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Machu Picchu and the Amazon


Archaeological & nature lovers adventure
9 days starting at $1,699/Person

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Why you'll love this tour!

See the peaks and valleys of Peru and the depths and highlights of the Amazon. Experience firsthand the natural diversity of Peru’s landscape and culture, where magnificent Inca ruins still color modern ways of life. Two experiences you shouldn’t miss are watching the sun come up from the top of Machu Picchu, and submerging yourself in the heart of the living, breathing ecosystem of the Peruvian Amazon!

Our local specialists and tour guides have designed and dialed in all the secret stops that any local would approve of.

What you can expect in every tour:

  • Choose any date, all tours have daily departures
  • Hand picked guides specialized for every excursion
  • 7 regional offices with 24/7 in country support
  • Transfers with English guide to/from all airports
  • Local specialists who live and guide the destination
  • Personal dining recommendations for food lovers
  • Incredibly comfortable authentic accommodations

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9 Day Travel Itinerary

Our tours depart any day of the year, there are no fixed departure dates. It’s really simply, we’ve designed some of the best experiences that cover your “bucket list” must see stuff in each destination. You can trust in our 20 years of experience, that everything will run just like clockwork.

Itinerary

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Days 1-3

The Sacred Valley

  • Inca past meets Peru’s present: Tour the Maras salt mines and Moray terraces.
  • Peruvian Paso horse demonstration groomed and bred at Wayra Ranch.
  • Scenic 1st Class Vistadome train ride to the foot of Machu Picchu.

Begin exploring the unfathomable scenery, history and archaeology of this mystical valley surrounded by the peaks of the Andes. The days are filled to the brim with unforgettable views and cultural strongholds, but you can take everything at a leisurely pace! In addition to Inca ruins, you’ll see locals work the looms to produce those iconic textiles, visit Peru’s liveliest artisans’ market and enjoy a couple of gourmet meals along the way.

Inca past meets Peru’s present: Tour the Maras salt mines and Moray terraces. Peruvian Paso horse demonstration groomed and bred at Wayra Ranch. Scenic 1st Class Vistadome train ride to the foot of Machu Picchu.

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2
Days 3-4

Machu Picchu

  • The big event: See the sunrise & stay overnight at Machu Picchu!
  • Full day private guided tour and gourmet lunch at the Sanctuary Lodge.
  • Exclusive entrance & aerial view from a mountain peak above Machu Picchu.

Watch the sun rise over Machu Picchu in one of the quietest hours of the day. You’ll have this profound experience almost entirely to yourself, before hiking to the peak of one of the two limited entrance mountains surrounding Machu Picchu for an unrivalled bird’s eye view of the Inca city. Your private guide will provide you with all the facts, figures and legends while making sure you avoid the crowds to get the most from this once in a lifetime experience.

The big event: See the sunrise & stay overnight at Machu Picchu! Full day private guided tour and gourmet lunch at the Sanctuary Lodge. Exclusive entrance & aerial view from a mountain peak above Machu Picchu.

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3
Days 4-6

Cusco

  • Private tour of Cusco’s highlights including aerial city views from Sacsayhuaman.
  • Explore Cusco’s authentic museums, Inca ruins, unique shops & enchanting streets.
  • Taste the best of Cusco’s local Peruvian fusion cuisine at our favored restaurants.

From the Temple of the Sun and Cathedral to the Inca Citadel of Sacsayhuaman and all the secret stops in between, Cusco is just ripe with historical stops and archaeological sites. The Inca capital is also home to a number of incredible restaurants and romantic bars that will keep you entertained all night. Many visitors like to add an extra day in Cusco to give them more time to soak up the atmosphere.

Private tour of Cusco’s highlights including aerial city views from Sacsayhuaman. Explore Cusco’s authentic museums, Inca ruins, unique shops & enchanting streets. Taste the best of Cusco’s local Peruvian fusion cuisine at our favored restaurants.

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4
Days 6-9

The Amazon

  • Stay in a beautiful eco-lodge in the heart of the Peruvian Amazon.
  • Wildlife spotting & exploring the flooded forests of the Amazon.
  • Visit indigenous communities & learn about this magnificent ecosystem.

There’s nothing quite like waking up to the sound of monkeys and exotic birds. With binoculars and cameras at the ready, you’ll explore the “Lungs of the Earth” and the entire natural wonders of the Peruvian Amazon. Traveling responsibly is extremely important and nowhere more so than in the Amazon. We make sure to only use lodges that work sustainably and sensitively with the local indigenous population and that offer low impact excursions when exploring the Amazon’s flora and fauna.

Stay in a beautiful eco-lodge in the heart of the Peruvian Amazon. Wildlife spotting & exploring the flooded forests of the Amazon. Visit indigenous communities & learn about this magnificent ecosystem.

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Sustainable & Shared Experiences

We have over 20 years experience building relationships with a short list of some of the best hotels and guides in Central & South America, from 7 regional offices in Latin America. We always aim to offer our tour packages with as little impact with the culture, by using shared transportation and/or private “like a local” excursions using public transportation. Let us know your travel dates and destination preferences, and we’ll match you with YOUR PERFECT Latin America experience. 

Sustainable & Shared Hotels & Pricing

(Price estimate for 2 people traveling together)

Option 1: Comfort
$2,479 /person
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Option 2: Superior
$2,969 /person
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Option 3: Luxury
$3,739 /person
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Concerns about traveling during COVID-19?
At Class Adventure Travel, the safety and health of our team and travelers is our top priority. Cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Central and South America have been confirmed, but are significantly fewer (aside from Brazil) than other regions and countries across the globe. Due to the recent pandemic, we have been redefined many of our travel itineraries and operational measures to help bring peace of mind while traveling with us in Latin America. The above tour packages can be organized with private transportation and a personal guide, to allow for social distancing while exploring destinations with our team. We are here for you. If you have any questions whatsoever, please do reach out so we can make sure your answers and mind are left at ease.

Any trip can be cancelled up to 2 weeks prior to arrival, if COVID-19 related.

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We can mix and match experiences, hotels and highlights to fit you budget and taste.

What our travelers are saying

David & Apryl Imboden
from the United States to Peru

Dear CAT,

Thanks so much for an incredible time in Peru. The service that you provided during our private tour was amazing. The guides were knowledgeable, the hotels were ...

Andrew & Debra Lee
from the United States to Argentina, Brazil & Peru

Hi Sarah,

We had a wonderful time and it was a great trip overall! Could not have had the experience that we did without your help – no regrets ...

Angela Willis & Son
from the United States to Brazil & Peru

Sarah,

The vacation to Brazil and Peru was great! All of the guides were good, but Luiz and Fernando were exceptional! Both of them went out of their way ...

Annalena Burbridge
from the United States to Argentina

Dear CAT Travel,

We had a most wonderful time in Argentina. Working with Marcos was a real joy.  He proved to be very helpful and knowledgeable about his product ...

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