The Peru Best and Amazon River Program have ten days in which you will visit the best that Peru can offer you. You will visit the capital of Peru (Lima), the enigmatic and still unsolved mystery of the Nazca Lines (Ica). You will visit the capital of the old Inca Empire and its jewel Machu Picchu (Cusco). You will see the beautiful landscapes of the highest lake of the world (Puno). And you will visit the capital of the Peruvian jungle (Iquitos) where you will witness the birthplace of the Amazon River.
Day 1:Day 1: Arrival to Lima, transfer to your hotel, free time for you to lunch. At 2pm we will pick you up from your hotel for a half day Lima city tour excursion.
Day 2: Early morning, transfer to Paracas, witch is the most important reservation of wildlife of Peru. Guided tour on boat to the Ballestas Islands, where we will see sea lions, penguins, pelicans and other seabirds. When we return, we will see the Candelabro, which is a giant figure of unknown origins. Right away we will take a bus to the city of Nazca, arrival and transfer to Nazca airport, over flight the Nazca lines. Return to Lima and transfer to your hotel. This is the most mysterious part of the Peru Best and Amazon River Program.
Day 3: Early morning, transfer to airport, fly to Cusco, transfer to hotel, morning free. In the afternoon, Cusco city tour visiting the Main Square, the Cathedral and the Temple of the Sun. The tour continues outside the city where we will visit the Inca sites of Kenko, Tambomachay, Puca Pucara and the impressive fortress of Sacsayhuaman. Return to the hotel. Evening free.
Day 4: This day will be the most physical challenging day of the Peru Best and Amazon River Program. You will have a guided excursion to the Sacred Valley of the Incas where you will visit the Pisac Indian Market. At 2pm, Lunch in local restaurant. In the afternoon pass through Calca and Urubamba regions, in direction to the fortress and citadel of Ollantaytambo. Return to Cusco and transfer to hotel.
Day 5: Early morning, transfer to the train station, and get on board of the train to Machu Picchu, known as “The Lost City of the Incas”. Arrive to Aguas Calientes station, where we take a bus that will take us up hill to visit the incredible Machu Picchu ruins. The excursion includes a guided tour of the Citadel, visiting the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Solar Clock, the Royal Quarters and the Temple of Three Windows. Free time to walk around Machu Picchu. Return to Cusco, and transfer to hotel. Our Visit to Machu Picchu is the most mystical part of the Peru Best and Amazon River Program.
Day 6: Early morning, transfer to airport, flight to Puno. Arrival and transfer to the city of Puno. On the road to the city of Puno we will visit the famous Chullpas of Sillustani, witch are Cylindrical tombs used by the Aymara Indians to bury important priests. Plus we will see the Umayo Lagoon, found in front of the Chullpas, which adds beauty to the place. Here you will have the opportunity to watch different birds typical of the area. Arrival to the hotel, afternoon free.
Day 7: On this day of the Peru Best and Amazon River Program, you will enjoy the most beautiful landscapes of the Titicaca Lake. We will visit the antique and still alive culture of the Uros these people live in the Titicaca lake unchanged for centuries. Immediately after we will carry on deep into the Titicaca Lake to visit the Taquille island, where you will enjoy a 360 degrees view of the Titicaca Lake.
Day 8: Early in the morning, transfer to the airport, and flight to Lima to catch our connection flight to the capital of the jungle (Iquitos). Arrival, city tour and transfer to the hotel. Free night in a jungle city found at the riverside of the Amazon River.
Day 9: Early morning, transfer to the city of Nauta. On the way, we will stop in few small villages of farmers. The trip lasts nearly 2 hours. Ones we arrive to the city of Nauta, we will visit their main streets. After the short visit to Nauta, we will get on board of a boat, traveling downstream of the Marañon river, in direction of the Piranha Jungle Lodge.
We will visit the lake Anaconda Cocha. At 2pm lunch in the jungle. Follow by a walk into the jungle to see its primary forest. We will learn about the plants of the area, the giant tree Mohena Lupuna, the Ceiba Pethandra and wildlife. We will watch different kinds of birds like macaws, parrots, wild ducks, herons, cormorants, horned screamers, martin-fisher, and many more. Return to the lodge, dinner, and at night a canoe trip inside the jungle, where we will see alligators and other species of animals at night.
Day 10: Early walk through the jungle to see monkeys and squirrels in their habitat. Then breakfast follow by a motorboat excursion to the Marañon river and Ucayali river, we will visit the farmhouse Grau. Where, we will go on top of a 40 meters high tower. From that tower we will witness the point of union of the Marañon and Ucayali rivers, birthplace of the Amazon river. On the way back we will try to see pink river dolphins. Return to the Lodge. Lunch, return to the city of Nauta, transfer to Iquitos Airport, flight to Lima, and connection with you international flight. End of our services.
Our Peru Best and Amazon River Program offer the capital of Peru, the capital of the Inca Empire and the capital of the jungle. So if you are looking forward to visit Peru and enjoy its best, in a short tour, you have come to the right place.
It is include
All nights of hotel accommodation + breakfast
All excursions that have been describe in the program
All tickets and entrances to archaeological sites
English speaking guides in all excursions
Full board meals only in the jungle
Lunch of day 6 in typical restaurant
24 hours emergency phone
Taxes an services
It is not Included
Internal connection flights
Peru Best and Amazon River Program – 2 Stars Hotels
Lima Hostal Porta Miraflores
Cusco Hotel la Pascana
Puno Hotel Puno Terra
Iquitos Paseos Amazonicos Lodge
Price per person: $ 880, based in double ocupancy.
Note: Train to Machu Picchu, backpacker.
Peru Best and Amazon River Program – 3 Stars Hotels
Lima Hotel Ducado Miraflores
Cusco Hotel Prisma
Puno Hotel Conde de Lemos
Iquitos Paseos Amazonicos
Price per person: $ 970, based in double ocupancy.
Note: Train to Machu Picchu, backpacker.
Peru Best and Amazon River Program – 4 Stars Hotels
Lima Hotel Colon Miraflores
Cusco Hotel Picoaga
Puno Hotel Royal Inn
Iquitos Paseos Amazonicos
Price per person: $ 1220, based in double ocupancy.
Note: Train to Machu Picchu, luxury (vista dome).