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Amazon Riverboat & Machu Picchu Adventure

If you’re looking for the perfect combination of land and river, this adventure is for you. Once you’re on board our comfortable Amazon riverboat, you’ll experience a unique once-in-a-lifetime cruise – including exotic wildlife, local culture and more! But it doesn’t stop there – after the jungle, Machu Picchu awaits. The “lost city of the Incas” will provide majestic ruins and striking views of the Peruvian mountain. Choose to take part in an optional 1-day hike up the Inca Trail, or if you prefer something a little more relaxing, there’s always the chance to enjoy the train.

What's Included

  • Arrival transfer
  • Sacred Valley and Ollantaytambo ruins guided tour with visit to a G Adventures-supported women's weaving project (full-day)
  • Lunch at the G Adventures-supported Sacred Valley Community Restaurant in Huchuy Qosco
  • Train to Machu Picchu
  • Machu Picchu guided tour
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 6 nts aboard the Amatista Amazon Riverboat
  • Orientation tour of Iquitos
  • Launches and land excursions with our expert naturalist team.

Holiday Highlights

  • Venture to Machu Picchu by train, Walk along the coast in Lima, Cruise in the Amazon, Learn about Peruvian wildlife and ingenious cultures
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Travel Style: Classic
Physical Rating: 4 - Demanding
Service Level: Upgraded
Trip Type: Small Group

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Day 1 Lima

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Additional Notes

Please note: if you booked the Culinary Theme Pack it does not include extra time in Lima – booking pre-trip accommodation is highly recommended. You will be picked up from your hotel at approximately 10:00 and taken to a local market and restaurant to prepare and enjoy a traditional Peruvian meal. Return back to the hotel around 13:00.

Hot water shortages and power outages can be fairly common in Peru (even in upgraded hotels and private homes). We appreciate your patience and understanding that these occurrences are outside of our control.


Included Activities

Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting with G Representative

Transport

Arrival Airport Transfer

Day 2 Lima/Cusco

Travel to the airport for the early morning flight to Cusco. Spend the day relaxing and exploring this fascinating city.

Our best advice for exploring Cusco is to wear a comfortable pair of shoes. Arm yourself with a city map and set out to explore.

Additional Notes

Please note: if you booked the Culinary Theme Pack you will be picked up from your hotel at approx 12:30 and taken to a local market and restaurant to prepare and enjoy a traditional Peruvian meal. Return back to your hotel around 16:00.

Transport

Plane (1.00-1.50 hours)

Included Meals

1B

Day 3 Cusco/Ollantaytambo

Travel through the stunning Sacred Valley of the Incas, visiting a G Adventures-supported women's weaving co-op. Meet the women and learn about traditional weaving and dyeing. Opt to pick up some handmade souvenirs directly from the women who made them.

Take a guided tour of the impressive Pisac ruins, the colourful artisan market (on market days only), and the small indigenous village of Huchuy Qosco. Have lunch at the G Adventures-supported Parwa community restaurant. Learn about the project and eat a delicious buffet-style lunch. Proceeds from the meal go directly back into the remote community.

Continue on to the town of Ollantaytambo. Go for a guided tour of the large ruin site adjacent to the town. Ollantaytambo is the first taste of what lies ahead in Machu Picchu.

Included Activities

Ccaccaccollo Community and Women's Weaving Co-op visit
Pisac Ruins Guided Tour
Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley
Ollantaytambo Ruins Guided Tour

Transport

Make stops along the way as you pass through this gorgeous valley, descending in elevation the whole way.
Private Vehicle (95km)

Included Meals

1B, 1L

Other Information

Itinerary Disclaimer

While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.

Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.

Group Size Notes

Max 16, Avg 12

Transport

Amazon riverboat, plane, public bus, train