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Cuzco, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu, Amazon Jungle, Quito, Galapagos Islands.
Designed with the active family in mind, this fun-filled 2-week tour is the ultimate adventure holiday for those interested in nature and exploring new places and cultures. From the wonders of the Incan world to the natural playground of the Galapagos, this is a vacation your family will never forget.
Group Size:Max 15 (16 in the Galapagos), Avg 10 Group Leader:G.A.P leader Day 1-10, local guides at Machu Picchu and in the Amazon. Local naturalist guide (certified by Galapagos National Park) while in the Islands. Accommodation:Twin-share cabins on board our motorized yacht (4 nts), simple hotels/guest houses (9 nts), jungle lodge (2 nts). Transport:Local flights, train, motorized canoe and Galapagos yacht. Meals Included:All meals in the Galapagos and while in the jungle, continental breakfasts throughout. Budget:Allow USD200 for meals not included in Quito. For additional expenses, see dossier. Drinks and tips while on the yacht are extra. You must pay a USD100 (cash) Galapagos park entry fee immediately upon arrival to the Islands (subject to increase). Notes:
1. Passport details, full name and date of birth must be advised at the time of booking.
2. The Lima-Quito international flight (Day 10) is not included and must be purchased separately at the time of booking. The flight must arrive in Quito on Day 10.
3. Please note that at the minimum age for this tour is 6 and least one child between the ages of 6 to 17 must be travelling per booking.
4 nights in the Galapagos Islands
Guided tour of Machu Picchu
Amazon Jungle excursion (3 nights)
Arrival transfer and breakfast daily
Day 1 Arrive Lima: Arrive in Lima at any time.
Day 2 Cuzco: Fly to Cuzco and meet your local guide. Get to the hotel, relax and eplore the Incan spiritual sites of Sacsayhuaman and Tambo Machay.
Day 3 Aguas Calientes: Train through the Urubamba Valley to Aguas Calientes, at the foot of Machu Picchu. Enjoy scenery or the activity along the railway. Archaeology buffs can visit Machu Picchu independently before our guided tour. Wander the local market or enjoy the hot springs.
Day 4 Machu Picchu / Cuzco: Visit Machu Picchu in the morning light; the best time to view the 'Lost City of the Incas'. Walk through the site before the majority of tourists arrive , while our local guide provides a detailed interpretation of Incan history. Leave for Cuzco by train in the afternoon.
Day 5 Cuzco: With a friendly, colonial atmosphere, Cuzco offers nearby Inca ruins, cobblestone streets, museums, markets and churches. Rafting, horseback riding and mountain biking are possible options.
Day 6-8 Amazon Jungle (3B, 3L, 3D): Fly from the Andes to Puerto Maldonado, in the lowlands of the Amazon jungle. Travel by motorized canoe to our lodge in the Tambopata Rainforest Area, world record holder for the most bird sightings in one area. Explore the jungle with expert local guides.
Day 9 Lima: Fly to Lima via Cuzco for one final night in the City of Kings.
Day 10 Lima / Quito (B): Fly to Quito. Flight is unescorted, not included and must be pre-booked. Explore the city for the night.
Day 11-14 Galapagos (3B, 4L, 4D): Visit several islands, with wildlife and spectacular scenery. Each day travel with our naturalist from the yacht to the islands, via a small, motorized launch. On land explore the islands as our guide interprets the natural history and educates us on the wildlife. Most days you can snorkel among sea lions, or just relax out on deck.
Day 15 Galapagos / Quito (B): Visit one last island before flying to Quito. Free night in Quito.
Day 16 Depart Quito
B - breakfast L - lunch D - dinner
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Demand for these trips has grown over the years as our clients, and travellers in general, look to share their adventures with their new families. G.A.P Adventures offers families the opportunity to experience something more interesting and exciting than your normal beach or cruise holiday. The focus of these adventures is on authentic travel experiences and lots of fun.
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