Conquistadores, Incas and Islands

Resort: Conquistadores, Incas and Islands
Operator: Cox and Kings
Destination: Galapagos Islands
Price From: £4495.00

Overview

This journey combines the ancient Inca sites of Peru with a cruise through the natural splendours of the Galapagos islands, bringing you into close contact with the islands unique biodiversity.

Itinerary

Day 1: Fly to Cuzco via Bogot

Overnight flight from London (regional
connections available) to Cuzco via Bogot with
Avianca. (N)

Day 2: Sacred Valley

Late morning arrival in Cuzco, set in the Andes
mountains. Transfer to the Sacred Valley of
the Incas for a 2-night stay at the Casa Andina
Premium. (N)

Day 3: Sacred Valley

Half-day tour of the town of Pisac and its
indigenous market followed by a visit to the
Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo. Afternoon at
leisure. (B)

Day 4: Machu Picchu

Transfer to Ollanta station and board the
Vistadome train to Machu Picchu. Take a guided tour of the striking ruins. Overnight stay
at El Mapi Hotel. (B, L, D)

Day 5: Cuzco

Morning at leisure or further explore Machu
Picchu (purchase ticket at time of booking).
Afternoon train journey to Cuzco and transfer
to the Casa Andina Premium Cuzco for 2
nights. (B)

Day 6: Cuzco

Half-day tour of the old capital of the Inca
empire including the cathedral, San Blas
district and the Koricancha Temple of the
Sun. Afternoon at leisure or optional visit to
Sacsayhuaman. (B)

Day 7: Fly to Lima

Fly to Lima on the coast and stay for 2 nights at
the Casa Andina Premium Miraflores. (B)

Day 8: Lima

Half-day tour of colonial and modern Lima,
including Casa Aliaga, an exquisitely decorated
colonial mansion, and the San Francisco
monastery. (B)

Day 9: Fly to Quito, Ecuador

Fly to Quito, Ecuador’s capital city. Transfer to
the Hilton Colon for 2 nights. (B)

Day 10: Quito

Morning tour of Quitos historic centre
including the impressive San Francisco church
and the Middle of the World equatorial line
monument. (B)

Day 11: Fly to the Galapagos

Fly to the Galapagos islands and board the
Isabela II for a 4-night cruise around these
fascinating islands (Classic cabin). (B, L, D)

Days 12-14: The Galapagos

Take shared excursions with a naturalist
guide to different islands to see the variety of
landscapes and wildlife. Enjoy close encounters
with some of the rarest animals and birds,
including land iguanas, giant tortoises,
frigatebirds, Darwins finches, boobies and
Galapagos penguins. (B, L, D)

Days 15-16: Fly to London via Guayaquil & Bogot

Disembark the cruise and fly to Guayaquil to
connect with an overnight flight to London
via Bogot with Avianca, arriving the next day.
(B) (N)

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