January 19 - February 11, 2018
24 Days
Tour Status - Guaranteed

Be sure you’ve packed your camera on this amazing vacation to Peru and the Galápagos Islands, as you’ll enjoy magnificent scenery in the Peruvian Amazon, thrilling wildlife in the Galápagos Islands, and amazing ancient ruins in some of Peru’s most historic areas.

Peru is one of the great originating centers of ancient culture, and on this vacation, you’ll discover its archaeological treasures, visit its ancient ruins, and learn about its ancient culture. A highlight of your vacation is a tour to Machu Picchu, where you’ll visit this remarkable Inca city. Stand in awe as you witness the ancient ruins surrounded by soaring peaks—one of the most majestic images in South America! Of course, no trip to Peru is complete without seeing the Nazca Lines. Here, you’ll wonder why the ancient Nazca people, who thrived here from 200 BC to 500 AD, created illustrations that could only be seen from far above the earth. It’s a puzzle that has kept archaeologists speculating ever since they were discovered.

Also spend time in Peru’s Amazon. Discover the tropical jungle on multiple boat trips and be on the lookout for turtles, caimans, monkeys, river birdlife, and more—not to mention the lush vegetation. Search by canoe for the resident giant river otters, and visit a Parrot Clay Lick to observe the parrots and macaws. In the Galápagos Islands, enjoy a 4-night cruise and watch for blue-footed boobies, frigatebirds, sea lions, land iguanas, flamingos, giant tortoises, and more. For even more fun, consider swimming and snorkeling in search of sea life.

From ancient ruins and ancient civilizations to captivating flora and fauna, this tour to Peru and the Galápagos Islands has it all. You’ll be sure to arrive home with plenty of photos and stories from this enriching vacation.

This tour is operated by one of our Travel Partners. {GLO}

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Tour Highlights

  • Return airfare from North America
  • ALL meals on tour
  • Accommodations
  • Tours
  • Peru's Amazon - Enjoy three nights in the Peruvian Amazon
  • Lima - Sightseeing with a Local Guide; visit San Francisco Monastery and a local Peruvian food market; welcome dinner at Casa Garcia Alvarado; farewell dinner
  • Sacred Valley - Enjoy a special lunch, complete with live Andean music and a Mother Earth Ceremony performed by a shaman; visit Pisac; visit Ollantaytambo anda local home for a glimpse into rural Peruvian life
  • Machu Picchu - Take the Vistadome train through the Urubamba Valley; sightseeing with a Local Guide and a second entrance to the ruins on your second day in Machu Picchu; Pisco Sour mixology lesson
  • Cusco - Sightseeing with a Local Guide; Inca King greeting; visit the cathedral and Santo Domingo Monastery, Kenko Amphitheater, and the Temple of Sacsayhuaman
  • Lake Titicaca - Guided sightseeing to Taquile and the Uros Floating Islands
  • Sillustani - Visit the ruins;  learn about the lives of the local people
  • Paracas - Fly over the Nazca Lines; cruise to the Ballestas Islands
  • Galapagos Islands - Sightseeing in Quito; 4-night Galápagos Islands cruise
  • Headsets throughout the tour

Per Person, Double - $14,659 Including Air

Plus $621.00 Air/gov't taxes
Single Occupancy - Add $1,860.00
Initial Deposit - $2,000.00 per person at time of booking
2nd deposit - $2,500.00 per person is due before july 28, 2017
Final Payment per person is due before october 20, 2017