Machu Picchu & the Amazon Jungle Tour

A Concise Summary of Peru

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8 Days / 7 Nights

A Concise Summary of Peru

Discover two of Peru's best wonders on this Machu Picchu and Amazon jungle tour. First, visit Lima, the burgeoning capital of Peru, and then follow the steps of the Incas from Cuzco through the Sacred Valley to the breathtaking ruins of Machu Picchu. Then, explore the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest from the comfort of a Peru Amazon lodge on the shores of the Tambopata River.

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We include what others call optional

This tour includes:

  • 5 nights in hotels
  • 2 nights at a Peruvian Amazon Lodge (full board included)
  • All tour and transfers, including Sacred Valley train
  • All entrance fees
  • All breakfasts & 1 lunch
  • English-speaking tour guides

Highlights:

  • Lima City Tour
  • Cuzco City & Ruins Tour
  • Pisac Market & Sacred Valley Tour
  • Ride through the Sacred Valley by Train
  • Machu Picchu Ruins Tour
  • Peru Amazon Jungle Lodge & Excursions

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Lima Costa Verde in Miraflores Peru

Arrive in Lima, the City of Kings

Day 1

Arrive in Lima Airport where your tour guide will escort you to your hotel. Receive your travel program with all documents useful during your trip. Enjoy the rest of the day at your own pace, relaxing, exploring the city or shopping.

Peru Pisaq Market Tour

Pisaq Market & Sacred Valley Tour

Day 2

After breakfast head to the airport to catch your flight to Cuzco and transfer to the Sacred Valley. Your tour here includes a visit to the Pisaq Market, Peru's most famous indigenous market, where local artisans sell handmade textiles, handicrafts, and fresh food. Enjoy a lunch at the market and a tour of the nearby Pisaq ruins. Continue on to Ollantaytambo at the center of the Sacred Valley. Visit the impressive Ollantaytambo ruins - large agricultural terraces built into the hillside overlooking the town and its surrounding farmlands. Spend the night in this tranquil town.

Peru Train to Machu Picchu

Train to Machu Picchu & Ruins Tour

Day 3

Have an early breakfast before heading to the station where you'll catch a scenic train to Aguas Calientes. There, take a shuttle bus up to Machu Picchu. Take a tour of the ruins and enjoy the amazing architecture and beautiful landscapes of the valley. Visit the Watchman's Hut, the Inca Bridge, and the temple of the three windows. Afterwards, return to Aguas Calientes where you'll spend the night.

The iconic Machu Picchu and Peruvian llama

Machu Picchu Tour & Return to Cuzco

Day 4

On this free morning, you can opt to visit Machu Picchu early in the morning to enjoy a breathtaking view of the sunrise over the ruins. Later, head back to Cuzco by train and spend the night at your hotel. You may want to go shopping for handmade souvenirs in the many shops in downtown Cuzco.

City tour of Cuzco Peru in South America

Cuzco City Tour

Day 5

After breakfast, a travel guide will escort your to your Cuzco hotel, located near the Plaza de Armas. Relax and get accustomed to the altitude during the rest of the morning. In the afternoon, take a half-day city tour and discover Cuzco's highlights such as the Cathedral and the Inca Temple of the Sun called Korikancha. Go outside the city to visit the ruins of Sacsayhuaman, Tambomachay and Qenqo.

Canopy view of the Amazon River

Transfer to Puerto Maldonado

Day 6

Arrive at the Puerto Maldonado airport where a guide will welcome you and escort you to your Amazon lodge. The tours offered at the lodge depend on availability and the lodge category you are looking for.
The lodges include full-board services and expert guides that will show you around the Peruvian Amazon, with its vast landscapes and its exotic fauna.

Amazon Parrot Lick

Peruvian Amazon Lodge

Day 7

Wake up early to have breakfast and visit a parrot clay lick. There watch dozens and dozens of red and green macaws, large parrots and yellow-crowned Amazons, and enjoy the sight of this colorful wildlife. After that head to a small parakeet clay lick to observe Blue Headed Parrots, Orange-Cheeked Parrots, Cobalt-winged parakeets and if you are lucky the rare Rock Parakeet. In the afternoon learn more about the rainforest ecology and natural history during a walk with a member of the community and a naturalist guide. Afterwards, head back to the lodge to enjoy a nice cocktail and relax on a hammock.

Colonial Lima Historic District

Return to Lima

Day 8

Have an early breakfast before heading back to Puerto Maldonado to catch a flight back to Lima. Once in Lima you can head back home or continue you trip in South America with a connection to another destination.

For those who want to see the other highlights of Peru, we highly recommend the Essence of Peru Tour, which you can easily combine with this tour.


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8 Days / 7 Nights

A Concise Summary of Peru

Discover two of Peru's best wonders on this Machu Picchu and Amazon jungle tour. First, visit Lima, the burgeoning capital of Peru, and then follow the steps of the Incas from Cuzco through the Sacred Valley to the breathtaking ruins of Machu Picchu. Then, explore the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest from the comfort of a Peru Amazon lodge on the shores of the Tambopata River.

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