Luxury Peru

Machu Picchu

This luxury tour will lead you towards an unforgettable cruise experience along the Amazon rainforest as well as other neighbouring rivers, each one rich with vibrant wildlife and thriving rainforests. This journey includes a delicious culinary tour in Lima, excellent hotels – some with impressive spa’s to relax and pamper yourself. Your trip finishes in Cusco, exploring the beautiful Sacred Valley and with an unforgettable visit to Machu Picchu.

Day 1 : Arrival In Lima

Arrival at Lima’s international airport in the afternoon or night. There you will meet our staff.

Transfer to and lodging in a hotel (private service, English-speaking assistant).

Overnight.

Note: The program starts with the arrival at Lima in the afternoon/night. So early check-in is not included if passengers arrive in the morning.

Lima - Peru

Day 2 : Lima - Iquitos - Delfin Ii

Breakfast in the hotel. Then you will have the transfer to the airport to take the flight to Iquitos.

Iquitos -Peru

Assisted transfer to the wharf to embark upon the Delfin II, a cruise of understated luxury. Begin the cruise along the infamous Amazon River and enjoy a delicious welcome dinner with the use of local ingredients.

Below you find a detailed itinerary:

12.00: Pick-up from the airport and transfer to Nauta, box lunch included
15.00: Embarkation
16.00: Orientation and safety overview
17.00: Pahuachiro: Skiff exploration
19.00: Dinner
21.00: Nauta Caño: Night safari

Note: Itinerary is subject to change, due to weather and other conditions.

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Iquitos - Amazon peru

Day 3, 4 & 5 : Delfin Ii

DELFIN II – DAY 3

06.00: Las Palmas: Birdwatching and sloth expedition
07.00: Breakfast
09.00: Yanayacu Pucate: Skiff exploration and kayaking
11.00: Back on board
13.00: Lunch
15.00: Amazon Natural Park: Nature walk to learn about medicinal plants and Canopy Walk. La Posada: Tea time
17.00: Back on board
19.00: Dinner
21.00: Yachay: Shaman ceremony

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Iquitos

DELFIN II – DAY 4

07.00: Yanayaquillo: Skiff expedition with picnic breakfast and piranha fishing
11.00: Back on board
13.00: Lunch
15.00: Piranha Creek: Skiff exploration on the Amazon confluence
17.00: Back on board
18.00: Community Village: Nature night walk
19.30: Dinner

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Iquitos

DELFIN II – DAY 5

07.00: Breakfast
08.00: Disembarkation and transfer to Iquitos
09.00: Visit the Manatee Rescue Center
10.00: Transfer to the airport
Transfer to the airport to take the flight to Lima. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel. Overnight.

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Day 6 : Lima Culinary Tour

In the morning, you will visit the Surquillo N°1 local market. Over there you will see a variety of vegetables, fruits and meats used to prepare most of peruvian traditional dishes.

Afterwards, transfer to El Bolivariano Restaurant to have a demonstration of ceviche and pisco sour. After having lunch, transfer to the hotel (private service, English-speaking guide). Afternoon is at leisure. Overnight.

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Peruvian ceviche

Day 7 & 8 : Lima - Cuzco - Sacred Valley - Aguas Caliente

DAY 7: LIMA – CUZCO – SACRED VALLEY

After breakfast in the hotel, you will be transferred to the airport to take the flight to Cusco. Upon arrival, you will be transfered to the Sacred Valley of the Incas (private service, English-speaking guide).

Rest of the day is at leisure.

Overnight

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Sacred Valley

DAY 8 : SACRED VALLEY – AGUAS CALIENTE

This fertile river valley was home to many important sites for the Incas, both strategically and religiously. First excursion will be visit the Pisaq market and the Ollantaytambo fortress (private service, English-speaking guide).

Lunch is included at Wayra Restaurant, which offers the valley’s delicious treats as well as a Peruvian Paso horse demonstration and a performance of the Marinera dance.

Then, transfer to Ollantaytambo’s station to take the Vistadome train (around 1.30-hour journey – 1st class, subject to availability) to Aguas Calientes.

Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel. Dinner in the hotel. Overnight.

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Ollantaytambo Ruins | Peru

Day 9 : Machu Pichu Tour

In the morning, you will meet your guide and transfer by public bus to the archeological complex to visit Machu Picchu.

Machu Picchu | Latin Trails

You will be astonished at your first view of one of the seven wonders of the world, Machu Picchu, a stunning display of ancient architecture with incredible surroundings.

Enjoy a guided tour of the ruins and monuments such as the Main Square, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Solar Clock, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows and the Cemeteries.

Lunch is included.

In the afternoon, take the Vistadome train to Poroy (around 3.30-hour journey – 1st class, subject to availability). Upon arrival, transfer to Cusco (around 30-minute journey) (private service, English-speaking guide).

Overnight.

Note: The train ticket allows the transport of clients and their hand luggage (01 bag or backpack) with a weight of no more than 05kg/11lb and with a maximum size of 62 linear inches/157 cm (length + height + width), with the cars intended for this purpose. Our main luggage will remain at the Sacred Valley’s hotel.

Machu Picchu - alpaca

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Day 10 : Maras Moray Tour

Today you will explore the town of Maras with an interesting mix of Inca and Colonial influence. Then visit the town of Moray, an impressive Inca ruin of giant terraces in the shape of nearly perfect circles that is believed to have been used for agricultural experimentation.

Maras

Then head to the Salineras salt ponds which are filled with natural underground salt springs that comes from the adjacent mountain. The Andean villagers have worked and harvested the salt the same way since the time of the Incas.

You will have lunch in a local restaurant and then head to Cusco to transfer back to your hotel

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Maras-salinera

Day 11 : Cusco Tour

Known as the heart of the Inca Empire, in the morning, excursion to visit the historical center. Visit the fascinating Qorikancha Temple of the Sun and the Cathedral, built on the ruins of an Inca Palace.

Qorikancha-Cusco

From there head to the archaeological remains located around the city including; the fortress of Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo the giant rock, the ancient site of Puca Pucara and finally the water temple of Tambomachay.

Afternoon is at leisure. Overnight

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Sacsayhuaman-Cusco


Inca Ruins

INCLUDED

  • All transfers on arrival and departure of each locality, assisted by expert personnel.
  • All the excursions indicated in the program with English-speaking guides.
  • All entrance fees to the sites mentioned.
  • Vistadome train to/from Machu Picchu.
  • Transportation in comfortable tourist vehicles.
  • Overnights in suggested hotels (subject to confirmation), breakfast included.
  • Meals as indicated.
  • Cruise: All meals while on board / All excursions & equipment / Transfers to-from vessel when arriving on recommended flights to Iquitos / Entrance fee to Pacaya Samiria National Reserve / Several drinks and house wines with lunch and dinner.

NOT INCLUDED

  • Early check-in / late check-out.Internal flights (approx. USD 160-220 per person, per flight).
  • Drinks during meals.
  • Meals not expressly stated.
  • Extras at the bar, in laundry, in phone, etc.
  • Our tour escort from Lima to Lima.
  • Tips for guides, hotels, restaurants and airports.
  • Personal insurance.

PROGRAM HOTELS

Lima

  • Hilton 5* (standard)

Iquitos

  • Delfin II (suite)

Sacred Valley

  • Libertador Tambo del Inka (deluxe)

Aguas Calientes

  • Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo (superior)

Cusco

  • Libertador Palacio del Inka (classic)

SUGGESTED ITINERARIES