Independent Ecuador, Peru with Galapagos Cruise

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Destination Lima, Peru; Machu Picchu, Peru; Quito, Ecuador; Peguche, Ecuador; Magdalena, Ecuador; Galapagos Islands;
Duration 12 days 11 nights
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Come experience many of the must-see sites in South America. Hosted by local guides, this tour includes a Galapagos Island Cruise, sites in Ecuador and a visit to Peru - including Machu Picchu! This tour will give you many unforgettable memories.

To Book This Tour, Contact:

Karen Gerlach, Tour Manager
Tel: (801) 483-6152
Email Karen

Day 1:

Home Cities - Lima, Peru

Upon arrival into Peru you will transfer from the airport to your hotel.

Day 2:

Lima - Cusco, Peru

After your flight to Cusco, you will enjoy a city tour in the ancient capital city of the Incan Empire! It includes the main square, cathedral and Koricancha, a famous temple dedicated to the sun. Overnight in Cusco. (B)

Meals : Breakfast
Day 3:

Machu Picchu, Peru

Today you will have a guided visit to Machu Picchu,”Lost city of the Incas.” This UNESCO World Heritage Site was built in the classical Incan style, with polished dry-stone walls fitted with masterful precision. Its primary buildings are the Intihuatana, the Temple of the Sun and the Room with Three Windows. Overnight in Cusco. (B/L)

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4:

Cusco-Lima- Quito, Ecuador

Today you will fly Cusco to Lima and then into Quito, Ecuador. Transfer to the hotel and overnight.(B)

Meals : Breakfast
Day 5:


After breakfast enjoy a Colonial city tour with its bustling streets and squares in the largest historical old town in the Americas. This city is a multi-ethnic, artistic and cultural heritage destination. Overnight: Quito. (B)

Meals : Breakfast
Day 6:

Quito - Peguche - Cotacachi - Karanki

Today you will visit the village of Petuche with its traditional looms and Andean instruments. Next, you will go to Magdalena, once home to Atahulpa, the last of the Incan emperors. The Karanki community inhabit a paradise lost in time among llamas, condors, peaceful lagoons and the slopes of Imbabura Volcano. This is a perfect area to admire their embroidery work, harvesting and shepherding. You will overnight in this mountain town. (B/D)

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner
Day 7:

Magdalena Karanki - Salinas

After breakfast you will visit the Otavalo market where the handicraft fairs can be found, then drive to Ibarra to take the train that crosses mysterious tunnels through the mountains, astonishing bridges spanning wide gullies and a unique biodiversity. You will arrive in the Afro-Ecuadorian community of Salinas whose inhabitants are well-known for their agricultural activity. You will return to Quito and overnight. (B/L)

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch
Day 8:

Galapagos Cruise on M/Y Coral I & II or M/V Galapagos Legend

This morning you will take a flight to the Galapagos. You will board your all-inclusive 3-night cruise. Only a special few have he chance to travel to this paradise on Earth, sailing on a small charming ship with nautical wood and brass interior with wide outer decks and sea view cabins, Jacuzzi or pool and much more. Overnight on ship. (B/L/D)

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 9:

Galapagos Islands

While on your 3-night cruise multilingual naturalist guides will lead your daily shore excursions twice a day to a place unlike any other, full of wildlife and lectures explaining the geology, history, evolution, flora and fauna of the islands. Today you will see a variety of animals, including the prehistoric iguanas, giant tortoises and many exotic birds. Over-night on the ship. (B/L/D)

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 10:

Galapagos Islands

You will enjoy beautiful landscapes of volcanoes, lava cones and magma flows with many different type of plant life. (B/L/D)

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 11:

Galapagos Islands

On your cruise you will be able to swim and snorkel any time of the year in the warm clear waters of the beaches among tropical fish, Manta rays, sea lions, swordfish, sea turtles and other marine life. What an awesome experience! (B/L/D)

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 12:


Today is the end of your Galapagos adventure where you will transfer back to Quito and your returning flight home. (B)

*Itinerary is subject to change

Meals : Breakfast

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Price includes:

  • SAMPLE PRICE FOR CRUISE/TOUR IS $3894 (per person based on double occupancy)
  • Peru tour to include Cuzco and Machu Picchu
  • Entrance fee to Machu Picchu
  • Train ride on the Vistadome to Cusco
  • 3-night deluxe Galapagos Island Cruise
  • Roundtrip transfers to ship and airport
  • Shore excursions on cruise
  • Moderate to First class hotels on tour
  • Galapagos Islands National Park Fee
  • Transit Card fee
  • Cruise fuel surcharge fee
  • English Speaking local guides
  • Sightseeing as outlined on the itinerary
  • Meals: 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner and all meals on cruise
  • 8-night accommodation in first class hotels
  • Quito Colonial City Tour
  • Otavalo Indigenous Market with Karanki Magadelena Community in Ecuador

Price does not include:

  • Air Ticket to Galapagos
  • Flight into Lima and out of Quito plus fights within Peru and Lima to Quito
  • Tipping on cruise and to local tour guides
  • Meals not included on tour
  • Additional nights or sightseeing tours not included
  • Beverages on cruise
  • Items of a personal nature (room service, phone calls, internet, etc.)
  • Medical Coverage and Trip Interruption coverage

Optional pricing:

  • Cruise upgrades or extended cruise nights

Payment information:

  • Deposit due at time of booking $500.00 p/p
  • Final payment due 90 days prior to departure