Explore Ecuador & Peru

Ecuador, Machu Picchu, PeruHistory & Culture

Experience some of the best South America has to offer on this 16-day journey that brings together the awe-inspiring landscapes of Ecuador and the vivid cultures of Peru. Stroll the Amazon rainforest beneath its living, orchestral canopy during two days at our lodge; retrace the paths of the Incas at iconic Machu Picchu; and feel at home among the people of the Sacred Valley. Take an adventure for the body and soul.

16 Days
From SGD 4,579Per Person


Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Drive to the highlands with a stop at the community of San Clemente for a local lunch. Continue to Otavalo and visit the famous handicraft market. Stay the night at a historic highlands hacienda.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

Visit the home and studio of Don Miguel, and learn how the Indigenous people of the Otavalo region have used the backstrap loom to create their woven goods. Continue to the Papallacta Hot Springs Resort for onsite hot springs, optional spa treatments, and hiking excursions. There is plenty of time to soak, relax, and enjoy the mountain views.

Meals included: Breakfast

Take one last dip in the hot springs before continuing along the “Avenue of Volcanoes: to Baños. Along the way visit the Omaere Ethnobotanical Park and discover ethnobotany – the study of the relationship between cultures and the plants around them.

Meals included: Breakfast

Free day to explore Baños where there are numerous optional activities such as hiking, horseback riding, hot springs, and mountain biking.

Meals included: Breakfast

Early start in the morning. Drive to Coca, the gateway to the Amazon. Continue by motorized canoe to the luxurious La Selva Lodge. Explore the Amazon jungle with a local guide. Activities can include jungle walks, a canopy tower visit, wildlife viewing, canoeing, and photography. In the evening, enjoy dinner and a drink by candlelight, listening to the sounds of the jungle, before retiring to stylish cabanas.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Choose from plenty of activities that include birding, botany, hiking, canoeing, and photography. Spot monkeys, birds, sloths, caimans, and butterflies. They’re all just a short walk or canoe ride away. Overlooking the lake, the recently remodelled lodge is a perfect base for exploration. Relax in the lounge with a cocktail and dine by candlelight. Enjoy exceptional cuisine prepared by a gourmet chef. Sleep well in stylish cabanas. Let the sounds of the rainforest sing you to sleep, and the call of birds wake you in the morning.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Travel by boat back to Coca and catch a flight to Quito.

Meals included: Breakfast


Catch a flight to Peru and transfer to the Lima hotel.

Meals included: Breakfast

Board an early flight to Cusco then on to the Sacred Valley to visit the Ccaccaccollo community and Planeterra-sponsored Women's Weaving Co-op. Explore the Pisac ruins and visit the G Adventures-supported Sacred Valley Community Restaurant in Huchuy Qosqo.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

Explore the pre-Inca salt pans of Las Salineras and tour the Ollantaytambo and Moray ruins. Visit a small community who specialize in ceramic- and adobe-making. Meet local artists and enjoy a demonstration of these traditional arts. Enjoy a traditional pachamanca-style meal of local specialities.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Catch an early transfer to Ollantaytambo station and board the scenic train to Aguas Calientes with option to visit the market.

Meals included: Breakfast

Enjoy a guided tour of the Machu Picchu ruins. Free time to explore on your own or take an optional visit to the Inca Bridge before returning to Cusco by train.

Meals included: Breakfast

Explore historic Cusco with options to visit museums or go whitewater rafting, horseback riding or mountain biking. This evening, look to the night sky for a different view at the Cusco Planetarium. Enjoy a presentation on the southern sky, contemporary astronomy, and the ancient Inca relationship with the cosmos. Check out the on-site museum and use the telescopes to admire the stars.

Meals included: Breakfast

Fly back to Lima and spend an afternoon in Peru's bustling capital.

Meals included: Breakfast

Depart at any time.

Meals included: Breakfast

Is This tour For Me?

Travel Style ~ National Geographic Journeys
Greater exploration, insider access, and the freedom to roam – all without sacrificing comfort.

Service Level ~  Upgraded
Quality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours such as private transport (including internal flights on some tours) and more included meals and activities.

Physical Rating ~ Light
Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

Trip Type ~ Small Group
Small group experience; Max 16, Avg 10

Age requirement ~ 12+
All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Trip Cost

Price per person in SGD dollars

  • $4,579 ~ Adult Twin
  • $1,939~ *Optional 'My Own Room'
  • $479 ~ ∔1 Day Inca Trail Hike Permit Request

*If you're travelling solo and would prefer to have your own private room throughout your trip, select this option during the reservation/booking process.

∔Want to hike the Inca Trail but for less time than the 4 day hike? This permit is perfect for you as you'll jump off the train early, hike six hours to the Sun Gate and meet up with the rest of the trip.


  • National Geographic Journeys Exclusives
    • Cusco Planetarium, Cusco
    • Traditional Andean Experience, Urubamba
    • Visit the Omaere Ethnobotanical Park, Baños
    • Amazon Home Experience, Tena
    • Otavalo Weaving Lesson, OtavaloNational Geographic Journeys Exclusives
  • Recharge Papallacta Hot Springs Visit, Papallacta
  • G Adventures for Good Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley, Lamay
  • Arrival transfer
  • Visit the community of San Clemente for a local lunch
  • Overnight in an historic hacienda
  • Explore the Otavalo handicraft market
  • Cloud forest reserve visit
  • Two nights 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
  • Accommodations Hotels (11 nights), historic hacienda (1 night), jungle lodge (2 nights), hot springs resort (1 night).
  • Meals 15 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners; allow USD 460-600 for meals not included.
  • Transportation Private van/bus, boat, plane, train, walking.
  • Staff & experts Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.


Trip Dates

  • Fri, 01 Jun - Sat, 16 Jun, 2018 $4819
  • Fri, 29 Jun - Sat, 14 Jul $4819
    Fri, 27 Jul - Sat, 11 Aug2 $4819
    Fri, 24 Aug - Sat, 08 Sep $4819
    Fri, 21 Sep - Sat, 06 Oct $4699
    Fri, 19 Oct - Sat, 03 Nov $4699
    Fri, 16 Nov - Sat, 01 Dec $4699
    Fri, 14 Dec - Sat, 29 Dec, 2018 $4819
    Fri, 05 Apr - Sat, 20 Apr, 2019 $4579
    Fri, 17 May - Sat, 01 Jun $4699
    Fri, 09 Aug - Sat, 24 Aug $4819
    Fri, 23 Aug - Sat, 07 Sep $4819
    Fri, 20 Sep - Sat, 05 Oct $4699
    Fri, 18 Oct - Sat, 02 Nov $4699
    Fri, 22 Nov - Sat, 07 Dec, 2019 $4699

Trip Map

Trip map for 16D Explore Ecuador and Peru

Trip map for 16D Explore Ecuador and Peru