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Incas & islands: Machu Picchu and Galapagos tour
14 days from £8,150pp
Explore the buzzing former Inca capital of Cuzco.
See the beautiful scenery and colourful markets of the Sacred Valley.
Visit Machu Picchu, the jewel in the Inca crown.
Get up close to the fearless Galapagos wildlife.
- Sacred Valley
- Machu Picchu
- The Galapagos Islands
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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Day 1 International outbound flight
International outbound flight
Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Lima.
Day 2 Cuzco
Day 3 Cuzco
Day 4 Sacred Valley
Full day trip to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. You will visit the impressive ruins at Pisac and Ollantaytambo as well as a colourful market. Overnight in the Sacred Valley.
Day 5 Machu Picchu
Day 6 Cuzco
Day 7 Quito
Day 8 Quito
Day 9 The Galapagos Islands
Transfer to the airport in time for your flight to the Galapagos Islands. Here you will be met by a representative of your boat who will take you to your awaiting vessels. Afternoon excursions in the Galapagos.
Day 10 The Galapagos Islands
Today you'll explore Santiago (James) Island, starting with Buccaneer's Cove, a hiding place for passing pirates and sailors in the 18th and 19th centuries. The cliffs here are clustered with seabirds. In the afternoon, you'll take a moderate guided walk, keeping a lookout for marine iguanas and sea lion colonies.
Day 11 The Galapagos Islands
Today your first stop is at Rábida (Jervis) Island, known for its iron-rich reddish beaches. Here you can snorkel, take short strolls along the beach, and visit a brackish lagoon where flamingos gather. Look out for marine iguanas, mockingbirds and Darwin's finches. In the afternoon you'll hike to the summit of Bartolomé Island before having a chance to take a glass-bottomed boat trip. Galapagos Penguins are often seen here.
Day 12 The Galapagos Islands
A day in Genovesa, a remote northerly island swarming with birds such as storm petrels, frigate birds and Nazca boobies. You'll climb to the top of the cliffs via the Prince Phillip Steps and take a short guided walk. In the afternoon, there's an optional walk over slightly more demanding terrain.
Day 13 International return flight
Day 14 International return flight
International return flight
Arrive home today to complete your journey.
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