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Good
13 reviews
Starts
Lima
+18 Destinations
Andes Mountains
Ends
Lima
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Highlights

  • Soak up the sights and sounds of the remarkable Peru
  • Learn to cook delicious Peruvian meal and then enjoy it
  • See penguins, birds & sea lions on the Ballestas Islands
  • Head to the Sacred Valley and view Ollantaytambo ruins
  • Hike the Inca Trail and see Machu Picchu in the Andes
Age range
12 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Train & Rail, Boat, Plane
Physical Rating
Active
Travel style
Discovery, Adventure, Historical
Operator
National Geographic ...
Start and end in Lima! With the discovery tour Inca Explorer National Geographic Journeys, you have a 15 day tour package taking you through Lima, Peru and 14 other destinations in Peru. Inca Explorer National Geographic Journeys is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Lima
  2. Day 2: Lima/Paracas (1B)
  3. Day 3: Paracas/Nazca (1B)
  4. Day 4: Nazca (1B, 1D)
  5. Day 5: Nazca/Arequipa (1B, 1L)
  6. Day 6: Arequipa (1B, 1L)
  7. Day 7: Arequipa/Cusco (1B)
  8. Day 8: Cusco/Urubamba (1B, 1L)
  9. Day 9: Urubamba/Aguas Calientes (1B)
  10. Day 10: Aguas Calientes/Cusco (1B)
  11. Day 11: Cusco (1B)
  12. Day 12: Cusco/Puno (1B)
  13. Day 13: Puno (1B, 1L)
  14. Day 14: Puno/Lima (1B)
  15. Day 15: Lima (1B)

Travel guide

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What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Additional Services

13 Reviews

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Good
62%
Average
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  • Written on October 31, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    While I loved Peru, and Yur our guide was excellent, the accommodations were of poor quality in sketchy and often inconvenient locations.

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  • Inca Explorer National Geographic Journeys reviewer 2
    Written on October 14, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    An excellent experience for my very first group tour. Rudy, our CEO, is very much informed and shared a lot about his country. He always go out of his way to help and guide all of us in the group. He is very much patient to everyone. Kudos GAdventures... Read more

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  • Written on October 11, 2019
    3.5 - Good

    The tour did what we wanted but there were too many bus rides meaning we lost two full days. We had a coo but he was there just to heard onto a bus, we had guides at each stop which we then had to tip on top. Meaning the cost went up and we had little... Read more

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  • Written on September 26, 2019
    3.5 - Good

    The hotels were average, for me the worst one was the hotel in Cusco (this hotel has 2 type of rooms - the updates ones are nice, the non updated rooms are really below average). For this type of tour I would have prefer to take a flight from Cusco to... Read more

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  • Written on September 21, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    Jubar was our CEO and he was an absolute delight, definitely a 5-star rating from me! He did all he could to make our days work well and to help everyone with any big or small issues that cropped up. He really did treat us like we were his family. I knew we... Read more

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  • Written on July 24, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    The itinerary was excellent and we very much enjoyed the changes of location. The pace was good and we were able to get enough rest to continue every day. The guide was excellent and without his help in various situations we would have been at a loss.... Read more

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  • Written on June 27, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    The contents of the itinerary was good, but some parts need to be changed due to a strike happening during our trip in Peru. Also, a dinner originally included in the description was not provided on the trip. The tour members were great, and we had a lot of... Read more

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  • SS
    Written on May 3, 2019
    3.0 - Average

    The sites, activities, and food on this tour are excellent. If you enjoy history and visiting archeological sites you will have a great vacation. Unfortunately, our guide was less than average on our tour. Things that he should or should not have done... Read more

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  • JM
    Written on April 9, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    Well organised tour and extremely interesting country to visit. Learnt a lot.

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  • MF
    Written on January 28, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    We were delighted with the trip. We saw so much in a limited period of time. Hats off to Harry for organising everything so well.

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    Wonderful! Thank you Michael!
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    About the countries

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    Vaccinations

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Typhoid
    Recommended for Peru. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for Peru. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Tuberculosis
    Recommended for Peru. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Peru. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    Rabies
    Recommended for Peru. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    Yellow fever
    Recommended for Peru. Ideally 10 days before travel.

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    Location
    Start and end in Lima.
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    Payment(s)
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 2,708 km.
    • Lima (Peru)
    • 226 km
    • Reserva Nacional De Paracas (Peru)
    • 26 km
    • Reserva Nacional Islas Ballestas (Peru)
    • 199 km
    • Nazca (Peru)
    • 404 km
    • Arequipa (Peru)
    • 324 km
    • Cusco (Peru)
    • 24 km
    • Sacred Valley (Peru)
    • 26 km
    • Pisac (Peru)
    • 48 km
    • Ollantaytambo (Peru)
    • 17 km
    • Urubamba (Peru)
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