Bucket List South America: Machu Picchu & The Galapagos

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World Heritage beauty and culture

Check two of South America's most popular cultural and natural treasures off your bucket list: Machu Picchu and the Galapagos Islands! 

What's Included
  • Round-trip economy class airfare into Lima (LIM), out of Baltra (GPS)
  • All airport and rail station transfers
  • 2 nights in Lima at the Jose Antonio Deluxe Hotel, or similar
  • Lima Colonial & Modern City Tour with San Francisco Monastery & Larco Herrera Museum (5 hours)
  • One-way economy class flight from Lima (LIM) to Cusco (CUZ)
  • 2 nights in Cusco at the Costa del Sol Ramada Hotel Cusco, or similar
  • Tour of Cusco and surrounding ruins (4 hours)
  • Round-trip vistadome train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes
  • Round-trip shuttle bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu
  • Guided tour of Machu Picchu ruins (2.5 hours)
  • One-way economy class flight from Cusco (CUZ) to Quito (UIO)
  • 3 nights in Quito at the Hotel Mercure Alameda Quito, or similar
  • Quito city tour with Equatorial Monument (5.5 hours)
  • Otavalo Indian Market Tour with lunch (full-day)
  • One-way economy class flight from Quito (UIO) to Baltra (GPS)
  • Visit to the Highlands of Santa Cruz, with lunch (en-route from Baltra Airport to Puerto Ayora hotel)
  • 3 nights in Puerto Ayora (Santa Cruz Island) at the Fiesta Hotel Galapagos or similar
  • Full-day boat excursion, with lunch*
  • Visit to La Grietas
  • Visit to the Charles Darwin Research Station
  • Breakfast daily
*Your included full-day boat excursion will be to one of the following islands: Seymour North, South Plaza, Bartholomew, Santa Fe or Dragon Hill. The exact island will be confirmed after booking as the time of travel will determine which island will be the best experience for your trip!

**Please note additional fees to be paid in destination:

    • Galapagos National Park entrance fee - $100.00 (USD) per person
    • Galapagos Transit Control Card - $20.00 (USD) per person

***Please note that the altitude in some parts of this itinerary may not make it ideal for small children.

Great Ways to Explore
  • Travel across cities and villages in Peru and Ecuador as you discover ancient history and astonishing scenery!

  • Arrive in seaside Lima, Peru's vibrant capital, then fly to the heart of Incan culture in historic Cusco. 
  • Catch your breath as you reach the entrance to Machu Picchu, a magnificent 7th World Wonder! 

  • Visit one of the largest markets in Latin America in Otavalo and observe the daily life of Ecuador's indigenous people.

  • Explore the Galapagos, an archipelago in the Pacific Ocean that is considered one of the world's top destinations for wildlife-viewing.

Package Overview

Meet a friendly llama in Peru, then swim with a giant tortoise in Ecuador. Live out your wildest dreams on this vacation across mystical lands filled with ancient ruins and scene-stealing wildlife!

Arrive in Peru's capital, Lima, to kick-start your adventure. Enjoy a guided tour taking you to the city's old and new highlights, then savor fresh ceviche and wash it all down with Peru's national cocktail, Pisco Sour. Fly to Cusco and visit the historic city that was once the capital of the Incas. Pack comfortable walking shoes and make sure your camera is charged for Machu Picchu, the magnificent Inca citadel!

From Cusco, fly to Ecuador's capital of Quito nestled high among the Andes mountains. Stand right on the equatorial line (the middle of the world!) on a city tour, then spend the day in Otavalo, home to an indigenous market that's famous for its textiles and crafts. Your last destination takes you to the world-renowned Galapagos Islands! Mingle with giant tortoises, blue-footed boobies and marine iguanas and make memories that will last a lifetime.

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