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Inca Encounter

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Inca Encounter

Travel to South America and tour Peru on an eye-opening sojourn from the depths of the Amazon to the heights of the Andes. Visit Lima, explore ancient Cusco, see the lush Sacred Valley and Ollantaytambo, and marvel at the wonder of Machu Picchu. Offering an up close look at Peru's diverse attractions, this is an unforgettable trip at a relaxing pace. Discover ancient cultures, natural wonders, welcoming locals and vibrant modern life as you journey through the homeland of the Incas.

Activities
  • Lima - Guided tour of San Francisco Monastery including The Catacombs
  • Complimentary Airport Arrival Transfer
  • Cusco - Leader-led orientation walk
  • Cusco - Full Boleto Turistico Pass (access to 16 archaeological sites, transport & guides not included)
  • Cusco - Chocolate Museum Visit & Hot Chocolate
  • Sacred Valley - Community visit & lunch
Highlights
  • Descend into the vast catacombs beneath Lima on an underground tour. This is a side of Peru's capital not many people have seen
  • Marvel at ancient Incan architecture throughout the fertile Sacred Valley, before discovering the mother of all Incan cities, Machu Picchu. Enjoy a guided tour of the ruins and free time to explore on your own
  • Experience the untouched world of the Amazon rainforest. Stroll along jungle trails on the lookout for monkeys, parrots, otters and caiman, and sleep in a nature lodge lit by candles and kerosene lamps
  • Enjoy plenty of free time in Cusco to discover the city's colonial and Inca architecture
Interests
  • Adventure and Active
About Intrepid Travel
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We get it – travel’s a big decision. It’s not every day you fly across the world to wander the souks of Marrakech or enjoy a dreamy Angkor sunrise. But for us, it’s been our everyday for the past three decades (whew, we’re old). Let’s just say we know what travellers really want: a balance of inclusions and free time, a mix of classic highlights and local secrets you won’t find on Google. And of course, an authentic real life experience.

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Nov 27, 2022 through
Dec 18, 2022
9 Nights from
$3,345.00 (USD)
Per Person
Various departures
6746850
Oct 09, 2022 through
Oct 18, 2022
9 Nights from
$3,363.00 (USD)
Per Person
7552200
Dec 25, 2022 through
Jan 03, 2023
9 Nights from
$3,475.00 (USD)
Per Person
7552161
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Itinerary

Day Destination
1 Lima
2 Amazon Jungle
3 Amazon Jungle
4 Cusco
5 Sacred Valley/Ollantaytambo
6 Inca Trail / Inca Quarry Trail or Train option
7 Inca Trail / Inca Quarry Trail or Train option
8 Inca Trail / Inca Quarry Trail or Train option
9 Machu Picchu/Cusco
10 Cusco
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.