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Machu Picchu to Galapagos

Lima, Cuzco, Quito

Date: Tue, February 27, 2018 - Wed, March 14, 2018

Trip Status: Taking Reservations

Price: from $7,593

Activity Level: Strenuous

Region: South America

Arrangements: Odysseys Unlimited

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Your 15-day tour begins in Lima with a visit to the MALI Museum and a city tour. Spend two nights in the magnificent Sacred Valley touring important Inca sites and indigenous villages. Travel by train to Machu Picchu, the stunning “Lost City of the Incas,” staying overnight at the on-site Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge. Return to historic Cuzco to explore this archaeological hub of the Americas, and enjoy lunch in the home of a gracious Cuzco family. Fly via Quito to the Galapagos Islands, where you’ll enjoy a four-night stay on Santa Cruz Island combined with daily cruises to nearby islands Learn about Darwin’s “living laboratory” up close as you observe the giant Galapagos tortoises, Blue-footed Boobies, sea lions, iguanas, and abundant birdlife during your ship-based and land-based excursions. Return to Quito for the final night of your journey. Discover the Amazon’s amazing flora, fauna, and even villages on an optional 4-day/4-night pre-tour excursion including a guided Canopy Walkway tour and visit with ribereños (Amazon river people).

 

Activity Level

Very active: Considerable walking on uneven and/or wet terrain; Cuzco’s high altitudes may pose problems with travelers with certain health conditions

 

Highlights

Lima touring; Historic Cuzco and beautiful Sacred Valley; Overnight stay at Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, adjacent to ruins at Machu Picchu Quito city tour; Four-night Galapagos stay at beautiful hotel in lush Santa Cruz highlands; Day cruises on privately chartered yachts plus island-based exploration; Expert Galapagos naturalist guide; Extraordinary Galapagos wildlife

Reservations and Information

To reserve, complete a registration form in the brochure and fax it to (919) 660-0148 or call (919) 684-2988 to reserve conveniently over the phone.

To learn more about our travel program or any of our upcoming trips, please contact us at travel@daa.duke.edu or 919-684-2988

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Mode of Travel

Air & Land