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Macchu Picchu Galapagos Trip

  • Destination: Galapagos, Peru
  • Duration: 20 days

The below is only a sample itinerary. Contact us to discuss the scuba holiday that fits your time frame. Free Flights!

Trip Highlights:
– 11 Days in Ecuador
– 8 Days in Peru
– Covering all the ruins, monuments, islands in the area
– Well rounded trip focusing primarily on the major wildlife, marine life and ruins
– More days for extensive diving on Aggressor Liveaboard can be added to the package
– All international and domestic airfare included

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You must have heard or seen pictures of the Galapagos or Macchu Picchu online or in magazines. The Galapagos is where Charles Darwin developed his theory of evolution during the voyage of the Beagle. The Galapagos and Macchu Picchu are incredible places that offer history, culture and the environment from land to water. Most naturalists dream of visiting such remarkable places like the Galapagos and Macchu Picchu.

 

The Galapagos Islands are an archipelago of volcanic islands distributed on either side of the Equator in the Pacific Ocean, 926 km (575 mi) west of continental Ecuador, of which they are a part. On our Galapagos Islands and Macchu Picchu trip, travellers get to experience some truly mystical places like:

– The dazzling gold-covered La Compañía Church (you won´t believe your eyes!)

– Bustling San Francisco Square (as seen on National Geographic Explorer magazine)

– The various islands of the Galapagos

– The Giant Tortoise Breeding Centre

– The Estuary

– The Wall of Tears

– Tintoreras Islet where, white-tip sharks known as “tintoreras” come daily to rest on the bottom of the sea

– Sierra Negra Volcano

– Concha Perla

– Tortuga Bay Beach

– Sacred Valley

– Macchu Picchu National Park.

 

This is a trip unlike any other trip. It is filled with history, marine life and magnificent creatures.  On our Galapagos and Macchu Picchu vacation you won’t just be touring different sites, you will be hiking, trekking, snorkelling and scuba diving. Let’s also not forget the incredible food and culture of Ecuador and Peru that you will experience. If you don’t know any Spanish, it will seem like a second language to you by the end of this remarkable trip.

 

This is not your regular bus tour holiday that most tourists take. This is a trip that will truly take you into the heart of the Galapagos and Macchu Picchu filled with adventure, excitement and relaxation all in one. Don’t leave a trip like this too long especially at the great rates that we currently offer. Experience the Galapagos and Macchu Picchu today. CONTACT US FOR A FREE CONSULTATION 

 

Above Price Excludes
  • Single Supplement
  • Scuba Diving Equipment (Dive Computers are required)
  • Travel and Scuba Diving Insurance
  • Marine Park Fees
  • Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages
  • Tips
  • $2500
  • $350
  • $80 – $300
  • $70
  • $100
  • $20 per day

Day 1

Depart to Ecuador, Quito

Day 2

Welcome to Ecuador! Your guide will pick you up at the airport and take you to your hotel. Accommodation in Hosteria San Carlos (Tababela) in twin rooms.

Day 3

Transfer from the hotel to the airport with an English bilingual guide. Flight Quito-San Cristobal. Transfer from San Cristobal airport to Pimampiro Hosteria. Visit La Loberia where you can snorkel with sea lions! Accommodation in Pimampiro in twin rooms.

Day 4

Visit the interpretation Center, Tijeretas and Carola Point. Accommodation in Pimampiro in twin rooms​.

Day 5

Kicker rock tour visit. Accommodation in Pimampiro in twin rooms.

Day 6

Canoe from San Cristobal to Santa Cruz. Visit the highlands of Santa Cruz. Lunch in the highlands. G​o​ back to Puerto Ayora. Visit Tortuga Bay white sand beach (unique experience). Enjoy seeing giant turtles up close in their natural habitat. You will see one of the most beautiful sites in Puerto Ayora where you will go diving/snorkelling and see more wildlife. Accommodation in Villa Laguna in a twin room.

Day 7

Three-hour tour by boat around Bay Academy will give the wonderful opportunity to swim with sea lions and colorful fish in front of Camaño islet known as the sea lion. Have a meeting with blue-footed boobies perched on the cliffs that form channels of love, also you could see sharks against Franklin Bay. You can climb up to a vantage point to observe sharks and advance to the Dog beach where marine iguanas on the rocks are trying to warm up. Opuntia cacti and other arid plants, on the red and turquoise sea environment complete the stage for good photographs. Accommodation in Villa Laguna in a twin room.

Day 8

Bartolome Island tour​. Accommodation in Villa Laguna or similar in a twin room.

Day 9

After breakfast, travel to Baltra Airport. Return to Quito or Guayaquil and connection to Lima. Welcome to Peru! Upon arrival to Lima, your guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your San Antonio Abad Miraflores. You have the afternoon free to rest and stroll around town.

Day 10

This morning around 8:30 you will be picked up from your hotel lobby and you will begin your tour of the city, exploring the main churches and squares around the city. This is a half day group tour and you will have a free afternoon to explore on your own.

Day 11

When you are ready, you be brought back to the airport and get ready for your flight to Cusco. We will welcome you at the airport in Cusco and transfer you to your Rumi Punku Hotel. At 1:30 we will meet you at the hotel lobby to begin your private city tour visiting Sacsayhuaman, Quenqo, Pucapucara and Tambomachay.

Day 12

We saved your Sacred Valley tour for Sunday, which is the best day to visit. This will be a private full day tour which begins at 8.00 am from your hotel and visits Pisaq Market, Pisaq Ruins, lovely buffet lunch at Urubamaba, and ends at the Ollantaytambo ruins. You will then return back to Cusco to your hotel.

Day 13

We will pick you up at 5.00 am from your hotel to be driven for 1.20 minutes to the train head where you will enjoy your breakfast with a view of the amazing inca’s sacred valley, then after to get ready we will start our trek from near the village called Siwa at 3750 meters high above sea level, It will be 2 hours until we get the highest point called Inka Yupanqui Pass at 4050 meters, along the way there is great views of the sacred valley of the Incas, snow capped peaks and and the views of farmalands, great section to see lots of falcons, after the pass will be just 15 minutes down hill to get to the most amazing canyon of all the Inca trails called Puma Punko ( gate of the Puma ) this is a rocky canyon where the Inca trail with nice Inca bridges passes through , then it will be 1.30 minutes gradual down until we reach the Huchuy qosoq Inca site, Huchuy qosqo (little Qosqo) was the Palace of Wiraccocha king, you will get guided tour then a picnic lunch and later walk the last section of the trail 1.5 hours down hill in order to arrive to Lamay in the sacred valley where we take our Car to drive to Ollanta where we will visit the town and get dinner and 7.00 pm catch the train which is 2 hours drive until we arrive to Aguas Calientes town where we will stay at Waman Hotel

Day 14

After early breakfast we will take one of the first buses up to Macchu Picchu in order to enjoy the sun rise ( sunrise depends of weather conditions ) you will get 2 hours walking tour with your guide, then you will have plenty of free time to explore it on your own, Optional climb to Huayna Picchu extra $25, after all you will take bus back to the town around 1.00pm for lunch and take afternoon train which could be at 2.55 pm or 4:42 depending on train availability.

Day 15

After early breakfast, we will transfer you to the bus station where you will take the tourist bus, which takes a full day to Puno. You will enjoy stops along the way and visit some inca and pre-inca ruins with a guide. When you arrive to Puno, our representative will pick you up and transfer to your Hotel.

Day 16

We will pick you up from the hotel and transfer you to the lakes port and take a boat to the floating islands of Uros where you will have some time to explore around. You will then take a boat ride to the next island where you will stay with a local family. Tonight will be a basic accommodation but very memorable as you will be surrounded by a nice family and have the opportunity to see how the indigenous people of the lake lives. In the afternoon you will climb to the mountain to watch the sunset and party with locals.

Day 17

Early breakfast with the family and take a boat to the next islands called Taquile where you will learn about agriculture and textile of local people. You will return to Puno around 4:30pm and back to your hotel for the evening or we can bring you to the airport for your evening flight back to Lima.

Day 18

Flight back home.