Two icons of wildness and culture in one grand expedition

Embark on a sweeping adventure that encapsulates all the wildness of Galápagos balanced with the cultural and historic experiences of Machu Picchu & Peru's Land of the Inca. You’ll explore Galápagos in depth aboard the 96-guest National Geographic Endeavour II, a fully-equipped expedition ship with tools for exploration. Encounter abundant wildlife—snorkel with sea lions and hike the highlands among giant tortoises. Then journey to contemporary Lima and historic Cusco, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Overnight at Machu Picchu and and enjoy the luxury of a second day with options like an early hike out to the iconic Sun Gate, the final checkpoint on the Inca Trail.

  • Have up-close encounters with Galápagos wildlife and explore the undersea, too

  • Benefit from 50+ years of experience and relationships in Galápagos to see all you came for and more

  • Explore fabled Machu Picchu, royal sanctuary of Inca Pachacuti, over two days

  • Discover Cusco’s array of cultural influences and explore the Sacred Valley of the Inca

  • Explore the massive Inca stone fortress of Ollantaytambo

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Duration

16 Days

Price

From $13,760 per person

Dates

Year Round

Next departure

8/6/2021

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Galápagos, Peru

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In one grand expedition experience all the wildness of Galápagos and the sublime archaeological wonder of Machu Picchu. Experience the wildlife of Galápagos, legendary for its uniqueness and lack of fear, allowing you the rare experience of being treated as an equal in the wild world. See its endemic species and explore the undersea. Then discover the culture and history of Peru and the iconic ruins of Machu Picchu. Throughout you’ll explore with a top team of naturalists and historians who add layers of insight and interest to everything you do.

2021

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Guayaquil (Quito), Ecuador

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Lima, Peru

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2022

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Guayaquil (Quito), Ecuador

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Cusco, Peru

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In one grand expedition experience all the wildness of Galápagos and the sublime archaeological wonder of Machu Picchu. Experience the wildlife of Galápagos, legendary for its uniqueness and lack of fear, allowing you the rare experience of being treated as an equal in the wild world. See its endemic species and explore the undersea. Then discover the culture and history of Peru and the iconic ruins of Machu Picchu. Throughout you’ll explore with a top team of naturalists and historians who add layers of insight and interest to everything you do.

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