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South America

Wonders of Peru, featuring an Amazon Cruise & Machu Picchu

EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT: Book by Nov. 23 and save a total of $250 per person. From magnificent Inca ruins to sophisticated Lima and the lush Amazon Basin, explore the richness of Peru! Delight in a luxury cruise through the Amazon rain forest and discover the astonishing diversity of its wildlife on guided skiff boat rides and jungle hikes. In the Sacred Valley and Cusco, delve into Peru's remarkable Inca heritage, and ride by train through the Andes to explore magical Machu Picchu.

Taste of Chile: Culture & Cuisine

Join Dr. Laurence Michalak* for an enriching wine and culinary journey in Chile. Discover the vibrant South American spirit as you explore Chile's renowned wine regions and hear captivating stories shared by passionate local wine producers. From the bustling streets of Santiago to the quirky charm of Valparaiso and the tranquility of Santa Cruz, enjoy the delightful flavors, warm hospitality, and rich cultural heritage of this welcoming region.

The Galapagos Islands: Western Itinerary [on request]

Feel the thrill of encountering the flora and fauna that famously inspired Darwin—and in his footsteps, generations of nature lovers. The Galapagos Islands hold a central position in modern scientific and evolutionary history. In a place where human presence is relatively minimal, observe and photograph these remarkable species up close.

Photo credit Lindblad Expeditions

Galapagos Aboard the National Geographic Endeavour II

SPECIAL 10% GROUP SAVINGS: Save 10% on the cabin fare. Valid for new bookings only, subject to availability, may not be combined with other offers, and is not applicable on airfare or extensions.

Machu Picchu to the Galapagos [on request]

They rank as two of South America’s greatest treasures, and a small group tour is the natural selection for both: the enigmatic ruins at Machu Picchu, where we overnight at an intimate on- site hotel; and the fascinating Galapagos Islands, Darwin’s “living laboratory,” for a four-night island-based adventure.

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