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Luxury Galapagos Cruise Extensions to Peru

The Galapagos Islands are a natural treasure in the heart of the Pacific, where visitors today can see the same pristine living laboratory that inspired Darwin's theory of evolution on his 1835 visit; if you'd like to supplement your exploration of the natural world with an excursion to a historic treasure, consider combining your luxury Galapagos cruise with an extension trip to the legendary remains of the ancient Inca Empire in the Peruvian Andes!

Lima, Cusco, & Machu Picchu

(Extension to Galapagos Tour)

Lima Peru Tours

  • Length: 4 days

  • Highlights: Tour the town of Cusco, which has preserved its colonial splendor, with stops at the most important attractions in and around town, including the Cathedral, Koricancha, Sacsayhuaman, the Inca baths of Tambomachay, Puca Pucara and the amphitheater of Kenko.

  • Take a ride on the scenic train from Poroy to Aguas Calientes at the base of Machu Picchu.

  • Visit the ancient wonder that is Machu Picchu, the Inca fortress city that inventively incorporated terraces into its design to allow for a completely self-sustaining mountain stronghold.

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Urubamba, Cusco, & Machu Picchu

(Extension to Galapagos Tour)

 Peru Travel

  • Length: 6 days

  • Highlights: This tour arrives and departs from the Peruvian capital city of Lima, but the real focus is on the historic cities, towns, and landmarks of Cusco, Urubamba, and, of course, Machu Picchu.

  • Explore the bustling city of Cusco, including a visit to the Cathedral, the site of Sacsayhuaman (where ruins mark an ancient palace), the Koricancha temple of the sun, the Puca Pucara Fortress, and the baths of Tambomachay.

  • Travel through Urubamba & the Sacred Valley, where the Inca harvested much of their food.

  • Discover renowned Machu Picchu, one of the most famous ruins in the world and some of the best evidence of the ingenuity of the Inca engineers.

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Machu Picchu Deluxe Inca Trail

(Extension to Galapagos Tour)

Machu Picchu Peru Travel

  • Length: 4 days

  • Highlights: Travel through the Sacred Valley en route to Machu Picchu, just like the ancient Inca would have done.

  • As you hike from Wayllabamba to Pacamayo to WiƱaywayna, you will navigate tough climbs, harsh mountain passes, and challenging ascents gradually making your way higher in the Andes. Along the way you will meet locals and see how the vegetation & species transition as you get higher up in altitude.

  • Finally make your way from the town of Aguas Calientes at the base of the mountain to Machu Picchu at the top.

  • Conclude the trip in the ancient Inca capital and well preserved colonial center of Cusco.

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Discover Ecuador & Peru

(Galapagos Tour Included)

Ecuador and Peru Travel

  • Length: 13 days

  • Highlights: Experience the best that South America has to offer in just 13 whirlwind days, as you travel from the dense Amazon rainforest to the high Andes Mountains, and all the way to the Galapagos Islands, exploring the major historic attractions, ancient ruins, and natural wonders along the way.

  • Your trip starts in the heart of the ancient Inca empire in Peru, as you travel the legendary Inca trail through the Sacred Valley, visiting Cusco, Urubamba, and ultimately Machu Picchu to see the impressive stretch and haunting ruins of this once mighty civilization.

  • Depart Peru to its northern neighbor, Ecuador, where you will spend a night in the well preserved colonial capital city of Quito before heading to the Amazon rainforest.

  • From the luxurious La Selva Jungle Lodge, you will have the opportunity to explore the rainforest on day and night hikes, canoeing and kayaking excursions, visiting parrot clay licks, and peering into the seldom seen canopy level of the rainforest from the canopy observation tower (3 days).

  • The next stop is a natural paradise on earth - the Galapagos Islands. Your luxury 4-day cruise through this enchanting archipelago gives you daily chances to snorkel, hike up the slopes of volcanoes and across lava flows, and learn about how these unique islands, born of fire, have inspired and taught naturalists about our world for centuries.

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