Discover the enigmatic Nazca Lines. The 1,000-year-old figures etched into the desert floor are visible in their entirety from the air. Board the included flight to marvel at the desert landscape and witness incredible stylized figures, including a monkey and a hummingbird. Visit the Paracas National Reserve, home to a diverse array of wildlife.
• 3 days
Head for the clouds – cloud forest, that is. Experience it from your lodge in the middle of the Mindo forest, sitting at a comfortable 1200m in altitude. Try river tubing, rappelling, hiking, or horseback riding, or just take a more relaxed pace enjoying the jungle atmosphere. The Mindo area is known for its amazing bird-watching and more orchids than you thought possible.
Lake Titicaca is not only the largest lake in South America, it's also overflowing with culture and history. Sitting at 3838m above sea level, this is the highest navigable lake in the world. Spend a full day on the lake and meet its most famous residents—the Uros people, who live on floating, man-made islands made of reeds collected from the lake. Enjoy the breathtaking views from the lunch spot at the top of Taquile Island before browsing through the handwoven textiles at a local weaving cooperative.
• 3 days
A perfect add-on to any Ecuador or Galápagos adventure, set off along the "Avenue of the Volcanoes" to the highlands. Visit the bustling lanes of the Otavalo market, gaze at the perfectly shaped Cotopaxi volcano, and get an introduction to the culture, history and spectacular scenery of Ecuador. Our expert CEO will lead the way and we’ll take care of the hassles, which means you can focus on the highlights – and the shopping, of course.
Add a night in Lima and a flight to Cusco to complement your ongoing adventures in the Cusco area. A perfect add-on to our "The Inca Trail" tour (trip code SPIT), this provides peace of mind with those extra details taken care of, leaving you more time to enjoy all that Peru has to offer.
This comfortable and compact adventure serves up Machu Picchu, one of the world's true treasures, in style. Embrace cultures past and present in the hills surrounding Cusco and delight in the amazing views of the Sacred Valley as you travel by rail to Machu Picchu. You'll ride the rails through the spectacular Urubamba Valley to Machu Picchu, perched on a mountain ridge. Then, let your local guide explain the site. You're free to explore this Incan masterpiece before catching your train back to Cusco.
• 3 days
They say the journey is part of the experience of seeing Machu Picchu in person – but no one said that journey can’t be aboard a comfy train. This three-day tour connects you to this famous “Lost City of the Incas” and the Sacred Valley, with a little time to visit some of our G for Good projects.
• 3 days
A train trip away to see one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. We arrive at the Aguas Calientes station where our staff will assist us on boarding the bus to go up the winding road to Machu Picchu, amid a spectacular view of the Urubamba River and its canyon. The Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu, will astonish us with its terraces, ceremonial shrines, steps and urban areas. Energy is all around us. At the arranged time, we will take the train back to Cusco to be transferred to the hotel.
• 14 hours
This is a complete day tour of the city of Rio de Janeiro covering its most well-known landmarks. You will be accompanied by a professional guide and have hotel pickup and drop-off included.
• 9 hours
Take a panoramic city tour, travel to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain and visit the Christ the Redeemer statue on this full-day comprehensive tour of Rio's most famous landmarks. Reach the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain and Corcovado Mountain by cable car and by Van or cog train through the Tijuca Rainforest, respectively. This 6 to 10-hour tour, which includes round-trip transportation from most Rio hotels, allows you to see all of Rio's sights in just one day.
• 10 hours