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Best of Peru & the Amazon

(12 Days)

Lima | Yucay | Cusco | Puno | Iquitos

Dates

07.08.2020 21.08.2020 18.09.2020 09.10.2020
06.11.2020 20.11.2020
Day Routing
01 Fri Lima

Arrival in Lima and transfer to the hotel.

02 Sat Lima

City tour including San Francisco Convent and Larco Museum.
Optional: Visit of the Waterpark and dinner.

03 Sun Lima - Cusco - Yucay

Transfer to the airport and flight to Cusco. Transfer to the hotel in Yucay, in the Sacred Valley. On the way visit to the Chinchero Community and its Sunday market, originally dedicated to the people of the valley to barter their products. Transfer to “El Mirador de Racchi” for a splendid view of the Sacred Valley.

04 Mon Yucay

Half day excursion to visit the Ollantaytambo ruins followed by lunch at a local restaurant.
Afternoon at leisure. Optional: Moray and Maras OR Trekking to the terraces of Yucay.

05 Tue Yucay - Machu Picchu - Cusco

Full day excursion by Vistadome train to visit the Incan site of Machu Picchu including a guided visit. Return by train and bus to Cusco.

06 Wed Cusco

Half day city tour in Cusco including the ruins around Cusco like Sacsayhuaman.

07 Thu Cusco - Puno

Transfer to the bus station. Panoramic drive in public bus to Puno (on shared basis) with visits en route. Lunch included. Transfer to the hotel.

08 Fri Puno - Lima

Full day boat excursion on Lake Titicaca to visit the Uros Indians and Taquile Island (on shared basis). Lunch included. Afterwards transfer to the airport of Juliaca. Flight to Lima and transfer to the hotel.

09 Sat Lima - Iquitos

Transfer to the airport, flight to Iquitos in the Amazon region. Brief city orientation and boat transfer (on shared basis) to the lodge. Lunch and dinner included.

10 Sun Iquitos

Morning boat ride, spotting for dolphins, to visit a small village of Yagua Indians. Afternoon walking excursion to the neighbouring town of Indiana (both on shared basis). Full board included.

11 Mon Iquitos

Excursion to visit the ExplorNapo Lodge for breakfast and hike to the spectacular Canopy Walkway spanning over 500m. After lunch, visit the "ReNuPeRu" Ethnobotanical Garden where over 240 medicinal plants are cultivated by a local shaman (all on shared basis). Full board included.

12 Tue Iquitos - Lima

Transfer to the airport, flight back to Lima. End of the roundtrip and departure flight or post-tour.

Extensions

For individual extensions we recommend follow Pre- and Post-tours:
"Northern Peru"
"Paracas & Nazca"

or request any further customized extension package.