Useful Links & Resources

Below are a number of links to other resources which we feel may be of interest to you.

Please note that as these are external websites, we do not have any control over their content.


ATOL Protection

Andean Trails offers ATOL protection to some of its customers, depending on where they reside and if they buy flights. Learn what protection ATOL gives you. Find out how to make sure you are covered and see what to do if your travel company has collapsed.



Bruce PercyAutumn in torres-del-paine-np-chile-patagonia

Photographer Bruce Percy travels the globe to remote places to seek unusual blends of the light and landscapes.

His stunning collections of portraits and scenes are, as he says, “a great way of getting closer to the land in a way that I wouldn’t ordinarily experience. It has made the joy of travel much more satisfying for me.” Visit his website.


logo-trees-for-life-lsp-greenTrees for Life

With deforestation and increased carbon emissions a critical global problem, Trees for Life plants trees as a vital step for a sustainable future.

We encourage our passengers to calculate their holiday CO2 emissions and plant trees to compensate.


peruvian-embassyPeru Embassy

A wide range of information about Peru and its links with the United Kingdom.

Includes information and advice on visas for work and travel and Peruvian contacts within the UK from the Peru Embassy.


spirit-of-the-andesSpirit of the Andes

More than 1,000 indigenous women of the Bolivian high Andes formed this non-profit organisation to help tackle poverty.

Spirit of the Andes use traditional methods to hand-knit quality Alpaca clothes for sale to the world – self esteem and economic power for women.


rainforest-concernRainforest Concern

Rainforest Concern was established in 1993 to protect threatened natural habitats, particularly rainforests, the biodiversity they contain and the indigenous people who still depend on them for survival.

At present the Rainforest Concern has thirteen conservation projects in nine countries across Latin America and in Sri Lanka, and works closely with local conservation organisations in these countries to protect rainforests.



TravelPharm provide information on malaria risk and a range of travel health aids.





As an International Galapagos Tour Operators Association member, we are dedicated to the protection of the Galapagos.

The IOGTA mission is to preserve the Galapagos Islands as a unique world heritage site that will provide enjoyment for generations of travellers.


archipelago-azores-logoArchipelago Azores

Archipelago Azores is a UK-based independent tour operator organising a wide range of exciting holidays.

Whale and dolphin watching, guided and independent walking, cycling, honeymoons and family holidays – all in beautiful manor house accommodation.



SafariQuip has over 21 years experience in supplying essential kit for travellers.

All the things you need to make your travels that bit more comfortable and enjoyable.


Paramo logoParamo

Paramo are innovators of functional and comfortable mountain and travel clothing.

Endorsed by Outdoor Professionals and aspired to by recreational outdoor enthusiasts.


foreign-commonwealth-officeForeign and Commonwealth Office


UK Government’s travel advice branch, with information on visas, political situations and more.



galapagos-conservartion-trustThe Galapagos Conservation Trust

Get free membership to The Galapagos Conservation Trust (GCT) by booking a cruise to the islands through Andean Trails.

The GCT is a UK-registered charity that works to protect and raise awareness of the conservation issues of the Galapagos archipelago.


Fiestas Patrias Chile Independence DayChilean Embassy (UK)

A wide range of information about Chile and its links with the United Kingdom from the Chilean Embassy.




responsible-travel-logoResponsible Travel was launched in 2001 to help travellers book real and authentic holidays that also benefit the environment and local people.

We offer 1,000s of adventure and family holidays that benefit local communities and conservation projects.


ecuador-ministerio-de-turismoEcuador Ministry of Tourism

Ecuador and Galapagos travel information from the Ecuador Ministry of Tourism.

Official travel information for Ecuador and the Galapagos islands.


argentine-embassyArgentine Embassy

Embassy of the Argentine Republic in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland – in English and Spanish – for information on visas etc.



tourism-concern-logoTourism Concern


For many years, Andean Trails has been a supporter of Tourism Concern.

Tourism Concern fights exploitation in tourism, and is an independent, non-industry based, UK charity, with members and supporters from around the world.


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