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This journey combines the ancient Inca sites of Peru with a cruise through the natural splendours of the Galapagos islands, bringing you into close contact with the islands’ unique biodiversity.
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Overnight flight from London (regional connections available) to Cuzco via Bogotá with Avianca. (N)
Late morning arrival in Cuzco, set in the Andes mountains. Transfer to the Sacred Valley of the Incas for a 2-night stay at the Casa Andina Premium. (N)
Half-day tour of the town of Pisac and its indigenous market followed by a visit to the Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo. Afternoon at leisure. (B)
Transfer to Ollanta station and board the Vistadome train to Machu Picchu. Take a guided tour of the striking ruins. Overnight stay at El Mapi Hotel. (B, L, D)
Morning at leisure or further explore Machu Picchu (purchase ticket at time of booking). Afternoon train journey to Cuzco and transfer to the Casa Andina Premium Cuzco for 2 nights. (B)
Half-day tour of the ancient capital of the Inca empire including the cathedral, San Blas district and the Koricancha Temple of the Sun. Afternoon at leisure or optional visit to Sacsayhuaman. (B)
Fly to Lima on the coast and stay for 2 nights at the Casa Andina Premium Miraflores. (B)
Half-day tour of colonial and modern Lima, including Casa Aliaga, an exquisitely decorated colonial mansion, and the San Francisco monastery. (B)
Fly to Quito, Ecuador's capital city. Transfer to the Hilton Colon for 2 nights. (B)
Morning tour of Quito’s historic centre including the impressive San Francisco church and the Middle of the World equatorial line monument. (B)
Fly to the Galapagos islands and board the Isabela II for a 4-night cruise around these fascinating islands (Classic cabin)†. (B, L, D)
Take shared excursions with a naturalist guide to different islands to see the variety of landscapes and wildlife. Enjoy close encounters with some of the most rare animals and birds, including land iguanas, giant tortoises, frigatebirds, Darwin’s finches, boobies and Galapagos penguins. (B, L, D)
Disembark the cruise and fly to Guayaquil to connect with an overnight flight to London via Bogotá with Avianca, arriving the next day. (B) (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is led in each destination en route by a local tour guide.
Galapagos National Park fee is not included.
On each departure, it is possible to upgrade to an Owner’s cabin from £295.
Please note that beverages on board the cruise are not included.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
This itinerary can be taken privately on a date that suits
you, for which guideline prices are shown.
Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact
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CON2019: 13 Nights
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The Sacred Valley of the Incas is the perfect place to explore, relax and unwind either...
Quito is the second highest capital in South America (2,850 metres) and lies in a narrow...