Discover The Galápagos & Peru With The Amazon 201920 DAYS FROM ONLY $8069
Amazon River Cruises, Danube River Cruises
In the company of a local Naturalist, you’ll encounter indigenous plants and animals found only in the Galápagos Islands, such as giant tortoises, Galápagos fur sea lions, and marine iguanas—just to name a few. Also, enjoy an amazing opportunity to snorkel in the turquoise waters and see the colorful fish, sea lions, and perhaps a penguin or shark!Next, fly to Coca, where you’ll travel by canoe to your lodge in the Amazon Jungle. Spend three nights here and enjoy a rainforest canopy walk, guided night tour to see the wildlife that comes out at night, cruises through the flooded forest, and spend time with the natives on a visit to a local village and school. Ancient ruins, spectacular scenery, an amazing variety of animals in their natural environment, and historic buildings—this cruise vacation has it all!
Tour HighlightsDay 1 Arrive Lima, Peru: welcome to LimaDay 2 Lima: walking tour; visit San Francisco Monastery; Larco Herrera Museum and welcome dinnerDay 3 Lima–Cusco–Sacred Valley: visit Awanakancha to see various camelids from the region, and explore Pisac MarketDay 4 Sacred Valley–Machu Picchu: visit the Ollantaytambo ruins; Take the Vistadome train to Machu Picchu; walking tour of Machu PicchuDay 5 Machu Picchu–Cusco: enjoy a second included entrance to Machu Picchu; return on the Vistadome train to the Sacred Valley and continue to CuscoDay 6 Cusco: walking tour of Cusco, visit Santo Domingo Monastery, the Cathedral, and the ruins of SacsayhuamanDay 7 Cusco–Quito, Ecuador: fly to Quito via LimaDay 8 Quito: excursion to Otavalo’s Indian market and Peguche; Hacienda lunchDay 9 Quito: walking tour, visit San Francisco Monastery, La Compania Church, La Ronda Street, a Chocolate factory, and the Equatorial MonumentDay 10 Quito–San Cristobal–Galápagos Islands (Embarkation): fly to the Galápagos Islands; embark Treasure of Galápagos; visit Cerro Colorado Tortoise Reserve on San Cristobal IslandDay 11 Galápagos Islands Cruising: Española Island: Naturalist-guided walks; snorkelingDay 12 Galápagos Islands Cruising: Floreana Island: Naturalist-guided walks; snorkelingDay 13 Galápagos Islands Cruising: Santa Fé & Santa Cruz Islands: Naturalist-guided walks on each island; snorkelingDay 14 Galápagos Islands (Disembarkation)–Santa Cruz Island–Quito: disembark Treasure of Galápagos; visit EL Chato Tortoise Reserve; fly to QuitoDay 15 Quito: full day at leisureDay16 Quito–Coca–Amazon: fly to Coca; travel by boat and dugout canoe to your Amazon lodgeDay 17 Amazon: visit a parrot clay lick; guided walk through the jungle; night walk or canoe rideDay 18 Amazon: cruise on the Napo through the flooded forest; visit a local community, school, and village; piranha fishingDay 19 Amazon–Coca–Quito: return to Coca; fly to QuitoDay 20 Quito: your vacation ends this morning
- Maximum elevation on tour: 11,200 ft.