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.

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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.

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Experience the cultural, historical, and geographical grandeur of the Andes Mountains on this extraordinary adventure to Peru, the sacred land of the Inca.

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Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley

Trip Highlights:

  • 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

For more information on this or any other offer please email [email protected].