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Program #3280RJ
13 Days | 12 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
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Wendy Wartes Jul 01, 2014 at 12:47 PM

Just signed up for the July 23, 2015 trip. Would love to connect with those going or who have been. What weather can we expect?
Ed Zawacki Jul 01, 2014 at 01:35 PM

I was on the June 5 -7 trip. It was great andfar exceeded my expectations. We basically had very good weather no rain. Lima seemed like a broken forcast to and cloudy. No sun in Lima. I the North warmer and sun. Cusco and the Sacred Valley get very cold at night and mornings ut warm up (wear layers).
Ed Zawacki Jul 01, 2014 at 01:35 PM

Lima 70 and cloudy

Ralph McCallum Apr 25, 2014 at 11:58 AM

My wife and I are participating in the June 5, 2014 trip and would be interested in any other participants
Ed Zawacki Apr 25, 2014 at 12:10 PM

My wife and I are also participating inthe June 5- June 17 trip. We live in the Atlanta, GA area. Our son who lives in Costa rica will also be participting and meeting us in Lima.

Stephen Yee Mar 05, 2014 at 12:06 PM

We just sign up for trip leaving April 24. Anyone else on this trip? We are ready for an amazing trip. From SFO connecting to DFW arriving at midnight.

Isabel Cole Feb 25, 2014 at 06:20 PM

Do we need hiking poles/sticks for this trip? thanks looking forward to a march

Charis VanEe Feb 24, 2014 at 08:25 PM

I did sign up for this trip leaving next week so see you all there! Charis
Sharon H Mar 03, 2014 at 07:00 PM

We look forward to meeting you!

Sharon H Feb 08, 2014 at 09:55 AM

We have read several Trip Advisor reviews on the hotels we'll be staying at and are a bit concerned about the noise levels described, particularly at the first three. Did anyone have issues with this on their trips?
Shelley Molnar Feb 08, 2014 at 10:02 AM

We took this trip in 2009. The Miraflores hotel is different from the one we stayed in, but the other two are the same. They were both wonderful. The one in Chiclayo has a lovely outdoor bar, and the Trujillo one is right on the square. I don't recall either being particularly noisy. It was a fantastic trip. if you get Victor as your guide, please tell him Shelley sends her best wishes.
Sharon H Feb 08, 2014 at 10:35 AM

Thanks. Victor is scheduled to be our guide, and I will pass on your best wishes.

Jerry Rumley Feb 04, 2014 at 09:35 PM

We got lost during our Cusco free time and had to flag down a cab to get us back to the hotel in time for our next excursion. Fortunately we were less than a mile from the hotel -- and didn't know it. Trying to walk fast in Cusco is difficult.

Florence Rigby Feb 04, 2014 at 04:26 PM

I am going on this program in March 2014. We will have a Sunday afternoon in Cusco at leisure. Any suggestions about your favorite places to visit in Cusco?
Wesley Clark Feb 04, 2014 at 08:00 PM

Some of us went to the Pre-Colombian Art Museum and others went to the town square and still others couldn't resist even more shopping.

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12 nights of accommodations
34 meals: 12 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 11 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
19 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
2 Performances
3 Flights during the program


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