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Peru Adventure, Galápagos & Amazon Cruising

Embark on an adventure from the Galapagos Islands to cruising along the Amazon. Discover Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu and Cuzco on our 26 day tour.

22 Day
From (AUD)
$ 23,995
  • 2019 Quito > Buenos Aires

    South American wonders

    Mystical, ancient and undoubtedly beautiful, the countries of Ecuador, Peru and Argentina are must-sees. From the astonishing diversity of life across the Galápagos Islands to the epic lost city that is Machu Picchu, your days will be filled with wonder and delight.

    Cruise through the Galápagos Islands and spend days exploring with expert naturalist guides, journey deep into the Amazon rainforest and back on dry land explore the incredible Machu Picchu and charming Cuzco.

    Tour Code:

    OSEP

    Duration:

    22 Days

    Departure City:

    Quito

    Return City:

    Buenos Aires

  • 22 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Quito

      A world of wonder awaits as you start your journey with a three night stay in Quito.

    • Day 2 - Quito

      Travel to the middle of the world where you will have a chance to stand upon the equator.

      Enrich

      Celebrate your journey with dinner at the elegant La Belle Epoque restaurant.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 3 - Quito

      Discover this well-preserved historic city a World Heritage-listed site dating back to the 1500s on your walking tour.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

    • Day 4 - Quito > Galápagos Islands

      Today fly to the Galápagos Islands for your expedition cruise on board the Santa Cruz II. Over the next four nights you will take excursions by Zodiac with the opportunity to snorkel and kayak. Depending on the season you’ll witness different species of birds and marine life including the Galápagos giant tortoise.

      Sundowners

      Toast your first day as the sun sets over the ocean.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 5 - Galápagos Islands

      Cruise the Galápagos Islands and take excursions by Zodiac with the opportunity to snorkel and kayak.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 6 - Galápagos Islands

      Cruise the Galápagos Islands, each day brings a new discovery.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 7 - Galápagos Islands

      Continue cruising the Galápagos Islands. Enjoy daily excursions and activities.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 8 - Galápagos Islands > Lima

      Farewell the crew and take away memories of an amazing experience as you disembark and fly to Lima for an overnight stay.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 9 - Lima > Sacred Valley

      Fly to Cuzco then travel to the Sacred Valley for your three night Special Stay.

      Enrich

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

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 10 - Sacred Valley

      With more than 20 small group activities on offer you can choose one that best suits your style. From 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.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 11 - Sacred Valley

      With over 20 excursion options, this second day in the Sacred Valley will awaken your senses.

      Sundowners

      Celebrate with drinks and canapés accompanied by local musicians.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 12 - Sacred Valley > Machu Picchu

      Take a rail journey to World Heritage-listed Machu Picchu then spend a full day at the ancient Inca site. Overnight stay in Machu Picchu.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 13 - Machu Picchu > Cuzco

      Marvel at the spectacular views from the glass dome carriages on your rail journey. Continue to Cuzco for your two night Special Stay.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 14 - Cuzco

      A city like no other, Cuzco, a World Heritage-listed Site, is the former capital of the Incan Empire, a city with incredible architecture resulting from the combination of Incan and Spanish colonial styles which you will discover on your walking tour.

      Enrich

      Visit a community school supported by Scenic and learn about their traditional way of life.

      FreechoiceDining

      Dine at Cicciolina restaurant or try the MAP Café restaurant. Alternatively try fine dining at El  Tupay.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 15 - Cuzco > Iquitos

      Fly to Iquitos and settle into your over-sized suite on board our private charter of the Aria Amazon your luxurious floating Special Stay for the next three nights.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 16 - Amazon cruise

      Daily activities include exploring remote Amazon River tributaries, spotting bird and wildlife and visiting local villages.

      Sundowners

      Each evening toast the end of another exciting day.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 17 - Amazon cruise

      Continue your Amazon cruise. Enjoy daily activities and excursions.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 18 - Iquitos > Lima

      Enjoy your final morning excursion before disembarking.

      Enrich

      At the Amazon Rescue Centre feed the baby manatees by hand.

      Fly to Lima for an overnight stay.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

    • Day 19 - Lima > Buenos Aires

      Fly to Buenos Aires for a three night stay.

      FreechoiceDining

      Tonight enjoy the Gala Tango show and dinner or enjoy a special menu in the elegant hotel restaurant.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 20 - Buenos Aires

      An elegant city with pockets of colourful character, today you’ll discover the highlights and the hidden secrets of this famed ‘Paris of the America’s’. See the dusky pink Presidential Palace, visit soulful San Telmo and in colourful La Boca enjoy a walk down famous Caminito Street.

      Enrich

      Learn about the culture of Tango as you meet some local dancers and witness their elegant dance.

      Afternoon at leisure to discover Buenos Aires at your own pace.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

    • Day 21 - Buenos Aires
      Freechoice

      Explore the city and discover the famous faces of Pope Francis, Carlos Gardel – the father of Tango – and Eva Peron, with the finale a tour of the elegant Teatro Colon. Or, take a tour of the vibrant urban art scene viewing some of the open-air street art murals or a walking tour to uncover some of the secrets of Argentinean cuisine at small local restaurants and cafes. The afternoon is at your leisure to enjoy this vibrant city at your own pace.

      Sundowners

      Celebrate the end of your journey and discuss the exciting days ahead of your Antarctica cruise.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 22 - Buenos Aires

      Bid a fond farewell to Buenos Aires as you fly to Ushuaia to embark your luxurious cruise on board Scenic Eclipse.

      Meals included: Breakfast

  • Tour inclusions

    Scenic highlights
    • The intimacy of small group fully escorted touring
    • 3 memorable Special Stays
    • 5 exclusive Enrich experiences
    • 3 Freechoice dining
    • 4 Sundowners events
    • Discover the Peruvian Amazon
    • Explore the Islands of the Galápagos
    • All internal flights