Event Price 
Starting at approximately $4,949 total price from Boston (air & land inclusive)

A land of treasures archaeological, cultural, and natural awaits your small group on this engaging 11-day tour. Begin your Peruvian discovery in the capital of Lima where your touring includes the historic Casa Aliaga home and the renowned Larco Herrera Museum. Next, you fly to historic Cuzco and tour the sacred sites of Koricancha and Santo Domingo, before proceeding to the beautiful Sacred Valley to explore Pisac's colorful Indian market, admire Ollantaytambo's massive ruins, and visit indigenous villages. Travel to enigmatic Machu Picchu and enjoy two tours of the astounding ruins, staying at a nearby hotel. Back in Cuzco, you see Sacsayhuaman's impressive ruins and enjoy lunch in a gracious family's home. Traverse Peru's scenic altiplano with its snow-capped mountains to Lake Titicaca, where your full-day excursion includes a boat ride to the Uros people's Floating Islands made of reeds. Discover the Amazon rainforest on an optional 4-day/4-night post-tour extension.

Event Itinerary 

Day 1: Depart US for Lima
Day 2: Lima
Day 3: Sacred Valley
Day 4: Sacred Valley
Day 5: Machu Picchu / Cuzco
Day 6: Machu PIcchu / Cuzco
Day 7: Cuzco
Day 8: Puno (Lake Titicaca)
Day 9: Puno (Lake Titicaca)
Day 10: Lima
Day 11: Return to US

**Itinerary and pricing subject to change up until date of brochure publication**

Type of activity 


Silvia Spitta

Silvia Spitta has been a Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature since 1989. She also teaches in Women's and Gender Studies and the Latino and Latin American Studies Program. Her areas of interest include material and visual culture, contemporary Latin American literature and culture; and US Latino/a writings and border culture. A prolific writer, Professor Spitta published Between Two Waters: Narratives of Transculturation in Latin America in 1995 (paperback 2006) and Misplaced Objects: Migrating Collections and Recollections in Europe and the Americas. (Houston: Texas Up 2009) which won the ASU transdisciplinary book award in 2010. She is currently doing research in a photography archive in the Andean city of Cuzco that houses a collection of over 40,000 glass plates taken by native photographers working around the turn of the century. She has taught several seminars on the works of Jorge Luis Borges and the city of Buenos aires. To listen to an interview she did on her book Misplaced Objects and the Virgin of Guadalupe listen to Views from the Green: http://media.dartmouth.edu/~pubs/views-spitta.mp3

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Odysseys Unlimited, Inc.