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12 Nights - £5,072pp

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Tour Info
  • International flights
  • Domestic flights
  • Cusco & Machu Picchu
  • 5-day Galapagos luxury cruise
  • Private transfers
  • English speaking guide

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Machu Picchu & Galapagos Cruise

Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu

Sacred Valley

Sacred Valley

Meet the Locals

Meet the Locals

Cusco

Cusco

Amazing Galapagos

Amazing Galapagos

Marine Iguana in Galapagos

Marine Iguana in Galapagos

Blue Footed Boobies in Galapagos

Blue Footed Boobies in Galapagos

Sea Lion in Galapagos

Sea Lion in Galapagos

Sea Star Journey

Sea Star Journey

Sun Deck

Sun Deck

Matrimonial Cabin

Matrimonial Cabin

Twin Cabin

Twin Cabin

Dining Area

Dining Area

Social Area

Social Area

 

This tailor-made tour will take you to the lost city of the Incas, visiting Cusco, the Sacred Valley and the great Machu Picchu followed by a 5-day Galapagos cruise.

Start your journey in Lima and discover why Peru has been so frequently awarded the world’s leading culinary destination.

Fly to Cusco and explore the former city of the Inca Empire and explore the ancient ruins of the Sacred Valley in Pisac and Ollantaytambo.

From Ollantaytambo take a train to Machu Picchu town, the base from which to explore this jewel of the Inca empire and one of the highlights of any tour of South America.

Return to Lima and fly to Guayaquil and on to the Galapagos for a 5 day cruise through this amazing archipelago, home to abundant and unique wildlife and birdlife.

After the cruise, fly to Quito and explore the colonial centre before visiting the Equator Monument, a fitting culmination to the journey, straddling two hemispheres.

At a glance

  • International flights
  • Domestic flights
  • Private airport and road transfers
  • 2 nights Lima
  • 3 nights Cusco
  • 1 night Machu Picchu town
  • 1 night Guayaquil
  • 4 nights Galapagos Cruise
  • 1 night Quito
  • Cusco city tour
  • Sacred Valley full day trip
  • Lima city tour
  • Quito city tour
  • Train ticket to and from Machu Picchu
  • Machu Picchu entrance fee
  • 5-day Galapagos luxury cruise

 

Day 1: UK – Lima

Fly from the UK to Lima.

On arrival you will be met and transferred to your chosen hotel.

Overnight Lima. Breakfast included.

Day 2: Lima – Cusco

Today you will be transferred to the airport for your scheduled flight to Cusco.

On arrival in Cusco, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Overnight Cusco. Breakfast included.

Day 3: Cusco

Today enjoy a privately guided tour of Cusco, visiting the city’s main attractions and the Inca ruins.

Overnight Cusco. Breakfast included.

Day 4: Cusco – Sacred Valley

Enjoy a full day privte trip visiting the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

Explore the ruins and the traditional market in Pisca and visit Ollantaytambo and its fortress.

In the afternoon take the train to Machu Picchu town.

Overnight Machu Picchu town. Breakfast included.

Day 5: Machu Picchu

Today enjoy a private guided tour of Machu Picchu, with free time to explore this lost citadel at your own pace.

Return by train to Cusco and transfer to your hotel.

Overnight Cusco. Breakfast included.

Day 6: Cusco – Lima

Today you will be transferred to the airport for your scheduled flight to Lima.

In the afternoon, enjoy a privately guided tour around Lima.

Overnight Lima. Breakfast included.

Day 7: Lima – Guayaquil

Today you will be transferred to the airport for your scheduled flight to Guayaquil.

Enjoy the afternoon at leisure in Guayaquil with the chance to stroll along the riverside boulevard.

Overnight Guayaquil. Breakfast included.

Day 8 - 11: Galápagos Islands Cruise

Today you will be transferred to the airport for your scheduled flight to the Galápagos.

On arrival you will be met and transferred to your chosen cruise vessel.

Begin your 5-day cruise in Galápagos (see the separate 5 day cruise itinerary for full details).

Overnights on board. All meals and excursions included.

Day 12: Galápagos – Quito

At the end of the cruise you will be transferred to the airport for your scheduled flight to Quito where you will be met and transferred to your chosen hotel.

Enjoy the afternoon at leisure to discover the old town of Quito.

Overnight Quito. Breakfast included.

Day 13: Quito – UK

In the morning, enjoy a private guided tour around Quito.

Transfer to Quito International Airport for your flight back to the UK.

Day 14: Arrive UK

Arrive back to the UK. 

Day 1: Arrival on Baltra Island

On arrival, a guide will meet you, help you collect your luggage, and escort you on a short bus ride to the harbour and then on to board on the Galápagos Sea Star Journey

In the afternoon, visit Dragon Hill in Santa Cruz Island.

This site is located in north-western Santa Cruz Island and consists of a trail that leads to a hyper-saline lagoon behind the beach, frequented by flamingos, pintail ducks and other species of birds.

There is a short walk to the Hill, which offers a beautiful view of the bay.

Overnight on the Sea Star Journey. Lunch and dinner included.

Day 2: Santa Cruz Island

Visit the Black Turtle Cove, a tiny cove is located on the northern side of Santa Cruz Island.

This red mangrove lagoon is very calm and quiet making it an ideal spot as a nursery for dozens of sharks and rays.

There are no landing sites, so the visit is done by panga or kayak. Sea turtles, pelicans and herons are all seen in this area.

In the afternoon visit the Chinese hat, a small islet (1 sq km) located just off the south-eastern tip of Santiago Island.

This is a recent volcanic cone, shaped like a Chinese hat when seen from north side. 

This is an excellent visit for learning about geological features such as lava tubes and lava flows.

The landscape here is home to numerous sea-lion colonies, marine iguanas and Galapagos penguins.

Overnight on the Sea Star Journey. All meals included.

Day 3: Darwin Bay, Genovesa Island

This is a favourite island for birdwatchers: red footed-booby, masked boobies, wandering tattlers, lava gulls amongst others make their home here.

A trail leads visitors to the edge of a cliff from where Red-Foots nesting in the Mangrove trees below can be seen.

In the afternoon visit El Barranco, located in the southern part of Darwin Bay.

Overnight on the Sea Star Journey. All meals included. 

Day 4: Bartolomé Island & Santiago Island

Bartolomé Island is situated across Sullivan Bay at an altitude of 114 metres.

This is home to some of the most beautiful scenery in the Galapagos, with volcanic cones, lunar-like craters, lava fields, and the famous Toba formed pinnacle eroded by the sea.

Bartolomé Island features two beautiful beaches where marine turtles can be found. There is also a very small colony of Galapagos penguins.

In the afternoon visit Santiago Island located in the west central part of the archipelago.

Santiago is the fourth largest island in the Galapagos and along with some of the large western volcanoes of Isabela and Fernandina, Santiago is also volcanically active.

Overnight on the Sea Star Journey. All meals included.

Day 5: Santa Cruz Island

The trail to the highlands leaves from Bellavista and passes through varying zones of vegetation, with beautiful scenery of rolling hills and extinct volcanic cones covered with grass and lush greenery all year round.

Finally transfer back to Baltra for the flight back to Quito.

This wonderful yacht combines, privacy and comfort in the breath-taking setting of the Galapagos Islands.  

Galapagos Sea Star Journey has a capacity for 16 passengers, it features 7 spacious cabins (25m2 in average) and 1 Sea Star Suite (35m2). 

Each one of them has been equipped with panoramic windows to enjoy the marvellous landscapes of the islands. 

All air-conditions cabins feature a private bathroom, hot and cold water, air conditioning and a TV.

Local and international dishes especially designed by our chef, are served in the cosy dining room.

The yacht offers a large solarium with shaded area, two Jacuzzis (under request) and comfortable sun loungers.

Social areas include a living Area, a mini library and a video library. Snorkelling equipment and kayaks are also available.

Galapagos Sea Star Journey complies with local and international safety regulations, and sustainable practices to protect the fragility of the Archipelago.

Superior Hotel Suggestions Lima:

Hacienda 

Superior Hotel Suggestions Cusco:

Esplendor Cusco 

Superior Hotel Suggestions Machu Picchu town:

El MaPi 

Superior Hotel Suggestions Guayaquil

Hotel Boutique Orilla del Rio 

Superior Hotel Suggestions Quito

Hotel Patio Andauz 

Accommodation Sea Star Journey:

Matrimonial/twin Cabin with private facilities.

Please note:

4 nights Galapagos Cruise takes place from Sunday to Monday. 

 

12 nights Machu Picchu & Luxury Galapagos Cruise:

  • Price from £5,072 pp

This is a guide price only, based on travel in low season.

Prices will vary according to choice of hotel and seasonal airfare and hotel surcharges. Please ask us for any current special offers.

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