Amazon Riverboat Adventure & Machu Picchu Explorer aboard the Amatista

Resort: Amazon Riverboat Adventure & Machu Picchu Explorer aboard the Amatista
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: Peru
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Over View

If youre looking for the perfect combination of land and river, this adventure is for you. Once youre on board our comfortable Amazon riverboat, youll experience a unique once-in-a-lifetime cruise including exotic wildlife, local culture and more! But it doesnt stop there after the jungle, Machu Picchu awaits. The lost city of the Incas will provide majestic ruins and striking views of the Peruvian mountain. Choose to take part in an optional 1-day hike up the Inca Trail, or if you prefer something a little more relaxing, theres always the chance to enjoy the train.

Itineraries

Day 1
Lima

Arrive at any time (arrival transfer included).

Day 2
LimaRo Maraon

Fly to Iquitos. Take a city orientation tour and visit a manatee rescue centre. Transfer to the boat and cast off onto the Amazon River.

Day 3
Ro MaraonRo Ucayali

Begin to explore with a boat excursion on the Amazon River and some of its tributaries to see the wonders of the rainforest. After lunch, enjoy a presentation on the Amazon River then walk along the shores of the Ucayali River.

Day 4
Ro UcayaliPacaya-Samiria National Reserve

Take a morning skiff excursion into the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve for more wildlife viewing. In the afternoon, visit a village to meet a local shaman and discover the mystical world of spiritual healing.

Day 5
Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve

Today get off the boat and meet a local family, enjoy a home cooked meal and experience the Indigenous culture. At night take a boat to go search for wildlife that comes active after dark.

Day 6
Pacaya Samiria National Reserve

Take a trip to explore Choroyacu, go piranha fishing, and explore the mangroves in a dugout canoe. Opt to go swimming in the Amazon. In the evening, go on another night wildlife excursion.

Day 7
Pacaya Samiria National ReserveIquitos

Return to Iquitos with en-route stops at the Sapisapi River and the port town of Nauta.

Day 8
IquitosLima

Disembark at Iquitos. Transfer to the airport for the flight back to Lima. Free afternoon to explore the capital of Peru.

Day 9
Lima

Enjoy a free day in the Peruvian capital also known as the ‘City of Kings’. Take an optional city tour, visit one of the many museums, or enjoy the fresh seafood in one of the cities many restaurants.

Day 10
LimaUrubamba

Board an early flight to Cusco then on to the Sacred Valley to visit the Ccaccaccollo community and Planeterra-sponsored Women’s Weaving Co-op, explore the Pisac ruins and visit the G Adventures-supported Sacred Valley Community Restaurant in Huchuy Qosco.

Day 11
Urubamba

Visit the pre-Incan salt pans of Las Salineras and tour the Ollantaytambo and Moray ruins. Enjoy a traditional Pachamanca-style meal of local specialities.

Day 12
UrubambaAguas Calientes

Catch an early transfer to Ollantaytambo station and board the scenic train to Aguas Calientes with option to visit the market.

Day 13
Aguas CalientesCusco

Enjoy a guided tour of the Machu Picchu ruins. Free time to explore on your own or take an optional visit to the Inca Bridge before returning to Cusco by train.

Day 14
Cusco

Explore Cusco’s historic streets, museums and local markets. Active options include whitewater rafting, horseback riding and mountain biking.

Day 15
CuscoLima

Fly back to Lima and spend an afternoon in Peru’s bustling capital.

Day 16
Lima

Depart at any time.

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