DAY 1 Arrival in Lima
DAY 2 Flight to Iquitos / Ceiba Tops
Morning tranfer to airport for your flight to Iquitos. Reception at Iquitos airport, brief city orientation and transfer to the Explorama dock. Twenty-five mile journey down the Amazon River to Ceiba Tops where private rooms with air conditioning and hot water provide all of the comforts of home. Afternoon hike in the beautiful primary rainforest reserve surrounding Ceiba Tops which includes many huge trees festooned with epiphytes. After dinner there may be local flute or guitar music at the El Toucan Bar or the guides are always ready to relate some of the many legends of the Amazon forest.
Meals included: Lunch and dinner in Ceiba Tops
DAY 3 Ceiba Tops
Morning boat ride, spotting for dolphins, to visit a small village of Yagua Indians where your guide will explain the Yagua Indian culture and how it was affected by the arrival of Europeans and the passing of time. There will also be an opportunity to see some of the local crafts and for a demonstration of the blowgun which some of the Yagua elders still use for hunting. Afternoon walking excursion to the neighboring town of Indiana. Originally a Franciscan mission, Indiana has grown into a large river community with its own market, high school and small hospital.
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner in Ceiba Tops
DAY 4 From Ceiba Tops Lodge to Iquitos to Lima and Cusco
DAY 5 Free day in Cusco
Optional Tour of the Sacred Valley or Cusco City Tour (not included)
Meals Included: Breakfast
DAY 6 From Cusco to Machu Picchu
Pick up from Hotel. Transfer to train station in Cusco for a 3 ½ hour train journey to the famous Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu, also known as “The Lost City of the Incas”. Arrive at Aguas Calientes station followed by a 30-minute bus drive, climbing 6km of winding road, to the incredible Machu Picchu. Upon arrival, we’ll participate in a guided tour of the Citadel, visiting the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Sun Dial, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows and various burial grounds. After the tour you will have time to stroll around the archaeological site at your leisure. Return to Cusco.
Meals Included: Breakfast
Note: When operational or technical reasons obligate the Train Operator to relocate the clients onto the Sacred Valley-Aguas Calientes train service or viceversa, Best Peru Tours will provide all transfers needed to the train station in the Sacred Valley in order to board the train to Aguas Calientes or viceversa.
DAY 7 Cusco – Lima
PRICE PER PERSON BASED ON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
Price subject to change based on international and in – country airfare
- All taxes and fees
- Lima – Iquitos – Lima airfare
- Lima – Cusco – Lima airfare
- 1 night in Lima at Britania Hotel Miraflores or similar 3*
- 2 nights at Ceiba Tops Lodge
- 3 nights in Cusco at Hotel Terra Andina or San Francisco Plaza 3*
- Transportation to the visitor sites
- Private transportation from and back to the airports
- Local Certified Bilingual guides
- 1-day bus ride and entrance to Machu Picchu (please add US$90 for second day entrance and bus and US$10 for entrance to Huayna Picchu)
- Train tickets Cusco/Aguas Calientes/Cusco via Expedition Train (please add US$75 for Vista Dome train R/T)
|Trip Cancellation||UP TO US$500 PER PERSON (additional coverage available at low cost)|
|Trip Interruption||UP TO US$500 PER PERSON (additional coverage available at low cost)|
|Emergency Medical/Dental Coverage||$10,000|
|Emergency Medical Transportation||$50,000|
|24-Hour Hotline Assistance||Included|
(*) Courtesy trip cancellation or trip interruption insurance up to US$500 per person unless additional coverage requested and purchased by client, Additional coverage is available at additional cost. Insurance provided by Access America under their rules and regulations. Valid for US citizens only. International flights, individual tours and treks are excluded. Insurance not available for residents of Washington State. Peru Travel and Tours, LLC is not obligated to purchase an insurance policy nor liable if a policy is declined by client. Peru Travel and Tours, LLC is not obligated to compensate in any way if a policy is not purchased or can not be purchased.