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Luxury

Amazon Cruise and Galapagos Extension

Cusco to Guayaquil
11 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: ISDG11
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Your Vacation Includes

  • All flights within South America
  • Three nights aboard the Delfin II
  • A variety of included activities in the Amazon and Galapagos
  • Stay four nights on Galápagos Islands at Finch Bay Hotel
  • Luxury dining - a total of 24 meals

Map & Itinerary

South America ISDG11 2021
Cusco to Guayaquil

Designed Exclusively for APT guests

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

Your escorted tour culminates today, before you continue on the next leg of your adventure. Board an early flight via Lima to Iquitos, a city located on the banks of the Peruvian Amazon where you’ll transfer to your river ship. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to go fishing for piranhas as you explore the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve, in the north of Peru. Each day activities will start off in skiff boats with a naturalist guide exploring the hidden corners of the river, birdwatching or taking you on trail walks. This evening, listen to the rhythmic sounds of the jungle as you settle in.

Stay: Three Nights, aboard Delfin II

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  • Dinner
River ship cruising along the Amazon River, Peru

Today, spend the morning and afternoon exploring by boat. You’ll discover the scenery of Clavero Lake from on board an aluminium skiff. There’s also an opportunity to head deep into the rainforest and discover the astounding diversity of flora and fauna native to this region.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Watch for wildlife in the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve, home to hundreds of bird, mammal, reptile, amphibian and fish species. After, cruise along El Dorado River and see grey and pink river dolphins. As you cruise, watch for scarlet macaws, Amazonian parrotlets, iguanas and squirrel monkeys.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Your cruise ends with a transfer to Iquitos. On the way, stop off for a visit to the Rescue and Rehabilitation Center of River Mammals before boarding your flight to Lima.

Stay: Country Club Lima Hotel

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  • Breakfast

After breakfast, we’ll transfer you to the airport for an early flight to Guayaquil. On arrival we’ll meet and transfer you to your hotel.

Stay: Hilton Colon, Guayaquil

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  • Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Stay four nights in the unique setting of the Galapagos Islands at Finch Bay Hotel the only beachfront hotel in Puerto Ayora. It’s a great starting point for nearby snorkelling, the giant tortoise reserve, the main shopping strip and many wildlife tours.


This morning, fly to Baltra Island, in the heart of the Galapagos Islands National Park. Some 1,000 kilometres from South America, the Galapagos Islands are often referred to as a living museum that acts as a showcase of evolution. Take a short ferry ride across the channel to Santa Cruz Island before checking into Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel – your home for the next four nights. During your time here, you will explore the Galapagos Islands National Park aboard your hotel’s private yacht. Take advantage of the included kayaks and snorkelling equipment to explore the many hidden coves and beaches nearby. You’ll also enjoy getting up close to the region’s unique wildlife and stunning landscapes.

Stay: Four Nights, Santa Cruz Island, Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Rugged coastline of the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

Enjoy a full day exploring the Galapagos Islands aboard a private yacht with only 20 guests, complete with a delicious buffet lunch. Your yacht offers day trips to different sites within the National Park including wildlife-rich North Seymour, iconic Bartolome, rugged South Plaza, and beautiful Santa Fe. Tonight relax at Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel after dinner.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Today explore the Galapagos highlands to see plant life exude from basalt rock as well as the giant tortoises wallowing on muddy banks or in small ponds. On your return to Puerto Ayora, visit one of the island’s lava tunnels. Perhaps visit Tortuga Bay, a stunning white-sand beach where turtles seasonally lay their eggs, or kayak along the shoreline encountering the playful seals that frequent these waters.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Tortoise with huge shell

Enjoy another day exploring the unique Galapagos Islands by yacht. Get up close to the incredible creatures that call this region home, such as blue-footed boobies, iguanas, whales, sea turtles, penguins and crabs, to name just a few. Each island boasts its own unique landscape, ranging from barren black, volcanic rocks to white-sand beaches melting into gemstone-blue waters.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Make your way to Baltra Island airport this morning for your return flight to Guayaquil.

Stay: Hilton Colon Guayaquil

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

After breakfast this morning, transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

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  • Breakfast

It has been a privilege to welcome so many guests aboard APT’s award-winning journeys, and a joy to see those guests fall in love with each new experience the world presents.