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GALAPAGOS ISLANDS / ECUADOR / PERU

Adventures Afloat: The Best of the Galápagos and Peru: From Enchanted Islands to Machu Picchu

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Program #18484RJ
17 Days | 16 Nights
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Wanda Stephens Aug 20, 2014 at 01:25 AM

Carol, I'm not sure when your trip is but I would call as soon as you decide bc there is a limit to the number of tickets sold daily to enter Machu Picchu. I just happened to call Holbrook Travel today and found out the additional day is $95. You can catch the bus at 5:30 am to arrive when it opens at 6 and you have to return at 11 am to allow time to join the rest of your group for the day. I spoke with Deb and she was very informative. I chose to return the next day bc I will never be back there again and felt the cost was worth the experience. Hope this is helpful.


Jennifer Galovich Aug 19, 2014 at 05:48 PM

I don't recall the exact price of the ticket -- we inquired with the Holbrook Travel people for the answers to those questions. As I recall the money was significant and the time frame was short.


Carol King Aug 19, 2014 at 03:35 PM

Going back to the thread about the option to rerun to Machu Picchu a second day. I will probably want to return. So how far in advance do I need to make that decision. And what's the price of that ticket?
Todd Betterton Aug 19, 2014 at 07:04 PM

Holbrooke sells that return ticket for $90 and you have to purchase it prior to your departure
Todd Betterton Aug 19, 2014 at 07:06 PM

Sorry, just looked back at my stuff from Holbrooke and the 2nd day ticket is $95 not $90


Jennifer Galovich Aug 17, 2014 at 05:33 PM

We did not buy the insurance and never have done so for any trip. We have never needed it. On the other hand, we did choose to get our plane tix through RS and glad we did and RS changed the arrival and departure cities after we already had our tix. Since we had use their agency, the agency was responsible for the rebooking fees.


Jennifer Galovich Aug 17, 2014 at 05:28 PM

Linda -- A skirted bathing suit will not work, in my view. this was like the tightest girdle you never wanted to wear. I got a cheapo tank at Target.
Linda Pratt Aug 17, 2014 at 06:17 PM

Thanks, Jennifer. I wondered about that. I am going to be there the first week of December so may not need the wetsuit but thought I'd reserve one to be on the safe side.


Linda Pratt Aug 17, 2014 at 02:22 PM

Ladies, for those of you who used wetsuits...will a skirted bathing suit work underneath or should I get a tank? other suggestions? Thanks!


Jo Anne Kusudo Aug 16, 2014 at 01:43 PM

I've always purchased the insurance and we used it once, when on a Road Scholar trip (Isle Royale, MI). Because of stormy weather the Coast Guard would not allow the boat to leave. We had to stay at the lodge an additional night and re-book airline tickets. The insurance paid for it.


Rebecca Evans Aug 16, 2014 at 11:28 AM

any thoughts about purchasing the additional travel insurance?
Todd Betterton Aug 16, 2014 at 11:34 AM

we always do...needed it once


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42 meals: 16 breakfasts, 15 lunches, 11 dinners
11 Expert-led lectures
26 Field trips
4 Flights during the program

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