A week to explore the oldest and most charming city of the Andes: Cusco, its streets and archaeological sites in the surroundings, then the Sacred Valley of the Incas, its beautiful landscapes and its Inca ruins, to reach the lost citadel of Machu Picchu, hidden for centuries, out of reach of the conquerors. Finally, you will go for three days and two nights experience in the heart of the tropical jungle where you will enjoy day and night excursions in the immense rainforest.
Peru Amazon Tour
Peru Amazon Tour is one of the most popular trips we offer. These seven days itinerary is a guarantee jaw dropping experience. Peru is blessed not only with an immense archaeological heritage, being the cradle of the Inca empire, but also with a massive biodiversity due to the Amazon river. Peru is one of the ten countries the greatest biological diversity in the world; known as "megadiverse country" since we broke records in a variety of ecosystems and species. This Peru Amazon tour will show you both, the grandeur of the Inca civilization and also the beautiful Amazon jungle.
During the itinerary of the Peruvian Amazon tour you will visit the capital city of Peru, Lima where if you want you can have the chance to be part of the gastronomy trend of the city that is now known as the Gastronomical capital of Latin America. Then you will fly to Cusco city, the ancient capital of the Inca empire, to visit its nearby Inca sites as well as to feel the special vide of this place. The Peruvian Amazon tour will take you next to Puerto Maldonado city, an hour away from Cusco in a domestic flight. From the airport you will be drive to the port to take a boat down the river to a lodge in the middle of the jungle. The Peruvian Amazon tour adventure starts here. You will be able to do many activities every day. From day walks through the surroundings of the lodge to meet rare species of mammals and insects, a local community visit, a canopy walk, to night boat rides to listen how the wildlife awakes in the night.
The Peruvian Amazon tour is a trip you will remember forever, it can be done throughout the year, with no weather restrictions and if you are planning to do it with kids, it won´t be a better adventure for them and for sure they will forever cherish.
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Transfer to Lima airport to take the flight to Cusco city.
Transfer to the hotel.
Afternoon City Tour:
Visit the city declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco. The tour will start at the temple of Koricancha, an ancient Inca palace where the order of the Dominicans built an incredible church that can still be seen there. Then visit the Main Square, where the Cathedral and the beautiful Church of the Society of Jesus, among other colonial buildings, are located.
Continue to the San Cristóbal colonial chruch to enjoy a spectacular view of the city. Afterwards you will go on to the fortress of Sacsayhuaman, an Inca building known for its massive walls of hewn stone, also Qenko and Puca Pucara archaeological complexes.
Half day visit to Ollantaytambo, a military, religious and agricultural center of the Incan Empire.
The fortress is located on top of a mountain to allow them to protect the whole valley from invaders. From the highest spot you will be able to appreciate the narrow roads along with the channels that remain unaltered since Incan times.
Transfer from the hotel to the train station to take the train to Machu Picchu.
You will arrive to station in Machu Picchu town, and then you will be transported by bus to Machu Picchu citadel, one of the most renowned examples of the Inca’s architecture, surrounded by an amazing landscape of lush forest. Lost in history, Machu Picchu was not discovered until 1911 by the American explorer Hiram Bingham, but was built in the middle of XV century.
At the appointed time, you will return to the station to take your train ride back to the Sacred Valley. From there transfer to Cusco city and to the selected hotel.
Flight to Puerto Maldonado. Upon arrival navigate by outboard motorized canoe along the Madre de Dios River to Inkaterra Hacienda Concepción for approximately 25 minutes. transfer to Inka Terra Lodge. After lunch, take a walk through Concepcion Trails where you will discover and learn about primary and secondary rainforest. At dusk navigate by outboard motorized canoe, at the Twilight River excursion. During the sailing you will learn about its ecosystem, Amazonian creeks, nocturnal animals’ behavior, etc. In the evening enjoy a nice dinner.
New experiences are ahead, get ready for a long towards Lake Sandoval. Here you will understand why this area is called “the biodiversity capital of Peru” while learning about the Reserve’s conservation efforts and the lake’s formation.
Later the Canopy Walkway & Anaconda Walk wait for you. Take a 20-minute ride by outboard motorized canoe to the Inkaterra Canopy Walkway Interpretation Center where you will learn about its construction and the conservation projects of ITA-Inkaterra Asociación. Ascend one of the two 98-foot towers and cross the 7 hanging bridges that connect the treetops at 91 ft. high. After descending keep on feeling the incredible primary rainforest energy going along the 200-meter wooden bridge over the swamps. You will learn about the fauna and flora of this flooded ecosystem.
At night get ready for an adventure during the Hidden Rainforest excursion, where you will explore the nocturnal animals who display intriguing behavior patterns, and enhanced senses as adaptation mechanisms.
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