aboard M/V Samba


with an optional extension to Machu Picchu & Peru's Sacred Valley

Welcome to our "Info Hub" for this trip.

We invite you first to download the PDF with full trip details, which contains most of the key information & visuals on our journey:

In this PDF you will find:

  • An overview of the main trip from August 16-26, 2022.

  • A trip map & a few destination photos

  • A detailed day-by-day itinerary

  • Rates & inclusions

  • Leader bios for photo pro/instructor Mollie Isaacs, photo pro/tour leader Temu Nana, onboard naturalist guide Juan Manuel Salcedo, and an overview on our expert local partners.

  • A brief presentation on the Samba

  • Details on the 2-night pre-trip extension in Quito.

  • How to sign up

  • Terms & Conditions

In addition to the above detailed trip PDF, please also find below the following supplements: (click the icons to access)

(photos also below)

The above photos were taken by Temu Nana during Open Sky Expeditions' August 2021 group trip.

click here to open full screen version of this photo gallery.


Please contact Open Sky Expeditions at, or call them at 1.844.OPENSKY or +1.212.441.0024.


You can fill in this registration form, and pay a $1,500 per person deposit to confirm participation on the trip.

Note: A second $1,500 deposit may be due if booking closer to departure.


We endeavor to be as organized as possible with presentation of helpful info for the trip. For example, you can expect to receive:

  • A timeline on what to expect between booking & departure (when balances are due, when to expect certain details, when certain actions should be taken, etc).

  • Flight guidance with parameters to help you book air tickets & contact info for a partner familiar with the trip that can assist with reservations.

  • Comprehensive Pre-Departure Information detailed what to expect & how to prepare for the trip.

And we remain just a call or email away for any questions you may have, at any time.