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Machu Picchu & Amazon

Combine stunning Machu Picchu with a renowned Amazon lodge

Enjoy world class cuisine and museums in Lima, then renew your sense of wonder exploring lost Incan cities and contemporary Peruvian culture. Cap off your trip with an in-depth exploration of the Amazon Jungle. This trip combines the classic highlights of Peru with off-the-beaten-path adventures.

10 days from $4,490

  • Includes accommodations at first class hotels that reflect the best of local culture
  • Includes excursions and tours with superb private guides
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Itinerary at a Glance

  • Lima - 1 night: renowned cuisine and world class museums
  • Sacred Valley - 2 nights: Andean life and ancient ruins in this magnificent river valley
  • Machu Picchu - 1 night: time to explore this stunning icon in depth, and at non-peak hours
  • Cusco - 2 nights: take in the captivating and bustling former Incan capital
  • Amazon - 3 nights: stay in a premier ecotourism lodge

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Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1

Lima

Accommodations:
Casa Andina Private Collection Miraflores

Casa Andina Private Collection Miraflores

With a contemporary design and an ideal location, the flagship Hotel Casa Andina Private Collection Miraflores offers 148 luxury rooms and suites. Peruvian-owned, the hotel manages to be sophisticated, first class, and modern while also exhibiting local charm. Amenities include a heated pool, modern gym, and an outstanding location in the heart of Lima’s main commercial and cultural area. Several of the city’s top restaurants are within walking distance.

Upgrades Available: Hotel B, Miraflores Park Hotel, and others
Miraflores Lima, Peru

Arrive to Lima, former capital of the Spanish empire in the Americas, and transfer to your first class hotel in the Miraflores district, Lima’s main cultural and commercial district. This is a great area for strolling around and is home to many of Lima’s best restaurants.

Private tours of Lima or visits to any of Lima’s museums can be arranged; we can also arrange culinary tours focusing on Peru’s increasingly renowned cuisine or art tours for those with special interests.

Day 2

Fly to Cusco / Sacred Valley of the Incas / Chincheros

Accommodations:

Hotel Sol y Luna

Hotel Sol y Luna, 2 nights

The Hotel Sol y Luna is located in Peru’s Sacred Valley of the Incas, not far from the town of Urubamba. Peruvian art adorns each of the first class, comfortable adobe cottages, whose terraces offer spectacular views of the mountains. A place that does things the right way, this hotel has long been among our traveler favorites due to the superb accommodations, location, and service. There are also two outstanding restaurants, and beautiful horses that can be taken out into the surrounding mountains on horseback riding excursions.

Includes: Breakfast, Lunch
Sacred Valley

Fly over the Andes to Cusco, the ancient capital of the Incan Empire.  When you land in Cusco you will be met at the airport by a local representative who will transport you to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, a long fertile river valley surrounded by snow capped peaks that lies between Cusco and Machu Picchu.

Visit the Chincheros archaeological site to explore the ruins and see a brief weaving demonstration at a local cooperative known for their high-quality textiles. Peru is known for its intricate traditional weavings, many of which use symbols to tell stories or depictions of daily life. Afterward you will have lunch at a great small restaurant founded by a renowned local chef. Your private guide will be there to help you make the most of the entire experience.

Day 3

Sacred Valley (Maras / Moray / Ollantaytambo)

Accommodations:

Hotel Sol y Luna

Hotel Sol y Luna

Includes: Breakfast, Lunch
Ollantaytambo

Spend the day exploring more of the Sacred Valley, seeing less-visited sites that will deepen your understanding of the local culture.

Discover the unique Incan site of Moray and the nearby town and ancient salt pans of Maras. After a scenic picnic lunch, visit Ollantaytambo, one of the few towns to survive in its current layout from Incan times.

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Popular Ways to Customize This Itinerary

  • Add extra days in Lima or Cusco: Both are worth exploring on your own, and we can arrange a variety of activities, including city tours, culinary excursions, visits to ruins and historical sites, and active options such as hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding.

  • Take part in a Pachamanca, a traditional Andean cooking ceremony on the shores of Peru’s Lake Piuray.

  • Add a few nights at Lake Titicaca, easily accessible from Cusco.

  • Hike to Machu Picchu: Get off the train at Kilometer 104 to walk the last four to six hours along the famous Inca trail. Or see our Inca Trail to Machu Picchu itinerary for information about hiking the whole trail over several days.

  • Combine your trip with a visit to Iguazu Falls.

  • Contact us to learn about more options for designing and customizing your trip.

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