Inca Explorer

15 days*
From 21568 SEK was 25370 SEK
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Overview
Be dazzled by Peru’s myriad treasures on a 15-day tour of its highlights. Encounter the vibrant local culture of Lake Titicaca, walk the halls of a historical convent in colonial Arequipa, and delight in views of the Sacred Valley from the comfort of the train to Machu Picchu. Marvel at the strange, mysterious beauty of the Nazca Lines, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Whether watching for wildlife or exploring Incan culture, strike travel gold in this incredible country.
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Overview

  • Departs/Ends: Lima to Lima
  • Travel style: National Geographic Journeys
  • Physical rating: 3
  • Age requirements: You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.
  • Trip type: Max 16, Avg 10.

What you get

  • Accomodation: Hotels (14 nts).
  • Transport: Private van, plane, train, boat, walking.
  • Meals: 14 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 1 dinner
  • Team leader: CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.

Extras

  • The international flight to and from start and finish city is not included in the tour price. Allow USD455-595 for meals not included.

Map & Itinerary

Day 1 Lima
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.
Day 2 Lima/Paracas
Travel to Paracas National Park. Relax in this sleepy seaside town and sample Peru's national drink, the Pisco Sour. Meals included: breakfast
Day 3 Paracas/Nazca
Visit the Ballestas Islands by boat to view sea lion colonies, penguins, and other bird life. Visit the Tacama Winery, one of South America’s oldest. Join an on-site expert and learn about the production of wine and spirits in Peru, then enjoy a tasting. Continue south in the afternoon to Nazca with a stop at the Huacachina sand dunes and oasis. Meals included: breakfast
Day 4 Nazca
Tour a pre-Inca cemetery in Nazca to view 1,500-year-old mummies, bones, and pottery on the desert floor. Also visit a nearby pottery studio for a demonstration by a local artist. In the evening, enjoy a traditional pachamanca-style dinner. Option to take a flight over the mysterious Nazca Lines. Meals included: breakfast, dinner
Day 5 Nazca/Arequipa
Full day of driving down the coast to the colonial city of Arequipa. Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 6 Arequipa
Enjoy a city tour, including a visit to the historic convent of Santa Catalina. Dig into Arequipa’s renowned regional cuisine with a cooking class led by a chef at a traditional “picantería” restaurant. Try local favourites like “cuy” (guinea pig), Rocoto Relleno (stuffed spicy peppers) and sample a glass of “chicha”. Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 7 Arequipa/Cusco
Fly to Cusco and explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Meals included: breakfast
Day 8 Cusco/Urubamba
Enjoy a full-day excursion to the Sacred Valley including the Pisac and Ollantaytambo ruins. Visit the “Parque de la Papa” (“Potato Park”), exclusive to Journeys and part of G Adventures for Good – walk through this rural community with a local guide to learn about potato cultivation, weaving, and the importance of both to Andean culture. Also, enjoy lunch at the G Adventures-supported Sacred Valley Community Restaurant in Huchuy Qosqo, an indigenous village. Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 9 Urubamba/Aguas Calientes
Travel by train and enjoy stunning scenery following the Urubamba River Valley to Aguas Calientes. Option to visit the local hot springs and market. Those who have purchased and pre-booked the '1-day Inca Trail' hike will disembark the train at 104km and trek to the Sun Gate for their first glimpse of Machu Picchu before rejoining the group at Aguas Calientes for the night. Meals included: breakfast
Day 10 Aguas Calientes/Cusco
Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Machu Picchu with an expert guide. Free time to explore the site on your own and option to visit the Inca Bridge before returning to Cusco by train. Meals included: breakfast
Day 11 Cusco
Explore historic Cusco with options to visit museums and ruins or go whitewater rafting, horseback riding, or mountain biking. Choose to pre-book the Cusco Cooking Class. This evening, look to the night sky for a different view at the Cusco Planetarium. Enjoy a presentation on the southern sky, contemporary astronomy, and the ancient Inca relationship with the cosmos. Check out the on-site museum and use the telescopes to admire the stars. Meals included: breakfast
Day 12 Cusco/Puno
Take in scenic views while travelling through the high Altiplano region to Puno. Meals included: breakfast
Day 13 Puno
Enjoy a guided boat tour of Lake Titicaca and visit the floating Islands of Uros and Taquile. Explore a bit further afield on the Lake, reaching the Luquina community and tuck into a traditional lunch in local homes. Option to visit the Sillustani burial site. Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 14 Puno/Lima
Fly to Lima for the final night. Option to visit museums or enjoy free time to explore. Meals included: breakfast
Day 15 Lima
Depart at any time. Meals included: breakfast
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Overview

Be dazzled by Peru’s myriad treasures on a 15-day tour of its highlights. Encounter the vibrant local culture of Lake Titicaca, walk the halls of a historical convent in colonial Arequipa, and delight in views of the Sacred Valley from the comfort of the train to Machu Picchu. Marvel at the strange, mysterious beauty of the Nazca Lines, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Whether watching for wildlife or exploring Incan culture, strike travel gold in this incredible country.

Is this trip for me?

  • Departs/Ends: Lima to Lima
  • Travel style: National Geographic Journeys
  • Physical rating: 3
  • Age requirements: You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.
  • Trip type: Max 16, Avg 10.

What you get

  • Accomodation: Hotels (14 nts).
  • Transport: Private van, plane, train, boat, walking.
  • Meals: 14 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 1 dinner
  • Team leader: CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.

Extras

The international flight to and from start and finish city is not included in the tour price.

Allow USD455-595 for meals not included.

Map & Itinerary
Day 1 Lima
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.
Day 2 Lima/Paracas
Travel to Paracas National Park. Relax in this sleepy seaside town and sample Peru's national drink, the Pisco Sour. Meals included: breakfast
Day 3 Paracas/Nazca
Visit the Ballestas Islands by boat to view sea lion colonies, penguins, and other bird life. Visit the Tacama Winery, one of South America’s oldest. Join an on-site expert and learn about the production of wine and spirits in Peru, then enjoy a tasting. Continue south in the afternoon to Nazca with a stop at the Huacachina sand dunes and oasis. Meals included: breakfast
Day 4 Nazca
Tour a pre-Inca cemetery in Nazca to view 1,500-year-old mummies, bones, and pottery on the desert floor. Also visit a nearby pottery studio for a demonstration by a local artist. In the evening, enjoy a traditional pachamanca-style dinner. Option to take a flight over the mysterious Nazca Lines. Meals included: breakfast, dinner
Day 5 Nazca/Arequipa
Full day of driving down the coast to the colonial city of Arequipa. Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 6 Arequipa
Enjoy a city tour, including a visit to the historic convent of Santa Catalina. Dig into Arequipa’s renowned regional cuisine with a cooking class led by a chef at a traditional “picantería” restaurant. Try local favourites like “cuy” (guinea pig), Rocoto Relleno (stuffed spicy peppers) and sample a glass of “chicha”. Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 7 Arequipa/Cusco
Fly to Cusco and explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Meals included: breakfast
Day 8 Cusco/Urubamba
Enjoy a full-day excursion to the Sacred Valley including the Pisac and Ollantaytambo ruins. Visit the “Parque de la Papa” (“Potato Park”), exclusive to Journeys and part of G Adventures for Good – walk through this rural community with a local guide to learn about potato cultivation, weaving, and the importance of both to Andean culture. Also, enjoy lunch at the G Adventures-supported Sacred Valley Community Restaurant in Huchuy Qosqo, an indigenous village. Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 9 Urubamba/Aguas Calientes
Travel by train and enjoy stunning scenery following the Urubamba River Valley to Aguas Calientes. Option to visit the local hot springs and market. Those who have purchased and pre-booked the '1-day Inca Trail' hike will disembark the train at 104km and trek to the Sun Gate for their first glimpse of Machu Picchu before rejoining the group at Aguas Calientes for the night. Meals included: breakfast
Day 10 Aguas Calientes/Cusco
Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Machu Picchu with an expert guide. Free time to explore the site on your own and option to visit the Inca Bridge before returning to Cusco by train. Meals included: breakfast
Day 11 Cusco
Explore historic Cusco with options to visit museums and ruins or go whitewater rafting, horseback riding, or mountain biking. Choose to pre-book the Cusco Cooking Class. This evening, look to the night sky for a different view at the Cusco Planetarium. Enjoy a presentation on the southern sky, contemporary astronomy, and the ancient Inca relationship with the cosmos. Check out the on-site museum and use the telescopes to admire the stars. Meals included: breakfast
Day 12 Cusco/Puno
Take in scenic views while travelling through the high Altiplano region to Puno. Meals included: breakfast
Day 13 Puno
Enjoy a guided boat tour of Lake Titicaca and visit the floating Islands of Uros and Taquile. Explore a bit further afield on the Lake, reaching the Luquina community and tuck into a traditional lunch in local homes. Option to visit the Sillustani burial site. Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 14 Puno/Lima
Fly to Lima for the final night. Option to visit museums or enjoy free time to explore. Meals included: breakfast
Day 15 Lima
Depart at any time. Meals included: breakfast
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26990 SEK 21600 SEK
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Price per person 26990 SEK 21600 SEK
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12 Jan 2020 26 Jan 2020
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25370 SEK 21568 SEK
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Price per person 25370 SEK 21568 SEK
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25370 SEK 21568 SEK
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