OUR EXCURSIONS AND PACKAGES DEPART 365 DAYS A YEAR

ANDES AND RAINFORES

8 DAYS | from $1099

CHECK AVAILABILITY

ITINERARY

DAY 1: CUSCO ARRIVAL

Upon your arrival, you we will be greeted at the airport and transported to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy the city on your own.

Suggested Activities

  • Browse the markets for an alpaca wool sweater
  • Meet the local people and savor the local dishes in one of Cusco’s many restaurants and cafes.

Night in Cusco

DAY 2: SACRED VALLEY TOUR

Breakfast and Transfer Following an early breakfast at your Cusco hotel, a GOTOPERU representative will pick you up for a short bus ride to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Be sure to have your camera ready to capture the lush Andean landscapes and the traditional villages that dot the hillside!

Pisac Visit This small town with its exquisite architecture is the perfect place to purchase authentic Andean souvenirs. As you browse through the selection of traditional clothing and crafts, you will easil y understand why Pisac’s market has a reputation all its own.

Tour of Ollantaytambo This Incan site began as a palace, but was eventually used in the last Incan stand against the invading Spanish conquistadors. Whether palace or fortress, these ruins offer an unforgettable view of the surrounding area.

Transfer and Evening at Leisure After an exciting day of archaeological exploration, you will be transported back to your hotel in Cusco.

Night in Cusco

DAY 3: MARAS & MORAY TOUR

After breakfast you will visit the complex of Moray and the salt mine of Moray. The sight of this still -operating salt mine, in use since Incan times, will amaze you--the stark white of its steeply descending salt pans juxtaposed against the green of the surrounding mountain slopes.

Your journey will continue on until you reach the archeol ogical site of Moray. Used as an agricultural testing ground, the site's system of circul ar terraces descends 490 feet (150m) from where you will be standing, serving as a perfect testament to the level of advancement achieved by the Incas.

After your tour you will catch the train to Aguas Calientes.

Night in Aguas Calientes

DAY 4: MACHU PICCHU TOUR

Breakfast and Transfer After an early breakfast, you will take the 6:00 a.m. bus ride from Aguas Calientes to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Machu Picchu for a guided walking tour.

Tour of Machu Picchu

Highlights:

  • English-speaking guide
  • Guided portion approximately 2 hours long
  • Insight into the process of building Machu Picchu
  • Information on Hiram Bingham’s discovery of this sacred site in 1911
  • Explanation of the most significant architectural features such as the Sun Stone, Temple of the Sun, and Room of the Three Windows
  • Leisure time after the guided portion to allow for photography and contemplation

In the late afternoon you will take the train back to Cusco.

Night in Cusco

DAY 5: TRANSFER AND REFUGIO AMAZON ARRIVAL

After breakfast at your hotel, a representative will transport you to the airport to catch your plane to Puerto Maldonado.

Welcome at Puerto Maldonado Airport, where you will be greeted by a professional English- speaking guide, a specialist in the field of biology, tourism, or an outstanding member of the community. This guide will stay with you for the remainder of your time at Refugio Amazonas, and will be a tremendous asset to your small group, which will be held to ten people. (Note: If you desire a more private tour or need a language other than English, please advise us in advance.)

Today's Itinerary

  • Stop at Company Headquarters, where you will leave any gear not necessary for the next three days in our secure storage facilities.
  • 20 km drive to Tambopata River Port, a communal business in the indigenous community of Infierno
  • Boxed lunch provided
  • 45-minute transfer boat ride to the primary forest private reserve in Posada Amazonas
  • Safety and travel orientation by hotel manager
  • Dinner on hotel grounds
  • Nightly ecotourism lecture conducted by hotel staff
  • Nighttime caiman search
  • Lodging in Refugio Amazonas

DAY 6: SECOND DAY AT REFUGIO AMAZON

Breakfast

Today's Itinerary

  • Oxbow Lake Wildlife Catamaran Tour, to look for caiman, hoatzin, horned screamers, and the lake's resident family of giant river otters
  • Canopy Tower Tour
  • Lunch
  • Farm visit with charismatic Don Manuel of nearby Condenado, who maintains a crop of local and rare plants
  • Ethnobotanical Tour, to discover the various medicinal uses of the rainforest's native plants
  • Dinner on hotel grounds
  • Nightly conservation lecture

Trip Notes: Just 30 minutes away from your lodging is a 25m-high canopy tower from which you will have incredible vistas of the Tambopata River and the surrounding primary forest of the Tambopata National Reserve. This platform is also an ideal viewing place for canopy flocks, and the occasional toucan, parakeet, or macaw. For your safety, a staircase with banisters has been installed to ensure safe passage to the platform.

DAY 7: THIRD DAY AT REFUGIO AMAZON

Breakfast

Today’s Itinerary

  • 15-minute boat ride to trailhead
  • 60-minute walk to parrot clay lick *
  • Bird viewing at clay lick
  • Lunch break
  • Brazil Nut Trail and Camp, a model of sustainability from growth to harvest
  • Mammal clay lick, where guan, deer, and even the elusive peccary (wild pig) visit
  • Dinner on hotel grounds
  • Night hike to look for elusive nocturnal mammals and various species of frogs

*Please note: Clay lick visitation times may vary, but you will always go during a time of peak activity for the many species of parrots and parakeets you will see here.

Trip Notes: At the parrot clay lick, you can expect to see Dusky-headed and Cobalt- winged Parakeets, among others. If we visit at dawn, when the birds are most active, we may also spot Mealy- and Yellow-crowned Amazons, Blue-headed Pionus, Severe Macaw, and Orange-cheeked (Barraband’s) Parrots.

DAY 8: FOURTH DAY AT REFUGIO AMAZON & TRANSFER OUT

Breakfast and Transfer After a final early breakfast, a representative will escort you by boat and land to our Company Headquarters to gather your belongings before taking you to the airport for your flight to Lima and then home.

What's Included

  • 7 nights in Peru high quality Hotels
  • All tours stated in the itinerary with English-speaking guides
  • All transfers and entrance fees
  • All breakfasts
  • Private Airport Shuttle in & out
  • 24/7 Assistance
  • Trains and buses
  • A prepaid cellphone for extended Programs

What's Not Included

  • Internal Flights
  • Lunch or Dinner

format_quote
Everything about this trip was wonderful and it was because of the service and attention of the great staff at GOTOPERU

ennifer Powers & Family New York - USA

View all testimonials

Design Your TRIP

SELECT DESTINATIONS
PERU
check_circle
check_circle
check_circle
check_circle
check_circle
check_circle
check_circle
check_circle
MULTICOUNTRIES
check_circle
check_circle
check_circle
check_circle
HOTEL CATEGORY

(Optional you may choose more than one)

Trip length

Cuanto tiempo desea que sea su viaje

NUMBER OF TRAVELERS

Numero de personas que viajaran con ud.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Numero de personas que viajaran con ud.

account_circle
mail
phone
date_range
mode_edit

Our Local representatives will receive and send you the first travel plan "A" in less than 24 hours.

And based on your important feedback we will customize a new plan B, C ... until we design together a dream vacations!

THERE'S AN AMAZING "LOST CITY" OUT THERE

Closer than you think: 8 hours from New York or Los Angeles!

WE ARE ONE PERU´S LEADING GROUP TRAVEL PROVIDERS : GOTOPERU

A local company with local knowledge, expertise and resources, specializing in the design of unforgettable vacations. Our unique activities, Peru tours & excursions, Peru hotel deals, transportation and program logistics make us Peru leading travel experts. GOTOPERU offer you every kind of travel services you need; ranging from all inclusive Peru travel packages, accommodations, and entertainment and leisure activities. In addition offering different types of travel products like "Online-Booking" and personal "Custom-made Trips"

WHY GOTOPERU

#1 PERSONALIZE SERVICE

Small Groups and Private tours

Our groups range from 4 to 14 travelers with an average of 7-9, and always with the option to upgrade to Vip services with a private guide and private driver.

#2 LOCAL OPERATOR

We live here, trully a 24/7 Assistance

Always you will have a direct local number where to call, from a last minute itinerary change or to request a doctor to come to your hotel.

#3 BEST QUOTES

Cutting the middlemen, headquarters at Peru

You are free to compare we will be able to beat any publish price, we live and work here, you dont have to pay high overhead cost from other overseas agencies.

#4 BEST TESTIMONIALS

We take pride of our tripadvisor reviews!

The most important rewards are the authentic hundreds reviews we receive in different travel boards, from single travelers to university trips.

#5 DAILY DEPARTURES

We can adapt to any arrival and departure

We know that international airfares are a factor for that reason we can adapt any of our programs to any arrival flight to Lima or Cusco.

#6 CONVENIENT

Book Now option or Customize a dream trip!

You can now book a lifetime trip in 5 minutes and be ready to Vacation to the Land of the Incas, or you can also leave our travel local peruvian advisors the design of a lifetime trip!.