The Luxurious Lifetime Exploration
Suggested: 10 Days, 9 Nights
Luxury Yacht Galapagos
- Culinary Delights of Lima.
- Learn from local artisans in Cusco
- High-End Train to Machu Picchu
- Nature at its best at the Small & Luxurious Galapagos Yacht visiting,Santa Cruz, Genovesa and Santiago Island
Prices per person from
Boutique & Luxury U$D 10
All our itineraries are 100% customized four you
Lima (Peru) culinary Paradise
Arrive in Lima, where a private transfer takes you to your boutique hotel.
Rest of the day free.
At night discover why Peru has been recognized as one of the world's best culinary destinations, a perfect option for foodie lovers. We will point you in the right direction with the best restaurant suggestions.
A Peruvian gastronomic experience in Lima
Your experience will start with a visit to the renowned “Surquillo” market, where you will be able to appreciate Peru’s produce and seafood. At the market, partake in a demonstration of Peruvian cooking and learning how to prepare a Pisco Sour.
Enjoy a local lunch paired with a bottle of local wine at one of our picked restaurants.
After lunch we will transfer you to the airport for your fly to Cusco. Upon arrival private transfer to your accommodation.
Cusco’s main attractions & artisans Atelier
Stroll Cusco’s streets and discover its main attractions. We stop for lunch at your picked Restaurant (from our selected list) and later visit the one of the locals of the most prestigious and important artisans in Cusco. After learning some crafts in the workshop, walk along San Blas, the Craftsmen neighbourhood and visit the stone with twelve angles.
Explore the Sacred Valley of the Incas
Explore the village and the market of Pisac, lunch at the Alhambra restaurant in Urubamba and continue to Ollantaytambo, the only Inca town that still preserves the pre-Hispanic architectural style. We will stay at the Inkaterra Sacred Valley, a contemporary hacienda-style hotel and the perfect base for our Machu Picchu adventures. A typical country accommodation, the hotel is surrounded by breathtaking mountain and valley views.
Dinner is based on a ‘land to table’ concept where guests are encouraged to pick their own organic plants and taste the most amazing dishes.
Feeling the energy at Machu Picchu citadel
Board the luxurious Hiram Bingham Train to reach Aguas Calientes town and then reach the majestic citadel of Machu Picchu by bus. Explore its ancient ruins and history and after lunch descend to Aguas Calientes and return to Cusco City.
Cusco – Quito
Fly from Cusco to Quito, including private airport transfers, to arrive at your lovely accommodation.
Galapagos yacht experience starts
observing giant tortoises
The morning is spent in transit as you fly into Galapagos.
Arrival to Baltra Airport and Transfer to the your Yacht for your Galapagos adventure
The guide and crew will greet you and show you to your accommodations upon your arrival. Afterwards, the guide and cruise manager will hold a short briefing on all safety and emergency protocols, different areas of the vessel and the normal routine of the itinerary.
During the afternoon we will visit Santa Cruz: Fausto Llerena Breeding Center.
The Charles Darwin Research Station is home to turtles ranging from 3-inches (new hatchlings) to 4-feet long. Subspecies of turtles interact with one another and many of the older turtles are accustomed to humans stretching out their heads for a photo opportunity. The babies are kept until they are about four years old and strong enough to survive on their own.
Highlights: Giant tortoises in captivity
Possible Activities: Walking
El Barranco - Darwin Bay
Also known as Prince Phillip's Steps, El Barranco’s steep, rocky paths leads up to a high cliff-face. A marvelous view can be appreciated from here. This site is also home to palo santo vegetation as well as red-footed boobies, short-eared lava owls, Galapagos swallows, and Galapagos doves
Highlights: Red-footed boobies, short-eared lava owls, storm-petrels, Galapagos doves
Possible Activities: Hiking (0.9 miles/2 km)
During the afternoon you will visit Darwin Bay. This white sand coral beach heads a half mile trail (0.75km) that winds through mangroves filled with land birds. Nazca boobies, red-footed boobies, and swallow-tailed gulls can be spotted here. Further down the path are tidal pools where sea lions swim playfully. At the end is a spectacular view off a cliff.
Highlights: Nazca boobies, red-footed boobies, swallow-tailed gulls, mangroves, coral pebbles beach, snorkeling: rays, colorful reef fish and hammerhead sharks
Possible Activities: Hiking (0.9 miles/1.5 km), snorkeling, kayaking & dinghy ride
Espumilla Beach, Buccaneer cove & egas port
In the morning visit Espumilla Beach and Buccaneer Cove.
Espumilla Beach is a popular place for marine iguanas and Sally Lightfoot crabs. The crabs attract the hunting herons performing the dance of predator and prey. With an abundance of marine life including octopi, moray eels, and sharks, snorkeling is highly recommended.
Possible Activities: Snorkeling and swimming
Buccaneer Cove is a testament to the fact that Santiago Island was once a refuge for British buccaneers. These pirates would anchor in the protected bay to make repairs and stock up on tortoise meat among other things. The steep cliffs, where hundreds of seabirds perch in front of the dark red sand beach, are a magnificent site.
Highlights: Sea birds, historical site, snorkeling, rock formations
Possible Activities: Short walk along the beach (less than 0.6 miles/1 km)
During the afternoon the cruise continues to
Also known as James Bay, Egas Port is home to the curious Galapagos hawks and quick-footed Galapagos lava lizards. The trail leads to a coastline with gorgeous tide pools and grottos full of fauna. Here the Galapagos fur sea lions bathe in the sun. This is also a great snorkeling site.
Highlights: Fur sea lions, Galapagos sea lions, tidal pools and “grottos”, Galapagos hawk, oyster catchers, marine iguanas, finches; snorkeling: reef sharks, turtles, rays, nice underwater formations.
Possible Activities: Snorkeling, hiking (1.2 miles/2 km)
Bachas Beach - Quito
Located on the north shore of Santa Cruz, Las Bachas is a swimming beach. One of the few remnants of the U.S. World War II presence in the Galapagos, a floating pier, can be seen here. You may see flamingos, Sally Lightfoot crabs, hermit crabs, black necked stilts, and whimbrels. Sea turtles also nest off the beach.
Highlights: World War II remnants
Animals: Sally Lightfoot crabs, hermit crabs, black necked stilts, whimbrels, sea turtles
Transfer to Baltra Airport to take your flight to Quito.
All-Inclusive 10-days Boutique & Luxury Lodges
U$D 10,190.-Per person
Prices are expressed in USA Dollars Per Person / Double occupancy
*Single basis Supplement U$D 5,105.-
Peak season supplement approx. 15% ( from December 19th to January 5th )
All Breakfasts All Transfers Excursions mentioned in the itinerary in private only for you. Meals as mentioned in the itinerary. Your personal concierge Serive (24/7) that will guarantee a stress-free travel experience.
Included in your trip
International or Domestic ( can be included upon request ) Domestic Flights for this trip: Buenos Aires-El Calafate // El Calafate - Iguazu// Iguazu Buenos aires
NOT Included in your trip
QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS TRIP?
Don’t forget to Join our Private South America Facebook Group now and flick us a question!
TESTIMONIALS FROM OUR TRAVELERS
Our trip through Across SouthAmerica was magical! It had definitely fulfilled our expectations and everyone in the company went above and beyond to ensure our trip was fabulous! Many thanks to Lilian, Valentina, Claudia and everyone from Across South America.
"How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard."
Let us bring you your dream South American vacation to life.
For Us, IT'S ALL ABOUT YOU
Authentic & Off The Beaten Track Experiences
We believe experiencing new countries in an authentic, real-life way is the best way to see the world.
Boutique & Family Company by
We’re able to craft South American vacations that are one-of-a-kind – nobody knows our backyard as we do.
100% Customized Trips Designed around You
Experience South America the way you want it. We create trips that are tailored to your needs and dreams.
We take the hassle out of travel planning for you.
We’re always on hand to help.
Sustainable & Community Conscious
Our trips seek to minimize the negative impacts on the environment and have a positive impact on local communities