Avanti Introduces Longer Tours

Tour operator Avanti Destinations has logged a slight shift in its tour product philosophy, introducing three new itineraries to Ecuador, Costa Rica and Spain with longer programs. The "Ecuador Adventure Package" is a 12-day, 11-night product that takes travelers from Quito to Guayaquil to the Galapagos Islands. Prices begin at $3,195 and include airfare to and from the Galapagos. The "Costa Rica Volcano and Beach Adventure" starts at $1,799 per person and runs eight days, seven nights. The new "Taste of Spain" tour runs eight days, seven nights and includes a stop in Madrid and various points of the Andalusian countryside. Prices start at $1,295 per person.

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