howes - Answered a Question by Green (31 Jan 09 16:14)

Did Celebrity Xpediton a year ago and cannot fault a single thing. 10day package includes 2nights in Quito pre and 1 night afterwards. Marriott Quito is excellant hotel,all city tours included and dinners. On board all drinks incl, the naturalists were excellant, and the choice of tours informative. Not a cent to spend your money on. There are several reviews of this trip out there and I have never read a bad one.

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Green - replied to howes (31 Jan 09 23:03)

Thanks very much for your feedback. Could I ask at what time of year you did your trip and whether you know anything about what times of the year have advantages and disadvantages for travel around there?

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howes - replied to Green (01 Feb 09 13:36)

We went early December. I don't believe there is a 'bad' season - you just get different wildlife. For example it was the end of the albatross season for us so we only saw a handful. On the plus side the warm water currents made it possible to swim without wet suits. I suggest you read the thorough web review by 'digimom' which covers every aspect possible.

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Green - replied to howes (07 Feb 09 07:19)

Thank you for the tip. That web site has a wealth of helpful information!

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