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Iquitos Amazon and Machu Picchu 10 Days

$2,177.00

Visit Iquitos Amazon Jungle Adventure and Machu Picchu

TRIP OVERVIEW

Trip code IMP10D01
Travel style Adventure and Classic
Trip type Group service
Group size Min 1, Max 16
Physical rating Some easy physical activities included in this trip. No physical preparation is required to make the most of the journey.
Departure dates Guaranteed departures any day. Departures are available along the year. We do not have fixed departures.
Min age 1+ All travelers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  This tour package is fully customizable according to your interest and needs.

 

Adventure trip to Iquitos Amazon and Machu Picchu

Enjoy an amazing 10 day adventure to the Iquitos Amazon and Machu Picchu. This tour package is ideal for those who love eco-tourism and want to spend starry nights listening to a mélange of jungle sounds, viewing a spectacular array of wildlife and becoming closer to the Amazon Rainforests. After enjoying the experience of the Amazon wildlife you will make your way to the ancient Incan Province of Cusco and The Sacred Valley before Marveling at the 7th wonder World, Machu Picchu.

Highlights

  • Search for and learn more about the wildlife of Amazon.
  • Discover the incredible Peruvian Rainforest.
  • Witness the external influence of Spain and Inca in the region of Cusco and Machu Picchu.
  • Become part of an adventurous trip to the Inca ruins while indulging in the rich and modern Quechua and Inca cultures.
  • Travel from the Andes to Machu Picchu by train.
  • Experience the historical glory of Machu Picchu.

TRIP ITINERARY

Day 1 – International Arrival Assistance

  • Arrive in Lima at any time.
  • Our representative will be waiting for you at Lima airport with a customized sign with your name on it and private transfer to your hotel.
  • There are no planned activities, so check into the hotel and rest up.
  • Overnight at the Hotel in Lima.
  • Meals included: None.

Day 2 – Peruvian Cooking Class and Lima Colonial Walking Tour

  • Breakfast at Hotel; pick up from the hotel at 09:00am. This culinary adventure will begin with a visit to the local market. You will see, smell, taste, and experience the infinite variety of textures, colors, aromas, and flavors.
  • Then, we will take you to our cooking studio where you will have a “hands-on”, learn more about Peruvian cuisine and prepare delicious local dishes. You will make an authentic Peruvian dish to tantalise your tastebuds and later enjoy your achievements.
  • You have to choose 4 options; FISH; “Sudado de Pescado” steamed fish (Main Course) or Peruvian National dish called “Ceviche”. CHICKEN; “Aji de Pollo” in English chili chicken (Main Course) or “Papas a la Huancaina”. MEAT; “Lomo saltado” (Main Course) or “Causa Limeña”.
  • Vegetarian option; “Pimento Relleno” (Main Course) and “Solterito”.
  • At the end we will enjoy the lunch prepared by ourselves.
  • At 14:00pm pick up and transfer to Lima historical center. We’ll take you to a fascinating walking tour. We will show you Palaces and castles our city hides, we also going to take you to our great Saint Francisco Monastery and the impressive underground Catacombs!
  • Also we visit “The Main Square”, Archbishop’s Palace and the Municipal Palace, other great places you will visit are: the Train Station Palace, unique old fashioned “Cordano Bar”, colorful mansion palaces, Jiron del Union Pathway, Post Office Palace, Dominicans tower, Historical Rimac Bridge and lovely surrounded wooden Balconies and the next big project in the City the Under river subway.
  • Our historical center is considered a World Heritage protected by the UNESCO; we will show you the Original Spain Mansion Palace and enjoy its great collection of 18th Century paintings, its impressive sculptures, wooden varandas, trendy gilded mirrors and great original terrace.
  • After the tour we will take you back to your hotel.
  • Overnight at the Hotel in Lima.
  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 3 – Arrival to Iquitos – Tahuayo Lodge

  • Breakfast at hotel. At 07:10am pick up from the hotel and transfer to the airport for your flight to Iquitos. You will be greeted by a guide upon your arrival and taken to the docks for a speed boat ride to the lodge. This journey will take almost 4 hours.
  • The main lodge of Amazonia on Tahuayo River is neither a hotel nor a resort but a comfortable rustic lodge suitable for all travelers.
  • This lodge has access to a wide range of different ecosystems which can be explored along with many downriver native communities.
  • After checking into the lodge you will be introduced to the many male and female native guides who will be available to help you explore your own interests from a list of available activities and tours. These personal guides are perfect for those individuals who prefer a personal approach to touring the Amazon.
  • Overnight at Amazon Lodge.
  • Meals included: Breakfast, Box Lunch, Dinner.

Day 4 to 5 – Amazon Exploration to your needs and interests

  • On both days, you will be able to select the activity of your interest.
  • A great variety of activities are offered by the lodge in and around the Tamshiyacu-Tahuayo Reserve. Examples are swimming with pink dolphins, fishing for piranha, flying through the treetops on a canopy zipline, visiting native villages, having a session with a native shaman, visiting manakin lek, hiking to pygmy marmoset trees or canoeing into hoatzin rookery just to name a few.
  • The activities selection can be discussed with your guide. No added costs for private guided tours or customized tours are necessary. Here is a sample of activities you can enjoy:
  1. Visiting the El Chino native village, schools, farms, shaman and artesania cooperation.
  2. Taking a motor boat ride towards Lake Charo to look at the pink dolphins, watch raptors, sloths, monkeys and squirrels, go swimming, go fishing for piranhas.
  3. Visiting ziplines and canopy platforms.
  4. Taking a motor boat ride to Terra Firme Forest and go for a hike in frog valley. You may be able to see poison dart frogs. During the boat ride, you can look at wooly monkeys and can hand them bananas. You can also witness a bat cave and can even hike through it if you want to.
  5. You can go on a canoe in the flooded forest known as Tahuampa forest. While canoeing, you can see caiman, horned screamers and hoatzin birds.
  6. You can take a hike towards Lake Tapaje and explore it on a canoe.
  7. Hiking behind the lodge to Varzea forest and most likely witness barber bees, wore-tailed manikins, yellow crowned brush tailed rates, owl monkeys and pygmy marmosets.
  • Overnight at Amazon Lodge.
  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 6 – Departure from Iquitos – Flight to Lima

  • Morning excursion in the jungle.
  • Afternoon boat to Iquitos; transfer to airport. Fly to Lima.
  • Upon arrival to Lima; reception and transfer to your Hotel.
  • Overnight at the Hotel in Lima.
  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 7 – Flight to Cusco and City Tour & Archeological ruins

  • Breakfast at hotel; pick up from the hotel and transfer to the airport for your flight to Cusco, the ancient Inca capital of the Incas.
  • On arrival in Cusco, assistance at the airport and transport to your hotel, where the rest of the morning is free time to rest in hotel in order to avoid altitude sickness.
  • Pick up from the hotel at 13:20pm – Tour begins from Cusco’s Main Square, Plaza de Armas.
  • Includes a visit to Cusco’s cathedral in which you will be able to see the intricate woodwork and colonial paintings that contain detailed Incan iconography.
  • After, we will head to the Temple of the Sun (Qorikancha) upon which the Convent of Santo Domingo has been built. Interesting fact: according to a legend, this temple was entirely gold plated which left many conquerors impressed with its magnificence when they came here!
  • Overnight at the Hotel in Cusco.
  • Meals Included: Breakfast.

Day 8 – Full day to Sacred Valley (Pisac, Ollantaytambo)

  • Breakfast at hotel – pick up from your hotel at 07:30am.
  • We then will then embark on a journey back in time to the Incan´s Sacred Valley beginning in Pisac, 31 km from Cusco. The ancient Incan archeological site and city is located on the top of a mountain. There you will have the chance to firsthand witness the impressive stonemasonry skill of our ancient ancestors.
  • Afterwards, you will go down into the quaint little town and wander through its colorful market where you can buy intricate, beautifully crafted locally hand-made products.
  • After this, lunch will be served at a local restaurant.
  • Then, you will continue to Ollantaytambo, a military, religious, and agricultural center of the Incas located at the top of a mountain. Note: unlike other small towns, this one has maintained its original Incan design including outstanding stone buildings and narrow streets. It was once used as a fortress and administrative and urban center.
  • Stop in Ollantaytambo from where we catch the train to Aguas Calientes, upon arrival to Aguas Calientes, reception and transfer to your hotel.
  • Overnight at the Hotel in Aguas Calientes.
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 9 – Visit Machu Picchu & Train back to Cusco

  • Breakfast at the hotel; at 06:00am take bus to Machu Picchu citadel, you will ride a bus to Machu Picchu archeological site (2,430m/7,972ft) and tour every nook and cranny of this New 7 Wonder of the World and UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site: an unforgettable experience. Your guide will expertly direct you throughout the astounding ruins and its main streets.
  • Around 07:30am the guided tour begins, your guide will expertly direct you throughout the astounding ruins and its main streets. You can then wander around the town squares as well as climb the intricately carved stairways made of stone. Machu Picchu is considered to be the world’s spiritual center by esoteric wisdom.
  • From 10:30am to 12:00pm once the guided tour is over, you will have some free time to explore the site on your own, relax, or meditate.
  • From 12:30pm to 13:30pm take bus to Aguas Calientes.
  • From 13:30pm to 15:00pm take lunch at local restaurant in Aguas Calientes.
  • Return to Cusco: later board the train for the return trip to Cusco. You will stop at the Poroy station and then be picked up and driven to your hotel in Cusco.
  • Overnight at the Hotel in Cusco.
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 10 – Departure from Cusco 

  • Breakfast at hotel; at the scheduled time our representative will meet with you at hotel lobby, transfer and assistance on your departure.
  • Meals Included: Breakfast

PRICES PER PERSON

HOTEL CATEGORY Single Room Double Room Triple Room
Tourist US$ 2458 US$ 2177 US$ 2147
Superior Tourist US$ 2732 US$ 2362 US$ 2318

(*) Single Supplement for solo traveler: US$ 183.00.

Extra Optional Services

  • Entrance to Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain US$ 25 per person.
  • Upgrade train to Vistadome return to Cusco US$ 25 per person.

INCLUDED

  • Accommodation: 6 night(s) in hotel(s) in Lima, Cusco and Aguas Calientes, 3 night(s) in Amazon Lodge.
  • Excursions: Lima, Iquitos Jungle, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu.
  • Entrance fees to parks and cultural sights: Lima, Iquitos-Amazon, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu.
  • Transfers: All airport transfers, Hotel pickup and drop-off, all transfers are assisted by English-speaking staff.
  • Train ticket: Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes – Cusco (Expedition Class).
  • Transport: bus, minivan, train, on foot, boat.
  • Meals: According mentioned in the itinerary.
  • 4-day tour in Iquitos-Amazon with overnight in Lodge.
  • Local top quality English-speaking guides to accompany visits and excursions.
  • 24 hour support by our local staff.

NOT INCLUDED

  • International airfare, domestic airfare within Peru.
  • Airport departure taxes (Approximate cost US$ 31.00 international flights, and US$ 7.40 for each domestic flight).
  • Tips on included excursions, visas, travel insurance, personal ítems.
  • Pre & post tour accommodation.
  • Spending money – allow approximately US$ 35-50 per day to cover meals, snacks, drinks, limited souvenirs, laundry, tips and any extras.
  • Entrance fee to Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain.
SELECTED HOTELS FOR THIS TOUR PACKAGE
Following is that the list of our recommended hotels that we use for this tour package. Our recommendation relies on the standards of our company concerning quality, charm, personalized attention, warmth, fair price, social responsibility, best practices on environmental care, etc. for each hotel category, but most importantly, on our past customer reports, in which each hotel is evaluated. Hence, our choice includes those who have obtained a higher client satisfaction so far.

We have rated the accommodations according to 2 categories:

City Tourist Superior Tourist
Lima

Runcu Miraflores

Faraona Grand

Casa Andina Select Miraflores

Tierra Viva Miraflores Larco

Iquitos Lodge Tahuayo Lodge Tahuayo Lodge
Cusco

Sueños del Inka

Maytaq Wasin Boutique

Sonesta Cusco

Xima Cusco

Aguas Calientes

Flower´s House Machu Picchu

Inti Punku Machu Picchu

Casa Andina Standard Machu Picchu

El MaPi by Inkaterra

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT HOTEL CATEGORY

Tourist

  • In this type of accommodation are the 2-star and 3-star hotels and some guest houses.
  • Appeals to tourists looking for more than basic accommodation.
  • The rooms and bed are simple, comfortable and adequate.
  • Beds are made and rooms are cleaned daily. Clean towels are supplied.
  • Rooms with private bathroom and hot shower.
  • Breakfast is included.
  • Ideal for travelers on a reduced budget.

Superior Tourist

  • In this type of accommodation are the 3-star and 4-star hotels.
  • Standard accommodation. Accommodation is deemed “very good”.
  • The rooms and bed are comfortable and adequate.
  • Beds are made and rooms are cleaned daily. Clean towels are supplied.
  • They have spacious reception with seats and other public rooms.
  • Some of these hotels have food and drink service; restaurant and bar.
  • Buffet breakfast is included.

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