b'PeruAmazon River 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.Explore the Peruvian Amazons sprawling tangle of rivers, creeks, forests and lagoons from the comfort of Riverboat La Perla, an intimate small-ship with just fourteen cabins that blend modern amenities with traditional Amazonian style. On daily excursions, discover an astounding diversity of wildlife and experience the vibrant culture of Ribereoslocal residents, descended from European and indigenous forebears.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.ITINERARY10 nights| Lima Airport Hotel, 1 Night; fly to Iquitos, board La Perla ship, 3 nights; fly to Lima, 1 night at airport hotel; fly to Cusco and drive to Sacred Valley, 2 nights; train to Machu Pichu, 1 night; train and drive to Cusco, 2 nights; departures.Pre-trip 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 birdlifeEngage with residents and visit a school in a small Andean village to learn about their traditions and daily lifeDelve into the history and mystery of Machu PicchuExamine Inca history, art, architecture and culture in the company of experts, at archeological sites and museums around Cusco and theSacred Valley.Prices Starting From$6,995 per personGroup Size: 20-25 travelers Season: April-September; NovemberAccommodations: Four-Star Luxury ship and hotels ArcheologyHistoryRiver CruiseCultureWildlifeConservation18 Conservancy Travel|conservancytravel.org'