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The Galapagos Islands: Western Itinerary 2025

Nestled in the Pacific Ocean—at the confluence of three ocean currents—the Galapagos Islands are a haven for explorers, nature enthusiasts, and those seeking a profound connection with the natural world. Join us on a transformative expedition voyage through these enchanting islands to celebrate life's diversity and to witness firsthand the stunning display of nature's endless wonders.

Machu Picchu to the Galapagos 2025

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.

Grey Glacier in Torres del Paine National Park

Patagonian Frontiers: Argentina and Chile by Land & Sea

Enjoy the rare privilege of face-to-face encounters with two of the world’s last great frontiers: the majestic fjords and glaciers of Southern Patagonia, on a small-ship cruise; and the dramatic scenery of Torres del Paine on a three-night stay at the park. Along with visits to Buenos Aires and Santiago, we discover the remarkable diversity of South America.

Wonders of Peru, featuring an Amazon Cruise & Machu Picchu [on request]

From the Amazon’s unspoiled beauty to sophisticated Lima and magnificent Machu Picchu, unforgettable adventures await you on this exciting journey to Peru!

The Galapagos Islands: Western Itinerary 2024 [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.

Chilean Wonders: Lake District & Patagonia

From dynamic Santiago and the South’s serene lakes to Patagonia’s ice-blue glaciers and craggy mountains near the end of the world, revel in irresistible beauty on this perfect blend of Chile’s warm culture and wild nature.Early booking and full payment discounts may apply.

Blue footed booby and chicks. Galapagos

Wild Galapagos Escape

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.Few wildernesses are more iconic than Galápagos--the living laboratory that inspired Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection. Snorkel with acrobatic sea lions, go on a photo walk to capture up-close images of blue-footed boobies, or take a ride in a glass-bottom boat for a glimpse of colorful fish--explore your way, every day.

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