Through the Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu

In 1911 American explorer Hiram Bingham discovered the stone terraces of Machu Picchu on an expedition sponsored by Yale University and the National Geographic Society. Follow in his footsteps. Explore this archaeological wonder for yourself. See daybreak from the Sun Gate. Descend into the city to walk through the ruins. And discover so much more in the land of the Inca: Ollantaytambo, the vast Sacsayhuamán Fortress, and Cusco, the oldest inhabited city in the Americas, with a rich heritage of Pre-Inca, Inca, colonial, and Republican cultures.

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(4) Peru Itineraries

Peru

Exploring Peru: Land of the Inca

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Length

8 days

  1. Year Round

From

$6,200

Prices are per person

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Highlights

Peru

Exploring Peru: Land of the Inca

Length

8 days

  1. Year Round

From

$6,200

Top Highlights

  • Stay at the historic 31-room Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, just steps from Machu Picchu, to explore the site over two days
  • Linger in Machu Picchu long after day-trippers have left as the sun begins to set
  • Discover Cusco’s array of cultural influences and explore the Sacred Valley of the Inca with a National Geographic expert
  • Explore the massive Inca stone fortress of Ollantaytambo
  • In Lima enjoy a private lunch and musical performance with insights from an ethnomusicologist on the stories and history of the songs

Special Offers

  • COMBINE & SAVE

    Book by July 31, 2021, and save 10% when you combine your Peru expedition with a voyage to the Upper Amazon. New bookings only.

Galápagos

Peru

Galápagos Aboard National Geographic Endeavour II + Peru's Land of the Inca

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Length

16 days

  1. Year Round

From

$13,760

Prices are per person

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Galápagos

Peru

Galápagos Aboard National Geographic Endeavour II + Peru's Land of the Inca

Length

16 days

  1. Year Round

From

$13,760

Top Highlights

  • 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

Special Offers

  • FREE ROUND-TRIP AIR ON SELECT DATES

    Book by July 31, 2021, for FREE ROUND-TRIP economy group airfare from Miami to Galápagos/Lima to Cusco on select 2021 and 2022 departures. Upgrade to Business Class to Guayaquil starting at $750, subject to availability. All offers are valid for new bookings only, must be ticketed by Lindblad Expeditions and are subject to availability at time of booking. In the case that offered Miami flights are no longer available, Lindblad reserves the right to issue a credit. Baggage fees may be additional.

Galápagos

Peru

Wild Escapes

Wild Galápagos & Peru Escape

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Length

10 days

  1. Year Round

From

$7,190

Prices are per person

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Galápagos

Peru

Wild Escapes

Wild Galápagos & Peru Escape

Length

10 days

  1. Year Round

From

$7,190

Top Highlights

  • Soak in the scenery and culture of the Sacred Valley of the Inca
  • Journey between Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu by Inca Rail
  • Remain into the late afternoon at fabled Machu Picchu
  • Voyage aboard the 48-guest <i>National Geographic Islander</i> with a team of naturalists
  • Maximize your time in Galápagos with options to hike, Zodiac cruise, and snorkel every day

Special Offers

  • FREE AIRFARE ON SELECT DATES

    Book by July 31, 2021, for free round-trip air from Ecuador to Galápagos on select 2021 and 2022 departures. Baggage fees may be additional. Based on economy group flights that must be ticketed by Lindblad Expeditions.

  • GET THE GROUP ON BOARD! SAVE 10%

    Book by July 31, 2021, to save 10% when traveling as a group of 6 or more people on select departures. Take advantage of these great savings while enjoying traveling with your friends and family. Valid for new bookings only, subject to availability, not applicable on extensions, and may not be combined with other offers. Call for details.

Amazon

Peru

Special Ships

Wild Escapes

New Wild Peru Escape: Amazon & Machu Picchu

Special Offers

Length

9 days

  1. Feb
  2. Apr
  3. Aug
  4. Oct

From

$7,990

Prices are per person

Special Offers (1)
Highlights

Amazon

Peru

Special Ships

Wild Escapes

New Wild Peru Escape: Amazon & Machu Picchu

Length

9 days

  1. Feb
  2. Apr
  3. Aug
  4. Oct

From

$7,990

Top Highlights

  • Explore iconic Machu Picchu with a full day to explore the extensive archeaological site with hand-picked guides
  • Sail the headwaters of the mighty Amazon River aboard the splendid <i>Delfin II</I>, venturing out daily in narrow, nimble skiffs that are able to explore the tributaries rife with wildlife
  • Explore the Sacred Valley of the Inca, including the Temple of the Sun, as well as Cusco’s magnificently ornate 17th-century cathedral on the Plaza de Armas
  • For two nights, use the Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo as your base camp. Its Andean-style casitas are set along a reserve with 300 species of orchid

Special Offers

  • GET THE GROUP ON BOARD! SAVE 10%

    Book by July 31, 2021, to save 10% when traveling as a group of 6 or more people on select departures. Take advantage of these great savings while enjoying traveling with your friends and family. Valid for new bookings only, subject to availability, not applicable on extensions, and may not be combined with other offers. Call for details.

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Expedition Highlights

Venture to the Sun Gate, the final checkpoint on the way to the archeological wonder, and watch daybreak before descending into the mountaintop city—a peak travel experience. It is the culmination of a perfectly paced week. You’ll explore an extraordinary melting pot of Peruvian history and culture, firmly rooted in Amerindian and Spanish traditions, with influences from Africa, Asia, and Europe as well. See the architectural achievements of the Incan empire. And the decorative arts: pottery, textiles, jewelry, and sculpture that reveal the sophistication of their artisans. Discover firsthand how the past echoes through contemporary life. Expert guides are personable, engaging travel companions. They introduce you to the art, music, and cuisine of this remarkable country. And each night your active days end at a succession of gracious and elegant hotels.

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To come out here [to Machu Picchu] in the morning and be by yourself and see these tremendous ruins, you can’t place a value on that.

David M.

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Peru is utterly fascinating—the mysterious ruins of Machu Picchu in the new world rival the Valley of the Kings in Egypt.

Sven-Olof Lindblad

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