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SOURCE Cruise Holidays of Alexandria, Luxury Cruise Counselors
ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cruise Holidays of Alexandria, Luxury Cruise Counselors (LCC) (www.yourcruisesource.com), one of the nation's premier luxury cruise specialists, announces plans to host a 14-night cruise tour to the Galapagos Islands, Machu Picchu, and the Sacred Valley of Peru June 5-19, 2014. The cruise tour begins with included flights from select cities in the United States to Quito, Ecuador for a 2-night stay at the Hotel Sebastian and an included full-day tour of the Antisana Reserve. Among other places, the tour includes a visit to the Antisana volcano, sanctuary to the wild Andean condor and other birds; a hike to the glacier of Antisana; and a drive to the Micacocha Lake.
On June 7th, guests will fly from Quito to Baltra, Galapagos to board the Silver Galapagos of Silversea Cruises. The Silver Galapagos caters to a maximum of just 100 guests, and is one of the few true luxury cruise ships sailing the Galapagos Islands. Onboard, guests will enjoy spacious all-suite accommodations with ocean views or verandas, included gratuities, included wine, spirits, soft drinks, and bottled water, included select shore excursions, and a water sports platform off the back of the ship. Sailing round-trip from Baltra, Galapagos, the 7-night cruise visits 13 ports of call. Highlights of the Galapagos cruise include a visit to "Bird Island" with its more than 70 bird species; a walk across lava fields to look for lava lizards; the opportunity to witness wildlife found nowhere else on earth, including giant 550 pound tortoises, the red and blue footed boobies, and colorful marine iguanas; and cruises by Zodiac along the spectacular scenic coastlines of the Galapagos.
After disembarking in Baltra on June 14th, guests will fly to Lima, Peru for a 5-night tour of the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu. The exclusive tour includes a professional English-speaking guide, five nights in 3 and 4 star hotels, tours of the Incan Empire of Cusco, the Sacred Valley of the Incas, a spectacular scenic train ride to the town of Aguas Calientes, a full day tour of the mysterious Machu Picchu (what many consider to be the most beautiful on earth).
The 14-night Galapagos Cruise Tour package, offered exclusively by Cruise Holidays LCC, includes round-trip international air from Washington, D.C., New York (JFK), Miami (MIA), and Chicago (ORD); inter-South America flights; 7 nights in hotels, 7-night Galapagos cruise aboard the Silver Galapagos, taxes, and travel insurance. Rates for an ocean view suite, based on double occupancy, begin at $10,250 per person. Also offered is a shorter, 9-night cruise tour featuring 2-nights in Quito, the included Antisana Reserve tour, the 7-night cruise, with airfare from the same gateway cities, and travel insurance from $7,499. Cruise only rates are also available from $5,450 per person. All rates are based on double occupancy, and are subject to availability at the time of booking.
Details about the cruise are available on Cruise Holidays Luxury Cruise Counselors website, http://www.yourcruisesource.com or by calling toll free (866) 368-7327. Alternatively, to request a consultation, simply click here.
About Cruise Holidays of Alexandria, Luxury Cruise Counselors
Cruise Holidays of Alexandria, Luxury Cruise Counselors is a preferred travel partner with Silversea Cruises and most other major cruise lines. Established in 2005, Cruise Holidays LCC is located in Alexandria, Virginia, just minutes from the nation's capital. The company, through the dedicated work of its professional travel consultants, strives to provide its clients with the very best value through a combination of personalized service and unique travel opportunities delivered at competitive rates. Cruise Holidays LCC serves discerning travelers worldwide.
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