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Embark on a journey through the heart of the Andes Mountains, where each step is a stride back in time to the days of ancient civilizations. Our 66 archaeological site visits invite you to uncover the mysteries and marvels of South America's illustrious past during 2024. Traverse paths once walked by Inca royalty, witness sunrises that illuminate Machu Picchu in golden hues, and engage with living cultures that maintain centuries-old traditions amidst bustling local markets. Over 5 to 17 days, these tours offer not just hiking but an array of activities including village visits and market explorations, starting at just $1,250 to $27,265. To weave your own story into the tapestry of history with Adventure Life's expertly guided experiences through awe-inspiring landscapes and remnants of empires long passed, contact one of Adventure Life's tour specialists for help planning your next seamless trip.
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Hiking to Machu Picchu on the Inca Trail
$2,243
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Short Inca Trail Hike To Machu Picchu

7 Day Itinerary
  • Explore Cusco
  • Watch the sunrise at Machu Picchu
  • Visit Sacsayhuamán
  • Hike the Inca Trail
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Hiking, Local Market Visits
Activity Level:
Challenging
Experience the wonders of Peru's ancient Incan Empire on this popular highlights tour that includes one day on the famed Inca Trail. Wander Cusco's cobblestone streets, bustling markets and enchanting temples, experiencing the vibrant traditional culture of this Andean city. Visit the …
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Machu Picchu Clouds
$1,671
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Machu Picchu by Train

7 Day Itinerary
  • Watch the sunrise over Machu Picchu
  • Explore Cusco with a local guide
  • Tour the ruins of Ollantaytambo
  • Visit a local textile market
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Local Market Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the great ruins of Machu Picchu and wander through village markets where ancient traditions live in the hearts of the Andean people. One of our most popular Peru tours, the journey also includes the important Inca ruins of Sacsayhuamán, Pisac, and Ollantaytambo. Spend two days …
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Machu Picchu at sunrise
$3,008
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Classic Inca Trail

10 Day Itinerary
  • Trek the classic Inca Trail
  • Explore the highlights of Cusco
  • Visit several Inca ruin sites
  • Watch the sunrise over Machu Picchu
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Camping, Hiking, Local Market Visits
Activity Level:
Challenging
Walk in the footsteps of the Inca on one of the world's oldest pilgrimages on our classic Inca Trail tour. This 10-day trip which spends 4 days hiking the 26 mile long Inca Trail trek is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. You'll hike up to 13,800 feet in altitude passing Inca ruins and …
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Cotopaxi volcano in Ecuador
$1,880
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Ecuador North to South

8 Day Itinerary
  • Hike on Cotopaxi Volcano
  • Take a train over Naríz del Diablo
  • Explore the ruins of Ingapirca
  • Visit a unique mangrove forest
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Hacienda Visits, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Ecuador offers visitors some of the most stunning natural beauty and cultural diversity on the continent. Wander the cobblestone streets of colonial Cuenca, tasting new foods and bargaining with local vendors. Spend three nights discovering the cultural diversity of the highlands from Cotopaxi to …
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Enjoying a mountain bike ride
$4,064
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Sacred Valley & Lake Titicaca Multisport

12 Day Itinerary
  • Whitewater raft the Urubamba River
  • Bike past lakes, farms, & villages
  • Trek the Queñua Sundur Valley
  • Kayak around Lake Titicaca
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, Camping, Hiking, Homestays, Local Market Visits, Village Visits, Whitewater Rafting
Activity Level:
Moderate
Whitewater raft the Urubamba River, mountain bike Chinchero, hike out-of-the-way Inca trails near Machu Picchu, and kayak Lake Titicaca on this 12-day trip. Named after the famous Manco rulers of the Inca empire, this multisport adventure offers the chance to visit the famous sites of Peru while …
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Hiking Machu Picchu
$2,423
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Incas and Rainforest

Machu Picchu & Amazon - 10 Day Itinerary
  • Watch for wildlife as you canoe
  • Take a night hike though the Amazon
  • Discover the ruins of Machu Picchu
  • Observe traditional weaving
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Local Market Visits, Rainforest Exploration, Village Visits, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore Peru's vast jungle with a 3 night stay in the Peruvian Amazon. Next explore Cusco, the Sacred Valley of the Incas, and the great ruins of Machu Picchu on a fully guided Peru tour. Wander through village markets where ancient traditions live on in the hearts of the Andean people. Visit …
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Local woman at Lake Titicaca
$3,396
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Highlights of Peru & Bolivia

14 Day Itinerary
  • Tour Cusco's largest open market
  • Visit Sun and Moon Islands
  • Discover Machu Picchu
  • Climb El Calvario for great views
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Local Market Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the best of the Inca culture on this main highlights tour of Peru and Bolivia. Wander through Cusco markets, explore the Sacred Valley, and take part in a Machu Picchu tour before continuing on to Lake Titicaca for a taste of Bolivia travel. This is a leisurely-paced culturally-focused trip …
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Llama at Machu Picchu ruins
$6,931
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Islands and Incas

Galapagos & Machu Picchu - 15 Day Itinerary
  • Explore magical Machu Picchu
  • Visit the Inca terraces of Moray
  • Photograph iguanas & sea lions
  • Wonder at volcanic landscapes
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Land & Sea Exploration, Local Market Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the Inca ruins of Machu Picchu and the the enchanted islands of Galapagos on one amazing all-inclusive tour. While in Peru, tourMachu Picchu, exploring the massive ruins then wander through village markets where ancient traditions live on in the hearts of the Andean people. Visit the …
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Playing a charango at the local market in Otavalo, Ecuador
$3,811
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Andes and Amazon

15 Day Itinerary
  • Explore the colonial city of Cuenca
  • Visit the homes of local weavers
  • Hike through the shadowed jungle
  • Raft down the Jatunyacu River
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, Hacienda Visits, Horseback Riding, Land Tours, Local Market Visits, Rainforest Exploration, Spa Relaxation, Whitewater Rafting, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Ecuador offers visitors some of the most stunning natural beauty and cultural diversity on the continent. Wander the cobblestone streets of colonial Cuenca, tasting new foods and bargaining with local vendors. Spend three nights discovering the diversity of the rainforest from your jungle lodge and …
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Watch the afternoon sunlight glow on the walls of Machu Picchu on your Peru tour
$3,040
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Machu Picchu by Train with Luxury Hotels

7 Day Itinerary
  • Watch the sunrise over Machu Picchu
  • Explore Cusco with a local guide
  • Tour the ruins of Ollantaytambo
  • Visit a local textile market
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Local Market Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Our classic Machu Picchu trip with luxury accommodations. Tour the great ruins of Machu Picchu, and wander through village markets where ancient traditions live on in the hearts of the Andean people. Visit the important Inca ruins of Sacsayhuamán, Pisac and Ollantaytambo, and spend two days …
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Ahu akivi plataforma ceremonial
$2,031
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Discover Easter Island

5 Day Itinerary
  • Visit ancient funeral site
  • Explore Ovahe Beach
  • Visit the most important Moai sites
  • View the quarry where Moai were cut
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Travel to the world's most isolated bits of land in the world. The Easter Island is best known for its huge stone statues, called Moai, which were carved by the island's original inhabitants the Rapa Nui. The island is actually a mound of consolidated lava and ash from three submarine …
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We couldn't get enough of the rainbow!
$1,986
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Discover Peru

Machu Picchu & Lake Titicaca - 9 Day Itinerary
  • Learn Inca history at Machu Picchu
  • See Lake Titicaca's floating island
  • Visit prominent Inca sites
  • Tour the colonial city of Cusco
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Local Market Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore Lake Titicaca, a geographic landmark at the crossroads of the Andes and the Andean plateau and the world's highest navigable and South America's largest lake. Visit Machu Picchu and wander through village markets where ancient traditions live on in the hearts of the Andean people. …
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Couple looks out over Machu Picchu
$1,931
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Inca Trail Express

5 Day Itinerary
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Camping, Hiking
Activity Level:
Challenging
The 4-day Inca Trail trek is an exciting, high mountain experience where we climb up to 4200 meters (over 13,000 feet!), passing glacier covered peaks and descending into lush, green cloudforest before arriving at the Gate of the Sun and the fabled ruins of Machu Picchu. Spend the rest of the day …
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Salkantay Horseback Ride
$4,990
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Salkantay Ride To Machu Picchu

7 Day Itinerary
  • Explore Quillarumiyoc's culture
  • Enjoy horseback ride to Soraypampa
  • Witness snow-capped peaks
  • Pass through coffee plantations
Starts / Ends:
Cusco / Cusco
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Hiking, Horseback Riding
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set off on a 7-day horseback riding tour from Salkantay to Machu Picchu, taking in the breathtaking scenery and ancient culture.Begin by visiting the Quillarumiyoc archaeological site before heading to Mollepata village for a farm-to-table lunch and insights into local agriculture. Meet your trusty …
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Llamas in Machu Picchu
$3,052
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Classic Salkantay Trek

Via Hidroelectrica - 9 Day Itinerary
  • Travel the Salkantay Trail
  • Visit local communities
  • Explore Machu Picchu
Starts / Ends:
Cusco / Cusco
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Camping, Hiking, Land
Activity Level:
Challenging
This 5-day trekking route leading to Machu Picchu is a less traveled alternative to the Inca Trail. The Incasconsidered Salkantay to be one of the main deities controlling weather due to its location.The stunning views of Salkantay and Lake Humantay are highlights on this trek. Start hiking from …
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Colorful Peruvian dancers at a parade
$1,750
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Living Legacy of Ancient Peru

Cusco & Huilloc - 6 Day Itinerary
  • Discover wonders of Peru
  • Explore Historic sites of Cusco
  • Experience life at Huilloc
  • Experience Machu Picchu
Starts / Ends:
Cusco / Cusco
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Land, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the distinctive history and culture of Peru with six fascinating days exploring its main attractions including an immersive homestay experience. Explore Cusco, known for its Inca history, impressive archaeological centers, and its beautiful colonial heritage seen in its churches and …
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Puerto Natales, Patagonia
$11,500
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Exploring Patagonia’s National Parks From Puerto Montt to Tierra Del Fuego

17 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Discover Chiloé's culture
  • Explore Pumalín Park
  • Spot wildlife in Golfo de Corcovado
  • Journey through Coyhaique
Starts / Ends:
Puerto Montt / Santiago
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set sail on a 17-day cruise, exploring Patagonia's National Parks from Puerto Montt to Tierra Del Fuego aboard the National Geographic Resolution. Embark in Puerto Montt. Experience Chiloé's culture and visit the UNESCO World Heritage wooden churches. Explore Pumalín's …
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Machu Picchu
$4,283
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Lodge-Based Machu Picchu Multisport Adventure

Small Group Departure - 9 Day Itinerary
  • Hike from Cusco to Sacsayhuaman
  • Experience biking or zipline
  • Horseback ride in Sacred Valley
Starts / Ends:
Lima / Machu Picchu
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Kayaking, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Challenging
Join this 9-day lodge-based Machu Picchu multisport adventure. Arrive in Lima and explore Cusco's markets and weaving traditions. Enjoy a scenic hike to Sacsayhuaman and activities at Lake Piuray. Journey to Maras for biking or ziplining, then to Huacahuasi for hiking options. Experience Totora …
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