Cruise the Amazon and explore the wonders of Machu Picchu and Cusco on this Peru holiday
This 10-day Peru holiday provides a mix of experiences, for travelers seeking wildlife in addition to culture. The Amazon boasts mysterious jungles, a spectacular array of wildlife and the chance to learn about the only indigenous cultures never conquered by the Inca or the Spanish. Combined with time spent in historical Cusco and the imposing lost city of Machu Picchu, this journey highlights an array of what makes Peru so unique.
Peru holiday: 10 Days / 9 Nights
Arrive Lima, Wyndham Costa del Sol Lima City
DAYS 2, 3, 4 & 5:
Explore Amazon, The Delfin I
DAYS 6 & 7:
Fly to Cusco, Belmond Palacio Nazarenas
Take the Highram Bingham luxury train to Machu Picchu, Belmond Sanctuary Lodge
Return to Cusco, Belmond Palacio Nazarenas
Depart from Cusco
- After your arrival into Lima, continue your Peru holiday to the famed Amazon River. The Peruvian Amazon is the fourth largest rainforest in the world and boasts remarkable biodiversity. From the comfort of your luxury river cruise, explore the region by hiking, swimming, fishing, boating, kayaking, and canopy walk to take in the Amazon’s thousands of species of flora and fauna. Spend time in local villages and communities, which receive very few outside visitors, such as San Regis, Puerto Miguel, and Amazonas.
- Continue to Cusco where you will swap rainforests and jungles for mountainous highlands. During your stay, visit the lively San Pedro marketplace where you can put your bargaining skills to the test. Other important sites you will see are the legendary Korikancha Temple, San Blas district and its main church, and historical Plaza de Armas. Wind down with a pisco tasting, one of Peru’s national drinks.
- Travel aboard the iconic Hiram Bingham Train from Cusco to Aguas Calientes, passing lush fields, mountains, and colorful villages of the Sacred Valley in the foothills of the Andes.
- Continue to Machu Picchu, the Lost City of the Incas. With your private guide, explore the Sacred Inca citadel’s main temples and hidden corners. For those seeking a little extra adventure, there is the opportunity to hike Huaynapicchu for spectacular views of Machu Picchu and surrounding valleys and mountains.
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