Magical Peru adventure with Machu Picchu, the Amazon & Sacred Valley

Lima, Urubamba, Cusco & the Amazon

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The perfect package with flights included

Machu Picchu

Scarlet Macaw, Amazon Rainforest

Amazon River

Miraflores, Lima

Arawi Miraflores Express, Lima

Lima

Traditional Peruvian Dress

Llama, Machu Picchu

Ollantaytambo, Sacred Valley

Machu Picchu

La Hacienda del Valle, Urubamba

Plaza de Armas, Cuzco

Inkarri Cusco, Cusco

Iquitos

Amazon River

Sloth, Amazon Rainforest

Amazon River

Pink Amazon River Dolphin

La Casa Morey, Iquitos

La Casa Morey, Iquitos

Amazon Village

Amazon Rainforest

Irapay Amazon Lodge, Iquitos

Scarlet Macaws, Amazon Rainforest

Irapay Amazon Lodge, Iquitos

Irapay Amazon Lodge, Iquitos

Amazon Village

Discover Peru's ancient wonders of Machu Picchu, the Sacred Valley and Cusco, plus a Lima tour and Amazon adventures – includes all travel, tours and a full-board rainforest stay

Day 1: UK – Lima

Board a flight to the capital of Peru. On arrival, check into your hotel and spend the rest of the day exploring. (Meals: none)

Day 2: Lima

Today there's a half-day tour of Lima. Start in the Miraflores and San Isidro districts, before seeing the historic centre's impressive Convent of Santo Domingo and colonial architecture encircling the Plaza de Armas. End up at the iconic Parque del Amor for photos of the refreshing coastline. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 3: Lima – Cusco – Sacred Valley

Fly to Cusco today, the former Incan capital, and transfer to the Sacred Valley, a famous area full of spectacular scenery and intriguing folklore and legends. Stop off at Awana Kancha on the way, to admire vibrant handmade textiles and the beautiful views. The rest of the day is yours. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 4: Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu – Sacred Valley

An exciting day awaits today as you head to the iconic UNESCO World Heritage Site of Machu Picchu, one of the true wonders of the world. Spend time discovering the ruins and enjoy a tour of the site's different sections. Jump aboard the train back to the Sacred Valley. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 5: Sacred Valley – Cusco


Set off towards Cusco this morning. There's an optional Sacred Valley excursion on the way (£75 per person), including the church of Chinchero, Racchi viewpoint, Ollantaytambo and its Inca fortress. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 6: Cusco

Enjoy a day at leisure in historic Cusco, discovering the Plaza de Armas, San Blas District and Korikancha (Sun Temple). For something more in-depth, go on a half-day city tour (£26 per person). (Meals: breakfast)

Day 7: Cusco – Iquitos

Fly north to the port city of Iquitos, the gateway to the Amazon. Transfer to your hotel and settle in.

Day 8: Iquitos – Amazon

On your way to your jungle hotel, you'll pause at the Amazon Rescue Centre to learn how endangered turtles, sloths, manatees and others are rescued and rehabilitated. You'll then sail along the Amazon River into the heart of the rainforest, towards Amak village, and then transfer to your lodge. After settling in, head off on an exciting cruise on the Yanayaco River, spotting wildlife and perhaps fishing too. Enjoy dinner back at the lodge. (Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 9: Amazon

You'll immerse yourself further in the Amazon's flora and fauna with an early morning guided boat ride to seek out rare pink dolphins. Board another boat to Monkey Island, a verdant space housing primates like Andean saddle-back tamarins, bald uakaris and slow-moving sloths. After lunch, go on a fascinating nature walk to discover owl monkey dens and leafcutter ant colonies, before dinner at the lodge. (Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 10: Amazon


After another breathtaking sail along the Amazon River, lunch in the village before visiting a giant ceiba tree on the Black River, at least 100 years old. Later, a nocturnal nature walk with UV lanterns might reveal elusive rainforest inhabitants like tarantulas and scorpions. (Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 11: Amazon – Iquitos – Lima

Enjoy your last full day in the Amazon; head to a local riverside town, meet the Yaguas community and learn about their way of life and their fishing and farming techniques. It's then time to fly back to Lima. (Meals: breakfast, lunch)

Day 12: Lima – UK

After breakfast, make your way to the airport for your flight back home. (Meals: breakfast)

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