Galapagos & Peru Adventure Overview

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    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $5,540
      CAD $5,615
      AUD $5,830
      EUR €4,055
      GBP £3,490
      NZD $6,910
      ZAR R53,065
      CHF FR4,995
    • Extras tool tip
      USD $100 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
      USD $10 Galapagos Transit Card Fee
      USD $5 Isla Isabela Port Fee
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $5,655*
      CAD $5,739*
      AUD $5,957*
      EUR €4,139*
      GBP £3,566*
      NZD $7,046*
      ZAR R54,287*
      CHF FR5,096*
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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

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 12
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    21 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 9 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Camping (with basic facilities) (3 nts), Homestay (1 nt), Hotel (17 nts), Jungle Lodge (2 nts)
  • Transport:

    Bicycle, Boat, Canoe, Plane
  • Included activities:

    4 or 3 days trek and Machu Picchu guided tour, Coca Museum, Isla Isabela - Flamingo lagoon visit, Isla Isabela - Giant Tortoise Breeding Centre, Isla San Cristobal - Interpretation Center, Isla San Cristobal - Leon Dormido visit, Isla Santa Cruz - Charles Darwin Research Centre, Isla Santa Cruz - Tortuga Bay visit, Sierra Negra Volcano

  • 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. Note that the first meeting of the second part of this trip takes place in Lima at 2pm on day 10, so preferably please book an early flight out of Quito. 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.

  • Trip price from

    USD $5,540
    CAD $5,615
    AUD $5,830
    EUR €4,055
    GBP £3,490
    NZD $6,910
    ZAR R53,065
    CHF FR4,995
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    Extras

    USD $100 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
    USD $10 Galapagos Transit Card Fee
    USD $5 Isla Isabela Port Fee
    Price information
  • Total price from

    USD $5,655*
    CAD $5,739*
    AUD $5,957*
    EUR €4,139*
    GBP £3,566*
    NZD $7,046*
    ZAR R54,287*
    CHF FR5,096*
    *
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  • Per day from:

    USD $235
    CAD $239
    AUD $248
    EUR €172
    GBP £148
    NZD $293
    ZAR R2,262
    CHF FR212
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Day 1 Quito

Quito is a cultured city with a wonderous Old Town, a dynamic nightlife and atmospheric streets showcasing Ecuadorian life in all its splendour.

Days 2-3 Isla San Cristobal

The eastern-most island in the Galapagos, a variety of seabirds nest on Isla San Cristobal, including blue-footed boobies, red-footed boobies and frigates.

Days 4-6 Isla Floreana/Isla Isabela

A highlight of any Galapagos cruise, Isla Floreana is rich in natural wonders and wildlife, including seabirds such as boobies, pelicans and frigates. Discover the quirky maritime history of Post Office Bay. The largest island in the archipelago, Isla Isabela was formed by five giant volcanic craters, all of which are still considered active.

Days 7-8 Isla Santa Cruz

Isla Santa Cruz is home to the Charles Darwin Research Station The station's visitor centre and museum are essential stops for anyone interested in the archipelago's natural and human history, and keen to learn more about conservation efforts to preserve the unique ecosystems of the Galapagos. It also offers visitors their best chance for close-up encounters with giant tortoises.

Day 9 Quito

Stretched out along a central Andean valley under the gaze of Volcan Pichincha, Quito is one of the most attractive cities in South America.

Day 10 Lima

Lima is a large, fascinating hotchpotch of architectural styles, coastal scenes, world cuisines, impressive museums, traditional culture and modern arts and nightlife.

Days 11-12 Amazon Jungle

Located on the Tambopata River near Puerto Maldonado, our eco-friendly lodge is the perfect base for expeditions into the jungle and encounters with the magnificent fauna and flora.

Day 13 Cuzco

Cuzco is the gateway to Machu Picchu and a city with majestic architecture, impressive ruins, a lively town centre and cultural significance around every cobblestone corner.

Day 14 Sacred Valley/Ollantaytambo

The Sacred Valley was once the heartland of the Inca Empire and now contains picturesque villages and impressive archeological sites. Located in the Urubamba Valley, the city of Ollantaytambo is an incredible archeological site and the starting point of the classic Inca Trail trek.

Days 15-18 Inca Trail/Machu Picchu

Winding around mountains, through valleys and up steep slopes, the iconic Inca Trail is a series of beautiful vistas and challenging hikes all the way to Machu Picchu. Built sometime in the 15th century and rediscovered in 1911, the staggering ruins of Machu Picchu were thought to be an estate for the Incan emperor, Pachacuti.

Day 19 Cuzco

A World Heritage site set among red-green hills with ruins scattered close by, Cuzco is impressive in every way - be it history, culture, nightlife or architecture.

Days 20-22 Puno/Lake Titicaca

Puno is a colourful town on the Peruvian shores of Lake Titicaca, expect to see traditionally dressed locals, chaotic markets and, if lucky enough, even dancing in the streets. Crossing the border of Peru and Bolivia, Lake Titicaca is the largest lake in South America and has some fascinating islands and hefty-sized frogs living within its waters.

Days 23-24 La Paz

Built in a canyon, the unique and bewtiching city of La Paz is filled with steep, cobbled streets, fascinating markets, evident tradition and captivating sights.
    • 24
    • GGSYC
    • 4.61 out of 5
    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $5,540
      CAD $5,615
      AUD $5,830
      EUR €4,055
      GBP £3,490
      NZD $6,910
      ZAR R53,065
      CHF FR4,995
    • Extras tool tip
      USD $100 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
      USD $10 Galapagos Transit Card Fee
      USD $5 Isla Isabela Port Fee
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $5,655*
      CAD $5,739*
      AUD $5,957*
      EUR €4,139*
      GBP £3,566*
      NZD $7,046*
      ZAR R54,287*
      CHF FR5,096*
      *
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