Capture the mystery and grandeur of one of the most iconic places in the world on this full journey of the Inca Empire: Peru. Begin your journey in the rich and stunning biodiversity of Peru’s Amazon. From your eco lodge you’ll enjoy time with a Naturalist on day hikes to spot a wide variety of species, like monkeys, birds, and colorful butterflies. You’ll also have the chance to witness the nocturnal species on a night walk and view turtles, caimans, and other birdlife from the Tambopata River. Enjoy the Amazon rainforest from atop the canopy and from the waters by canoe. Take to Peru’s largest city and capital, Lima. Starting with a city tour, you’ll gain a sense of the colonial heritage of the Peruvians with its world-class museums and Spanish colonial architecture. Then, head to Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley, two of the most stunning and mystical places on Earth. Glimpse the ancient history and culture, and enjoy the unique opportunity to stay overnight in both the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu, where you’ll have two included entrances to the site, visit a local Inca home, and traditional Indian market. From the charming city of Cusco, where you’ll have a full-day introduction to the city and the Temple of Sacsayhuaman, you’ll head to fascinating Titicaca, a lake of floating islands, maintained over centuries by the local Indians who build their islands and homes from the continuously sinking reeds. This is a well-rounded exploration of a land with ancient roots, unexplained remnants, dense jungle wildlife, and an overwhelming mystical beauty that is sure to leave you with memories for a lifetime.

City Highlights

Sightseeing: In Lima, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Cusco, Lake Titicaca. Inside visits as shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

Hotels

PERU’S AMAZON Tambopata Eco Lodge (NP)LIMA San Agustin Exclusive (F)SACRED VALLEY Hotel Inkallpa (F)MACHU PICCHU El Mapi Hotel Machu Picchu (F)CUSCO Jose Antonio Cusco (F)PUNO Eco Inn Puno (F)PERU’S AMAZON Tambopata Eco Lodge (NP)

Meals

14 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 8 dinners

Transportation

Transportation: Private, deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach while touring.

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