Marvels of mankind and Mother Nature on one luxury tour

For a trip that delves into the wonders of Peru’s past and the country’s natural treasures in one, Atelier’s Ancient Inca and the Amazon tour is for you. After a brief stop in Lima on arrival, you’ll travel to beguiling Cusco and the mystic Sacred Valley for untouched ruins and colonial plazas, Inca temples and of course, Machu Picchu. From here, ancient walls are exchanged for ancient trees as you fly to Iquitos in the Amazon, boarding a luxury cruise vessel to explore the mighty Amazon Rainforest in style. You’ll have local guides, expeditions and wildlife walks at your disposal, even a gourmet restaurant, observation deck and spa onboard, too. Our Ancient Inca and the Amazon tour is truly to be cherished.

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  • Fall in love with the manmade and natural wonders of Peru on a tour that has it all.
  • Stay in characterful, beautifully adorned accommodation throughout.
  • Get comfortably acclimatized with a direct transfer to the Sacred Valley.
  • Explore the awe-inspiring ancient ruins of Moray and Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley .
  • Arrive at Machu Picchu in true style aboard the 5-star Hiram Bingham train.
  • Enjoy Machu Picchu your own way with a private early morning tour.
  • Discover Sacsayhuaman, Qorikancha Temple, and the atmospheric streets of Cusco.
  • Witness wildlife in the Amazon Rainforest aboard a luxury cruise vessel for an unmatched encounter with nature.
  • Be soothed to sleep by the sounds of the rainforest for 3 unforgettable evenings.
  • Lima
  • Sacred Valley
  • Machu Picchu
  • Cusco Downtown
  • Iquitos & Amazon River
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The Route


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Detailed Itinerary

1 Lima Green Coast Afternoon, Miraflores District, Lima City - Atelier South America

Day 1 | Lima

Upon arrival at Lima International Airport you’ll be met by an Atelier representative who will assist you. Before hotel check-in, get a snapshot of life in Lima and enjoy dramatic coastal views from upmarket San Isidro and Miraflores Districts.

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Day 2 | Lima/Cusco/Sacred Valley

Next on this bespoke tour of Peru you’ll be whisked away to the enigmatic sites of Cusco and the Sacred Valley, some of the most iconic wonders in South America. You’ll fly to Cusco from Lima, where a driver will be waiting to take you to your luxury boutique hotel in the Sacred Valley for check-in.

3 Maras Salt Mines - Sacred Valley - Atelier South America

Day 3 | Sacred Valley of the Incas

Your time in the Sacred Valley can be as active or easy-going as you like. While here, choose your own excursions such as the perfectly preserved ruins of Moray and Ollantaytambo, the hypnotic salt pools in Maras, an al fresco lunch against the backdrop of the Sacred Valley, and so much more.

4 Lama Machu Picchu Citadel - Atelier South America

Day 4 | Sacred Valley/Machu Picchu/Cusco

Often voted the World’s Top Travel Destination, day 4 of your Ancient Inca and the Amazon tour takes you to Machu Picchu, a place that has captured the imagination of countless visitors over the years. Once here, it’s easy to see why. To get there, board the 5-star Hiram Bingham train through the Sacred Valley for first-class service and food on one of the most scenic rail journeys in South America. Then, discover The Lost City on a private guided tour and take some time at leisure around the Citadel. Later, return to Cusco on a luxury train and be treated to gourmet food and entertainment along the way.

5 Cusco City - Atelier South America

Day 5 | Cusco

The fascinating ancient sites, stunning buildings and cultural highlights of Cusco are endless. Today is best spent enjoying them all, your way. You can visit the famous Cathedral, San Pedro Market, Plaza De Armas or perhaps Sacsayhuaman Fortress, Qorikancha Temple (the most important of its kind in the Inca Empire), and so much more. Later, why not simply lose yourself around the atmospheric – and historic – streets of Downtown Cusco and find a fantastic restaurant to indulge in.

6 Aqua Nera Suite by Aqua Expeditions - Amazon River - Atelier South America

Day 6 | Cusco/Lima/Iquitos/Nauta

For a complete change of pace – and environment – your next stop turns man-made wonders into natural ones, as you fly to Iquitos in the mighty Amazon Rainforest. Your home for the next 3 nights will be a luxurious Amazon River cruise vessel, able to take you to corners of the rainforest no land tour ever could – and in style, too. Once aboard, settle into your plush cabin and enjoy your first evening in the Amazon with a gourmet meal.

7 Amazon Canoeing with Aqua Cruises - Amazon River - Atelier South America

Day 7-8 | Amazon River Cruise

The experience of sailing down the Amazon River aboard a boutique cruise vessel is unlike anything else. Onboard you’ll be treated to fantastic food, knowledgeable guides, well- equipped and comfy cabins, an observation deck and even spa room and plunge pool. Yet, the real draw lies along the riverbanks and deep within the Amazon Rainforest itself. In the company of your guide and fellow explorers, take your pick from all kinds of wildlife walks, on-land and over-water excursions in search of caiman, monkeys, parrots, medicinal plants, rare species and more during 3 phenomenal days. From early morning birdwatching boat rides to twilight nature tours – and everything in between, your time in the Amazon is sure to leave its mark.

9 Nature Excursions with Aqua Expeditions - Amazon River - Atelier South America

Day 9 | Iquitos/Lima

As the trip draws to a close, you can take one last early morning excursion before your onward flight to Lima and home, full of priceless memories of Peru.

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