Amazon to the Andes & Galápagos South & Central Islands

21 days*
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Overview
Experience the iconic highlights of South America in one incredible adventure. Hike the Inca Trail to the Lost City of Machu Picchu, explore the steamy Amazon from the comfort of our intimate G Lodge Amazon, spend seven nights exploring the Galápagos aboard the Xavier III and snorkel the waters of the Galápagos. Our exclusively operated fleet of yachts offers great value and in Peru, we run our own treks, ensuring the fair treatment of our porters and the quality of food and equipment as you follow the Inca Trail to majestic Machu Picchu.
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Overview

  • Departs/Ends: Lima to Quito
  • Travel style: Classic
  • Physical rating: 4
  • Age requirements: You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.
  • Trip type: Max 16, avg 12

What you get

  • Accomodation: Hotels/guest houses (8 nts), camping (3 nts), G Lodge Amazon (2 nts), aboard the Xavier in twin-share cabins (7 nts).
  • Transport: Public bus, plane, train, boat, canoe, hiking, motorized yacht (Xavier), panga.
  • Meals: 20 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 12 dinners
  • Team leader: CEO (Chief Experience Officer)/Naturalist Guide while in the Galápagos Islands (certified by the Galápagos National Park Authority) while in the islands, G Adventures representatives in Lima and Cusco, specialist Inca Trail CEO on hike, expert jungle guide in Amazon.

Extras

  • The international flight to and from start and finish city is not included in the tour price. Allow USD250-325 for meals not included.

Map & Itinerary

Day 1 Lima
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Lima/Cusco
Hop on a flight to Cusco. Enjoy a free day of shopping and exploring the city. Choose to pre-book the Cusco Cooking Class. Opt for a city tour. Meals included: breakfast
Day 3 Cusco/Ollantaytambo
Enjoy a full-day guided tour of the Sacred Valley. Stop at the G Adventures-supported women's weaving co-op before visiting a local pottery making community. Break for lunch at the G Adventures-supported Parwa Community Restaurant in Huchuy Qosco. After lunch, opt to head out on a hike to the Ollantaytambo storehouses and look out over the ruins. Or, wander around the cobblestone streets and visit a local Chicheria (corn beer bar). Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 4 Inca Trail
Depart Ollantaytambo by van to km 82 where the Inca Trail begins. Ease into the adventure with a straightforward day of hiking the meandering streams, stunning Andean scenery, and ancient Incan ruins. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 5 Inca Trail
Start early to climb the long steep path to Warmiwañusca, better known as Dead Woman’s Pass. This is the highest point of the trek at 4,198m (13,769 ft). Most hikers reach camp by early afternoon, with ample time to rest and relax. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 6 Inca Trail
Cross two more passes and ruins on today's trek. The first pass is Runquraqay at 3,950m (13,113 ft) where, on a clear day, hikers can catch a glimpse of the snow-capped Cordillera Vilcabamba. Hike through the cloud forest on a gentle climb to the second pass of the day, walking through original Incan constructions. The highest point of the pass is 3,700m (12,136 ft). On a clear day, enjoy the spectacular views of the Urubamba Valley. At 3,650m (11,972 ft), reach the ruins of Phuyupatamarca, the "town above the clouds." Camp here or go another 1.5 hrs to the Wiñay Wayna ruins ("forever young") located at 2,650m (8,694 ft). Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 7 Machu Picchu/Cusco
The final day of the hike starts pre-dawn to reach the Sun Gate before sunrise. Catch the first views of the breathtaking ruins of Machu Picchu on a clear day. Hike down for a guided tour of the site and enjoy free time to explore until noon as permitted by the tourist ticket. Opt to visit the Inca Bridge, if time allows. Catch the bus to Aguas Calientes to meet any non-hiking members of your group. Eat and relax before your train back to Cusco in the afternoon. Meals included: breakfast
Day 8 Cusco
Continue to explore Cusco on a free day in the city. Meals included: breakfast
Day 9 Cusco/Amazon Jungle
Fly to Puerto Maldonado and continue by motorized boat to the comfortable and intimate G Lodge Amazon. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 10 Amazon Jungle
Enjoy guided excursions led by expert naturalists to spot wildlife at nearby oxbow lakes and along jungle trails. Spend some time relaxing in a hammock, enjoying the local swimming hole, or visiting a nearby plantation. Go on a caiman-spotting cruise after dinner. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 11 Amazon Jungle/Lima
Fly back to Lima for an optional final dinner and night out. Meals included: breakfast
Day 12 Lima/Quito
Fly to Quito. Flight is unescorted and included in the price of the tour. Meals included: breakfast
Day 13 Quito/Puerto Baquerizo Moreno
Fly to San Cristóbal Island. Meet the guide and transfer to the boat. Visit Isla Lobos in the afternoon to spot blue-footed boobies, marine iguanas and sea lions. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 14 North Seymour/Mosquera Islet
Explore two tiny islands that are big on wildlife. North Seymour offers great views of nesting seabirds, including frigatebirds and Mosquera is home to large colonies of sea lions. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 15 Santiago Island/Bartolomé Island
Visit Sullivan Bay on Santiago Island to witness the giant lava formations contrasting the white-coral sand beach. Continue to Bartolomé Island for a guided tour to see the dramatic volcanic features before hiking to a panoramic viewpoint. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 16 Puerto Ayora
Visit the Charles Darwin Research Station to see the giant Galápagos tortoises and go on an excursion to the Santa Cruz Highlands. Free time for shopping or exploration of Puerto Ayora. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 17 Rábida Island/Bachas Beach
Land at Rábida Island for a visit to a saltwater lagoon and sea lion colony. Afternoon excursion to Bachas Beach for walks to observe the bird and wildlife as well as free time for swimming and snorkelling. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 18 Floreana Island
Land at Punta Cormorant on Floreana Island. Guided walks to observe the bird and wildlife and learn about the natural history. Visit Post Office Bay in the afternoon. Snorkelling excursion at Champion Islet. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 19 Punta Suárez/Bahía Gardner
Visit Punta Suárez and Gardner Bay on Española Island. Enjoy guided walks to observe wildlife and free time for swimming or snorkelling. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 20 Puerto Baquerizo Moreno/Quito
Visit the Interpretation Centre on San Cristóbal Island before flying back to Quito. Meals included: breakfast
Day 21 Quito
Depart at any time. Meals included: breakfast

Yacht Xavier III - Galapagos yachts and ships

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Dates & Prices
All years
24 Dec 2019
13 Jan 2020
64358 SEK
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Lower Deck - Twin
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  • Departs from: Lima
  • Ends in Quito
Price per person 64358 SEK
07 Jan 2020
27 Jan 2020
62954 SEK
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Lower Deck - Twin
  • Departs from: Lima
  • Ends in Quito
Price per person 62954 SEK
07 Jan 2020
27 Jan 2020
65114 SEK
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  • Departs from: Lima
  • Ends in Quito
Price per person 65114 SEK
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Overview

Experience the iconic highlights of South America in one incredible adventure. Hike the Inca Trail to the Lost City of Machu Picchu, explore the steamy Amazon from the comfort of our intimate G Lodge Amazon, spend seven nights exploring the Galápagos aboard the Xavier III and snorkel the waters of the Galápagos. Our exclusively operated fleet of yachts offers great value and in Peru, we run our own treks, ensuring the fair treatment of our porters and the quality of food and equipment as you follow the Inca Trail to majestic Machu Picchu.

Is this trip for me?

  • Departs/Ends: Lima to Quito
  • Travel style: Classic
  • Physical rating: 4
  • Age requirements: You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.
  • Trip type: Max 16, avg 12

What you get

  • Accomodation: Hotels/guest houses (8 nts), camping (3 nts), G Lodge Amazon (2 nts), aboard the Xavier in twin-share cabins (7 nts).
  • Transport: Public bus, plane, train, boat, canoe, hiking, motorized yacht (Xavier), panga.
  • Meals: 20 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 12 dinners
  • Team leader: CEO (Chief Experience Officer)/Naturalist Guide while in the Galápagos Islands (certified by the Galápagos National Park Authority) while in the islands, G Adventures representatives in Lima and Cusco, specialist Inca Trail CEO on hike, expert jungle guide in Amazon.

Extras

The international flight to and from start and finish city is not included in the tour price.

Allow USD250-325 for meals not included.

Map & Itinerary
Day 1 Lima
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Lima/Cusco
Hop on a flight to Cusco. Enjoy a free day of shopping and exploring the city. Choose to pre-book the Cusco Cooking Class. Opt for a city tour. Meals included: breakfast
Day 3 Cusco/Ollantaytambo
Enjoy a full-day guided tour of the Sacred Valley. Stop at the G Adventures-supported women's weaving co-op before visiting a local pottery making community. Break for lunch at the G Adventures-supported Parwa Community Restaurant in Huchuy Qosco. After lunch, opt to head out on a hike to the Ollantaytambo storehouses and look out over the ruins. Or, wander around the cobblestone streets and visit a local Chicheria (corn beer bar). Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 4 Inca Trail
Depart Ollantaytambo by van to km 82 where the Inca Trail begins. Ease into the adventure with a straightforward day of hiking the meandering streams, stunning Andean scenery, and ancient Incan ruins. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 5 Inca Trail
Start early to climb the long steep path to Warmiwañusca, better known as Dead Woman’s Pass. This is the highest point of the trek at 4,198m (13,769 ft). Most hikers reach camp by early afternoon, with ample time to rest and relax. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 6 Inca Trail
Cross two more passes and ruins on today's trek. The first pass is Runquraqay at 3,950m (13,113 ft) where, on a clear day, hikers can catch a glimpse of the snow-capped Cordillera Vilcabamba. Hike through the cloud forest on a gentle climb to the second pass of the day, walking through original Incan constructions. The highest point of the pass is 3,700m (12,136 ft). On a clear day, enjoy the spectacular views of the Urubamba Valley. At 3,650m (11,972 ft), reach the ruins of Phuyupatamarca, the "town above the clouds." Camp here or go another 1.5 hrs to the Wiñay Wayna ruins ("forever young") located at 2,650m (8,694 ft). Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 7 Machu Picchu/Cusco
The final day of the hike starts pre-dawn to reach the Sun Gate before sunrise. Catch the first views of the breathtaking ruins of Machu Picchu on a clear day. Hike down for a guided tour of the site and enjoy free time to explore until noon as permitted by the tourist ticket. Opt to visit the Inca Bridge, if time allows. Catch the bus to Aguas Calientes to meet any non-hiking members of your group. Eat and relax before your train back to Cusco in the afternoon. Meals included: breakfast
Day 8 Cusco
Continue to explore Cusco on a free day in the city. Meals included: breakfast
Day 9 Cusco/Amazon Jungle
Fly to Puerto Maldonado and continue by motorized boat to the comfortable and intimate G Lodge Amazon. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 10 Amazon Jungle
Enjoy guided excursions led by expert naturalists to spot wildlife at nearby oxbow lakes and along jungle trails. Spend some time relaxing in a hammock, enjoying the local swimming hole, or visiting a nearby plantation. Go on a caiman-spotting cruise after dinner. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 11 Amazon Jungle/Lima
Fly back to Lima for an optional final dinner and night out. Meals included: breakfast
Day 12 Lima/Quito
Fly to Quito. Flight is unescorted and included in the price of the tour. Meals included: breakfast
Day 13 Quito/Puerto Baquerizo Moreno
Fly to San Cristóbal Island. Meet the guide and transfer to the boat. Visit Isla Lobos in the afternoon to spot blue-footed boobies, marine iguanas and sea lions. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 14 North Seymour/Mosquera Islet
Explore two tiny islands that are big on wildlife. North Seymour offers great views of nesting seabirds, including frigatebirds and Mosquera is home to large colonies of sea lions. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 15 Santiago Island/Bartolomé Island
Visit Sullivan Bay on Santiago Island to witness the giant lava formations contrasting the white-coral sand beach. Continue to Bartolomé Island for a guided tour to see the dramatic volcanic features before hiking to a panoramic viewpoint. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 16 Puerto Ayora
Visit the Charles Darwin Research Station to see the giant Galápagos tortoises and go on an excursion to the Santa Cruz Highlands. Free time for shopping or exploration of Puerto Ayora. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 17 Rábida Island/Bachas Beach
Land at Rábida Island for a visit to a saltwater lagoon and sea lion colony. Afternoon excursion to Bachas Beach for walks to observe the bird and wildlife as well as free time for swimming and snorkelling. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 18 Floreana Island
Land at Punta Cormorant on Floreana Island. Guided walks to observe the bird and wildlife and learn about the natural history. Visit Post Office Bay in the afternoon. Snorkelling excursion at Champion Islet. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 19 Punta Suárez/Bahía Gardner
Visit Punta Suárez and Gardner Bay on Española Island. Enjoy guided walks to observe wildlife and free time for swimming or snorkelling. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 20 Puerto Baquerizo Moreno/Quito
Visit the Interpretation Centre on San Cristóbal Island before flying back to Quito. Meals included: breakfast
Day 21 Quito
Depart at any time. Meals included: breakfast
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