MACHU PICHU & GALAPAGOS ADVENTURE -from $ 2559
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  $2559
Land Only
  $3719 From Miami
  $3904 From New York
  $3832 From Los Angeles
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  ITINERARY:
Lima-Cusco-Quito-Baltra
  NUMBER OF DAYS: 12 Days / 11 Nights
  TRAVEL BY: December 20, 2020
  BOOK BY: September 30, 2019
  DEPARTURE DATE: Daily
   
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  INCLUDED HIGHLIGHTS: for Tourist
   
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  • 2 Nights in Miraflores at Senorial
  • 2 Nights in Cusco Historic Center at Suenos del Inka
  • 3 Nights in Quito at Rio Amazonas
  • 4 Nights in Puerto Ayora at Dejavu Hotel
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  • Daily Breakfast
  • Half Day guided tour of Cusco and nearby Ruins
  • Half Day guided city tour of Lima (Modern & Colonial)
  • Full Day guided tour to Machu-Pichu with Train Ride with Box Lunch
  • Half Day Quito City Tour & Middle of the world Tour
  • Full Day Otavalo Indian Market
  • Half Day Charles Darwin Station Tour
  • Half Day Tortuga Bay
  • 2 Full Day Excursion visiting one of the following Islands Bartolome,Seymour, Plazas or Floreana w/Lunch
  • Visit to the Highlands of Santa Cruz Island Turtle Reserve w/ Lava Tunnels
  • Transfers throughout the itinerary
  • Note: Airfare between Lima & Cusco and Ecuador are included only when priced along with the international airfare
  • Not Included Galapagos National Park Entrance Fee $100.00
  • Not Included Ingala Tourist Card $10.00
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      DETAILED ITINERARY:
       
      Day 1: Us - Lima
    Upon arrival, our representatives will meet and escort you to your hotel.

    Day 2: Lima
    Breakfast. Relax for a panoramic city tour of Colonial Lima, including a visit to the Main Square, located in the heart of downtown to view the Government Palace, the Town Hall, the Bishops Palace with its beautiful balconies and the Cathedral of Lima, where you will visit inside. Its outstanding features are the choirstalls, the Churrigueresque Chapel of the Immaculate, the main altar and a Christ made of carved ivory. On the right is the crypt with remains of conqueror Francisco Pizarro. You will pass by the church and convent of San Francisco, considered to be the most important religious monument of Lima, built in 1542 in Baroque style and consecrated in 1673. Your drive through Lima will pass by several Colonial squares, churches and mansions, then you will continue to the Modern Districts of San Isidro and Miraflores, for a glimpse of life in this huge city, as well as its beautiful parks, modern buildings and great ocean views.(B) 

    Day 3: Lima - Cusco
    Very early this morning you will board a flight to the imperial Peruvian city of Cusco. Upon arrival in Cusco, mid-morning, transfer to your hotel. Take the remainder of the morning to nap or relax as you adjust to Cuscos high altitude. In the afternoon your guided tour of the Inca Royal City of Cusco starts in the very impressionable Central Square, known as the "Plaza de Armas," which is surrounded by a beautiful stone arcade. In the Plaza is the Cathedral, which is exceptional because of its contrasts of styles. The outside façade is in Renaissance style, in contrast to its Baroque and plateresque style of its interiors. The Church of the Society of Jesus, (commonly known as the Jesuits), is highlighted by its carved stone façade and its large alter carved in cedar, plated in gold. The Covent of Santo Domingo was built above the most important Inca Temple, the Temple of the Sun, or "Koricancha," as it was known in the Inca language Quechua. Gold laminas or sheets covered the original Inca Temple walls. Near the City of Cusco, you will visit the extraordinary Inca Fortress Sacsayhuaman, made up of three gigantic terraces, superimposed in a zigzag form, and surrounded by enormous walls of rock, some of which are up to 300 meters in length.Qenqo, was a religious centre formed by a singular flowering of calcareous rock. It has underground galleries and a semicircular amphitheatre with a series of stone seats. Puca Pucará or the "Red Fort" was military base made up of stone stairways, terraces, and walls. Nearby is Tambomachay, well known as "Baths of the Incas", a place dedicated to the cult of the water, formed by aqueducts, channels and small cascades worked in the rock. (B)

    Day 4: Cusco-Machu Pichu-Cusco
    To travel to Machu Pichu today, you will take a train ride from Cusco to Aguas Calientes, followed by a motorcoach transfer to Machu Pichu. Enjoy an early breakfast at the hotel, then transfer to San Pedro Station to take a three-hour train ride along the Urubamba River to the Aguas Calientes Station. By minibus you will climb the switchback road up to the ruins of Machu Pichu. "Discovered" in 1911, Machu Pichu, called the Lost City of the Incas, represents the cultural heritage of mankind. It is a stone city constructed by incredibly sophisticated techniques, even in present-day terms. Stone upon stone are fitted together perfectly without cement, with exquisite detail worthy of the worlds greatest palaces. After a guided visit to the ruins, you will have a box lunch , transferring back to Aguas Calientes for the train ride back to Cusco. (B,L) 

    Day 5:  Cusco-Lima-Quit
    At indicated Time transfers fly from Cusco to Quito. Upon Arrival Greeting and transfers to your hotel. Overnight

    Day 6: Quito - Otavalo Market 

    Depart from Quito through the Pan-American North Highway until arriving to Cayambe, where the passengers will have the opportunity to taste the delicious “Bizcochos de Cayambe”, a type of cracker or bread baked in a clay oven (greatly paired with local cheese or caramel sauce).  Afterwards, we will make a brief stop at “Miralago”, to admire a wonderful view of Lago San Pablo, amazing views. The tour then continues to Otavalo where Otavaleños (natives) set up a market in which a bartering manner of shopping is taken place. The market hosts a variety of different handcrafted items.  
    Passengers may choose between staying longer in Otavalo or go to visit to the leather shops at Cotacachi.  On the way to Cotacachi, we will visit a traditional workshop of Andean instruments “Ñanda Mañachi” located in Peguche.
    In Cotacachi you have enough time to visit the village, the shops of leather goods and free time for lunch (not included). Return to Quito picking up passengers in Otavalo (spot determined by your Local Guide).
    ** Bus will wait for 10 minutes in Otavalo to pick up passengers that stayed there, after that will return to Quito with passengers that are on board
     

    Day 7:  Quito - City Tour & Middle of the World 

    We begin in the northern part of the city with a tour along the most important commercial areas, where most of the hotels in Quito are located. Then we head to the historic center to visit the Basilica del Voto Nacional, where we will make a brief stop and explanation to later reach the Plaza de la Independencia, where through a walking route you will see the Cathedral, the Government Palace, the Archbishops Palace and the La Compañia Church, recognized for its adornments and gold altars. Tour will continue towards the Church of San Francisco, built in the seventeenth century. (Entrance to churches are not included). Then headed to the Mirador del Panecillo, a place renowned for its beauty, where you can admire a beautiful landscape of colonial and modern Quito.
     
    We will stop at the “Zona Rosa” of the city, to have free time for lunch (not included), and then continue to the northem part of the city, heading up to the “Middle of the World City” (entrance is included) where the monument that divides the Northern from the Southern Hemisphere will be observed. It was built during the XVII century when a French Expedition defined the precise location of the equatorial line. You can enjoy, for an additional cost, the different experiments situated in the middle of the world.
     

    Day 8: Quito - Baltra 
    Breakfast. At indicated time transfers to the airport.
    Upon arrival Welcome at the Baltra airport, you will be transferred by bus to the tip of the Itabaca canal, where you will proceed by a public ferry service in the Island of Santa Cruz. Our Representative will be waiting for you to transfer you to your Hotel located at Puerto Ayora. On the way, you will have the opportunity to visit the lava tunnels and a Turtle reserve. Visit to the Scientific Charles Darwin Station, where you can learn more about the Galápagos Islands; the species that live in this enchanted place, its origin, the theory of Evolution, the conservation programs, and observe some Giant Turtles in captivity. 
    Overnight at Puerto Ayora.
     

    Day 9: Galapagos La Loberia and Tortuga Bay 
    Breakfast at hotel. In the morning excursion to Tortuga Bay Beach, after 35 minute walk (approx.) we will arrive to this magic place, one of the most beautiful beaches in the Galapagos!, with white sand and green mangroves. “Playa mansa” is where we can swim and enjoy of the beach. Free time to eat (lunch is not included). In the afternoon, aboard the yacht for a tour around the bay, starting with a visit to “La Lobería”, named because the vast sea lion colony that live there. Here you will be able to swim or snorkel, play with sea lions, see a variety of fishes and sea turtles. Then we proceed with our tour to the “Canal del Amor”, a marvelous site where nature gives us an unforgettable view; at the end of this channel, just a few meters forward, and a viewpoint where we can observe reef sharks; from here we continue with a short walk to see the marine iguanas that inhabit in “Playa de los Perros”. Punta Estrada will also be visited. Return to Puerto Ayora.
    This tour only takes place Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.
     

    Day 10: Galapagos Plazas, Seymour, Bartolome or Florena
    Breakfast. Today you will enjoy of a Day Island tour in a yacht to one of the following Islands: Plazas& Punta Carreon, Seymour & Bachas , Bartolomé, Bahia Sullivan , Santa Fe  o similar ones. Lunch is included. In the evening return to Puerto Ayora, transfer to your hotel.
    Tour Operations in Galápagos, may change due to climate conditions, operations, and logistics and are also subject to availability and itinerary changes, days of excursions, etc. However, we guarantee the number of excursions and visits to be met, but does not guarantee the itinerary or specific place to visit
     

    Day 11: Galapagos Plazas, Seymour, Bartolome or Florena
    Breakfast. Today you will enjoy of a Day Island tour in a yacht to one of the following Islands: Plazas& Punta Carreon, Seymour & Bachas , Bartolomé, Bahia Sullivan , Santa Fe  o similar ones. Lunch is included. In the evening return to Puerto Ayora, transfer to your hotel.
    Tour Operations in Galápagos, may change due to climate conditions, operations, and logistics and are also subject to availability and itinerary changes, days of excursions, etc. However, we guarantee the number of excursions and visits to be met, but does not guarantee the itinerary or specific place to visit
     

    Day 12: Puerto Ayora - Quito-USA 
    Breakfast. At indicated time transfers to the Itaba Channel by bus, once you arrive at the Port, You will cross the channel by Ferry. In route you are going to visit a coffee plantation which is part of a social responsibility program. The encouragement for the organic coffee cultivation contributes to the conservation of plants and soil and therefore is deemed to be a perfect model of sustainable tourism. At indicated time transfers to the airport fly back home. End of your unforgettable Journey.
     
     
       
      Unravel the mysteries of the ancient Inca Empire on this fascinating 5-day tour. Travel from Lima into the heart of the Andes and the charming colonial town of Cusco. You will have the opportunity to explore Cusco and its nearby, then take a train ride to join one of our expert local guides to hike the Inca Trail to Machu Pichu. Alive with marvelous heritage and surprising sophistication, Machu Pichu is forever enveloped in an aura of mysticism. Your adventure continues to explore one of the World most fascinating Island. The Galapagos archipelago has been described as one of the most unique, scientifically important, and biologically outstanding areas on earth (UNESCO 2001). Many travelers describe their time in the islands as a life-changing experience.  
       
      NOTE: PRICES ARE NOT GUARANTEED UNTIL FULLY PAID. Packages are LAND-ONLY, except otherwise indicated Prices are per person, based on double occupancy, subject to availability and change without notice. Blackout days may apply. Airfares may not be available on all flights and are subject to change without notice. Fares include (a) a federal excise tax of $3.70 per U.S. domestic flight segment, defined as one takeoff and landing, of a passenger's itinerary; (b) up to $18 per round trip in local airport charges; and (c) September 11th Security Fee of $2.50 per enplanement originating at a U.S. airport. For international/Puerto Rico/U.S. Virgin Islands destinations, government taxes and fees of up to $190 varying by destination, are included. Weekend surcharge and /or last minute booking fees may apply. The final price for your tour package depends on day of departure, departure city, length of stay, hotel selected, room category and class of airfare available at time of booking. Hotel photos are representative only and do not necessarily depict the actual room in which guests will be accommodated. Travel Insurance: We highly recommend to all customers to protect their trip obtain Travel Insurance The tour to Machu Pichu requires traveling from sea level to an altitude of 11,200 feet, which may cause altitude sickness for some guests. Touring the ruins of Machu Pichu requires climbing many stairs and negotiating uneven and rugged terrain in rarefied air. Guests with a heart condition and/or known respiratory difficulties should consult their physician prior to booking this tour. There are two paths at the ruins that guests may choose from; both are fully guided. One requires moderate walking and the other requires considerable walking. These prices do not apply for traveling from December 15,2019 through January 10,2020  
       

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    $2559
    Land Only
    $3719 From Miami
    $3904 From New York
    $3832 From Los Angeles
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