Indulge in Peru

Travel Type

Custom Travel

Duration

14DAYS

Starts In

Lima

Starting From

USD $11500

Indulge in Peru

Lima, Cuzco, Northern Amazon by luxury cruise

Discover Lima, cruise the Amazon and experience Cuzco and Machu Picchu in the utmost luxury. Be adventurous without sacrificing your comfort and style by staying in elite hotels and exploring on a boutique river vessel,

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$11,800.00$12,810.00

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Rates valid to DEC 2018 in twin share basis.

Please enquire for single or 2019 rates.

Departure dates vary according to cruise dates.

Start Here

1. Uncover the details of your itinerary by clicking on the + sign.
2. For highlighted days, select your excursion using the Experience Builder (blue box on the right.)
3. After creating your custom experience, select your preferred travel accommodation style

DAY 1 Arrive Lima

A representative will be waiting to greet you on arrival into Lima airport and promptly take you to settle in to your chosen hotel, ready for the following day’s exploring.

DAY 2 Explore Lima

Your first exploration of Lima will be led by your exclusive guide who will drive and walk you through the distinctly colonial and modern areas of the Peruvian Capital. The city is a great introduction to the local culture and you will visit... An added benefit will be to discover the sacred pyramid of Huacca Puclanna. Relax and enjoy the evening at your chosen hotel.

DAY 3 Lima on your terms

Today you can choose how to further explore the lively Peruvian capital from a range of excursions. Choices include absorbing yourself in the past by exploring the mysterious ruins of Pachamachac – the great Inca warrior and the accompanying archaeology museum, you taste and master the secrets of the gastronomic capital of South America in a cooking class, peruse through the extensive collection gold, silver and pottery collections at the Larco museum and enjoy lunch or dinner at its renowned restaurant or take in the spectacle of Peruvian equestrian tradition with Paso horse display. Choose an excursion in the Package Builder

DAY 4 Journey to the Amazon

You will be collected for your morning flight to Puerto Maldonado, the gateway to the Southern Peruvian Amazon. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your lodge by motorised canoe the Tambopata Reserve. Start wandering through the trails systems of the lodge that will be your base to discover this region for the next few nights. Enjoy a twilight river excursion before dinner and resting for the next two big days of exploring.

DAY 5 Cruise through the Northern Pervuian Amazon

Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the rainforest with an inclusive program at your ecolodge which includes excursions led by naturalist guides such jungle hikes and trails, boat trips or night walks and visits to nearby villages.

DAY 6 Explore the mighty river and rainforest

Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the rainforest with an inclusive program at your ecolodge which includes excursions led by naturalist guides such jungle hikes and trails, boat trips or night walks and visits to nearby villages.

DAY 7 Continue exploring the Amazon

DAY 8 Journey to Lima

Bid an early morning farewell to the Amazon before returning to Puerto Maldonado to board your flight to Cuzco. On arrival, a representative will take you through the scenic mountains and landscape to the Sacred Valley of the Incas where you will spend the first two nights to help acclimatise to the altitude.

DAY 9 Journey to the Sacred Valley

This morning you will fly to Lima for your flight to Cuzco (included) before your guide drives you to the scenic Sacred Valley region where you will stay the night in order for you to acclimatise better to the high altitude. Choose an excursion in the Package Builder

DAY 10 Sacred Valley on your terms

Choose how you explore this picturesque area: discover the Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo as well as the ruins and neighbouring town of Pisac with its famous market, OR head out to the impressive the salt pans of Moray, the ruins of Maras and stop at the authentic Andean village of Chincheros ( market visits possible on Sundays) OR you can horseride to Ollantaytambo for different perspective of these ruins OR interact with a local Quechua community and learn the about traditional Andean weaving techniques as part of the Awamaki social project.

DAY 11 Journey to Machu Picchu

Early this morning you will head to the station to board your train, where for the next hour and a half, the train will meander its way through the mountains and switchbacks before reaching Aguas Calientes, the town below Machu Picchu. After a short bus trip up the iconic mountain, you will enter the gates of this incredible relic of the mysterious Inca civilisation.

Your guide will take you through some of the features and explain why the Incas where considered so advanced by looking at the concepts and theories behind their advanced building, irrigation and farming system. You can choose to continue exploring the site from the many platforms and vantage points at your leisure. Afterwards, board the bus back to town to settle into your hotel.

DAY 12 Journey to Cuzco

Today is free to relax at Aguas Calientes before your afternoon train return to Cuzco. Please tell us if you would like to visit the ruins today or if you would like to attempt the Huayna Picchu Climb so we can add this to your request. (Please note that these must be booked in advance as there are limited spaces, particularly the climb which is capped at 400 people daily.) Read more.

After a combined 3 hour train and bus trip, you will arrive into the Inca capital of Cuzco, where remnants of this great civilisation are everywhere. Overnight at your selected hotel.

DAY 13 Cuzco on your terms

The Inca capital of Cuzco is a highlight in its own right. With buildings everywhere made of specially cut stone, cobblestone streets and alleyways infused with grand plazas and colonial architecture, the city is truly unique.

As a freedom day you get to choose how best to discover this cultural jewel.... You can take a half day tour of the city including the sun palace of Q’oricancha and outer ruins of Q’enko or choose to explore the city on your own and enjoy lunch or dinner at famous fusion tapas restaurant Cicciolina or MAP Cafe in the courtyard of the Precolumbian Art Museum (entrance not included.)
Choose an excursion in the Package Builder

DAY 14 Finish your journey in Lima

Today you will finish your voyage into this civilisation and be transferred back to the airport for your flight to Lima. Your experience finishes at Lima airport.

Departs
Highlights

Colonial Capital of Lima, luxury cruising through the Amazon, discovering the Sacred Valley of the Incas, incredible ruins of Machu Picchu, the beautiful Inca capital of Cuzco.

Includes

Extensive touring activities in Lima, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Cuzco including entrances
13 nights quality lodging in your choice of 5 star or 5 star + accommodation
4 Internal flights between Lima - Iquitos - Lima - Cuzco - Lima included
5 day Amazon river cruise program including all activities, gourmet meals, entrances
Return luxury Hiram Bingham train journey from Cuzco/Ollanta to Machu Picchu
Pick-up and drop off service between airports and hotels
Flexibility to customise your trip even further with your choice of excursions
13 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 6 dinners
On ground support and assistance in case of emergency
Opportunity to learn more with your local, professional and English speaking guides (in most cases,these guides are exclusive to you)
Make your flight guarantee* (when booking flights with us)
Deposit Now, Pay Balance later payment options
Exclusive Voyage Packs filled with premium travel accessories and documentation
Bonus Restaurant Reservation Service

Best time

Year round, wildlife activity in Amazon varies according to seasons, High Water (December to May) and Low Water (June to November)

Visas

Australians do not require.

Currency

Peruvian Soles/US Dollar

BOOK

You can request availability using the package builder on the right of this page or book through your local travel agent.

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