Mystical Peru

2014 Prices From $3,533 for 8 Days - Tauck Bridges

Swim with sea lions... wander through catacombs lined with colonial bones... cook traditional recipes... meet llamas and alpacas and more... as the height of adventure, the thrill of discovery, and the hunt for centuries-old mysteries old come together for your family on Tauck Bridges' Peru vacation adventure! As you discover the secrets of this ancient land from today's capital, Lima, to its original Incan capital of Cusco, the Sacred Valley and mysterious Machu Picchu, you'll paint pottery, get blessed by a shaman, go horseback riding or river rafting, see Peruvian Pasos dance, weave bracelets with schoolchildren, ride the rails to a lost city, find clues to daily life in a Cusco market, take a chocolate-making class, play a pan flute and much more. It's the perfect Peru vacation for your family!


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  1. Day 1

    Arrive Lima, city of conquistadors & kings


    Day 2

    Sea lions, catacombs & a hands-on cooking class in Lima


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    Day 3

    A pachamanca, pupils and prayers in the Sacred Valley


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    Day 4

    Paso horses, riding or rafting, pottery, pizza making and more


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    Day 5

    From Ollantaytambo by train to Aguas Calientes and on to mystical Machu Picchu


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    Day 6

    Endangered species, a village market and then to ancient Cusco by rail


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    Day 7

    Sacsayhuamán, treasure-hunting in Cusco, llamas, alpacas and chocolate


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    Day 8

    Journey home


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    Note: For activities marked with an asterisk (*) in day-by-day descriptions, participation is at your own risk; a signed liability waiver will be required.

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It was a first class experience... extremely well organized and managed... Although we covered a lot of ground in a short period of time, we were never rushed and had ample "down time" opportunities to catch our breath... we truly felt we had experienced Peru.

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