Explore Machu Picchu & The Amazon River

From €2799 per person
  • Duration:
    11 Days
  • Available From:
    Selected Departures in 2021

Combine two amazing adventures in one unforgettable 11-day trip that takes in the wonder of Machu Picchu and the mystical Amazon River. Ride the scenic train to the famous Inca ruins, then venture deep into the rainforest on a riverboat, spotting wildlife along the way. From the pinnacle of a fascinating civilization to the depths of pristine wilderness, this journey will ignite your passion for adventure.

IS THIS TOUR FOR ME?

  • TRAVEL STYLE: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC JOURNEYS
  • Greater exploration, insider access, and the freedom to roam – all without sacrificing comfort.
  • SERVICE LEVEL: UPGRADED
  • Quality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.
  • PHYSICAL RATING: 3 - AVERAGE
  • Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
  • TRIP TYPE: SMALL GROUP
  • Small group experience; Max 16 (land), Max 28 (riverboat).
  • AGE REQUIREMENT: 12+
  • All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Traditional Andean Experience, Urubamba
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Cusco Planetarium, Cusco
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Wildlife Rescue Centre and Butterfly Farm, Iquitos
  • Your G for Good Moment: Parque de la Papa (Potato Park), Urubamba
  • Your G for Good Moment: Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley, Lamay
  • Your Discover Moment: Cusco
  • Arrival transfer
  • Two-day Sacred Valley tour including Ollantaytambo, Moray, and Pisac ruins and pre-Inca salt pans
  • Traditional pachamanca-style dinner
  • Scenic train and guided tour of Machu Picchu
  • Three-day (2 nts) aboard the Amatista Amazon Riverboat
  • Orientation tour of Iquitos
  • Launches and land excursions with our expert naturalist team
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • ACCOMMODATIONS: Hotels (8 nts), Amatista Amazon Riverboat (2 nts).
  • MEALS: 10 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Allow USD275-360 for meals not included.
  • STAFF & EXPERTS: CEO (Chief Experience Officer) from day 1-8, 2 Certified Amazon Reserve naturalist guide and support staff aboard the Amatista.

DAY 1 LIMA

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

DAY 2 LIMA/URUBAMBA

Board an early flight to Cusco then head to the scenic Sacred Valley. Explore the pre-Inca salt pans of Las Salineras and tour the Maras and Moray ruins. Enjoy a traditional pachamanca-style meal of local specialties.

  • Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

DAY 3 URUBAMBA

Continue exploring the Sacred Valley with a visit to the “Parque de la Papa” (“Potato Park”). An exclusive experience for Journeys travellers and part of G Adventures for Good, you'll walk through this rural community with a local guide to learn about potato cultivation, weaving, and the importance of both to Andean culture. Also, explore the Ollantaytambo and Pisac ruins and visit the G Adventures-supported Sacred Valley Community Restaurant in Huchuy Qosqo.

Exclusive Inclusions:
Your Journeys Highlight Moment Traditional Andean Experience| Your G for Good Moment Parque de la Papa (Potato Park)| Your G for Good Moment Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley

  • Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

DAY 4 URUBAMBA/AGUAS CALIENTES

Catch an early transfer to Ollantaytambo station and board the scenic train to Aguas Calientes with the option to visit the market.

  • Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 5 AGUAS CALIENTES/CUSCO

Enjoy a guided tour of the Machu Picchu ruins. Get free time to explore on your own or take an optional visit to the Inca Bridge before returning to Cusco by train.

  • Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 6 CUSCO

Explore historic Cusco with options to visit museums or go whitewater rafting, horseback riding, or mountain biking. This evening, take in a different view of the night sky at the Cusco Planetarium. Enjoy a presentation on the southern sky, contemporary astronomy, and the ancient Inca relationship with the cosmos. Check out the on-site museum and use their telescopes to admire the stars.

Exclusive Inclusions: Your Journeys Highlight Moment Cusco Planetarium| Your Discover Moment

  • Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 7 CUSCO/IQUITOS

Catch an early morning flight to the bustling jungle port town of Iquitos. Enjoy an orientation of the town, then travel by boat to a unique floating restaurant specializing in local Amazonian cuisine.

  • Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

DAY 8 IQUITOS

Enjoy a morning excursion by boat to the Pilpintuwasi Butterfly farm and learn about butterflies and their importance to the Amazonian eco-system. Also visit a non-profit Wildlife Rescue Center, dedicated to protecting animals affected by poaching and trafficking. After, transfer to the riverboat, our home for the next two nights. Settle into your comfortable cabin and enjoy a briefing from the ship crew. The river exploration begins with an evening boat excursion by motorized skiff with our expert guide. Watch as the jungle comes alive with nocturnal species at nighttime.

Exclusive Inclusions: Your Journeys Highlight Moment Wildlife Rescue Centre and Butterfly Farm

  • Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

DAY 9 PACAYA SAMIRIA NATIONAL RESERVE

Head out into the Pacaya Samiria Reserve on a boat excursion and search for monkeys, sloths, and macaws. In the afternoon, take a walk through the jungle and visit a local community to learn about their traditions. After dinner, opt to go on a night excursion to Piranha Creek.

  • Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

DAY 10 PACAYA SAMIRIA NATIONAL RESERVE/LIMA

In the early morning explore the shoreline by boat, keeping your eyes peeled for wildlife. Leave the peacefulness of the river behind and visit a manatee rescue centre on the way to catching your flight back to Lima. Enjoy the evening in the city.

  • Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 11 LIMA

Depart at any time.

  • Meals included: Breakfast

 

Prices are from per person - Tour Prices Only - Flights are extra. Prices are subject to change and availability at time of booking. Please call us on  0504 22200 and speak to Michael or Justin for more details. Guide Price Only

Other dates available throughout the year. Please call us on 0504 22200 for more details

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