Starting point : Lima, Cusco and Iquitos.
Type : Archeological, Cultural and Ecological.
Airfares : Domestic flights included
Feel free to ask for extra services, this tour is customizable.
ITINERARY - DAY BY DAY
B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
Day 1: Arrival Lima
Assistance on your arrival in Lima and transfer to your selected hotel. Free time to rest and prepare for starting your trip around this magical country. Overnight.
Day 2: LIMA / CUSCO - City Tour (B)
Early in the morning, transfer to airport to take a flight to Cusco.
Assistance on arrival in Cusco and transfer to your selected hotel. Free time to take a short rest to be acclimatized to the altitude.
In the afternoon, city tour of cusco visiting the Main Square, the Cathedral and the Temple of the Sun or Korikancha; take a pleasant walk in the the bohemian district of San Blas, house of the most re-known craftsmen of cusco, visit to its beautiful church that houses an impressive pulpit, a filigree woodcarving bearing the fruits of the region and visit some artisans workshops located in its small Main Square. On the way back, pass by the Hatunrumiyoc Street where you can appreciate the famous Twelve-angled stone.
Then, drive out of the city to visit the inka sites of Kenko, Tambomachay, Puca Pucara and the impressive fortress of Sacsayhuaman, built strategically on a hill overlooking Cusco; famous for its enormous carved stones joined with astounding precision to form the outer walls. Some of these stones stand over 9m / 30ft tall and weight over 350 tons.
Day 3: CUSCO - Machu Picchu (B) (L)
Early in the morning, transfer to Cusco train station for a three hours train ride to the famous inka City of Machu Picchu, one of the most renowned examples of inka architecture, known as "The Lost City of the inkas". Get down the train in Aguas Calientes station for a 30-minutes drive climbing a 6km of winding road to reach the marvellous city.
Upon arrival, guided tour of the City, visiting the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Sun Dial(the greatest Intiwatana), the Royal Quarters, the Temple of Three Windows and various burial grounds. Time free to stroll by the archaeological site. Lunch at a restaurant at Aguas Calientes town. Late afternoon return to Cusco. Overnight at selected hotel in Cusco.
Day 4: CUSCO / LIMA - City Tour (B)
Early in the morning, transfer to airport to take a flight to Lima.
Assistance on arrival to Lima and transfer to your selected hotel. Free for lunch.
In the afternoon, city tour of the "City of Kings" including the Historical Center of Lima, visiting Main Square, Government Palace, City Hall, the Cathedral (where the tomb of Francisco Pizarro, conqueror of Peru, is located), Cathedral´s Museum, Temple of Santo Domingo (tombs of Santa Rosa and San Martin), Temple of San Pedro, Lima Colonial Balconies, Torre Tagle Palace, Paseo de Aguas and Convent de los Descalzos. Then, drive through the residential district of San Isidro, visiting El Olivar Park; Miraflores, visiting the Kennedy Park, Love Park and Larcomar Mall.
Return to your selected hotel for overnight.
Day 5: LIMA / IQUITOS - Lodge (B)(L)(D)
Early in the morning, transfer to airport to take a flight to Iquitos.
Our personnel will meet and greet you at the airport.
Transfer to the river dock where you will begin the trip to the lodge.
Along the way you will briefly sight of Iquitos, looking at the most important tourist sites of this representative Peru's oriental city founded in the XIX Century.
Navigate on the greatest world river, the Amazon, aboard comfortable and safe motorboats. The trip will allow you to see a marvellous panorama in which the magnificence of the Amazon makes its way through the exuberance of the jungle, where picturesque villages with their particular color and joy appear on the shores of the river.
Arrival in to Amazonas Sinchicuy Lodge. The lodge built in the native-style is surrounded by trees, plants and flowers, a true tropical garden where birds and butterflies are abundant.
While your expert naturalist guide explains about the lodge facilities and the activities to come, the staff will serve you with a refreshing “welcome drink” made with some exotic fruit.
It starts with a short walk or canoe ride according to the rain season- to a Yagua tribe community, one of the most ancient ethnic groups of the amazon rainforest. Here you will have the chance to try the “pucuna” or blowgun. Return to the lodge. Lunch.
In the afternoon you will proceed with ethnobotanic tour around the lodge, you will be able to distinguish certain species of the plant kingdom. Visit to the “shaman” who will explain about the particularities of the regional flora and its applications.
Tour the Santa María del Ojeal farmlands where you will see the artisanal sugar cane squeeze. You will also visit a fishfarm to observe native ictiological species and walk around a typical village on the shores of the Amazon. Lunch
Evening excursion…/Amazon legends…At indicated time, evening canoe ride or walk to sense the jungle after dark. Return to the lodge. Dinner.
After enjoying a delightful meal, the guide will amuse you with tales and legends from the rich Amazon myths.
Also, if you desire, our personnel will share with you a time for music and singing.
Day 6: IQUITOS - Lodge - Full Day in the Yanayacu River (B)(L)(D)
Flora and Fauna Programme
Fullday exploring the primary jungle reserve in the Yanayacu River ecosystem. Navigation in open boats on the Amazon River to spot pink dolphins, main characters of fantastic tales and legends told by the river people.
Arrival in the Huashalado Village from where you will make a short walk to the Yanayacu River, where another boat will be waiting to take you in this excursion.
You will enter the “Kingdom of the Giant Trees”, which has been given this name because of the size reached by some specimens amongst them the “lupuna” or ceiba. This is a favorite site for birds since it is in the river they find the fish and fruit that grows on its edges; even more, the thick forest offers ideal possibilities for nestling. With a bit of luck, you could also, spot monkeys moving on the tree tops or maybe a sloth hanging from a branch and thus mimetizing and making it almost impossible to be seen.
Boxed lunch in the boat or on the edge of the river.
Primary jungle hike by trail or canoe ride according to the season- in which you will observe particularities of plants and trees from this ecosystem like the Victoria Regia, which reaches 1.80 m. diameter.
Return to the Amazonas Sinchicuy Lodge. On the way you will have the chance to do native-style fishing of piranhas, mojarras and other species.
Arrival in the Amazonas Sinchicuy Lodge. If you wish, there will be an evening canoe ride or if you decide not to you could comfortably sway on a hammock or enjoy an exotic drink at the “Clavohuasca Bar”.
Day 7: IQUITOS - Amazon River / LIMA (B)
Return to Iquitos by the Amazon River.
At a convenient time, transfer to the airport to take a flight to Lima.
Assistance on your arrival in Lima. End of Service.
- In / Out transfers in Lima
- 03 night accommodation at selected hotel
- City Tour
- Applicable Taxes
- In / Out transfers in Cusco
- 02 night accommodation at selected hotel
- City Tour + 4 ruins, Machu Picchu
- Applicable Taxes
Paracas y Nazca:
- In / Out transfers in Paracas y Nazca
- Royal Class bus tickets Lima-Pisco-Nazca-Lima
- 01 night accommodation at selected hotel in Paracas or Pisco
- Visit to the Ballesta Islands
- Overflight of the Nazca Lines
- Bilingual guided visits
- Applicable Taxes
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