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THIS SECTION IS FOR TRAVEL AGENTS ONLY

 

TRAVEL AGENTS EDUCATIONAL TRIP

ECUADORIAN CLOUD FOREST ADVENTURE

Visiting the capital Quito for 3 nights and 3 nights at the Deluxe “Mashpi Lodge a cocoon in the clouds”

JUN 16 MON - MIAMI-QUITO XL #517 1710/2030 

Depart Miami for Quito, Ecuador. Go through customs and immigration. Transfer to the centralized 5 star Deluxe Colon Hilton. (Dinner on plane)

JUN 17 TUE – QUITO

This morning be ready for a half day city and Equatorial tour.  We will visit downtown Quito to relish in this urban jewel and its treasures of art and architecture.  Quito’s colonial quarter, the largest and best preserved city of South America is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We will stroll at the Independence Plaza, flanked by the Cathedral, the Presidential Palace, the Municipal Building and the Archbishop's Palace.  We will also visit the temple of *La Compañía de Jesús and its awesome gilded interior.  We continue on to the Monastery of San Francisco, one of the great religious buildings of the New World with its impressive façade and atrium that lead to its Baroque interior influenced by Moorish style. The main alter has the winged Virgin of Quito. Then we will continue North of Quito to the Equatorial Monument which marks the exact Middle of the World, latitude 0º, where we can stand with a foot in each hemisphere.  We will visit the Ethnographic Museum inside the monument, which shows the different Native American groups living in Ecuador.  Overnight at the Deluxe Colon Hilton. (B)

JUN 18 WED – QUITO/MASHPI LODGE

Early transfer by bus to the Deluxe Mashpi Lodge. Along the way stops will be made at the Equator Monument and at the viewport of the Pululahua Crater.  A visit will be made at the archaeological site-museum of Tulipe continuing on to the lodge.  Refreshments will be served followed by a briefing with the Naturalist Guides. Lunch is served followed by some time to relax.  After lunch you will have your first excursion into the Cloud forest.  Overnight at the Masphi Lodge.  (B, L & D)

JUN 19 THU – MASHPI LODGE -

AM, PM & Evening excursions into the Cloud Forest.  Overnight at the Mashpi Lodge. (B, L & D)  

JUN 20 FRI – MASHPI LODGE -

AM & PM Excursions into the Cloud Forest.  Overnight at the Mashpi Lodge. (B, L & D)

JUN 21 SAT – MASHPI LODGE/QUITO

Enjoy an early breakfast before your final excursion into the cloud forest.  Lunch will be served before being transferred back to Quito.  Overnight at the Hilton Colon. (B & L)

JUN 22 SUN – QUITO/OTAVALO MARKET/QUITO AIRPORT

Early breakfast and check out of the hotel Hilton.  Luggage loaded on bus before we begin this full day of activities.  We begin heading North to the famous Otavalo Market located in the Ecuadorian Sierra. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Brief stops will be made in the towns of Calderon noted for their bread dough dolls and Cotacochi known for their leather goods.  At days end our farewell dinner is on the way to the airport at the quaint Rincon de Puembo Hotel. Then continue on to the airport. (B, L, D)

JUN 23 MON – QUITO/MIAMI XL #516 0030/0540   (Dinner on plane)

 

** PASSPORT/VISA VALID AT LEAST 6 MONTHS AFTER LEAVING FROM USA. **

 

COST: 1st AGENT $1,999.00 + $129.00 + = $2,128.00 - 2nd AGENT same agency $2,099.00 + $129.00 = $2,228.00

SPOUSE or COMPANION $2,499.00 + $129.00 = $2,628.00 (cost subject to air availability/price)

 

INCLUDED: Meeting and transfer service. Tours as noted in itinerary including English-speaking guides. The Hotel Colon Hilton 3 nights and the Mashpi Lodge for 3 nights including room taxes and service charges. Meals as noted.  B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner. Airfare from MIA/UIO/MIA with Ecuador taxes of US$51.66

** Tips to tour guides, bus drivers and transfer persons.  Also included are the tips to the naturalist guides & staff at Mashpi Lodge.**

 

NOT INCLUDED:

Services/meals not mentioned in itinerary. Passport fees. Insurance.

(USA Departure Tax $129.00 is included in final payment and subject to change)

TRAVEL INSURANCE IS RECOMMENDED.

Reservation Procedure:  First Fax, Then Mail: 1) Completed application.  2) Copy of IATA/CLIA list. 3) Copy of current IATA/CLIA card. 4) A clear copy of Passport 5) Check for full amount to Tara Tours Inc. Canadian agent must pay by check or International Money Order in U.S.A dollars drawn on U.S.A bank. (Call for Credit Card Authorization form)

Mail all of the above to:  TARA TOURS INC., 12002 S W 128 CT #209, MIAMI, FL 33186

PHONE 305-278-4464 * FAX: 305-278-4454 * E-MAIL:famtrips@taratours.com

 

Cancellations: At any time US $300.00 service charge; 60 to 45 days before departure US $400.00 cancellations made 44-21 days prior to departure 60% charge of total tour cost. Less than 21 days - NO REFUNDS. CANCELLATIONS MUST BE IN WRITING! Issued airline tickets non refundable plus above charges

Agency name: Passenger Passport Name:

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Departure date: JUNE 16, 2014 ECUADOR/MASHPI LODGE

 

Responsibility Clause: TARA TOURS INC. and its agents shall not be liable for any loss, delay, injury, acts of God or Governments, thefts, strikes or defaults of any company or person engaged in providing services of the tour. Joining this trip constitutes your acceptance of the conditions, responsibility clause and procedures carried in this media. If you have any questions, please contact Tara Tours Inc. before departure.

TRAVEL INSURANCE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED $182.00 p.p.

 

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COLOMBIA TRAVEL AGENT EXPERIENCE

 

ESCORTED EDUCATIONAL TRIP FOR TRAVEL AGENTS including all tips, airfare & more

Visiting Bogota and Cartagena staying at the Deluxe 5 Star Movich Hotel properties

 

WED MAY 14 MIA/BOG LA #3503 1600/1850  (Dinner on plane)

Depart Miami via LAN Airlines.  Upon arrival in Bogota, transfer to your deluxe 5 star boutique hotel Movich Chico 97, located in an important banking, business, commercial, healthcare and residential area of the nation's capital, north side.

THU MAY 15 BOGOTA –

AM pickup from the hotel begins with a city tour visiting the Bolivar’s square where the most important buildings in the city are.  Continue on our journey through the Colonial district of La Candelaria and visit the world famous Gold Museum with its collection of 30,000 pre-Colombian ornaments followed by a visit to the famous artist Botero’s museum.  Overnight at the Hotel Movich Chico 97.  (B)

FRI MAY 16 BOGOTA –

Today a ½ Day tour beginning with a visit to the Quinta de Bolivar then take a cable car ride to the top of Monserrate where you will admire a breathtaking view of the city.  Overnight at the Hotel Movich Chico 97.  (B)

SAT MAY 17 BOGOTA/CARTAGENA –  LA #3096 1225/1355. 

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Cartagena and then on to your 5 star boutique Hotel, which is strategically located in the city's historic center, alongside the Plaza de la Aduana and close to the finest shopping and dining options, as well as historical sites and points of interest After check-in enjoy a walk through this quaint colonial town at your own pace. Dinner on your own followed by a transfer to the site where you will pick up the “Chiva” bus for an evening of fun as you drive through the city.  Overnight at the hotel Movich Cartagena de Indias located in the heart of the walled city.  (B & Snack on plane)

SUN MAY 18 CARTAGENA –

In the morning a city tour of this picturesque city.  We will visit the Convent of La Popa, the La Virgen de la Candelaria and the San Felipe fortress built in the 17th century and declared a “Patrimony of Humanity”. Overnight at the Movich Cartagena de Indias hotel.  (B)

MON MAY 19 CARTAGENA –

Today a full day of fun and sun as we visit one of the Rosario Islands.  These islands are considered a Natural National Park where you can swim, relax in the shade/sun and enjoy a local lunch before returning to your hotel. Tonight’s transportation is by horse drawn carriage to the Deluxe Sofitel Hotel to enjoy dinner followed by a brief site inspection.   Overnight at the Movich Cartagena de Indias hotel (B, L &D)

TUE MAY 20 CARTAGENA/BOGOTA – LA #3093 0940/1110. 

Transfer to the airport for flight to Bogota. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel.  Enjoy lunch on your own followed by an afternoon visit to the Zipaquira Salt Cathedral located 600 feet within a salt mine with 14 small chapels representing the Stations of the Cross.  It is a once in a lifetime experience.  Overnight at the Movich hotel. In the evening we will be transferred by bus to the Club Colombia restaurant for our farewell dinner.  Here you will sample some of Colombia local foods.  (B, Snack on plane, D)

WED MAY 21 BOGOTA/MIAMI – LA #3502 0900/1400 –

Early morning transfer to the airport for your flight Homeward Bound. (B on plane)

 

COST: 1st AGENT $1,599.00 + $129.00 = $1,728.00 and 2nd AGENT SAME AGENCY $1,699.00 + $129.00 = $1,828.00

SPOUSE /COMPANION $1,999.00 + $129 = $2,128.00

 

INCLUDED:

Meeting and transfer service. Tours as noted in itinerary including English-speaking guides. The Hotel Movich Chico in Bogota for 4 nights and the Movich in Cartagena for 3 nights with room taxes, service charges and daily buffet breakfast. Meals as noted.  B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner. Airfare via LAN MIA/BOG/CTG/BOG/MIA. Colombia Departure taxes totaling $65.10 are included in airline ticket. Escorted by a Tara Tours representative.

 

NOT INCLUDED:

Meals/services unless specified in itinerary. Insurance. (USA Departure Tax $129.00 is included in final payment and subject to change)

 

TRAVEL INSURANCE IS RECOMMENDED

 

Reservation Procedure:

FAX: 

1) Completed application. 

2) Copy of current IATA/CLIA list.

3) Copy of current IATA/CLIA card.

4) Clear photocopy of passport.

5) Credit Card Authorization. (Call for Credit Card Authorization form)

PHONE 305-278-4464 * FAX: 305-278-4454 * FAM E-MAIL:famtrips@taratours.com

 

Cancellations: At any time US $300.00 service charge; 60 to 45 days before departure US $400.00 cancellations made 44-21 days prior to departure 60% charge of total tour cost.  Less than 21 days - NO REFUNDS.  CANCELLATIONS MUST BE IN WRITING! Issued airline tickets non refundable plus above charges.

 

Agency name: Passenger Passport Name:

Agency Phone:

Birth date:        /       /              Nationality:

Agency fax:

Passport Number & Country issued:

Agency Address:

Home and/or Cell Phone:

City:

Email:

State:                                          Zip:

Departure date: MAY 14, 2014 BOGOTA/CARTAGENA

 

Responsibility Clause: TARA TOURS INC. and its agents shall not be liable for any loss, delay, injury, acts of God or Governments, thefts, strikes or defaults of any company or person engaged in providing services of the tour. Joining this trip constitutes your acceptance of the conditions, responsibility clause and procedures carried in this media. If you have any questions, please contact Tara Tours Inc. before departure.

TRAVEL INSURANCE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED $146.00 p.p.

 

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