Amazon To The Andes - Teenage Adventure

Amazon To The Andes - Teenage Adventure Amazon To The Andes - Teenage Adventure
From R23399 land only *
Duration: 12 Days

Valid travel dates: to

What's Included

  • Inca Trail guided hike with cooks and porters (4-day)
  • Planeterra-supported handmade biodegradable soap products for use on the Inca Trail
  • Machu Picchu guided tour
  • Amazon Jungle stay at the exclusive G Lodge Amazon (3-day)
  • Guided excursions with naturalists
  • Rubber boot use
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 11 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners. (Allow USD150-240 for meals not included.)
  • Public bus, plane, train, boat, canoe, hiking.
  • G Representatives in Lima and Cusco, specialist Inca Trail CEO on hike, expert jungle guide in Amazon.
  • Small group experience; Max 16, avg 12
  • Hotels/guesthouses (6 nts), camping (3 nts), G Lodge Amazon (2 nts).

Day 1Lima

Arrive at any time.
Day 2Lima/Cusco(1B)

Early flight to Cusco. Free day for shopping and exploring the city. Optional city tour.
Day 3Cusco/Ollantaytambo(1B, 1L)

Full-day guided tour of the Sacred Valley and Ollantaytambo ruins along with a visit to a Planeterra-supported women's weaving project in a local community. Visit the Planeterra-supported Sacred Valley Community Restaurant in Huchuy Qosco, an indigenous village, for lunch. Shopping opportunities at a local market.
Day 4Ollantaytambo/Wayllabamba Camp(1B, 1L, 1D)

Depart Ollantaytambo by van to km 82 where the hike begins.
Day 5Wayllabamba Camp/Paqaymayo Camp(1B, 1L, 1D)

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.
Day 6Paqaymayo Camp/Wiñaywayna(1B, 1L, 1D)

Cross two more passes and ruins along the way. 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 cloud forest on the 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 1.5 hrs further along, near the Wiñay Wayna ruins (Forever Young) located at 2,650m (8,694 ft).
Day 7Wiñaywayna/Cusco(1B)

The final day of the hike starts pre-dawn to reach the Sun Gate before sunrise. Wake up around 03:30 and walk to the checkpoint. Catch the first views of the breathtaking ruins of Machu Picchu on a clear day. Hike down to Machu Picchu for a guided tour of the site and free time to explore. Opt to visit the Inca Bridge, if time allows.

Catch the bus to Aguas Calientes to meet the CEO and any non-hiking members of your group. Eat and relax before your train back to Cusco in the afternoon.
Day 8Cusco(1B)

Free day to explore Cusco or relax. Active options include whitewater rafting, horseback riding and mountain biking.
Day 9Cusco/Tambopata(1B, 1L, 1D)

Fly to Puerto Maldonado and continue by motorized boat to our comfortable, intimate and exclusive G Lodge Amazon.
Day 10Tambopata(1B, 1L, 1D)

Enjoy guided excursions by expert naturalists to spot wildlife at nearby oxbow lakes and clay licks.
Day 11Tambopata/Lima(1B)

Fly back to Lima and opt for a final dinner and night out.
Day 12Lima(1B)

Depart at any time.


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