PERU, ECUADOR & THE GALAPAGOS

SKU: TAD19JUNE-05
$11,999.00 Regular Price
$6,999.00Sale Price

21 DAY PERU, ECUADOR & THE GALAPAGOS

  • DISCOVER MACHU PICCHU, CUSCO, QUITO & MORE
  • SEEK OUT TORTOISES & SEA LIONS IN THE GALAPAGOS

INCLUDES RETURN INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS

 

There’s nowhere else on earth quite like South America. On this 21-day highlights package, take in the best of Peru and Ecuador, along with one of the world’s favourite destinations for unique wildlife, the incredible Galapagos Islands.

Begin in Cusco, the Incan capital where you’ll find South America’s richest heritage. Descend 1500 feet to the Sacred Valley floor, alongside the Urubamba River and village of Pisac, a village renowned for its Incan ruins and markets. Travel via train from Ollantaytambo to beautiful Aguas Calientes, known for its thermal baths and as the gateway to the Incan ruins of Machu Picchu. Head to the grand citadel the following morning and enjoy a guided tour of this mysterious ancient city, before returning to Cusco for a day at leisure.

From here, your trip takes on a wild turn as you head to Ecuador. Experience the UNESCO World Heritage site of Quito and check out the ‘Middle of the Earth’, where you can stand on both sides of the hemispheres at the same time. Tour a chocolate factory, explore the Mindo Cloud Forest, enjoy the indigenous town of Otavalo, soak in the hot springs at Papallacta and take in the Cotopaxi Volcano. Then immerse yourself in the Galapagos Islands of Santa Cruz, Isla Lobos and San Cristobal. Take the opportunity to snorkel and tour in search of local wildlife including giant tortoises, blue footed boobies, sea lions, frigate birds, white tipped reef sharks, and more. 

Package includes all international and internal flights, 18 nights quality hotel accommodation, 21 meals, return airport transfers and so much more!

 

    • Explore the highlights of 2 amazing countries: Peru & Ecuador
    • Visit the beautiful Sacred Valley area of Peru
    • Learn about traditional Andean weaving techniques in the village of Chincheros
    • Visit a traditional market in Pisac
    • Enjoy a guided tour of the picturesque ruins of Pisac
    • See Incan ruins in Ollantaytambo including the Temple of the Sun
    • Witness the spectacular Andes Mountains
    • Stay in Aguas Calientes ‘hot springs town’
    • Tour the historic ruins of Machu Picchu
    • Explore the ‘Imperial City’ of Cusco on a day free at leisure
    • Enjoy a day at leisure in the UNESCO world heritage listed city of Quito, Ecuador
    • Travel to the ‘middle of the world’
    • Stand on both sides of the Northern and Southern hemisphere
    • Discover the world's third largest inhabited volcanic crater
    • Tour a chocolate factory and learn about cocoa
    • Explore the magnificent Mindo Cloud Forest
    • Wander the Otavalo handicraft markets
    • Visit the small town of Cotacachi, famous for leather goods
    • Discover the Cotacachi Cayapas Ecological Reserve
    • Visit Cuicocha Lake; a volcanic crater lake and enjoy a boat ride
    • Help prepare lunch with the locals in Peguche an unforgettable cultural experience
    • Relax in Hot Springs at Papallacta in the Andean mountains
    • See the highest snow-capped volcano in the world; Cotopaxi
    • Explore beautiful Limpiopungo Lake and its abundant wildlife
    • Island hop through the breath-taking Galapagos Islands
    • Search for Galapagos tortoises in the wild
    • Enjoy a tour of Academy Bay in the Galapagos
    • Snorkel amongst sea lions
    • Spot sea iguanas on Playa de Los Perros, Santa Cruz
    • Learn about endemic species at the Charles Darwin Research Station
    • Enjoy a half day tour on Isla Lobos
    • Witness the abundant sea and bird life of the Galapagos Islands
    • Enjoy a day at leisure in Guayaquil, the biggest city in Ecuador
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