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South America: Peruvian Amazon

Visit the San Francisco Monastery in Lima, Peru in 2014

Peruvian Amazon

Explore the rainforest with an expert guide, visit the Tambopata Candamo National Reserve to observe the amazing wildlife and vegetation, and immerse yourself in the local culture on this five day pre-itinerary tour.

This pre-itinerary extension is only available in conjunction with:

  • Day 1


    Fly to Lima, Peru (not included in holiday price). Upon arrival in Lima, you'll be met and taken on the short walk to your airport hotel where the rest of the day is on your own.

    Hotel: Ramada Costa del Sol Lima Airport (F)

  • Day 2


    This morning, fly to remote Puerto Maldonado; then enjoy a journey on the Madre de Rios River to your jungle lodge. Get your first taste of the rainforest as your expert guide introduces you to the trees, medicinal plants, insects and animals that call the jungle home. Before dinner, take a short caiman-spotting expedition aboard a small boat.

    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

    Hotel: Corto Maltes Amazonia (MF)

  • Day 3


    After a dawn excursion to a popular feeding area for multi-coloured parrots, enjoy breakfast and then watch monkeys cavorting among the trees of Monkey Island. A short boat ride takes you into the Tambopata Candamo National Reserve. Disembark and hike through the jungle, marvelling at towering green walls of vegetation, the cacophony of birdcalls and the sunlight filtering through the canopy above (rubber boots provided during rainy season). Arrive at lovely Sandoval Lake where you may spot a wide variety of birds, monkeys, giant river otters, black caimans and the elusive anaconda. Savour a sunset over the lake before heading back to your lodge.

    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

  • Day 4


    Enjoy the morning at leisure to stroll the grounds or take a dip in the pool. Then immerse yourself in local culture with members of the Ese’eja tribe and visit a local farm to learn about traditional Amazonian agriculture. Later, relish your last dinner in the rainforest and watch the stars twinkling in the great night sky.

    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

  • Day 5


    After breakfast, bid farewell to the Amazon and head back to Puerto Maldonado for your flight to Lima, where you join your holiday on Day 1.

    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast)

Departure Notes:
  • *Prices are per person, land only and based on double occupancy.
  • Land & Intra Air: Above prices include economy air and air-related charges for the flights Lima-Puerto Maldonado and Puerto Maldonado-Lima, require purchase of Highlights of Peru; Conquistadors, Sacred Valleys and Inca Mysteries; Land of the Incas; In the Footsteps of the Incas or Peru's Andean Explorer and also require purchase of round-trip travel on a OneWorld® Alliance member airline between your Australian gateway city and the itinerary's start and end gateway cities. If flying with another airline between your Australian gateway city and the itinerary's start and end gateway cities, the above prices will be higher. Prices are accurate as of May 1, 2013.

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Hotel Class Key
  • SF= Superior First Class, F = First Class, MF = Moderate First Class, ST = Superior Tourist, D = Deluxe and MD = Moderate Deluxe.
  • Hotels are subject to change.
  • * For single travellers purchasing the twin-share option, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms.
  • ^Twin-share option not available for trips to South America., Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey.

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