WHY THIS TRIP
For those who want to see and do a lot, but don’t have a ton of time, this adventure combo is perfect. Hike, SUP, bike, kayak and snorkel your way across 3 diverse islands in the Galapagos Islands on this action packed 6-day multisport adventure, checking out the Galapagos’ iconic wildlife all along the way. Then explore the history of the Incas in Cusco, the Sacred Valley of the Incas by whitewater rafting, hiking, and mountain biking before finally hiking the last day of the Inca Trail to arrive to Machu Picchu on foot through the Gate of the Sun.
- Arrive to Machu Picchu on foot via the Gate of the Sun, even if permits are sold out for the full Inca Trail trek
- Full Day exploration of Machu Picchu
- Whitewater raft and bike your way through small towns and ruins of the Sacred Valley with your knowledgeable local guide
- Relax each night at a comfortable hotel
- Hike, bike, sea kayak, SUP, and snorkel your way through the Galapagos Islands
- Visit 3 different islands in the Galapagos
- Experience a true multisport adventure with top adventure guides and equipment
Starting in the Galapagos, you explore 3 different islands in six days. Kayak, SUP, snorkel, hike, and travel by boat to explore the iconic wildlife of the Galapagos Islands. Your adventure begin right away after landing in the Galapagos where you will be roaming with wild giant tortoises in the highlands of Santa Cruz Island. The exploration continues on three different Islands where you be seeing penguins, boobies, pelicans, sea turtles, white tipped reef sharks, marine iguanas, rays, tropical fish, and marine iguanas.
Next, you will travel to Peru to experience the best of Machu Picchu, Cusco, and the Sacred Valley, and who want to be active. Along with your local guide, you will tour the iconic sites in Cusco and the Sacred Valley, learning the fascinating history of the Incas and how local folks live in these amazing areas now. You’ll also get your thrills by rafting the Urubamba’s fun whitewater, cycling through the Sacred Valley, and hiking the 1-Day Royal Inca Trail to arrive to Machu Picchu on foot.
This journey lets you explore the best of Peru and the Galapagos while hiking, paddling, and peddling, all without the crowds.
LOCAL PERU OPERATOR: AMAZONAS EXPLORER
For more than three decades Amazonas Explorer has led high-quality trips and alternative adventures throughout South America. Based in Cusco, its professionally trained guides, cooks and support crew bring their passion and skills to the travelers they serve and, in turn, build rewarding careers for themselves. This talented staff of local experts is focused on providing you with safe and comfortable adventures, all centered on making your holiday as memorable as possible.
LOCAL ECUADOR OPERATOR: GALAKIWI
Galakiwi understands that visiting the Galapagos Islands is a once in a lifetime opportunity for most and they continually strive to make their trips a truly unforgettable experience. They offer trips that are not only fun, intriguing and challenging but also educational and intellectually stimulating. You will learn about the cultural and environmental uniqueness of the islands and understand what makes them more delicate than any other place on our planet. Galakiwi’s aim is to provide the highest standards of operational safety, program quality and service reliability possible. Their knowledge, experience, and commitment ensure that you will have an unforgettable experience from start to finish.