Peruvian Paradise: Machu Picchu and The Amazon UJ2

13 Days From £0 (2,875 USD)

Take a fascinating journey thought the Peruvian Inca’s history, ending it with an adventure at the endless green of the jungle. Sail down the Amazon River and lose yourself within the exotic vegetation and sounds of nature.

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Key Information

Travel Style: Small Group
Start Location: Lima, Peru
End Location: Lima, Peru
Accommodation: Hotels
Period: All Year Round
Difficulty: Suitable For Most Travellers

About The Operator

Accreditations: We are all certified IATA Travel Agents
Years In Business: 10

Destinations: Lima, Cuzco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu and the Amazon (Iquitos).

Description

A full day by day itinerary will be provided by the tour operator when you make an enquiry about this holiday.

Includes
Permanent assistance 24 /7
All nights of hotel accommodation
All transfers from/ to airport, train and bus stations
All air tickets within Peru
Roundtrip train tickets to Machu Picchu
All entrance tickets for the described excursion
Meals mentioned in the itinerary
Professional local English speaking guides

Excludes
International air tickets from/to your home country
Airport taxes (unless included in the airfare)
Personal expenses such us phone calls, mini bar, day use, late check outs, etc.
Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
Tips and gratuities

Important notes
Pick up times for transfers and tours will be added once we have the travel dates of your trip and confirmed in the final itinerary
Departure dates are not fixed
We strongly recommend you to obtain travel insurance.

Prices per person - please submit an enquiry to receive a personalized itinerary and costs.

Itinerary
Day 01. ARRIVAL IN LIMA. Arrival in Lima. After customs, you will find our representative waiting for you to pick you up and take you to the hotel. Upon your arrival at the hotel, our representative will assist you during the check-in and will give you your travel documents. Overnight in Lima. Meals included: none
Day 02. LIMA CITY TOUR. You will have a tour through Lima’s streets and plazas. Starting at the Love Park in Miraflores, with a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean, then you will go to San Isidro, financial center of the city to visit the Huaca Huallamarca, ancient pre-Incan shrine. After this, you will visit the Historical Center: Plaza Mayor ( Main Square ), the Government Palace, the Archbishop's Palace, the City Hall and old streets with colonial mansions and Moorish balconies. You will also explore the Santo Domingo convent. Finally you will return to the hotel. Overnight in Lima. Meals included: Breakfast
Day 03. LIMA – CUSCO. Meeting with your guide at the hotel and transfer to the airport. Upon your arrival, your guide will assist you in the counter of the airline. One hour and ten minutes flight to Cusco city. Upon your arrival at the airport, you will find our representative who will take you to the hotel. CUSCO CITY TOUR. You will start with a tour that will show you the amazing colonial city built on the foundations of the Inca palaces and in the shape of a Puma, a holy animal in the Inca beliefs. You will visit the Koricancha or Temple of the Sun, where you can appreciate the incredible masonry of the Incas, the Plaza de Armas and the Cathedral with its carved woodworks, altars and paintings. Then you will be driven to Sacsayhuaman, a massive Inca fortress located just outside of Cusco. Finally, you will visit the underground cave and temple of Qenqo and Tambomachay, known as the Baths of the Inca. Overnight in Cusco. Meals included: Buffet breakfast
Day 04. PISAC MARKET & OLLANTAYTAMBO FORTRESS. You will be driven through a scenic landscape to the Sacred Valley of the Incas or Urubamba Valley. Arriving at the town of Pisac, located at an hour drive from Cusco, you will visit the colorful Pisac Market, where local people meet to sell or exchange their merchandise as they have done it for centuries. If you would like to taste something, try a piece of bread or a delicious corn. There is also a market where you will find colorful handcraft, textiles, pottery, silver jewelry, etc. Continue with the tour, you will stop in a local restaurant to enjoy a delicious buffet lunch. The tour continues to the town of Ollantaytambo from where you will climb up to its imposing Inca fortress at the top of the mountain and have one of the best views of the Valley. This tour will end at the hotel in the Sacred Valley. Overnight at the Sacred Valley. Meals included: Buffet breakfast and lunch
Day 05. MACHU PICCHU. Early in the morning, your guide will meet you at your hotel to take you to Ollanta Train Station where the train will be waiting to transfer you to Machu Picchu, one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. Upon your arrival in Machu Picchu town (also known as Aguas Calientes) your local guide will be waiting for you to assist you on boarding your bus up to the Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu. Lost in history, it was not discovered until 1911 by the American explorer Hiram Bingham. After a guided -private tour of the ruins, you will have a self-service lunch at Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge and then some free time to explore the citadel by your own. Overnight in Machu Picchu Town. Meals included: Buffet breakfast and lunch
Day 06. HUAYNA PICCHU MOUNTAIN – SACRED VALLEY. Free morning to climb up the Huayna Picchu Mountain (Young Mountain). From the top of the mountain it is possible to find some archeological remains and take the best pictures of the citadel. In the afternoon, you will take your train back to the Sacred Valley where your guide will be waiting for you to take you to the hotel. Overnight at the Sacred Valley. Meals included: Buffet breakfast
Day 07. MARAS & MORAY. Finalize your adventure in the Sacred Valley of the Incas visiting two great sites. Over an old huge plateau, is located Moray, an agricultural terrace complex and are one of the most beautiful Inca creations. You will continue along Andes from which it is possible to observe the range of mountains of Urubamba towards Maras the famous Inca salt mines are constituted by about 3000 small pools, constructed in a slope of a mountain. The local people happily demonstrate the ancient techniques to visitors. Your tour will end in Cusco city where you will still have a free afternoon to enjoy the city. Overnight in Cusco. Meals included: Buffet breakfast
Day 08. CUSCO – LIMA – IQUITOS. Meeting with your guide at the hotel and transfer to the airport. Upon your arrival, your guide will assist you in the counter of the airline. One hour and fifteen minutes flight to Lima city. Arrival in Lima and connection with your flight to Iquitos. Two hours flight to Iquitos city. Arrival in Iquitos, welcome and transfer to the hotel. Free afternoon for personal activities. Overnight in Iquitos. Meals included: Breakfast
Day 09. IQUITOS – LODGE. TAHUAYO LODGE (Day 01) Reception at the hotel and transfer to the dock to take a speedboat to the lodge. Upon arrival, orientation and free time to relax and enjoy the lodge. At night, excursion by boat to see nocturnal wildlife. Overnight at the Tahuayo lodge. Meals included: Lunch and dinner
Day 10. TAHUAYO LODGE (Day 02) Every day your guide will discuss a menu of excursions to choose from, such as canoe trips in lakes, rivers and flooded forest, motorboat trips to a variety of wildlife habitats, long or short hikes through a variety of ecosystems, nature photography excursions, visit to native villages or markets, Canopy Zip Lines or have a session with a native shaman. Your itinerary will be to fit your needs and interests. Overnight at the Tahuayo lodge Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Day 11. TAHUAYO LODGE (Day 03) Every day your guide will discuss a menu of excursions to choose from, such as canoe trips in lakes, rivers and flooded forest, motorboat trips to a variety of wildlife habitats, long or short hikes through a variety of ecosystems, nature photography excursions, visit to native villages or markets, Canopy Zip Lines or have a session with a native shaman. Your itinerary will be to fit your needs and interests. Overnight at the Tahuayo lodge. Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Day 12. LODGE - IQUITOS – LIMA. TAHUAYO LODGE (Day 04) Transfer to the lodge headquarters by boat and then to the airport to take your flight back to Lima. Two hours flight to Lima city. Upon your arrival at the airport, you will find our representative who will take you to the hotel. Overnight in Lima. Meals included: Breakfast
Day 13. FLIGHT BACK HOME. At accorded time, transfer back to the airport to take your flight back home. Meals included: Breakfast