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Peru Highlights Vacation: Amazon Cruise, Cusco & Machu Picchu Tour

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Countries Visited

Peru

Places Visited

Lima, Machu Picchu, Amazon Basin, Cusco

Suggested Duration

10 Days

From the Andes to the Amazon, you will enjoy limitless majesty during your 10-day Peru tour. Gaze at the wonders of Machu Picchu to find preserved Incan ruins. Cruise down the legendary Amazon River in search of gliding spider monkeys. Embrace the grandeur of Spanish churches in Cusco and indulge in a panorama of the Sacred Valley’s lush hills. Peru will capture your heart as you explore, experience, and discover.

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Trip Highlights

  • Enjoy a wildlife safari through the Amazon
  • Discover the magnificence of Machu Picchu
  • Visit stunning native Amazonian tribes
  • Cruise along the unique Amazon basin in complete luxury
  • Wander through the beautiful colonial city of Iquitos
  • Traverse the Andes and experience the vibrant colors and continued traditions of the culture
  • Experience the hustle and bustle of Pisac Market
  • Explore the incredible city of Cuzco

Detailed Description

Lose yourself in the beauty and magic on this 10-day tour meant for luxury cruisers, rainforest explorers, river drifters, mountain passers, old souls, new souls and anyone ready to fall in love with Peru. From the Andes to the Amazon you will witness the sensational life that breathes into the soul and creates the diversity of the country. The colorfully clad people, the vibrantly hued birds, the expansive mountains and sprawling trees, this trip will take you through lingering colonial decadence and swollen ruins, where history and modernity come together to show you greatness.

Arrive in Lima, the City of Kings, and feel your heart race with anticipation. The magnitude of the city creates a beautiful diversity where every day brings with it new discoveries. Continue to Cuzco, the city among hills, the once opulent Inca capital that retains its grandeur. Outside of the city you will visit the traditional market of Pisac village along with the grand hovering ruins of Ollantaytambo, where the Inca stayed an attack by the Spanish over 400 years ago. Journey through the Sacred Valley and stand on a mountaintop within the Lost City of Machu Picchu, the stone city climbing up the mountainside like a pyramid.

Continue your exploration within the city of Iquitos, a once commerce capital during the rubber boom that contains its historic decadence. Board the luxurious motored vessel, your comfortable and plush cruise ship that will take you along the Amazon basin. Visit local villages with a new understanding of quality harvest and farming. Learn to fish with the locals. Journey through the canopy and witness the energetic wildlife of the rainforest before you return to Iquitos and make your way home. Your time in Peru will have you cruising through mountains and rainforest, seeing colorful culture and plumage, traversing the Andes and the Amazon.

Related Information: Zicasso offers many Peru vacations. Take a look at the Machu Picchu tour reviews for additional ideas and to read about traveler experiences.

Starting Price

$2,195 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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