8-Day Tour from Lima: Machu Picchu and the Amazon Jungle

8-Day Tour from Lima: Machu Picchu and the Amazon Jungle

Go on an 8-day adventure in Peru and enjoy your vacation to the fullest as you visit incredible places. Travel to Cusco and wander through the cobblestone streets learning about the rich history and culture. Then, visit the Sacred Valley of the Incas, admire breathtaking landscapes, snowcapped mountains and rushing rivers. Then, explore the magnificent site of Machu Picchu and finally discover the Amazon Jungle to be amazed and spot a great diversity of native wildlife.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Lima

Stop At: Lima, Lima, Lima Region
Upon arrival into Lima, you will be welcomed to Peru by your driver and an English-speaking representative to be transferred to your hotel. You will have the rest of the day to spend at leisure.
Duration: 12 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Lima

Day 2: Lima to Cusco

Stop At: Cusco, Cusco, Cusco Region
Your driver will take you to the Lima Airport for your one-hour flight to Cusco. Upon arrival, you will be taken to your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure. You can discover Cusco and wander through its streets, gazing at the Incan and colonial architecture. You can visit several museums or shop at the various souvenirs, clothing and art stores and markets. You can also taste the cuisine and coffee in one of the numerous chic Peruvian café´s or restaurants.

Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Cusco

Day 3: Cusco City Walking Tour

Stop At: Cusco Cathedral, Portal Belen Plaza de Armas, Cusco 08002 Peru
Meet your guide and enjoy a walking Cusco city tour visiting the Cathedral located in the main square, Plaza de Armas. You will see the paintings and other works inside.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Qorikancha, Avenida El Sol, 3rd block, Cusco Peru
You will visit the Temple of the Sun (Qoricancha)
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mercado Central de San Pedro, Tupac Amaru, Cusco 08002 Peru
You will visit the different sections of this old market such us fruit section, artisan section, and more. Learn about the local variety of products and ingredients. Then, head back to your hotel. Overnight in Cusco.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Cusco

Day 4: Maras, Moray, Ollantaytambo and Train to Machu Picchu

Stop At: Moray Valle Sagrado de los Incas, Maras 08655 Peru
Visit Maras and see its traditional streets. Admire the culture and people wearing traditional clothing. Then, see the circular terraces of Moray and enjoy a delicious lunch in a local house
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Salinas de Maras, Carreta a Maras, Maras 08655 Peru
After Moray, we will head to the Salt Terraces of Maras and learn about an ancient pre-Incan method of producing salt. After that, you will visit the archaeological site of Ollantaytambo.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo, Ollantaytambo 08676 Peru
You will visit the impressive Ollantaytambo ruins, temples and terraces.You will even enter an original house to observe the building and see how people used to live. After your Sacred Valley tour, you'll be taken to the Ollantaytambo train station to take the 1.5-hour train journey to Aguas Calientes.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight in Aguas Calientes

Day 5: Machu Picchu and Back to Cusco

Stop At: Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu Peru
Visit the magnificent site of Machu Picchu and enjoy a 2-hour tour visiting the truly exceptional Temples of the Sun and the Condor. See the aqueducts and houses, and learn about the Incan Sacred Terraces. You then have time to explore the site on your own.

You can do the trek to the Sun Gate for an impressive view overlooking Machu Picchu and Wayna Picchu or a visit to the Incan Bridge. In the afternoon, you will return to Aguas Calientes to take the train to Cusco. There, you will be transferred to your hotel.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Cusco

Day 6: Cusco to Puerto Maldonado

Stop At: Puerto Maldonado, Puerto Maldonado, Madre de Dios Region
In the morning, we will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the Cusco Airport in time for your hour domestic flight to Puerto Maldonado. Upon your arrival at the airport, your representative will take you to the river port. You will board a private boat and take a river journey to the Lodge. You will have a great experience taking part in the Trail System Adventure, which will allow you to discover the incredible realm of the Amazon forest. You will see exotic rainforest trees, birds and insects. You will then return to the lodge to relax and enjoy lunch.

During the afternoon, you will be treated to a private Twilight River Boat Ride where you will witness the enchanting transformation of the Amazon jungle from day to night and the new creatures that emerge from the darkness. You will explore the river and search for nighttime species, such as nightjars, owls, capybaras and caimans. You will then return to your lodge. (Program is subject to change due to availability)
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in Puerto Maldonado

Day 7: Sandoval Lake and Treetop Canopy Walking

Stop At: Lago Sandoval, Tambopata National Reserve Peru
You will take an enchanting thirty minute boat trip to arrive to the Tambopata National Reserve. You will smell the fresh air and hear the beautiful bird songs as you walk for one hour through
the rainforest to arrive at the stunningly-clear, pine rimmed Sandoval Lake. Upon arrival, a wooden canoe will be ready and waiting to take you in search of some marvelous Amazonian critters such as giant otters, red howler monkeys, macaws, pre-historic hoatzins and anacondas. After our wildlife exploration, we will return back to the lodge. After you have relaxed, we will take you to the Canopy Walkway, where you will literally walk through the Amazon treetop-son suspension bridges linked to observation platforms that give spectacular views. You will also experience the Anaconda Walk along a 200m wooden bridge over the Aguajales Swamps. Then, you will return to the lodge. (Program is subject to change due to availability)

Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in Puerto Maldonado

Day 8: Puerto Maldonado to Lima

Stop At: Mariposario Tambopata, Avenida Elmer Faucett 7, Puerto Maldonado 17001 Peru
Today, after you enjoyed your breakfast, we will take you to visit the Butterfly House in the Amazon, where you will see and learn about the diverse characteristics of these wonderful species. From here, we will take you to the Puerto Maldonado Airport in time for your one hour domestic flight to Lima. You will arrive to Lima in time for your international flight home. (Program is subject to change due to availability)-

Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"A minimum of 2 people per booking is required"
"It is recommended you bring light pants, long sleeved shirts, hiking shoes, rain jacket, day pack, flashlight, binoculars, pocket knife and insect repellent"
"Note: Please have a small bag packed as luggage will be restricted in the Amazon Lodge. Your remaining luggage will be stored safely in the Office in Puerto Maldonado"
"Passport name, number incl. expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants"
"Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking"
"Note: to conserve energy in the jungle, the power is turned off for a short amount of time in the morning and afternoon."
"As domestic flights are not included, recommended flight times are: Day 2 Lima to Cusco - All day would be possible, depending on the time the customer would like to spend in either Lima or Cusco; Day 6 Cusco to Puerto Maldonado - Early, as in the morning, you should be landing around 10:30am; Day 8 Puerto Maldonado to Lima - Recommended flight: In the early afternoon (around 12 noon to 1pm)."
"Very important: Please provide a scanned copy or picture of your passport and specify type of bed (single or matrimonial)"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"



Start Time: 1/1/2019 - 12/31/2021
Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
1/1/2022 - 12/31/2022
Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Duration: 8 Days
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered

Airports

  • J Chavez Intl Airport, Lima Peru



Cancellations and refunds: If you cancel at least 45 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 15 and 44 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 14 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Included

  • 7x Breakfast
  • 2x Dinner
  • 3x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Local taxes
  • Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
  • Professional Driver
  • Round Trip Expedition Train To Machu Picchu
  • All Accommodation Based On Double Occupancy
  • All Accommodation At Carefully Selected Hotels
  • Round Trip Bus Aguas Calientes €- Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes
  • All Jungle Excursions
  • All Excursions And Tours
  • All Transfers And Transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Cusco Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Qorikancha
  • Entry/Admission - Moray
  • Entry/Admission - Salinas de Maras
  • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo
  • Entry/Admission - Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
  • Entry/Admission - Lago Sandoval
  • Entry/Admission - Mariposario Tambopata

Not Included

  • Gratuities
  • International Flights
  • Domestic Flights
  • Optional Huayna Picchu Hike: $15USD (per person)

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