Your Holiday Itinerary - Highlights of Peru with Peruvian Amazon

Day 1: Arrive Lima

Francisco Pizzaro’s 'City of Kings' is your launch pad to an epic encounter with the Amazon’s extraordinary biodiversity. On arrival in Lima, you’ll be escorted to your airport hotel and enjoy the day to explore the sights of this colonial capital on your terms.

Hotel - Wyndham Costa del Sol Lima Airport

Day 2: Traverse the Inkaterra Forest

his morning, we fly to Puerto Maldonado (internal flight included) and embark on a journey on the Madre de Rios River to our jungle lodge. where we meet our guides for the Inkaterra Field Station. Join a Local Specialist for insights into the forest, then keep a keen eye out for shy caiman during a pre-dinner boat expedition. 

Hotel - Inkaterra Field Station. Included Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Step Into the Mystical Amazon

Climb the exhilarating Inkaterra Canopy Walkway for an unforgettable opportunity to observe the rainforest from its rooftop. Deep within the rain forest, we enjoy the company of mischievous monkeys cavorting among the trees of Monkey Island. A short boat ride takes us into the Tambopata National Reserve where we’ll hike through the thick jungle, admiring towering green walls of vegetation, the cacophony of birdcalls and the dappled light that filters through the canopy above. Arrive at Sandoval Lake, where you may spot a wide variety of birds, monkeys, giant river otters, black caimans and the elusive anaconda. The perfect end to our day sees us watch the sun set over the lake before heading back to our lodge for dinner.

Included Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Encounter the Biodiversity of the Amazon

Discover the Amazon’s otherworldly realm of aguajales rainforest swampland during your MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience and learn how vegetation has adapted to the exotic species that are drawn here as you Connect With Locals. Here you will also get a chance to visit our organic bio-orchard to discover many of the rainforest’s tropical plants up-close and learn of their healing capabilities. Boldly venture out at night to discover some of the strange species that come alive under deep darkness in the Amazon with our Local Specialist. Stroll quietly as your senses heighten to the mysterious nocturnal sounds of birds, mammals, insects and amphibians wondering close by.

Included Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Parrots and Puerto Maldonado

This morning, embark on an excursion to a popular feeding area for multi-coloured parrots. After breakfast, we head back to Puerto Maldonado as your Amazon experience comes to an end. On arrival in Lima, you’ll be transferred to your hotel in the exclusive barrio of San Isidro where you’ll enjoy a Welcome Reception this evening to meet your Travel Director and travel companions.

Hotel - Novotel. Included Meals - Breakfast, Welcome Reception

Day 6: Experience the Sights and Flavours of Lima

Connect with the colonial heritage of Francisco Pizzaro’s 'City of Kings', admiring the colonial splendour of Lima’s UNESCO-listed Historic Centre. Stand in the birthplace of this ancient, yet modern city, surrounded by the Baroque façades of Cathedral of Lima and Palace of the Union. See the Church of San Francisco and discover its hidden catacombs. Celebrate Lima’s status as the culinary capital of South America and Connect With Locals when you meet Ignacio Barrios, who has worked alongside many of Peru's most award-winning chefs. We visit a local market where Ignacio will explain how Peruvian fruits, vegetables, seafood and meats are the basis of Peruvian cooking. Then, continue to Chef Ignacio's cooking school where we’ll enjoy a demonstration on how to prepare some of Peru's most popular dishes and have an opportunity to sample some at a Be My Guest experience lunch before spending the rest of the day at leisure.

Included Meals - Breakfast, Be My Guest

Day 7: Journey to the Sacred Valley

Board a morning flight to Cusco and the Sacred Valley. Dive Into Culture when you visit the Pisac market, displaying Quechua arts and crafts, then continue to a former 18th century colonial-style monastery in the Sacred Valley, our hotel for the night. Connect With Locals and meet Nilda Callañaupa Alvarez, a master Quechua weaver, and the first person from her village to attend university. She has been an ambassador for Andean traditions since she began learning ancient pre-Columbian weaving techniques as a young girl in the 1960s. MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience as your visit helps to preserve and promote traditional pre-Columbian weaving techniques in the 21st century.

Hotel - Sonesta Posadas del Inca Yucay. Included Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Explore the iconic Machu Picchu

The mystical empire of the Incas takes centre stage today. We visit the famous Sacred Valley stronghold of Ollantaytambo with a Local Specialist, before boarding the Vistadome train (light snack included) for our epic journey to Machu Picchu, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Delve into the mysteries of this once-great civilisation, admiring the 15th century stone ruins of temples, palaces and terraces perched high amidst the clouds. Join your Local Specialist for an exploration of the iconic great Temple of the Sun, the House of the Priest, the Sacred Plaza and the Intihuatana, an intricately carved rock most likely used as a sundial centuries ago. We return to our hotel where we dine tonight.

Hotel - El Mapi by Inkaterra. Included Meals - Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9: The sites of Machu Picchu and Cusco

The ancient ruins of Machu Picchu beckon again and we have an opportunity to re-connect with this ancient wonder. If you’re feeling adventurous, hike up to the Gate of the Sun for stunning views over the fortress. We board a train to the Sacred Valley, then head to the colonial city of Cusco, stopping en route at a local chicheria. Dive Into Culture and enjoy the sweet flavours of chicha as you learn how this Peruvian corn beer is brewed by the local women.

Hotel - Novotel. Included Meals - Breakfast

Day 10: Step Back in Time in Cusco

Embark on a sightseeing tour of the sacred city of Cusco this morning with your Local Specialist, admiring the 16th century Spanish colonial buildings that stand on the foundations of former Inca temples and palaces. See the baroque Cathedral on the Plaza de Armas and 17th century Church of Santo Domingo. Visit the ruins of the Sacsayhuaman fortress and see nearby warehouses where the Incas once stored their grain. The afternoon is free to explore on your terms. This evening, Dive Into Culture and gather for a Regional Dinner at a local restaurant, enjoying Cusquenian dishes and ancestral dance performances.

Included Meals - Breakfast, Regional Dinner

Day 11: Delve into Pre-Columbian Art in Lima

A leisurely start to our day sees us return to Lima this afternoon. Meet a Local Specialist and Dive Into Culture at the Larco Museum, which houses the largest private collection of pre-Columbian art in the world. This evening we join our travel companions for a Farewell Dinner in the museum's garden restaurant.

Hotel - Novotel. Included Meals - Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Day 12: Depart Lima

Our discovery of an ancient civilisation has come to an end. We transfer to the airport for your onward flight or perhaps extend your stay at the Novotel Lima.

Departure dates & prices 2022 Highlights of Peru with Peruvian Amazon - 7% discount on all dates

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This tour starts and ends in Lima

Dates Prices from Dates Prices from
March 29

£3425
£3186

August 2, 9, 10

£3475
£3232

April 12, 13, 19

£3425
£3186

August 16, 23, 30

£3475
£3232

May 3, 4, 10, 11

£3475
£3232

September 6, 13, 14, 20, 27

£3475
£3232

May 17, 24, 31

£3475
£3232

October 4, 18

£3475
£3232

June 1, 7, 8, 28

£3475
£3232

November 1, 8, 15, 22

£3425
£3186

July 5, 12, 26

£3475
£3232

December 6

£3325
£3093

Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing a twin room. Single Supplement is available

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Highlights of Peru with Peruvian Amazon

12 Day Escorted Tours - 7% Discount

2022 discount prices from £3070

Step into adventure on this Peru and Amazon tour, uncovering what life is like in Peru's million-year-old Amazon rainforest and gain an insider’s perspective into ancient Inca treasures and legends. Marvel at living history at Machu Picchu, a local market in Lima and Quechua textile art, topped off with a classic pisco sour.

This exciting Highlights of Peru with Peruvian Amazon escorted tour comes with a 7% discount saving. To book call Trafalgar Tours direct on 0800 5335616 and quote Travel ref: TT55 plus the tour code.

To receive your 7% discount call Trafalgar direct on 0800 533 5616 and guote the code: TT55.

What's Included

11 Nights Accommodation

  • 23 Meals:
  • 1 Be My Guest, 1 Farewell Dinner, 1 Regional Dinner, 1 Welcome Reception, 10 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 5 Dinners

On-Trip Transport

All transport shown. VIP private door-to-door UK airport transfers included. *This service is excluded from UK-based trips.

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Explore Lima and Cusco with a Local Specialist
  • Scenic Drive through the Sacred Valley and in Peru's Andean highlands
  • Visit the outdoor market at Pisac, the ruins at Ollantaytambo, two visits to the 15th century fortress of Machu Picchu, historic Sacsayhuaman and the Larco Museum in Lima
  • Scenic Train Ride to Machu Picchu aboard the Vistadome train

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The Trafalgar difference

Here’s just a sample of the many special handcrafted Trafalgar highlights included in your trip.

CONNECT WITH LOCALS

Explore our 30 hectare Palmetum, a collection of 19 Amazonian palms in a plot reserved for rainforest restoration and conservation.

CONNECT WITH LOCALS

Visit a local market with Chef Ignacio and enjoy a special lunch at his cooking school.

DIVE INTO CULTURE

Enjoy cusquenian dishes and a folkloric dance perfomance.

DIVE INTO CULTURE

Visit the Pisac market displaying indigeneous Quechua arts and crafts from communities from the surrounding highlands.

DIVE INTO CULTURE

Guided visit to the Larco Museum, which houses the largest private collection of pre-Columbian art in the world.

DIVE INTO CULTURE

Visit a local chicheria for some traditional chicha tasting.

STAYS WITH STORIES

Stay at Sonesta Posadas del Inca Yucay, a former 18th-century colonial-style monastery in the Sacred Valley.

MAKE TRAVEL MATTER®

Meet a master Quechua weaver and ambassador for Andean traditions.

Travel highlights

  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • All transport and transfers shown
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

VIP Door to door UK transfers

We’ve taken care of every detail in our guided holidays, including how you’ll get to and from the airport.

We’ll pick you up from your home in a private car for a stress-free journey to the airport – so your holiday starts the moment you leave your front door. And when you arrive back in the UK, your driver will be waiting for you at the terminal to take you home.

  • We’ll arrange a convenient pick-up time
  • All cars are first-class saloon vehicles
  • Available for journeys within 150 miles of your departure airport

Of course, you can make your own transfer arrangements too. Just advise your travel agent at the time of booking and your invoice will be reduced by £100 per person.

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Scheduled Flights

Our prices do not include scheduled flights. Prices can change on a daily basis and we want to ensure we offer the latest and most competitive rates, giving you flexibility and choice – Speak to our Travel Experts now for more details.

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