There are many theories surrounding the history of the enigmatic citadel of Machu Picchu, built before the fifteenth century high in the Peruvian Andes. However, few people learn its history and mysteries from a serious and reliable source.
For us, it is a privilege to invite you to explore it with the renowned researcher, anthropologist, and ethnohistorian Jean-Jaques Decoster.
Introduce yourself to the world of Machu Picchu through a masterful private lecture, which will immerse you in the fascinating history of the Inca citadel.
Dine with the renowned historian at the Pre-Columbian Art Museum’s luxury restaurant and share an exquisite moment to dig deeper into Peruvian art, culture, and history.
Your experience begins by boarding a luxury train that will take you through the Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu.
Explore the seventh wonder of the world through the eyes of your expert host. Listen to anecdotes about the negotiations of pieces found in this site after their discovery in 1911, or theories about the purpose of this ancient city: was it was a palace, a religious center, a military fortress, or did they all converge in this masterpiece of Inca architecture and engineering?
To ensure the well-being and safety of our travelers and staff throughout our operational chain, Terra Explorer will comply with the health and safety measures and protocols established by the Peruvian Association of Adventure Tourism and Ecotourism (APTAE), and implement the Covid-19 health and safety guidelines for adventure tourism developed by the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA).
Our experiences are designed considering the least possible exposure, where the final destinations are usually remote places. By their very nature, our adventure activities are considered to be low risk, mainly because they are performed outdoors where ventilation is constant and making it easy to achieve social distancing.
During these times we are working together with a small staff of honorable people who have been part of the Terra Explorer family for many years. They and their families are aligned with the established health and safety measures. Employing these staff members also seeks to reactivate the local economy.
We guarantee a safe, soul-fulfilling trip to all our travelers for whom we make these adventures possible.
Terra Explorer will strictly comply with the safety, cleaning, and hygiene protocols during our internal processes, third parties, and throughout your trip. This involves:
Follow the instructions related to health and safety given by the Terra Explorer team and your guide, before and during your trip.
Stay home if:
With the intention of delivering the most flexibility at the time of confirming your trip, we will determine the amount of the initial deposit individually and according to your itinerary characteristics.
Secure your trip with a deposit and pay the rest in one or more payments, at a time that suits you best. Please make sure you adhere to our policy and pay in full at least 31 days prior to your trip date.
If you need to cancel your trip, we will apply the following flexible policies.
For more detailed information on our terms and conditions and Covid-19 policies, please contact us at [email protected]