HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST GALAPAGOS SAILING ITINERARY

By Allie Almario One of the most popular questions we are asked is “Which is the best Galapagos sailing itinerary?” And the right answer is that… they’re all great. The Basics Let’s start with some basic information about this world-famous archipelago. Located in the Pacific Ocean, the Galapagos is actually made up of 13 main islands with seven smaller islands dotting the Equator.  To get here, you must fly in from two main cities in mainland Ecuador, 600 miles...
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WHERE TO GO IN CHILE – THE ATACAMA DESERT

By Allie Almario Chile is a very popular destination for those adventurers seeking the wild and the wonderful, the remote and the scenic. And tucked away in Northern Chile is one of the most stunning deserts in the world, the Atacama. To some, it resembles Mars, so not surprisingly, NASA used this desolate location for testing some of its equipment for projects on its mission to Mars. PRO TIP: To get to the Atacama Desert, fly from Santiago, Chile to Calama, a quick...
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OUR TOP THREE FAVORITE HOTELS IN ECUADOR

By Allie Almario One of the questions we are asked frequently here at Premier Tours is which accommodations are our favorite hotels in mainland Ecuador?  The answer is – it all depends on your style of travel, your budget and of course, space availability.  There are so many fantastic hotels, lodges and haciendas, but let’s look at three places that have consistently wowed our travelers. These wildly sought-after hotels are not large chain hotels, so we highly...
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THREE WAYS TO SAVE MONEY IN THE GALAPAGOS

By Allie Almario At Premier Tours, we are very proud to provide all of our travelers with up-to-date information to make sure your preparations for your adventure goes perfectly. One of our most popular questions is how you can save money in the Galapagos, a destination that is notoriously known for its highly expensive travel costs due to its remoteness. 1. OFF SEASON TRAVEL DATES The more flexible your travel dates, the more choices you’ll have if you are interested in...
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