Discover the Land of the Inca + Voyage in the Wake of Darwin

+ Our Complete Machu Picchu Experience includes the artifacts found by Hiram Bingham and a second sunrise visit to the Lost City.
+ We show you more of Ecuador: The Colonial majesty and rich traditions of Quito, the Andean market town of Otavalo, and a family-run rose farm.
+ Delight in all the scenery of a Galapagos cruise with floor-to-ceiling windows in your Upper Deck stateroom!
+ Step ashore with our expert naturalists at seven unique landing sites in the Galapagos and enhance your cruise with free snorkeling gear, kayaks and a glass-bottom boat.
+ Includes an UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Day 1 - Welcome to Lima

    You’ll be met and escorted to the deluxe JW Marriott Hotel.
  • Day 2 - Explore Lima

    Behold the landmarks of Colonial Lima c and stroll in Barranco, an historic district now home to lively cafés and galleries. Enjoy a special tour and dinner at the famed Larco Museum. Meals B+D
  • Day 3 - Fly to Cuzco

    Tour Cuzco’s Colonial landmarks. At the Casa Concha Museum, you’ll see the Machu Picchu artifacts that were returned by Yale University 100 years after their excavation. Overnight in a specially oxygenated room at the Jw Marriot. Meals B
  • Day 4 - To Machu Picchu

    Delight in the timeless scenery of the Sacred Valley as you journey by rail with Yaki, our engaging Andean Trip Leader. Ascend to Machu Picchu c and tour the Lost City as Yaki illuminates the history of the Inca. Spend the night at the exclusive Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, the only hotel adjacent to Machu Picchu! Meals B+L+D
  • Day 5 - Lost City at sunrise

    With the privileged location of our lodge, you’ll have first access to the Lost City early this morning to experience the mountain citadel before other visitors have even arrived! Return to Cuzco by train and settle in to your oxygenated room at the JW Marriot. Meals B+L
     
  • Day 6 - Discover Cuzco

    Explore Cuzco c from its Colonial landmarks to the Temple of the Sun and Sacsayhuaman. At the Almudena Cemetery and San Pedro Market, Yaki offers rich insight into enduring cultural traditions. Meals B
  • Day 7 - Fly to Quito, Ecuador

    Fly to Quito and transfer to Plaza Grande, our 15-suite boutique hotel. Dine tonight at Belle Époque overlooking Plaza de la Independencia. Meals B+D
  • Day 8 - Excursion to Otavalo

    Journey to the highland town of Otavalo, stopping at the Middle of the World monument on the Equator. At the Indian Market, you’ll see locals in traditional garb who are here to sell their finely made crafts. Visit a family-run rose farm and enjoy lunch at an authentic Hacienda. Meals B+L
  • Day 9 - Colonial Quito

    Your tour of Quito c begins with its Colonial-era landmarks. Meet the owners of a family-run millinery that has produced fine Panama hats for generations and visit Chez Tiff, a boutique chocolate shop that makes confections from local cocoa, herbs and fruits. Meals B
  • Day 10 - Embark your Galapagos voyage

    Fly to Baltra Island and travel into the Santa Cruz highlands, home to giant Galapagos tortoises. In Puerto Ayora, board our deluxe expedition ship La Pinta for the start of your cruise through the Galapagos Islands c. Enjoy dinner and a briefing with our shipboard naturalists. Meals B+L+D
  • Day 11 - Two uninhabited isles

    A morning excursion in our panga boats is a great way to observe the Nazca and blue-footed boobies that nest on the shores of Eden Islet. Reef sharks and frigatebirds also inhabit the area. After lunch, go ashore on Chinese Hat Islet, home to marine iguanas, sea lions and penguins. Meals B+L+D
  • Day 12 - Ashore on Bartolomé + Santiago Islands

    Ascend Bartolomé Island for sweeping views and venture by panga boat around Pinnacle Rock. In the afternoon, explore Sullivan Bay, famous for its sinuous Pahoehoe lava formations. The beach here is ideal for swimming and snorkeling. Meals B+L+D
  • Day 13 - Genovesa Island

    Genovesa Island is celebrated for its diverse birdlife including red-footed boobies, yellow-crowned herons, and lava gulls. In the morning, your guided nature walk winds along the trails at Darwin Bay. After lunch, you’ll explore Prince Philip’s Steps, lava cliffs that provide habitat for Nazca boobies, storm petrels and the elusive short-eared owl. Meals B+L+D
  • Day 14 - Fly to the mainland for departure

    Disembark for your included flight to Guayaquil or Quito where you can connect to your homeward flight. Or extend your stay with us in Ecuador. Meals B

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    Standard Cabins

    The stylish 24-cabin La Pinta is a deluxe and intimate yacht-style cruiser, the only Galapagos vessel with floor-to-ceiling windows in every stateroom! Enjoy wonderful meals with your fellow guests in the congenial single-seating dining room, an inviting lounge with panoramic windows and a fitness room. The ship also offers complimentary wifi and snorkeling gear, and comes with its own sea kayaks and a glass-bottom boat.

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Our Small Group Sojourn includes...

+ Extensive sightseeing and naturalist guided shore excursions with all entry fees
+ 28 meals: 14 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 7 dinners
+ 9 nights in our 5-star hotels and resorts including oxygenated rooms in Cuzco.
+ 4-nights in an outside stateroom with floor-to-ceiling windows aboard our deluxe expedition ship, the 24-cabin La Pinta
+ All on-tour transportation including all airport transfers and 5 internal flights
+ Port charges, National Park fee and the required Galapagos Transit Control Card
+ Luggage handling, all hotel taxes and service charges and all airline taxes, fees and fuel charges for your 5 included flights

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6/29/2019
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7/12/2019 $9999 $9699
 
7/27/2019
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8/10/2019
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9/7/2019
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9/21/2019
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Ask about international air service on LAN, including business class. See your travel agent or call us for current international airfare associated with this program. We offer both economy and business class fares. Prices are in U.S. currency and are per person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted. Availability is limited.

Extra nights are available before or after your tour.

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  • James from PA gives this tour 

    All the hotels, tours, guides, food, and travel connections were superb. This was an awesome trip and the every person involved in our tours did a fantastic job.


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    Date Traveled: 5/4/2019

  • Gloria from PA gives this tour 

    Great guides and awesome experience! We saw and did a lot of amazing things. Everything was handled smoothly and the hotels and meals were wonderful. The Pinta and Galapagos were my favorite- I am so happy that I did this once in a lifetime trip!


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    Date Traveled: 5/4/2019

  • Sue from MD gives this tour 

    The tour guides were extremely knowledgeable about the history, architecture, geography, and wildlife of the sites we visited. They knew how to ensure we saw the full range of the animals we expected to see and many more. We enjoyed the variety of daily excursions and found we were able to get enough exercise and enough rest. The accommodations and meals were outstanding. We were always well taken care of and guided expertly through all the airports, trains, buses, and ships.


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    Date Traveled: 3/23/2019

  • Lynn & Larry from TN gives this tour 

    The best parts were Jackie our tour guide, temple of the sun in Cuzco, Basilica Cathedral in Cuzco and Machu Picchu.


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    Date Traveled: 2/22/2019

  • Richard from WA gives this tour 

    We were well taken care of with transfers, transportation etc.


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    Date Traveled: 10/7/2018

Yakelin... Our Andean Trip Leader

Yaki, a Cuzco native, traces her passion for Inca history to early childhood trips to Machu Picchu and the years she spent working there with the resident archaeologist. Our guests love her deep knowledge and capacity to inform and enthrall.

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