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 tour.
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. The cruise aboard the luxurious Delfin III offers some of the most spacious accommodations along the Amazon River. This smartly designed, 44-passenger, colonial-style vessel, provides the ultimate in comfort, with five-star amenities.
After disembarkation, you will continue on to the Sacred Valley. 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 7||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 8||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 9||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 10||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 11||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 12||Fri||6||Fundo Casual / San Francisco||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 13||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 14||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. Enjoy the morning at leisure sleep in, visit the spa, get in a work-out. This afternoon takes us on a scenic drive into the mountains to the incredible Saltpans of Maras which have existed since Pre-Incan times and the mind boggling archaeological Incan crop research site of Moray. Tonight we enjoy dinner as a group at the Tambo del Inka hotel. (B/D)|
|Apr 15||Mon||9||Sacred Valley||This morning we visit Ollantaytambo, the predecessor to Machu Picchu with its huge Incan fortress rising from the edge of town. After there is time for shopping before we continue to lunch at Tunupa Restaurant. Following lunch you'll again have time to relax and unwind at the beautiful Tambo del Inka hotel or perhaps take in some optional adventure activities such as horseback riding, kayaking or stand up paddle boarding. Dinner tonight is on your own. (B/L)|
|Apr 16||Tue||10||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)|
|Apr 17||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)|
|Departure Date||Price From|
|April 7, 2019||$5,599|
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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 $2,500 is available on Upper Suite and Suite categories.
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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.
The luxurious Tambo del Inka has one of the top-rated locations in Urubamba. The elegant rooms feature native fabrics and local design, and have private balconies with views of the natural surroundings. All feature an LCD TV, iPod docking station, and exclusive marble bathrooms. Hawa restaurant serves delicious new Andean cuisine made with organic, homegrown ingredients. Kiri bar and terrace serves light snacks and cocktails, and guests can enjoy a daily breakfast buffet. Enjoy the pool or get in a workout in the modern gym, and unwind afterwards with natural massage. Then relax in the cozy lounge, featuring a classic billiards table and variety of board games.
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.
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.
April 18 - 21, 2019
$1,499 per person double occupancy
$1,899 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.