21829
Peru
Two Worlds of Peru: The Inca Highlands and the Amazon
Experience the highs and lows of Peru as you explore Cusco and Machu Picchu up in the Andes and the Sacred Valley and tribal villages by riverboat down in the Amazon Basin.
Rating (4.96)
Program No. 21829RJ
Length
15 days
Starts at
5,499
Special Offer
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Flights start at
FREE

At a Glance

Experience two amazing worlds in one country on a journey that takes you high into the Andes and deep into the Amazon. First, learn how the Incas lived, farmed, communicated, worshiped and ruled as you explore Cusco, Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley. Then embark on a riverboat voyage that reveals the natural beauty, intriguing wildlife and tribal villages of the Peruvian Amazon.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Participants must be able to participate in 3-5 hours of physical activity daily. Archaeological sites have irregular terrain, little shade and steps without railings. Weather extremes pose an additional element of difficulty. Amazon field trips require getting in/out of tenders. Elevations up to 12,300 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Discover the “Lost City” of Machu Picchu high in the Andes plus other remarkable Incan ruins.
  • On a six-night riverboat voyage, experience the Amazon’s beauty and look for monkeys, dolphins and colorful birds.
  • Walk through Lima’s colonial center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Oscar Oviedo Velasco
Oscar Oviedo Velasco is a native Peruvian with extensive knowledge of his home country and region. He boasts many years of experience as a local expert and group leader. His expertise extends to Peruvian history and culture, and he is fluent in English and Spanish.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Oscar Oviedo Velasco
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