Extraordinary Ecuador & Peru tour with the Galápagos & Machu Picchu

Quito, Galápagos Islands, Lima, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu & more

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Galapagos Islands

Quito, Ecuador

Mercure Hotel, Alameda, Quito

San Francisco church and square, Quito

Iguana, Santa Cruz

Galapagos Islands

Sea Lions, Galapagos Islands

Hotel Fiesta, Santa Cruz

Hotel Blue Marlin, San Cristobal

Sea Turtle, Galapagos

Guayaquil, Ecuador

Lima, Peru

Unipark Hotel, Guayaquil

Miraflores, Lima

Lima, Peru

Valley of the Incas, Urubamba Valley

Hacienda del Valle, Urubamba

Aguas Calientes, Peru

Machu Picchu, Peru

Hotel Ferré Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes

Ancient Inca ruins of Ollantaytambo, Peru

Cusco, Peru

Casa Andina Standard Cusco Catedral, Cusco

Cusco, Peru

A spellbinding tour of Ecuador and Peru, with mind-blowing Galápagos Islands nature and groundbreaking Machu Picchu history, plus sightseeing tours - includes breakfast and all travel

Day 1: UK - Night on board

Depart the UK for Quito. Upon arrival, check into your hotel.

Day 2: Quito

Arrive in Quito, transfer to your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 3: Quito

You'll embark on a sightseeing tour of the city's historic areas and taste a rainbow of colourful local fruit at a market. In the afternoon, you can unravel the city at your own pace. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 4: Quito - Galápagos Islands

Today you'll make the leap of a nature-lover's lifetime and fly to the Galápagos Islands. Transfer to Santa Cruz island, stopping in the highlands for lunch at a ranch. Look out for giant tortoises near small lagoons and visit the lava tubes. Continue to your Santa Cruz hotel and spend the rest of the day discovering. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 5: Galápagos Islands

Spend the day at leisure, or take an optional (chargeable) excursion to explore one of the nearby uninhabited Galapagos islands. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 6: Galápagos Islands

Carry on getting to know Santa Cruz on your own steam, before an afternoon speedboat ride to San Cristóbal island, lasting two or three hours. On arrival, check into your hotel. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 7: Galápagos Islands

Spend the day at leisure, or take an optional (chargeable) excursion to explore one of the nearby uninhabited islands. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 8: Galápagos Islands - Guayaquil

You'll wave goodbye to this pristine natural corner of the planet and fly to Guayaquil on Ecuador's mainland. Relax for the rest of the day, perhaps exploring this buzzy university city. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 9: Guayaquil - Lima

You'll fly south to neighbouring Peru today. On arrival in Lima, transfer to the hotel, and depending on the time, spend the rest of the day seeing your surroundings. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 10: Lima

Tour the Peruvian capital, from the districts of Miraflores and San Isidro to the Historic Centre, seeing the Convent of Santo Domingo and the Plaza de Armas. Finally, stop in Parque del Amor to snap refreshing coastline scenes. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 11: Lima - Cusco - Sacred Valley

It's time to conquer the once capital of the mighty Incan empire. Arriving in Cusco, you'll head to the Sacred Valley, an area in the Andean Highlands, with an unguided photo stop at Awanakancha en route. Spend the rest of the day as you wish after check-in. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 12: Sacred Valley

Browse vivid textiles in the lofty Andean village of Chinchero and be blown away by the panorama at Mirador de Racchi viewpoint on a tour of the valley. You'll see Ollantaytambo - a well-preserved Incan village, and also visit Moray's ruins of impressive Incan crop terraces with irrigation system. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 13: Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu

This morning brings a train ride to Aguas Calientes for a thrilling guided tour of Machu Picchu. After, you'll have time on your own to take in the awe and wonder of this staggering UNESCO World Heritage Site that the continent's Spanish conquistadores never saw. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 14: Aguas Calientes - Cusco

If you wish, you can return to take in the mind-blowing splendour of Machu Picchu once more (extra charge). Come afternoon, hop back on board a train to Cusco. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 15: Cusco

See Cusco on an afternoon tour, revealing this ancient stronghold's most historic and magical sights. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 16: Cusco - Night on board

It's time to reluctantly fly home, spending the night on board before arriving home.

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