Explore Ecuador & Peru

10/24/2018 through 11/19/2019
10/24/2018 through 11/22/2019
G Adventures

Explore Ecuador & Peru
Experience some of South America’s incredible sites on a 16-day adventure that brings together the awe-inspiring landscapes of Ecuador and the vivid cultures of Peru. Explore the Amazon rainforest and sleep under its living, orchestral canopy during two days at our jungle lodge; follow in the footsteps of the Incas at iconic Machu Picchu; and feel at home among the people of the Sacred Valley. From the cacophony of the Amazon to the silent beauty of the Andes, echoes of this experience will resound long after the trip is over.

Highlights
Visit the Otavalo Weaving studio and get a lesson from Miguel Andrango, explore the Cusco Planetarium, learn about the relationship between cultures and the plants around them at the Omaere Ethnobotanical Park, enjoy an adobe and ceramic making demonstration in a small community, traverse the Amazon jungle with a local naturalist guide

Accommodation
Hotels (11 nts), historic hacienda (1 nt), jungle lodge (2 nts), hot springs resort (1 nt).

Group Leader
Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.

Group Size Notes
Max 16, Avg 10.

Meals Included
15 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners

What’s Included
National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Otavalo Weaving Lesson, Otavalo
National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Amazon Home Experience, Tena
National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Visit the Omaere Ethnobotanical Park, Baños
National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Traditional Andean Experience, Urubamba
National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Cusco Planetarium, Cusco
G Adventures for Good: Parque de la Papa (Potato Park), Urubamba
G Adventures for Good: Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley, Lamay
Recharge: Papallacta Hot Springs Visit, Papallacta
Carte Blanche: Cusco. Arrival transfer. Community local lunch. Overnight in an historic hacienda. Explore the Otavalo handicraft market. Cloud forest reserve visit. Three-day (2 nts) at an Amazon lodge with jungle excursions. Excursion to Cotopaxi National Park. Two-day Sacred Valley tour including Ollantaytambo, Moray, and Pisac ruins, and pre-Incan salt pans. Traditional pachamanca-style dinner. Scenic train ride and guided tour of Machu Picchu. Internal flights. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

Itinerary

Day 1 Quito
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Day 2 Quito/Otavalo
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Day 3 Otavalo/Papallacta
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Day 4 Papallacta/Tena
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Day 5 Tena
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Day 6 Tena/Baños
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Day 7 Baños
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Day 8 Baños/Quito
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Day 9 Quito/Lima
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Day 10 Lima/Urubamba
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Day 11 Urubamba
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Day 12 Urubamba/Aguas Calientes
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Day 13 Aguas Calientes/Cusco
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Day 14 Cusco
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Day 15 Cusco/Lima
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Day 16 Lima
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