Embark on the family-friendly, 13-day Nazca Lines Machu Picchu adventure tour for a Peruvian experience unlike any other. Create new memories as you explore the mystery, history, culture, and nature of this fascinating country, while staying in your choice of 4-star, 5-star, or boutique hotels. You’ll also experience the best of the Amazon on a 4-night cruise.
Experience the History and Arts of Lima
Enjoy two fascinating days in the capital city of Lima to start off your tour. The contrast of historical and modern invigorates this exciting, bustling city, making it a premier destination all in itself. Enjoy culinary treats, explore historical sites, and experience the local art scene.
Coastal Adventure and Nazca Lines
From Lima, you will head to the beachside resort of Paracas. From here you will experience the mysterious Nazca Lines, flying high above these gigantic geoglyphs for breathtaking bird’s-eye views. Once you come down, a thrill-seeking ride over the Paracas sand dunes and a cruise to the sealife-rich Ballestas Islands await.
Andean Highlands to Machu Picchu
Leaving the coast, you’ll head into the Andean highlands to the Sacred Valley of the Inca to visit historical cities and astonishing archaeological sites. Explore the salt mines of Maras and an ancient botanical laboratory in Moray. You’ll also learn about the ancient textile making still important to the region while visiting Chinchero.
Soon the time arrives to board your scenic train ride, snaking your way through the mountains to your Machu Picchu adventure. Spend time exploring the different sections of this legendary Incan site and new Wonder of the World, expertly led by your private, bilingual guide.
From there, you’ll return to the ancient Incan capital of Cusco to explore further, including a visit to a Planetarium, a lesson in chocolate-making, and shopping in the colorful markets.
Amazon Rainforest Adventure
Next stop, the amazing Amazon Rainforest. After arriving in the jungle city of Iquitos, you’ll board your floating hotel, the Zafiro, for a four-night cruise on the Amazon River. This remarkable riverboat consists of 19 suites, including your choice of upper or lower deck suites, Master suites, or incredible Zafiro suite with its 180-degree window views and balcony. Enjoy the modern amenities, upscale stylish design, and expert 24-hour service, making this a truly luxurious experience.
Social areas onboard include an outdoor lounge with Jacuzzi tub, cozy indoor reading room, indoor bar, a gym, and a massage room. The separate dining area is the perfect place to enjoy exquisite meals prepared by the onboard chef. Explore the unique ecosystem of the Amazon by going on rainforest walks, wildlife-seeking boating expeditions, and other offered adventures. Naturalist guides travel with you and are always available to answer questions and provide information along the way.
At the end of the cruise, you’ll fly back to Lima, taking with you incredible memories of your Peruvian adventures to the Nazca Lines, Machu Picchu and more.