A complete experience of colonial & modern Lima with a fascinating journey to visit marvelous facets of the Inca Empire in Cusco & MachuPicchu. Shared services with English speaking guide every day of the year.
- 12 night accommodation in selected hotels with breakfast.
- Airport-hotel-airport transfers
- Tours and excursions as specified above
- Meals as listed (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
- Professional Spanish/English speaking guide
- International flights
- Domestic flights
- Gratuities and personal expeneses
- Anything not specified
Itinerary 13 Days/12 Nights
Arrive Lima & transfer to hotel.
At the hotel we will provide the vouchers for trip services and a briefing about the itinerary. We will also provide maps and brochures of the sites to be visited.
Transfer from hotel to airport for an early morning flight to Cusco. (All flights to Cuzco are only in the morning).
Meet & transfer to hotel in Cusco. Lunch on your own. PM city tour & visit of gigantic zigzag stone walled fortress of Sacsayhuaman & the shrines of Kenco, Puca pucara & Tambomachay. Dinner on your own.
Full day excursion to the Sacred Valley of the Incas with morning visit to the Indian market of Písaq.
Lunch in a country side restaurant. PM We will explore Ollanta living village near to Ollantaytambo fortress and ancient ceremonial site with some of the finest work achieved by the Inca.
Return to Cusco.
Early transfer from the hotel to take the train to MACHUPICHU.
Guided visit to the legendary “Lost City of the Incas”. Many Intricate stone work, temples & astronomical observatories of one of the world’s most beautiful ancient cities.
Afternoon return by train to Cusco.
Dinner on your own.
Transfer from hotel to airport to fly to Peru’s capital. Transfer to the hotel.
PM City tour of colonial & modern Lima, also Larco Herrera Museum pre-Columbian Gold Collection.
Lunch at a gourmet. Farewell dinner by the ocean front.restaurant.
Transfer from hotel to airport.
Flight to Lima to make a connection to Guayaquil. Welcome in Ecuador and transfer to your hotel in Guayaquil
Welcome at the Baltra airport and free transfer by bus to the tip of the Itabaca canal, where you will proceed by a public ferry service in the Island of Santa Cruz.
Transport will be waiting in order to transfer you to Puerto Ayora, area where the hotels are located on the Island. On the way, you will have the opportunity to visit the lava tunnels and a Turtle reserve in the Highlands.
Overnight in Puerto Ayora
Enjoy a navigable tour to North Seymour, a 1.9 km² island located northbound from Baltra.
The main fauna species of this island are the Magnificent Frigate bird with their incredible scarlet regular pouch, blue-footed boobies and their particular courtship dance and sea lions surfing across the waves.
Lunch on board.
After lunch we will do snorkeling in Bachas where you will be able to discover tones of different fish species and also swim with sea lions.
Return to your hotel
Spend an unforgettable day on Bartolomé, the Galapagos most recognizable island.
Admire colorful lava rock formations, drink in panoramic views of the archipelago, and encounter local wildlife like sea turtles and marine iguanas as you explore pristine beaches.
Transfer you to the Port to board your fast boat to Puerto Villamil on Isabela Island.
After arrival transfer to your hotel and in the afternoon visit los Humedales, a complex with various trails where you can find the four species of mangroves existing in Galapagos.
This area is characterized by solitary beaches, lava tunnels, natural pools and estuaries where you can see flamingos and other birds. You will also visit the Turtle breeding center where the National park is breeding turtles in danger of extinction. Some of this giant turtles have been released by the park and can be found on the trails.
At the end of the road you will visit a historic site of Isabela, El Muro de las Lagrimas (Wall of tears); this wall was built from huge blocks of lava by exile inmates during 1945 to 1959 as a punishment while Isabela was a penal colony.
Cabo Rosa is the result of lava platforms that collapsed into the sea, which created hundreds of lava tunnels and bridges of lava, above and below the water.
The tunnels are a marine paradise and is a spectacular place to spot marine life while snorkeling in the clear waters surrounded by scenic lava formations of different colors and clear blue sky.
The lava tunnels are home to many species such as white tip reef sharks, manta rays, seahorses, penguins, sea turtles, sea lions, giant mantas, colorful fish and blue-footed boobies.
In the afternoon transfer to Baltra by speed boat.
Transfer to Baltra Island to take your flight back to Guayaquil.
Afternoon city tour of Guayaquil and overnight
At indicated time transfer to the airport to take your flight back home