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Galapagos Machu Picchu
“It was the best trip we have ever taken."

Shyamli Saigal, New York, NY


Galapagos Machu Picchu Yachts
"We were so impressed with everything. I don't think anyone could've planned a better trip!!"

Deb and Rick Saulsbury, Newport Beach, CA


Galapagos Machu Picchu Iguana
“The trip was amazing. A lifetime experience."

Harp and Erik Reukers, Saint Lazare, Quebec


Galapagos Machu Picchu
"We had wonderful guides and everything went off without a hitch. I will definitely use Vaya Adventures on any future trips to South America!”

Jerry and Mahi Hiatt


Galapagos Machu Picchu
“Our trip was wonderful. The best part about it is we were on our own with the benefit of having guides and transportation ready for us at all times.”

Jean and Dennis Hendrickson, Chapel Hill, NC

Exceptional Machu Picchu & Galapagos Travel

This is the trip we organize more than any other in South America, and with good reason: we know it backwards and forwards and have unsurpassed expertise in putting it together. We are leaders in Galapagos conservation and work with the finest outfitters in Peru. The first itinerary below is a sample program, which we will customize based on your interests and dates. Family options and Amazon extensions are also available. Please give us a call to discuss your travel plans with one of our highly knowledgeable and friendly Destination Specialists.

Peru Machu Picchu Galapagos THUMB

Machu Picchu & Galapagos Islands Tour

Combine two of the most magnificent highlights of South America

Experience spectacular Machu Picchu and the natural wonders of the Galapagos Islands in one trip. Fascinating history in Peru, and outstanding vessels and guides in the Galapagos.


12-15 days, flexible start dates from $5,260 / person

Family Galapagos THUMB

Galapagos Family Adventure

The Galapagos offers extraordinary opportunities for family travel

Spending a week together on a 20 passenger yacht, exploring one of the world's greatest nature destinations, is tough to beat as a family travel experience.


8 days, flexible start dates From $4,100 / adult; child discounts

Ecuador Galapagos Amazon Thumb

Amazon Lodges: 3 and 4 Night Galapagos Extensions

Add a few days in the easily accessible Amazon Jungle

Experience two of the greatest destinations of any trip to South America: the Galapagos Islands and the Amazon jungle. From outstanding jungle lodges you make daily excursions with highly trained guides.


4-5 days, flexible start dates From $1,215 / person

Why Travel to Machu Picchu & the Galapagos with Vaya

Our trips to Machu Picchu & the Galapagos will help you get to know these extraordinary destinations up close. In Peru, you’ll enjoy the finest local hotels, carefully chosen to reflect the best of what the country has to offer, whether you prefer a simple B&B style inn, a more refined boutique hotel experience, an exceptional jungle lodge, or some combination of all of the above. Our outstanding English-speaking local private guides will give you a deeper appreciation for the local culture, while maintaining a flexible schedule based on your interests and pace.

In the Galapagos, you’ll be on one of the finest small vessels available. From in depth, firsthand experience, we carefully choose our vessels from among the dozens of options available. Our criteria are simple: we only want to offer the highest quality ships, guides, and itineraries, as well as the best value in any vessel class.

We are careful to create itineraries suited to our travelers’ interests; just let us know if you want more free time built in, or want to add nights in a specific location, or want some help figuring out how to get off the beaten path. Our specialists take pride in putting together itineraries that go above and beyond the ordinary.

You can review the itineraries above to get a sense of some of the options you have, and decide whether you want to stick to the main highlight areas of Cusco, the Sacred Valley, and Machu Picchu in Peru, or whether you might also want to visit the Amazon rainforest (a 3 night extension that adds a unique element to the trip). You can also consider whether you want to do a 5, 6 or 8 day cruise in the Galapagos, or do a cruise oriented towards those traveling with children. We are happy to discuss the details with you and help you figure out how you can get the most out of your time and budget. Please call us with any questions or to discuss your plans.