As Explore’s preferred airline to destinations such as Costa Rica, Peru and Ecuador; Explore have hand-picked a number of tours on selected routes that Iberia operate. Customers are now able to enjoy the new and improved aircraft with ergonomically designed seats, touch screen inflight entertainment and Wi-fi while en-route to these exciting destinations.
As a new tour for 2015/16, Explore’s Highlights of Costa Rica provides customers with a nine day tour discovering the nature and wildlife of Costa Rica. Customers will explore the remarkable cloudforest reserve in Monteverde searching for birdlife and monkeys; admire the magnificent Arenal Volcano and customers may choose to take optional hikesto waterfalls along lava trails. There will also be time for customers to relax on the beautiful beaches of Manuel Antonio. This tour departs in August, October, November and December 2015 and costs from £1,399 per person. This price includes flights with Iberia from London Heathrow to San Jose; eight nights’ hotel accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis; transport and the services of a tour leader, driver and local guides.
Explore’s brand new Family Ecuador and Galapagos Adventure offers families a 14 day tour to discover the main highlights of Ecuador, the Amazon rainforest and the wonder of the Galapagos Islands. Families will canoe along the Napo River, keeping their eyes peeled for toucans and monkeys; explore the ‘Avenue of Volcanoes’ and try their hand at cooking a traditional Ecuadorian meal. While journeying through the Galapagos, families can enjoy snorkelling and hope to see giant turtles and sea lions in the water. Tours depart in December 2015 and March 2016 and cost from £3,559 per adult and £3,299 per child (minimum age seven). This price includes return flights with Iberia from London Heathrow to Quito; seven nights’ hotel, two nights’ guesthouse and three nights’ lodge accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis; most meals; transport and the services of a tour leader, driver, local guide and naturalist.
Explore’s 17 day Peru Encompassed + Amazon Extensionprovides customers with an in-depth discovery of the sacred land of the Incas. Staying in comfortable hotels, customers will explore the ancient capital of Cusco, travel by train to marvel at the wonder of Machu Picchu and absorb the beautiful views of Lake Titicaca. Customers will end the trip with a stay in the Amazon Rainforest searching for wildlife by canoe. Tours depart in July, August, September and October 2015 and cost from £3,189 per person. This price includes return flights with Iberia from London Heathrow to Lima; 13 nights’ hotel and three nights’ lodge accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis; transport and the services of a tour leader, driver and local guides.
Explore’s Air Contracts Manager, John Farrugia commented, “We’ve worked with Iberia for over 20 years and we’re really excited about the launch of their new business and economy class offerings. This will provide our customers with greater comfort and an extensive choice of entertainment while on board, including Wi-Fi.”
The extra-wide Business Plus cabins offer superior comfort with each seat converting into a fully flat bed and also boast a 15.4” personal touch screen entertainment system. Economy class customers can enjoy the new ergonomically designed seats as well as the same extensive choice of entertainment as those in business class on their personal 9” touch screen systems. The entertainment systems are equipped with USB and Apple connectors, enabling customers to charge devices and watch personal content.
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