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Testimonials are a few samples of what recent travellers had to say about Civilized Adventures:

Kathy - "We had the most amazing trip in Kenya…beyond words really.  Would love to chat to share the experiences, feedback, etc.  Everything went without a hitch! So grateful you walk us through the whole thing."  (Wayne & Jennifer - March 2017)

Karen - "We would like to thank you for organizing our marvellous vacation in Costa  Rica. The accommodation was wonderful, the transport punctual and comfortable, the guides knowledgeable and enthusiastic and the environment mesmerizing. A special thank you for arranging the surprise 45th Wedding Anniversary gifts at the Grana de Oro (Wine), Pachira Lodge (Pina Colada) and Arenal Springs( Wine)- We truly appreciated these gestures.

Many Thanks" (Bob & Cynthia - March 2017)


Andrew when we found a couple of weeks to escape to another country for a holiday, you were instrumental in helping us get there at very short notice. Without your expertise it would not have happened! We thank you for all the special details that made our trip truly pleasurably!! You're the best, Pam & Tom

- P&T, Custom Italy with Sicily, Oct. 2016

This was a trip of a lifetime and I thank Civilized Adventures for making it a reality. Lana was extremely efficient and went out of her way many times in the planning of this trip. I tend to be picky, so she should be congratulated on a job well done.

- CK, Rwanda, Tanzania & Zimbabwe Custom Safari, Sept. 2015

Every trip Civilized has done for us has been excellent and superior to any other travel company we have dealt with

- CB, Ponant Cruise (Baltic) + Custom family Turkey tour, June 2015

Andrew, our travel specialist, was fantastic!! He was extremely helpful, thoughtful, and thorough in the planning of our trip. He accommodated all of our wishes and updated us on all of the pertinent details in a timely matter. We were so grateful for his expertise and would be pleased to recommend him to others!!

 - P & TS – Peru & Ecuador, Aug. 2015

We have travelled with Civilized Adventure on 12 different trips and highly recommend them for their expertise, attention to detail, itinerary choices, selection of accommodation and especially being able to request the best local guides. We have done some travelling with other companies so we are able to compare. In our opinion the Civilized Adventures trips have always been top notch and other companies tours have always had some shortcomings. 

 - GS & PS – Zimbabwe Sept. 2015

It was an adventure far beyond our wildest dreams and we would not hesitate to recommend Civilized Adventures, or any of the amazing places we got to visit.

- R & BB, Australia Custom Adventure, Oct. 2014 

If I were to have my kids climb Kili in the future, I would make them do it through Civilized Adventures and Summits Africa. Two top-notch organizations who earn their excellent reputations the old fashioned customer at a time - through word of mouth.

- JG, Calgary Health Trust Conquer Kili Climb, Sept. 2014

Snorkelling with sea lions, manta rays, giant sea turtles, a sting ray (yikes) and intereacted with the puppy-like sea lions on shore, as well as getting up close to the birds was the most fascinating thing that has every happened to me.

- B&PM, Galapagos Hosted Adventure, Apr. 2014

As I often find with travel, brochures, books, TV just don't do justice to many experiences and destinations. The saying "you have to experience it to appreciate it" is very relevant for a safari. Working with an established expert firm such as Civilized is a good investment.

- RD, Kenya Family Adventure, Jan. 2014

When you shop for a custom tour package you hope that the itinerary is seamless. Andrew De Angelis guaranteed that he would help us plan a great tour. We had a great tour. We loved it! All our needs were met and we had a tight schedule. If it wasn't for Andrew, we would have wasted a lot of time and money.

- TC, Chile & Argentina Custom Adventure, Mar. 2014

We loved our trip! The organization that went into it and Lana were excellent -we did not have one hiccup! We would use Civilized Adventures again for sure. Our guide in Myanmar who travelled with us for the entire time absolutely made our trip, he was the best!!

- LM, Myanmar & Thailand Custom Adventure, Jan. 2014

Our Custom Adventure done through Geordie was absolutely awesome!! The trip was also a great family time; sharing in all the experiences together and spending great quality time together.

- EF, Africa Custom Adventure, 2013

We will plan our next adventure trip through Civilized Adventures. The planning, info on distant local idiosyncrasies and choices of the best guides and accommodations make every dollar spent well worthwhile. When we're far away in an unfamiliar land with unfamiliar routines, it's very nice to know that Civilized has taken care of everything for us, so we can safely and comfortably focus on the activities at hand.

- R & JG, Ecuador Custom Adventure, Mar. 2012

The level of support and organization provided by Civilized Adventures is astounding -- through this trip, I've discovered they are the benchmark for other adventure travel companies to aspire to. This was an amazing trip with an excellent itinerary. Brian and Dee are wonderful hosts and I will definitely travel with them again -- what fabulous ambassadors for Canada!

- CK, Peru and Ecuador, Jan. 2011



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