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Amazon Lodge and Galápagos Cruise Extension

11 Day Extension

Trip Code: ISTMG11
0 Days
21 Meals
2 Countries
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Trip Inclusions

  • 3 nights at the Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica in the Peruvian Amazon
  • 4 nights Galápagos cruising on M/V Santa Cruz II
  • 6 nights premium accommodation
  • Services of expert local guides
  • All flights between Lima and Guayaquil
  • 24 meals - 10 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 7 dinners

Travel & Accommodation

Large ship docked with two people kayaking nearby

Cruise on MV Santa Cruz II

Enjoy a four night cruise of the Galápagos Islands aboard the stylish and modern M/V Santa Cruz II.

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Rustic wooden cabins in lush green surrounds, Peru

Stay at Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica

Enjoy the rustic architecture during your stay at the Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica.

Aerial view over lush green rainforest canopy, Peru

Walk in the rainforest

Talk a walk in the rainforest tree canopy and discover the jungle from a birdseye perspective.

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change
  • Prices include tipping, transfers, all internal flights and airport taxes as per itinerary (airport taxes are subject to change)
  • Prices are based on flying from Australia to South America with LATAM Airlines
  • Surcharges on internal air will apply if not flying internationally with LATAM Airlines
  • This extension can only be purchased in conjunction with an escorted Travelmarvel Antarctica tour. It can be added to the end of selected departure dates of the ISTANT23 and ISTANT28
  • Please note you will not be escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director, however you will enjoy the expert services of local guides
  • Prices are for land, cruise and flights as specified only
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11 Day Extension

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Insider Experience

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At the conclusion of your escorted journey, fly from Lima to Puerto Maldonado, a city nestled in the Peruvian Amazon at the confluence of the Tambopata River and the Madre de Dios River. From here, partake in a guided tour through the Inkaterra Butterfly House before boarding a motorised canoe for a short cruise along the Madre de Dios River to your incredible Amazon accommodation. After checking in, discuss your individual interests with expert English-speaking guides to arrange all excursions during your stay.

Stay: Three Nights, Peruvian Amazon Rainforest, Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Over two days, you’ll choose the activities that interest you the most. Perhaps walk along the rainforest treetop canopy to observe the jungle from a unique perspective. You may also like to cruise the Madre de Dios River to Lake Sandoval or Gamitana Creek, where monkeys, birds, tortoises and caiman roam freely. Maybe join one of the local village tours or a rainforest by night tour.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Lady with Binoculars on suspended bridge.

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Stop at the Rescue and Rehabilitation Center for River Mammals to see where biologists and volunteers care for the endangered Amazon wildlife.


Farewelling the Amazon rainforest, transfer to the airport in Puerto Maldanado, for your flight via Lima to Ecuador’s capital, Quito. On arrival in Quito, transfer to your hotel.

Stay: Two Nights, Quito, Mercure Alameda

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  • Breakfast

This morning, a tour includes Quito’s historic Old Town. This afternoon is then yours to relax or further explore. Enhance Your Journey: Perhaps visit the Equatorial Monument, marking the Middle of the World.

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  • Breakfast

Fly to Baltra Island in the Galápagos archipelago. On arrival, transfer to your ship and enjoy a talk on the landscapes you are about to discover. After lunch, set out cruising to the fascinating Cerro Dragón region, also known as Dragon Hill. Here, take a leisurely stroll along a walking trail, passing brackish-water lagoons frequented by shorebirds and ducks. Following the track inland, relish views of the bay and western islands before returning to the vessel to relax and enjoy dinner on board.

Stay: Four Nights, Galápagos Islands Cruise, M/V Santa Cruz II

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

After breakfast, explore the coast of Punta Vicente Roca on Isabela Island by panga (a Zodiac-like boat). A nesting place for flightless cormorants, Galápagos penguins, blue-footed boobies, and green sea turtles, you may choose to snorkel along the cliffs (weather dependent). After lunch, continue to Fernandina Island, the youngest and westernmost island of the archipelago. A walk through the lush mangrove vegetation will lead you to colonies of sea lions and iguanas that live along the sheltered coast line.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Disembark your ship on Santa Cruz Island at Puerto Ayora and visit the Charles Darwin Research Station. Meet with a team of conservationists as you tour the facility and see giant Galápagos tortoises, as well as a range of other native creatures.


The afternoon is yours at leisure. Perhaps go hiking, biking or kayaking in Tortuga Bay, before returning to your ship.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

This morning, take a panga ride alongside Floreana Island, before continuing to Baroness Cove. Land at Post Office Bay, home of the historic barrel that has served as a post office for over two centuries. See where postcards are traditionally left from other vessels and perhaps leave your own for future attendees. Later, board a glass-bottom boat to explore the underwater wonders around Champion Islet – known as the one of the best snorkelling spots in the archipelago. Continue onwards to Punta Cormorant, where a wildlife walk provides one of the highlights of your journey. Keep an eye out for flamingos, pintail ducks and sea turtles.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Close up of a huge tortoise

Disembark your ship at Baltra Island and transfer to the airport for your flight to Guayaquil. Enjoy this evening at leisure.

Stay: Wyndham Guayaquil Hotel

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  • Breakfast

After breakfast, be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

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  • Breakfast

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