From The Inca Empire To The Peruvian Amazon With The Nazca Lines 2020
Rivers:
Amazon River Cruises, Danube River Cruises
Country:
Peru
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Experience the fascinating Nazca Lines, archaeological treasures, and gastronomic delights of Peru, with the untamed rainforest of the Amazon, on this thrilling river cruise adventure that offers a little something for everyone!

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. Of course, no vacation to Peru is complete without visiting astonishing Machu Picchu, built around 1450, and itting majestically above the Sacred Valley.
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Tour Highlights

Day 1 Arrive Lima, Peru: Welcome to Lima

Day 2 Lima–Paracas: Cruise to the Ballestas Islands; flight over the Nazca Lines with guaranteed window seat

Day 3 Paracas–Lima: Return to Lima

Day 4 Lima: Walking tour, visit San Francisco Monastery and Larco Herrera Museum; welcome dinner at Casa Garcia Alvarado

Day 5 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 6 Sacred Valley–Machu Picchu: Visit the Ollantaytambo ruins; take the 360°Train to Machu Picchu; walking tour of Machu Picchu

Day 7 Machu Picchu–Cusco: Enjoy a second included entrance to Machu Picchu; return on the 360°Train to the Sacred Valley and continue to Cusco

Day 8 Cusco: Walking tour of Cusco, visit Santo Domingo Monastery and the Cathedral

Day 9 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 10 Cruising Peruvian Amazon: Wildlife viewing excursions during the morning and afternoon; cooking demonstration and Pisco Sour-making lesson

Day 11 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 12 Cruising Peruvian Amazon–Nauta (Disembarkation)–Iquitos–Lima: Disembark the Delfin III; visit the Manatee Rescue Center; fly to Lima

Day 13 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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