16 days / 15 nights.
Arrival in Lima, reception and transfer to the 5* Las Americas hotel for three nights. Accommodation in a luxury suite with jacuzzi, sauna and a bottle of champagne.Day 2: Lima
Free day in Lima to relax and unwind. Dinner in the evening at an internationally renowned restaurant.Day 3: Lima
After breakfast, private city tour of Lima including the main square, the cathedral, San Francisco Catacombs and a visit to a museum of your choice. Free afternoon.Day 4: Cuzco
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the flight to Cuzco, the ancient Inca capital. After the one hour flight, reception and transfer to the 5* Libertadores hotel and accommodation in a Luxury suite. Free afternoon to explore Cuzco on foot. Options include the cathedral, Qoricancha temple and several museums. Dinner in the evening followed by a folkloric show. (For a honeymoon suite at the Monasterio hotel in Cuzco, contact us for availability).Day 5: Sacred Valley
Full-day private excursion on horseback (in car if preferred) to the incredible stone ruins of Sacsayhuaman that overlooks Cuzco. Option of visiting Ollaytaytambo on horseback, the only Inca town that was not defeated by the Spanish. An opportunity to renew your wedding vows in the 300 year old Franciscan monastery chapel in the Sacred Valley is optional. Please ask for details. Return to Cuzco and to your hotel.Day 6: Machu Picchu
Transfer to the railway station for the Vistadome class train to Aguas Calientes. Full day's guided tour in private of Machu Picchu, the most spectacular ancient city in the world. Return to Cuzco. Transfer to your hotel.Day 7: Puno
Transfer to the railway station for the wonderful trans-altiplano Inca express. Lunch onboard the "Orient Express" of Peru. Reception and transfer to the 5* Libertadores hotel in Puno. Accommodation in a luxury suite.Day 8: Lake Titicaca
After breakfast, a private tour by boat to the island's of Uros on Lake Titicaca. A tour of the reed islands of Uros before continuing onto the wonderful island of Taquile. Late afternoon return to your hotel.Day 9: Puno
Free day to explore Puno town on the shores of the highest navigable lake in the world. Accommodation at your hotel.Day 10: Sillustani
Journey towards Juliaca, and an excursion to the Sillustani towers. These ancient funereal towers dating back to pre-inca times are examples of the most ancient cultures found on the altiplano. Transfer to Juliaca airport for the flight to Lima. Arrival and transfer to your luxury hotel.Day 11: Lima - Iquitos
Transfer to the airport for the flight to Iquitos, in the heart of the Amazon jungle. Start of your exotic jungle honeymoon. Transfer to the river dock where you will begin the trip to the lodge. Along the way you will briefly see Iquitos, founded in the XIX Century. The trip along the Amazon will allow you to enjoy a wonderful panorama in which the beauty of the Amazon makes its way through the lush jungle, and where picturesque villages appear on the shores of the river. Arrival at the lodge. The lodge is built in the native-style and is surrounded by trees, plants and flowers; with many birds and butterfly species. While your naturalist guide explains the lodge facilities and the activities to come, the staff will serve you with a refreshing "welcome drink" made with exotic fruits. You will then be escorted to your honeymoon suite. The programme starts with a short walk or canoe ride, according to the season, to visit a Yagua tribe community, one of the most ancient ethnic groups of the amazon rainforest. Here you will have the chance to try the "pucuna" or blowgun. Return to the lodge. Lunch. In the afternoon you will proceed with an ethnobotanic tour around the lodge, where you will be able to distinguish certain species of the many indigenous plants. Visit to a "shaman" who will explain about the regional flora and its useful applications. Tour to the Santa María del Ojeal farmlands where you will see the artisanal sugar cane squeeze. You will also visit a fishfarm to observe native fish and walk around a typical village on the shores of the Amazon. A romantic evening canoe ride or thrilling walk in the jungle and then return to the lodge. Dinner.Day 12: Iquitos
After breakfast, a fullday exploration of the primary jungle reserve in the Yanayacu River ecosystem followed by a navigation in open boats on the Amazon River to spot for pink dolphins. Arrival in the Huashalado Village from where you will make a short walk to the Yanayacu River, where another boat will be waiting to take you the "Kingdom of the Giant Trees", amongst them the "lupuna" or ceiba. This is a favorite site for birds since it is in the river that they find the fish and fruit that grow on the banks. With a bit of luck, you may see monkeys moving in the tree tops or perhaps a sloth hanging from a branch. Boxed lunch on the boat or on the edge of the river. Primary jungle hike by trail or canoe ride, according to the season, in which you will observe various plants and trees like the Victoria Regia, the largest waterlily in the world which can reach a diameter 1.80 m. Return to the jungle lodge where on the way you will have the chance to practice native-style fishing of piranhas, mojarras and other species. If you wish, there will be an evening canoe ride or if you prefer, relax in a hammock or enjoy an exotic drink at the bar. Dinner.Day 13: Amazon Jungle
Breakfast at the lodge and then return to Iquitos and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day free for shopping and personal activities. Romantic dinner at a luxury hotel with champagne.Day 14: Mancora
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your return flight to Lima and then a connecting flight to Tumbes. Transfer to the wonderful private resort in Mancora on the Pacific Ocean, complete with private beach and all amenities. Dinner and retire to the wonderful honeymoon bungalow.Day 15: Mancora
Breakfast at the lodge. Free day to enjoy the private beach. Lunch either a BBQ on the beach or in the restaurant. Dinner of Lobster with champagne.Day 16: Mancora - Lima
After breakfast, transfer to Tumbes for the flight to Lima and for your onward connecting flight home.For any other tours around Peru, please contact us for availability.
Luxury Honeymoon tour around Peru
Machu Picchu - Amazon Jungle - Mancora Beach
16 days / 15 nights.
"Highly recommended, professional and well-organized, 'perfect tour', knowledgeable guides" Footprint Handbook 2013
"Transportation services and accommodations are top-notch, and the guides are flexible and extremely helpful" Fodor's Guides 2013
Amazing Destinations is a reputable firm with an impressive variety of unique excursions…" - At Home and Away with Alan Whicker CBE, Magazine At Home and Away with Alan Whicker CBE
Recommended in Bonnie's South America Travel Blog at About.com .
Incl. Miraflores Park, Monasterio & Sanctuary Lodge Hotels, all trains, all private tours, finest service guaranteed
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