Lima the capital of the Republic of PeruLama at the San Cristobal Church, Cusco, PeruMiddle of the World Monument, one of the most visited by tourists from worldwide locations, Quito, EcuadorColorful Sunday market in Otavalo, EcuadorBacha Beach and pristine water on Santa Cruz island in the Galapagos Island in Ecuador

Lima the capital of the Republic of Peru

Lama at the San Cristobal Church, Cusco, Peru

Middle of the World Monument, one of the most visited by tourists from worldwide locations, Quito, Ecuador

Colorful Sunday market in Otavalo, Ecuador

Bacha Beach and pristine water on Santa Cruz island in the Galapagos Island in Ecuador

Itinerary

Day 1 - Lima

Welcome to Peru! Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel in Lima and enjoy the remainder of your day to explore the city at your own pace. Museums, archaeological sites, lush greenery and beautiful beaches, a bustling boardwalk and lively nightlife – come discover the modern metropolis of Lima!

Day 2 - Lima/Cusco

After breakfast, transfer to Cusco. Upon arrival in Cusco, depart on a city tour. Explore the center of the Inca Empire, the Plaza de Armas and see the cathedral built on the ruins of the ancient Inca Palace. Next, visit Koricancha Temple, an ancient Inca worship center of the Sun God that was once covered in gold.Afterwards, transfer to your hotel. (B)

Day 3 - Cusco/Machu Picchu/Cusco

Early morning transfer to Ollantaytambo train station. Our adventure starts on atrain ride to the city of Aguas Calientes, then it’s on to the awe-inspiringMachu Picchu archaeological site. You will never forget this mind-blowing journey through the history of the Inca civilization.Explore Peru’s most important archaeological site and one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. Return to Ollantaytambo station. Transfer to your hotel in Cusco.(B,L)

Day 4 - Cusco/Lima/Quito, Ecuador

After breakfast, transfer from Cusco to Lima for your flight to Quito, Ecuador. Upon arrival in Quito, transfer to your hotel. (B)

Day 5 - Quito

Today you will enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city of Quito through the historical center of the city and see the church of La Compañia, Independence Square with the Government Palace and the Cathedral. Then, visit the famous hill of the old town, Panecillo (little bread) where you will see the angel statue “Virgen de Quito” before heading to the Equatorial Line Monument called “Middle of the World” and stand in both, the Northern and Southern Hemispheres simultaneously. (B)

Day 6 - Quito/Peguche/Cotacachi/Magdalena Karanki Community

Today, visit the village of Peguche with its traditional looms, and its Andean instruments. Then go to Magdalena, once home to Atahualpa, the last of the Incan emperors, the Karanki community inhabit a paradise lost in time amongst llamas and condors, peaceful lagoons and the patchwork slopes of Imbabura Volcano. Admire the beauty of their embroidery, share their everyday shepherding and harvesting activities and stand face-to-face with people untouched by the urgencies of modern life. Share a comfortable room with private facilities, and taste their food. The natural realm of this hidden mountain niche can be absorbed in optional activities such as horseback riding, mountain biking, or hiking up to the nearby hills. Overnight stay at an Andean House. (B,D)

Day 7 - Otavalo Market/Ibarra/Salinas/Quito

In the morning head to the world-renowned Indian handmade crafts market, Otavalo where you will find a vast variety of locally weaved designs in belts, tapestries, ponchos and other clothing items. Then, drive to Ibarra to take the train that crosses mysterious tunnels through the mountains, astonishing bridges spanning wide gullies and a unique biodiversity. Arrive in the Afro-Ecuadorian community of Salinas whose inhabitants are well-known for their agricultural activity. Return back to Quito. (B,L)

Day 8 - Quito/Galapagos Islands Cruise

Early breakfast and transfer from the hotel to the airport for your flight to Galapagos for your exciting Galapagos Island Cruise. Observe prehistoric iguanas, giant tortoises, exotic birds, plants, beautiful volcanic landscapes, lava cones and magma flows. Swim among marine wildlife, share in naturalist lead shore excursions and briefings explaining the geology, history, evolution, flora and fauna of the islands. Flight to Quito or Guayaquil and transfer to your hotel.(B,L,D)

Day 9 - Quito/Galapagos Islands Cruise

You will have two excursions daily while aboard your exciting Galapagos Island Cruise. Observe prehistoric iguanas, giant tortoises, exotic birds, plants, beautiful volcanic landscapes, lava cones and magma flows. Swim among marine wildlife, share in naturalist lead shore excursions and briefings explaining the geology, history, evolution, flora and fauna of the islands..(B,L,D)

Day 10 - Quito/Galapagos Islands Cruise

Early breakfast and transfer from the hotel to the airport for your flight to Galapagos for your exciting Galapagos Island Cruise. Observe prehistoric iguanas, giant tortoises, exotic birds, plants, beautiful volcanic landscapes, lava cones and magma flows. Swim among marine wildlife, share in naturalist lead shore excursions and briefings explaining the geology, history, evolution, flora and fauna of the islands. Flight to Quito or Guayaquil and transfer to your hotel.(B,L,D)

Day 11 - Quito/Galapagos Islands Cruise

After breakfast and a morning tour from the you will transfer from the ship to the airport for your return flight to Quito or Guayaquil and overnight at your selected hotel(B,L,D)

Day 12 - Quito or Guayaquil to USA

Transfer to the airport to board your flight back home. (B)

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Includes

  • Hotel accommodation for 8 nights
  • 4 days/3 nights Cruise aboard M/Y Coral I & II or M/V Galapagos Legend
  • Daily buffet breakfast, 2 lunches& 1 dinner plus all meals included on your cruise
  • All transfers, touring and services are via shared services with English speaking guide
  • City tour of Cusco
  • Round trip train to Machu Picchu
  • Full day visit to Machu Picchu
  • City Tour of Quito
  • Visit to Peguche
  • Visit of the Indian market
  • Briefings, lectures, and two daily activities on board the cruise
  • Document holder and luggage tags
  • Hotel taxes and service charges

Hotels

Cusco

Costa Del Sol Ramada Cusco| hotels in Cusco Peru

Costa Del Sol Ramada Cusco

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Our Hotel Costa del Sol Ramada Cusco is the perfect base for discovering the beautiful heritage of the Inca civilization...

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Quito

Dann Carlton Hotel| hotels in Quito Ecuador and Galapagos Islands

Dann Carlton Hotel

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Quito Dann Carlton offers stylish accommodation a 1-hour drive from Mariscal Sucre Airport. The hotel boasts a panoramic...

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Lima

Jose Antonio Hotel | hotels in Lima Peru

Jose Antonio Hotel

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Located in the exclusive district of miraflores (a residential & commercial area) three minutes away from the pacifi...

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Notes

    All rates are per person, based on double occupancy. Extra nights and triple occupancy available upon request. Rates are not valid during certain holidays and blackout periods. Please contact us for additional cruise and hotel options, private transfers and tours, special international airfares and domestic flights in Economy or Business Class.
    Intra flights, Local Peruvian Departure taxes, local airport taxes, beverages, personal expenses, tips for guides, drivers and waitresses as well as round trip flight to the Galapagos Islands (must be issued by cruise suppliers, approximately USD $450), Galapagos National Park entrance fee (USD $100); Transit Control Card (USD $20); Cruise fuel surcharge (USD $90 for 3 or 4 night cruises); wet suits, all items of a purely personal nature and all items not mentioned above are not included.

    **Note: Itineraries are subject to change considering flight schedule changes, weather conditions and National Park Regulations.

Departures & Rates

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