Make a Reservation

As our tour groups have a limited number of places, (we have a maximum of six persons per tour), we recommend you reserve your place as soon as possible by filling in the 'Make a Reservation' form below.

After confirming the availability of your place on your tour of choice we will send you the following:

•Itinerary and terms and conditions.

•Tax Invoice with payment information

 Your booking will be confirmed after we receive payment of your deposit. 


Payment of NZD 1500 per person deposit is required to secure your booking. 

We request the balance of fees to be made to Sol y Sombra Tours no later than 10 weeks prior to departure. We have a safe and secure online booking process by Direct Banking (IMT). 

If you are booking within 60 days of departure, then full payment is required at the time of booking. Your booking is taken to be confirmed and accepted, in respect of all persons travelling, when we issue a confirmation invoice and you have paid your deposit. 


All travellers will need a valid passport for dates of travel. Depending on your country of origin, you may also need a visa. If you are unsure please check with your travel agent.

Fitness and Travel Insurance 

A reasonable level of fitness is required. This means you must  be able to walk at least 2 miles without assistance. Some cities and towns have uneven paving dating back to the Renaissance and earlier so it's important that you bring suitable walking shoes.  If you have any doubts about what is considered a reasonable level of fitness please contact us before proceeding to book your tour. Comprehensive Travel insurance is mandatory.


Should you decide to withdraw from the tour, the following withdrawal fees apply:

Non refundable deposit NZD 1500 to secure booking.  Up to 60 days before departure 50% of the remaining balance of the tour cost will be refunded. Within 60 days of departure, no refund will be made.

Our Guarantee 

Should, in the unlikely event Sol y Sombra tours for any reason not be able to proceed with a tour:  Tour deposits and payments made for that tour will be refunded in full to participants upon cancellation. 

Sometimes it’s necessary to make changes to the itinerary during the tour due to circumstances beyond our control. We like to keep our tours flexible and reserve the right to make changes to the itinerary schedule if necessary - for example, If there are weather changes, where possible the days may be interchanged to enable us to see everything as specified on the tour. *Where certain accommodation or transportation is not available we will provide alternate accommodation or vehicles of equal or even more amazing quality.

What's not included

Airline tickets. ( These must be arranged from each person's home country.) Travel Insurance. (A mandatory requirement) Personal accident and medical expenses. Excess baggage, or any related excess, lost or stolen luggage or other costs due to travel during the tour or airline disruptions. Entry tickets not included as part of the tour for museums and other events you choose to visit. Taxi fares to and from the point of arrival and departure for the tour, and other transport fares where not included as part of the tour.  Telephone communication or business charges in hotels. (All our hotels offer free wi-fi ) Meals where not included in the tour, for example, lunches and evening meals not specified as being provided. Alcohol is not included. The cost of Items of a personal nature such as laundry services. 

Please Note: (Accommodation is based on a twin share room. Single room supplement applies to individuals, so please check this with us before booking.) 

The ultimate value of life depends on awareness and the power of contemplation,
rather than upon mere survival
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