Peru & Amazon Experience

14 Days
Lima to Cuzco
From (AUD)
$ 11,295
Dates & Pricing

2022 Lima > Cuzco

South American heart

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 three glorious days cruising through a remote part of the Amazon, with shore excursions into the jungle. Handfeed baby manatees near Iquitos, enjoy a delicious Andean feast in Peru’s Sacred Valley, wander the magical site that is Machu Picchu and explore South America’s oldest inhabited city, Cuzco.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
OSPZ
Duration:
14 days
Departure City:
Lima
Return City:
Cuzco

14 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. This evening, join your Tour Director and fellow travellers for a welcome dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  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

    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

    Cruise the Amazon. Each day there will be a range of small group excursions to discover the diversity of this region.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Amazon Cruise

    Cruise the Amazon. Each day there will be a range of small group excursions to discover the diversity of this region.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Amazon > Sacred Valley

    Fly to Cuzco and then travel through the picturesque Sacred Valley to your three-night stay. Your relaxing stay in the Sacred Valley allows you to experience the history, unique lifestyle, culture and majestic scenery of this heartland of the former Inca empire.

    Sundowners

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - 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 learn about the daily life, traditions and work of the locals during a weaving demonstration. The afternoon is at leisure to explore the charming village of Urubamba.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  9. Day 9 - 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

  10. Day 10 - 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 at your charming hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Machu Picchu > Cuzco

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  12. Day 12 - 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.

    Freechoice Dining

    Choose to dine at Inti Raymi or Cicciolina restaurant.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Cuzco

    Freechoice

    Take in San Pedro food markets and join a cooking class, or enjoy a walking tour of San Blas.

    Enrich

    Join your Tour Director for a farewell dinner this evening. Candlelight, live music, first class service and the magnificent glow of the precious metals displayed in the Gold Room of the Pre-Columbian Art Museum of Cusco, 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

  14. Day 14 - Cuzco

    Bid farewell to your Tour Director and fellow travellers and as you transfer to the airport, taking with you a lifetime of wonderful memories.

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Your luxury escorted journey includes
  • The intimacy of small group land journeys with up to 20 guests
  • Exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Your choice of Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Scenic Sundowners event
  • Memorable Scenic Special Stay
  • Fully escorted land journey led by an expert handpicked Tour Director and knowledgeable local guides
  • Porterage throughout, plus return airport transfers
  • All tipping and gratuities

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