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Machu Picchu and the Amazon

  • Trip Type: Journeys
  • 10 Days | Lima to Cusco
  • Group Size: Max 16

Trip Details

 

Immerse yourself in the stunning natural wonders and fascinating cultures of Peru. Get in touch with empires of the past in the former Inca capital of Cusco, spend time at our jungle lodge listening to the orchestra of wildlife that surrounds you, and hike the Inca Trail—or catch the scenic train—to unforgettable Machu Picchu.

Trip Highlights

    • Spend four days hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, or take the train and enjoy extra time in Cusco.
    • Spot Amazonian wildlife with expert naturalists.
    • Visit two G Adventures–sponsored projects: the Women’s Weaving Co-op and the Sacred Valley Community Restaurant.

Itinerary - 10 Days

Day 1 — Lima

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer is included.

Days 2 & 3 — Amazon Rain Forest

Fly to Puerto Maldonado and continue by motorized canoe our comfortable Amazon lodge, located in the lush Tambopata rain forest. Go on jungle excursions guided by knowledgeable naturalists to spot wildlife. Take advantage of free time to relax or swim, and go on a caiman-spotting cruise after dark. (2B, 2L, 2D)

Day 4 — Cusco

Travel by boat out of the jungle and catch our flight over the Andes to Cusco. Enjoy some free time to explore the cobbled streets and festive plazas of this one-time Inca capital. This evening, peer at the stars through the telescopes of the Cusco planetarium. (1B)

Day 5 — Sacred Valley/Ollantaytambo

Enjoy a full day exploring the Sacred Valley with a local guide. Tour the G Adventures-supported Parque de la Papa, or Potato Park, a network of rural agricultural communities working to preserve more than 700 species of potatoes. Learn about potato cultivation and traditional weaving, and the importance of each to Andean culture. Next, explore the Pisac ruins and visit the G Adventures-supported Sacred Valley Community Restaurant in the village of Huchuy Qosqo. Discover the pre-Inca salt pans of Las Salineras. Enjoy a traditional pachamanca-style meal. (1B, 1L)

Days 6 through 9 — Inca Trail to Machu Picchu/Cusco

All roads lead to Machu Picchu, either by foot or rail. Choose to undertake the four-day guided Inca Trail hike. Or enjoy two free days in Cusco before catching a scenic train ride to Aguas Calientes, our base for visiting the famed citadel. Explore Machu Picchu with an expert guide before returning to Cusco by train. (4B, 3L, 3D)

Day 10 — Cusco

Depart at any time. (1B)

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2017
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Trip Cost

Price From

$2,599

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Cost Details

All trip prices are per person based on double occupancy. If you're traveling on your own, we'll pair you up with a roommate of the same gender so that you can pay the same rate as other travelers. Prices are subject to change without notice and do not include airfare. All prices and fares are quoted in U.S. dollars.

My Own Room

During your trip, sometimes it's just more convenient and comfortable to have your own room. That's why we offer the "My Own Room" option - a single room all to yourself.

My Own Room Option: From $499

What's Included

Arrival transfer, internal flights, transport between destinations and to/ from included activities, and activities as listed in the itinerary.

Accommodations
Comfortable, mid-range hotels (4 nights), G Lodge Amazon (2 nights), Inca Trail camping or Cusco hotel (3 nights)

Meals Included
9 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners. Allow an additional $170–225 for meals not included.

Transportation
Private van, plane, train, boat, canoe, hiking. This itinerary includes high altitutde hikes, and travelers should be physically fit.

Optional Experience

You can do whatever you wish during your free time on tour, but if you're in need of suggestions, we've got them. Details about any optional experiences for this trip will be available during the booking process. Please note, these are at an additional cost.