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Machu Picchu & Galápagos Holiday

Walking meets wildlife as you explore the grandeur of Peru's Andes with your private guide, then meet fearless wildlife on a small-boat Galápagos cruise.

From Machu Picchu to the Galápagos Islands, this is a journey between two of the world's most iconic destinations. Experience every moment, not as part of a crowd, but as our guests - it's the least we can do for two such extraordinary places.

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Itinerary

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Day 1 - Arrive Lima and relax

Arrive in Lima, capital of Peru. You have an early flight to Cusco in the morning so for simplicity and ease you stay overnight close to the airport.
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Day 2 - Arrive in Peru's Sacred Valley

Fly to Cusco, where you meet your guide, who'll be with you for the week. Travel into the heart of the Sacred Valley with a stop for lunch and a visit to the hilltop Inca fortress of Pisac.
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Day 3 - Experience local traditional life

Spend today in the company of your guide getting to know how people live in the Andean villages. Explore a local market, drink chicha with the locals, and have dinner with a local family.
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Day 4 - Walk to remote Inca sites

Visit the ruins of Ollantaytambo before the crowds arrive and walk along old mule tracks through rural countryside following a dramatic river canyon to a far lesser-visited Inca ruin.
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Day 5 - Arrive at Machu Picchu at its quietest

Walk the one-day, ‘Royal’ Inca trail. Arrive at Sun Gate on foot, take in your first views of iconic Machu Picchu in the quiet of the afternoon, when most most visitors have left for the day.
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Day 6 - Visit Machu Picchu with your guide

Enjoy a relaxed morning in the village, then spend the afternoon with your guide exploring the remarkable citadel of Machu Picchu, the most enchanting and dramatic of the Inca sites.
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Day 7 - Visit a weaving co-operative and walk across the plains

Visit a women's weaving co-operative before walking across the high altitude grasslands towards an Inca staging post high above the city of Cusco.

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