Meals are shown by B (breakfast), L (lunch) and D (dinner). Full American or buffet breakfasts are included everywhere. All meals in Latin America (Mexico, Guatemala and Costa Rica) are included. Meals that are included on the USA and Canada tours are listed on each itinerary. Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages are not included. Free bottled water is provided on the motorcoach in all of Latin America. Special meal requests (including vegetarian) are not guaranteed.
Double rooms in the hotels and lodges listed have two beds and private bath or shower. A limited number of single rooms are available. Triple rooms are usually two beds, a rollaway is sometimes available but not guaranteed. Changes in type of room due to cancellation by a roommate (a double changed to a single, a triple to a double, etc.) will result in the higher tour price for the remaining client(s). Caravan can request non-smoking rooms, but they are not guaranteed.
By modern air-conditioned motorcoach, boat and train. No smoking on motorcoaches or trains. Seats are rotated daily.
Travelers Needing Special Assistance
Persons needing individual assistance for walking, dining, or other personal needs must be accompanied by an able companion and must notify Caravan in writing at the time of booking. Certain trips and features are not wheelchair accessible. If you require a wheelchair, you must provide your own small collapsible wheelchair. In international destinations, Caravan cannot guarantee wheelchair accessiblity.
Due to space limitations, only one normal sized piece of luggage, weighing up to approximately 50 pounds, may be brought per person. In addition, one small handbag and/or small flight bag may be personally carried. Caravan is not responsible for loss or damage to your belongings and strongly recommends not traveling with expensive jewelry or other valuables.
Caravan includes all tips to local guides, restaurant waiters and hotel porters. Tips to the Caravan Tour Director and Driver are not included.
Prices do not include air travel, country entry or departure fees, airport porter fees, visas, phones, valet, all items of a personal nature and beverages and food not on the regular menu.
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Caravan Standard of Excellence.
Caravan Tours, one of the country’s leading tour companies, proudly celebrates over 50 years of operating escorted tours under the same family management and ownership. You can trust in our stability, experience and dedication to quality.
Great hotels and locations.
Caravan stays at city center hotels, park lodges and scenic resorts. All are carefully chosen for their ambience, decor, service and location. Caravan lists the hotels and their descriptions on each itinerary page.
All meals in Latin America are included. Many meals are included in the USA and Canada. Full, buffet, or deluxe continental breakfasts are included everywhere. In Latin America, bottled water is provided free on the motorcoach and purified water is provided at the meals.
Caravan offers comprehensive sightseeing with more actual visits and more included features. Local guides are chosen for their knowledge, friendliness, and command of English.
Fully Escorted by Tour Directors.
Caravan’s professional Tour Director conduct every land tour from start to finish. They are fluent in English, experienced and fun.
One All-Inclusive Price.
Caravan includes all activities listed in the itinerary pages. Caravan does not sell any optional activities, which can add hundreds of dollars to your tour price. Your free time is scheduled in great settings where there is no need to buy additional expensive activities.
Caravan maintains a careful balance between single and two night stays so that your tour is both exciting and unhurried. Also, for your enjoyment, each day’s itinerary is well-paced with frequent scenic and rest stops.
Caravan believes that shopping can be a vacation highlight. Caravan Tour Directors do not bring groups to over-priced shops in return for payments. With Caravan, you will have ample time and opportunity for great shopping and the freedom to choose where to shop.
Free Airport Transfers.
In Latin America, Caravan transfers you between the airport and hotel on the starting and ending dates of your tour.