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Emilce Alonso

I´m from Cordoba, Argentina. I had the opportunity to travel a lot through it and beyond. I really enjoy getting to know new places, like typical food, music and meeting people.

I love the southern region where I experienced the magnificence of the Perito Moreno Glacier and the natural beauty of Bariloche and Ushuaia with their numerous waterfalls, lakes, forests and snowed mountains. As I’ve already been to the south I would love to truly immerse in the culture of the arid regions in the north and enjoy their local traditions and craftwork.

What places and activities do you specialize in?

"We are destination specialists with insider knowledge of each country. We specialize in Argentina, Chile, Peru, Brazil, and Uruguay. We offer integration of travel services to provide a complete, consistent experience - particularly useful for multi-country itineraries featuring the main highlights of South America's most Southern regions."

How did you get involved in travel?

"I´ve always been very interested in learning different languages, cultures, and most impressive natural resources and architectural patrimonies of the countries where those languages are spoken.

That led me to work on something related to learning and specialization in certain places, especially the landscapes that surround me, those of South America and especially of my Country."

Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.

"When I was very young, we went on a cruise trip across Argentina and Brazil with my whole family. I observed the different tasks that could be done in the area of tourism. It was then when I had a great interest in working in tourism."

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Recent trip reviews for Emilce

Argentina Trip · Argentina - Feb 6 - Feb 20, 2020

Traveler: Douglas F. - Local specialist: Emilce Alonso

Emilce was very responsive and gave us great service. The trip itself was very enjoyable. the only wrinkle was that we had expressed an interest in hiking anddespite the fact the south of Argentina has lots of great hiking, the "hiking experiences" were mostly bus rides to scenic places.

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Emilce Alonso, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hi Douglas,
Thank you very much for your Review! I'm really happy that you enjoyed your trip and that you are happy with our service.
I understand that although excursions weren't hiking at all, we managed together to change some of them into more active ones for you to enjoy the destinations in a different way.
I hope we can be in contact again! South America will always welcome you :)
All the best,
Emi

Mark

Overall, good experience · Chile - Nov 23 - Dec 2, 2019

Traveler: Mark C. - Local specialist: Emilce Alonso

Overall, good experience
Emilce is knowledgeable of Argentina and provided great suggestions. The service provided was affordable and of good quality. The only improvement I would like to see is to be provided with a fully detailed and confirmed itinerary before we departed. We made this slightly more complicated due to some last minute flight changes but in today's digital era, an updated itinerary would be easy to provide via email. We did not know our exact itinerary for each location... read more

Overall, good experience
Emilce is knowledgeable of Argentina and provided great suggestions. The service provided was affordable and of good quality. The only improvement I would like to see is to be provided with a fully detailed and confirmed itinerary before we departed. We made this slightly more complicated due to some last minute flight changes but in today's digital era, an updated itinerary would be easy to provide via email. We did not know our exact itinerary for each location until we met the local guide at each airport. This included formal confirmation of our flight arrivals and hotels accommodations. This made for a mistake in pickup time at one of our arrivals and required us to make some calls to confirm our exact hotel and to take a taxi to get there (which they did reimburse us for). More than anything, this lack of explicit detail was just unnerving and can be easily fixed with a detailed itinerary.

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Emilce Alonso, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hi Mark,

Thank you very much for your Review! I'm really happy that you enjoyed your trip.

I'm sorry I didn't get to send you the updated itinerary just in time. I'm glad that despite having been an organized trip with so little time, everything went well and you had a nice experience in Argentina.

Your comments will encourage us to carry on designing life-time experiences for our guests! Thanks a lot and all my best wishes to you and Marguerite.

Thank you very much and it was really nice to e-meet you!

Emilce