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Combine splendid luxury and abundant wildlife on this 5-Day Amazon Cruise, which
departs from the remote Peruvian outpost of Iquitos. You will cruise the world’s greatest
river in an elegant floating hotel with three fantastic meals a day and take daily
excursions in smaller boats to further explore the diversity of the rain forest. On this
once-in-a-lifetime adventure, you will spot pink river dolphins, fish for piranhas and
witness countless birds, monkey, mammals and caimans. Combining to this the natural
and cultural experience that the Inca city of Cusco offers you through your journey to
the citadel of Machu Picchu.

Itinerary summary

Day 01 – Transfer in Lima / Overnight - Lima
Day 02 – Lima to Sacred Valley + Lunch + / Overnight – Sacred Valley
Day 03 – Sacred Valley tour + Lunch + Train / Overnight – Aguas Calientes
Day 04 – Private Machu Picchu Tour / Overnight – Cusco
Day 05 – Revisit Machu Picchu Tour / Overnight – Cusco
Day 06 – Private Cusco city tour / Overnight – Cusco
Day 07 – Private Transfer Out Cusco flight to Lima / Overnight - Lima
Day 08 – Private Transfer Out Lima flight to Iquitos / Overnight – Amazon Cruise
Day 09 – Yanallpa & Dorado River Trip / Overnight – Amazon Cruise
Day 10 – Pacaya River Exploration / Overnight – Amazon Cruise
Day 11 – Clavero or Yarapa River/ Overnight – Amazon Cruise
Day 12 – Jungle Cruise to Lima

Note: The tours are in a private service, which means, your tour your way since we do not have a fixed schedule to finish the tour at a certain time

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Day 1

Time : 12:25 am

Transfer in Lima

Welcome to Peru! Today is a transit day, and after a long flight, you are probably looking forward to a nice meal and some relaxation. The Costa del Sol hotel is located right across the street from the airport and is the best choice for travelers connecting to Cuzco.
However, if you arrive to Lima in the early afternoon, you will have the time to make your way to a hotel in the picturesque waterfront district of Miraflores. If you go for this option, one of our representatives will meet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel

Day 2

Time : 5:00 am

Lima to the Sacred Valley

In the morning, you will board your flight to Cuzco. Your guide will meet you at the airport, and take you on a journey through the spectacular scenery of the Sacred Valley, the agricultural strip that supplied food to the Incan Empire. On the way to your hotel, you will visit the town of Pisac and the Inca ruins perched on the hillside above the valley. When you arrive, you can relax in the peaceful garden surroundings of your country hotel as you settle in and acclimatize to the altitude.

Day 3

Time : 5:00 am

Private Sacred Valley Tour & train

Your guide will take you into the Sacred Valley, a land lost in time amid the mountains, to visit Moray, a circular terraced agricultural site, and the Salinas salt pools. In the afternoon, you will explore Ollantaytambo with its massive Inca ruins and charming town, before boarding the train to Aguas Calientes.

Day 4

Time : 5:00 am

Private Machu Picchu Tour

This morning we will bring you to the Ollantaytambo train station for your journey to Aguas Calientes. This is it! The moment you have been waiting for. A bus will carry you to the gates to Machu Picchu. You will then have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to uncover the secrets of Machu Picchu with a guided tour of the Incan citadel. Your guide will take you to the most important parts of the city, and reveal all that’s known about how the city was created. After the tour, you’ll have time to explore the ruins on your own, or sit back and enjoy the magic and tranquility of Machu Picchu and the breath-taking scenery that stretches away from it. Spend the evening at your exclusive hotel, enjoying with another opportunity to drink in the stunning views.

Day 5

Time : 5:00 am

Revisit Machu Picchu

It’s no stone unturned today, as you return to Machu Picchu to explore its far reaches.
The more energetic members of the group can also hike to the top of Huayna Picchu for a bird’s eye view of the ruins sprawling beneath them. The steep path takes about an hour and a half to ascend. In the afternoon, you’ll descend to Aguas Calientes to return to Ollantaytambo on the Vistadome train. We will meet you at the station and bring you back to your hotel in Cusco by private car.

Day 5

Time : 5:00 am

Cusco private city tour

This morning, discover Cusco on a city tour that includes the Cathedral on the Plaza de Armas and the Santo Domingo Temple, a Dominican church built on the foundations of the Qoricancha, the Incas’ principal religious building. Listen as a local expert explains how the historic clashes between the Incas and the Spanish played a role in forming today’s Peruvian culture. Later, visit the well-preserved ruins of Sacsayhuaman, a testament to Incan architectural skill. Compiled from colossal stones, the largest of which may weigh as much as 200 tons, the walls were cut and placed together with incredible precision and without a single drop of mortar to hold them in place. This imposing fortress, which witnessed the greatest battle between the Spanish and the Incas.

Day 6

Time : 6:00 am

Private Transfer Out Cusco to Lima

One of our representatives will collect you from your hotel and drive you to the Cusco airport for your flight to Lima. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure. (Optional recommended excursion), you can take the opportunity to squeeze in a private tour of Lima's key sites. You will visit the Larco Archaeological Museum, the San Francisco Monastery and its catacombs, Lima's historic colonial squares, and Miraflores, a picturesque waterfront district.

Day 7

Time : 5:00 am

Lima to Iquitos

This morning return to the airport for your flight to Iquitos. Upon arrival, your cruise representative will meet you at the airport and escort you to your luxurious Amazon cruise boat. After settling into your cabin, you will be treated to a special onboard welcome dinner.

Day 8

Time : 5:00 am

Yanallpa & Dorado River Trip

To see the immensity of the Amazon up close, today you'll take two trips up Amazon tributaries in small boats. In the morning, you'll float through a flooded Amazon forest, which is a great place to see monkeys and other wildlife, and in the afternoon, you'll navigate through the Mirrored Forest on Dorado River, returning to your cruise ship at dusk.

Day 9

Time : 5:00 am

Pacaya River Exploration

The rewards of an early start today are plentiful including a breakfast picnic accompanied by a jungle symphony. Lunch is served back on the boat before the afternoon's excursion up the Ucayali River alongside the banana boats transporting their jungle products, keeping an eye out for pink river dolphins. As night falls, we’ll focus hi-tech telescope on the night sky to identify the planets and constellations.

Day 10

Time : 5:00 am

Clavero or Yarapa River

Choose to go jungle walking, canoeing, kayaking or swimming on the black water Yarapa or Clavero River. Later you will visit a local Amazonian community to learn how the locals survive in this dense environment. The day concludes with a farewell dinner.

Day 11

Time : 6:00 am

Jungle Cruise to Lima

As you near Iquitos, you will be able to visit Belén, a town that actually floats on the Amazon River. In addition, although you dock around noon, your adventure is not over yet. You will spend the afternoon visiting some of main sites in Iquitos, such as the Manatee Rescue Center and Indian Market. When your tour of the town concludes, you will be taken to the airport for your flight back to Lima.

  • Private transportation & assistant Airport / Hotel / Airport
  • 5 star Hotel - 2 nights in Lima, 3 nights in Cusco, 1 night in Sacred Valley, 1 night in Aguas Calientes & 4 nights at
  • Luxury Amazon Cruise
  • Entrance ticket to City tour, Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu tour
  • Vistadome Train tickets between Cusco Aguas Calientes R/T
  • Bus ticket to and from Machu Picchu
  • Lunch where it is indicated (Sacred Valley, City tour, Amazon Cruise & Machu Picchu tour)
  • Private guid

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