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Welcome

Classic Escapes is a family owned boutique travel company specializing in nature and cultural journeys around the world. Our team represents decades of travel industry experience, and our itineraries are designed based on first-hand knowledge of our destinations. As such, we take great pride and care to ensure that our "family" is the most knowledgeable and attentive consultants around. We combine the exciting world of travel with the joy of learning about the planet we live on. We arrange for you to meet with friendly people in foreign places and balance "shouldn't miss" sites with experiences not found on conventional tours. When you travel with Classic Escapes, it's truly like you're one of our own. From the moment we begin the planning process to the day you return back, we're with you every step of the way.

News

  • Thursday, August 27, 2015

    The Galapagos Fur Seal is the world’s smallest seal and is endangered due to being victims of severe hunting by “sealers” in the 19th century and a slow reproductive rate.  These seals are about 4 feet 11 inches and weighing only 130 pounds.

  • Tuesday, August 25, 2015

    There are roughly 16,000 to 18,000 Galapagos sea lions and since they are endemic to the islands, they are listed as endangered.  They are playful and curious but can be aggressive when protecting their harems.

  • Monday, August 24, 2015

    Giant Panda Mei Xiang of the Smithsonian National Zoo gave birth to twin cubs on August 2nd.  The first cub was born at 5:35pm and much to the surprise of the Zoo staff who were not aware she was pregnant with twins, the second was born at 10:07 pm.  The two cubs are

  • Wednesday, August 19, 2015

    The Galapagos penguin with a population of a little over 1,000 makes this the rarest penguin in the world.

  • Tuesday, August 18, 2015

    The third type of iguana found on the Galapagos is the Santa Fe Land Iguana (Conolophus pallidus).  They have small dorsal spines, a brownish color, tapered snout and can weigh up to 25 pounds.

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