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The Sunken Temple
$1,311
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Ancient Cultures

7 Day Itinerary
  • Explore the city of La Paz
  • Tour Moon & Sun Islands
  • Climb El Calvario & enjoy the view
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Land, Local Market, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the local Bolivian culture on this quick visit to La Paz and the surrounding areas. Visit Tihuanaco Ruins as well as Sun and Moon Islands on Lake Titicaca. Explore Lake Titicaca, a geographic landmark at the crossroads of the Andes and the Andean plateau. This is South America's …
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Dancing, music and wonder at the Oruro Festival
$3,437
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Oruro Carnaval and Lake Titicaca

9 Day Itinerary
  • Explore Lake Titicaca
  • Enjoy the Parade of Dancers
  • Visit a working silver mine
  • Climb El Calvario to great views
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Festivals, Land, Local Market
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 9-day trip combines a trip to Oruro with visits to Tihuanaco and Lake Titicaca. Oruro’s Carnaval celebrations have made this mining town a colorful destination at the beginning of Lent for Bolivians and international travelers who come here for a pilgrimmage of dance, music, and …
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We couldn't get enough of the rainbow!
$1,727
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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 Sites, Land, Local Market
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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Observe the night sky over the Atacama desert
$2,931
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Chile Astronomy Adventure

8 Day Itinerary
  • Visit the Valley of the Moon
  • Explore the Atacama Desert
  • View the stars from the clear skies
  • Tour the city of La Serena
Starts/ Ends in:
La Serena / Calama
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Land, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the astronomical highlights of Chile, known as an astronomer's mecca, during this 8-day adventure. Visit some of the world's most technologically advanced observatories and stargaze beneath some of the clearest skies on earth. Begin your tour exploring the coastal capital of …
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The Cathedral in Cusco
$1,931
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Inti Raymi Festival

8 Day Itinerary
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Festivals, Land, Local Market
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people converge on Cusco from around the world to partake in the second largest festival in South America. Inti Raymi, the Festival of the Sun, is a weeklong celebration marking the beginning of the Incan New Year. This tour focuses on the festival and the days …
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Woman jumping! Salar de Uyuni
$1,500
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Uyuni and Colored Lagoons

4 Day Itinerary
  • View pink flamingos in the desert
  • See ancient mummies in the museum
  • Visit Uynui Salt Flats
Starts/ Ends in:
La Paz / La Paz
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Land
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Travel through the peculiar Salar de Uyuni terrain on this 4-day tour. Fly from Bolivia's capital, La Paz, to Uyuni, where the real adventure begins. The area is comprised of the world's largest salt desert and other unique geological formations such as caves full of petrified algae and …
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I'm a Sucker for Cute Lambs!  High Plateau, Arequipa
$756
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Arequipa & Colca Canyon with Homestay

4 Day Itinerary
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Homestay, Land, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
A version of our 4 day/3 night Arequipa and Colca Canyon extension including a one night homestay with a local family in the village of Sibayo. This is a unique opportunity for travelers wanting to experience the daily and communal life of a rural Peruvian village.
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Mirrored forest in the Amazon
$14,199
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Peruvian Amazon & Machu Picchu Exploration

15 Day Itinerary aboard Aria Amazon (Uni)
  • Explore Ucayali and Marañón Rivers
  • Machu Picchu trek
  • Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve
Starts/ Ends in:
Lima / Lima
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Fishing, Fly Cruise, Hiking, Kayaking, Land & Sea, Local Market, River Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Your adventure starts in Lima, where you’ll explore the colorful colonial architecture, the bohemian district of Barranco and the San Francisco Monastery. Journey into the Amazon on board theAria Amazon, a five-star ship designed for your Peruvian adventure.Your trip ends in the Andes …
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South Andean deer spotted on a Chile adventure tour
$5,200
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Cordillera & Andean Secrets

Guayaquil to Talcahuano - 14 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Explore the saltpeter mining towns
  • View the historic Arequipa's center
  • Visit the archeological zone
  • Discover pre-Columbian sites
Starts/ Ends in:
Guayaquil / Santiago
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Arrive at Salaverry that offers an opportunity to discover the ruins of Chan Chan, the largest adobe citadel of Pre-Colombian America and former capital of the Chimu kingdom. From the port of Callao near Lima, be able to visit the ancient city of Cusco, discovered in 1533 by the conquistadors, as …
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The scenic Peruvian Andes
$5,200
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Cordillera & Andean Secrets

Talcahuano to Guayaquil - 14 Day Itinerary aboard Le Boreal (CDP)
  • Discover the mysterious geoglyphs
  • View architectural heritage
  • Explore the Santa Catalina Convent
  • Visit Chan Chan from Salaverry
Starts/ Ends in:
Santiago / Guayaquil
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover Iquique and its exceptional historic center inherited from the Gold Rush. Not far, you will find Humberstone, a disused mining town. Next visit Arica, the ‘city of eternal spring’ where the climate is temperate and sunny year-round, is very popular for its beautiful beaches and …
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Dock going out into the crystal blue ocean
$5,670
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Central America Expedition

9 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Explorer
  • Explore the Darien Jungle by Zodiac
  • See the wildlife living in the park
  • Visit Gorgona Island's treasures
  • Enjoy bird-watching in Machala
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join the Silver Explorer on this 9-day expedition traveling across Central America from Colon to Guayaquil exploring the enigmatic land full of exotic plants, rare wildlife, and indigenous people, unburdened by modern life. After an exciting Panama Canal transit, set sail to discover this …
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Relax on the Bolivian altiplano at Kachi Lodge
$2,280
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Uyuni with Kachi Lodge

3 Day Itinerary
  • See llama farmers and their herd
  • Hike the towering Thunupa volcano
  • Biking across the salt flats
Starts/ Ends in:
Uyuni / Uyuni
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Biking, Hiking, Land, Wilderness Lodge
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The salar is a place of endless possibilities and you can experience the best of it during your stay with Kachi Lodge.During the rainy season, the salar turns into a thin lake where one can paddle, canoe out or simply enjoy a photographic session as clouds endlessly reflect on the surface of the …
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Skiff ride in the Amazon
$12,499
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Peruvian Rivers & Rainforest Discovery

11 Day Itinerary aboard Aria Amazon (Uni)
  • Wander through Barranco district
  • Stargaze on the “Enchanted Lake”
  • Visit the San Francisco Monastery
Starts/ Ends in:
Lima / Lima
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Fishing, Fly Cruise, Kayaking, Land & Sea, Local Market, Rainforest Exploration, River Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Your journey starts in the country’s capital, Lima. Known as the “City of Kings”, this melting pot of culture will captivate you from the first moment.From there, head to Iquitos, the largest city in the Amazon rainforest.Once you take to the waters of the Amazon rainforest, …
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Folk dancers in the Oruro Festival
$4,995
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Bolivia Backroads and Oruro Festival

13 Day Itinerary
  • Enjoy front row seats to the parade
  • Tour a working silver mine
  • Climb for views of the Salt Desert
  • Travel to the highest city, Potosi
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Festivals, Land, Local Market, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy this new combination trip between our classic Bolivia Backroads and the new Oruro Festival trips.This is a great opportunity to see the traditional cultures of Bolivia with the Oruro Festival and the Tarabuco Market. Spend two nights in Oruro during the weekend prior to Ash Wednesday to …
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Copacabana
$512
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Lake Titicaca with overnight in Copacabana

2 Day Itinerary
Activities:
History, Land
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Two day extension with an overnight in Copacabana. 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. According to legend, the son of Inti, the sun god, emerged as the first …
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Camping along the Inca Trail
$2,979
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Salkantay Trek with One Day Inca Trail Hike

9 Day Itinerary
  • Trek both Salkantay and Inca trails
  • Enjoy Salkantay views
  • Explore Machu Picchu
Starts/ Ends in:
Cusco / Cusco
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Camping, Hiking, Land
Activity Level:
Challenging
The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is combined with an alternative trek next to Salkantay Mountain rated among the best trekking trips in the world because of the exquisite beauty of its natural surroundings. It includes different ecological areas, from high deserts to the Andean tropical rainforest to …
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Llamas in Machu Picchu
$2,583
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Classic Salkantay Trek

Via Hidroelectrica - 9 Day Itinerary
  • Travel the Salkantay Trail
  • Visit local communities
  • Explore Machu Picchu
Starts/ Ends in:
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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Explore Bolivia's high country
$1,402
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Cordillera Real Trekking

9 Day Itinerary
  • Explore La Paz
  • Visit the Titicaca Lake
  • Trek along high alpine lakes
  • Admire unique Andean views
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Camping, Hiking, Land
Activity Level:
Ultimate
Begin your trekking adventure in Bolivia's capital, La Paz. Spend a day acquanting yourself with this city of contrasts, which features both ancient and modern structures. Spend the rest of your tour trekking through Cordillera Real, part of the Andes Mountains. Trek past high alpine lakes, …
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