Galapagos & Peru Adventure Overview

Visit South America and travel to the Galapagos Islands, Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia. Visit Quito, San Cristobal, Lima, the Inca Trail, Cuzco and the Amazon Jungle.

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Take an adventure tour through Ecuador, Galapagos, Peru and Bolivia.

Visit South America and travel to the Galapagos Islands, Peru, Ecuador, and Bolivia. Amazing wildlife, both on land and underwater, is the drawcard of the remote Galapagos Islands. Discover unique creatures, as well as the island's outstanding natural beauty, by foot, boat and bike. Back on the mainland, enjoy the delights of Peru - from the tough but rewarding Inca Trail to the joy of interacting with friendly locals and experiencing cities full of colour, energy and passion.

  • Get acquainted with Quito's dizzying altitude
  • Bike around San Cristobal
  • Explore the Galapagos Islands
  • Scale a volcano on Isla Isabela
  • Snorkel through underwater worlds
  • Meet near-extinct Galapagos tortoises
  • Hike Peru's iconic Inca Trail

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Quito, Ecuador
  • Finish:

    La Paz, Bolivia
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 12
  • Meals:

    21 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 9 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Camping (with basic facilities) (3 nts), Homestay (1 nt), Hotel (10 nts)
  • Transport:

    Bicycle, Boat, Bus, Minibus, Plane
  • Included activities:

    4-day Inca Trail trek and Machu Picchu guided tour, Coca Museum, Isla San Cristobal - kayak rental, Lake Titicaca boat tour & homestay, Leader-led walking tour, Quito - Leader led walking tour

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    1075kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    The international flight from Quito to Lima on day 10 of this trip is not included in the price of the trip.You should purchase it in conjunction with your international flights. A single supplement is available on this trip. On the following nights the single supplement is not available: Days 11-12 Amazon Jungle Days 15-17 Inca Trail Day 21 Lake Titicaca Inca Trail permits are sold on request basis only. Once deposit is paid and passport details provided, Intrepid will endeavour to secure a permit for you. If Inca Trail permits are unavailable by the time you book, you can opt to hike the Inca Quarry Trail instead. The Inca Trail closes in February to allow cleaning and restoration works. If the trek portion of your trip starts in February you will be automatically booked to hike the Inca Quarry Trail. Should you choose not to hike at all, please let us know in writing at the time of booking so alternative arrangements can be made. Without this prior warning, local fees may apply. Important information regarding new regulations and booking procedures for the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.

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Galapagos & Peru Adventure Summary

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Day 1 Quito

Arrive in Ecuador and explore picturesque Quito on foot.

Days 2-3 Isla San Cristobal

Fly to the Galapagos Islands and cycle around Isla San Cristobal, stopping at the Interpretation Center to learn the history of the Galapagos.

Days 4-6 Isla Floreana/Isla Isabela

Glimpse dolphins and albatross on the way to Isla Isabela, via Isla Floreana. Scale the Sierra Negra volcano, visit a breeding centre for the giant tortoise and see the convict-built Wall of Tears.

Days 7-8 Isla Santa Cruz

Greet the day kayaking in pristine waters in search of the Galapagos penguin and other wonderful creatures, before making tracks to Isla Santa Cruz. Visit the interesting and informative Charles Darwin Research Station to meet the breeds of tortoises and land iguanas brought back from the brink of extinction, then head to the white sands of Tortuga Bay to swim and see the quirky marine iguanas playing in the breakers.

Day 9 Quito

Farewell the Galapagos Islands and return to the mainland of Ecuador.

Day 10 Lima

Fly to Peru and enjoy an orientation walk of Lima.

Days 11-12 Amazon Jungle

Fly to Puerto Maldonado then travel by motorised canoe into the dense forest of the Amazon.

Day 13 Cuzco

Enjoy free time in charming Cuzco.

Day 14 Sacred Valley/Ollantaytambo

Visit a local community in the Sacred Valley then journey to the ancient town of Ollantaytambo.

Days 15-18 Inca Trail/Machu Picchu/Cuzco

Hike with a local guide across high plateaux and through cloud forests to stunning Machu Picchu.

Day 19 Cuzco

Get reacquainted with Cuzco.

Days 20-22 Puno/Lake Titicaca

Travel to Puno on the shores of Lake Titicaca. Visit the floating Uros Islands and enjoy a homestay.

Days 23-24 La Paz

Hit the streets of La Paz to celebrate this incredible journey.
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