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IN THE NEWS - MORE ACCOLADES FROM INDUSTRY LEADERS

Featured in Bradt Travel Guides's new Amazon Highlights - In its latest guide to Amazon travel Bradt has included advice from leading tour operators including our president, Justin Laycob. SE's Land-based Galapagos and combination land and cruise Galapagos itineraries listed in Larry Olmsted's Forbes magazine slideshow "10 Bucket Trips For 2013" Our 12-day Galapagos by Land & Sea trip has just been selected as one of
National Geographic Traveler magazine’s “50 tours of a Lifetime” for 2011.

SE in the Media - Washington Post

Planning a trip to Machu Picchu, Peru, and the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Sally Otis and Brad Pittack couldn't have chosen two more intriguing yet controversial tourist destinations. Both Machu Picchu and the Galapagos Islands are popular places for avid travelers to cross off their "been there" lists. . .
[Read More]

SE in the Media - Continental Magazine

Straddling Panama's urban and natural attractions, a new 8-day adventure tour by Southern Explorations includes a visit to the canal . . . but explorers can also raft secluded whitewater in the western highlands, hike mountainous forests in Baru National Park in search of the elusive quetzal, and snorkel in the Caribbean off the beaches at Isla Bastimentos National Marine Park.

SE in the Media - Chicago Tribune - Travel deals

. . . everyone knows about Galapagos Island cruises, but did you know you can do land-based tours of this nature mecca? Southern Explorations has a nine-day "Galapagos Hiking Adventure" for as low as $2,465 a person. Land-based Galapagos Island Tours

SE in the Media - Dallas News recommends SE

5.) Hike the high country in South America. Explore the mysteries and pristine expanses of Patagonia, hiking and exploring Chile and Argentina. Southern Explorations designs trips with flexible itineraries.
 
The goal is to go at a pace that keeps children inspired while providing an opportunity to relax and enjoy the region's splendor.

SE in the Media - Galapagos Island Tours

In an article about Galapagos travel, the Washington Post highlighted our nine-day Galapagos Hiking Adventure trip, a nine-day trip to San Cristóbal, Santa Cruz and Isabela islands, with easy hikes along lava trails and outings to see giant tortoises, iguanas and other island inhabitants. Cost is $2,125 per person double occupancy, including hotel stays, most meals and gear, bilingual guides and transportation once you land in the Galapagos. [Read More »] Also, men's magazine, Stuff, recommends one of our most popular Galapagos adventure tours, the land-based Galapagos Multi-sport trip.

SE in the Media - S.America Doubleheader

Q.Machu Picchu and the Galapagos Islands: When's the best time to visit both at the same time?
 
 
A.Our spring -- mid-April through May -- is the best time to visit both South American spots on the same trip. September to mid-October is a close second. . .
Read more in The Washington Post, Travel Q&A

ARCHIVED "IN THE NEWS - Brazil Tours Launched"

Southern Explorations, has recently added Brazil Tours to their travel destinations. We now offer three distinct tours to Florianopolis, an island paradise off the southern coast, renowned for its subtropical climate, beautiful beaches, and festive nightlife. The weeklong tours, appropriately named Brazil Adventure, Brazil MultiSport, and Brazil Surf & Yoga, offer a variety of activities and all stay at a tranquil ecolodge near the ocean.

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