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Amazon, Cuzco, Machu Picchu & Lake Titicaca

13 days from £4,255pp

What is tailor made? Customised itinerary | Every trip is unique | Flexible accommodation options | Designed to your budget

Itinerary highlights

  • Explore Machu Picchu in depth with your private guide.

  • Stay in the Amazon rainforest and learn about its flora and fauna.

  • See several Inca ruins in the Sacred Valley.

  • Drive across the altiplano from Cuzco to Lake Titicaca.

Price includes

Scheduled international and domestic flights
In-destination transfers
Activities and excursions as detailed
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  • Lima
  • Puerto Maldonado
  • Hacienda Concepcion
  • Puerto Maldonado
  • Cuzco
  • Sacred Valley
  • Machu Picchu
  • Cuzco
  • Puno
  • Juliaca
  • Lima

Itinerary idea in detail

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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 Lima

International outbound flight , Lima

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Lima. Arriving in Lima, you'll be met by your private guide and assisted to your hotel for the evening.

Day 2 Hacienda Concepcion

Lima , Puerto Maldonado , Hacienda Concepcion

This morning catch your flight to Puerto Maldonado, the gateway to the Southern Amazon. You'll be met at the airport by a representative from your lodge and board a motorised canoe with a small group of other guests. Rest and relax on arrival at the lodge, or you may start the lodge's programme of activities that evening.

Day 3 Hacienda Concepcion

Hacienda Concepcion

Over the next few days explore the rainforest with your lodge guides. The exact order of activities and trips may vary. Today, for example, you might walk one of the trails around the lodge, identifying vegetation such as bread fruit trees and rubber trees. After lunch and some downtime, at dusk you could take a canoe trip on the river, looking for nocturnal wildlife.

Day 4 Hacienda Concepcion

Hacienda Concepcion

This morning you may canoe on the nearby oxbow Sandoval Lake, learning about its formation, vegetation and wildlife, which includes blue and yellow macaws, and red howler monkeys. In the afternoon, walk on the Inkaterra Canopy Walkway and learn about its conservation work. In the evening, head out on a night walk to spot wildlife emerging at dusk.

Day 5 Cuzco

Hacienda Concepcion , Puerto Maldonado , Cuzco

Travel back to Puerto Maldonado's airport by shared transfer and fly to Cuzco. On arrival, you'll be met and transferred to your hotel in the historic former capital of the Inca Empire. We suggest spending the rest of the day relaxing, perhaps taking short walks and acclimatising to the altitude.

Day 6 Cuzco


This morning you're picked up from your hotel by your driver and guide for a private half day tour of Cuzco and several nearby Inca sites. Visit a former Temple of the Sun, and head out of the city to explore ruins such as Tambo Machay, an Inca fountain, and Quenqo Temple, a huge carved monolith. You have the afternoon free - this could be spent ambling around the colonial backstreets and markets.

Day 7 Sacred Valley

Cuzco , Sacred Valley

Travel by road out of Cuzco with your private guide and driver and enter the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Here, enjoy a private guided tour of key sights such as the Pisac market and terraces, and the fortress town of Ollantaytambo which offers impressive views out across a mountainous valley.

Day 8 Machu Picchu

Sacred Valley , Machu Picchu

Take the train to Machu Picchu, accompanied by your guide. This journey follows the rushing Urubamba River. You arrive at the site in the afternoon and take a private tour of the ruins with your guide. They show you the site's highlights, such as the Intihuatana Stone, known as the 'hitching post of the sun'.

Day 9 Cuzco

Machu Picchu , Cuzco

This morning you have the opportunity to explore Machu Picchu again at your own leisure. You might like to walk the short trail to the nearby Inca Bridge. This afternoon, take the train from Aguas Calientes back to Cuzco, where you're met and taken to your hotel.

Day 10 Puno

Cuzco , Puno

Today you will travel across the stunning countryside to Puno on the shore of Lake Titicaca. It is a long but beautiful journey across the altiplano.

Day 11 Puno


Spend the final full day of the trip visiting the Uros islands and the Llachon community.

Day 12 International return flight

Puno , Juliaca , Lima , International return flight

Travel by private transfer to Juliaca airport in time for your flight to Lima. Then connect with your international flight home.

Day 13 International return flight

International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

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