Otavalo.KLEINMETROCall 020 8747 8315 to speak to one of our expert consultants for advice, additional information or to book your holiday 49 Escorted Small Group Holidays 2012ExtensionA FEW DAYS TO SPARE?Fly to the Amazon from Quito(1hr) and stay at a jungle lodgefrom which you'll explore therainforest on foot and by canoe,discovering its tropical flora andfauna. For full details see extensions p72.NAPO WILDLIFE CENTREKLEINMain image: The Coral-our comfortable well-appointed motor yacht in the Galápagos.Left: Mt Chimborazo (6,310m) is one of many volcanoes we see as we travel south along the Andes.
Code Starts (UK) Ends (UK) PriceCG 201 19 Feb 12 06 Mar 12 £4,668CG 202 01 Apr 12 17 Apr 12 £4,798CG 203 13 May 12 29 May 12 £4,698CG 204 05 Aug 12 21 Aug 12 £4,998CG 205 14 Oct 12 30 Oct 12 £4,698CG 206 23 Dec 12 08 Jan 12 £5,088Single supplement £518 (Peru and mainland Ecuador only).Single supplement throughout £1,068Optional train Puno-Cusco £116Upgrade to a junior cabin (4 nights) £290pp (not available for single travellers).Extend to a 7-night cruise £914pp standard cabin; £1,420pp junior cabin. Based on 2 sharing.Business class supplement from £1,5042013 departures 17 Feb, 24 Mar, 12 May, 04 Aug, 13 Oct, 15 Dec...SAN?CRISToBALBartolomESANTIAGOSanta CruzQuitoECUADOR.PERUCOLOMBIACusco.Puno...... vBRAZILBOLIVIALimaLake TiticacaMachuPicchuSacred ValleyAndes.GuayaquilGALÁPAGOS ISLANDS JOURNEY ROUTE Peru and the Galápagos IslandsThe GALÁPAGOS HAWK CLASSIC JOURNEY 17 days, 15 nights Cusco, The Inca Empire's navel of the world, amid the majesty of the Andean peaks. The magnificent ruins of Machu Picchu in a rugged tropical setting. Boat ride across the glassy waters of Lake Titicaca, visiting remote island villages. Ecuador's beautiful capital, Quito, with its stately colonial core. Survey the miracles of nature on the Galápagos Islands. Scramble across the lava, pad across slinky white beaches, swim and snorkel with the sea-lions.Day 1 Sun, UK clients depart, arriving Lima early evening.Days 2,3 Fly to Cusco, acclimatise and explore the remarkable Inca capital, including the illustrious colonial churches and museums, leafy squares and lively market. Visit the temple fortress of Sacsayhuamán, which glowers over the city. Day 4 Full-day tour of the Sacred Valley, breadbasket of the Incas-sunlit fields of maize; tiny indigenous villages clinging to the banks of a vivacious river; ruined cities and temples straddling the vertiginous valley sides. Overnight in the valley.Day 5 By train along a dramatic gorge to Machu Picchu, fabled Inca city rising out of sub-tropical jungle. Guided tour of the ruins.Day 6 Revisit the ruins of Machu Picchu (optional). Return to Cusco.Day 7 Travel to the the sapphire waters of Lake Titicaca. This is one of the world's most scenic journeys and can be taken by road or, for a supplement, by luxury train (see box on p51). Overnight in Puno.Day 8 Boat trip to visit the floating reed islands of the Uros. In the afternoon, visit the eerie funeral towers of the Collas at Sillustani.Day 9 Fly to Lima, optional tour of Peru's capital, studded with colonial architecture on a massive scale.Day 10 Fly to Quito, Ecuador, with one of the continent's most dramatic settings, high in an Andean basin, ringed by mountains and volcanoes. City tour of the colonial heart.Days 11-14 Fly to the Galápagos Islands. Four night cruise through the archipelago, on the MV Coral I/II .Day 15 Fly to Guayaquil. Tour of this lively tropical port.Day 16 UK clients depart, arriving day 17, Tues. Transport 5 flights (longest 2½hrs); 2 train journeys (2 and 3½hrs each); 1 road journey 8hrs including stops.Accommodation Tourist class superior and tourist class hotels; comfortable motor yacht with private facilities and air-conditioning.Meals Breakfast daily; lunch day 4; dinner day 5; full board cruise days 11-14.Included excursions City tour of Cusco and Sacsayhuamán; Sacred Valley; Machu Picchu; Uros Islands and Sillustani, Lake Titicaca; Quito city tour; excursions on the Galápagos islands.Summary of nights Lima 1; Cusco 2; Sacred Valley 1; Machu Picchu 1; Cusco 1; Puno 2; Lima 1; Quito 1; cruise 4; Guayaquil 1.Group size Min 4, max 20. Led by Journey Latin America tour leader, local guides in Quito and Guayaquil and a specialist naturalist guide in the Galápagos. JOURNEY PROFILEDeparture dates and prices 50 Escorted Small Group Holidays 2012 » PERU » ECUADOR » GALÁPAGOSEXTEND YOUR CRUISEUPGRADE YOUR CABINIf you prefer, we can arrange for you to extend your Galápagos cruise to 7 nights. Please advise us at time of booking.The Coral cruisers we use onthe Galápagos Hawk have exterior porthole skylights, but for a small extra charge you can upgrade to a junior cabin with large windows situated on higher decks.*ISTOCKPHOTO.COMAbove: Fortunately for us, the citadel of Machu Picchu, only about 80km from Cusco, was never found by the Spanish and consequently not plundered nor destroyed. Much of the original infrastructure remains.Right: Swimming with sea-lions is a highlight of visiting the Galápagos.Below left: Visitors are welcomed onto the Uros and shown how the community lives on these unique floating islands. METROPOLITAN TOURINGsarah beardFor more information, client reviews, trip dossiers, detailed extensions ?and to book online visit journeylatinamerica.co.uk