REAL DEALS

Peru, 7-Night Tour, $1,149

Explore the Sacred Valley, hike the Inca trail, and visit Machu Picchu.

By , Friday, Jan 28, 2011, 9:00 AM

The Real Deal This guided trip includes one night at La Castellana Hotel in Lima; a local flight from Lima to Cuzco on LAN airlines; two nights’ simple hotel accommodations in Cuzco and one night in Ollantaytambo; three nights in two-person tents; three breakfasts, three lunches, and three dinners while camping; transportation by train and van; guided tours of the Sacred Valley, Inca trail, and Machu Picchu; the services of an experienced English-speaking group leader and local guides; for $1,149 per person—including all taxes and fees.      

When Jan. 26, 2011–Dec. 31, 2012.

The Fine Print Airfare is not included. Group size is an average of 12 participants per group; maximum of 16. Based on double occupancy; solo travelers have the option of being paired up with someone of the same sex or paying a $99 single room supplement. Arrival transfer is $15 per person based on two or more passengers; add $10 for a solo passenger. Departure tax is an additional $32 for Lima. A valid passport is required to enter and depart from Peru. To book, refer to trip code PID. Read these guidelines before you book any Real Deal.

Book By No deadline; based on availability.

Contact Gap Adventures, 888/800-4100, gapadventures.com.

Why It’s a Deal The package rate breaks down to about $164 a night and covers accommodations, some meals, guided sightseeing, a local flight, and transportation by van and train. Plus, you’ll be accompanied by an English-speaking group leader and knowledgeable local guides who can offer invaluable insider information.  

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Optional activities include a tour of Lima ($28 per person), a guided tour of Cusco ruins on horseback ($40 per person), and a visit to the Inca Museum in Cusco ($3.5 per person). Pre-tour nights at La Castellana Hotel in Lima are $60 per room per night in a double room; deduct $10 for a single room.  Post-tour nights at Prisma Hotel in Cusco are $40 per room per night for a double; deduct $5 for a single room.