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Adventures in Peru


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This is for you if...

You are passionate about nature, culture, or wildlife.

This experience can be tailored to have opportunities for everyone with activities ranging from scenic river boat rides, the culinary delights of Lima, learning from local artisans, and hiking and leisurely walks. Experience luxury like never before with a high-end train journey to Machu Picchu, marveling at the breathtaking landscapes along the way.

Nature enthusiasts will be captivated by the small and luxurious Galapagos yacht experience, exploring Santa Cruz, Genovesa, and Santiago Island in unparalleled style.

Arrival and Discover Lima

day 01

Your Peruvian adventure begins with private transportation to your hotel in Lima.

You will then enjoy the most spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean as you visit the famous Love Park in Miraflores.

Next, you will take a visit to the city center.

As Lima is known as the  Gastronomic Capital of Latin America, your day would not be complete without a taste of the local cuisine.  You will indulge in different meals and Peruvian drinks in Barranco, the neighborhood bohemian from Lima, as well as learn to prepare the famous ceviche and pisco sour, taste the lomo saltado and participate in a fruit and chocolate tasting.

Meals: Breakfast and dinner with drinks and cocktails

Accommodation: Hotel B

Be awestruck by Cusco:
A gem of a city

After breakfast, your private transportation will escort you to Lima’s airport for your flight to Cusco, where you will be welcomed by our friendly local representative who will accompany you to your hotel. 

After checking in at the hotel, you’ll meet a local expert guide who will take you on a personalized visit to the imperial city of Cusco to revel in abundant ancient Inca culture. In the surroundings of Cusco, you’ll get to explore the best archeological remains from the Incan times.

We also suggest that you spend time seeing the great Colonial Art sites such as The Cathedral, which is famous for its gold and silver baroque style, and  Qoricancha, the Temple of the Sun.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Palacio Nazarenas, A Belmond Hotel

Explore Inca's Sacred Valley

You will travel across rivers, beautiful Quebradas, and a colorful landscape of the beautiful Inca culture to discover archaeological monuments and indigenous towns on your journey to visit Inca´s Sacred Valley: Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Chincheros, Maras, and Moray.

This experience will have you feeling transported in time as you visit the Ollantaytambo and Pisac Ruin.

Highlights today include seeing the salt mines of Maras, which is one of the largest salt extraction centers of prehispanic origin in the region of Cusco and of the current territory of Perua. In addition, you will  witness mysterious archeological site that was an experimental farm by the Incas over 500 years ago, as well as a particular place that was once the Inca center of religious ceremonies  and included enormous palaces, estates, and a temple.

Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Accommodation: Palacio Nazarenas, A Belmond Hotel

Conquer Machu Picchu

Today's venture will be one you will never forget! You will head to Machu Picchu, traveling by train towards the station of Aguas Calientes. After a 4-hour journey and a short bus ride, you'll arrive at the entrance of the fabulous Machu Picchu citadel. 

You will explore the Ruins of Machu Picchu with your expert local guide, who will teach you all about the Inca empire and how the Ruins is a testament to the power and ingenuity of the Inca empire. 

You can enjoy the ruins at your own pace as you will spend the night in Aguas Calientes and will be able to do some extra exploration the following day.

Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Accommodation: Belmond Sanctuary Lodge

At your leisure: Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu Ruins or Huayna Picchu 

Before returning to Cusco, you will have some free time to rest or walk around Aguas Calientes. 

If you want to revisit Machu Picchu Ruins, it is possible to do it during this free morning. You will need another admission ticket, so we will need to know in advance. Likewise, you can use this free morning to climb Huayna Picchu. Limited places are available, so book in advance!

During the afternoon, you’ll travel back to Cusco for your last night in the city. 

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Palacio Nazarenas, A Belmond Hotel

Cusco to Quito:
The Adventures Continue

Today your transportation will take you to the airport at the scheduled departure for your flight to Ecuador.

Upon arrival, a private transfer will take you to your lovely accommodation in Quito.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Casa Gangotena

Set sail for adventure:
Galapagos yacht experience

Day 7 begins with a morning flight to Galapagos, followed by a transfer to your yacht.

Upon arrival, you'll be greeted by the guide and crew who will show you to your accommodations. After settling in, a safety briefing will be conducted by the guide and cruise manager, covering emergency protocols, different areas of the vessel, and the itinerary.

In the afternoon, you will visit the Fausto Llerena Breeding Center at Santa Cruz. At the Charles Darwin Research Station, you will observe giant tortoises in captivity as well as subspecies of turtles ranging from the new hatchlings at 3 inches to ones that are 4 feet long!

Wildlife exploration at
El Barranco and Darwin Bay

Today's adventures offer a variety of activities including hiking, snorkeling, kayaking, and a dinghy ride.

You will begin at El Barranco, with its steep, rocky paths leading to a breathtaking cliff face and view. Encounter fascinating wildlife such as red-footed boobies, short-eared lava owls, and Galapagos doves and swallows amidst the palo santo vegetation owls.

Later, you'll explore Darwin Bay, a pristine white sand beach surrounded by mangroves. Keep an eye out for Nazca boobies, red-footed boobies, and swallow-tailed gulls along the half-mile trail. Watch playful sea lions in the tidal pools and marvel at the majestic cliff view at journey's end.

Pristine shores and historical wonders

In the morning, explore Espumilla Beach, known for its abundance of marine iguanas and Sally Lightfoot crabs. Dive into the crystal-clear waters for exceptional snorkeling among octopi, moray eels, and sharks.

At Buccaneer Cove, stroll along the beach or marvel at the cliffs where seabirds gather. Discover the historical significance of this site, once a refuge for British buccaneers who anchored in the protected bay for repairs and supplies.

In the afternoon, the adventure continues at Egas Port. Dive into more snorkeling adventures or embark on a scenic hike along the trail, passing tide pools teeming with wildlife like the Galapagos fur sea lions who will be basking in the sun.

From Bachas Beach to Quito

Today's journey takes you to the pristine shores of Bachas Beach. Nestled on the north shore of Santa Cruz, Bachas Beach offers a serene setting for swimming and exploration.

Here, you'll encounter remnants of the U.S. World War II presence in the Galapagos, including a floating pier. As you stroll along the shore, keep your eyes peeled for the diverse array of wildlife that calls this beach home.

After your exploration, your transfer will be ready to whisk you away to Baltra Airport for your flight to Quito.

10 days


  • All breakfasts and transfers as indicated in the itinerary
  • Personalized itinerary and planning of your trip
  • Our dedicated 24-hour concierge service

  • International or domestic flights. Can be included on request.
  • Required airfare: Buenos Aires-El Calafate // El Calafate - Iguazu // Iguazu Buenos aires 

U$D 10,190

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