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Alaska

Antarctica

Baja-Sea of Cortez

Galapagos Islands

Galapagos and Ecuador

Galapagos and Peru

Patagonia

Peru

Turkey

INCA'S ADVENTURES

Descriptions, Itineraries and Schedules

Below are listed brief descriptions of our adventures around
the world and links to itineraries and schedules for each trip.

We would love to answer any questions you have about any
adventure, so do not hesitate to contact us at (510) 420-1550
or info@inca1.com.

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Alaska

Southeast Alaska—The Wild North

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Itinerary

Schedule and pricing

Alaskan Song
Liseron
Mist Cove

On the Alaskan Song, Liseron or Mist Cove, we cruise a solitary route between Juneau and Sitka, often anchoring alone in deep fjords. Sometimes we're close enough to stare into the gaze of the Alaska Brown bear, to be amused by the playful sea otters and sea lions, and to watch shorebirds bustling about for tasty bits. You may see orcas—the wolves of the sea—cruising in search of croutons in the form of an unwary seal, sea lion or seabird. Bald eagles "cotton-ball" the fir trees, their white heads contrasting smartly with the dark greenery. Colorful and comical puffins provide no end of amusement!

8 or 9 Days
from $3,600 per person
May Jun Jul Aug

Southeast Alaska—The Inside Passage

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M.V. Sikumi

Enjoy the beauty and wildlife of Alaska from the luxury of your own small yacht, M.V. Sikumi. The sheltered waters of the Alaska's Inside Passage, offer the adventurous visitor the best of the Alaskan wilderness: wide sea lanes dotted with uninhabited islands, narrow straits that meander through deep fjords, quiet coves surrounded by snow-capped peaks, cascading waterfalls, and spectacular tidewater glaciers. Thousands of miles of coastline provide endless opportunities to explore beaches and mountains of several national and state parks.

8 Days
rates depend on departure. Please call!
May Jun Jul Aug

 

Antarctica

Antarctica, The Falklands and South Georgia

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Akademik Sergey Vavilov

A 24-day adventure aboard the Akademik Sergey Vavilov that retraces the routes of early explorers through remote Sub-Antarctic Islands to the Antarctic Peninsula. We tour Buenos Aires then visit the Falkland Islands, South Georgia Island, the South Shetland Islands, Elephant Island, and the Antarctic Peninsula.

24 Days
from $19,995 per person
Feb

 

Baja - Sea of Cortez

Baja's Whale Bounty

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Safari Voyager

Kids in Nature

An 8-day adventure by small ship, kayak, motorized inflatable boat and on foot, encounter flora and fauna that are found nowhere else in the world. In this World Heritage biosphere reserve, experience pods of dolphins numbering in the thousands and view many whale species including the largest living being on earth - the blue whale. Special Marine Biology, Photography and Family departures.

8 Days
from $2,695 per person (kid's rates on Family departures)
Jan Feb Mar

Cousteau's Aquarium of the World

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Safari Voyager

Kids in Nature

Described by Jacques Cousteau as "the aquarium of the world," the Sea of Cortez is one of the most biologically diverse marine environments on Earth. This is a diverse exploration combining wildlife, wilderness and local culture. Snorkel in Cabo Pulmo National Park, hike desert trails among giant cacti, visit with a local ranchero family, ride a burro thorugh the arroyo, stroll in La Paz, watch whales and dolphins, shop Loreto's craft markets, hike to the Lost Dolores Mission, kayak in turquoise waters, swim with sea lions, beachcomb, paddle board, skiff ride and relax.

Special Kids in Nature Family departures.

8 Days
from $2,695 per person (kid's rates on Family departures)
Apr May Jun Dec

 

Gálapagos Islands

Origins of Species

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Integrity
Reina Silvia


We journey back in time, to a remote place like no other, for an experience that may forever change the way you view life on the planet. We hike, swim, snorkel and meander among birds and animals that have no fear of us, that return our curiosity as we enter their world. Our "home" is the elegant Integrity or Reina Silvia. Come home renewed!

Chose one of two excellent cruising routes: the Western Route and the Eastern Route.

11 Days
from $5,395 per person
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

 

Extended Galápagos

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Integrity
Reina Silvia

 

Extend your Galapagos adventure with a longer stay at the Royal Palm Resort on Santa Cruz Island. We spend two nights at this charming resort and spa in the highlands. During the day, we hike to Tortuga Bay, visit tortoises in the wild, learn at the Darwin Station, and have time to swim or have a massage at the Royal Palm Resort. Then we board the Integrity or Reina Silvia for a week more of Galapagos discovery.

12 Days
from $5,895 per person
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

 

Ultimate Galápagos

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Integrity
Reina Silvia

 

Experience all of Galapagos. While cruising one of our two breath-taking island routes is an amazing experience, the other route is just as incredible. Why chose just one of them, when you can take a trip around the entire archipelago on a two week cruise that covers both the Eastern and Western routes.

You start with an overnight on Santa Cruz then you board the first of your selected yachts for a week of cruising on either the Western or Eastern route. At the end of the week, you have a day on Santa Cruz then board your chosen yacht for a second week of adventure on the other route. A superb experience.

18 Days
$11,295 per person
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

 

Galápagos with Dr. Linda Cayot
of the Galápagos Conservancy

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Integrity

Naturalists

 

A special collaboration with the Galapagos Conservancy. These unique departures feature lectures and behind-the-scenes tours of the Charles Darwin Research Station and visits from special guests from the Charles Darwin Research Station and other institutions.

Galapagos Conservancy’s Science Advisor, Dr. Linda Cayot, will be the trip leader. Linda is the former Head of Science at the Charles Darwin Research Station and participated in the historic re-introduction of tortoises to the island of Pinta. Your adventure will certainly feature highlights and updates on this special event. Read more about the Pinta Project

Our highly experienced naturalist Richard Polatty, who has worked as a naturalist and guided in Galapagos for almost two decades, will head up the expedition.

Approximately 12% of the tour cost is a tax-deductible contribution to Galapagos Conservancy and automatically entitles you to membership in our elite Galapagos Ambassador Society.

12 Days
from $7,750 per person
2014, 2015

 

Galápagos and Ecuador

Galápagos with Amazon Jungle

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Integrity
Reina Silvia

 

Galápagos combined with a 5-day/4-night Upper Amazon wildlife and botanical adventure. First you'll explore Galápagos on our Origins of Species Adventure, then you'll head to an Amazonian jungle lodge on the Rio Napo. There you'll see orchids and caimans, learn about medicinal plants and the Achuar Indians, and see or hear hundreds of birds of great variety. You may spot river dolphins and sloths. You'll even have a chance to swim with piranhas!

17 Days
from $6,895 per person
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Oct Nov Dec

 

Galápagos with Ecuadorian Countryside

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Integrity
Reina Silvia

 

Start your Ecuador and Galápagos adventure with a cultural excursion into the verdant countryside north of Quito. Visit lush rose farms and the native Indian market of Otavalo. Luxuriate for two nights at the lovely La Mirage Garden Spa, known for fine dining, an elegant spa and excellent service. Stroll the lush gardens, take a horseback ride, swim, have a hot stone massage, walk through the neighboring countryside, or relax in front of your private fireplace.

14 Days
from $6,795 per person
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

 

Galápagos with Hacienda Zuleta

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Integrity

 

After Galápagos, stay at the working colonial Ecuadorian hacienda, Zuleta, where past and present blend into an unforgettable experience of hospitality, cuisine and countryside activities. Horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking, strolling, carriage riding, cooking lessons, embroidery lessons, touring the cheese factory, watching the horse trainers, and visiting the Condor rehabilitation program are some of the many activities at Hacienda Zuleta. At the end of your stay, you will visit the Otavalo Market and a rose farm.

14 Days
from $7,695 per person
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

 

Galápagos and Peru

Peru and Galápagos

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Integrity
Reina Silvia

 

A 20-day adventure bringing you to the heights of Machu Picchu and the pleasurable remoteness of the Galápagos Islands. And without skimping on either! This superb itinerary includes 3 days in Machu Picchu, plus Cuzco, Urubamba Valley, Lima, Quito, Santa Cruz Island, and an 8-day Galapagos Island cruise. You travel so far, it's not fun to skimp on any part of these fantastic places.

20 Days
from $11,695 per person
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

 

Machu Picchu and the Galápagos

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Integrity
Reina Silvia

 

Explore the magic of Machu Picchu and the Urubamba Valley before cruising the Enchanted Isles on our Origins of Species adventure. This 16-day journey begins in Peru with a walking tour of Cuzco, a night in Urubamba Valley and two nights at Machu Picchu. Then it's off to Galapagos!

16 Days
from $10,495 per person
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Oct Nov

 

Patagonia

Patagonia—The Wild South

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Via Australis
Stella Australis

 

Tierra del Fuego, Straits of Magellan, Argentine Patagonia & Explora Lodge. A 16-day exploration of wildlife and wild lands in the tip of South America. Cruise the Straits of Magellan aboard the Via Australis or Stella Australis to see penguins, dolphins, seabirds, elephant seals and dozens of fjords and glaciers. Explore the Argentine Patagonia from Los Notros and trek the Perito Moreno Glacier. Spend 5 days exploring Torres del Paine, walking, hiking, riding, dining well and luxuriating at the stunning Explora Lodge.

16 Days
A Private Journey—call for pricing and options
Feb Mar

 

Patagonian Spring

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Whale watching, Wildflowers, Buenos Aires, Peninsula Valdes, Cerro Fitzroy, Torres del Paine & Explora Lodge. Begin in Buenos Aires, the city that pulsates tango and never sleeps, for culture, fine dining and dancing. Fly south to the desert of Peninsula Valdes to see whales, penguins, elephant seals and guanacos. In Patagonia you'll see spring flowers, Viedma and Perito Moreno Glaciers (mini-trek and Lost Notros included) and the towering peak of Fitzroy. In Torres del Paine, after a day's walking or hiking (or soaking in the spa), you'll dine and sleep well at Explora Lodge for 4-nights. Spring is a greener time with lots going on.

16 Days
A Private Journey—call for pricing and options
Oct Nov Dec

 

Christmas and New Years in Patagonia

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Christmas in Patagonia and New Years in Buenos Aires. This 12-Day adventure combines five nights at the incomparable Tierra Patagonia Lodge and Spa with five nights in Buenos Aires at the Hub Poretño. Tierra Patagonia is situated in the eastern edge of Torres del Paine National Park on the shores of Lake Saramiento. The lodge is our base for hiking, horseback riding and exploring this remote, inspiring natural wonder. Hub Poretño, with just 11 rooms in the heart of the chic Recoleta district of Buenos Aires, the perfect spot from which to explore this rich city. Both remote and cosmopolitan, this will be a very rewarding holiday.

12 Days
from $7,195 per person
Dec

 

Peru

Cultures of Peru

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Peru's rich cultural history began long before the Incas. Explore the pre-Columbian coastal cultures of Paracas, Nazca, Ica, Sipan, Chan Chan, Tucume, Chimu, and Moche. Visit markets and shamans, learn about Peru's Spanish and African heritage. Then head to the Andes for the Incas: Cuzco, Urubamba and 3-days/2-nights at Machu Picchu!

17 Days
A Private Journey—call for pricing and options
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

 

Mysteries of Peru

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The mysterious Nazca Lines have puzzled for generations. Come make your own analysis, over pisco or wine, as you explore Peru's southern coastal desert. The vast museum collections in Lima will highlight your discoveries. Then it's off to Cuzco, the Urubamba Valley, and 3-days/2-nights at Machu Picchu--an INCA exclusive!

14 Days
A Private Journey—call for pricing and options
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

 

Center of the Inca Universe

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Unmatched in stonework, the Incas centered their world in Cuzco and the fertile Urubamba Valley. Explore past and present, ruins and markets, in Cuzco, Pisac, Chincheros, Ollantaytambo and more. Visit extensive museum collections in Lima and dine on ceviche. Plus an INCA exclusive 3-days/2-nights at Machu Picchu.

11 Days
from $5,895 per person
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Sep Oct Nov Dec

 

Wonders of Machu Picchu

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Machu Picchu has intrigued generations. Come experience for yourself the magic. With an INCA exclusive 3-days/2-nights at Machu Picchu, you have time to explore remote corners, contemplate at your own pace and hike (if you choose) with our guide to Huana Picchu, Machu Picchu Mountain, the Stone Bridge, or the Gate of the Sun. Also visit Cuzco, Sacsayhuaman and the Urubamba Valley.

7 Days
from $4,695 per person
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Sep Oct Nov Dec

 

The Salcantay Trail

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Start in Lima, Cuzco and the Urubamba Valley to be immersed in Inca history and modern culture (and acclimatize). Head into the pristine, remote Vilcanota range for a fully-portered 6-day trek over a 15,000' pass by Mt. Salcantay, "the Wild Man," then down into the jungle past orchids, bromeliads, coffee, bananas and hot springs. We take the train to Machu Picchu and end our trip with 3-days/2-nights exploring these amazing ruins. INCA's first and a favorite adventure.

16 Days
A Private Journey—call for pricing and options
Jul Aug Sep

 

Peru Explorer

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Cuzco, Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca, Colca Canyon and La Ciudad Blanca: Arequipa. Ancient and modern Peru come together in this adventure. Inca history in Lima, Cuzco, Urubamba Valley, Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca contrasts with the spectacular Canyon del Colca (far deeper than the Grand Canyon) and colonial Arequipa, the city build of white limestone in the high desert at the base of snowcapped Volcan Misti.

17 Days
A Private Journey—call for pricing and options
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

 

Turkey

Origins of Civilization

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Gulets (yachts)


A 19-day Turkish Adventure, including ruins and artifacts from the Hittites, Greeks, Romans, Lycians, Carians, Seljuks, Ottomans and others. Walk and balloon in Cappadocia, cruise and hike along the Turquoise Coast, and explore and luxuriate in exotic Istanbul at the Four Seasons Hotel. And all the while enjoy INCA's exclusive events and treats.

19 Days
from $9,995 per person
May Jun Sep Oct

 

A Turkish Adventure

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Gulets (yachts)


A shorter, 14-Day version of our Origins of Civilization itinerary, including a 5-day blue water cruise, great Graeco-Roman ruins and exotic Istanbul. Everything but Cappadocia!

14 Days
from $8,995 per person
May Jun Sep Oct