Delve into the lush mystery of the Amazon River Basin and the legendary “lost city of Incas,” Machu Picchu. This unforgettable journey features a five-night natural history cruise aboard the deluxe, all-Suite Zafiro, two nights in the breathtaking Sacred Valley, one night in Machu Picchu and two nights in Cuzco. Cruise through our planet’s largest rainforest ecosystem, where the number of butterfly species climbs into the thousands and other species have yet to be even discovered. Led by expert Peruvian naturalists, explore the boundless diversity of nature’s most wondrous offerings, from delicate orchids to transparent glass frogs and pink river dolphins. Visit local villages to observe the traditional way of life of the ribereños (river people). In the Urubamba Valley, visit the terraced Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo; tour historic Cuzco, the ancient Inca capital; and experience Machu Picchu, a mysterious engineering marvel perched on the Andes.
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- Trip Type
- Group Travel Tour, International Land & Rail Voyages, International River Voyages
- Departure Dates
- Feb 2, 2020 - Feb 14, 2020
One night (Day 1) and one day room (Day 12) in the first-class Wyndham Costa
Del Sol Airport Hotel.
Two nights in the Five-Star JW Marriott El Convento, ideally located
in Cuzco’s historic center, with breakfast each morning.
One night in the deluxe Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel with breakfast.
A special Pre-Program Option to UNESCO World Heritage-designated colonial Lima is offered.
- day 1
Feb. 2 Depart the U.S. or Canada/Arrive in Lima, Peru
- day 2
Feb. 3 Lima/Fly to Iquitos/Nauta/ Embark Zafiro/Río Amazonas
- day 3
Feb. 4 Río Amazonas/Río Ucayali
- day 4
Feb. 5 Río Amazonas/Río Ucayali/Río Marañón/ Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve
- day 5
Feb. 6 Río Marañón/Río Pucate/Río Ucayali
- day 6
Feb. 7 Río Marañón/Nauta
- day 7
Feb. 8 Nauta/Disembark ship/Iquitos/Fly to Lima/ Fly to Cuzco/Sacred Valley
- day 8
Feb. 9 Sacred Valley
- day 9
Feb. 10 Sacred Valley/Machu Picchu
- day 10
- day 11
Feb. 12 Cuzco
- day 12
Feb. 13 Cuzco/Fly to Lima/Depart for the U.S. or Canada
- day 13
Feb. 14 Arrive in U.S.
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