1 independent reviews for Galapagos Islands vacation
Reviews for Galapagos Islands vacation
Mei-Yee Man Oram review 2 Nov 2019
1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?Snorkelling in the Galapagos Seeing the wildlife in the Amazon Camping on a volcano ridge
2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?Spend more time there if you have it! There is so much more to explore and see!
3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?Yes, especially at the Galapagos. Only comments are that a lot of plastic bags were used for packed lunches both for Galapagos and for Amazon; also, at the Amazon, would suggest that the awareness of guides for wildlife could perhaps be improved - e.g. knowing when to leave an area, when monkeys are getting agitated with our presence
4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?Really good experience! However, communication from the operator could be better and we are unlikely to book with the operator again
Read the operator's response here:
We would like to thank Mei-Yee for her review; we were very pleased to read that she had such a great experience in the Galapagos and in the Amazon. We understand that she has raised some concerns regarding plastic bags and the awareness of local guides regarding observing wildlife. We have shared these comments with the local manager and asked that any necessary training or action be taken as we are currently endeavouring to ensure our vacations operate with as little plastic as possible. We were very sorry to read that she found communication pre-trip to be poor and whilst there are no specifics highlighted we can focus on, we would like to assure her that this feedback has been shared with the relevant members of staff.
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