Metropolitan Touring vs Discover the World - Tour Companies Compared

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Rating Breakdown
Overall — 5
Value — 5.0
Guide — 5.0
Activities — 5.0
Lodging — 5.0
Transportation — 5.0
Meals — 5.0
Overall — 5
Value — 5.0
Guide — 5.0
Activities — 5.0
Lodging — 5.0
Transportation — 5.0
Meals — 5.0
Recent Reviews

Everything was perfect on the Santa Cruz II

5.0 January 2017
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Everything was perfect on the Santa Cruz II. They welcomed us at the airport in Guayaquil, welcomed us again in Baltra, helped us to the pangas (boats) which took us to the ship, and everything proceeded point perfectly from then on. Our cabin was spacious and comfortable, always clean (crew comes in three times a day!). The food was excellent with tremendous choice, including juice and a snack when we returned from a trip off the boat. We had many activities from hikes to snorkelling, kayaking, glass bottom boats, and more. The explanations were perfect, briefing us on the day's events ahead of time, and all of the options open to us. The guides were all well-informed and spoke in many languages to accommodate the diverse group. We also loved meeting all the other guests who were from around the world. I can't think of a thing that didn't go well. Everyone was friendly and helpful from beginning to end. I HIGHLY recommend this company.
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Visiting the Galapagos on the Santa Cruz 2

5.0 January 2017
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
We enjoyed a 5 night cruise on the Santa Cruz 2, and it surpassed our expectations. The crew was extremely friendly, our naturalist guide was highly knowledgeable and interesting, the food was delicious and our cabin was very comfortable. I enjoyed the sun deck as well as the gym on board. We had a variety of outdoor options- snorkelling kayaking, nature walks, biking, swimming, and glass bottom boat. I found the itinerary to be fun and varied. I would highly recommend this company, especially this ship, to others.
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Wonderful trip to Galapagos

5.0 January 2017
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Metropolitan Touring was exceptional on our recent trip to Ecuador and the Galapagos. The trip started in Quito where we had a wonderful guide for an all day tour that kept all seven of us interested all day. We visited several areas including two of the most beautiful churches I've ever seen.
We then flew to the Galapagos to board La Pinta and had a remarkable 7 day cruise. The ship was exceptionally comfortable and the rooms, by cruising standards, were very spacious. The food was outstanding and the sights and activities were just perfect. Probably most importantly, the staff was remarkable. The naturalists (all but especially Carlos) were terrific and the wait staff was truly amazing. Luis helped our family navigate several allergies and genuinely cared that we had a great experience.
Everything about Metropolitan was professional, well organized and first rate. We wouldn't hesitate to travel with them again in the future!
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Fantastic holiday in Iceland. Great service,

5.0 October 2017
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Fantastic holiday in Iceland. Great service, everything running perfectly for us. From flights, car hire, hotel, advanced tickets etc. Well done and thank you.

Tour Discover the World Company Reviews

Great support, everything went like clockwork

5.0 August 2017
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Great support and service from Discover The World in making all of the arrangements for our Tailor Made Norwegian Fjord holiday; everything went like clockwork....apart from Avis car hire who gave us a car which had an oil problem! Even then, and when Avis were about as much use as a chocolate teapot, Discover The World helped us get it sorted out quickly.
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Very friendly and professional

5.0 August 2017
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Very friendly and professional and have tailor made our once in a lifetime trip to Norway and Slavbard in the Artic Circle

Tour Discover the World Company Reviews

Tours 5 Trips 6 Trips
Average Trip Price Per Day $ 632 $ 711
Operator Type Small Ship & Expedition Cruise Line Group Tour Operator
Size Local Specialist Global Operator
Trip Types
  • Small Ship & Expedition Cruises
  • Group Tours
  • Private Guided Trips
  • Small Ship & Expedition Cruises
  • Independent / Self-Guided Packages
Service Level Luxury Standard
Regions
  • South America
  • North America
  • Australia & Pacific
  • Europe
  • Antarctica & the Arctic
Known For
    • Safari
    • Trekking & Camping
    • Scuba Diving
    • Photography
    • Adventure
    Headquarters Quito, Ecuador, South America Surrey, United Kingdom
    Year Established 1953 1984
    Solo Friendly N/A N/A
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