What’s New in Avanti’s Central and South America

written by | Posted on September 12th, 2012

Avanti Destinations

Avanti Destinations, a leader in independent travel, creates independent vacations that include unique travel options for people who want an authentic vacation with competitive pricing including all taxes and service charges. And now the company has created new multi-destination independent vacations and off-the-beaten path travel experiences spanning both Central and South America.

Making it easier than ever to combine two of South America’s most in-demand destinations, Avanti’s 8-day Machu Picchu & Iguassu Falls package features direct flights from Lima to Iguassu Falls. Included are all ground transfers, two nights in Lima, three nights in Cuzco and two nights in Iguassu Falls. Sightseeing options include a Cuzco City & Ruins Tour, day trip to Machu Picchu by Vistadome train, a private Argentina Falls tour and private Brazil Falls tour. The program is priced from $1,825 pp. Airfare varies by season and is additional.

Another multi-country combination introduced by Avanti is the 11-day Colombia & Ecuador vacation. Priced from $3,699 pp, it combines two of South America’s most beautiful colonial cities with an inspiring Galapagos Islands small ship cruise. Featured destinations include two nights in Bogota, two nights in Cartagena, two nights in Quito and four nights in the Galapagos Islands. City tours are included in each destination, and the Galapagos program includes all meals at the hotel, guided island eco-tours and park fees.

Southern Patagonia is featured in Avanti’s new End of the World Explorer vacation. It is a 14-day program priced from $3,999 pp that spotlights Torres del Paine, Perito Moreno Glacier, and Tierra del Fuego National Park. The tour features a 3-night stay in Buenos Aires, two nights in Calafate, two nights in Puerto Natales, a 4-night Australis cruise with guided tour and all meals, and two nights in Ushuaia.

Easter Island with Machu Picchu is another of Avanti’s new multi-country packages. It includes stays in Lima, the Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Cuzco and Easter Island. Also included are all ground transfers including Vistadome train transfers to Machu Picchu, a tour of Pisac Market and the Ollantaytambo ruins, plus airport transfers and guided tours on Easter Island. The 9-day program is priced from $1,999 pp.

New in Costa Rica is Avanti’s 8-day Costa Rica Adventure: Arenal & Manuel Antonio, priced from $1,295 pp. One of Avanti’s recommended vacations, this tour is for travelers looking for an active adventure in Central America. Included are four nights in Arenal and three nights in Manuel Antonio with a car rental or ground transportation included. A whitewater rafting tour, horseback riding tour and hiking tour, plus Tabacon Hot Springs entrance and dinner will all showcase the best of Arenal. In Manuel Antonio, travelers will enjoy a canopy safari tour and national park tour as well as 3-night accommodations at an Avanti hotel of their choice.

New from Avanti in Belize and Guatemala is the 10-day Guatemala & Belize recommended vacation, visiting Guatemala City, Chichicastenango, Lake Atitlan, Antigua, Tikal and Ambergris Caye. It provides a kaleidoscopic experience with visits to many different sightseeing highlights. Included are two nights in Guatemala City, one night in Chichicastenango, one night in Atitlan, one night in Antigua, one night in Tikal and three nights in Ambergris Caye. All the air and ground transfers are also included, plus sightseeing tours and lunch in Tikal.

With all of these great new independent vacations from Avanti, you’re sure to find something that will work perfectly for your clients who plan on traveling to Latin America. To see the full array of adventures featured in Avanti’s 2013 Latin America brochure, call (800) 422-5053 or visit avantidestinations.com.