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Duration: 13 Days

Luxury and comfort rolled up in one journeying through Peru. Relax and rejuvenate with a voyage to the Amazon River being pampered enjoying nature. Travel to the Sacred Valley of the Incas touring the archeological sites and colorful markets. Experience the magic at Machu Picchu basking in its beauty. Walk around the charming city of Cusco with its glorious Inca and Colonial architecture. Delight in the splendors of life visiting Lima the city of Kings tasting delicious cuisine.

Itinerary

Day 1 Welcome to Lima, Capital of Peru
Arrive in the Lima airport where our representative will greet you and private transfer to your hotel in Miraflores. If arriving in the evening you will spend the night at the airport hotel or if arriving in the morning or afternoon we will take you to Miraflores.
Hotel in Lima
No meals

Hotel Selection in Lima
4* Costa del Sol by Wyndham airport hotel
5* Belmond Miraflores Park, Country Club Lima Hotel, Hotel B

Day 2 Lima - Luxury Aria Amazon Cruise of Iquitos 5 Days
NOTE: If the Aria Cruise is not available we will offer you an alternative the Delfin Cruise. These cruises have specific departure dates and availability.
Today adventure in luxury begins with a flight to Iquitos. You will be greeted at the airport in Iquitos by our specialized team and travel by air-conditioned vehicle through the Peruvian countryside to arrive at our Nauta Lounge in time for lunch, or we will serve a box lunch en route depending on the flight arrival time. In the afternoon, we will set off on your first skiff excursion to visit the birthplace of the Amazon. Then we will board the ARIA AMAZON and settle into your comfortable suite as you begin one of life's greatest adventures. Following a routine safety drill and introduction to our naturalist guides, we gather for innovative Amazonian cuisine created by our Executive Chef Pedro Miguel Schiaffino, whose restaurant, Malabar, is the one of Lima's top ranked dining experiences.
Lunch and dinner included

Day 3 Ucayali River - Pacaya River
We start the day like Amazon River dwellers, cruising along the Ucayali River on skiffs. Observe the farmers and fishermen go about their daily lives, we search for pink river dolphins in these pristine waters. Later in the day, we return to the skiffs, to ride along the black waters of the Pacaya River at dusk, searching for the mysterious wildlife that come out after dark and with extraordinary stargazing.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Day 4 Pacaya River - Ucayali River - Tapiche River
The rewards of our early start today are plentiful, including a breakfast picnic accompanied by jungle symphony and fishing along the black waters of the Pacaya River. After lunch, we venture out by skiffs on the Ucayali River alongside the banana boats transporting jungle products to the port of Requena, keeping an eye out for pink river dolphins.

Day 5 Clavero Lake - San Jose De Sarapanga Forest
Today, choose to go jungle walking, canoeing, kayaking or swimming on the black water Yarapa or Clavero River in the morning. Come afternoon, take a short jungle walk in the San Jose de Sarapanga forest and see the unforgettable giant water lilies. This evening before dinner, we will gather to introduce you to some of the crewmembers whom you may not have met, working "behind the scenes" to ensure your countless exceptional experiences aboard the ARIA AMAZON.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Day 6 Nauta - Manatee Rescue Center - Cusco - Sacred Valley of the Incas
This morning, we will visit the local fresh market with your guides who can identify the day's catch by the fishermen of Amazonia and the region's exotic fruits. Return to the ARIA for breakfast and to pack. Before saying goodbye, we visit the Manatee Rescue Center, a kind of animal orphanage for Amazonian manatees to rescue, rehabilitate and release them back into the wild. Then visit the San Juan craft market on route to the airport. Depending on your flight time enjoy lunch or a box lunch. Fly to Cusco where our staff will greet you and take you to the Sacred Valley of the Incas where the altitude is lower.
Hotel in the Sacred Valley
Breakfast and lunch included

Hotel Selection in the Sacred Valley
5* Belmond Rio Sagrado, Tambo del Inka

Day 7 Pisac ruins market - Taray Viewpoint - Ollantaytambo Ruins - Urubamba
After a delicious breakfast start your cultural tour of the Sacred Valley. Tour the Inca ruins of Pisac and a short hike to the Inti Watana (Sun Temple), baths, altars, water fountains and ceremonial platform. Following a drive down to the town of Pisac for a stroll around the handicraft market where you can pick up some souvenirs. Splendid views from the viewpoint of Taray for some nice pictures. We will feast on a delicious lunch at the Sarapampa Hacienda from the farm to the table. After lunch we will visit the Inca town of Ollantaytambo for a walk around the ruins facing town. Stroll the ancient streets with its Inca design that can still be seen. Return to your hotel to enjoy its amenities.
Hotel in the Sacred Valley
Breakfast and lunch included

Day 8 Chinchero Traditional Weaving - Huaypo Picnic lunch - Maras Salt Ponds - Moray Circular Terraces
This morning we will travel to the rustic town of Chinchero at a higher elevation than Cusco. Observe an ancient weaving demonstration by the indigenous people with their colorful typical wear. Visit the small adobe colonial chapel built around the 17th century on upon the foundations of the Inca Temple. The inside is covered with lovely floral and religious designs. A lovely drive to Huaypo Lake passing villagers. Relax and have a divine picnic lunch in nature surrounded by the pristine lake. After lunch we will go to the small colonial town of Maras for a walk around the Plaza. Then continue driving around the mountain to the magical Salineras, with stunning scenery of the salt ponds staggered down the mountain side in terraces that are maintained and worked by the families of nearby communities. Our next visit takes us to the Moray circular terraces sitting on a high plateau. No one knows for sure what they were used for as there is different hypothesis. Return to your hotel and relax.
Hotel in Sacred Valley
Breakfast and lunch included

Day 9 Journey by Train to Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu Tour
This morning we will travel by train from your hotel train station to Aguas Calientes with splendid vistas. Get comfortable in your hotel of your choice and have a nice lunch. Explore Machu Picchu after the crowds have left with peace of mind. Walk with your guide while he provides historical background on the genius construction by the Incas. A magical time at one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Savor a fine dinner at your hotel restaurant.
Hotel in Aguas Calientes or Machu Picchu
Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Hotel selection in Machu Picchu or Aguas Calientes
5* Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo, Sumaq

Day 10 Machu Picchu Huayna Picchu or Montaña Hike - Luxury Hiram Bingham Train - Cusco
This morning another visit of the mystical Machu Picchu or Hike Huayna Picchu or Montaña with your guide. Have a nice lunch and relax in your hotel. Then it will be time to take the shuttle bus down to Aguas Calientes to board the luxury Hiram Bingham train to the Poroy Station. Glamour and style with breathtaking views, sing along with our traditional musicians and indulge in twilight dinner. Arrive at the train station and our staff will whisk you to your hotel in Cusco.
Hotel in Cusco
Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Hotel selection in Cusco
5* Belmond Palacio Nazarenas, Belmond Monasterio, Inkaterra La Casona

Day 11 Ancient Cusco City Visit
Tour the charming city of Cusco walking around admiring the Inca and Colonial architecture. Walk to the 12 angle stone and take some pictures before walking up to San Blas the artist district to admire the art. Visit the Cathedral on the Plaza de Armas observing the beautiful alters and paintings. Stroll to the Qoricancha Sun Temple which was not only the most sacred site in the Inca belief but was considered the very centre of the Inca world. Then we will have a cultural visit of the San Pedro Market where the local people shop. Drove above Cusco and tour Sacsayhauman with its massive, genius built walls which still remain today. Then off to the Qenko ruins which was possibly used for death rituals. Return to Cusco and have a delicious lunch and leisure time for shopping.
Hotel in Cusco
Breakfast included

Day 12 Cusco - Lima - Larco Museum
Say goodbye to Cusco with a transfer to the airport for your flight to Lima. Our representative will be waiting at the airport to take you to Miraflores. Unwind and have lunch. Take a nice leisurely drive with our guide to the Larco Museum one of the best museums in Peru. Return to your hotel and relax.
Hotel in Lima
Breakfast included

Day 13 Lima Gourmet - International Flight
The chef will meet you at your hotel in private transportation in the morning to start the tasty foody tour. Enjoy great overviews of Lima, the city of Kings. We will visit Miraflores and Barranco savoring organic coffee, drinking a fruit smoothie and fresh fruit at a local market. Enjoy a hands-on cocktail class of Pisco and making a delectable cebiche with a top chef. A great cultural and food tasting tour which ends with a delicious lunch or dinner at the Huaca Pucllana. Return to your hotel. Later in the evening transfer to the airport for your international flight.
Breakfast and lunch included

End of Services

Optional extra cost

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Included

  • Transfer IN/OUT All cities on program
  • Private transport driver
  • English speaking guide
  • Private tours as per program or group tours as per program
  • Meals as per program
  • Entrance tickets: Full Tourist BTG ticket for ruins in the Sacred Valley above Cusco, maras salt ponds, chapel in Chinchero, ruins and museum on sun route
  • Lima: 2 nights
  • Iquitos Cruise: 4 nights
  • Sacred Valley: 3 nights
  • Aguas Calientes: 1 night
  • Cusco: 2 nights
  • Machu Picchu entrance for Pm visit Machu Picchu with Huayna Picchu or Montaña for second day visit
  • Bus Tickets: Round trip from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu and back to town
  • Train: Urubamba to Aguas Calientes Augas calientes to Poroy station
  • Transfer from train station to Cusco
  • Complimentary water 1 bottle per person in Cusco and Sacred Valley during tours

Not Included

  • Domestic airfare (we can book at a lower rate)
  • Travel Insurance (highly recommend it)
  • Anything not mentioned in program
  • Tips

What to bring

  • Physical Passport
  • Daypack
  • Carryon luggage per person for one night up to 6 kilos (rest of luggage you will leave in hotel storage)
  • Hat or cap for sun protection
  • Sun glasses
  • Comfortable broken in walking shoes with good sole grip
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Sun block
  • Insect repellent
  • Moisturizer
  • Light jacket for cool morning or night
  • Rain poncho in case of rain
  • Canteen for water
  • Camera
  • Wet wipes
  • Small towel
  • Snacks
  • Personal medicines and first aid items
  • Cash for tipping etc.

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