Geographically unique and strikingly cultural, Peru embodies the extraordinary. Formerly the heartland of the Inca Empire, Peru boasts panoramic Andean peaks, awe-inspiring indigenous culture, and more UNESCO World Heritage Sites than you can shake your camera at.
Follow the footsteps of Inca royalty to Machu Picchu with a local history expert, explore Cusco’s colonial crossroads, and learn how the ancestors of the Inca live through first-hand encounters with indigenous farmers, musicians, and artisans.
Experience the cultural, historical, and geographical grandeur of the Andes Mountains on this extraordinary adventure to Peru, the sacred land of the Inca.
Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley
- Explore Machu Picchu with an expert local guide
- Meet “The Last Inca” in the Sacred Valley with ethnomusicologist and Q’eros cultural expert Holly Wissler
- Learn about the intricate art of Andean hand weaving at a textile center with expert weaver Nilda Callañaupa
- Discover Cusco’s colonial cathedrals built atop former Inca structures, and savor the delicacies of Peruvian pisco with a local Pisquero
- Visit a local Andean chichería, and experience the day-to-day life of rural villagers on a walking tour of a remote potato-farming village
- Unearth thousands of years of Peruvian history at Ollantaytambo, Maras, Moray, and other pre-Columbian archaeological sites
- Eat like an Inca King, and spend your evenings at authentic luxury lodges that capture the traditional essence of Peru
Trip Price: (Before July 31st) $3,498.00 per person, (After July 31st) $3,998.00 per person
Type of Trip: Small Group Luxury with Set Departure Dates (6-14 travelers)
Length of Trip: 8 days/7 nights
2015 – 2016 Dates:
- Oct 3, 2015
- Apr 9, 2016
- May 14, 2016
- June 4, 2016
- Oct 15, 2016
Link to Expedition: Machu Picchu & the Sacred Valley
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