Avalon Waterways
Delfin III

From its amazing archaeological treasures and gastronomic delights to its scenic beauty and melting pot of cultures, Peru offers visitors a wide array of attractions—and on this tour, you’ll experience its highlights. Begin in the cosmopolitan city of Lima with a guided sightseeing tour, a visit to the Larco Herrera Museum, and a special welcome dinner in an ornate family-owned mansion. Fly to Cusco and descend into the Sacred Valley of the Incas for guided tours of the ceremonial site of Kenko, where ancient rituals were performed, and the Temple of Sacsayhuaman, with its impressive display o stones weighing up to 300 tons.

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From The Inca Empire To The Peruvian Amazon 2019
Rivers: Amazon River Cruises, Danube River Cruises
Country: Peru
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Tour Highlights

Day 1 Arrive Lima, Peru: welcome to Lima

Day 2 Lima:
walking tour, visit San Francisco Monastery and Larco Herrera Museum; welcome dinner at Casa Garcia Alvarado

Day 3 Lima–Cusco–Sacred Valley:
visit the ruins of Sacsayhuaman and Kenko, visit Awanakancha to see various camelids from the region, and explore Pisac Market

Day 4 Sacred Valley–Machu Picchu:
visit the Ollantaytambo ruins; take the Vistadome train to Machu Picchu; walking tour of Machu Picchu

Day 5 Machu Picchu–Cusco: enjoy a second included entrance to Machu Picchu; return on the Vistadome train to the Sacred Valley and continue to Cusco

Day 6 Cusco:
walking tour of Cusco, visit Santo Domingo Monastery and the Cathedral

Day 7 Cusco–Lima–Iquitos–Nauta (Embarkation)–Cruising Peruvian Amazon: fly to Iquitos via Lima; Iquitos orientation tour; board the Delfin III; onboard welcome reception; wildlife viewing excursions during the afternoon and evening

Day 8 Cruising Peruvian Amazon: wildlife viewing excursions during the morning and afternoon; cooking demonstration and Pisco Sour-making lesson

Day 9 Cruising Peruvian Amazon: wildlife viewing excursions during the morning, afternoon, and evening; visit Pacaya Samiria National Reserve; endemic fruit presentation; kayaking; piranha fishing; special farewell dinner

Day 10 Cruising Peruvian Amazon–Nauta (Disembarkation)–Iquitos–Lima: disembark the Delfin III; visit the Manatee Rescue Center; fly to Lima

Day 11 Lima: your vacation ends this morning



  • Maximum elevation on tour: 11,200 ft.
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