Peru Adventure & Amazon cruise

Explore Peru on a 16 day adventure from Lima to Buenos Aires. Uncover the Amazon on your luxury cruise & feed baby manatees at the Amazon Rescue Centre.

16 Day
From (AUD)
$ 15,395
  • 2018 Lima > Santiago

    Sacred valleys and astonishing vistas

    Peru will fascinate with its rich history, epic mountains and iconic culture. This lovely journey offers up plenty of opportunities to experience one of the last great rainforests, before introducing you to ancient treasures that defy description.

    Spend four beautiful days cruising along the majestic Amazon River. Peru’s many wonders are yours for the taking, from Lima to the Sacred Valley and the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu before your journey concludes in Chile’s quirky capital Santiago.

  • 16 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Lima

      Start your journey into wonder with an overnight stay at your luxurious hotel Lima.

    • Day 2 - Lima > Iquitos

      Fly to the remote town of Iquitos where your luxury Amazon adventure begins. Settle into your handsomely appointed, over-sized suite on board Aria Amazon, your luxurious floating Special Stay for the next three nights. Enjoy a welcome briefing and toast each day’s adventures with complimentary beverages served with lunch and dinner.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 3 - Amazon Cruise

      Your luxury cruise takes you into the heart of this untouched wilderness with a flexible cruising schedule to take advantage of the best conditions.  Daily activities include boarding the skiffs and cruising along the waterways, or onshore excursions through the jungle led by expert guides.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 4 - Amazon Cruise

      Cruising the Amazon. Daily activities include boarding the skiffs and cruising along the waterways, or go onshore for excursions through the jungle led by knowledgeable naturalist guides.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 5 - Iquitos > Lima

      After a final morning excursion disembark and bid a fond farewell to the crew as you take away wonderful memories.

      Enrich

      At the Amazon Rescue Centre a highlight will be the unique opportunity to feed the rescued baby manatees by hand.

      Fly to Lima this afternoon for an overnight stay.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

    • Day 6 - Lima > Sacred Valley

      Fly to Cuzco then travel to the majestic Sacred Valley of the Incas

      Enrich

      Marvel at the display of the ‘dancing’ Paso horses before a delicious Andean feast at Hacienda Huayaccari.

      Travel through the valley to your three night Special Stay.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 7 - Sacred Valley

      With more than 20 small group activities on offer, all escorted by the exploration team and tailored to different lengths of time, pacing and modes of transport, you can choose one that best suits you. From exploring the ruins of Ollantaytambo to taking an easy bike ride along the banks of the Urubamba River, you will encounter the culture and history of the valley your way.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 8 - Sacred Valley

      Another day of exploration awaits. Whichever activity you choose, your senses will be awakened.

      Sundowners

      Toast with drinks and canapés accompanied by the soothing sounds of local musicians.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 9 - Sacred Valley > Machu Picchu

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

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 10 - Machu Picchu > Cuzco:

      Explore the village of Machu Picchu at your leisure. Later marvel at the spectacular views from the glass dome carriages on your rail journey through the incredible Andes as you continue to the charming city of Cuzco. Enjoy a three night Special Stay set in the heart of the historic centre.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 11 - Cuzco

      The former capital of the Incan Empire, Cuzco, is a city with incredible architecture. On your walking tour you will uncover the history of this World Heritage-listed Site. Your final stop will be the imposing ruins of Sacsayhuamán fortress

      Enrich

      Visit a community school supported by Scenic and meet the teachers and pupils.

      FreechoiceDining

      Dine at the MAP Café restaurant or try Cicciolina restaurant. Alternatively enjoy the fare at Inti Raymi restaurant.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 12 - Cuzco
      Freechoice

      Uncover the secrets of the iconic Peruvian coffee and Pisco on a tasting tour or choose to explore the fascinating San Pedro food markets with a local guide followed by a cooking class. Alternatively discover the picturesque San Blas artisan quarter on a walking tour.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 13 - Cuzco > Lima

      Fly to Lima for an overnight stay.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 14 - Lima > Santiago

      Fly to Santiago and transfer to your elegant hotel for a two night Special Stay.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 15 - Santiago

      Santiago is a city of surprises, worldly sophistication and excitement. See all the highlights of this cosmopolitan city on your tour this morning.

      Sundowners

      Raise a toast to celebrate the end of a wonderful journey and discuss the days ahead with anticipation of your luxurious cruise on board Scenic Eclipse.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 16 - Santiago

      Bid a fond farewell to Santiago as you transfer to the airport.

      Meals included: Breakfast

  • Tour inclusions

    Scenic highlights
    • The intimacy of small group fully escorted touring
    • 4 memorable Special Stays
    • 3 exclusive Enrich experiences
    • 6 Freechoice activities and dining
    • 3 Sundowners events
    • Discover the Peruvian Amazon
    • All internal flights
    • 30 meals – 15 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 8 dinners
    • And all tipping and gratuities