G.A.P Adventures, the world’s leading adventure travel company, is pleased to announce that it has expanded its range of tours to South and Central America.
G.A.P Adventures is also offering its travellers 10% off all new South and Central America 2009 trips booked by November 15, 2008 with travel completed by April 30, 2009.
“From the idyllic shores of Mexico to the glaciers in Patagonia, South and Central America offer captivating landscapes, together with an unparalleled mix of culture and wildlife. This, combined with the warmth and the liveliness of its people, makes it an all-time favourite destination,” says Bruce Poon Tip, CEO of G.A.P Adventures.
“G.A.P Adventures is now launching a brand new range of small group tours that will allow travelers to experience this intriguing region in a new way,” adds Poon Tip. “Our tours have an excellent value for money.”
G.A.P Adventures’ new South and Central America trips include:
Peru on a Shoestring
Designed for budget conscious travellers, this two-week adventure reveals all the best Peru has to offer without breaking the bank. After a flight over the desert to see the mysterious Nazca Lines, travellers will visit Cuzco, the heart and soul of the Inca Empire. From there, take part in activities ranging from rafting, horseback riding to mountain biking. The major highlight of the trip is a four-day Inca trail hike, a once-in-a-lifetime journey across the Andes, which culminates with an unforgettable sunrise over Machu Picchu.
Price: 479 GBP + 400 USD local payment
For more information: http://www.gapadventures.com/tour/SPPS
The perfect tour for mountain lovers! Imposing glaciers, unique wildlife and breathtaking scenery are found at every turn in this fascinating 11-day trip in the Patagonian Andes. Travellers will have the opportunity to hike within Glacier National Park, home to the third largest ice field on Earth, witness one of the few advancing glaciers in the world, the Moreno Glacier, and travel by boat amongst the icebergs of Torres del Paine National Park.
Price: 1179 GBP + 300 USD local payment
For more information: http://www.gapadventures.travel/tour/SAPP
Ecuador in Style
This 8-day trip is a great way to see and experience Ecuador while travelling in style. Wander around the pre-Inca handicraft markets of Otavalo, and take a guided tour to Cuenca with its charming cobblestone streets. After exploring the ancient Inca ruins of Ingapirca, relax at the natural hot springs of Baños. Finally, once in Quito, take advantage of a range of activities ranging from hiking to rafting.
Price: 1399 GBP
For more information: http://www.gapadventures.com/tour/SEES
Active Yucatan Jungle and Ruins
Get active and see the Yucatan peninsula from a different perspective! During this 10-day adventure, travelers will visit the world famous ruins of Tulum and Chichén Itza, and spend four days in the less-visited Sian Ka’an Biosphere reserve. Surrounded by breathtaking landscape, they will take snorkelling trips, swim and paddle through caves, before heading up to Playa del Carmen for a final stroll down the beach.
Price: 729 GBP + 300 USD local payment
For more information: http://www.gapadventures.com/tour/CMAY
Wilds of Costa Rica and Panama
This two-week tour stretches from southern Costa Rica to western Panama. After a scenic boat tour through the mangrove delta of Rio Sierpe, visitors will explore Corcovado National Park’s wildlife and then reach the mountain retreat of Boquete, the ideal location for white water rafting and other outdoor activities such as hiking and horseback riding. Finally, they will snorkel, scuba dive or just relax on the top-notch beaches of the archipelago of Bocas del Toro and conclude their trip at the picturesque village of Puerto Viejo de Talamanca.
Price: 509 GBP + 250 USD
For more information: http://www.gapadventures.com/tour/CRWC
Visit www.gapadventures.com/new to see all of G.A.P Adventures’ brand new trips to South and Central America. Note: Trips are listed before discount, are land only and do not include international airfare.
About G.A.P Adventures
G.A.P Adventures is a world leader in the adventure travel industry offering small group adventures on all seven continents and beyond to more than 85,000 global travelers annually. The award-winning trips, which focus on culture, nature and active travel, are ideal for those with a sense of adventure – people who want to leave the beaten path and authentically immerse themselves in a local culture or environment to experience the real world in a sustainable manner. Demonstrating its ongoing cultural, social and economic commitment to responsible tourism, G.A.P Adventures established the Planeterra Foundation, as a way the company and its passengers can give back to the communities visited. For more information, please visit www.gapadventures.com and www.planeterra.org.
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