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Amazon to the Andes & Galápagos South & Central Islands

Experience the iconic highlights of South America in one incredible adventure. Hike the Inca Trail to the Lost City of Machu Picchu, explore the steamy Amazon from the comfort of our intimate G Lodge Amazon, spend seven nights exploring the Galápagos aboard the Xavier and snorkel the waters of the Galápagos. Our exclusively operated fleet of yachts offers great value and in Peru, we run our own treks, ensuring the fair treatment of our porters and the quality of food and equipment as you follow the Inca Trail to majestic Machu Picchu.

Please Note: Internal flights are included.

12 November, 2019 to 02 December, 2019 Make a booking request for Amazon to the Andes & Galápagos South & Central Islands, departing on 12 November, 2019

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Twin £ 4905 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 lower deck double-occupancy cabins with port hole, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Twin £ 5205 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 upper deck double-occupancy cabins with window, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
26 November, 2019 to 16 December, 2019 Make a booking request for Amazon to the Andes & Galápagos South & Central Islands, departing on 26 November, 2019

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Twin £ 4905 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 lower deck double-occupancy cabins with port hole, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Twin £ 5205 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 upper deck double-occupancy cabins with window, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
10 December, 2019 to 30 December, 2019 Make a booking request for Amazon to the Andes & Galápagos South & Central Islands, departing on 10 December, 2019

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Twin £ 5165 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 lower deck double-occupancy cabins with port hole, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Twin £ 5165 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 upper deck double-occupancy cabins with window, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
24 December, 2019 to 13 January, 2020 Make a booking request for Amazon to the Andes & Galápagos South & Central Islands, departing on 24 December, 2019

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Twin £ 5029 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 lower deck double-occupancy cabins with port hole, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Twin £ 5029 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 upper deck double-occupancy cabins with window, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
07 January, 2020 to 27 January, 2020 Make a booking request for Amazon to the Andes & Galápagos South & Central Islands, departing on 07 January, 2020

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Twin £ 4845 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 lower deck double-occupancy cabins with port hole, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Twin £ 5039 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 upper deck double-occupancy cabins with window, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
21 January, 2020 to 10 February, 2020 Make a booking request for Amazon to the Andes & Galápagos South & Central Islands, departing on 21 January, 2020

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Twin £ 4845 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 lower deck double-occupancy cabins with port hole, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Twin £ 5039 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 upper deck double-occupancy cabins with window, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
03 March, 2020 to 23 March, 2020 Make a booking request for Amazon to the Andes & Galápagos South & Central Islands, departing on 03 March, 2020

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Twin £ 4959 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 lower deck double-occupancy cabins with port hole, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Twin £ 5165 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 upper deck double-occupancy cabins with window, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
17 March, 2020 to 06 April, 2020 Make a booking request for Amazon to the Andes & Galápagos South & Central Islands, departing on 17 March, 2020

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Twin £ 5029 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 lower deck double-occupancy cabins with port hole, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Twin £ 5235 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 upper deck double-occupancy cabins with window, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
31 March, 2020 to 20 April, 2020 Make a booking request for Amazon to the Andes & Galápagos South & Central Islands, departing on 31 March, 2020

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Twin £ 5029 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 lower deck double-occupancy cabins with port hole, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Twin £ 5235 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 upper deck double-occupancy cabins with window, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
14 April, 2020 to 04 May, 2020 Make a booking request for Amazon to the Andes & Galápagos South & Central Islands, departing on 14 April, 2020

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Twin £ 4959 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 lower deck double-occupancy cabins with port hole, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Twin £ 5165 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 upper deck double-occupancy cabins with window, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
12 May, 2020 to 01 June, 2020 Make a booking request for Amazon to the Andes & Galápagos South & Central Islands, departing on 12 May, 2020

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Twin £ 4905 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 lower deck double-occupancy cabins with port hole, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Twin £ 5095 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 upper deck double-occupancy cabins with window, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
21 July, 2020 to 10 August, 2020 Make a booking request for Amazon to the Andes & Galápagos South & Central Islands, departing on 21 July, 2020

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Twin £ 4945 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 lower deck double-occupancy cabins with port hole, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Twin £ 5135 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 upper deck double-occupancy cabins with window, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
04 August, 2020 to 24 August, 2020 Make a booking request for Amazon to the Andes & Galápagos South & Central Islands, departing on 04 August, 2020

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Twin £ 4945 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 lower deck double-occupancy cabins with port hole, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Twin £ 5135 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 upper deck double-occupancy cabins with window, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
18 August, 2020 to 07 September, 2020 Make a booking request for Amazon to the Andes & Galápagos South & Central Islands, departing on 18 August, 2020

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Twin £ 4999 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 lower deck double-occupancy cabins with port hole, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Twin £ 5095 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 upper deck double-occupancy cabins with window, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
01 September, 2020 to 21 September, 2020 Make a booking request for Amazon to the Andes & Galápagos South & Central Islands, departing on 01 September, 2020

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Twin £ 4959 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 lower deck double-occupancy cabins with port hole, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Twin £ 5095 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 upper deck double-occupancy cabins with window, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
15 September, 2020 to 05 October, 2020 Make a booking request for Amazon to the Andes & Galápagos South & Central Islands, departing on 15 September, 2020

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Twin £ 4959 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 lower deck double-occupancy cabins with port hole, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Twin £ 5095 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 upper deck double-occupancy cabins with window, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
29 September, 2020 to 19 October, 2020 Make a booking request for Amazon to the Andes & Galápagos South & Central Islands, departing on 29 September, 2020

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Twin £ 4959 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 lower deck double-occupancy cabins with port hole, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Twin £ 5095 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 upper deck double-occupancy cabins with window, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
13 October, 2020 to 02 November, 2020 Make a booking request for Amazon to the Andes & Galápagos South & Central Islands, departing on 13 October, 2020

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Twin £ 4959 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 lower deck double-occupancy cabins with port hole, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Twin £ 5095 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 upper deck double-occupancy cabins with window, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
27 October, 2020 to 16 November, 2020 Make a booking request for Amazon to the Andes & Galápagos South & Central Islands, departing on 27 October, 2020

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Twin £ 4959 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 lower deck double-occupancy cabins with port hole, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Twin £ 5095 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 upper deck double-occupancy cabins with window, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
10 November, 2020 to 30 November, 2020 Make a booking request for Amazon to the Andes & Galápagos South & Central Islands, departing on 10 November, 2020

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Twin £ 4905 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 lower deck double-occupancy cabins with port hole, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Twin £ 5205 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 upper deck double-occupancy cabins with window, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
24 November, 2020 to 14 December, 2020 Make a booking request for Amazon to the Andes & Galápagos South & Central Islands, departing on 24 November, 2020

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Twin £ 4905 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 lower deck double-occupancy cabins with port hole, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Twin £ 5205 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 upper deck double-occupancy cabins with window, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
08 December, 2020 to 28 December, 2020 Make a booking request for Amazon to the Andes & Galápagos South & Central Islands, departing on 08 December, 2020

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Upper Deck Twin £ 5165 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 upper deck double-occupancy cabins with window, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo
Lower Deck Twin £ 5165 GBP pp (+ Galapagos Islands Park Entry Fee + Transit Control Card £100 GBP pp)
4 lower deck double-occupancy cabins with port hole, air conditioning, private facilities, TV & DVD player in lounge area.
view cabin photo

Amazon to the Andes & Galápagos South & Central Islands itinerary:

show reverse itinerary
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.
Day 3 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).
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.
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.
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).
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.
Day 8 Cusco
Continue to explore Cusco on a free day in the city.
Day 9 Cusco/Tambopata
Fly to Puerto Maldonado and continue by motorized boat to the comfortable and intimate G Lodge Amazon.
Day 10 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.
Day 11 Tambopata/Lima
Fly back to Lima for an optional final dinner and night out.
Day 12 Lima/Quito
Fly to Quito. Flight is unescorted and included in the price of the tour.
Day 13 Quito/Puerto Baquerizo Moreno
Fly to San Cristóbal Island. Meet the guide and transfer to the boat. Visit Isla Lobos in the afternoon to spot blue-footed boobies, marine iguanas and sea lions.
Day 14 North Seymour/Mosquera Islet
Explore two tiny islands that are big on wildlife. North Seymour offers great views of nesting seabirds, including frigatebirds and Mosquera is home to large colonies of sea lions.
Day 15 Santiago Island/Bartolomé Island
Visit Sullivan Bay on Santiago Island to witness the giant lava formations contrasting the white-coral sand beach. Continue to Bartolomé Island for a guided tour to see the dramatic volcanic features before hiking to a panoramic viewpoint.
Day 16 Puerto Ayora
Visit the Charles Darwin Research Station to see the giant Galápagos tortoises and go on an excursion to the Santa Cruz Highlands. Free time for shopping or exploration of Puerto Ayora.
Day 17 Rábida Island/Bachas Beach
Land at Rábida Island for a visit to a saltwater lagoon and sea lion colony. Afternoon excursion to Bachas Beach for walks to observe the bird and wildlife as well as free time for swimming and snorkelling.
Day 18 Floreana Island
Land at Punta Cormorant on Floreana Island. Guided walks to observe the bird and wildlife and learn about the natural history. Visit Post Office Bay in the afternoon. Snorkelling excursion at Champion Islet.
Day 19 Punta Suárez/Bahía Gardner
Visit Punta Suárez and Gardner Bay on Española Island. Enjoy guided walks to observe wildlife and free time for swimming or snorkelling.
Day 20 Puerto Baquerizo Moreno/Quito
Visit the Interpretation Centre on San Cristóbal Island before flying back to Quito.
Day 21 Quito
Depart at any time.
Please Note:
Itineraries are subject to change.

Amazon to the Andes & Galápagos South & Central Islands reverse itinerary:

show main itinerary
Itineraries are subject to change.
Depart at any time.
Visit the Interpretation Centre on San Cristóbal Island before flying back to Quito.
Visit Punta Suárez and Gardner Bay on Española Island. Enjoy guided walks to observe wildlife and free time for swimming or snorkelling.
Land at Punta Cormorant on Floreana Island. Guided walks to observe the bird and wildlife and learn about the natural history. Visit Post Office Bay in the afternoon. Snorkelling excursion at Champion Islet.
Land at Rábida Island for a visit to a saltwater lagoon and sea lion colony. Afternoon excursion to Bachas Beach for walks to observe the bird and wildlife as well as free time for swimming and snorkelling.
Visit the Charles Darwin Research Station to see the giant Galápagos tortoises and go on an excursion to the Santa Cruz Highlands. Free time for shopping or exploration of Puerto Ayora.
Visit Sullivan Bay on Santiago Island to witness the giant lava formations contrasting the white-coral sand beach. Continue to Bartolomé Island for a guided tour to see the dramatic volcanic features before hiking to a panoramic viewpoint.
Explore two tiny islands that are big on wildlife. North Seymour offers great views of nesting seabirds, including frigatebirds and Mosquera is home to large colonies of sea lions.
Fly to San Cristóbal Island. Meet the guide and transfer to the boat. Visit Isla Lobos in the afternoon to spot blue-footed boobies, marine iguanas and sea lions.
Fly to Quito. Flight is unescorted and included in the price of the tour.
Fly back to Lima for an optional final dinner and night out.
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.
Fly to Puerto Maldonado and continue by motorized boat to the comfortable and intimate G Lodge Amazon.
Continue to explore Cusco on a free day in the city.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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).
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.
Arrive at any time.
* = Indicative
Map for Amazon to the Andes & Galápagos South & Central Islands
Xavier III, the ship servicing Amazon to the Andes & Galápagos South & Central Islands

Xavier III

Vessel Type: Expedition Cruising

Length: 25.5m

Passenger Capacity: 16

Built/Refurbished: 1998

 

When it comes to our stellar fleet of Galápagos vessels, the Xavier III is made for both great value and great service. Imagine all the luxury of fresh gourmet food, daily excursions to explore the islands, and picturesque views of the area from the top deck – all this with an unbelievable price to boot.

Capacity: 16 passengers.

Cabins: Eight twin-occupancy cabins with private bathrooms and A/C. All cabins feature side by side berths located on the upper or lower deck.

Boat layout: Main deck features the lounge, bar and dining room with coffee station. A deck above is the Sundeck and Upper deck cabins. Interior lounge on main deck with TV & DVD player for daily briefings and presentations.

Cabin layout for Xavier III
• Your G for Good Moment: Ccaccaccollo Community and Women's Weaving Co-op visit, Ccaccaccollo

• Your G for Good Moment: Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley, Lamay

• Your Discover Moment: Cusco

• Sacred Valley guided tour

• Pottery making demonstration

• Inca Trail guided hike with cook and porters (4-day)

• Machu Picchu guided tour

• Amazon Jungle stay at the exclusive G Lodge Amazon (3-day)

• Cruise the Galápagos Islands aboard the Xavier (7 nts)

• Snorkelling at Isla Lobos, North Seymour, Sullivan Bay, Bartolomé and Champion Islet

• Hike to the Bartolomé Island viewpoint overlooking the famous Pinnacle Rock

• Highlands and wild tortoise excursion (Santa Cruz Island)

• Visit to the Charles Darwin Research Station

• Visit to Post Office Bay (Floreana Island)

• Visit to a wildlife interpretation centre (San Cristóbal Island)
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