Soak in the culture of the Sacred Valley, enjoy the view from the train on the way to Machu Picchu, track wildlife from the intimate G Lodge Amazon, learn traditional weaving at the G Adventures-supported Ccaccacollo Women's Weaving Co-op
This tour will introduce you to the best of Peru, from ruins high in the Andes to wildlife deep in the Amazon. Embrace cultures past and present in Cusco before travelling by rail to Machu Picchu. With years of experience, we directly employ the finest guides so that you'll see the best of the region. And, with no hiking, you’ll have lots of time to explore ruins, museums, and markets. Following your visit to the Andes, travel deep into the Amazon to explore the jungle.
Your G for Good Moment: Ccaccaccollo Community and Women's Weaving Co-op visit, Ccaccaccollo
Your G for Good Moment: Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley, Lamay
Your Discover Moment: Cusco
Sacred Valley guided tour
Train to Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu guided tour
Amazon Jungle stay at the exclusive G Lodge Amazon (3 days)
Guided excursions with naturalists
Rubber boot use
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Meals 9 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
Transportation Plane, private van, train, walking, boat, canoe.
Accommodations Hotels (7 nts), G Lodge Amazon (2 nts).
Staff & experts G Adventures Representatives in Lima and Cusco, specialist Inca Trail CEO (Chief Experience Officer) for Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu, expert jungle guide in the Amazon.
Travel Style: Classic All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
Service Level: Standard Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.
Itinerary Day 1: Lima
Arrive at any time.
Day 2: Lima/Cusco
Fly to Cusco. Free time to shop and explore. Choose to pre-book the Cusco Cooking Class. Opt for a city tour, visit museums or archaeological sites.
Day 3: Cusco/Sacred Valley
Enjoy a full-day guided tour of the Sacred Valley. Stop at the G Adventures-supported women's weaving co-op before visiting a local pottery making community. Break for lunch at the G Adventures-supported Parwa Community Restaurant in Huchuy Qosco. After lunch, opt to head out on a hike to the Ollantaytambo storehouses and look out over the ruins. Or, wander around the cobblestone streets and visit a local Chicheria (corn beer bar).
Day 4: Sacred Valley/Aguas Calientes
Journey to Aguas Calientes and opt to visit the local hot springs and hit the market.
Day 5: Machu Picchu/Cusco
Start early to visit the 'Lost City' of Machu Picchu. Tour the ruins with an expert guide before returning back to Cusco.
Day 6: Cusco
Enjoy a free day in Cusco. Opt to visit the local market, a nearby archaeological site, or get a massage.
Day 7: Cusco/Tambopata
Fly to Puerto Maldonado and continue by motorized boat to our comfortable and intimate G Lodge Amazon.
Day 8: Tambopata
Enjoy guided excursions led by expert naturalists to spot wildlife at nearby oxbow lakes and clay licks. Spend some time relaxing in a hammock, enjoying the local swimming hole or visiting a nearby plantation. Go for a caiman-spotting cruise after dinner.
Day 9: Tambopata/Lima
Fly back to Lima for an optional final dinner and night out.