Awesome Trips

  • First-class 20 passenger sister yachts that offer active and very personalized tours due to a small guide to traveler ratio (1 naturalist per 10 travelers). Great guides, great itineraries, great service make these memorable trips, and these are the first boats in the Galapagos to have Stand Up Paddleboards on board.

    Trip Length: 8 Days
    Galapagos Islands
    20 passenger, First Class Yacht
    Activities: Wildlife viewing, naturalist walks, snorkeling, kayaking

  • This is the ultimate active Galapagos Islands and Machu Picchu adventure for the adventurous families. In 14 days you will experience the very best of Machu Picchu and the Cusco area with an itinerary built for families, including hiking, biking, chocolate making, participating in traditional barbecues, and visiting remote Inca ruins, including arriving on foot into Machu Picchu on the 1-Day Inca Trail trek. Next, you fly to the Galapagos Islands and the Machu Picchu to hike, bike, sea kayak and snorkel your way across 3 different islands.

    Trip Length: 14 Days
    Destination: San Cristobal Island, Isabela Island and Santa Cruz Island in the Galapagos Islands, and Cusco, the Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, and the 1-day Inca Trail in Peru
    Lodging: 3- and 4- Star Hotels
    Activities: Day hikes, sea kayaking, biking, snorkeling, Inca ruins, SUP’ing

  • Families who love to recreate outdoors will love the Galapagos Family Adventure. It is designed for family members of all ages to experience the Galapagos islands’ famous wildlife while paddling, hiking, biking, and snorkeling on three different islands together. Travel with other families to make sure everybody, kids and parents alike, has somebody to play with.

    Trip Length: 9 Days
    Destination: San Cristobal Island, Isabela Island, Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
    Lodging: Mid-range (3-star) lodges
    Activities: Family kayaking, mountain biking, hiking, snorkeling

  • Experience the best Inca sites on day hikes around Cusco, the Sacred Valley of the Incas, and Machu Picchu, then relax in in comfortable, local boutique hotels at night. You will experience Peru like no other tourists and you will even get to hike the last day of the Inca Trail to arrive to Machu Picchu on foot via the Gate of the Sun, just like the Incas did centuries ago.  World-class guides will entertain you and enhance your understanding of what you are seeing, giving you a very complete Inca Peru experience.

    Trip Length: 6 Days
    Destination: Cusco, the Sacred Valley, & Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Peru
    Lodging: 3-Star or 3-Star Plus Hotels
    Activities: Day hikes, Inca ruins

  • This community-owned, sustainable lodge provides a mix of wildlife viewing and cultural interaction near Yasuni National Park. Sani is rustic and remote, with fantastic wildlife viewing and some of the best birding in the Amazon Basin of Ecuador.

    Trip Length: 4 or 5 Days
    Destination: Yasuni National Park, Ecuadorian Rainforest
    Lodging: Simple, mid-level Rainforest lodge
    Activities: Wildlife viewing, naturalist walks, interaction with local community

  • 2017 Inca Trail Permits Are On Sale Now With Limited Availability. Book Now to Secure Your Trip Dates.

    Trek the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu after acclimatizing with hikes to ruins in Cusco and the Sacred Valley. The 5-day Inca Trail Trek allows you to hike and camp apart from most of the crowds who walk together on the 4-day trek, while giving you extra time to explore ruins and at Machu Picchu. Expert guides, cooks, and equipment make this a truly top-notch, complete experience, starting and ending at the Cusco airport.

    Length: 9 Days
    Destination: Machu Picchu, Inca Trail, Sacred Valley, Cusco, Peru
    Lodging: Comfortable camping, boutique 3- or 4-star hotels
    Activities: Trekking, Inca ruins
    Dates: Trips depart every Saturday, March – December

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