11 Day Ecuador, the Amazon & Peru with Machu Picchu

2 Quito, 2 Amazon, 3 Lima, 2 Cuzco & 1 Aguas Calientes
Airfare from MIA, first class accommodation with all transfers, daily breakfast and your choice of sightseeing
Price Includes
  • Flights Miami-Quito, Lima-Miami
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • All intra-flights: Quito-Lima, Lima-Cuzco & Cuzco-Lima
  • 10 nights accommodations
    • 2 nights Quito
    • 2 nights Amazon
    • 3 nights Lima
    • 2 nights Cuzco
    • 1 night Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu)
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers
  • 17 meals: 10 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour managers throughout
  • Services of English-speaking local guides
  • Entrance fees per itinerary

Special Features

  • Visit Colonial Quito and walk through its cobblestone streets
  • Stand at the Middle of the World monument, located at a latitude of 0º
  • Stay in the Amazon region and meet a local Quechua family
  • City Tour of Lima with its 2000 years of history
  • Discover the astonishing ancient citadel of Machu Picchu via Inca Rail Executive Train
Day By Day Itinerary

DAY 1, Friday - Depart for Ecuador
Depart for Ecuador. Arrive in Quito and transfer to your hotel. The Quito airport is approximately an hour drive from the city. Balance of the day is at leisure
Overnight: Quito▲

DAY 2, Saturday - Quito City Tour
The morning's tour begins with a visit to the colonial section of Quito. Walk along the narrow cobblestone streets and feel the charm of 16th-century Quito. See the Independence Plaza, the Cathedral, Presidential Palace, and the Archbishop's Palace before visiting La Compañia Church or the Church of San Francisco*. Afterward, see the Middle of the World Monument, located at a latitude of 0º, and stand with one foot in the Northern and one in the Southern Hemisphere
*Please note that the itinerary may vary slightly based on local conditions and holidays, therefore La Compañia Church may be replaced with a visit to the Church of San Francisco
Overnight: Quito
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 3, Sunday - Transfer to Amazon Resort
After breakfast, transfer by bus to La Punta Ahuano on the Napo River where you will board a canoe that will take you to your Amazon lodge**. Enjoy the serene tranquility that the lodge has to offer and prepare to be amazed by both the wildlife and the culture inherent to the Amazon. In the afternoon, visit Ahuano to have the opportunity to meet a local Quechua family and learn about their way of life first hand before returning to the hotel
**Please note upon arrival the lodge is approximately a 5 -10 minute walk uphill from where passengers will exit the canoe. Passengers are required to transport their own carry-on luggage.
Overnight: Amazon
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 4, Monday - Rainforest Hike
This morning, after a short canoe ride you can hike through a rainforest for approximately two hours while viewing the beautiful flora and fauna up-close. The Amazon rainforest is the world's largest ecosystem, so be sure to keep an eye out for the innumerable species of tropical plants and flowers, insects, and butterflies. Enjoy the views as you cross suspended bridges and fly through the jungle on a short zip line basket ride. At the end of the hike***, take a rafting trip on a traditional balsa log raft. Afternoon is at leisure or, consider a visit to the Butterfly Farm or the Amazoonico Animal Rescue Center
***Please note this is an active hike and sections of the path include steps. Also, those who participate in the rafting trip will need to step through the water to reach the raft and will get wet during the ride
Overnight: Amazon
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 5, Tuesday - Papallacta and flight to Lima
This morning, board a canoe for the short trip to La Punta Ahuano and enjoy a scenic drive through small towns and villages to Papallacta, tucked away in the Andes Mountains. Enjoy the natural hot springs and have lunch before transferring to Quito Airport for your flight to Lima. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day is at leisure
Please note that a swimsuit is required to enter the Termas de Papallacta Spa and Thermal Pool
Overnight: Lima
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 6, Wednesday - Lima City Tour
This morning’s tour of Lima, with its 2000 years of history, begins at the colonial center of the city, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its historic buildings surrounding the splendid Plaza Mayor. View the impressive Palace of the Archbishop with its fine carved balcony, the opulent Government Palace, the official residence of the President, and the 16th-century Cathedral of Lima whose first stone was laid by Pizarro. Continue to the 17th century Monasterio de San Francisco complex with its magnificent tiles, ornately carved ceilings, exceptional paintings and world-renowned library. Spend the remainder of the day at leisure or join the optional not-to-be-missed tour to the Larco Herrera Museum, considered the best museum in Lima, housed in a restored 18th-century mansion. Here, admire the world's largest collection of pre-Columbian masterpieces and a stunning exhibition of gold and priceless jewels. This afternoon, join your guide for a briefing about the wonderful tour that awaits you. Tonight, perhaps attend the optional Peruvian dinner featuring delicious local specialties along with a delightful musical performance or try one of Lima's world-class restaurants known for its fusion cuisine
Optional: Half Day Larco Herrera Museum (PM)
Optional: Dinner & Show in Lima
Overnight: Lima
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Thursday - Fly to Cuzco
This morning, transfer to the airport for your flight to Cuzco, the ancient capital of the Inca Empire and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Cuzco is declared the Historical Capital by the Constitution of Peru and hosts nearly 1 million visitors every year. The balance of the day is at leisure to explore on your own or participate in the optional Highlights of Cuzco tour that visits the Colonial Cathedral, Temple of the Sun, and the impressive fortress of Sacsayhuaman
Optional: Half Day Highlights of Cuzco (PM)
Overnight: Cuzco ▲
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Friday - Discover Machu Picchu
Early this morning, time permitting, meet children at a local school before transferring to the Sacred Valley's Ollanta Station. Board the Inca Rail Executive Train for the ancient citadel of Machu Picchu, a UNESCO World Heritage Site arriving in the early afternoon. Also known as "The Lost City of the Incas", Machu Picchu was built circa 1450 and abandoned only 100 years later. The purpose of this splendid city is still a mystery to modern historians. Enjoy exploring the ancient citadel and marveling at the imposing Temple of the Sun, the House of the Priest, the Sacred Plaza and the intricately carved rock likely used as a sundial by the ancient Incas. The images of this significant archaeological site will be a long-lasting memory. This evening, savor a Peruvian dinner at your hotel
*Approximate time spent at the ruins of Machu Picchu is 3-4 hours
Overnight: Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 9, Saturday - Return to Cuzco
This morning, enjoy time at leisure before departing Aguas Calientes for your return to Cuzco. Upon arrival in Cuzco, transfer to the hotel. Remainder of the evening is at leisure
Overnight: Cuzco
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 10, Sunday - Fly to Lima, Farewell Dinner
This morning transfer to the airport for your flight back to Lima. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. Enjoy one last evening with the group and say goodbye to your Tour Manager and fellow travelers at the Farewell Dinner
Overnight: Lima
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 11, Monday - Depart Peru
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

▲ Due to the high elevation, travel in the Ecuadorian Andes and the Peruvian highlands may cause some passengers to experience the temporary effects of altitude sickness. If you have any concerns about traveling to higher than your accustomed elevation, please consult your healthcare provider.

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Notes :
  • This package is based on pre-confirmed flights via Avianca and may only be purchased with these flights.
  • Passport numbers for all passengers must be submitted before documents can be issued.
  • Please note that there will be scheduled maintenance at the site Machu Picchu and Wayna Picchu Mountains between the dates April 1-30, 2016.
  • This work on the Mountain of Huayna Picchu from April 1-15, 2016 and Machu Picchu from April 16-30, 2016 will not prevent visits to the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu or its main sectors, including Intihuatana, the Temple of The Sun, the Royal Residence and the Sacred Plaza.
  • The areas which will be affected are in the remote steps and rungs, particularly difficult to access and not frequented by our passengersMay 4 departure will be accommodated at the Hilton Garden Inn Lecce in Lecce and Grand Hotel Royal in Sorrento.
  • Triple Rooms at Costa del Sol Wyndham Salaverry hotel will be accommodated in a Single Room & Twin Room.
  • Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates.
  • All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary.
Not Included
Optional tours and gratuities

All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability at the time of booking. The from price reflects the lowest available price at time of publication, which is valid for a specific start date or dates and also based on availability at the time of booking.

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