Peru Escape 8 days
Live a unique lifetime experience exploring the top two tourist attractions in Peru: the ancient Royal city of Machu Picchu and Tambopata Reserve, one of the world’s richest biologically diverse ecosystems, located in the Peruvian Amazon basin!
You will enjoy your private tour of Machu Picchu, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World and the most beautiful archaeological site of the Americas. During your jungle experience you will stay at the comfortable and exclusive Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica Lodge, you will enjoy the endangered giant river otters while sailing across Lake Sandoval!
Your travel experience will be enhanced by private tours of the Incas’ Sacred Valley and the colonial city of Cusco. Your English-speaking Guides will do their best to ensure all aspects of your trip run smoothly and safely without any hitch.
Please note this itinerary will be adapted to your exact dates and requirements.
• Stunning views of the Sacred Valley
• Machu Picchu private tour
• Sailing across Lake Sandoval
• Canopy Walkway experience
• Cusco and Lima private tours.
• Tour Code: ECSMD-02
• Duration: 8 days
• Tour dates: daily departures
• Activity level: moderately easy
• Max altitude: 3,400 meters (11,155 feet)
• Season: Jan to Dec
• Customizable: Yes
• Price: US$3,290
Day 1: Lima
Upon arrival at Lima airport, you will be welcomed by our representative and escorted to your hotel located at Lima airport. Overnight in Lima at Costa del Sol Ramada Lima Airport – Standard Room. *Lima city is located at an altitude of 80 meters (262 ft) above sea level.
Day 2: Flight Lima - Cusco/Cusco - Sacred Valley
Morning pick-up from your hotel and assistance to board your flight to Cusco - Cusco city is located at an altitude of 3,400 meters (11,155 ft) above sea level.
Upon arrival at Cusco airport, you will be welcomed by our representative and driven to your hotel located in the Sacred Valley.
Free afternoon to rest and acclimatize to the altitude.
Optional activities: Andean Massage at the Spa or a Horseback riding in the Urubamba Valley.
Dinner at Hawa Restaurant.
Overnight in the Sacred Valley at Tambo del Inka Luxury Collection Resort & Spa – Deluxe Room. (Breakfast and Dinner included) *The Sacred Valley is located at an altitude of 2870 meters (9,416 ft) above sea level.
Day 3: Vista dome train journey Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu
After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel and driven to the train station to board the Vista dome train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu Pueblo.
Upon arrival at Machu Picchu train station, you will be welcomed by your guide and have a 25-minute bus journey to the Royal city of Machu Picchu.
Machu Picchu private tour
12:30 p.m. Lunch at Tinkuy Restaurant located at the Sanctuary Lodge.
Vista dome train journey Machu Picchu - Sacred ValleyIn the afternoon, you will board the bus to the train station and board your train to the Sacred Valley. Journey on board the Vista dome from Machu Picchu to Ollantaytambo.
Upon arrival at Ollantaytambo train station, you will be driven to your hotel.
Overnight in the Sacred Valley at Tambo del Inka Luxury Collection Resort & Spa – Deluxe Room.
(Breakfast and Lunch included)
*Machu Picchu is located at an altitude of 2400 meters (7,874 ft) above sea level.
Day 4: Sacred Valley private tour - Cusco
After breakfast, your private driver and guide will pick you up from your hotel to start your private tour of the Sacred Valley. Tour highlights: Ollantaytambo Inca’s fortress, Pisac Market, Pisac Ruins and Urubamba village 12:30 p.m. Buffet Lunch in the Valley. In the afternoon, you will visit Chincheros Market and driven to your hotel in Cusco. Overnight in Cusco at JW Marriott Cusco Hotel – Colonial Courtyard Room. (Breakfast and Lunch included) *Cusco is located at an altitude of 3400 meters (11,155 ft) above sea level. *Cusco is located at an altitude of 3400 meters (11,155 ft) above sea level.
Day 5: Cusco private tour
Free morning to explore Cusco city at your leisure.
In the afternoon, your private driver and guide will pick you up from your hotel to show you the beautiful Inca city of Cusco, a UNESCO World Heritage Site; you will visit not only the most beautiful pre-Columbian buildings but also the wonderful Inca Ruins located on the outskirts of Cusco city.
Tour highlights: Koricancha temple, Cusco Cathedral, Sacsayhuaman, Q'enko, Tambomachay, Puca Pucara.
Overnight in Cusco at JW Marriott Cusco Hotel – Colonial Courtyard Room.
Day 6: Flight Cusco – Puerto Maldonado - Reserva Amazonica.
In the morning, you will be picked up from your hotel and driven to Cusco airport to board your flight to Puerto Maldonado - Puerto Maldonado city is located at an altitude of 200 meters (655 ft) above sea level.
Upon arrival at Puerto Maldonado airport, you will be welcomed by our representative and transferred to Inkaterra Butterfly house to register and enjoy a refreshing fruit drink. (You may leave additional suitcases or backpacks in the secure storage area until your return to the airport).
After your check-in, you will be transferred to the boarding wharf for a 45-minute boat journey to Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica lodge.
Upon arrival at the lodge you will have a short briefing, settle into your beautiful cabaña and enjoy your lunch in the dining room.
After having a siesta, your Inkaterra Interpreter will provide all the information of the 14 different excursions available at the Inkaterra lodge. On your first day, we recommend a guided walk along the Trail system, into the Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica natural area, where you will discover the Amazon Basin. This trail offers an excellent introduction to the forest environment, winding past impressive trees such as the Shihuahuaco, and the strangely beautiful strangler fig, offering excellent opportunities for bird watching and observing exotic insects.
After the Trail System walk, you can take the Twilight River excursion, a guided afternoon boat ride on the Madre de Dios river and witness the transformation from a diurnal to a nocturnal world: animals and birds of the daytime give way to species specially adapted to the night. You will enjoy this paradise and learn about their habits, while searching for nightjars, owls, capybaras and big caimans.
After dinner, you may retire early to your own cabaña, or join us to talk about the experience of life in the rainforest, as you listen to the intriguing sounds of the jungle at night.
Overnight in Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica – Amazonica Suite .
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)
Day 7: Reserva Amazonica - Lake Sandoval - Inkaterra Canopy Walkway.
This morning you may visit the Lake Sandoval into the Tambopata National Reserve. Glide in a wooden canoe, across a beautiful, mirror-like oxbow lake that is home to the endangered giant river otter, as well as red howler monkeys, red-bellied macaws, anacondas, side-neck turtles and black caimans. Return to the Inkaterra lodge for lunch.
After lunch, consider visit the remarkable Inkaterra Canopy Walkway and Anaconda Walk. Ascending the first tower, 29 meters above the forest ground, you begin your encounter with the treetop realm. For more than a quarter of a mile, you will literally walk through the rainforest canopy on a suspension bridge network linking eight observation platforms.
During this hour-and-a-half expedition, be on the lookout for bright toucans, woodpeckers, trogons, monkeys and the three-toed sloth. If you wish you may extend your excursion and appreciate the sunset from one of the towers.
After your descent from the Canopy, experience the Anaconda Walk for about 30 minutes along the 200-meter wooden bridge over the Aguajales swamps. In this lush eco system, you may observe the various species of amphibians, birds, mammals, abundant flora, trees and there is a possibility to see serpents of this flooded marshland.
The walk finishes by returning to the lodge. Once at the lodge, enjoy the daily nature presentation in the Eco Center.
Overnight in Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica – Amazonica Suite.
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)
Day 8: Reserva Amazonica - Puerto Maldonado - Lima. Lima private tour/Flight back home
After breakfast, you will have a 45-minute boat trip across Madre de Dios River to Puerto Maldonado city, where you may visit Inkaterra Butterfly House. After collecting your suitcases or backpacks, you will be driven to Puerto Maldonado airport to board your flight to Lima.
Upon arrival at Lima airport, you will be met by our representative and driven to the upscale neighborhood of Miraflores, from where you will start your private guided tour of Lima city.
Lima private tour/Flight back home
This afternoon, your private driver and guide will show Lima city, known for centuries as The City of the Kings and in the more recent years as the Gastronomic Capital of the Americas.
Tour highlights: San Francisco Convent and its Catacombs, Plaza de Armas, Plaza San Martin, Palace of Government, Park of love, Olive Park, San Isidro district, Huaca Pucllana.
PM. You will be driven to Lima airport to board your flight back home.
US$3,290 per person in double occupancy.
Single supplement: US$1,400.
• English speaking tour guides.
• Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week travel assistance during your entire trip in Peru.
• Seven nights of accommodation at selected Hotels with breakfasts.
• Plane tickets Lima Cusco/Cusco Puerto Maldonado/Puerto Maldonado Lima.
• Excursion to Machu Picchu (Guide, entrance fee, vista dome train tickets, bus tickets, lunch and dinner).
• Private guided tour of the Incas’ sacred Valley (Guide, entrance fee, transport and buffet lunch in the valley).
• Private half day guided tour of Cusco and the four nearby Inca ruins (Guide, entrance fee and transport).
• Three-day Amazon trip (Guide, entrance fee, transport, excursions and all meals).
• Private half day guided tour of Lima city (Guide, entrance fee, and transport).
• All airport/train station-Hotel private transfers in Lima, Cusco and Puerto Maldonado.
• Confirmation of Domestic and International flights.
• International airfare
• Airport taxes
• Meals not noted on itinerary
• Alcoholic beverages
• Personal expenses
• Personal insurance
• Excess baggage charges
Costa del Sol Lima airport
Tambo del Inka Luxury Collection Resort & Spa
JW Marriott Cusco
Puerto Maldonado - Tambopata
Inkaterra - Reserva Amazonica
In order to book this tour, please choose your dates and we will adapt it to your exact requirements, or let us customize your personal tour. For further information about the booking process click on How to book