High Flyer Incas, Amazon & Galapagos Tour

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Best time to travel May - October | Book for 2020 from $11581 pp

Eclispe Travel presents this luxury tour that combines the cultural highlights of Peru with the unique wildlife of the Galapagos Islands. We begin the trip in Lima before flying to the ancient Incan capital of Cusco where we explore the city including the ruins of Sacsayhuamán and the Sacred Valley and witness the sun rise over magical Machu Picchu. We continue onto Quito with its many cultural sights before heading to an exceptional Amazon lodge and completing the trip with a small ship cruise taking in the spectacular wildlife and landscape of the Galapagos

Itinerary Highlights

  • Experience the colonial grandeur and excellent museums of Lima.

  • With its ancient archaeological sites, fascinating museums and unique Andean atmosphere, Cusco’s sights and sounds never fail to inspire all those who travel there.

  • Take a guided tour of Machu Picchu, one of the New 7 Wonders of the World.

  • Quito is UNESCO heritage listed because of its many fine examples of Spanish colonial architecture.

  • Take in a fascinating eco-tourism experience in the heart of the Amazon rainforest.

  • Explore the Galapagos Islands on a small ship cruise and get up close and personal with its abundant wildlife.

Itinerary in brief

  • Day 1: Arrive Lima.

  • Day 2: Exclusive Lima tour.

  • Day 3: Fly from Lima to Cusco. Afternoon at leisure to acclimatise.

  • Day 4: Cusco city tour.

  • Day 5: Tour of the Sacred Valley and afternoon train to Machu Picchu.

  • Day 6: Machu Picchu morning tour including option to trek Huayna Picchu. Return to Cusco.

  • Day 7: Cusco to Quito.

  • Day 8: Quito city tour.

  • Day 9: Quito to Amazon Lodge. Begin your 4 day Amazon Lodge stay.

  • Day 10-11: Amazon Lodge stay.

  • Day 12: Amazon to Quito.

  • Day 13: Quito - Galapagos Islands: begin your 5 day Galapagos cruise.

  • Day 14-16: Galapagos Islands cruise.

  • Day 17: Complete Galapagos cruise and fly to Guayaquil.

  • Day 18: Depart Guayaquil.

Check out Leisure Specialist Natalie Parkes’s holiday snaps on the Galápagos Islands, Ecuador below;

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Tailor-made suggestions for this itinerary

  • Extend your cruise to a 6 or 8 day cruise to maximise your Galapagos experience.

  • Further explore underrated Ecuador with a trip through the Avenue of the Volcanoes.

  • Break up the long flight home with a stopover in Santiago.

  • Extend your stay in Peru and explore some of its other highlights including Arequipa, the Colca Canyon and Lake Titicaca.

Louise Brettell