Smartly designed, the 22-cabin Delfin III provides the ultimate in comfort, with five-star amenities. The ship is beautifully finished with the finest details, hardwood floors, designer furniture, and handmade Peruvian artifacts. The top deck features beautiful indoor and outdoor lounge, a sundeck with plunge pool, a spa and gym, and the bar.
Expert naturalists travel with the ship and provide daily, guided excursions.
The spacious suites feature floor-to-ceiling windows and offer individual climate control, daily housekeeping with turn-down service, the finest bed linens and duvets, luxuriously soft robes and slippers, all natural therapeutic bath amenities, generous closet and under-bed storage space, and much more.
Join Brand g Vacations for an 11-day all-inclusive Peruvian adventure including an Amazon River cruise and culminating with a comprehensive Machu Picchu experience.
Peru is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world offering a unique combination of nature, wildlife, archaeology and cultural heritage.
The custom designed land program provides authentic, educational, and culturally-enriching encounters daily. Few trips offer as rich an experience of Peru's diverse natural and cultural treasures.
After disembarkation, you will continue on to the Sacred Valley near the Inca capitol of Cusco. From here, you board a train for a scenic journey to Machu Picchu, the mystical stone city built by the Incas in the 15th century.
It's the perfect combination of inspiring places and rich history in the comfort of an all-gay environment.
|Apr 22||Sun||1||Lima, Peru||Arrive the Jorge Chavez International Airport, where you will be greeted by a Brand G representative and transferred to the centrally located Hyatt Miraflores.|
|Apr 23||Mon||2||Lima, Peru||Enjoy a panoramic drive through Miraflores and San Isidro and to see the sites of "Parque de los Enamorados" (Lover's Park), and enjoy a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean. Continue to the historic center of Lima, a UNESCO world heritage site, where you will see the Cathedral, the Government Palace, the Archbishop's Palace, and City Hall. Visit the Church and Convent of the San Francisco Monastery, the most significant religious site in Lima, which provides insight into life during Spanish colonial times, and the catacombs, which served as a burial ground until 1808. Continue to the Cathedral which houses the remains of Francisco Pizarro, the founder of Lima. After an included lunch, enjoy the afternoon at leisure. (B/L)|
|Apr 24||Tue||3||Iquitos||After breakfast, fly from Lima to Iquitos, where you will be met by a member of the Delfin III team. You'll travel to Nauta, the oldest city in the department of Loreto, which lies between Iquitos and the Maraon River. You will embark the Delfin III for your Amazon river cruise. Enjoy a cocktail reception and welcome dinner. (B/L/D/Welcome Reception)|
|Apr 25||Wed||4||Samiria River / Yanayucu River||Today, the skiffs skim the Samiria River and its tributaries, where an abundance of wildlife hides in the deep rainforest, such as blue and yellow macaws, scarlet macaws, toucans, umbrella birds, monkeys, and river others, capybaras and more. This is also a popular dolphin feeding spot. After lunch you will cruise through the creeks of Yanayaquillo. You'll cruise through the Yanayacu River, one of the best preserved and protected zones of the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. You will have the opportunity to swim in the jungle river along with the famous pink dolphins! (B/L/D)|
|Apr 26||Thu||5||Pucate River / Nauta Cano||Morning cruise through the Yanayacu and Pucate Rivers, peeking into different creeks and lagoons. This is one of the best preserved and protected zones of the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. After lunch explore Nauta Cao Creek, known for squirrel and silver back tamarillo monkeys, birds, dolphins, and even sloths! You will skim the riverbanks for small caimans and spiders, as well as insects of all colors, shapes and sizes. (B/L/D)|
|Apr 27||Fri||6||Fundo Casual / San Francisco||A morning walk at Fundo Casual jungle trail will take you deep into the rainforest on terra firme (non-flooded forest) where your guide will point out the dynamic creatures and vegetation of the Amazon. Next you will visit the community of San Francisco which will include a short skiff ride and jungle walk to meet local villagers who have called Amazonia their home for generations. Here you will visit a market featuring amazing arts and crafts from the local women. (B/L/D)|
|Apr 28||Sat||7||Nauta||This morning, you'll disembark the Delfin III. On your way back to the Iquitos airport, you'll visit the Rescue and Rehabilitation Center of River Mammals (ACOBIA) where you will have the chance to meet baby manatees and learn about these wonderful and docile creatures and why they are on the endangered species list. Land personnel will wait for you at the airport and give your boarding passes and help you check in. After a connecting flight through Lima, you will arrive in Cusco and transfer to the Aranwa Sacred Valley Hotel. (B/D)|
|Apr 29||Sun||8||Urubamba||Urubamba Valley is located in the Andes close to the Inca capital of Cusco, and below the ancient sacred city of Machu Picchu. Begin the day with a drive through the town of Maras to the Saltpans, which have existed since Pre-Incan times. Continue to the town of Ollantaytambo with its huge Incan fortress rising from the edge of town. After lunch continue to Urubamba for a visit to the Pablo Seminario Ceramic workshop. Pablo and his wife have developed a technique of ceramics which reflects the ancient Peruvian culture. Pablo has exhibits of his artwork in the Pre Columbian museum in Cusco and also the Field Museum in Chicago. (B/L)|
|Apr 30||Mon||9||Machu Picchu, Peru||After breakfast, board the train in Ollantaytambo for the scenic journey to Aguas Calientes, the starting point for the tour of Machu Picchu, the "Lost City of the Incas." A local expert will guide you through the marvelous citadel, the main plaza, the royal quarters, and the Temple of Three Windows before checking into the Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel. (B/L/D)|
|May 1||Tue||10||Cusco, Peru||This morning the choice is yours to make a second visit to Machu Picchu mountain in the early morning, or you could opt to climb Huaynapicchu (limited based on availability). Otherwise, the morning is yours to explore Machu Picchu Village on your own. This afternoon, return to Ollantaytambo by train, and transfer to Cusco. Upon arrival, check-in to the Palacio del Inka Luxury Collection Hotel in Cusco and enjoy your evening at leisure. (B/L)|
|May 2||Wed||11||Cusco, Peru||This morning the choice is yours to make a second visit to Machu Picchu mountain in the early morning, or you could opt to climb Huaynapicchu (limited based on availability). Otherwise, the morning is yours to explore Machu Picchu Village on your own. This afternoon, return to Ollantaytambo by train, and transfer to Cusco. Upon arrival, check-in to the Palacio del Inka Luxury Collection Hotel in Cusco and enjoy your evening at leisure. (B/L)|
Early Booking Rate Available Until July 31, 2017
|Departure Date||Price From|
|April 22, 2018||$5,299|
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The fares are per person USD, based on double occupancy. Fares include fees and government taxes. Cruise Port Charges are an additional $130 and suggested Gratuities of $210 are additional. A single supplement of 70% is available on Upper Suite and Suite categories.
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Hilton Miraflores (Lima) Situated in the heart of Lima, Hilton Miraflores is within walking distance of Ricardo Palma Cultural Center, Kennedy Park, and Calle de las Pizzas. Also nearby are Miraflores Central Park and Larcomar. The air-conditioned guestrooms include minibars and safes. Complimentary wireless and wired high-speed Internet access is available in public areas and a computer station is located on site.
Palacio del Inka presents a captivating variety of rare opportunities and state-of-the-art amenities that guarantee an enriching and memorable stay in Cusco. Situated in the center of the city, the hotel is encircled by Inka foundations topped with colonial constructions, museums, storied archeological sites, premier restaurants, and vibrant local markets. Free Wi-Fi in public areas and full service spa are among the amenities.
Sacred Valley Hotel & Wellness is built on a seventeenth century colonial hacienda by the Vilcanota River, just one hour away from the city of Cusco and 30 minutes from Ollantaytambo train station; on the route to Machu Picchu. The hotel offers rooms decorated in colonial style as well as other modern minimalist decor in one of the most beautiful landscapes in the world.
Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel is a family-owned, luxury hotel. Sumaq's location allows guests to forget all their worries while concentrating on the beautiful landscapes, with lush vegetation, soaring mountains, descending valleys, ancient trails, and an amazing waterfall. Located in the Machu Picchu historic sanctuary,and on the banks of the Vilcanota River, Sumaq is a 10-minute walk to the Aguas Calientes Train Station.
May 2 - 5, 2018
$1,399 per person double occupancy
$1,799 single occupancy
Cap off your journey with a second night in Cusco, followed by two nights on the shores of Lake Titicaca, yet another of Peru's natural wonders.