Peru adventure with visits to Machu Picchu & the Amazon Rainforest

Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley & the Amazon

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Machu Picchu

Amazon River

Amazon Rainforest

Lima

Hotel Arawi Miraflores Prime, Lima

Hotel Arawi Miraflores Prime, Lima

Miraflores, Lima

Traditional Peruvian Dress

La Hacienda del Valle, Sacred Valley

La Hacienda del Valle, Sacred Valley

Machu Picchu

Ollantaytambo, Sacred Valley

Plaza de Armas, Cusco

Inkarri Cusco

Inkarri Cusco

Machu Picchu

Iquitos

Amazon Village

Amazon River

Amazon Rainforest

Amak Iquitos, Santa Clara

Amak Iquitos, Santa Clara

Amazon Rainforest

Pink Amazon River Dolphin

Amazon River

Amazon Rainforest

Allpa Hotel & Suites, Lima

Allpa Hotel & Suites, Lima

A thrilling Peru trip across ancient civilisations, Machu Picchu and the rainforests of the Amazon – includes all travel, a Sacred Valley excursion, Amazon river and jungle adventures and much more

Day 1: UK - Night on board

Head to your UK departure airport for your flight to Peru and spend the night on board. (Meals: none)

Day 2: Lima

Enjoy a guided city tour with visits to the Historic Centre and Santo Domingo Convent. Continue to the lively Plaza de Armas to admire the surrounding architecture, then pay a visit to the Chocolate Museum to learn about high-quality of Peruvian cocoa. On the way back to your hotel, swing by the Parque del Amor for panoramic Pacific Ocean views. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 3: Lima – Cusco – Sacred Valley

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Cusco, the gateway to ancient Machu Picchu. You’ll transfer to the Sacred Valley, with a photoshop stop at Awanakancha en route. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 4: Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu

Hop on the train to Aguas Calientes, admiring the landscapes along the way. Journey upwards to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Machu Picchu, one of the wonders of the ancient world. Spend time discovering the ruins, then transfer back to Aguas Calientes for the night. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 5: Sacred Valley – Cusco

Enjoy a day at your leisure in the Sacred Valley, an area in the Andean Highlands famed as the heart of the ancient Inca Empire. We’d recommend joining a tour to get the most out of your visit here, then head back to Cusco for the night. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 6: Cusco

Enjoy a day at leisure in Cusco, exploring the plazas and local museums. You could also opt to take a half-day city tour of Cusco (£29 per person). (Meals: breakfast)

Day 7: Cusco – Lima

Head back to Lima via flight today and get settled into your accommodation before opting to explore the bars and restaurants of Miraflores. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 8: Lima – Iquitos - Amazon

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Iquitos, the gateway to the Amazon. Meet your guide on arrival, then transfer to the port for a boat trip on the Amazon river, heading towards your riverside lodge. Arrive in time for lunch and spend the afternoon on a jungle hike in the Yanamono rainforest reserve with an expert guide. Return to the lodge for a sunset boat trip. (Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 9: Amazon

Rise early for a birdwatching excursion by boat. Enjoy breakfast back at the lodge, then embark on a fishing expedition, learning local techniques - you might even be lucky enough to catch a piranha. Return to the lodge to lunch on your catch, then head back out on the river towards Yanamono Island to see giant water lilies. At dusk, hike through the rainforest to see nocturnal animals, then head back for dinner. (Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 10: Amazon

Visit a local indigenous community called the Yaguas, in their riverside town. Learn about life on the Amazon river, then return to the lodge for lunch and spend the rest of the day at leisure. (Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 11: Amazon – Iquitos – Lima

Enjoy a tranquil boat ride down the river to visit a family-run sugar cane distillery, enjoying a tasting session of the varied exotic beverages. Then, head back to Lima via plane after a tasty lunch. (Meals: breakfast, lunch)

Day 12: Lima – Night on board

Transfer to the airport in order to catch your flight back to the UK. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 13: UK

Arrive in the UK. (Meals: none)

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