2018 Machu Picchu to the Galapagos

March 27 – April 11 — Waitlist onlyMap
Tour Operator: Odysseys Unlimited
Price: From $7,095 (Airfare included)
Tour Length: 15 days
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Your singular 15-day South American adventure – with a small group limited to only 20 guests – begins with touring of Lima.  Spend two nights in the magnificent Sacred Valley visiting important Inca sites and indigenous villages.  Travel by train to Machu Picchu, the stunning “Lost City of the Incas,” overnighting at an on-site hotel and exploring the ruins on two tours.  Discover the archaeological hub of Cuzco, and enjoy lunch in a gracious family’s home.

Tour Quito, a UNESCO site, then fly to the fascinating Galapagos Islands where you spend four nights on Santa Cruz Island in a beautiful hotel, taking day cruises on a privately chartered yacht to nearby islands.  Learn about Darwin’s “living laboratory” firsthand as you observe giant Galapagos tortoises and other unique Galapagos wildlife during your excursions.  Your journey concludes back in Quito.  Discover the Amazon’s amazing flora, fauna, and villages on a 4-day/4-night pre-tour option.

Schedule of Events

  • Day 1 : Depart U.S.
  • Day 2 : Lima
  • Day 3 : Lima | Cuzco
  • Day 4 : Sacred Valley
  • Day 5 : Sacred Valley | Machu Picchu
  • Day 6 : Machu Picchu | Cuzco
  • Day 7 : Cuzco
  • Day 8 : Cuzco | Lima | Quito
  • Day 9 : Quito
  • Day 10 : Quito | Baltra | Santa Cruz Island
  • Day 11 : North Seymour Island | Bachas Beach
  • Day 12 : South Plaza Island | Punta Carrion
  • Day 13 : Santa Cruz Island
  • Day 14 : Santa Cruz Island | Baltra | Quito
  • Day 15 : Depart for U.S.

Additional Information

Note: Tour schedule is subject to change due to local conditions. Many excursions in this program involve an element of walking as some of the finest attractions are located in areas not closely accessible by motorcoach.

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All 2018 prices and itineraries (including port order) are tentative and subject to change; final pricing adjustments may occur after the release of marketing materials.