March 6-18, 2022

Price: From approximately $7,295 per person + international airfare


This phenomenal, 13-day natural history journey features a five-night Amazon river cruise, one night in legendary Machu Picchu, two nights in the breathtaking Sacred Valley and two nights in the Inca capital of Cuzco.Cruise aboard the exclusively chartered Zafiro, a small expedition river ship uniquely designed to navigate the remote tributaries of the Peruvian Amazon and the Pacaya‑Samiria National Reserve, the world’s largest wetlands refuge. Guided by expert naturalists, explore the fragile bionetwork and look for transparent glass frogs, pink river dolphins and squirrel‑sized tamarins. In Amazonian villages, see the rich traditions of the ribereños (indigenous Amazonian peoples) and enjoy a red‑bellied piranha fishing expedition. In the Sacred Valley, discover the terraced fortress of Ollantaytambo, the colorful Quechua village of Chinchero and UNESCO-inscribed Cuzco, the cradle of the Inca Empire. This unforgettable Peruvian journey culminates with a guided tour of Machu Picchu, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Comprising over 200 archaeological treasures surrounded by emerald green peaks, the beloved “lost city of the Incas” defies hyperbole. Pre‑Program Option to UNESCO‑designated colonial Lima.

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To register for this trip, please include your information in this brochure and mail to Gohagan at:

2022 Amazon River and Machu Picchu

UofSC Alumni Association

c/o Gohagan & Company

209 South LaSalle Street, Suite 500

Chicago, Illinois 60604-1446


TRIP PHOTOS

     

Aerial view of Amazon rainforest                    Scarlet macaw

 

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