Amazon & Machu Picchu Discovery
Duration
12
NIGHTS
Departure
Apr 05
2020
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$6,099
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All Inclusive River Cruise and Machu Picchu Tour

Delfin III Delfin III

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.

Brand g Vacations All Gay Amazon River Cruise & Machu Picchu TourJoin Brand g Vacations for a 12-night 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.

This unique program features an immersive river cruise aboard the luxurious Delfin III, which 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 near the Inca capitol of Cusco. From here, you board a vista dome train for a scenic journey to Machu Picchu, the mystical stone city built by the Incas in the 15th century. Afterwards you'll spend two nights in Cusco and enjoy guided tours of the most significant Inca sites before departing for your flight home.

It's the perfect combination of inspiring places and rich history in the comfort of an all-gay environment.

Early booking savings of $500 per person available through May 31, 2019.

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12 Night Amazon Cruise & Machu Picchu Discovery

12-night all-inclusive Peruvian adventure including 2 nights in Lima; 4-night Amazon River cruise; 3 nights in the Sacred Valley; 1 night in Machu Picchu village, and 2 nights in Cusco.
Date (2020)DayDestinationNotes
Apr 5Sun1Lima, PeruArrive the Jorge Chavez International Airport, where you will be greeted by a Brand G representative and transferred to the centrally located Hyatt Miraflores.
Apr 6Mon2Lima, PeruAfter a morning briefing, depart the hotel for 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. Continue to the Cathedral which houses the remains of Francisco Pizarro, the founder of Lima. Enjoy lunch and a guided tour at the Larco Museum before a panoramic drive back to Miraflores through San Isidro. Enjoy the evening at your leisure. (B/L)
Apr 7Tue3InquitosAfter breakfast, fly from Lima to Iquitos, where you will be met by a member of the Delfin III team. You'll travel to Nauta, which lies between Iquitos and the Maraon River, and embark the Delfin III for your Amazon river cruise. Enjoy a cocktail reception and welcome dinner. (B/L/D/Welcome Reception)
Apr 8Wed4Samiria RiverToday, the skiffs skim the Samiria River and its tributaries, where an abundance of wildlife hides in the deep rainforest. This is also a popular dolphin feeding spot. After lunch you will cruise through the creeks of Yanayaquillo. You'll have the chance to go out on a kayak or swim in the jungle river along with the famous pink dolphins! (B/L/D)
Apr 9Thu5Yanayacu, Pucate RiversA 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. (B/L/D)
Apr 10Fri6Fundo Casual / San FranciscoMorning cruise through the Yanayacu and Pucate Rivers, 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, 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 11Sat7NautaThis morning, you'll disembark the Delfin III. On your return 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 why they are on the endangered species list. At Iquitos airport, board a connecting flight through Lima to Cusco and transfer to the Tambo del Inka Hotel in the Sacred Valley. (B/D)
Apr 12Sun8UrubambaUrubamba Valley is located in the Andes and below the ancient sacred city of Machu Picchu. Enjoy the morning at leisure sleep in, visit the spa, get in a work-out. In the afternoon take a scenic drive into the mountains to the Saltpans of Maras, which have existed since Pre-Incan times, and the archaeological Incan crop research site of Moray. Tonight, enjoy dinner as a group at the Tambo del Inka hotel. (B/D)
Apr 13Mon9Sacred ValleyThe morning is at your leisure to enjoy the attractions and activities of the Tambo del Inka. In the afternoon, enjoy a local lunch and then explore Ollantaytambo, the predecessor to Machu Picchu with its huge Incan fortress rising from the edge of town. Dinner is on your own. (B/L)
Apr 14Tue10Machu Picchu, PeruAfter breakfast, board the train in Ollantaytambo for the scenic journey to Aguas Calientes, where you'll enjoy lunch prior to venturing to the summit start the tour of Mach Picchu. 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. Enjoy dinner as a group at the hotel. (B/L/D)
Apr 15Wed11Cusco, PeruThis 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-advance sign-up required). 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)
Apr 16Thu12Cusco, PeruA morning walking tour takes you to the Plaza de Armas central square and a visit to the Cathedral, one of the most imposing structures in the city. The Cathedral houses an important collection of gold and silver work from the colonial period as well as a beautiful collection of oil on canvas. Continue with a visit to the Koricancha and the Convent of Santo Domingo, the most important temple dedicated to the worship of the sun by the ancient Incans. Following the walking tour, you'll have free time for lunch and independent exploration. In the evening, gather for a pisco tasting and a festive dinner at Republica del Pisco. (B/D)
Apr 17Fri13Cusco, PeruFollowing breakfast at the hotel, visit the Sacsayhuaman fortress, one of the emblematic Inca constructions, built by Inca Pachactec in the 15th century. It is a huge fortress made of very large stones, and the manner in which they were transported and cut is still a mystery. Then visit the Pre-Columbian Art Museum, which contains a large collection of pieces from different cultures that inhabited the Peruvian territory. Return to the hotel for a farewell lunch before your transfer to the Cusco airport and your departure flight. (B/L)

Early Booking Savings available through May 31, 2019.

Departure DatePrice From
Apr 05, 2020$6,099
CategoryRegular PriceSpecial RateAvailability
Owners Suite - Located on the Upper Deck, the 597-square foot Owner Suite features a king-size bed and floor-to-ceiling, wraparound glass windows. $7,999N/A
Corner Suite - Located on the Main Deck, the 253-square foot Corner Suites offer king-size beds and floor-to-ceiling, panoramic glass windows. $7,299$6,799
Upper Suite - Located on the Upper Deck, the 237-square foot suites feature two twin-size beds or one queen-size bed, panoramic glass windows, seating area, ample closet space and under bed storage.$6,399$5,899
Suites - Located on the Main Deck, the 237-square foot suites feature two twin-size beds or one queen-size bed, panoramic glass windows, seating area, ample closet space and under bed storage.$6,099$5,599
Single Cabin - Located on the Main Deck, the 120-square foot cabin features twin-size bed, panoramic glass window, writing desk, and under bed storage.$6,099N/A
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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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Inclusions

  • 2 nights hotel accommodations in Lima including welcome reception and daily breakfast.
  • Guided tour of Lima including welcome lunch.
  • Domestic flight from Lima to Iquitos, the gateway to the Amazon.
  • 4 night cruise including all meals.
  • Cruise includes local pisco based cocktails, local beers, and local sodas with lunch and dinner as well as house wine with dinner.
  • All excursions during cruise.
  • Domestic flights from Iquitos to Cusco.
  • Transfer to Sacred Valley.
  • 3 nights hotel accommodations in the Sacred Valley including daily breakfast, one lunch and one dinner.
  • Guided tours in the Sacred Valley.
  • Vista Dome train to and from Machu Picchu.
  • 2 visits to Machu Picchu.
  • One night hotel accommodation in Machu Picchu village including breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Cusco including breakfast, one lunch and one dinner.
  • Half day city tour of Cusco and half day tour of the Sacsayhuaman fortress.
  • Lunches and dinners on land include two glasses of local beer, soft drinks or house wine.

Lodging

Hilton Miraflores Hotel, LimaHilton 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.

Tambo del Inka Luxury Hotel, Urubamba, PeruTambo del Inka Luxury Hotel

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 HotelSumaq Machu Picchu Hotel

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 Luxury CollectionPalacio del Inka Luxury Collection

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.