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Cox and Kings Peru & Galapagos Odyssey

Cox and Kings Peru & Galapagos Odyssey

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The Incan treasures of Peru pair perfectly with the natural wonders of the Galápagos on this superior group tour. Explore Lima, the Peruvian capital, then continue to the Sacred Valley to see the legacy of the Incas – including mountaintop Machu Picchu. After a city tour of Ecuador’s capital, Quito, fly to the Galápagos Islands for your 4-night cruise. Your voyage around the islands includes land excursions alongside naturalist guides, seeking out the unique wildlife for which this archipelago is renowned.

  • International & internal flights
  • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
  • 4 & 5* accommodation
  • Selected Meals: 12 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 4 dinners
  • Welcome drink & farewell dinner on cruise
  • Guided sightseeing & entrance fees*
  • Experiences local tour guides
  • Porterage at hotels
  • Small group size (maximum 16 people)

*Galapagos National Park fee not included

  • Visit a lesser-known village in the Sacred Valley
  • See the wildlife of the Galapagos Islands from a small first-class yacht
  • Enjoy an artisanal chocolate experience in Quito

Day 1 – Fly to Lima

Fly from London to Lima and check into your hotel on arrival
(No meals)

Day 2 – Lima

Discover colonial and contemporary Lima, including the authentic Surquillo market, on a half-day tour and enjoy a pisco sour cocktail demonstration on the panoramic rooftop terrace of your hotel.

Day 3 – Fly to Cuzco

Fly to Cuzco, set in the Andes mountains, and transfer to the Sacred Valley via Chinchero to learn about traditional weaving.

Day 4 – Sacred Valley

This morning visit the Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo, and the lesser-visited village of Pachar with its award-winning artisanal brewery. Afternoon is at leisure.

Day 5 – Machu Picchu & Cuzco

Transfer to Ollanta station and board the Vistadome train to Machu Picchu. Take a guided tour of the striking ruins and a late afternoon train journey to Cuzco.
(Breakfast and lunch)

Day 6 – Cuzco

Half-day tour of the ancient capital of the Inca empire including the cathedral, San Blas district and the Koricancha Temple of the Sun. Afternoon at leisure or optional visit to Sacsayhuaman.

Day 7 – Fly to Quito via Lima

Fly to Lima and onto Quito, Ecuador’s capital city.

Day 8 – Quito

Morning tour of the historic centre including the impressive San Francisco church, the Middle of the World equatorial line monument, and Chez Tiff Chocolatier – where you can learn about Ecuadorian chocolate making.

Day 9 – Fly to the Galapagos

Fly to the Galápagos islands and board The Tribute for a 4-night cruise. This stylish small boat offers an immersive and luxurious way to explore the fascinating islands. Take shared shore excursions with a naturalist guide to see the variety of landscapes and wildlife, and enjoy close encounters with some of the rarest animals and birds, including land iguanas, giant tortoises, frigatebirds, Darwin’s finches, boobies and Galápagos penguins.
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Day 10 – Galapagos

In the morning, visit Santa Fé Island. Take a walk to spot curious sea lions and Galápagos hawks, perched at their outlooks, ready to swoop down and catch a lava lizard or baby marine iguana. There will be an opportunity to snorkel in the calm, turquoise waters of Barrington Bay. In the afternoon, explore Black Turtle Cove by dinghy.
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Day 11 – Galapagos

This morning, visit Darwin Bay on Genovesa Island. This remote outer island sits in the heart of a flooded crater and showcases a varied coastal ecosystem. In the lush mangroves, look for the frigatebirds and red-footed boobies that nest here, and listen for the distinctive calls of yellow warblers, Galápagos mockingbirds and Darwin’s finches. In the afternoon, visit Prince Philip’s Steps, named after the late Duke of Edinburgh, and home to the largest breeding colonies of Nazca and red-footed boobies, as well as the short-eared owl.
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Day 12 – Galapagos

Morning visit to Chinese Hat, just off the coast of Santiago Island, to see pioneering plant species, Galápagos sea lions, numerous marine iguanas, mockingbirds and eagles. This is an excellent spot for snorkelling, as it affords a chance to swim close to the critically endangered Galápagos penguin, in addition to sea lions and Pacific green turtles. Afternoon visit to the rust-red beach of Rabida Island, whose colour is the result of oxidising iron. The shallow green lagoon that borders the beach is an oasis, attracting various aquatic birds including pintails and – more rarely – American flamingos. Rabida is also home to a major breeding colony of brown pelicans
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Day 13 – Fly to UK

Morning visit to the Charlies Darwin Research Station, with its interpretation centre and giant tortoise breeding centre, before your flight to Guayaquil and onto the UK, via Amsterdam

Day 14 – Arrive in UK

Arrive back in the UK

Casa Andina Premium, Cuzco
Occupying an 18th-century mansion, Casa Andina Premium Cuzco is in the colonial part of Cuzco, beside Limacpampa square and just a few blocks’ walk from the main square. The hotel’s rooms combine traditional local furnishings with modern comforts. There is a central patio with a fountain, a colonial bar and a stylish restaurant decorated with traditional paintings.

The Tribute is the newest addition to the fleet of small Galápagos boats and offers an immersive and luxurious way to explore these wildlife-rich islands. The sophisticated and stylish design is complemented by a first-class service, expert guiding and fine dining. A maximum of 16 passengers can be accommodated in elegant staterooms with premium amenities and an exterior porthole or a picture window. Spacious indoor and outdoor social areas afford guests breathtaking views of the ocean and islands. The yacht offers a swim platform, snorkelling equipment and kayaks.

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