Hike to Machu Picchu with Independent Scholar Peter Frost
Hike the One-Day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu with famous explorer and independent scholar Peter Frost. Let famous explorers, anthropologists, and preservationists introduce you to Sacred Peru, a land where past and present are intimately and beautifully intertwined.
Take a journey from Machu Picchu and the Amazon through the sacred Inca heartland to the ancestral territory of Peru’s indigenous jungle tribes. Awake to a symphony of sounds at an award-winning Amazon eco lodge, and explore the canopy of the Amazon rainforest via a 1,135-foot treetop canopy walkway.
Luxury Trek to Machu Picchu on the Original Inca Trail
Discover the remarkable social and spiritual organization of the Inca Empire on a luxury trek to Machu Picchu. Hike through lush corn valleys, up and over the high puna, down a magnificent Inca staircase into a bamboo cloud forest, and through the Inti Punku, the Gate of the Sun, for your first glimpse of the mystical 15th century citadel of Machu Picchu.
Locally-Inspired Peru Journey to Nourish Your Soul
Explore the Lost City of the Incas with a local expert, and experience Andean culture first-hand through intimate encounters with Inca history experts, chicha brewers, traditional artisans, and Pisco sommeliers. Discover the most unique cultural and historical experiences in Peru on our distinctive, signature private Peru tour.
Private Machu Picchu Tour Designed & Delivered by Hand
Follow the footsteps of Hiram Bingham to Machu Picchu and discover Peru’s living culture in Cusco and the Sacred Valley. Let famous weavers, photography, and cultural experts introduce you to Sacred Peru, a land where past and present are intimately and beautifully intertwined.
Meet Peru’s foremost Pisco producers; savor fine wines at South America’s oldest bodega; learn gastronomic secrets with a top culinary specialist; explore an area of Peru that is often overlooked, but never under-appreciated. Glean a taste from our Insider as we raise our glass to one of Peru’s best kept secrets… ¡PISCO!
Mount Fitz Roy, Perito Moreno Glacier & the Paine Massif
Behold South America’s most impressive glaciers, fly-fish lonesome streams, ride horses through serene valleys, and savor the magnificence of “impossible” Andean peaks. Venture through untarnished Patagonian wilderness on this beautiful journey through one of the most wildly remote and enchanting frontiers on earth.
Experience laid-back luxury in Argentina’s winegrowing region, eat at Francis Mallman’s Siete Fuegos Restaurant, and sample a selection of small-batch boutique wines with an expert sommelier. Wine, dine, and wander your way from the wilds of Patagonia to the Napa Valley of South America on this tastefully designed private Argentina tour.
Immerse in Argentina’s living culture with the local gauchos, learning about their traditional sheep shearing, cattle wrangling and cooking styles. Drink mate and malbecs, prepare an asado with an Argentine cooking specialist, horseback ride at historic estancias from San Antonio de Areco to La Patagonia, and learn to play polo if you wish!
The history of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is a history rooted in being the last legitimate Wild West outlaws of the Americas, robbing trains, banks, stagecoaches, cattle companies, and ranches throughout North and South America. Before escaping the famed Pinkerton Detectives by taking false names in New York... Read More ›
How to Avoid Altitude Sickness in Peru The locals call it soroche, doctors call it AMS. Whatever you want to call it, elevation sickness is not something you want to mess around with and can easily spoil your trip to the Peruvian Highlands if you don’t take proper precautions. When... Read More ›
Paragon Expeditions Sponsors a Deaf Education Seminar in Cusco During an expedition to Peru in 2013, we met a young deaf boy named Dante Flores Apaza, who had recently moved from the remote mountain community of Q’eros to Cusco, where our good friend Holly Wissler is raising him and helping... Read More ›
Pachamanca in the Sacred Valley Do you dig traditional Peruvian food? Then try Pachamanca on your next Peru trip! The pachamanca (meaning “earth-pot” in Quechua) is a Peruvian traditional food made by stone-roasting potatoes, sweet corn (humitas), yucca, and other meats and vegetables inside of an earthen pot buried... Read More ›
Visit Colca Canyon Journey from Arequipa to Colca Canyon, One of the Deepest Canyons in the World Snuggled between towering Andean peaks in southern Peru, Colca Canyon is one of South America’s most amazing natural wonders. While many erroneously assume that the Grand Canyon is the deepest in the Western... Read More ›