Machu Picchu and the Amazon

Discover Peru’s extraordinary diversity on a luxury Peru journey at Machu and the Amazon. This private Peru and Machu Picchu itinerary allows you to experience the highlights of the Andes, and explore the Peruvian jungle on an Amazon Rainforest Tour.

Detailed Itinerary:



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INCLUDES: Breakfast
L
INCLUDES: Lunch
D
INCLUDES: Dinner
Day 1: Arrival in Peru

Machu Picchu and the Amazon Tour Begins
  • Arrival in Lima.
  • Assistance from the terminal upon arrival, private transfer to the colonial city center for breakfast at a famous café
  • Morning colonial city tour with visits to Casa Aliaga and the San Francisco Convent.
  • Onward transfer to the working-class Santa Catalina neighborhood.
  • Lunch at Chez Wong, a closed-door ‘cebichería’ featured in Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown.
  • Afternoon visit to Museo Larco—a privately owned museum of pre-Columbian art with chronological galleries that shed light on more than 10,000 years of Peruvian History.
  • Proceed to your historically luxurious hotel in the Barranco District.
  • Dinner at ámaZ, a creative Amazonian fine dining experience presented by Chef Pedro Miguel Schiaffino.
Overnight: Hotel B

B
INCLUDES: Breakfast
L
INCLUDES: Lunch
Day 2: Sacred Valley Tour

Lima to Cusco, Descend to the Sacred Valley
  • Breakfast at your luxury bohemian hotel in the Barranco District.
  • Private transfer to the airport.
  • Morning domestic flight from Lima to Cusco (1 hr. 15 mins. – airfare not included).
  • Assistance upon arrival, private transfer to the Sacred Valley with a stop at the Center for Traditional Textiles (CTTC) for an Andean weaving demonstration led by famous author and weaving specialist Nilda Callañaupa.
  • Lunch at a local-favorite Peruvian cuisine.
  • Afterwards, explore Inca ruins at Moray and the mysterious salt pans at Maras.
  • Late afternoon private transfer to Sol y Luna Lodge and Spa in the Urubamba River Valley.
Overnight: Sol y Luna Lodge & Spa

B
INCLUDES: Breakfast
L
INCLUDES: Lunch
Day 3: Sacred Valley Tour

Explore Ollantaytambo and Take the Afternoon Vistadome Train to Machu Picchu
  • Breakfast at your luxury Relais & Châteaux hotel in Urubamba.
  • Private transfer to Ollantaytambo, the oldest continually inhabited town in the Andes.
  • Morning privately guided walking tour of Ollantaytambo featuring visits to a local residence and the former Inca fortress above town.
  • Learn about Andean ancestral cooking techniques and native gastronomy during a traditional pachamanca lunch at a local organic farm.
  • After lunch, catch the Vistadome Train to the Machu Picchu Pueblo.
  • Evening dinner at your hotel.
Overnight: Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel by Inkaterra

B
INCLUDES: Breakfast
L
INCLUDES: Lunch
D
INCLUDES: Dinner
Day 4: Luxury Machu Picchu Tour

Unearth the Seventh Wonder of the World
  • Breakfast at your award winning eco-hotel.
  • Morning privately guided tour of Machu Picchu with a local, english-speaking, expert Peru guide (Optional Huayna Picchu trek included).
  • Buffet lunch at the Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge.
  • Afternoon free to watch a local soccer match, visit the hot springs, or the Aguas Calientes indigenous market.
  • Dinner at the Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel.
Overnight: Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel by Inkaterra

B
INCLUDES: Breakfast
L
INCLUDES: Lunch
Day 5: Ascend to Cusco

Morning Nature Tour in Aguas Calientes, Afternoon Train to the Sacred Valley, Onward to Cusco
  • Breakfast at your award winning eco-hotel.
  • Morning tour Andean Bear Sanctuary and the butterfly gardens in the high Amazon Nature Reserve at INKATERRA
  • Lunch at the Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel.
  • Afternoon return to Ollantaytambo on the Vistadome Train.
  • Assistance upon arrival at the Ollanantaytambo, private transfer to your historic hotel in downtown Cusco.
  • Dinner on your own in the former capital of the Inca Empire (our detailed pre-trip informational packet will provide suggestions for local-favorite restaurants and bars).
Overnight: Palacio Manco Capac

B
INCLUDES: Breakfast
D
INCLUDES: Dinner
Day 6: Cusco City Tour

Discover the Former Capital of the Inca Empire
  • Breakfast at your hotel, the former palace of an Inca King.
  • Morning privately-guided tour of the Plaza de Armas, Cathedral of Santo Domingo, and the “Qorikancha” Temple of the Sun.
  • Afternoon free to tour Cusco on your own.
  • Evening” Pisco tasting and tapas” at Museo del Pisco with an expert “Pisquero.”
Overnight: Palacio Manco Capac

B
INCLUDES: Breakfast
D
INCLUDES: Dinner
Day 7: Into the Rainforest

Cusco to Puerto Maldonado, Riverboat to Your Jungle Resort
  • Breakfast at your hotel, the former palace of an Inca King.
  • private transfer to the airport in Cusco.
  • Mid-morning flight from Cusco to Puerto Maldonado (1 hr – airfare not included)
  • Assistance upon arrival at the airport in Puerto Maldonado.
  • Private transfer from the airport to the Madre de Dios River.
  • Riverboat journey up the Madre de Dios River to the Amazon Reserve.
  • Afternoon rainforest excursions at your Peru Amazon lodge.
Overnight: Reserva Amazónica by Inkaterra

B
INCLUDES: Breakfast
L
INCLUDES: Lunch
D
INCLUDES: Dinner
Day 8: Peru Rainforest Vacation

Amazon Rainforest Tours in Tambopata National Reserve
  • Wake up to the sounds of the Amazon Rainforest in your luxury casita.
  • Start the day with an á la carte buffet breakfast with local, organic ingredients from the jungle.
  • Embark on the rainforest expedition of your choice (you can choose which privately guided Amazon excursion you prefer the night before).
Overnight: Reserva Amazónica by Inkaterra

B
INCLUDES: Breakfast
L
INCLUDES: Lunch
D
INCLUDES: Dinner
Day 9: Peru Rainforest Vacation

Amazon Rainforest Tour Tambopata National Reserve
  • Wake up to the sounds of the Amazon Rainforest in your luxury casita.
  • Start the day with an á la carte buffet breakfast with local, organic ingredients from the jungle.
  • Craft your own rainforest expedition by choosing the privately guided Amazon excursion of your choice.
  • Spend the afternoon simply relaxing at your Peru Amazon luxury lodge or utilizing the award-winning spa.
Overnight: Reserva Amazónica by Inkaterra

B
INCLUDES: Breakfast
L
INCLUDES: Lunch
Day 10: Machu Picchu and the Amazon Tour Ends

Return to Puerto Maldonado Airport, Onward to Your Next Destination
  • Wake to the sounds of the Amazon and enjoy the complimentary á la carte breakfast one final time.
  • Later in the morning travel by riverboat to Puerto Maldonado.
  • Shuttle transfer to the airport in Puerto Maldonado marks the end of your Machu Picchu and the Amazon Rainforest Tour.