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Machu Picchu Tour Combined with a Galapagos Islands Cruise

Combine the natural wonders of the Galapagos Islands with the ancient mysteries of Machu Picchu

Combine the natural wonders of the Galapagos Islands with the ancient mysteries of Machu Picchu

5D/4N Cruise Tourist Superior: +$4,625 
First Class: +$5,045 
Cruise Ship: +$5,220 
Luxury Cruise: +$5,840 
6D/5N Cruise Tourist Superior: +$4,925 
First Class: +$5,270 
Cruise Ship: +$6,180 
Luxury Cruise:: +$6,740 
8D/7N Cruise Tourist Superior: +$5,375 
First Class: +$5,540 
Cruise Ship: +$6,270 
Luxury Cruise:: +$7,340 
Internal flights are not included in trip costs
Internal airfare: $1,295-$1,360 (subject to change)
Please for cruise itinerary and pricing specifics during your timeframe.
We can arrange this itinerary to either begin or end in Galapagos, depending on your preference. Additional cruise lengths of 6 days and 10-15 days are also available. for details.

Total Duration: 13+ days
This trip combines two of our most popular tours, exploring the mysterious lost city of Machu Picchu and cruising the famed Galapagos Islands. Your thrilling adventure takes you first to the bustling colonial town of Cusco, Peru to begin your Machu Picchu tour through the legendary Sacred Valley, stopping at villages and ancient Inca ruins along the way. A scenic train ride takes you to the magnificent ruins of Machu Picchu where you’ll spend two days exploring the captivating ruins and the majestic mountains that surround them. Then you’ll fly to the magical country of Ecuador to embark on a Galapagos cruise of the "Enchanted Isles" that inspired Darwin's theory of evolution. The islands' unique ecosystem sustains extraordinary plant and animal diversity, where visitors on Galapagos tours may observe wildlife close up and take amazing photos. The combination of these two world-renowned destinations makes for the South America adventure of a lifetime.
To arrange a private departure for the Machu Picchu Tour & Galapagos Island Cruise Custom Combo tour, please regarding details and private departure costs.

Itinerary for Machu Picchu & Galapagos Islands

GALAPAGOS & ECUADOR EXTENSIONS

Have more time to spend? Why not customize your trip with some of these trip extensions? Add extensions to the beginning or the end of your trip, or add to both ends.
GALAPAGOS & ECUADOR DAY EXTENSIONS
Quito City Scenic Tour (3hrs)
Quito City Tour + Museum (4hrs)
Quito City Tour at Night
Middle of the World (3hrs)
Quito City Tour + Middle (5hrs)
Papallacta Hot Springs (1D)
Rafting Rio Blanco (1D)
Mountain Bicycling (1D)
Otavalo Market (1D)
Otavalo & Hike Cuicocha Crater Lake (1D)
Otavalo & Kayak Tour on San Pablo Lake (1D)
Cotopaxi National Park (1D)
Bellavista Cloud Forest (1D)
GALAPAGOS & ECUADOR MULTI-DAY EXTENSIONS
Otavalo Market Tour (2D)
Cotopaxi Tour (2D)
Cotopaxi National Park & Banos Tour (2D)
Otavalo Market Tour at Hacienda Zuleta (3D)
Amazon River Rafting (3D)
Haciendas, Hot Springs & Volcanoes (4D)
Cuenca Extension Tour (4D)
CLOUD & RAIN FOREST LODGES & AMAZON RIVER CRUISES
Bellavista Cloud Forest Lodge (2D)
Sacha Lodge (4/5D)
Kapawi Ecolodge (4/5D)
Napo Wildlife Center (4/5D)
La Selva Jungle Lodge (4/5D)
Manatee Amazon River Cruise (4-8 Days)

PERU EXTENSIONS

Have more time to spend? Why not customize your trip with some of these trip extensions? Add extensions to the beginning or the end of your trip, or add to both ends.
PERU DAY EXTENSIONS
Lima City Tour
Lima Pre-Departure Tour
Lima Culinary Tour
Weaving tour from Cusco
Cachicata Day Hike
Moray - Maras
Cusco Countryside
Rafting from Cusco
Full Day Mountain Biking
PERU MULTI-DAY EXTENSIONS
Maras, Moray & Cachicata (2D)
Ica & Nazca (2D)
Ica/Nazca & Ballestas Is. (3D)
Lake Titicaca (3D)
Rafting the Apurimac (3D)
Arequipa & Colca Canyon (4D)
Mancora Beach (4D)
AMAZON ECOLODGES & RIVER CRUISES
Hacienda Concepcion (3-4D)
Posada Amazonas (3-4D)
Reserva Amazonica (3-4D)
M/V Aqua - Amazon River Expedition (4-8D)
M/V Aria - Amazon River Cruise (4-8D)
Delfin I - Amazon River Cruise (4-5D)

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2014 TRIP DATES

Departure dates depend on the duration of your Galapagos cruise and the boat of your choice. Please for more details.
2 person minimum / 8 maximum

INCLUSIONS / EXCLUSIONS

Included in tour cost
Meals as indicated
All hotel accommodations (twin shared basis)
All airport/hotel transfers
Entrance fees for all scheduled tours and archaeological sites (except Galapagos National Park)
Galapagos Cruise (Duration depends upon preference and availability)
English speaking certified guides
Southern Explorations pre departure services.
Excluded in tour cost
International airfare to Lima, Peru and from Quito, Ecuador
Domestic Airfare:
  • $1,295 - $1,360
  • includes Lima > Quito
    Quito < > Galapagos
    Lima < > Cuzco
airport taxes international (around $70) and local (around $5)
Galapagos National Park Entrance Fee ($100 Adult/$50 Child)
Tips and gratuities
Alcoholic beverages
Travel insurance
Continental breakfasts are included at all hotels. All other meals are not included unless specified in the itinerary.

PHYSICAL RATING

Moderate

ACCOMMODATION

Machu Picchu & Galapagos:
8 nights hotels
3-7 nights at sea

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT

Single Supplement is the additional cost of a single traveler not sharing a room in double occupancy. We will match you with another same gender traveler unless you request single accommodations.

Prices based on 3.5% cash discount