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Amazon to the Andes

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R 32 860 pps

*Expiry Date 28 February 2019

  • Sacred Valley guided tour
  • Pottery-making demonstration
  • Inca Trail guided hike with cooks and porters (4 days)
  • Machu Picchu guided tour
  • Amazon Jungle stay at the exclusive G Lodge Amazon (3 days)
  • Guided excursions with naturalists
  • Rubber boot use
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 12 nights accommodation
  • 11 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners
  • Public bus, plane, train, boat, canoe, hiking

Dates of Travel and Pricing:

Valid on selected departures
Jan – Feb & Nov 2019: from R32 859
Mar – Apr & Sep – Oct 2019: from R33 819
May – Aug 2019: from R34 659

Excludes:

International flights
Anything of personal nature
Allow USD200-260 for meals not included.

T&C’s

Packages are subject to availability at the time of the reservation.Passport & visa costs (if applicable), travel insurance & items of a personal nature are not included.Prices are subject to change without prior notice due to airfare increases and currency fluctuations.Rebooking and cancellation fees apply.All prices are per person sharing unless otherwise specified.Standard terms and conditions apply.All discounts and/or special offers have already been included in the package price.

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.
Exclusive Inclusions:
Carte Blanche
Meals included:
Breakfast
Day3: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).
Exclusive Inclusions:
G Adventures for Good Ccaccaccollo Community and Women’s Weaving Co-op visit|G Adventures for Good Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley
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.
Exclusive Inclusions:
Carte Blanche
Meals included:
Breakfast
Day9:Cusco/Tambopata
Fly to Puerto Maldonado and continue by motorized boat to the comfortable and intimate G Lodge Amazon.
Meals included:
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Day10:Tambopata
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
Day11:Tambopata/Lima
Fly back to Lima for an optional final dinner and night out.
Meals included:
Breakfast
Day 12:Lima
Depart at any time.
Meals included:
Breakfast

This adventure offers up an intriguing combination of beauty and contrasts in scenery, wildlife, and cultures, whether you’re scanning the canopy for wildlife from the comfort of our intimate and exclusive G Lodge Amazon or climbing the ancient trail of the Incas to Machu Picchu, situated in the heavens of the Americas. Because we run our own treks, we can ensure the fair treatment of our porters and the quality of food and equipment which leaves you free to enjoy the beauty of the region.

Soak in the views and culture of the Sacred Valley
Devour seafood in Lima
Climb the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
Spot wildlife at our exclusive G Lodge Amazon
Duration: 12 days
Start/Finish City: Lima to Lima
Service Level: Standard
Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.
Physical Grading: 4 – Demanding
Some high-altitude hikes or more strenuous activities, but accessible to most healthy travellers.
Travel Style: Classic
All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
Trip Type: Small Group
Group trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.

What’s Included
G Adventures for Good: Ccaccaccollo Community and Women’s Weaving Co-op visit, Ccaccaccollo
G Adventures for Good: Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley, Lamay
Carte Blanche: Cusco. Sacred Valley guided tour. Pottery-making demonstration. Inca Trail guided hike with cooks and porters (4 days). Machu Picchu guided tour. Amazon Jungle stay at the exclusive G Lodge Amazon (3 days). Guided excursions with naturalists. Rubber boot use. Internal flights. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
Highlights
Soak in the views and culture of the Sacred Valley, devour seafood in Lima, climb the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, spot wildlife at our exclusive G Lodge Amazon

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