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Sue P.

Menlo Park, CA
Jul 2016

Greatest Amazon Experience

River Boat La Estrella Amazonica

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There are many memories for us. Definitely having the opportunity to see some of the wildlife that you only read about is magical. We also valued the chance to visit the villages along the way and learn about their way of life, as well as to come away appreciating our own good fortune. We also were heartened to see how the company supports those communities and this environment through such assistance as water filtration systems.

The staff and guides were extremely professional, helpful, and friendly. They were incredibly patient with us all, and very enthusiastic in all they did. The guides were very knowledgeable and the crew considerate.

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Candy C.

Dallas, TX
May 2016

Greatest Amazon Experience

River Boat La Estrella Amazonica

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Trip of a lifetime. Seeing animals and birds in their true environment as they are meant to be. I swarm with pink dolphins and kayaked in the rain, all beyond words to describe. Our boat trip had a ratio of 17 crew to 10 passengers so needless to say we were spoilt. The naturalist guides were so wonderful and shared their knowledge with enthusiasm time and time again. Beyond expectations - I did not know I was going to treated to breakfast in the rain forest; tea before sunset and a night time boat ride, as well as a champagne toast on the river at sunset on the last night.

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Catherine D.

Eden Prairie, MN
Apr 2016

Greatest Amazon Experience

River Boat La Estrella Amazonica

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Our trip was fantastic and exceeded our expectations in many ways! The wildlife sightings were exciting and plentiful, which was our primary focus for deciding to take this tour, but we were captivated by our experiences with the people of the Amazon! Our trip to visit the school children was so heartwarming and the people were so sincere and genuine... despite their simple means they truly are happy with their lives. Totally memorable.

The service was terrific. Our two Naturalists, Juan and Segundo were incredibly knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and friendly. Both were fluent in English and because they grew up on villages in the area, both were totally comfortable with the environment as well. Our expedition leader, Denis, was great and everything was organized very well! Your assistance also exceeded our expectations - very quick responses to our emails.

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Jane M.

Boston, MA
Feb 2016

Heart of the Amazon

River Boat Tucano

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The trip was an extraordinary adventure. Certainly the various forms of excursions off the boat - particularly the early morning kayaking, swimming, and night trips in the boat's canoe - were memorable. I would recommend that visitors do the longer - seven day - trip if they have the time so that they can experience more fully the vastness and remoteness of the region.

The two guides were both very knowledgeable about the forest, its flora and fauna. Extraordinary ability to sight animals, particularly tiny birds on the highest limb. A charming cook and very attentive staff too. The boat was more intimate and the expeditions more varied than I had anticipated.

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Mark and Ruth S.

Gainesville, FL
Dec 2015

Greatest Amazon Experience

River Boat La Estrella Amazonica

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The.Amazon river cruise was amazing!! All in all we are very satisfied and will use your company again in the future. You [Abby] were great to work with, enthusiastic and professional, answering every question and helping us with all our arrangements. It exceeded our expectations in every way. When we come to book our next trip we will definitely ask for you!

Denis, Segundo and Usiel were the best - they were incredible guides. The ship was lovely - very comfortable in every way. We made some good friends. It was one of the most enjoyable trips we have taken and we have travelled a lot. We also really appreciated the level of of customer care which was excellent. We were well taken care of in every respect from beginning to end. We particularly want to commend Denis who handled every situation and every personality with good humor and tact.

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John B.

Sierra Vista, AZ
Jul 2015

Amazon River Expedition

River Boat Delfin I

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Exceeded my expectations by far. Peru is a must visit country—what an adventure! The help and support from ET was outstanding and made us feel very special. ExpeditionTrips has it totally together, and are very well organized.

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Roger E.

Fredericksburg, VA
Apr 2015

Greatest Amazon Experience

River Boat La Estrella Amazonica

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Outstanding, exceded my expectations! The knowledge and expertise of the leaders were outstanding. Good introduction to the ecosystem and culture of the Amazon.

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Dennis S.

Silver City, NM
Apr 2015

Greatest Amazon Experience

River Boat La Estrella Amazonica

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The trip was terrific. In a short period of time, we got an incredibly varied and rich introduction to the Peruvian Amazon. It was extremely well organized and very efficiently conducted. The schedules for each day's activities were well thought out with a lot of variety built into the schedule. The small boat trips we made each day to spot wildlife were easily the most memorable together with the terrific spotting ability of both the guides and the motor operators so we could see and identify what we observed. It was also a nice touch at the end of the boat trip to go over with a map and bird list checking off all the places we stopped and what we saw and did. I really liked the two times we did early morning excursions before breakfast.

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Betty S.

Silver City, NM
Apr 2015

Greatest Amazon Experience

River Boat La Estrella Amazonica

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If I have to choose the most memorable part of the expedition, I'd say that my greatest thrill was seeing the abundant wildlife that our knowledgeable and keen-eyed naturalists helped us to find: a hundred plus bird species, nine kinds of monkeys, twelve kinds of frogs, sloths, snakes, caimans, lizards and more. Pink and gray dolphins appeared on all the waterways we traversed. The trip far exceeded my expectations. It wasn't even as hot and buggy as I had expected in the tropics.

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Jean C.

Sanford, FL
Apr 2015

Greatest Amazon Experience

River Boat La Estrella Amazonica

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ExpeditionTrips anticipated our needs and questions, kept us informed and on track throughout the planning. Remembering that we were celebrating a 50th anniversary was special. The trip was beyond expectation. It made us forget about the expense and appreciate the level of service, the beautiful ship, expert and friendly guides, excursions on the fly, interaction with villagers, and the birds, monkeys and frogs!!

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Barbara Ann M.

Pittsburg, PA
Mar 2015

Greatest Amazon Experience

River Boat La Estrella Amazonica

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This trip exceeded our expectations! On our personal "enjoyability" scale, we compare it to our trips to Galapagos and Antarctica. Our Expedition Trips contact, Joy Martinello, is quite knowledgeable and her responses to our many questions were always timely. We very much enjoyed working with her.

Absolutely outstanding! It is hard to pick from such wonderful outings as to which was most memorable: piranha fishing, frog hunting, a visit to a shaman, swimming in the Amazon, kayaking, bird watching, a sunset visit to a lake with giant lily pads, a baby cayman and a large hairy tarantula, and a visit to a local village and school where we got to play with the children.

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Rolando A.

Oakland, FL
Jan 2015

Greatest Amazon Experience

River Boat La Estrella Amazonica

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Very knowledgeable, friendly, accommodating naturalists. They really try hard to locate wildlife and I was amazed as to how they find the animals sometimes. Keep in mind this is NOT Africa. It's the jungle. Animals are hiding and do not (for obvious reasons) want to be found. Most birds and monkeys are up in the canopy. Staff was superb from restaurant to room! Joy is so knowledgeable and patient all the time. The coordination was impecable. Very pleased.

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Judy W.

Brooklyn, NY
Nov 2014

Greatest Amazon Experience

River Boat La Estrella Amazonica

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Both Joy and Amanda are a delight to work with, I have booked quite a few trips with ExpeditionTrips and I have always found them to be both available and patient in answering what must seem to them my never ending questions. From start to finish they thought of everything. The hotels were deluxe and the small ship was beautiful. Every cabin had a small outside deck with sliding glass doors and chairs to watch the Amazon go by. The cabins are compact, I was in the solo cabin and never felt cramped.

The expedition leader, Dennis Orsorio, and the 2 naturalists were extremely knowledgeable and willing to share their information. They had an infinite amount of patience when they sighted any wildlife in helping us to locate what they were seeing. We did visit a few of the native villages, one with school children who we met and interacted with.

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Lisa & Michael

USA
Jul 2014

River Boat Delfin I

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This was a truly wonderful experience. The guides were so knowledgeable, the room was beautiful, the service impeccable, the food excellent. I would certainly recommend it to anyone interested. Keep up the great work.

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Drew & Kaylar

Georgia, USA
Jun 2014

River Boat Delfin II (charter)

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Our time on board Delfin II was fantastic. We really appreciate the hard work and dedication of all the crew who were always polite, attentive and friendly – thank you all! The little touches, such as Tomas’s artwork with the towels each afternoon, and my boots coming back cleaner than when I bought them will also be the source of great memories. We also appreciated the musicians – especially as it was at the end of a long working day for them.

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Susan & Adrian

UK
Jun 2014

River Boat Delfin II

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Very well organized trip from beginning to end. Food was beautifully prepared and presented. Luis helped us with our special dietary needs. Chino was a motivated, enthusiastic guide who clearly loves his job. The rooms were always clean and fresh. The barmen were great and the entire ship was comfortable and like “home”. We shall recommend Delfin II to everyone. Thank you.

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Peter & Lorraine

Australia
Apr 2014

River Boat Delfin I

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We thoroughly enjoyed our trip. Staff was friendly, helpful, and were knowledgeable. The activities were fun and we did learn about the local area. Would recommend this trip to our family, friends or anyone interested in doing this trip.

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Kate W.


Dec 2013

River Boat Aria Amazon

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I would like to thank you for allowing me to experience the MV Aqua on my recent trip to Peru.  My partner Joe and I absolutely loved every moment of the experience.  From the beautiful boat, to the wonderful crew, the superb wildlife and knowledgeable naturalists (in particular, Roland), the food, everything was perfect.

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Stacy M.

San Diego, CA
Dec 2013

Heart of the Amazon

River Boat Tucano

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The guides were great! Having a native guide made it even more enjoyable. It was everything that I hoped for and then some. I had always wanted to go to the Amazon and I'm so glad that I did!

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Bill and Kathy M.

High Springs, FL
Oct 2013

Greatest Amazon Experience

River Boat La Estrella Amazonica

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We've used Expedition Trips a number of times. Shelley Fry and Jennifer Santoyo have always been great to work with. They are knowledgeable, and quick to respond. The level of service was excellent, the guides were very knowledgeable.

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Melissa H.


Sep 2013

River Boat Aqua Amazon

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I have traveled all over the world, but I never dreamed that I would see pink dolphins and six-foot wide water lilies. I didn't know that such things existed.

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Miller Family


Sep 2013

River Boat Aqua Amazon

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Amazing Amazon on the Aqua. First class all the way, loved it!! Thank you!

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Lee Family


Aug 2013

River Boat Aqua Amazon

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The Aqua was super. The cabins were luxurious even with a third body in residence. Really interesting and friendly traveling companions – no one as young as D but one family had two daughters 20 and 23 who made a big fuss over D. The naturalists were very fine and the food absolutely gourmet. The chef always sent someone to ask if D wanted to eat the set meal or something less fancy. The highlight of the trip was a skiff boat outing on the Pacaya River.

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Richardson Family


Aug 2013

River Boat Aria Amazon

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Aria a highlight – such customer service. Amazing wildlife on the 4 nts – further up into the park – monkeys, wonderful birds. Gracias!!

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Joe C.


Jul 2013

River Boat Aria Amazon

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What can I say? It was awesome! We went in July of 2013. The weather was great (upper 80s). The water level had already receded about 12-15 feet, so treking into the jungle was great fun! We saw anacondas, caimans, sloths, monkeys, dolphins manatees and birds of every type. The staff went beyond my expectations in every way. The cruise director (Anna), the guides (Ricardo, Naycer, Jorge, and Roland, the dining room attendants, the room service, were all top notch! I grew up in Las Vegas where there are more 5 star, 5 diamond restaurants than anywhere on the planet, and I promise you that I have never had any food better than what they served on the Aria! It is truly a must do trip!

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Mark J.


Jul 2013

Amazon Odyssey

River Boat Tucano

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The trip fully met our expectations. Excellent balance between down time and exploration. The most interesting part of the trip was the canoe rides. The experience of the guides made all the difference with their amazing levels of knowledge about the rainforest, animals, botany and culture of the Amazon. Our accommodation and meals were excellent and the crew members gave 100% every step of the way.

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Gloria K.


Jul 2013

Amazon Odyssey

River Boat Tucano

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A very interesting and educational trip with a small group size that was perfect. My favorite part was learning about the rainforest – it’s evolution, history, geography and challenges.

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Melvin C.


Jul 2013

Heart of the Amazon

River Boat Tucano

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I really enjoyed the wildlife viewing. Overall the trip was very informative and interesting with pleasurable boat trips.  The fishing was also a highlight.

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Roxanne H.


Jul 2013

Heart of the Amazon

River Boat Tucano

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What a wonderful trip – more than I expected! Everything was just right – our walk in the forest, seeing birds and wildlife, plus our guides were very, very knowledgeable!! The crew members were very kind, helpful and always had a great attitude. The guides knew the flora and fauna, river system and medicinal plants. It helps that they are from the region and have first-hand experience. I can’t say enough about how good they know their job! I would like to return someday and do your Dry Season tour.

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Mark and Donna B.


May 2013

River Boat Aria Amazon

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We were surprisingly pleased with our 4-night trip aboard MV Aria. The guides were outstanding. How they managed to find wildlife hidden (to us) high in the tree tops while the skiffs were cruising at 20 knots is amazing. The food was likewise excellent, emphasizing local Peruvian fresh foods. I’m now a convert to camu camu. I wish I could get it at home. The accommodations were also first rate. Lying in bed, watching the world go by through the huge picture window was a wonderful experience.

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Marion B.

Ocean Shores, WA
Apr 2013

River Boat La Estrella Amazonica

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I wanted to experience the Amazon with its unique animals, fauna and ecosystem.  The monkeys and sloths were memorable. The trip was great. Staff was well informed, very friendly and willing to constantly go out of their way. Trip was a 10 and I travel outside the US once per month.

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Jeff T.


Apr 2013

River Boat Aria Amazon

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Thank you for making the arrangements for my family to go on the Aria. We had a wonderful time. The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful. The boat is beautiful and the cabins are spacious. It was great to see the animals in their natural setting and to see the floating city in Iquitos and the Villages along the River.

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Jason W.


Apr 2013

River Boat Aqua Amazon

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We just arrived home. We had the best time, everything was even better than expected! Especially the crew, guides! Trip of a lifetime!! Thanks so much we will highly recommend this.

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Manly Family


Mar 2013

River Boat Aqua Amazon

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My husband and I took this cruise last week. EVERY SINGLE aspect of our interaction with the folks related to the Aqua vessel was beyond our expectations. The crew is professional and masterful! We loved the experience and would highly recommend this cruise to all even remotely interested!!

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Judith F.

Marion, MA
Jan 2013

Upper Amazon

River Boat Delfin II (charter)

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The Amazon was awesome. The kayaking was excellent!  My fellow passengers were as interested in the wonders of the rain forest as I, making for a pleasant time together. The guides were terrific –spotting monkeys, frogs, birds. . .  The trip exceeded my expectations.

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Uwe H.

San Jose, CA
Dec 2012

River Boat La Estrella Amazonica

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A+, this is my second booking with ExpeditionsTrips.

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Greg and Jane

Australia
Nov 2012

Amazon River Exploration

River Boat Delfin I

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Words cannot describe the beauty of The Amazon and the friendly staff onboard the Delfin. The service was great and the boat magnificent. We really had a fantastic time and definitely will visit again!

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Graham

New York
May 2012

Amazon River Exploration

River Boat Delfin I

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Thank you for an amazing experience. The staff and crew were spectacular and friendly. I cannot recall an entire week as perfect as this. It truly was a once-in-a-lifetime experience that I'll never forget. We may leave The Amazon but it will never leave us!

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Glenn & Keith

Miami, FL
May 2012

Amazon River Exploration

River Boat Delfin I

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This has been the experience of a lifetime! Everyone has been so nice, polite, warm, professional and just perfect. The boat and vessel are beautiful and impeccable but more importantly the people and the experience. We can't wait to tell all our friends about this amazing experience in the Amazon and we can't wait to return!.

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Isabelle

New York
Dec 2011

Amazon River Exploration

River Boat Delfin I

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This trip was one of our family of 5 best travel experiences. Our tastes were accomodated perfectly! Thank you to all the crew for making this a truly unforgettable experience. Sad to leave!

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Steve W

Cornelius, NC
Nov 2011

Upper Amazon

River Boat Delfin II (charter)

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Joy and Amanda helped with every aspect from planning, setting dates, and assisting me in setting up a very personalized tour in Lima. They never seemed bothered by my requests and were always willing to work out every detail that I desired.

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Richard and Joan C.

Auburn, MA
Mar 2010

Heart of Amazonia

River Boat Tucano

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Ashton, from ExpeditionTrips.com, was very helpful. I would book again! I was inspired to take this trip because we had the desire to see the eco-system of the Amazon River. With that said, the trip met all of my expectations. The crew was excellent and the guides were especially good! The most memorable part of our trip was seeing the variety of birds and mammals.

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Benjamin C.

Chicago, IL
Sep 2009

Galapagos Classic + Napo Wildlife Center

Motor Yacht Letty / Eric

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My experience working with ExpeditionTrips was very positive. Your group pulled together an excellent trip in about 1 week's time. You managed all of the details based on a significant amount of professional experience, so I never had to worry about anything! The Galapagos was great with so many animals so close!

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Carol K.

Paauilo, HI
Jul 2009

Heart of Amazonia

River Boat Tucano

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My experience with ExpeditionTrips has been very positive from the first conversation with Joy and subsequent communications with many of the people involved. I would definitely book a trip with you again and have been raving to friends about the many positive experiences. The trip exceeded my expectations!

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Beata A.

Budapest, Hungary
Aug 2008

Galapagos Classic + Napo Wildlife Center

Expedition Ship Isabela II

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Thank you so much for all your help in arranging everything for us. It was really a trip of a lifetime and we are happy to book more trips with you. We loved Galapagos, my children did not want to come home at all. We enjoyed Napo as well. Naturalists amazed us with their knowledge and staff was always helpful everywhere.

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Kathy P.

Skokie, IL
Jun 2008

Galapagos Classic + Napo Wildlife Center

Polaris Polaris

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Your website offered a wealth of information. I am so glad that we did both legs (plus Napo) of the trip. They are different experiences and I would recommend both to everyone who is able to take the time. Then I consistently spoke with Shelley. She is great. So encouraging and helpful in answering questions and making suggestions.

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Gordon, Cathryn and Shirley B.

Lexington, MA
Jun 2004

Greatest Amazon Experience

River Boat La Aquamarina

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ExpeditionTrips inspired us to do this trip and the trip exceeded our expectations! I appreciated my Program Manager for providing me references on the Manaus trip we originally were looking at. Because of that, we ended up on the Peru trip. For us, especially my 75-year old sister, it was certainly better. I am sure this fitted our needs better.

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Fred and Carol G.

New Franken, WI
Apr 2004

Greatest Amazon Experience + Machu Picchu and Posada Amazonas

River Boat La Aquamarina

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You were great to work with. You set up a great itinerary, with three different segments in Peru: Amazon Cruise, Posada Amazonas and the Sacred Valley. Each segment was operated by a different agency, but to us, the changes from one segment to another were seamless. There was always someone to meet us and transfer us to the next venue.

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Margie H.

Amstelveen, The Netherlands

The Greatest Amazon Experience

River Boat La Amatista

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Thank you so much for all the expert advise! Your personal knowledge of the Amazon helped to take away any fears I had and you went above and beyond by helping me keep my surprise birthday trip a secret. Thank you - your service was just perfect!