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2017 Machu Picchu & the Galápagos

Peru: Lima, Cuzco, Machu Picchu • Ecuador: Galápagos, Quito

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16 Days from only $6395 including international airfare

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Galapagos

Witness the drama and beauty of animal life in the Galápagos.

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Peruventure

Tap into the vibrant pulse of the Peruvian landscape and people in this moving portrait of daily life.

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My City: Bogota

Catch a glimpse of contemporary Bogota, where centuries-old tradition meets modern flair.

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A Secret Waterfall: Gocta

Meet the locals who preserve the land around Peru’s Gocta waterfall, but won’t step foot on it.

Courtesy of David Conover & Paul Villanova
Travelogue: Ecuador 1949

In 1949, amateur filmmaker Watson Kintner traveled to Ecuador and captured raw footage of Quito. See the timeless scenes that endure even today, and notice the hints of global culture that were arriving in Ecuador even then.

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$6395
16 DAYS
$400/DAY
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15 DAYS FROM $5495 Small Ship Adventure Only
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Find the Adventure That’s Right for You

Our Activity Level rating system ranks adventures on a scale of 1 to 5 to help you determine if a trip is right for you. See the descriptions below for more information about the physical requirements associated with each rating.

Activity Level 1:

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Easy

Travelers should be able to climb 25 stairs consecutively, plus walk at least 1-2 miles over some uneven surfaces without difficulty. Walks typically last at least 1-2 hours at a time. Altitude can range from zero to 5,000 feet.

Activity Level 2:

1 2 3 4 5

Moderately Easy

Travelers should be able to climb 40 stairs consecutively, plus walk at least 2-3 miles over some uneven surfaces without difficulty. Walks typically last for at least 2-3 hours at a time. Altitude can range from zero to 5,000 feet.

Activity Level 3:

1 2 3 4 5

Moderate

Travelers should be able to climb 60 stairs consecutively, plus walk at least 3 miles over some steep slopes and loose or uneven surfaces without difficulty. Walks typically last for 3 or more hours at a time. Altitude can range from 5,000 to 7,000 feet.

Activity Level 4:

1 2 3 4 5

Moderately Strenuous

Travelers should be able to climb 80 stairs consecutively, plus walk at least 4 miles over some steep slopes and loose or uneven surfaces without difficulty. Walks typically last for 4 or more hours at a time. Altitude can range from 7,000 to 9,000 feet.

Activity Level 5:

1 2 3 4 5

Strenuous

Travelers should be able to climb 100 or more stairs consecutively, plus walk at least 8 miles over some steep slopes and loose or uneven surfaces without difficulty. Walks typically last for 4 or more hours at a time. Altitude can range from 10,000 feet or more.

Private Adventures

Thinking about planning an adventure for a special occasion with your family? Or perhaps you want to celebrate with a group of your friends by traveling to a new destination? Whatever your reason, O.A.T. can help you tailor your experience with your family and friends when you reserve your own Private Adventure—helping you create a truly special adventure.

Here are some of the benefits of taking this trip as a Private Adventure:

  1. Travel in an exclusive group of friends or family members
    It’s always enjoyable to share your favorite travel memories with your loved ones—so imagine experiencing these unforgettable moments with those closest to you, like discovering unique wildlife of the Galápagos Islands—such as inquisitive sea lions and blue-footed boobies—while cruising aboard a small ship exclusively chartered for our group.
  2. Get personal, one-on-one time with your local Trip Leader
    Your Trip Leader will be dedicated to your group, offering local insights, adding unique firsthand perspectives, and ensuring each trip is personalized to your group’s needs. They want to make sure your adventure is one to remember as you gain deeper insight into Peru’s ancient history and rich cultures thanks to their locall knowledge.
  3. Tailor your adventure to your preferences
    Spend more time doing what interests your group most at the speed that fits your comfort level. For example, if you’d like to spend more time at Machu Picchu witnessing the mystical Incan ruins, your Trip Leader can help to arrange that for your group.
Group Size Approximate additional cost
4-6 $5400 per person
7-9 $2200 per person
10+ $900 per person

How do you arrange a Private Adventure?

It’s simple: You choose the people you travel with. You choose the departure date. You choose the size of your group. O.A.T. does the rest.

Your lifelong memories are only a phone call away: Call us toll-free at 1-800-353-6262, press 3

 This program is available on new reservations only, and cannot be combined with any offer within 60 days to departure or with our Group Travel program. The additional cost of a Private Departure is per person, on top of the departure price and varies by trip. Private Departures do not include any changes or additions to our standard itineraries. Age restrictions may apply. Ask your Group Sales Team for details. Additional taxes and fees will apply. Standard Terms & Conditions apply. Every effort has been made to present this information accurately. We reserve the right to correct errors.

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