Galapagos & Machu Picchu Highlights

11 days from $8,110 pp (includes domestic airfare)*
  • Sail the world-renowned Galapagos Islands on a 100-passenger boat.
  • Walk amongst sea lions, giant tortoises and lava flows with a naturalist guide.
  • Enjoy privately guided exploration of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Machu Picchu.
  • Domestic airfare included.
  • Featuring expertly selected hotels.
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Sail the Galapagos Islands on a 100-passenger boat and explore awe-inspiring Machu Picchu with private guide. This unforgettable adventure highlights two incredible wonders of the world.

Welcome to the planet’s most incredible wildlife habitat. Explore the time-locked Galapagos Islands on a small-ship cruise, meeting marine iguanas, giant tortoises and colorful birdlife. Wildlife here have no natural fear of humans, which allows you to have incredible encounters with astounding creatures found nowhere else on earth. With a certified naturalist onboard your cruise, you’ll uncover the mysteries of Darwin’s paradise by land and sea. Enjoy guided nature walks, and swim with playful sea lions, adorable penguins, peaceful sea turtles and tropical fish.

In Peru, explore the nation’s capital on a private guided tour through colonial and modern Lima. Discover ancient Incan capital, Cusco, and the nearby ruins of Sacsayhuaman and Puca Pucara. Enjoy a scenic ride by rail on a glass-ceiling train to the mysterious ancient site Machu Picchu, perched in the Andes, which you’ll explore with a private guide for views of a lifetime. ... Show More »

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Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Guayaquil
    Guayaquil
    • Transfer - Private - Airport with Meet & Greet - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
  • Day 2 Guayaquil to Galapagos to Baltra Island to Santa Cruz Island to Galapagos Cruise
    Guayaquil to Galapagos to Baltra Island to Santa Cruz Island to Galapagos Cruise
    • Transfer - Airport - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Air - Guayaquil - Galapagos [2 hrs] - Economy
    • Tourist Transit / Migration Control Card
    • National Park Entrance Fee - 3N or 4N Cruise
    • Transfer - Shared - Airport to Port - Coach/Driver
    • Embarkation
    • Lunch on Board
    • Highlands Tortoise Reserve
    • Dinner on Board
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3 Genovesa Island to Galapagos Cruise
    Genovesa Island to Galapagos Cruise
    • Breakfast on Board
    • El Barranco, Prince Philip's Steps
    • Lunch on Board
    • Darwin Bay
    • Dinner on Board
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4 Santa Cruz Island to Santa Fe Island to Galapagos Cruise
    Santa Cruz Island to Santa Fe Island to Galapagos Cruise
    • Breakfast on Board
    • Dragon Hill
    • Lunch on Board
    • Sante Fe Island
    • Dinner on Board
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5 Seymour Islands to Baltra Island to Galapagos to Guayaquil to Lima
    Seymour Islands to Baltra Island to Galapagos to Guayaquil to Lima
    • Breakfast on Board
    • Mosquera Islet
    • Disembarkation
    • Transfer - Shared - Airport - Coach/Driver
    • Galapagos - Guayaquil [2 hrs] - Economy
    • Guayaquil - Lima [2hrs] - Flight
    • Peru - Welcome
    • Transfer - Private - Airport with Meet & Greet - Vehicle/Driver/Local Representative
  • Day 6 Lima
    Lima
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day Modern & Colonial City Tour (4 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
  • Day 7 Lima to Cusco
    Lima to Cusco
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver/Local Representative
    • Air - Lima - Cusco [1.5hrs] - Flight
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver/Local Representative
    • Afternoon acclimatization
    Breakfast
  • Day 8 Cusco
    Cusco
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day City Tour & Nearby Ruins with Lunch at Incanto (3-4 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Partial Ticket A - Included
    Breakfast
  • Day 9 Cusco to Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu
    Cusco to Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu
    • Transfer - Private - Train Station - Vehicle/Driver/Local Representative
    • Train - Cusco - Aguas Calientes [Vistadome (4 hrs) ] - Train Ticket
    • Transfer - Shared - Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu [Bus up to Machu Picchu (30 min)] - Bus Ticket
    • Tour - Private - Machu Picchu Tour (with Lunch) - Guide/Bus/Entrance tickets
    • Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes [Bus down to Aguas Calientes (30 min)] - Bus Ticket
    Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 10 Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu to Cusco
    Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu to Cusco
    • Transfer - Shared - Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu [Bus up to Machu Picchu (30 min)] - Bus Ticket
    • Sun Gate Hike with Guide (3-4 hrs) - Local Guide/Entrance(2)
    • Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes [Bus down to Aguas Calientes (30 min)] - Bus Ticket
    • Train - Aguas Calientes - Cusco [Vistadome (4 hrs)] - Train Ticket
    • Transfer - Private - Train Station - Vehicle/Driver/Local Representative
    Breakfast
  • Day 11 Cusco to Lima
    Cusco to Lima
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver/Local Representative
    • Air - Cusco - Lima [1.5 hrs] - Flight
    • VIP Lounge " VIP Club" Lima Airport (3 hrs) - VIP Club Lounge
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Day 1: Guayaquil

For your added comfort, an English-speaking guide will be waiting for you outside of customs holding a sign with your name on it. This representative will direct you to your awaiting private driver and vehicle, and will also accompany you to your accommodation to assist with check-in.

Accommodation: Hilton Colon Guayaquil

Elegance, comfort, security and personalized service are just some of the characteristics that make Hilton Colón Guayaquil a real five-star hotel. Conveniently placed in Ecuador, a strategic point in South America, the Hilton Colon Guayaquil hotel combines excellent service and a laid-back resort feel with a convenient location only few minutes from José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport. Enjoy your spacious guest room and stay connected with wireless internet access, relax with a movie on the flat screen TV. The hotel is surrounded by the main shopping centers and offers easy access to the downtown district area. Hilton Colón Guayaquil Hotel Features includes renovated rooms, four restaurants, two bars and one delicatessen, room service available 24-hours, and renovated outdoor pool and fitness area.

Galapagos & Machu Picchu Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Hilton Colon Guayaquil
Hilton Colon Guayaquil

Day 2: Guayaquil - Galapagos - Baltra Island - Santa Cruz Island - Galapagos Cruise

Enjoy a private transfer from your hotel to the international airport.

Fly from Guayaquil to Galapagos on a direct flight. The flight duration is approximately two hours.

Your mandatory Galapagos tourist transit card is included in your itinerary pricing.

Your mandatory Galapagos National Park entrance fee is included in your itinerary pricing.

Please Note: All Galapagos excursions are to be referenced as a guideline only - the route and program are subject to change according to National Park policies and regulations, weather conditions, seasonal changes, safety precautions and estimated wildlife encounters, etc.

A fuel surcharge is applicable to all vessels cruising in the Galapagos and all flights to and from the Galapagos. These surcharges have been included in your trip price. Fuel Surcharges are subject to change without notice and additional fees may be applicable at time of travel.

Upon arrival to Baltra, a group transfer awaits, for your transportation to the ship.

Welcome aboard!

Take some time to get settled in to your stateroom, and to explore the ship. Your expedition begins shortly.

Dry landing. In the mountains of Galapagos is possible to admire different kinds of birds, such as tree and ground finches, vermilion flycatchers, paint-billed crakes, yellow warblers, and cattle egrets (usually standing on the tortoises’ shell). The journey to the reserve offers great opportunities to see the contrasts that the island offers in reference to the variety of ecosystems. The road goes from the coast through the agricultural zone and straight up to the dense humid forests. Often, Galapagos Giant Tortoises are also seen on the way, wandering through pastures in the paddocks. This spot is a bird watchers’ haven since almost every land bird present on the island lives or migrates here.

Accommodation: M/V Galapagos Legend (3N)

The M/V Galapagos Legend is a 100-passenger luxury class yacht, specifically built for expedition cruises of the Galapagos.  Galapagos Legend has all-new passenger accommodations with 1800 square meters of social areas, built with marine certified materials qualifying with Safety of Life at Sea specifications. The 41 cabins are structured in suite style and superior room fashion, each with a window at the bedside to soak in the surrounding water and pieces of land.  Dining can take place outdoors under the stars, while feasting on a medley of Ecuadorian and international methods and spices.  Later, spend the evening watching live performances of native folk dancing, or perhaps spend some private time in the library.

Galapagos & Machu Picchu Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Galapagos Cruise
Galapagos Cruise
Galapagos & Machu Picchu Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  M/V Galapagos Legend
M/V Galapagos Legend

Day 3: Genovesa Island - Galapagos Cruise

Marvel at the variety of sea life that uses the crevices of the lava cliffs for shelter. Red-billed Tropic-birds fly overhead, switching between their nests and the bay, and a small colony of fur seals may be found near the landing site. You will be dropped off at a steep stairway that begins on rocks at the foot of a path that leads through a seabird colony full of Nazca and Red-footed Boobies. At the plateau, the trail continues inland allowing you to see more nesting booby colonies in the thin Palo Santo forest. Near the end of the trail, over a rocky lava plain, Wedge-rumped Storm-Petrels can be observed flying in all directions. If you are lucky, you may catch a glimpse of a Short-eared Owl.

Disembark onto a small sand and coral beach. A short trail heads west along a tidal lagoon and then up a rocky hill that leads to a point overlooking the cliffs and Darwin Bay. Along the trail near the tidal lagoon, you will see pairs of Swallow-tailed Gulls, Lava Gulls, Yellow-crowned and Lava Herons. The trail continues through Palo Santo trees, Opuntia cacti, and Saltbushes inhabited by Great Frigate birds and Red-footed Boobies. This is one of the few places in the islands where visitors are guaranteed to see Red-footed Boobies. It is estimated that more than 200,000 Red-footed Boobies live in the trees and bushes of Genovesa.

Accommodation: M/V Galapagos Legend (3N)
Galapagos & Machu Picchu Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Santiago Island
Santiago Island

Day 4: Santa Cruz Island - Santa Fe Island - Galapagos Cruise

Dry landing. You walk by a brackish lagoon where feeding flamingoes can be occasionally found. The trail leads across typical dry zone vegetation up to Dragon Hill, an important nesting ground for endemic land iguanas, offering lovely views of the anchorage and neighboring islands. The forest is home to mockingbirds, Darwin’s finches, Yellow Warblers and Galapagos Doves.

After a wet landing, explore Santa Fe Island, where white sand beaches are occupied by sea lion colonies; through the island path, an endemic cactus forest is passed, home to Santa Fe land iguanas (the largest in the islands). This island is the habitat for a number of species, including the Galapagos hawk, Galapagos snakes, rice rats (one of the few endemic Galapagos rodents), a variety of finches and one of the four mockingbird species of the archipelago.

Accommodation: M/V Galapagos Legend (3N)
Galapagos & Machu Picchu Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz

Day 5: Seymour Islands - Baltra Island - Galapagos - Guayaquil - Lima

Wet Landing, Mosquera Islet is located between North Seymour and Baltra Island. This flat, sandy island has a large colony of sea lions. It is also an excellent site to observe shorebirds such as herons and lava gulls. There is no trail on the islet, the visitor can enjoy the open area. Most of the islet is covered with sand and barren lava rock, though patches of the rare sesuvium portulacastrum plant grows in the sand.

This morning you'll disembark from your ship and bid farewell to the crew.

A coach awaits to transfer you to the airport for your outbound flight.

Fly direct from Galapagos to Guayaquil. The flight duration is approximately 2 hours.
Please note that flight rates are subject to change without prior notice.

Enjoy your flight from Guayaquil, Ecuador to Lima, Peru. Approximate travel time between destinations is two hours.

A welcome package containing a city map, tour vouchers, and other useful information will be waiting for you upon arrival to your first hotel.

For your added comfort, an English-speaking assistant will be waiting for you outside of Customs holding a sign with your name on it. This representative will help you to coordinate meeting up with your private driver and accompany you to your accommodation.

Accommodation: Casa Andina Premium (Miraflores)

Casa Andina Premium Miraflores provides accommodations in a stylish contemporary property that is located in the trendy, safe and stylish Miraflores district. Quintessential Limeño flavor is reflected in the exquisite art collection of local contemporary artists and prized colonial-era antiques found throughout both the public spaces and private lodgings of the hotel. All guests receive complimentary Wi-Fi access, high-quality bedding and air-conditioning. Strategically located in the heart of Miraflores, Casa Andina Premium Miraflores offers all the facilities, amenities and services expected in a first-class hotel in Lima’s premier barrio.

Galapagos & Machu Picchu Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Lima
Lima
Galapagos & Machu Picchu Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Casa Andina Premium
Casa Andina Premium

Day 6: Lima

Founded in 1535, the historical center of Lima – the City of Kings (Ciudad de los Reyes) – was the strategic capital of South America during Spanish rule. From this administrative, religious and economic hub, both the local community and the continent itself was, to an extent, enculturated by the Spaniards. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1991, you will today explore fantastic examples of colonial, convent-style architecture while learning the history of Peruvian culture. Among the sites visited in historic Lima, which include the Government Palace, City Hall and Plaza Mayor (closed on Sunday’s), the San Francisco Convent stands out. Completed in 1774 it has survived several earthquakes and the incredible granite work is considered one of the best examples of Spanish Baroque architecture in the world. The Convent also features an impressive library with a collection of over 25,000 texts, some of which pre-date Spanish arrival. Catacombs underneath the convent host the remains of an estimated 25,000 individuals who were buried prior to the opening of Lima’s city cemetery in 1808.

After touring historic Lima, you will visit the modern districts of San Isidro and Miraflores. Trendy, bustling, and offering impressive views over the Pacific Ocean, San Isidro and Miraflores are also home to a number of world-class restaurants and gardens. In San Isidro, the financial and diplomatic center of Lima, stroll through well-kept parks and consider making a reservation at Astrid & Gaston Casa Moreyra, just one of the city’s renowned restaurants. In Miraflores, explore El Malecon, a six-mile expanse of parks, boardwalks and markets found along the coast. The views are inspiring and the community is warm. Following your city tour, you will be returned to your hotel.

Accommodation: Casa Andina Premium (Miraflores)
Galapagos & Machu Picchu Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Plaza Mayor
Plaza Mayor

Day 7: Lima - Cusco

You will be transferred by a professional driver and an English-speaking representative to Lima airport.

Enjoy your flight from Lima to Cusco, Peru. Approximate travel time between destinations is one hour and 20 minutes.

A local representative and professional driver will meet you for transfer between the airport and your accommodations in Cusco.

Take the afternoon to rest at your hotel so that your body may acclimatize to the change in environment. It is advisable to minimize your physical activity to avoid the effects of altitude sickness.

Accommodation: El Mercado Hotel

The El Mercado Hotel is conveniently located in the heart of picturesque Cusco, just three and a half blocks from the city's main square, Plaza de Armas. This elegant yet down to earth hotel brings the magic of the Apus—the spirits of the mountains—to the city. El Mercado guest rooms were formerly part of the city's old farmer's market and highlight the culture and historical traits of Cusco specifically and Peru in general. El Mercado offers a quaint atmosphere paired with warm Peruvian hospitality, exceptional service, and incredible attention to detail.

Galapagos & Machu Picchu Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Cusco
Cusco
Galapagos & Machu Picchu Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  El Mercado Hotel
El Mercado Hotel

Day 8: Cusco

High in the Andes - nearly 10,000 feet above sea level - lies the historic city of Cusco. With its unique blend of Spanish and Inca cultures, there are few places on Earth with a similar atmosphere and ambience. Today, enjoy a half-day private tour of the city that features the best of Cusco: the Coricancha Temple (Temple of the Sun) and Cathedral with its magnificent chapels and baroque altars and paintings from the Cusqueña Art movement. The tour also includes surrounding ruins such as the fortress of Sacsayhuaman, the Inca bath of Tambomachay, the labyrinth of Puca Pucara and the amphitheater of Kenko. Lunch is included at Incanto Restaurant. Following your tour and lunch, you will be returned to your hotel.

Includes tourist ticket and entrance fees.

Accommodation: El Mercado Hotel
Galapagos & Machu Picchu Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Coricancha Temple
Coricancha Temple

Day 9: Cusco - Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu

A local representative and professional driver will meet you for transfer between the train station and your accommodations in Cusco.

Once at the train station you will board the Vistadome train, departing at 6:05am*, and begin the four hour voyage to the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu. The journey begins with a series of switchbacks, known appropriately as the 'zigzag', up the hill out of Cusco, before a brief stop at the village of Poroy. The train then descends from the highest point of the journey into the Sacred Valley and the foothills of the Andes. Before reaching Machu Picchu, the train travels along the Urubamba River, with awe-inspiring views of the dramatic canyon.

Please note you will travel independently from Cusco by train, and your guide will meet you on arrival at the station in Aguas Calientes. You will then embark on a private, guided tour of Machu Picchu, which is roughly two to three hours in length. 

Note: When staying overnight at Machu Picchu or Aguas Calientes the following day will be at leisure, with no guide (unless otherwise specified). If you would like to have a guide please speak with your sales consultant about adding this service.

Note about luggage: When you board the train to visit Machu Picchu with overnight, bring only a small bag with you. Due to limited storage space on the train, passengers are asked to bring only one small piece of luggage. The rest of your luggage will be stored safely at your hotel and returned to you either in Cuzco or The Sacred Valley. Hand luggage on the train is limited to 11 pounds or 5 kgs.

*Note: train times and schedules may vary based on availability, your train times will be confirmed on your final itinerary.

Board a bus in Aguas Calientes to begin the journey up to Machu Picchu. Your ticket is included. Buses depart approximately every 30 minutes.

Upon arrival in Aguas Calientes, you will board the bus (shared service) up to Machu Picchu. The bus ride takes 30 minutes and upon arrival you will enjoy a private guided tour of Machu Picchu. The Inca Citadel lies between Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu (“Young Peak” and “Old Peak”). The Inca Pachacutec built the Citadel using sharp stone blocks, fitted together perfectly. Houses, temples and a public square are all connected by narrow roads and steps cut into the mountainside. There are many theories as to the purpose of Machu Picchu; a temple to the sun? A fortress against jungle inhabitants? A sanctuary for the Incas? The mysterious lost city awaits you!

After the tour, enjoy a leisurely lunch at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge Hotel and the rest of the afternoon is to be spent at leisure!

Today you will board a bus from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes. For your convenience, the bus ticket is provided. Buses depart about every 30 minutes, once the bus is full.

Accommodation: Inkaterra El Mapi Hotel

The Inkaterra El Mapi Hotel is set amidst the commercial village of Machu Picchu Pueblo, which is more commonly referred to as Aguas Calientes. This contemporary hotel is ideally located so that guests can admire and fully experience this quaint and folksy town. El Mapi is efficient, playful and people-friendly, offering its guests an uncomplicated stay. After an enlightening experience at Peru's most famed destination, Machu Picchu, guests can retreat to an ambient environment for deep relaxation and reflection. With a simple and functional concept in mind, rooms at the El Mapi feature eco-friendly amenities, creating a healthy and therapeutic atmosphere for your stay in Aguas Calientes.

Galapagos & Machu Picchu Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Aguas Calientes
Aguas Calientes
Galapagos & Machu Picchu Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Inkaterra El Mapi Hotel
Inkaterra El Mapi Hotel

Day 10: Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Cusco

Board a bus in Aguas Calientes to begin the journey up to Machu Picchu. Your ticket is included. Buses depart approximately every 30 minutes.

Participate on a moderately challenging trek to the famed Sun Gate (Inti Punku) that was once the main entrance to Machu Picchu. The hike follows an original Inca Trail that steadily climbs though Machu Picchu’s agricultural terraces high in to the mountains directly south of the citadel. The trek typically lasts three to four hours, and is undoubtedly one of the best hikes available in the entire country.

Today you will board a bus from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes. For your convenience, the bus ticket is provided. Buses depart about every 30 minutes, once the bus is full.

Return to Cusco on the Vistadome train. The journey through the Andes takes four hours to reach Cusco. Snacks are served on board.

A local representative and professional driver will meet you for transfer between the train station and your accommodations in Cusco.

Accommodation: El Mercado Hotel
Galapagos & Machu Picchu Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  To Sun Gate
To Sun Gate
Galapagos & Machu Picchu Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Train to Cusco
Train to Cusco

Day 11: Cusco - Lima

A local representative and professional driver will meet you for transfer between the airport and your accommodations in Cusco.

Board a flight from Cusco with service to Lima. Approximate travel time between destinations is one hour and 20 minutes.

Enjoy VIP lounge access before your flight. Benefit from peace and quiet in exclusive surroundings without a care in the world. Priority Pass is a unique membership program that offers access to over 600 airport lounges worldwide, including luxury lounges at Jorge Chávez International Airport.

Accommodation: Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard)

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

Galapagos & Machu Picchu Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  VIP Lounge
VIP Lounge
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Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Hilton Colon Guayaquil: Guayaquil

Elegance, comfort, security and personalized service are just some of the characteristics that make Hilton Colón Guayaquil a real five-star hotel. Conveniently placed in Ecuador, a strategic point in South America, the Hilton Colon Guayaquil hotel combines excellent service and a laid-back resort feel with a convenient location only few minutes from José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport. Enjoy your spacious guest room and stay connected with wireless internet access, relax with a movie on the flat screen TV. The hotel is surrounded by the main shopping centers and offers easy access to the downtown district area. Hilton Colón Guayaquil Hotel Features includes renovated rooms, four restaurants, two bars and one delicatessen, room service available 24-hours, and renovated outdoor pool and fitness area.

Galapagos & Machu Picchu Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Hilton Colon Guayaquil
Hilton Colon Guayaquil
Galapagos & Machu Picchu Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Hilton Colon Guayaquil
Hilton Colon Guayaquil

M/V Galapagos Legend (3N): Galapagos Cruise

The M/V Galapagos Legend is a 100-passenger luxury class yacht, specifically built for expedition cruises of the Galapagos.  Galapagos Legend has all-new passenger accommodations with 1800 square meters of social areas, built with marine certified materials qualifying with Safety of Life at Sea specifications. The 41 cabins are structured in suite style and superior room fashion, each with a window at the bedside to soak in the surrounding water and pieces of land.  Dining can take place outdoors under the stars, while feasting on a medley of Ecuadorian and international methods and spices.  Later, spend the evening watching live performances of native folk dancing, or perhaps spend some private time in the library.

Galapagos & Machu Picchu Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  M/V Galapagos Legend
M/V Galapagos Legend

Casa Andina Premium (Miraflores): Lima

Casa Andina Premium Miraflores provides accommodations in a stylish contemporary property that is located in the trendy, safe and stylish Miraflores district. Quintessential Limeño flavor is reflected in the exquisite art collection of local contemporary artists and prized colonial-era antiques found throughout both the public spaces and private lodgings of the hotel. All guests receive complimentary Wi-Fi access, high-quality bedding and air-conditioning. Strategically located in the heart of Miraflores, Casa Andina Premium Miraflores offers all the facilities, amenities and services expected in a first-class hotel in Lima’s premier barrio.

Galapagos & Machu Picchu Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Casa Andina Premium
Casa Andina Premium

El Mercado Hotel: Cusco

The El Mercado Hotel is conveniently located in the heart of picturesque Cusco, just three and a half blocks from the city's main square, Plaza de Armas. This elegant yet down to earth hotel brings the magic of the Apus—the spirits of the mountains—to the city. El Mercado guest rooms were formerly part of the city's old farmer's market and highlight the culture and historical traits of Cusco specifically and Peru in general. El Mercado offers a quaint atmosphere paired with warm Peruvian hospitality, exceptional service, and incredible attention to detail.

Galapagos & Machu Picchu Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  El Mercado Hotel
El Mercado Hotel

Inkaterra El Mapi Hotel: Aguas Calientes

The Inkaterra El Mapi Hotel is set amidst the commercial village of Machu Picchu Pueblo, which is more commonly referred to as Aguas Calientes. This contemporary hotel is ideally located so that guests can admire and fully experience this quaint and folksy town. El Mapi is efficient, playful and people-friendly, offering its guests an uncomplicated stay. After an enlightening experience at Peru's most famed destination, Machu Picchu, guests can retreat to an ambient environment for deep relaxation and reflection. With a simple and functional concept in mind, rooms at the El Mapi feature eco-friendly amenities, creating a healthy and therapeutic atmosphere for your stay in Aguas Calientes.

Galapagos & Machu Picchu Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Inkaterra El Mapi Hotel
Inkaterra El Mapi Hotel

Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard): Global Location

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
  • Anu U — March 29, 2017 — South America

    All arrangements were superb and thorough.

  • Darren P — March 17, 2017 — South America

    This was a wonderful experience in all aspects. quality service, guides and drivers were great. Kudos to Hector, Randall, Gender, Carlos, Julio, Francisco, Hugo, Barbara and Andres. All great guides and drivers. Hotels fabulous, tours great. Brandi has been fantastic from start to finish.

  • Rodger C — February 15, 2017 — South America

    This was a fantastic trip that exceeded all our expectations. Each city visited was interesting and very safe in the areas near our hotels. We felt totally safe walking around at night. The country is beautiful. The quality and variety of food is excellent. The people are friendly and welcoming.

  • Anne F — February 07, 2017 — South America

    It was a fantastic trip. I and my travel companions have no complaints about the food, accommodations, or guides. Everything went off without a hitch. It was definitely worth the private experience.

  • Karen S. — August 10, 2016 — South America

    Everyone we dealt with was AMAZING - knowledgeable, helpful, willing to go the extra mile. I actually already have recommended Kensington Tours to my friends and family.

  • Dennis J. — July 20, 2016 — South America

    We did not worry about a thing during our trip. All the people associated with Kensington Tours were awesome. Very detail focused with times and meeting places. Awesome group

  • Wendy M. — July 20, 2016 — South America

    Our vacation was "perfection from start to end". What a great feeling it was to know someone was at each airport/train waiting for us, driving us to the hotels, checked us into our hotels and didn't just drop us off, discussed each days itinerary and pick up times - called us in our room to verify times. When they say they will be there at 9:20, rest assured they will be there exactly at that time. The drivers, tour guides and representatives Bruno, Mel, Thomas, Betty, Paul, Willy & Hilda spoke excellent English, knew their history of Peru extremely well. We asked all kinds of questions and they were able to answer every question as well as taught us how to say thank you in Quechua and Aymara. The hotels were outstanding and exceptional! If I over looked anyone or any other detail - you all were outstanding including Kelly and Maria who put this trip together bending over backwards to make every detail perfect. You have made the perfect vacation even more perfect!!! I will add my review to TripAdvisor. Thank you so so much.

  • Karen G. — July 15, 2016 — South America

    We had an excellent vacation. We loved Peru. The logistics and quality of guides were very good. In particular, the tour guides at Machu Picchu, the Amazon and Lima historical old town were excellent.

  • Anne C. — June 30, 2016 — South America

    The local guides were great, in Cusco, Machu Picchu and Lima. I really enjoyed having the same guide, driver and car for all activities in the Sacred Valley, Cusco. It really helped to make us feel comfortable. The accommodations were great, especially at Sol y Luna lodge. Everyone was very willing to help make the trip what we wanted and accommodate our needs. The timing of tours worked out really well and think the trip was planned according to our needs, including things we may not have even been aware of.

  • Bruce C. — June 15, 2016 — South America

    Our trip to Machu Picchu was to celebrate our 15 year anniversary, it was amazing!!!! We are frequent travelers and don't normally use a travel company but did for this trip, it was fantastic. Everything was cared for, the tour guides were very knowledgeable and passionate about their culture. They truly took the effort out of this trip for us. We will definitely use Kensington again.

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