the most stunning and interesting natural habitats on the planet.

This extraordinary trip combines untouched marine wonders with an ancient jungle empire as you experience two of the world’s greatest wonders. Your luxury cruise ship acts as your impressive home away from home as you explore the time-locked Galapagos Islands where you’ll enjoy intimate encounters with a range of wildlife including dolphins, sea lions, penguins, marine iguanas, giant tortoises and abundant birdlife that never learnt to fear people. In Peru, you’ll reach out and touch the remains of the ancient Incan civilization as you tour the Scared Valley; visit the fortress of Ollantaytambo; browse the bustling market of Pisac; and witness an unforgettable view from the magnificent mountain-top Incan city of Machu Picchu.

Certified naturalists onboard your Galapagos Islands cruise ship and a team of expert Peruvian private guides elevate this excellent trip to a level all of its own as they reveal the surprising secrets of the Galapagos Islands eco-system and relate the amazing stories of the ancient Incan civilization. You’ll also enjoy a range of premium accommodation from your private cabin aboard a luxury cruise ship to grand hotels in the heart of Inca territory. ... Show More »

Please note that the cost of regional and international air has not yet been included in your quotation, with the exception of the flights between mainland Ecuador and the Galapagos islands. Air experts are standing by to help. Enjoy a personalized vacation that best suits your needs, developed by one of our experienced destination experts. Relax during your trip with our 24/7 support and expert local guidance. « Show Less

Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Guayaquil
    Guayaquil
    • Transfer - Private - Airport with Meet & Greet - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
  • Day 2 Guayaquil to San Cristobal Island to Galapagos to Galapagos Cruise
    Guayaquil to San Cristobal Island to Galapagos to Galapagos Cruise
    • Transfer - Airport - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Transfer - Shared - Airport to Port - Coach/Vehicle
    • Embarkation
    • Guayaquil - Galapagos [(2 hrs)] - Economy
    • Tourist Transit / Migration Control Card
    • National Park Entrance Fee
    • Lunch on Board
    • Kicker Rock
    • Dinner on Board
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3 Española Island to Galapagos Cruise
    Española Island to Galapagos Cruise
    • Suarez Point & Gardner/Osborn Islet
    • Breakfast on Board
    • Lunch on Board
    • Dinner on Board
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4 Floreana Island to Galapagos Cruise
    Floreana Island to Galapagos Cruise
    • Cormorant Point/Champion Islet & Post Office Bay
    • Breakfast on Board
    • Lunch on Board
    • Dinner on Board
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5 Santa Cruz Island to Baltra Island to Galapagos to Lima
    Santa Cruz Island to Baltra Island to Galapagos to Lima
    • Breakfast on Board
    • Charles Darwin Station
    • Disembarkation
    • Transfer - Shared - Airport - Coach/Driver
    • Galapagos - Guayaquil [2 hrs] - Economy
    • Flight (Not Included)
    • Peru - Welcome
    • Transfer - Private - Airport with Meet & Greet - Vehicle/Local Representative/Driver
    Breakfast
  • Day 6 Lima
    Lima
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day Modern & Colonial City tour (3 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    Breakfast
  • Day 7 Lima to Cusco
    Lima to Cusco
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Local Representative/Driver
    • Flight (Not Included)
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver/Local Representative
  • Day 8 Cusco
    Cusco
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day City Tour & Nearby Ruins with Lunch at Incanto (3hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Partial Tourist Ticket Included - Included
  • Day 9 Cusco to Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu
    Cusco to Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu
    • Transfer - Private - Train station - Vehicle/Driver/Local Representative
    • Cusco - Aguas Calientes [Vistadome (4 hrs) ] - Train Ticket/Local Guide(1)
    • Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu [Bus up to Machu Picchu (30 min)] - Bus Ticket
    • Tour - Private - Machu Picchu Tour (with Lunch) - Guide/Bus/Entrance tickets
    • Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes [Bus down to Aguas Calientes (30 min)] - Bus Ticket
    Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 10 Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu to Cusco
    Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu to Cusco
    • Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu [Bus up to Machu Picchu (30 min)] - Bus Ticket
    • Machu Picchu Second Entrance - Ticket
    • Wayna Picchu Hike (Entrance Fee) - Entrance Fee
    • Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes [Bus down to Aguas Calientes (30 min)] - Bus Ticket
    • Aguas Calientes - Cusco [Vistadome (4 hrs)] - Train Ticket
    • Transfer - Private - Train station - Vehicle/Driver/Local Representative
  • Day 11 Cusco to Lima
    Cusco to Lima
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver/Local Representative
    • Flight (Not Included)
    • Wyndham Costa Del Sol Lima Airport (Day Room) - Room for the day
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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Day 1: Guayaquil

For your added comfort, you will have an English-speaking guide waiting for you outside of customs with a sign with your name on it. Your representative will help you to co-ordinate meeting up with your private driver and accompany you to your accommodation.

Accommodation: Hilton Colon Guayaquil

Elegance, comfort, security and personalized service are just some of the characteristics that make Hilton Colón Guayaquil a real five-star hotel. Conveniently placed in Ecuador, a strategic point in South America, the Hilton Colon Guayaquil hotel combines excellent service and a laid-back resort feel with a convenient location only few minutes from José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport. Enjoy your spacious guest room and stay connected with wireless internet access, relax with a movie on the flat screen TV. The hotel is surrounded by the main shopping centers and offers easy access to the downtown district area. Hilton Colón Guayaquil Hotel Features includes renovated rooms, four restaurants, two bars and one delicatessen, room service available 24-hours, and renovated outdoor pool and fitness area.

Hilton Colon Guayaquil
Hilton Colon Guayaquil

Day 2: Guayaquil - San Cristobal Island - Galapagos - Galapagos Cruise

Guayaquil shared airport transfer.

Upon arrival to San Cristobal Island Airport, a group transfer is waiting to bring you to your awaiting ship.

Welcome aboard!

Take some time to get settled in to your stateroom and explore the ship. Your expedition will begin shortly.

Fly from Guayaquil to Galapagos on a direct flight. The flight duration is approximately 2 hours.
Please note that flight rates are subject to change without prior notice.

Your mandatory Galapagos tourist transit card is included in your itinerary pricing.

Your mandatory Galapagos National Park entrance fee is included in your itinerary pricing.

Please note: all Galapagos excursions are to be referenced as a guideline only -  the route and program are subject to change according to National Park policies and regulations, weather conditions, seasonal changes, safety precautions and estimated wildlife encounters, etc.

A fuel surcharge is applicable to all vessels cruising in the Galapagos and all flights to/from Galapagos. These surcharges have been included in your trip price. 

Fuel Surcharges are subject to change without notice and additional fees may be applicable at time of travel.

The striking rock formation Kicker Rock is located a couple hours off the western shore of San Cristobal. Jutting out of the water, the rocks stand vertically at hundreds of feet above the ocean divided by a small channel. Although there are no landing areas, kayaking and scuba diving allow visitors to spot a variety of marine life.

Accommodation: Cormorant Catamaran (3N)

The brand new Cormorant incorporates the very best of Galapagos Catamaran design. The modern and ample accommodation includes Jacuzzi, huge sun deck and a private balcony for each of the spacious staterooms. Cormorant combines high quality with high value making your Galapagos experience an affordable luxury.

Galapagos Cruise
Galapagos Cruise
Cormorant Catamaran
Cormorant Catamaran

Day 3: Española Island - Galapagos Cruise

The Suarez Point area is great for spotting Blue-footed Boobies, albatrosses and Nazca Boobies. A beautiful site on the ocean front, the large Waved Albatrosses use the cliff as a launching pad. The famous attraction is the magnificent blowhole, spurting water high into the air. This site presents wonderful photograph opportunities.

Gardner Bay, on the eastern side of the island, is the breeding site of nearly all of the world´s 12,000 pairs of Waved Albatrosses. It has an ample white sandy beach with a myriad of sea lions, perfect for relaxing. Its rocky shores make this site a great place for diving and snorkeling.

Accommodation: Cormorant Catamaran (3N)
Gardner Point
Gardner Point

Day 4: Floreana Island - Galapagos Cruise

Cormorant Point hosts a large flamingo lagoon where other birds such as common stilts, White-cheeked Pintails can also be seen. The beaches on this island are distinct: The “Green Beach” named so due to its green color, which comes from a high percentage of olivine crystals in the sand, and the “Four Sand Beach” composed of white coral.

In the 18th century whalers passing through the islands placed a wooden barrel on Floreana Island for use as an unofficial mail box. The tradition continues today at Post Office Bay, as visitors leave addressed postcards in the barrel and sort through left mail to deliver at home.

Accommodation: Cormorant Catamaran (3N)
Pink Flamingo
Pink Flamingo

Day 5: Santa Cruz Island - Baltra Island - Galapagos - Lima

The Charles Darwin Research Station is home to turtles ranging from 3-inches (new hatchlings) to 4-feet long. Sub-species of turtles interact with one another and many of the older turtles are accustomed to humans, stretching out their heads for a pet. The babies are kept until they are about four years old and strong enough to survive on their own.

This morning you'll disembark from your ship, and bid farewell to the crew.

A group transfer awaits, for your transportation to the airport.

Fly direct from Galapagos to Guayaquil. The flight duration is approximately 2 hours.
Please note that flight rates are subject to change without prior notice.

Flight Guayaquil-Lima  is required, currently not included in the quote.

A welcome package with your vouchers, a city map, and any other touristic information that we deem you may find useful will be waiting for you upon your arrival at your first hotel on your trip.

For your added comfort, you will have an English-speaking local representative waiting for you outside of customs with a sign with your name on it.  Your representative will help you to co-ordinate meeting up with your private driver and accompany you to your accommodation.

Accommodation: Hilton Miraflores

Hilton Lima Miraflores is conveniently located in the heart of the Miraflores district of Lima, Peru. Just 11 miles from the Jorge Chavez International Airport (LIM), the hotel offers a prime location in the vibrant Larcomar entertainment area. Every guest room, suite and executive room within the Hilton Lima Miraflores Hotel is designed to reflect a refreshing sense of hospitality with a Peruvian feel. Each spacious room boasts stylish décor and is infused with natural light from the large windows. The hotel combines traditional 18th-century Peruvian architectural elements with contemporary decor to create the perfect ambience while delivering the impeccable service that travelers demand.

Lima
Lima
Hilton Miraflores Hotel
Hilton Miraflores Hotel

Day 6: Lima

Explore Lima on a sightseeing tour of Colonial and Modern Lima with a private guide and driver. Visit the Government Palace, City Hall, Cathedral (closed for tourism on Sunday mornings) at the Plaza Mayor along with the 17th century San Francisco Convent. Take a short tour of the modern districts of San Isidro and Miraflores for a magnificent view of the Pacific Ocean.

Accommodation: Hilton Miraflores
Plaza Mayor
Plaza Mayor

Day 7: Lima - Cusco

Meet your English-speaking local representative and driver for a private airport transfer.

 

 

 

Flight is required, currently not included in the quote.

A local representative will meet you for an airport transfer, with private vehicle and professional driver.

Accommodation: Palacio del Inka, a Luxury Collection Hotel

The Palacio del Inka, a Luxury Collection Hotel, reflects the luxury of colonial times. Guest Rooms are equipped with all necessary facilities to offer the perfect rest in palace style, combining comfort with an exquisite design inspired by history. Overlooking the grand colonial courtyard, the rooms of the “Cuatro Bustos” mansion are a jewel of great historical and cultural value. The Palacio del Inka Hotel is located opposite to the Temple of the Sun or “Koricancha”, and within walking distance to the main square. Situated in the center of the city, the hotel is encircled by Inka foundations topped with colonial constructions, museums, storied archeological sites, premier restaurants, and vibrant local markets.

Cusco
Cusco
Palacio del Inka, a Luxury Collection Hotel
Palacio del Inka, a Luxury Collection Hotel

Day 8: Cusco

High in the Andes, 3000m above sea level, lies the historic city of Cusco, with its unique blend of Spanish and Inca cultures. Take a half day private tour of the city including the best of Cusco: the Coricancha Temple (Temple of the Sun) and the Cathedral with its magnificent chapels and baroque altars and paintings from the Cusquenian School. The tour also includes the surrounding ruins: the fortress of Sacsayhuaman, the Inca bath of Tambomachay, the labyrinth of Puca Pucara and the amphitheatre of Kenko. Lunch is included at Incanto Restaurant.

Includes tourist ticket and entrance fees.

Accommodation: Palacio del Inka, a Luxury Collection Hotel
Sacsayhuaman
Sacsayhuaman
Coricancha Temple
Coricancha Temple

Day 9: Cusco - Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu

A local representative will meet you with a private vehicle and professional driver for a train station transfer.

Once at the train station you will board the Vistadome train for a 6:05am* departure to the ancient ruins at Machu Picchu (train ride is 4 hrs). The journey begins with a series of switchbacks, known appropriately as the 'zigzag', up the hill out of Cusco, before a brief stop at the village of Poroy. The train then descends from the highest point of the journey into the Sacred Valley and the foothills of the Andes. Before reaching Machu Picchu, the train travels along the Urubamba River, with awe-inspiring views of the dramatic canyon.

Please note you will travel independently from Cusco by train, and your guide will meet you on arrival at the station in Aguas Calientes. You will then embark on a private, guided tour of Machu Picchu, which is roughly 2-3 hours in length. 

Note: When staying overnight at Machu Picchu or Aguas Calientes the following day will be at leisure, with no guide (unless otherwise specified). If you would like to have a guide please speak with your sales consultant about adding this service.


Note about luggage: When you board the train to visit Machu Picchu with overnight, bring only a small bag with you. Due to limited storage space on the train, passengers are asked to bring only one small piece of luggage. The rest of your luggage will be stored safely at your hotel and returned to you either in Cuzco or The Sacred Valley. Hand luggage on the train is limited to 11 pounds or 5 kgs.

*Note: train times and schedules may vary based on availability, your train times will be confirmed on your final itinerary.

For your convenience the bus ticket between Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu is provided. Buses depart about every 30 minutes, once the bus is full.

Upon arrival in Aguas Calientes, you will board the bus (shared service) up to Machu Picchu. The bus ride takes 30 minutes and once you get there you will enjoy a private guided tour of Machu Picchu. The Inca Citadel lies between Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu (“Young Peak” and “Old Peak”). The Inca Pachacutec built the Citadel using sharp stone blocks, fitted together perfectly. Houses, temples, a public square are all connected by narrow roads and steps cut into the mountainside. There are many theories as to the purpose of Machu Picchu; a temple to the sun? A fortress against jungle inhabitants? A sanctuary for the Incas? The mysterious lost city awaits you!

After the tour, enjoy a leisurely lunch at the Sanctuary Lodge and the rest of the afternoon is to be spent at leisure!

For your convenience the bus ticket between Machu Picchu and Aguas Calientes is provided. Buses depart about every 30 minutes, once the bus is full.

Accommodation: Sumaq Hotel

Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel is a family hotel with ample experience in luxury hospitality, an experience that makes Sumaq a hotel dedicated entirely to its guests. Staying at Sumaq means enjoying Machu Picchu’s most beautiful landscapes, where you will find lush vegetation, enormous mountains, valleys, the Vilcanota River, a waterfall and ancient trails. Every guestroom at Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel is a luxurious private retreat where travelers begin and end each day in complete comfort. In addition to its exclusive service, Sumaq Hotel offers a privileged location in the Machu Picchu historic sanctuary, on the banks of the Vilcanota River near the main tourist attractions.

Aguas Calientes
Aguas Calientes
Sumaq Hotel
Sumaq Hotel

Day 10: Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Cusco

For your convenience the bus ticket between Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu is provided. Buses depart about every 30 minutes, once the bus is full.

Admission for your second entrance to Machu Picchu is included for your convenience.

Please note that due to limited availability of permits (which are non-refundable) they cannot be requested until trip deposit has been received and complete and valid passport information is provided. As such, this activity can only be confirmed after time of booking. All efforts will be made to ensure that these be secured on the desired date(s). In the case of unavailability, alternative date(s) will be provided where possible.

For your convenience, the entrance fee for the hike to Wayna Picchu is included. A limited number of hikers are allowed each morning and there are two scheduled times to do this hike, 7am and 10am.

The eternal guardian of the Sanctuary, Wayna Picchu (meaning “Young Mountain’ in Quechua) towers over the Incan city, and an amazing view can be appreciated from the top. The route to the top of the mountain is treacherous, with very narrow pathways, and to conquer the summit is truly a rewarding experience! Along the route and at the top of the mountain are sacred structures and eye-catching terraces, built right against the slope’s edge. Depending on each person's hiking pace, this activity may take up to 3 hours. This activity is on your own; please speak to your sales agent about organizing a guide to accompany you.

Please note that due to limited availability of permits (which are non-refundable) they cannot be requested until trip deposit has been received and complete and valid passport information is provided. As such, this activity can only be confirmed after time of booking. All efforts will be made to ensure that these be secured on the desired date(s). In the case of unavailability, either alternative date(s) will be provided where possible or arrangements to hike Montana Machu Picchu will be provided.

For your convenience the bus ticket between Machu Picchu and Aguas Calientes is provided. Buses depart about every 30 minutes, once the bus is full.

Return to Cusco on the Vistadome train. The journey through the Andes takes 4 hours to return to Cusco. Snacks are served on board.

A local representative will meet you with a private vehicle and professional driver for a train station transfer.

Accommodation: Palacio del Inka, a Luxury Collection Hotel
Tambomachay
Tambomachay
Train to Cusco
Train to Cusco

Day 11: Cusco - Lima

A local representative will meet you for an airport transfer, with private vehicle and professional driver.

Flight is required, currently not included in the quote.

Conveniently located right within the Jorge Chavez Airport in Lima, the Wyndham Costa del Sol offers guest rooms with mini bar and climate control, so that one may comfortably spend time in between flights. The graciously appointed, non-smoking guestrooms effortlessly fuse form and function, and are equipped with must-have amenities for today’s busy traveler, and a restful sojourn is assured.

Accommodation:
Wyndham Costa del Sol
Wyndham Costa del Sol
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Hilton Colon Guayaquil: Guayaquil

Elegance, comfort, security and personalized service are just some of the characteristics that make Hilton Colón Guayaquil a real five-star hotel. Conveniently placed in Ecuador, a strategic point in South America, the Hilton Colon Guayaquil hotel combines excellent service and a laid-back resort feel with a convenient location only few minutes from José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport. Enjoy your spacious guest room and stay connected with wireless internet access, relax with a movie on the flat screen TV. The hotel is surrounded by the main shopping centers and offers easy access to the downtown district area. Hilton Colón Guayaquil Hotel Features includes renovated rooms, four restaurants, two bars and one delicatessen, room service available 24-hours, and renovated outdoor pool and fitness area.

Hilton Colon Guayaquil
Hilton Colon Guayaquil
Hilton Colon Guayaquil
Hilton Colon Guayaquil

Cormorant Catamaran (3N): Galapagos Cruise

The brand new Cormorant incorporates the very best of Galapagos Catamaran design. The modern and ample accommodation includes Jacuzzi, huge sun deck and a private balcony for each of the spacious staterooms. Cormorant combines high quality with high value making your Galapagos experience an affordable luxury.

Cormorant Catamaran
Cormorant Catamaran

Hilton Miraflores: Lima

Hilton Lima Miraflores is conveniently located in the heart of the Miraflores district of Lima, Peru. Just 11 miles from the Jorge Chavez International Airport (LIM), the hotel offers a prime location in the vibrant Larcomar entertainment area. Every guest room, suite and executive room within the Hilton Lima Miraflores Hotel is designed to reflect a refreshing sense of hospitality with a Peruvian feel. Each spacious room boasts stylish décor and is infused with natural light from the large windows. The hotel combines traditional 18th-century Peruvian architectural elements with contemporary decor to create the perfect ambience while delivering the impeccable service that travelers demand.

Hilton Miraflores Hotel
Hilton Miraflores Hotel

Palacio del Inka, a Luxury Collection Hotel: Cusco

The Palacio del Inka, a Luxury Collection Hotel, reflects the luxury of colonial times. Guest Rooms are equipped with all necessary facilities to offer the perfect rest in palace style, combining comfort with an exquisite design inspired by history. Overlooking the grand colonial courtyard, the rooms of the “Cuatro Bustos” mansion are a jewel of great historical and cultural value. The Palacio del Inka Hotel is located opposite to the Temple of the Sun or “Koricancha”, and within walking distance to the main square. Situated in the center of the city, the hotel is encircled by Inka foundations topped with colonial constructions, museums, storied archeological sites, premier restaurants, and vibrant local markets.

Palacio del Inka, a Luxury Collection Hotel
Palacio del Inka, a Luxury Collection Hotel
Palacio del Inka, a Luxury Collection Hotel
Palacio del Inka, a Luxury Collection Hotel

Sumaq Hotel: Aguas Calientes

Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel is a family hotel with ample experience in luxury hospitality, an experience that makes Sumaq a hotel dedicated entirely to its guests. Staying at Sumaq means enjoying Machu Picchu’s most beautiful landscapes, where you will find lush vegetation, enormous mountains, valleys, the Vilcanota River, a waterfall and ancient trails. Every guestroom at Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel is a luxurious private retreat where travelers begin and end each day in complete comfort. In addition to its exclusive service, Sumaq Hotel offers a privileged location in the Machu Picchu historic sanctuary, on the banks of the Vilcanota River near the main tourist attractions.

Sumaq Hotel
Sumaq Hotel
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
  • MaryBurchenal — December 12, 2014 — South America

    We are back. We did have a wonderful time with our daughter and I certainly had no reason at all for being at all nervous that things would not go smoothly. Everyone associated with our time in Iguazu Falls was helpful, more than pleasant and always on time. I thought originally that we could manage such a trip on our own. But when we got there and saw the hassles we would have run into with the visas, border crossings, transportation and such, I realized that going the way we did was the wise choice. Absolutely we would travel with you again. And if anyone asks about the best way to see that part of the country, I would not hesitate to recommend KT.

  • Janet Huebert — December 12, 2014 — South America

    Well, Cindy, we’ve been home for a week but I can’t stop replaying every day of our wonderful holiday in my head! It was all that I had hoped for and MORE! We enjoyed all of the locations we visited – the beauty of the landscapes, the sight of wildlife, the rich culture & interesting history of Argentina & the outgoing, positive attitude of its people. Our guides were terrific – so friendly & knowledgeable & helpful & enthusiastic! We had no delays or difficulties & our accommodations were outstanding. Have I mentioned that it was a FABULOUS holiday??!!! My thanks to you for coordinating, booking, confirming and generally taking care of our requests in planning our adventure.

  • Ann Schiller — December 12, 2014 — South America

    Fabulous trip to Machu Picchu, Cusco and Lima. Trip of a lifetime with a sensational group of guides, drivers, and transfer staff! Loved the Sanctuary Lodge! A must! Thank you, Nella Huaringa, for planning this amazing journey! Thanks for making sure we didn't miss a thing on our itinerary even when we lost a travel day, due to a broken airplane that turned back midair, on our way to Lima. We appreciate your service above and beyond.

  • WendyRobinson — December 12, 2014 — South America

    Wow! All my life, I have planned and organized our trips, requiring considerable research and contact time--not to mention, most significantly, all the stress involved at each destination to make sure all connections are made. This time, I put it in the hands of some extremely capable people--and sat back and relaxed. And relax I did! We were booked into full-service, quality accommodations at all times; our transport and tour guidance were all on an individual, private basis, except where public transportation was in order; and--most valuable to us--we were met and assisted through all travel/hotel connections. We truly felt pampered. At one point, in fact, we had a problem with an immigration paper that we had lost, and a Kensington representative personally accompanied us through the whole process of replacing it--even though we were officially "on our own" that day. That's what makes the difference--the responsibility and accountability toward clients. Kudos to Kensington and to our representative, Brandi Merchant. We are already planning more travel and see no reason to look any further than to an agency that has earned our trust.

  • LorettaCappuccitti — December 12, 2014 — South America

    We had a wonderful time on our trip. The accommodations were all great. The guides and drivers were all very pleasant and knowledgeable. We were very happy with our choice of destinations and with the way the trip was organized. It was a lot of flying in two weeks but well worth it. Erika was able to accommodate a short-notice addition (Nazca Lines) to our trip which we appreciated. Thank you Erika for your help. Great trip!!

  • Christina Adams — April 21, 2014 — South America

    I know it's silly to give all 10's, obviously every trip has it's ups and downs, but if it hadn't been for our Kensington Tours planning, guides and drivers we would have been lost! It was wonderful to be out in a strange new environment yet know we had a safety net and a friendly face. The places we visited were awesome but I think we'll remember most the people that we met. Thank you and I'll send photos soon! Sincerely, Christina Adams

  • Frank  Manna — April 21, 2014 — South America

    Our guided transfers were exceptionally accommodating even though our flights were considerably delayed. The Annavillanas Jungle Lodge was spectacular for location, accommodations and food. The Rio Carnival experience was unique and unforgettable and our seats were wonderful. Loved the location of our hotel in Rio.......right on the street of Copacabana Beach.......fantastic.

  • Vivian Jennings — April 21, 2014 — South America

    Very pleased with organization. Not having to worry about connections or arrangements is wonderful. Great selection with hotels, Coral 1 and Napo Wildlife. Kensington puts all the details together to ensure a wonderful trip. Highly recommend the Galapagos and Amazon.

  • Daniel More — April 21, 2014 — South America

    All was great. Guides were knowledgeable, personable, friendly... that's what really made the trip.

  • Marlin Barad — April 21, 2014 — South America

    Sofia, thank you for putting together a great trip. We certainly enjoyed ourselves very much. The planning and care was excellent. We hope we can do another trip with you all soon. Marlin Barad

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