Peru and Ecuador luxury trip 12 Days

Enjoy this awesome and luxury trip around Peru with the magical Machu Picchu and Ecuador with the beautiful islands of the Galapagos.

  • Day 1: LIMA – CUSCO

    Once in Cusco, transfer to the Hotel.

    In the afternoon. City tour in Cusco: We will visit (Cathedral and of the Qorikancha Temple, Saqsayhuaman, Puka Pukara, Q’enqo and Tambomachay).

    Accommodation ah Libertador Palacio Del Inka hotel or Similar.

    Day 2: CUSCO – SACRED VALLEY – MACHU PICCHU

    In the morning we will pick you up from your hotel and we will start our Sacred Valley Tour, we will visit Pisaq ruins, Pisac Market and lunch in Urubamba, in the afternoon our last point will be Ollantaytambo, a beautiful Archaeological Place.

    Late afternoon we will take the train to Aguas Calientes around 1 hour and 45 minutes to arrive to Aguas Calientes Town.

    Accommodation at Inka Terra hotel or similar.

    Day 3: MACHU PICCHU – CUSCO

    We get up early morning and we will take the bus to Machupicchu, once there we will have a guided tour for around 2 hours and then free time to explore more by ourselves.

    Buffet lunch in Machupicchu

    Return to Cusco in the afternoon

    Train ticket Vistadome Class from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo.

    Accommodation ah Libertador Palacio Del Inka hotel or Similar.

    Day 4: CUSCO – LIMA

    We will have free morning and in the afternoon transfer to the airport

    Flight Cusco – Lima.

    Once in Lima transfer to the hotel.

    Accommodation at Miraflores Park or Similar.

    Day 5: LIMA – QUITO

    In the morning transfer from hotel to the airport.

    Flight to Quito.

    Once there, transfer to the Hotel.

    Accommodation at Plaza Grande Hotel or Similar.

    Day 6: QUITO

    After our breakfast, we will have a nice City Tour around Quito.

    Accommodation at Plaza Grande Hotel or Similar.

    Day 7: GALAPAGOS (Baltra Aiport)

    Departure from Quito or Guayaquil to Baltra (approx. 2½ hours flight). Passengers are picked up by our naturalist guides and bused to the pier to embark the M/V Galapagos Legend.

    Bartolomé:

    We discover a fascinating moonscape formed by different volcanic parasitic cones —lava bombs, cinder cones, spatter as we hike to the summit for amazing views of the surrounding islands, including the eroded tuff cone Pinnacle Rock. We will find marine iguanas also, a few lava lizards and some endemic plants such as Tiquilla shrubbery, Scalecia trees, lava cacti and more.

    Beach time is a great chance to snorkel and see (perhaps swim with) Galapagos penguins, white-tipped reef sharks, sea turtles and among a great variety of colorful fish schools.

    Day 8: URBINA BAY (Isabela)

    We will landing on a volcanic “black” beach. Depending on the period, we may find giant tortoises, land iguanas and the unusual flightless cormorant. After a short walk inland, snorkeling time is allotted, giving you yet another chance to swim with sea turtles, sea lions and countless tropical fish.

    Fernandina (Espinosa Point)

    Dry landing. The largest, most primitive-looking race of marine iguanas are found mingling with sea lions and sally light foot crabs; a wonderful opportunity to encounter flightless cormorants at their nesting sites, Galapagos penguins and the “King of predators on the Islands”, the Galapagos hawk.

    “Pa-hoe-hoe” and “AA” lava formations cover the majority of the terrain. Vegetation is thus scarce inland, but we encounter Brachycereus cacti and extensive mangrove beds lining the shores

    Day 9: SANTIAGO (Egas Port)

    Wet landing on a beach of dark volcanic sand. Visited by Darwin in 1835, the unique, truly striking layered terrain of Santiago’s shores is home to a variety of resident and migrant birds, including the bizarre yellow-crowned night heron and astounding array of marine wildlife including lobster, starfish and marine iguanas grazing on algae beds alongside sally light-foot crabs. Colonies of endemic fur seals swimming in cool water pools formed by volcanic rocks. Snorkeling here offers rarities such as octopus or squid.

    Rábida (Jervis)

    Wet landing. Dark-red sand covers these unique beaches; Rábida is considered the epicenter of the Galapagos Islands due to the diversity of its volcanic geology. Nesting brown pelicans are found from July through September and nine species of the famous Darwin’s finches can be seen. We will also take a dinghy ride along cliffs to observe nesting seabirds, and snorkel off the coast, where marine life is particularly active.

    Day 10: SANTA CRUZ (Charles Darwin Research Station)

    We will visit the Galapagos giant tortoise breeding program and have the chance to meet Lonesome George, the last surviving specimen of his species and symbol of our efforts to preserve the fragile Galapagos atmosphere. Admire a prickly-pear cactus forest and a diversity Darwin’s finches and other terrestrial birds. You will have some extra time to visit the town and shop for souvenirs.

    Santa Cruz (Highlands)

    We will take our private transport and go to Cerro Chato in the highlands of Santa Cruz, where giant tortoises are found in their natural habitat. Guests can enter and discover large lava tubes.

    Day 11:  SANTA CRUZ (Bachas Beach)

    Wet landing on the north side of Santa Cruz; find marine iguanas, sea birds and sea turtles on a paradisiacal white-sand beach; swimming and snorkeling are great fun.  Return to the M/V Galapagos Legend, our check out and transfer to Baltra Airport. Return flight to Quito via Guayaquil.

    Day 12: QUITO – LIMA

    Transfer out.

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  • INCLUDED

    • All transfers
    • City Tour Cusco + entrances ticket to Catedral, Qoricancha, ruins
    • Sacred Valley excursion + buffet lunch + entrance ticket
    • Machu Picchu guided excursion
    • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu + bus tickets to up/down to arrive to the Santuary
    • Entrance ticket to Waynapicchu (Depends of availability)
    • Buffet lunch in Machu Picchu
    • Train ticket round trip.
    • Double Accommodation in each City in 5 start hotels with breakfast included.
    • Deluxe Galapagos Cruise, all inclusive 4 nights, full board, 2 daily excursions, multilingual guidance, lectures, snorkeling, air ticket to and from Galapagos Islands.
    • 3 breakfasts, 3 nights first class hotel Quito or Guayaquil, city tour Quito or Guayaquil, 4 transfers, guidance and transportation

    Not includes:

    • Galapagos National Park & INGALA tax, tips, personal expenses and meals or anything not specified.
    • Flight tickets
    • Non-itinerary services
    • Non-itinerary meals or drinks
    • Tips or services not described in the itinerary
    • Airport taxes

  • Prices in American Dollars per person

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