LUXURY AMAZON CRUISE AND MACHU PICCHU – 11 DAYS / 10 NIGHTS

TRIP SUMMARY
  • 11 Days / 10 Nights
  • Embark on a luxury journey through the Pacific coast, Andean mountains and the jungle of Peru with private services throughout your experience.

 

  • Luxury accommodations including Palacio del Inka Hotel in Cusco
  • All activity and entrance fees as mentioned in itinerary
  • Private guides (EN/SP other languages available on request)
  • All meals as mentioned in itinerary
  • Private transportation
  • Free 8GB SIM card included

Day 1 International Arrival – Lima

Day 2 Lima City Tour

Day 3 Iquitos Arrival

Day 4 Pacaya Samiria National Reserve

Day 5 Samiria River & Nauta Caño

Day 6 Return to Lima and Barranco Tour

Day 7 Cusco Arrival & Sacred Valley Tour

Day 8 Tour of Machu Picchu

Day 9 Sacred Valley Tour and return to Cusco

Day 10 Cusco City Tour

Day 11 Cusco Departure

  1. Lima
  2. Iquitos
  3. Cusco
  4. Aguas Calientes
  5. Machu Picchu
DAY-BY-DAY ITINERARY
  • 11 Days / 10 Nights
  • Embark on a luxury journey through the Pacific coast, Andean mountains and the jungle of Peru with private services throughout your experience.

 

  • Luxury accommodations including Palacio del Inka Hotel in Cusco
  • All activity and entrance fees as mentioned in itinerary
  • Private guides (EN/SP other languages available on request)
  • All meals as mentioned in itinerary
  • Private transportation
  • Free 8GB SIM card included

Day 1 International Arrival – Lima

Day 2 Lima City Tour

Day 3 Iquitos Arrival

Day 4 Pacaya Samiria National Reserve

Day 5 Samiria River & Nauta Caño

Day 6 Return to Lima and Barranco Tour

Day 7 Cusco Arrival & Sacred Valley Tour

Day 8 Tour of Machu Picchu

Day 9 Sacred Valley Tour and return to Cusco

Day 10 Cusco City Tour

Day 11 Cusco Departure

  1. Lima
  2. Iquitos
  3. Cusco
  4. Aguas Calientes
  5. Machu Picchu

DAY-BY-DAY ITINERARY

TRIP OVERVIEW

You will start your tour in Lima, where you will be amazed by museums, the historic center the best gastronomy Peru has to offer. Continue to Iquitos, where you will where you will embark on a luxury cruise along the Amazon River. Discover  the rich biodiversity of the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. Then, continue your journey in Cusco. You will visit the capital of the Inca Empire, the Sacred Valley, and the magnificent citadel of Machu Picchu. Discover the material and immaterial legacy of ancient cultures that remain alive in Lima, Iquitos and Cusco.

DAY 1: LIMA ARRIVAL

Arrive at Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima, where a representative will be waiting to greet…

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Arrive at Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima, where a representative will be waiting to greet you and a private transportation service will transfer you to your hotel. Take it easy and plan the day on your own. If you want to jump straight into it, we can book alternative activities for you.

Do you want to visit one of Lima’s top-rated restaurants? We can help you with reservations!

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DAY 2: LIMA CITY TOUR

Breakfast at the hotel, before a private transfer takes you from your hotel to downtown Lima where you…

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Breakfast at the hotel, before a private transfer takes you from your hotel to downtown Lima where you will visit the most iconic locations of colonial Lima, including Casa Aliaga, the Casona San Marcos, etc.

Then, you will visit Larco Museum, rated one of the top 25 museums in the world. It has an impressive pre-Hispanic collection of gold and silver pieces, as well as erotic art. Enjoy a delicious lunch in its famous Café del Museo Larco (included).

Return to your hotel in a private transportation service. Dinner reservations for Lima’s best restaurants upon request.

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DAY 3: IQUITOS ARRIVAL

Breakfast at your hotel. Then, a private service will take you to Lima’s airport for your flight to Iquitos…

 

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Breakfast at your hotel. Then, a private service will take you to Lima’s airport for your flight to Iquitos.

Upon arrival, a private transportation service will take you to the private port of Nauta, a small riverside town on the banks of the Marañón River. You will board the Delfin III and enjoy fantastic panoramic views of the Amazon from the observation area. Take the day to enjoy the amenities such as  the entertainment center offering movies and an extensive library of books about the area’s flora and. You will have dinner onboard. The ship has a fully equipped bar where you can try regional or international cocktails.

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DAY 4: PACAYA SAMIRIA NATIONAL RESERVE

Wake up early to appreciate one of the most beautiful areas of the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve: Fundo Casual…

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Wake up early to appreciate one of the most beautiful areas of the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve: Fundo Casual. The walk through this area will take you to the depths of the Terra Firme jungle (un-flooded forest) where you can appreciate the local fauna. After lunch on the boat, cross through the Yanayacu and Pucate rivers, passing through different streams and lagoons. This is one of the best preserved and protected areas of the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. If you want to interact directly with the waters of the Amazon, go out in one of the kayaks or paddle boards. You will also have the opportunity to swim with curious pink dolphins. Dinner will be served onboard.

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DAY 5: SAMIRIA RIVER & NAUTA CAÑO

In the morning, you will pass through the Samiria River and its tributaries, where wildlife such as blue and yellow parrots…

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In the morning, you will pass through the Samiria River and its tributaries, where wildlife such as blue and yellow parrots, red parrots, toucans, umbrella birds, monkeys, capybaras and more abound. This is also a place where dolphins usually feed, so you can see them up close again.

After lunch, you will visit Nauta Caño for a kayak adventure. You can also go fishing to try to catch a piranha. Dinner will be served onboard.

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DAY 6: LIMA RETURN & BARRANCO TOUR

In the morning you will disembark in the port of Nauta and head towards the airport. Along the way you will visit…

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In the morning you will disembark in the port of Nauta and head towards the airport. Along the way you will visit the Floating Mammals Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre to learn about manatees and other rescued species.

You will be transferred to the airport where a guide will help you with your departure.

Upon your arrival in Lima, a private transportation service will take you to your hotel before embarking on a tour of Barranco, a romantic and bohemian neighborhood. You will walk its art-filled streets and have the chance to taste picarones: a fabulous donut-shaped dessert, crispy and warm, dripping with syrup. You will then return to your hotel.

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DAY 7: CUSCO ARRIVAL & SACRED VALLEY TOUR

Start the day with breakfast at the hotel, then a representative and transportation service will take you to the airport…

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Start the day with breakfast at the hotel, then a representative and transportation service will take you to the airport.

Upon arrival, a private transportation service will take you to the Sacred Valley. First, you will visit the archaeological site of Pisac, the largest complex of terraces in the area and a masterpiece of agriculture of the Inca Empire. After lunch, you will visit the town of Ollantaytambo and its great archaeological complex. After the tour, you will be taken to your chosen hotel in the Sacred Valley.

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DAY 8: TOUR OF MACHU PICCHU

After breakfast at your hotel, a private transportation service will take you to the Ollanta Station to board the train to Machu Picchu…

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After breakfast at your hotel, a private transportation service will take you to the Ollanta Station to board the train to Machu Picchu. Following a scenic journey through the impressive Andean landscape, you will arrive at the town Aguas Calientes and take a short bus ride up to Machu Picchu.

Machu Picchu means ‘Old Mountain’ and was named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. You will explore the ancient citadel in a two hour private tour.

After lunch, you will return to Aguas Calientes where you will take the train back to your hotel in the Sacred Valley.

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DAY 9: SACRED VALLEY & RETURN TO CUSCO

Start the day off with a private tour of Chinchero and its local market. After lunch, you will continue your trip to Maras…

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Start the day off with a private tour of Chinchero and its local market. After lunch, you will continue your trip to Maras, an impressive salt mine, and Moray, an archaeological vestige composed of mysterious concentric circular terraces.

After the tour, you will be transferred to your chosen hotel in Cusco city.

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DAY 10: CUSCO CITY TOUR

Enjoy a guided tour of this charming city, including the Santo Domingo Convent, a large baroque complex that was built over the Inca Coricancha temple…

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Enjoy a guided tour of this charming city, including the Santo Domingo Convent, a large baroque complex that was built over the Inca Coricancha temple.

You will also visit Cusco’s Cathedral, the Inca fortress of Sacsayhuaman, the temple and amphitheater of Qenqo, and the red fortress of Puka Pukara.

At the end of the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Cusco. If you want to visit Cusco’s top-rated restaurants for dinner, we can help you with reservations

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DAY 11: CUSCO DEPARTURE

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport…

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After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport where a guide will help you with your international departure.

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Inclusions

GUIDE:
English-speaking guide.

ACCOMMODATION:

Three nights of accommodation in Lima; three nights of accommodation in el Delfin III; two nights of accommodation in Sacred Valley and two nights of accommodation in Cusco.

MEALS:
Daily breakfast at the hotel from day 2.
Snack on day 6 in Lima
Lunch on day 2 in Lima; on day 3, 4 and 5 in El Delfin III; on day 7 and 9  in the Sacred Valley and on day 8 in Aguas Calientes.
Dinner on day 3,4 and 5 in El Delfin III

TRANSPORT:
Private transfers from and to the airport.
Private transfers from and to the train stations
Train to Machu Picchu round trip in Vistadome service (PeruRail)

ENTRANCE FEES AND ACTIVITIES:

All the visits mentioned in the above itinerary: Casa Aliaga, San Francisco Church and Larco Museum in Lima; Pacaya Samiria entrance in Iquitos; Pisac Ruins, Ollantaytambo fortress, Chinchero, Maras and Moray in Sacred Valley; Machu Picchu on day 8 and Coricancha Temple, Cathedral, Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Puca Pucará and Tambomachay in Cusco.

  • Personal expenses. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages during meals. Meals not stated in the program
  • Tips for driver and guide
  • Additional optional visits
  • Mandatory supplements for special dates like Easter Holidays, Inti Raymi, National Holidays, Christmas and New Year’s mentioned separately.
  • International flights to/from Peru & Ecuador
  • Domestic flights in Peru (we advise booking the first flights in the morning)
  • International and domestic airport departure taxes
  • Travel Insurance
  • Local taxes if apply.
  • Tips in the Cruise. (Aprox USD$120.00 per person to be given in the cruise)

RATES

Period of departure: From Jan 1, 2020 to Dec 20, 2020
Package rates per person in US dollars in double accommodation

Category Double
Luxury 5,509

Other considerations:

  • Rates not applicable on the following dates in 2020: Easter holidays (April 5 to April 12), Inti Raymi sun festival (June 22 to 28), National Holidays (July 27 to 31), Christmas, New Year’s, conferences or special events.
  • Itinerary must have 2 guests to operate
  • All rates are per person and apply only to foreign passengers.
  • Prices are subject to change without prior notice and can only be guaranteed once the reservation has been made.
  • Rates do not apply to residents with more than 60 days of stay, nor corporate passengers (4 or more nights in Lima).
  • Bookings shall include the passenger’s full name, nationality, passport number, age and date of birth.
  • Delfin Cruises departs only on Saturdays and has fixed departure dates. Check with your Destination Expert the sailing dates.

ADD-ONS

Want to get the most out of your trip? Let us know if you’d like to include these optional activities (all rates are per person and in US dollars):

Magic Water Circuit + dinner show

$155

Visit to the Magic Water Circuit and buffet dinner with Peruvian dances live show. Private Services. Do not operate on Mondays and Fridays.

Ceramic Classes with Pablo Seminario

$169

Receive pottery classes by Pablo Seminario, a master craftsman who has studied for many years the techniques and designs of pre-Columbian pottery, incorporating them into his own art, creating unique pieces. The workshop includes tools and materials for you to develop a small piece, besides witnessing a theoretical and practical class that will help discover your artistic side. Private Services.

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