Legacy of the Incas with Peru's Amazon

About Peru

The rediscovered jewels of the Inca Empire, along with the magnificent scenery in the Peruvian Amazon, await you on this tour through Peru. Peru is one of the great originating centers of ancient culture, and on this vacation, you’ll discover its archaeological treasures, appreciate its ancient ruins, and learn about its ancient culture. A highlight of your vacation is a tour to Machu Picchu, where you’ll visit this amazing Inca city. Stand in awe as you witness the ancient ruins surrounded by soaring peaks—one of the most majestic images in South America! Also, see the Temple of Sacsayhuaman, which was built in the early 12th century, and try to figure out how it was built—with some stones weighing more than 350 tons!

These are just a couple of this vacation’s many ancient highlights. You’ll also fly over the Nazca Lines and spend time in Peru’s Amazon. Discover the tropical jungle on multiple boat trips and be on the lookout for turtles, caimans, monkeys, river birdlife, and more—not to mention the lush vegetation. Search by canoe for the resident giant river otters, and visit a Parrot Clay Lick to watch the parrots and macaws.

Ancient ruins, fascinating culture, and captivating flora and fauna—these all await you on this wonderful Peru vacation. For travelers ready for a new adventure, this tour is for you!

City Highlights

PERU’S AMAZONEnjoy three nights in the Peruvian AmazonLIMASightseeing with a Local Guide; visit San Francisco Monastery and a [LF] local Peruvian food market; welcome dinner at Casa Garcia Alvarado; farewell dinnerSACRED VALLEYVisit the Kenko Amphitheater, the Temple of Sacsayhuaman, Ollantaytambo, and Pisac; [LF] visit a local home for a glimpse into rural Peruvian life; [LF] Mother Earth Ceremony with a shaman; dinner and Peruvian Paso Horse ShowMACHU PICCHUTake the Vistadome train through the Urubamba Valley; sightseeing with a Local Guide and a second entrance to the ruins on your second day in Machu Picchu, Pisco Sour mixology lessonCUSCOSightseeing with a Local Guide; visit the cathedral and the Santo Domingo MonasteryLAKE TITICACAGuided sightseeing to Taquile and the Uros IslandsSILLUSTANIVisit the ruins; [LF] learn about the lives of the local peoplePARACASFly over the Nazca Lines; cruise to the Ballestas IslandsHeadsets throughout the tour

Hotels

PUERTO MALDONADO Refugio Amazonas (BA)LIMA Casa Andina Private Collection Miraflores (D)SACRED VALLEY Casa Andina Private Collection Sacred Valley (SF)MACHU PICCHU Sumaq Hotel (MD)CUSCO Casa Andina Private Collection Cusco (SF)PUNO Libertador Lake Titicaca (F)PARACAS Doubletree Paracas (F)

Meals

Breakfast (B) daily, 7 lunches (L), 11 three-course dinners (D) including a welcome dinner at a historic home and a farewell dinner in Lima

Notes

NOTE:Participation in this tour requires guest’s name exactly as it appears on his/her passport, D.O.B., gender, and nationality at the time of booking.

PRODUCT_LINE: GLOBUS-SPQ-2014

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