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“Thanks to A2A, we had embarked on an adventure of a lifetime and we will be looking forward to more adventures to come”

Our family would like to thank A2A, specifically Claire and Lit for putting together an unforgettable journey to Ecuador, Peru and Colombia at short notice. Their personalized service was delightful and their choice of partner agencies was impeccable. 

Everything about the trip went smoothly, including airport transfers and tours. The tour guides were enthusiastic, knowledgeable and a good fit to our group. The hotels were contemporary, exactly according to our preference. Special mention goes to Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba and Four Seasons Bogota - two beautiful hotels with outstanding levels of service. 

But what made the trip truly memorable were the extraordinary places we visited - the well-preserved colonial architecture of Quito, the diversity of wildlife and the colorful landscape of the Galapagos Islands, the colorful markets of Pisac, the breathtaking Incan ruins of Machu Picchu, the surprising salt mines of Moray and the bustling cosmopolitan city of Bogota.

Thanks to A2A, we had embarked on an adventure of a lifetime and we will be looking forward to more adventures to come.

Mike, Esther and Family
(Journey to Colombia, Ecuador, Galapagos, Peru)
Manila, July 2017

“The most comfortable home away from home...#reunited #moonwalk #salardeuyuni #blessingsandgratitude #a2asafaris”

Missy and Family
(Journey to Bolivia)
Manila and U.S., June 2017

“I will miss the quaint and vibrant streets, the bustling markets, the warm people, the deep history and their well-preserved food traditions. Thanks for the soul-enriching few days!”

One of those places i would love to come back to. When we were in Mexico City and our guide would explain the origin of Mexico's food and history, it would often come from Oaxaca. It is quite rare to find such a beautiful place that has preserved so much of their culture. I will miss the quaint and vibrant streets, the bustling markets, the warm people, the deep history and their well-preserved food traditions. Thanks for the soul-enriching few days! 

Pat C.Y.
(Journey to Mexico)
Manila, June 2017

“At the end of the trip we were discussing where to go next summer and the first thing I did was to go to A2A’s website to find what other countries they serviced!”

Loved: the airstream and salt plains.  Food in Lima.  Guide in Bolivia – Gustavo and our guide in Macchu picchu.  Belmond palacio Nazarenas.  The flexibility of changing our schedule (deleting or adding activities during the trip). The cable car rides in La Paz.  Macchu picchu. Eros island. The speed at which Coltur got us another flight to Cusco (on a Sunday). The quality of the bikes and rafting equiptment.....

I was too busy to organize this long and complicated trip on my own in such short period of time.  Without A2A it would have to wait for next year. Andrea, my daughter work on the trip w/Claire and she was very patient w Andrea.  We were a big group and it was not easy to able to accommodate all our requests and idiosyncrasies.  

At the end of the trip we were discussing where to go next summer and the first thing I did was to go to A2A’s website to find what other countries they serviced!

Nanie N.
(Journey to Bolivia, Peru)
Manila, June 2017

“Pat and I would like to thank you and Claire for assisting us with our first trip to Mexico. We can’t wait to explore and yes we will want to eat in the best places and markets”

Pat and I would like to thank you and Claire for assisting us with our first trip to Mexico. We can’t wait to explore and yes we will want to eat in the best places and markets. Recommendations would be great as we want an authentic Mexican experience. A tour guide with food knowledge would be great too! 

Thanks again Binky, Claire, and the rest of the A2A team!

Jakey Yulo
(Journey to Mexico)
Manila, June 2017

“We just got back from Colombia. Good trip with only one minor hiccup”

Martin and Family
(Journey to Colombia)
Hong Kong, May 2017

“Glamping, because life is too short not to have fun”

At the salt flats of Uyuni in Bolivia. A vast expanse of salt flats which is quite rightly Bolivia's piece de resistance.  Glamping, because life is too short not to have fun.

A Pisco Sour before take-off. Adios, Peru and Bolivia! We had the most awesome adventure. Muchas gracias! And thank you @a2asafaris for making it all possible.

Tessa and Manny
(Safari to Bolivia, Peru)
Manila, May 2017

“I have been fortunate to have seen and experienced some of the most beautiful corners of this earth, so beautiful, that it has moved me to tears”

A rare appearance, but how could I not. I have been fortunate to have seen and experienced some of the most beautiful corners of this earth, so beautiful, that it has moved me to tears. This sunset in the flooded salt pans at Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia is one of them.

Bernie Gan
(Journey to Bolivia, Peru)
Manila, April 2017

“This journey taught us the value of our planet and the importance of preserving this pristine environment for generations to come”

My wife and I were fortunate enough to be part of the first expedition to Antarctica last year, on the ship Sea Explorer I.   Twenty one magnificent days spent with world famous photographers, devoted planet conservationists, wildlife surveyors, environmentalists, geologists, etc.  

Truly a humbling and learning experience.  

The goal was to reach the Frozen Continent!  What awaited us were sights unimaginable.  Especially South Georgia, a pristine white playground for millions of penguins and seals, where we walked giving way to animals 10 times our size. This stunning magical white world of icebergs and glaciers, where dolphins and whales swam for miles along the ship, with albatrosses hovering over us and huge whales sliding under our kayaks.  

In this calendar, I am sharing some of my favorite pictures that I clicked under the guidance and help of my dear friend, Jose Cortes, a world traveler, a wildlife enthusiast and an exceptional photographer.

This journey taught us the value of our planet and the importance of preserving this pristine environment for generations to come.

George Abrao
(Journey to Antarctica South Georgia and the Falkland Islands)
Mumbai and Kerala, March 2017

“Mexico, you were so beautiful and I can't wait to see you again!”

Bea Ledesma
(Journey to Mexico)
Manila, February 2017

“I'd like to think Mexico has hypnotized me. My time there made me feel like a citizen rubbing elbows with Frida Kahlo - which, in a way, I did”

From the moment I stepped on foot in its city capital, to when I visited the tree-lined streets of San Angel and Coyocacan and the waterways of Xochimilco, I was immersed in its whirlwind of culture, traditions and habits. 

My time there made me feel like a citizen rubbing elbows with Frida Kahlo - which, in a way, I did.

Many years of traveling has taught me this: you never leave a foreign country unless you want to. Mexico, since my visit, has stayed with me.

Ria Prieto
(Journey to Mexico)
Manila, February 2017

“We had a fantastic time in Colombia. Thank you for making it special and memorable for us.”

Hello Claire. We had a fantastic time in Colombia.
Everything was spot on :)  Thank you for making it special and memorable for us.
I hope to be able to work with your lcompany again for my future trips.

Reena Aguilar
(Journey to Colombia)
Manila, February 2017

“As for Mashpi, I must thank you for recommending this wonderful place to me. I can say it really is one the most amazing places I have ever visited”

All and all, it was a wonderful trip for me and I am very happy that Mashpi was at the end of the trip and not the beginning.

Gallapagos was of course wonderful.  The Celebrity Explorer is a small ship to begin with and on top, there were only 5 passengers including myself. The crew was twice the number of the pax.  

As for Mashpi, I must thank you for recommending this wonderful place to me. I can say it really is one the most amazing places I have ever visited. The food and lodging was very good, beautiful room and gourmet standard food.  So happy to see all the different humming birds, tucans, tangents.  We saw a baby snake, a few types of frogs when we did the night walk and we even saw a tayra. For me, the most amazing thing was the cable car ride with the overview of the primary forest.  It was like Jurassic Park. I felt so lucky to be able to have such a beautiful view of real nature. 

Also, it was mind boggling to see, not the vegetation as Hong Kong has many similar species of the plants and trees, but it’s like Gullilver’s Travels and the little people. The leaves of the similar species are all like 10 times bigger than the one we see in HK. I felt sort like Alice in wonderland!

Cherrie Wong
(Journey to Ecuador, Galapagos)
Hong Kong, February 2017

“I had a great time with all the 3 safaris I booked through you. The service was excellent so I didn't hesitate at all to book through you for my Peru/Ecuador adventure. Antarctica next!”

KL and family
(Journey to Ecuador, Galapagos, Peru)
Manila, January 2017

“I personally would completely recommend all of the places we went to! Tierra is now my #1 hotel! Loved everything about it!!! ”

We had a great time in Patagonia! The places we went to were incredible! Thanks for organizing such a great trip!!!

We all really enjoyed the trip tremendously! I think in retrospect, and if the bookings would have worked out in our favor I would have done Torres del Paine first, then Singular a place to relax and would have ended in El Calafate with a bang with all the huge glaciers, just because once you see Perito Moreno, Upsala and Viedma the glaciers offered in Chile weren’t as impressive. I know we had to accommodate whatever space was available and I am glad we were able to accommodate everything since it was all incredible but I do think El Calafate (while not having the beautiful sights of Tierra) does offer more non-trek excursion possibilities. 

I personally would completely recommend all of the places we went to!  Thanks again for coming up with such a great itinerary!!!!!  Tierra is now my #1 hotel! Loved everything about it!!! 

On our way I ended up bumping into one of my middle school teachers coming back from a trip in Argentina and she is looking to go to Africa for her 25th wedding anniversary so I told her about A2A Safaris so hopefully she’ll contact you! 

Thanks again for everything and hope to be organizing another trip with you guys soon enough!

Marcela Lobo
(Journey to Argentina, Chile)
Mexico City, January 2017