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Peru Adventure & Galapagos Cruise

Explore the extraordinary Galapagos Islands before starting a tour that takes you to Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca and the many wonders of Peru over 16 days.

16 Day
From (AUD)
$ 15,995
  • 2017 Guayaquil > Lima

    Gifts of the gods

    This lovely 16 day journey showcases the very best of Peru and Ecuador, from the extraordinary wildlife to ancient treasures that defy description. Uncover the essence of a very special part of the world.

    Spend four beautiful days cruising around the incredible archipelago that is the Galápagos Islands. A rare sanctuary for an astonishing array of diverse animal and bird life. You’ll spend hours wrapped up in the splendour of nature before returning to your expedition cruise ship. Peru’s many wonders are yours for the taking on the second part of this journey. An archaeological wonderland, you’ll spend time in the Sacred Valley before ascending via rail to the incredible Machu Picchu. This ancient Incan city will have you in its thrall as you explore at leisure, before you make your way to the pretty city of Cuzco and the pleasures of Lake Titicaca with its unique floating island communities.

    Tour Code:

    SGI

    Duration:

    16 Days

    Departure City:

    Guayaquil

    Return City:

    Lima

  • 16 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Guayaquil
      Highlights:
      Welcome

      Your journey into wonder begins in colourful Ecuador. Stay overnight in Guayaquil.

    • Day 2 - Guayaquil > Galápagos Islands
      Highlights:
      Embark on Galápagos adventure

      Today fly to the Galápagos Islands and settle into your air-conditioned stateroom on board your home for the next four nights, the La Pinta yacht. Each day you will take morning and afternoon excursions by Zodiac with the opportunity to snorkel and even kayak. Depending on the season you’ll witness different species of birds and marine life including the Galápagos giant tortoise.

      Sundowners

      Each day raise your glass on the Sky Deck as the sun sets over the ocean.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 3 - Galápagos Islands
      Highlights:
      Cruising the Galápagos

      Explore the Galápagos Islands and take morning and afternoon excursions by Zodiac.

      Sundowners

      Raise your glass on the Sky Deck as the sun sets over the ocean.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 4 - Galápagos Islands
      Highlights:
      Cruising the Galápagos

      Explore the Galápagos Islands and take morning and afternoon excursions by Zodiac.

      Sundowners

      Raise your glass on the Sky Deck as the sun sets over the ocean.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 5 - Galápagos Islands
      Highlights:
      Cruising the Galápagos

      Explore the Galápagos Islands and take morning and afternoon excursions by Zodiac.

      Sundowners

      Raise your glass on the Sky Deck as the sun sets over the ocean.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 6 - Galápagos Islands > Lima
      Highlights:
      Fly to Lima

      Bid a fond farewell to the crew as you disembark and fly to Lima for an overnight stay.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 7 - Lima > Sacred Valley
      Highlights:
      Enrich: delicious Andean feast

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

      Enrich

      Marvel at the display of the 'dancing' Paso horses and a demonstration of the centuries old technique of the Chinchero village weavers before a delicious Andean feast at Hacienda Huayocarri.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 8 - Sacred Valley
      Highlights:
      Culture and history

      With more than 20 small group activities on offer you can choose one that best suits your style. From colourful Pisac to the Inca Salt Pans you will encounter the culture and history of the valley.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 9 - Sacred Valley
      Highlights:
      Sundowners

      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 10 - Sacred Valley > Machu Picchu
      Highlights:
      Ancient Inca site

      Travel through the picturesque fields on your rail journey to World Heritage-listed 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. Overnight stay in Machu Picchu.

      Inca Trail Trek - Choose to take an optional full day walking trek on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Enquire for details (additional expense).

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 11 - Machu Picchu > Cuzco
      Highlights:
      Rail journey

      Marvel at the spectacular views from the glass dome carriages on your rail journey.

      Continue to Cuzco for your three night Special Stay.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 12 - Cuzco
      Highlights:
      Discover Cuzco; Freechoice dining

      A city like no other, Cuzco, a World Heritage-listed Site, is the former capital of the Incan Empire and 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 El Tupay restaurant, Cicciolina restaurant, MAP Café or try the Inka Grill.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 13 - Cuzco
      Highlights:
      Freechoice
      Freechoice

      Today join your small group for a walking tour of the local produce market followed by a cooking class and lunch sampling your handmade treats or visit Chinchero village located near Cuzco and enjoy lunch with a local family before watching a shaman’s ceremony to ‘Mother Earth’. Alternatively tour the hotel’s extensive art collection, guided by an expert in religious art and history or enjoy a relaxing massage.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

    • Day 14 - Cuzco > Lake Titicaca
      Highlights:
      Travel to Lake Titicaca

      Fly to Juliaca for an overnight stay at LakeTiticaca.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 15 - Lake Titicaca > Lima
      Highlights:
      Floating Islands of Uros

      Take an excursion to the floating islands of the Uros communities. Fly to Lima for an overnight stay.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 16 - Lima
      Highlights:
      Farewell

      Say farewell as you transfer to Lima airport taking a lifetime of wonderful memories with you.

      Meals included: Breakfast