Incas & Amazon Experience

12 Days
Lima to Cuzco
From (CAD)
$ 11,195
Dates & Pricing

2023 Lima > Cuzco

Ancient sites & Natural Wonders

Uncover the mysteries of the ancient Incan ruins, the remote Amazonian tribes and lip-smacking Peruvian cuisine over an unforgettable journey through South America.
If you were to seek out South America’s beating heart it would certainly be found amongst the lush jungle of the Amazon. This lovely journey offers up plenty of opportunities to experience one of the last great rainforests, before introducing you to the many other wonders of this continent. Spend four glorious days cruising through a remote part of the Amazon, with shore excursions into the jungle. Hand feed baby manatees near Iquitos, enjoy a delicious Andean feast in Peru, wander the magical site that is Machu Picchu and explore South America’s oldest inhabited city, Cuzco.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
OSPZ
Duration:
12 days
Departure City:
Lima
Return City:
Cuzco

12 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Lima, Peru

    Welcome to Lima, the capital of Peru, where you start your journey into wonder with a two-night stay.

  2. Day 2 - Lima

    Discover the highlights and the hidden gems of Lima on this cosmopolitan adventure. The marvellous and well-restored colonial architecture is only the beginning.  Your expert local guide will show you the must-see sights and the hidden gems of this former capital of the Spanish conquistadors. Beyond baroque balconies lie secret treasures from the age-old library and bone patchworks of the city’s famous monastery.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  3. Day 3 - Lima > Amazon

    Fly to Iquitos and settle into your oversized suite on board Delfin III, your luxurious floating hotel for the next four nights.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Amazon Cruise

    Home to over 40,000 plant species and 3,000 freshwater fish species, the Amazon is an abundance of colour, movement and incredible beauty. Each day there will be a range of small group excursions to discover the diversity of this region. You will explore remote Amazon River tributaries, spot monkeys and birds while walking along a jungle trail, visit local villages and schools and meet with native Amazonians. Board the skiffs and cruise along the waterways, or go onshore for excursions through the jungle led by knowledgeable naturalist guides.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Amazon Cruise

    Continue to explore the Amazon.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Amazon > Sacred Valley

    Fly to Cuzco and then travel through the picturesque Sacred Valley for your three-night stay.

    Sundowners

    Witness a private music performance complemented with a light tapas style dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Sacred Valley

    Join your expert local guide for a walking tour of Ollantaytambo, the site where Manco Inca defeated the Spanish conquistadors. Enjoy a delicious Andean feast at Hacienda Huayoccari, where you will witness a weaving demonstration. The afternoon is at leisure to explore the Urubamba.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  8. Day 8 - Sacred Valley

    Freechoice

    Tour the impressive ruins of Pisac and its colourful markets or see the ruins of Moray and the Incan salt pans. This afternoon delight in an unforgettable culinary experience of five different meats cooked in five different ways over an open flame, with ingredients grown in Tambo’s own organic garden.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  9. Day 9 - Sacred Valley >Machu Picchu

    Travel through picturesque fields on your Vistadome rail journey to Machu Picchu then spend time at the ancient Inca site. Be amazed as your expert local guides share the mysteries of these majestic ruins. Tonight, relax in your charming hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Machu Picchu > Cuzco

    Learn how to make two of the country’s signature offerings: ceviche and pisco sours, during a cooking demonstration. Continue to the charming city of Cuzco and your luxurious hotel, in the heart of the historic centre. Your two-night Special Stay is sure to be a highlight.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Cuzco

    The former capital of the Incan Empire, Cuzco is a city with incredible architecture. Uncover the history of this World Heritage-listed site, including Korichancha and the ruins of Sacsayhuamán fortress.

    Enrich

    Visit a community supported by Scenic. Meet the students and teachers at the local school and learn about their lifestyle.

    Enrich

    Candlelight, first class service and the magnificent glow of the precious metals displayed in the Gold Room of the Pre-Columbian Art Museum of Cuzco, are brought together to create a memorable experience. Enjoy a cosmopolitan and cutting-edge gastronomic presentation formed from the exquisite flavours, colours, textures and aromas of local ingredients from different parts of Peru.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Cuzco

    Say farewell to your Tour Director before your onward journey. 

    The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the journey will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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