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The Best of Ancient Peru

Tour Dates: October 2021 in the planning stages (15 days)

Tour Leader(s): Jo Burkholder ,

This tour is in the planning stages for the October 2021 departure.  To be notified before others when the tour is available and to receive a detailed brochure, contact us at 800-748-6262 or aia@studytours.org.

Discover many of Peru’s greatest archaeological sites on this custom-designed, well-paced itinerary with archaeologist Jo Burkholder. Spend your days exploring the archaeologically-rich northern coast and spectacular mountain landscapes. See magnificent ancient sites, a variety of museums, and picturesque villages and cites.

Highlights include two visits to Machu Picchu; the impressive Inca fortress of Sacsayhuaman; ruins of the Inca town of Ollantaytambo; the renowned Moche tombs of Sipán at Huaca Rajada; and the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Lima, Cuzco, and Chan Chan, one of South America’s largest pre-Columbian sites. Relax at your 4- and 5-star hotels, conveniently located so you can explore the local culture, with three nights each in Chiclayo, the Sacred Valley, and Cuzco. Travel with a maximum of just 15 guests.

Tour Prices Per Person (14 nights)

Double Occupancy $TBA
Single Supplement (limited availability) $TBA

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Itinerary


Day 1 – Fly to Lima, Peru
Day 2– Lima: Historic center, Larco Museum, welcome lunch | Fly to Trujillo
Day 3 – Huacas del Sol/de la Luna | Chan Chan | Trujillo
Day 4 – Huaca Cao Viejo | San Jose de Moro | Zaña | Chiclayo
Day 5 – Ferrenafe: Sican Museum, Tucume Pyramids | Mórrope | Chiclayo
Day 6 – Lambayeque: Museum of Royal Tombs of Sipán  | Sipán | Chiclayo
Day 7 – Fly to Cuzco | Ollantaytambo | Urubamba
Day 8 – Moray | Maras | Chincheros | Urubamba
Day 9 – Pisac | Wayra Ranch | Urubamba
Day 10 – Ollantaytambo | Train to Aguas Calientes | Machu Picchu | Aguas Calientes
Day 11 – Machu Picchu
Day 12- AM at leisure | Train to Ollantaytambo | Cuzco
Day 13 – Cuzco: City tour, Casa Concha Museum | Sacsayhuaman | Cuzco
Day 14 – Tipon | Piquillaqta | Raqchi | Cuzco | Farewell dinner
Day 15- Fly to Lima | Fly home

 

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This tour is in the planning stages for the October 2021 departure.  To be notified before others when the tour is available and to receive a detailed brochure, contact us at 800-748-6262 or aia@studytours.org.

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