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Ancient Maya Guatemala

Cultural, Relaxing Retreats, Eco, Sustainable & Green Travel

5.0 | Excellent | 32 Reviews
11 Days
$ 155 per day
Type: Vacation / Holiday Package
Lodging:
Basic - 2 star

Basic - 2 star Lodging LevelYou'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Guatemala, Tikal
From
$ 1,700

Highlights

  • Discover the highlights of the ancient Maya civilization
  • Take an amazing boat ride through Rio Dulce national park
  • Enjoy the benefit of natural hot springs
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Archaeological Wonders of Southern Italy and Sicily  tour

Cultural

4.0 | Great | 2 Reviews
10 Days
$ 620 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Italy, Amalfi Coast, Sorrento
From
$ 6,195

Highlights

  • Gain special access to the excavations of Pompeii with a local expert and peer into the crater of Mount Vesuvius alongside a volcanologist.
  • Gaze at the spectacular mosaics of the Villa Romana del Casale and descend into fascinating catacombs in Palermo.
  • Visit eight UNESCO World Heritage sites, from the dramatic Amalfi Coast and ancient Syracuse to the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento.
  • Hike through a landscape transformed by lava on Mount Etna and enjoy breathtaking views of Taormina and the coast.
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Choquequirao Trek and Machu Picchu

Cultural, Hiking & Walking

4.9 | Excellent | 79 Reviews
12 Days
$ 268 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Strenuous

Strenuous Physical LevelFull day hiking or trekking over medium to long distances. Moderate expectation of physical fitness.

Visits: Peru, Cusco, Lima, Machu Picchu
From
$ 3,221

Highlights

  • Explore traditional markets and colonial churches in Cusco
  • Trek to Choquequirao, an Incan ruin site only accessible by foot
  • Visit a textile market and interact with locals in the Sacred Valley
  • Rise early to watch the sunrise over Machu Picchu
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Enchanting Peru tour

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife

4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
11 Days
$ 182 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Peru, Andes Mountains, Cusco, Inca Trail, Lake Titicaca, Lima, Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo, Puno, Sacred Valley, Urubamba
From
$ 1,999

Highlights

  • Board on rail to see Machu Picchu
  • Visit the world renowned and colorful Indian market in Pisac 
  • Enjoy a guided walking tour around Cuzco
  • Visit lake Titicaca
  • Embark on an unforgettable boat journey to explore the magnificent scenery and fascinating life on and around the lake. 
  • Visit the floating islands of the Uros Indians
  • Enjoy a guided afternoon tour of both colonial and modern Lima
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Spectacular Scotland tour

Cultural

4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
11 Days
$ 254 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Scotland, United Kingdom, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Scottish Highlands
From
$ 2,799

Highlights

  • Visit fascinating Edinburgh Castle
  • See the St. Andrews Castle (Fife)
  • Enjoy watching Glamis Castle (Angus)
  • Glenkinchie Distillery (East Lothian)
  • See the Stirling Castle
  • Vis t to awesome Loch Ness (Highlands)
  • See the Urquhart Castle (Highlands)
  • Iona Abbey & Iona Nunnery
  • Duart Castle (Isle of Mull)
  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery (Glasgow)
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Inca Trail Trek tour

Cultural, Trekking & Expeditions

4.9 | Excellent | 97 Reviews
4 Days
$ 259 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Extreme

Extreme Physical LevelHigh intensity hiking, trekking, mountain climbing, cycling. May experience dramatic changes in altitude. Extreme activities included.

Visits: Peru, Cusco, Inca Trail, Machu Picchu
From
$ 1,037

Highlights

  • Visit the village of Huayllabamba
  • Experience 2-hours hike leads to Intipunku (Gate of the Sun) which overlooks the awesome Machu Picchu
  • Enjoy the climb magnificent views of the mountain ranges.
  • Visit the Runkuraqay and Sayacmarca ruins
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Incredible India tour

Cultural

4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
8 Days
$ 162 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: India, Amber Fort, Delhi, Fatehpur Sikri, Jaipur, Jama Masjid, Rajasthan, Taj Mahal
From
$ 1,299

Highlights

  • Visit Memorial to Mahatma Gandhi in old Delhi
  • See the Red Fort (Delhi)
  • Visit Taj Mahal (Agra)
  • See the Agra Fort
  • Enjoy an elephant ride to Amber Fort (Jaipur)
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Peru by Land and Water tour

Nature & Wildlife, Overland Journeys

4.9 | Excellent | 97 Reviews
15 Days
$ 318 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Peru, Cusco, Iquitos, Lima, Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo
From
$ 4,767

Highlights

  • Explore Lima
  • Visit the ruins o Visit the ruins on your own or explore Aguas Calientes
  • Explore the walls, stairways, temples and terraces of Machu Picchu.
  • Visit the colorful Pisac market where you'll be able to trade with locals for a variety of handicrafts
  • Explore the heart of Amazon River on board of the Amatista River boat.
  • Visit the Pacaya-Samiria Reserve, Peru's largest national park
  •  Explore Iquitos
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Machu Picchu & Galapagos Cruise tour

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife, Small Ship Cruise

4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
16 Days
$ 375 per day
Type: Small Ship Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Ecuador, Peru, Cusco, Galapagos, Guayaquil, Inca Trail, Lima, Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo, Sacred Valley, San Cristobal, Santa Cruz Island, Santiago, Urubamba
From
$ 5,999

Highlights

  • Visit to Sacred Valley
  • Explore fascinating Machu Picchu
  • Opportunity to cruise along Galapagos Islands
  • See the exiting Church of San Francisco (Lima)
  • Plaza de Armas (Lima)
  • Discover Equator (Quito)
  • Visit Church of San Francisco (Quito)
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5 Day Cusco and Overnight in Machu Picchu Tour

Cultural

5.0 | Excellent | 7 Reviews
5 Days
$ 119 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Peru, Cusco, Inca Trail, Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo, Sacred Valley
From
$ 595

Highlights

  • Enjoy the city of Cusco and its surrounding archaeological sites, its rich culture, variety of food and ancient history.
  • Tour around the typical Peruvian villages and Inca agriculture places in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
  • Discover the Machu Picchu town Aguas Calientes and relax in the local hot springs.
  • Enter the magnificent Machu Picchu, one of the 7 wonders of the world.
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Led by a professional local guided
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