18 days

From £7,075

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Discovering Peru’s Hidden History.

This tour is something rather special, an opportunity to see the landscape as an early explorer might have done, visiting some sites way off the beaten track. Explore a side of Peru that most visitors miss, criss-crossing the Andes from the coast to mountain peaks to the sea and back again. As we work our way south, we discover fortresses hidden in the clouds, adobe-brick cities and monumental pyramids.

Tour highlights:

  • Visit Kuélap – known as the Machu Picchu of the North, but just at the beginning of its renown.
  • Discover lesser-visited sites, such as the Tucume pyramids and the Leymebamba museum
  • Explore Chan Chan, the biggest city ever built from adobe bricks, and capital of a powerful desert empire before the Incas
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Chavín de Huántar with John Rick, its excavator for more than 25 years

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Today's Price

Deposit: £500 Single supplement: £925

Includes flights

Back-to-back tours

Add-on tours are available for this booking.

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Keeping you safe on your next tour

  • FREE 'Travel Safe' kits for every traveller
  • Self-drive options
  • Enhanced Health and Safety audits
  • Distanced seating on coaches
  • 'Get me home' service and private airport transfers
  • COVID protocols at our hotels, and aboard our cruise ships
  • Packed lunches and flexible dining options
  • Flexible balance payment date and COVID-friendly refund conditions
  • COVID-testing and training for tour staff
  • Constant monitoring and post-tour tracing
Meet your Experts

Professor John Rick

Andante Guide Lecturer

Professor John Rick is Associate Professor Emeritus and former Chair of Anthropological Sciences at Stanford University, previous Curator of Anthropological Collections, and past Director of Stanford’s Archaeology Center. He focuses on South American archaeology including the lost city of the incas.

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Tour dates & prices

Included in your cost:

  • Expert Guide Lecturer
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • Local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach
  • Meals as per the itinerary, tea or coffee with dinner
  • Accommodation
  • Entries to all sites as per the itinerary
  • All taxes & gratuities
  • Field notes
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single supplement Availability
22 May 2022 ANPP220522 22 May 2022 (Sunday) 8 June 2022 (Wednesday) Professor John Rick £7,075
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