From The Inca Empire To The Peruvian Amazon 2020
Rivers:
Amazon River Cruises, Danube River Cruises
Country:
Peru
Embark:
Disembark:
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 of stones weighing up to 300 tons. Of course, no vacation to Peru is complete without visiting astonihing Machu Picchu.
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Tour Highlights

Day 1 Arrive Lima, Peru: Welcome to LimaDay 2 Lima: Walking tour, visit San Francisco Monastery and Larco Herrera Museum; welcome dinner at Casa Garcia AlvaradoDay 3 Lima—Cusco—Sacred Valley: Visit the ruins of Sacsayhuaman and Kenko, visit Awanakancha to see various camelids from the region, and explore Pisac MarketDay 4 Sacred Valley—Machu Picchu: Visit the Ollantaytambo ruins; take the 360°Train to Machu Picchu; walking tour of Machu PicchuDay 5 Machu Picchu—Cusco: Enjoy a second included entrance to Machu Picchu; return on the 360°Train to the Sacred Valley and continue to CuscoDay 6 Cusco: Walking tour of Cusco, visit Santo Domingo Monastery and the CathedralDay 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 eveningDay 8 Cruising Peruvian Amazon: Wildlife viewing excursions during the morning and afternoon; cooking demonstration and Pisco Sour-making lessonDay 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 dinnerDay 10 Cruising Peruvian Amazon—Nauta (Disembarkation)—Iquitos–Lima: Disembark the Delfin III; visit the Manatee Rescue Center; fly to LimaDay 11 Lima: Your vacation ends this morning



  • Maximum elevation on tour: 11,200 ft.
  • The ship’s itinerary may vary according to water levels, National Park policies and regulations, weather conditions, and seasonal changes to create the perfect cross-section of sites visited.
  • Small Group Discovery - We never allow more than 24 passengers on our Small Group Discovery vacations, allowing you to truly immerse yourself in the destination and local culture.
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