Peru and Galapagos
From the Peruvian lands of the ancient Inca Empire to the Ecuadorian islands those once housed pirates; this extensive tour will take you over two mystical regions and all the beautiful landscapes found along the way for a once in a lifetime voyage.
Immerse yourself in the culture and history of the cities of Peru.
Travel through the Sacred Valley and witness the majestic landscape from vantage points.
Walk around the ruins of the wondrous Machu Picchu, a testament to the glory of the Inca Empire.
Traverse the waters of the Galapagos Islands and view volcanic rock formations and hidden coves.
View a number of marine animals on the various islands scattered throughout the Galapagos.
Falklands 1620 Santiago 2145
1 night, double room with breakfast at Holiday Inn, Santiago Airport
This hotel is right opposite the terminal so no transfers are required.
Santiago 0415 Lima 0715
Lima 0846 Quito 1110
Quito 1310 Galapagos 1425
5 D/4N FINCH BAY COMPLETE PROGRAMME (in Double Finch Bay Room)
Ground transfers in/out in Galapagos (shared service)
Arrival day visit with lunch
Full day island yacht explorations (North Seymour; islands will be confirmed upon booking aboard the hotel's own yacht, the Sea Lion or similar craft)
Full day land exploration with lunch (Tortuga Bay)
Full day island yacht explorations (Santa Fé; islands will be confirmed upon booking aboard the hotel's own yacht, the Sea Lion or similar craft)
Shared transfer out form Finch Bay Hotel to Baltra´s airport
Galapagos 1240 Quito 1710
Private transfer from Quito Airport to your hotel
2 nights, double deluxe room at Hotel Hilton Colon Quito
Half day private city tour of Quito including visit to Centre of the World (the point where you can stand on the Equator)
Private transfer from your hotel to Quito Airport
Quito 0415 Lima 0630
4D/3N JUNGLE PROGRAMME (with full board in double superior room at Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica
Arrive to Puerto Maldonado and transfer to Tambopata river dock. A 30-minute ride to Infierno, followed by a 45-minute boat trip to Posadas Amazonas. Walk to the 35 m scaffolding to get a spectacular view of the forest and river. Opportunity to observe parrots, toucans and macaws. Briefing on the Infierno Community’s Ecotourism Project.
Day 9 & 10
A feast of wildlife watching including visits to Tres Chimbadas oxbow lake; canoe rides looking for giant otters, turtles and lakeside wildlife; a visit to a clay lick where Blue-Headed and Orange-Cheeked parrots and Cobalt- Winged parakeets congregate; optional night walks to look for amphibians and insects.
Boat trip to Puerto Maldonado and transfer to the airport
Puerto Maldonado 1335 Cusco 1430
Private transfer from Cusco Airport to hotel
3 nights, double contemporary room with breakfast at Novotel Cusco
Morning city tour including the “Plaza de Armas”, Cathedral, Santo Domingo Church (Koricancha), and the surrounding ruins of Puka Puka, Kenko, Tampi Machay, and the renowned fortress and religious site of Sacsayhuaman.
Afternoon at leisure.
Private transfer from hotel to Poroy train station; train tickets on the Vistadome train from Poroy to the village of Machu Picchu; shared guided tour of the ancient citadel of Machu Picchu including lunch. Afternoon Vistadome train back to Poroy Station and transfer to your hotel.
Private transfer from your hotel to Cusco Airport
Cusco 0710 Arequipa 0810
Private transfer from Arequipa Airport to hotel
1 night, double superior room with breakfast at Hotel Casa Andina Select Arequipa
Afternoon city tour of the “White City”, including the “plaza de Armans (main square), the Cathedral, La Compañia Church and the famous
Monastery of Santa Catalina, and city’s picturesque surroundings.
Morning tour of the outskirts of Arequipa, passing through Socabaya and the famous Yumina terraces. Visit the colonial-style Molino de Sabandina, whose big millstones were moved by hydraulic power. This tour also includes the Mansion del Fundador.
Afternoon at leisure to enjoy the city.
Private transfer from hotel to Arequipa Airport
Arequipa 1440 Lima 1620
Lima 1920 Madrid 1355 *
Madrid 1555 London 1710
*If returning to the Falklands, we can include a break in Chile, before your weekly Saturday flight*