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Luxury

Peru & Galápagos Discovery with Amazon Cruise

Lima Return
18 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: ISGD18
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  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Amazon Rainforest Cruise

All aboard the luxurious Delfin III as you follow parrots and piranhas along the placid waters of the Amazon.

Iguazú From Any Angle

See the colossal waterfall from a helicopter flight, or get even closer to the thunderous cascades on a boat safari.

Explore Machu Picchu

Magical and mysterious, enjoy plenty of time to witness one of the planet's most amazing archaeological sites.

Your Vacation Includes

  • All flights within South America
  • Services of an APT Tour Director
  • Sightseeing in seven locations
  • Four-night Galápagos Islands cruise on board M/C Endemic
  • Three-night Amazon cruise on board Delfin III
  • All transfers, tipping and porterage
  • Finest dining - a total of 39 meals

Map & Itinerary

South America Map ISGD18 2020

Lima Return

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

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Choose from a variety of included dining options sure to tantalise the tastebuds of every guest

Arrive in the Peruvian capital, Lima.

Stay: Two Nights, Country Club Lima Hotel

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Arrive at a private hacienda to the upbeat rhythms of live music and dance, before a delicious lunch and a Peruvian Paso horse show.


Explore the World Heritage-listed Historic Centre of Lima on a guided tour.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

During a weaving demonstration, learn how the colourful materials of South America are created.


Board a flight to Cusco. On arrival, travel to Chinchero, a small Andean village in the Sacred Valley.

Stay: Two Nights, Sacred Valley, Tambo del Inka, Luxury Collection by Starwood

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

See the glistening salt pools spill over the terraced slopes at the Maras salt mine.


Visit the Moray Inca terraces, followed by lunch overlooking the Andean mountains.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy lunch on board the Inca Rail train in first class and travel through lush forest to Machu Picchu.


Today, enjoy your Signature Experience.

Stay: Machu Picchu, Sumaq Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Board the Mapi Train for a return trip to the Sacred Valley, then transfer to Cusco.

Stay: Two Nights, Cusco, JW Marriott Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

For lunch, choose between Barrio Ceviche or a fine dining experience at MAP Café.


A walking tour of Cusco will take you to the square in the city’s historic heart, the Plaza de Armas, as well as the sacred sites of Koricancha and Cusco Cathedral.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Fly via Lima to Guayaquil, gateway city to the Galápagos Islands.

Stay: Guayaquil Hilton

Daily :
  • Breakfast
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Embark M/C Endemic, a luxury catamaran, to explore the incredible Galápagos Islands.


Fly to Baltra Island, then board the M/C Endemic, bound for Santa Cruz island, where you will see the local wildlife, including land iguanas.

Stay: Four Nights, M/C Endemic

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Today, our Zodiac takes us near Kicker Rock, which is close to San Cristóbal Island and home to many seabirds. Head to Lobos Island and take the opportunity to snorkel or kayak among the island’s playful sea lions.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Cruise to Española Island, its tranquil bay providing a beautiful backdrop. Here, you may meet the resident sea lions and marine iguanas and snorkel with colourful parrot fish. This afternoon, encounter the local birdlife, including blue-footed boobies.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

On Santa Fé island, a trail leads to the tallest Opuntia cactus in the Galápagos. In the afternoon, visit a tortoise breeding station.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

On South Plaza island, take a final opportunity to observe the local wildlife, before transferring to Baltra airport for your return flight to Guayaquil. This evening, dinner is included.

Stay: Guayaquil, Hilton

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

This morning, fly to Lima, in preparation for your Amazon cruise, with lunch included.

Stay: Lima, Country Club Lima Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Fly to Iquitos and transfer to your river ship. Explore the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve and perhaps go fishing for piranhas. Traverse the river on daily skiff rides with your naturalist guide and set out on trail walks.

Stay: Three Nights, Delfin III

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Discover Clavero Lake on board your skiff, then head deep into the rainforest and see the diversity of native flora and fauna.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Watch for wildlife in the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve, home to birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and fish. Cruise El Dorado River and look for grey and pink river dolphins, Scarlet Macaws, and squirrel monkeys.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Disembark your cruise and transfer to Iquitos. On the way, visit the Manatee Animal Rescue Centre. Then return to Lima for your onward flight home.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Outstanding Accommodation

From Tambo del Inka in the Sacred Valley to the Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel, stay in the most desirable of locations.

Galápagos Cruise

Embark the luxurious Endemic catamaran for a four-night Galápagos cruise.

Enjoy A Brazilian Barbeque

While in Rio De Janeiro try a delicious Brazilian barbeque of smoked and barbecued meats & a variety of grilled vegetables.

As a family-owned company with origins that date back to 1927, we know how to make a great holiday extraordinary