Day by Day
Day 1 - Lima
Arrival, reception and transfer to your hotel
Day 2 - Lima - Cuzco
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Cusco. Arrival and transfer to your hotel. You will have an afternoon and evening of leisure to acclimatize to the altitude.
Day 3 - Cusco City Tour and Visit to Nearby Ruins
After breakfast, we will visit the city of Cusco on a guided sightseeing tour visiting the Main Square, the Cathedral and the Temple of the Sun or Korikancha. Then, we will drive out of the city to visit the Inca sites of Kenko, Tambomachay, PucaPucara and the impressive fortress of Sacsayhuaman, strategically built on a hill overlooking Cusco. Return to your hotel.
Day 4 - Sacred Valley of the Incas
Early pick up at your hotel Cusco and continue to the colorful town of Pisac (2,960m-9,708ft) with its famous artisans market wide variety of high quality handicrafts such as textiles, woven goods, carvings, etc. We can take our lunch. Later drive along the valley to Ollantaytambo (2,820m-9,249ft) and visit the ruins and town. The final stop is Chinchero (3,780m-12,398ft) with its native market and impressive colonial church. Return to your hotel in Cusco. Breakfast and lunch are included.
Day 5 - Cusco - Machu Picchu - Cusco
An early breakfast and transfer to the train station for our trip to Machu Picchu (“old peak”). The journey winds through the beautiful Urubamba river valley. Spend the morning and part of afternoon exploring these unforgettable ruins: Machu Picchu (2,360m-7,730Ft). This site, considered by many to be the crown jewel of the Inca Empire, never ceases to impress the visitor with its stone architecture. We’ll observe the Wayna Picchu (“young peak”, 2,411m-7,910ft), the jutting peak overlooking the ruins. After the tour, we’ll eat lunch in the village of Aguas Calientes (2,080m-6,820Ft). Return train back to Cusco, transfer to your hotel. Breakfast and lunch are included.
Day 6 - Cusco – Puerto Maldonado
After breakfast, flight to Puerto Maldonado (not included). Reception and transfer from the airport for the short journey by road to the Madre de Dios River. From here you will travel by motor boat along the river. During the trip, a packed lunch during which time you may see caiman, turtles and waterfowl etc. Arrival at the Amazon Lodge. Settle into your lodge. Night excursions followed by dinner.
Day 7 - Amazon Jungle
Day 8 - Amazon Jungle
After breakfast, follow the course of the river for approximately 1,5 hours in order to visit a native community. Occasionally you will see monkeys, river turtles, caiman and various birds in the dense vegetation of the riverbanks. Visit the “Project for the Rescue of Cultural Values” which supports the local native community “Palma Real”. This is the largest project of its kind in the Amazon with approximately 200 families of the Ese’eja tribe and is located at Gamitada Island. Circumnavigating the Gamatida Island you can occasionally see animals Return to the lodge for dinner.
Day 9 - Amazon Jungle –Lima
After a very early wake up, boarding of the canoe to return to Puerto Maldonado. Transfer to the airport for your flight to Lima and your return flight home. End of services
• Overnight accommodations with breakfasts
• All meals as indicated on the itinerary (B, L, D)
• All airport transfers
• Tours and excursions as per itinerary with English speaking guides
• Train tickets
OUR TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE:
• International flight to Peru
• Airport taxes
• Personal expenses such as telephone bills, laundry expenses, beverages, etc
• Insurance against theft, loss, illness and/or accident etc
Machu Picchu & Amazon Tour
9 Days / 8 Nights
Price starting at: $0 per person