b'PeruAqua Expeditions Amazon and the Wonders of Machu PicchuPeru is a magical land of stunning contrasts where you can spot wildlife in the tropical rainforests of the Peruvian Amazon one day, and ascend 8,000-foot peaks to see the archaeological masterpiece that is Machu Picchu, the next.The Peruvian Amazons sprawling tangle of rivers, creeks, forests and lagoons is not only home to an astounding diversity of wildlife, it is also home to a vibrant culture of Ribereos descended from European and indigenous forebears.The newly built Aqua Nera is the most state-of-the-art river vessel to sail the Amazon, bearing the hallmarks of refined elegance, award-winning cuisine and unparalleled service that Aqua Expeditions is known for. Aqua Nera unveils the Amazon from twenty river-facing Design Suites that measure 322 square feet, with floor-to-ceiling windows. With an exclusive 1:1 staff-to-guest ratio, guests enjoy personalized five-star service. The dining experience onboard is world class, featuring sustainable produce and ingredients from the Peruvian Amazon.Perched high among the mighty peaks of the Andes, shrouded in mystery, the massive stone walls of the lost city of Machu Picchu temples stand guard over an imposing mountain range which has nurtured over 20,000 years of civilization.Discover the beautiful colonial architecture of Cusco and traverse the lovely Sacred Valley, learning about contemporary cultures and ancient communities in archeological sites, bustling markets and with local families.At the end of the day, relax and rejuvenate in luxury accommodations.ITINERARY10 nights| Lima Airport Hotel, 1 Night; fly to Iquitos, board AquaExpeditions ship, 3 nights; fly to Lima, 1 night at airport hotel; fly toCusco and drive to Sacred Valley, 2 nights; train to Machu Pichu, 1 night; train and drive to Cusco, 2 nights; departures.Lima extension available HIGHLIGHTSObserve diverse wildlife during daily explorations in specially-designed excursion boats and on guided walks along rainforest trailsMarvel at the constant presence of exotic birdlifeEnjoy two days of guided & private exploration of Machu Picchu.Engage with residents and visit a school in a small Andean village to learn about their traditions and daily lifeExamine Inca history, art, architecture and culture in the company ofexperts, at archeological sites and museums around Cusco and the Prices Starting FromSacred Valley. $9,699 per personGroup Size: Minimum 28 / Maximum 39 Season: April-September; NovemberAccommodations: Five-Star Luxury ship and hotels History Wildlife Luxury Cruise Culture Archeology Contact Us|journeys@conservancytravel.org 21'