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Amazon Cruise (MV Aqua Expeditions) - Machu Picchu
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11 to 16+ Nigths from $5,974*
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This 11 night sample itinerary includes:
  1 night in Lima
  Private transfer Hotel to Airport in Lima
  Flight Lima to Iquitos
  3 nights cruising through the Amazon with full board, guided tours and transfers to/from vessel when arriving on recommended flights. Please note flights with arrival and departure after 5pm are the most recommended ones
  Flight Iquitos to Lima
  Private transfer Airport to Hotel in Lima
  1 night in Lima
  Private transfer Hotel to Airport in Lima
  Flight Lima to Cuzco
  Private transfer Airport in Cuzco to Hotel in Sacred Valley
  2 nights in Sacred Valley
  Full day Machu Picchu tour including round-trip train ride, all transfers, guided tour and lunch.
  1 night in Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes town
  2 nights in Cuzco
  Private transfer Hotel to Airport in Cuzco
  Flight Cuzco to Lima
  Private transfer Airport to Hotel in Lima
  1 night in Lima
  Private transfer Hotel to Airport in Lima
  Thursday Departures
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Lima (98)     Amazon River - Iquitos (5)     Cuzco (94)     Machu Picchu (55)     Sacred Valley (37)    

Discover The Amazon and Machu Picchu in Style!. Visit Lima for a chance to taste its colonial and cosmopolitan sites and its unique and world renowned peruvian cuisine. Next, fly to Iquitos and begin this your journey cruising the world's greatest rivers in unparalleled luxury, The Amazon River. Indulge your curiosity, expand your intellect and taste the exotic flavors of international cuisine as you float downriver in the custom-designed 5-star vessels of Aqua Expeditions. Next,fly to Lima to spend a night before going to Cuzco airport and immediately continue to the Sacred Valley, a magical land where Indian Markets and Incan Constructions mix with Corn Fields, the Andes Mountains, Picturesque Towns, Salt Mines and a Legendary river. Proceed to Machu Picchu, the new Wonder of the World and then, stay in Cuzco City to discover more Incan and Colonial sites and enjoy lots of shopping and endless nightlife. Finish this trip with a stay in Lima before heading back home. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
Trip Summary
no image 1 nights in Lima

Lima is a sophisticated and cosmopolitan city that has retained much of its classic colonial architecture and pre-Columbian archaeological sites, that features many of South America's most beautiful historic museums, churches and cathedrals. The city is alive with activity in its trendy neighborhoods like Miraflores, the beach fronts of Costa Verde and Barranco, and the upscale boutiques, massive shopping plazas, and exclusive shops.

Visit the Plaza Bolivar, Plaza Italia, Plaza de Armas, Alameda Chabuca Granda Viewpoint, and much more!
no image 3 nights - MV Aqua Expeditions - Departs Friday
departing from Amazon River - Iquitos

Traveling along the earth`s mightiest waterway on your maiden voyage cruise is a once in a lifetime trip. Cruising along the Amazon is one of the best ways to explore the incredible region and soak up all the scenery including the largest rainforest on earth. Cruisers will get the opportunity to see unrivaled wildlife along the magnificent river along with an abundance of flora and learn all about Amazon`s incredible ecosystem.

Explore the Maranon River, Ucayali River, Yucuruche Lake, Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve, Puerto Miguel Community, and so much more!
no image 1 nights in Lima

Lima is a sophisticated and cosmopolitan city that has retained much of its classic colonial architecture and pre-Columbian archaeological sites, that features many of South America's most beautiful historic museums, churches and cathedrals. The city is alive with activity in its trendy neighborhoods like Miraflores, the beach fronts of Costa Verde and Barranco, and the upscale boutiques, massive shopping plazas, and exclusive shops.

Visit the Plaza Bolivar, Plaza Italia, Plaza de Armas, Alameda Chabuca Granda Viewpoint, and much more!
no image 2 nights in Sacred Valley

Sacred Valley of the Incas is one of the most alluring destinations in Peru, encompassing a chain of fascinating villages that line the Urubamba, Vilcanota and Wilkamayu Rivers. This meticulously terraced valley is the gateway to many of Peru's most spectacular archaeological sites, including the iconic lost city of Machu Picchu, two hours away by train.

Visit the Ollantaytambo Fortress, Pisac Ruins, Vilcanota River, Sacred Valley, and much more!
no image 1 nights in Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is known as 'The Lost City of the Incas' protected by steep cliffs, and lush green mountains. Generally accepted as the most important and captivating archaeological sites remaining from the Incan Empire, the complex, which includes temples, residences, fountains and hundreds of steps, was declared a World Heritage site in 1983, and voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2007.

Visit the Inca Trail, Mandor Gardens and Waterfalls, Temple of the Moon, Huayna Picchu, Machu Picchu Citadel, and much more!
no image 2 nights in Cuzco

Cuzco was the epicenter of Inca civilization until the arrival of the Spaniards in 1533. Fortunately, many stunning Incan structures have survived and helped to make Cuzco the archaeological capital of the Americas, and Peru's most popular destination. Gateway to the Sacred Valley, and the lost city of Machu Picchu, Cuzco has a seemingly endless array of historic attractions, both Incan and colonial.

Visit the Cuzco main square, Cathedral, Sol Avenue, Koricancha Temple, Kenko, Don Antonia dinner show, and much more!
no image 1 nights in Lima

Lima is a sophisticated and cosmopolitan city that has retained much of its classic colonial architecture and pre-Columbian archaeological sites, that features many of South America's most beautiful historic museums, churches and cathedrals. The city is alive with activity in its trendy neighborhoods like Miraflores, the beach fronts of Costa Verde and Barranco, and the upscale boutiques, massive shopping plazas, and exclusive shops.

Visit the Plaza Bolivar, Plaza Italia, Plaza de Armas, Alameda Chabuca Granda Viewpoint, and much more!

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Flexible Itinerary
Lima
Day 1
Arrive to Lima
Overnight in Lima   77 hotels offered
Optional   431 Things to do
Day 2
Departing from Lima
Transportation to next city by: By Air - .Intercity Flight
3 nights - MV Aqua Expeditions - Departs Friday
Day 2 to Day 5

Aria Amazon, High Water Season (November - May)


Day 1: Iquitos – Nauta – Embarkation – Maranon River

Arriving on a noon flight, receive a warm welcome at Iquitos International Airport by our crew. Board our private transfer to downtown Iquitos, for a panoramic city tour and a welcome lunch. Then transfer to Nauta port for embarkation. Settle into your generously sized suite as you begin one of life’s greatest adventures. Following an introduction to our naturalist guides and a routine safety drill, gather at the restaurant for the first of may Amazonian cuisine experiences created by Aria Amazon’s renowned consulting chef, Pedro Miguel Schiaffino.

Day 2: Amazonas River – Yacapana Islands – Nauta Cano River

We start the day with early morning bird watching along the majestic Amazon River. After breakfast, head out for a skiff excursion along the Yanayacu Yacapana River, a tributary of the Amazon River, in search of wildlife including parrots, hawks, monkeys, and sloths. In the evening, embark on a wildlife excursion on the black waters of Nauta Caño River. End the night with extraordinary stargazing.

Day 3: Yanayacu Pucate River – Maranon River – Village visit – Jungle walks

Begin the day’s adventures near the main entrance of Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, cruising along Yanayacu Pucate in the comfort of our private skiffs. Visit an Amazon village to interact with native riberenos (people of the river) and witness a demonstration of Aguaje palm harvesting.

Kayak, canoe, and swim in the area’s enchanting black waters, while staying on the lookout for the legendary pink dolphins. After lunch, take a jungle walk in Casual’s Forest and look for flora and fauna including medicinal trees, insects, and poison dart frogs.

Day 4: Nauta Town – Manatee Rescue Centre – Transfer to the Airport

In the morning, take a guided visit to the local market and marvel at the regional produce of the Peruvian Amazon.

Return to Aria Amazon for breakfast before disembarkation. En route to the airport, visit the Manatee Rescue Center, where orphaned Amazonian manatees rehabilitate before they are released back into the wild.

Aria Amazon, Low Water Season (June - October)

Day 1: Iquitos - Nauta - Embarkation - Maranon River

Arriving on a noon flight, receive a warm welcome at Iquitos International Airport by our crew. Board our private transfer to downtown Iquitos, for a panoramic city tour and a welcome lunch. Then transfer to Nauta port for embarkation.

Settle into your generously sized suite as you begin one of life’s greatest adventures. Following an introduction to our naturalist guides and a routine safety drill, gather at the restaurant for the first of many Amazonian cuisine experiences created by Aria Amazon’s renowned consulting chef, Pedro Miguel Schiaffino.

Day 2: Clavero Lake – Ucayali River – Yarapa River

We start the day searching for incredible wildlife along the Ucayali River, including parrots, egrets, hawks, and monkeys. After breakfast, choose to go canoeing, kayaking, or swimming on the black water Clavero Lake, or visit an Amazonian village, where you can interact with native riberenos (people of the river). At dusk, explore the Yarapa River in search of exotic nocturnal wildlife.

Day 3: Amazon River – Tahuayo River - San Pedro Forest

As the day begins, embark on a morning wildlife excursion on the extraordinary Amazon River. After breakfast, explore the Tahuayo River, a black water tributary of the Amazon River, while our naturalist guides share stories of Amazonia. After lunch, we take a jungle walk at San Pedro or Puerto Prado’s forest to learn about the Amazonian flora and fauna.

Day 4: Nauta Town - Manatee Rescue Center - Transfer To The Airport

In the morning, take a guided visit to the local market and marvel at the regional produce of the Peruvian Amazon.

Return to Aria Amazon for breakfast before disembarkation. En route to the airport, visit the Manatee Rescue Center, where orphaned Amazonian manatees rehabilitate before they are released back into the wild.

Included:

All meals (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner) while onboard

All beverages (non-alcoholic)

All excursions

Transfers to/from vessel when arriving on recommended flights. Please note flights with arrival and departure after 5pm are the most recommended ones 

English speaking guide

Pacaya Samiria entrance fee

Rates do not include: Boutique purchases. Gratuities

NOTE: All itineraries are subject to change, due to weather and other conditions. All times indicated are approximate, and are also subject to change.

Please note flights with arrival and departure after 5pm are the most recommended ones.

**YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION RECOMMENDED FOR ALL TRAVELERS TO PERU'S AMAZON RAINFOREST.**

Day 2
Arrive to Amazon River - Iquitos
Overnight in Amazon River - Iquitos   4 hotels offered
Day 3
Overnight in Amazon River - Iquitos   4 hotels offered
Day 4
Overnight in Amazon River - Iquitos   4 hotels offered
Day 5
Departing from Amazon River - Iquitos
Transportation to next city by: Regional Air
Lima
Day 5
Arrive to Lima
.Lima Airport or Bus Station to Hotel
Overnight in Lima   77 hotels offered
Optional   431 Things to do
Day 6
.Lima Airport or Bus Station to Hotel
Departing from Lima
Transportation to next city by: By Air - .Intercity Flight
Sacred Valley
Day 6
Arrive to Sacred Valley
.Cuzco Airport or Bus Station to Hotel in Sacred Valley
Overnight in Sacred Valley   30 hotels offered
Optional   30 Things to do
Day 7
Overnight in Sacred Valley   30 hotels offered
Optional   30 Things to do
Day 8
.Cuzco Airport or Bus Station to Hotel in Sacred Valley
Departing from Sacred Valley
Transportation to next city by: .Private RT Vistadome Train with Machu Picchu Full Day Tour + All Transfers
Machu Picchu
Day 8
Arrive to Machu Picchu
Overnight in Machu Picchu   19 hotels offered
Optional   3 Things to do
Day 9
Departing from Machu Picchu
Transportation to next city by: Regional Air
Cuzco
Day 9
Arrive to Cuzco
Overnight in Cuzco   64 hotels offered
Optional   998 Things to do
Day 10
Overnight in Cuzco   64 hotels offered
Optional   998 Things to do
Day 11
Departing from Cuzco
Transportation to next city by: By Air - .Intercity Flight
Lima
Day 11
Arrive to Lima
.Lima Airport or Bus Station to Hotel
Overnight in Lima   77 hotels offered
Optional   431 Things to do
Day 12
.Lima Airport or Bus Station to Hotel
Departing from Lima

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Lima
Lima is a sophisticated and cosmopolitan city that has retained much of its classic colonial architecture and pre-Columbian archaeological sites, that features many of South America's most beautiful historic museums, churches and cathedrals. The city is alive with activity in its trendy neighborhoods like Miraflores, the beach fronts of Costa Verde and Barranco, and the upscale boutiques, massive shopping plazas, and exclusive shops.

Visit the Plaza Bolivar, Plaza Italia, Plaza de Armas, Alameda Chabuca Granda Viewpoint, and much more!
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Amazon River - Iquitos
Traveling along the earth`s mightiest waterway on your maiden voyage cruise is a once in a lifetime trip. Cruising along the Amazon is one of the best ways to explore the incredible region and soak up all the scenery including the largest rainforest on earth. Cruisers will get the opportunity to see unrivaled wildlife along the magnificent river along with an abundance of flora and learn all about Amazon`s incredible ecosystem.

Explore the Maranon River, Ucayali River, Yucuruche Lake, Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve, Puerto Miguel Community, and so much more!
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Lima
Lima is a sophisticated and cosmopolitan city that has retained much of its classic colonial architecture and pre-Columbian archaeological sites, that features many of South America's most beautiful historic museums, churches and cathedrals. The city is alive with activity in its trendy neighborhoods like Miraflores, the beach fronts of Costa Verde and Barranco, and the upscale boutiques, massive shopping plazas, and exclusive shops.

Visit the Plaza Bolivar, Plaza Italia, Plaza de Armas, Alameda Chabuca Granda Viewpoint, and much more!
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Sacred Valley
Sacred Valley of the Incas is one of the most alluring destinations in Peru, encompassing a chain of fascinating villages that line the Urubamba, Vilcanota and Wilkamayu Rivers. This meticulously terraced valley is the gateway to many of Peru's most spectacular archaeological sites, including the iconic lost city of Machu Picchu, two hours away by train.

Visit the Ollantaytambo Fortress, Pisac Ruins, Vilcanota River, Sacred Valley, and much more!
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Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu is known as 'The Lost City of the Incas' protected by steep cliffs, and lush green mountains. Generally accepted as the most important and captivating archaeological sites remaining from the Incan Empire, the complex, which includes temples, residences, fountains and hundreds of steps, was declared a World Heritage site in 1983, and voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2007.

Visit the Inca Trail, Mandor Gardens and Waterfalls, Temple of the Moon, Huayna Picchu, Machu Picchu Citadel, and much more!
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Cuzco
Cuzco was the epicenter of Inca civilization until the arrival of the Spaniards in 1533. Fortunately, many stunning Incan structures have survived and helped to make Cuzco the archaeological capital of the Americas, and Peru's most popular destination. Gateway to the Sacred Valley, and the lost city of Machu Picchu, Cuzco has a seemingly endless array of historic attractions, both Incan and colonial.

Visit the Cuzco main square, Cathedral, Sol Avenue, Koricancha Temple, Kenko, Don Antonia dinner show, and much more!
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Lima
Lima is a sophisticated and cosmopolitan city that has retained much of its classic colonial architecture and pre-Columbian archaeological sites, that features many of South America's most beautiful historic museums, churches and cathedrals. The city is alive with activity in its trendy neighborhoods like Miraflores, the beach fronts of Costa Verde and Barranco, and the upscale boutiques, massive shopping plazas, and exclusive shops.

Visit the Plaza Bolivar, Plaza Italia, Plaza de Armas, Alameda Chabuca Granda Viewpoint, and much more!