9 or 11 days
Lima, Iquitos, Amazon Lodge, extension to Paracas

From the river to the rainforest, immerse yourself in the ancient traditions and exotic ecosystems of Peru.

Experience the Amazon’s other-worldly wildlife on a cruise down the longest river on the planet, and encounter nature like never before. Gain new perspectives during visits with local communities, and discover night-loving native species as you explore the jungle after dark. With its collision of climates, terrains, and cultures, this Amazonian adventure will light up all of your senses.
  • Day 1: Fly to Peru

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport
  • Day 2: Lima

    Take a guided tour of Lima

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Government Palace
    • Archbishop’s Palace
    • City Hall
    • Lima Cathedral

    Visit the Larco Herrera Museum

    Visit the San Francisco Monastery 

    Take a walking tour of Miraflores

  • Day 3: Lima • Iquitos • Amazon Lodge

    Fly to Iquitos

    Travel by boat to a jungle lodge on the banks of the Amazon River 

    Take a lake trail walk

  • Day 4: Amazon Lodge

    Discover some of the Amazon River's most unique wildlife on a boating excursion, including piranhas and pink river dolphins 

    Visit a Yagua Village 

    Spot nocturnal wildlife during a guided night walk

  • Day 5: Amazon Lodge

    Visit a local community

    Hike through the jungle to observe exotic animals in their natural habitats

  • Day 6: Amazon Lodge

    Enjoy a canopy walk and nature reserve visit

    Visit an ethnobotanical garden with a local shaman

  • Day 7: Amazon Lodge

    Visit a butterfly garden

    Explore a river island nature reserve

    Head into the rainforest after dark for a guided walking tour, and discover Amazonian animals that only come out at night

  • Day 8: Amazon Lodge • Iquitos • Lima • Depart for home

    Travel by boat to Iquitos

    Visit the Amazon Rescue Center

    Fly to Lima 

    Explore Lima on your own

  • Day 9: Arrive home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 9: Paracas

    Visit the Paracas Interpretation Center

    Visit Paracas National Park

    Take a walk through the desert to the Morón Oasis

  • Day 10: Paracas • Lima • Depart for home

    Take a boat cruise to the Islas Ballestas

    Travel to Lima

  • Day 11: Arrive home

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  • Day 1: Fly to Peru

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport
  • Day 2: Lima

    Take a guided tour of Lima

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Government Palace
    • Archbishop’s Palace
    • City Hall
    • Lima Cathedral

    Visit the Larco Herrera Museum

    Visit the San Francisco Monastery 

    Take a walking tour of Miraflores

  • Day 3: Lima • Iquitos • Amazon Lodge

    Fly to Iquitos

    Travel by boat to a jungle lodge on the banks of the Amazon River 

    Take a lake trail walk

  • Day 4: Amazon Lodge

    Discover some of the Amazon River's most unique wildlife on a boating excursion, including piranhas and pink river dolphins 

    Visit a Yagua Village 

    Spot nocturnal wildlife during a guided night walk

  • Day 5: Amazon Lodge

    Visit a local community

    Hike through the jungle to observe exotic animals in their natural habitats

  • Day 6: Amazon Lodge

    Enjoy a canopy walk and nature reserve visit

    Visit an ethnobotanical garden with a local shaman

  • Day 7: Amazon Lodge

    Visit a butterfly garden

    Explore a river island nature reserve

    Head into the rainforest after dark for a guided walking tour, and discover Amazonian animals that only come out at night

  • Day 8: Amazon Lodge • Iquitos • Lima • Depart for home

    Travel by boat to Iquitos

    Visit the Amazon Rescue Center

    Fly to Lima 

    Explore Lima on your own

  • Day 9: Arrive home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 9: Paracas

    Visit the Paracas Interpretation Center

    Visit Paracas National Park

    Take a walk through the desert to the Morón Oasis

  • Day 10: Paracas • Lima • Depart for home

    Take a boat cruise to the Islas Ballestas

    Travel to Lima

  • Day 11: Arrive home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; comfortable motorcoach; boat rides; internal flights

  • Hotels

    7 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (9 with extension)

  • Regional-style meals

    Breakfast and dinner daily; lunch of Days 3–8

  • Guided sightseeing

    1 sightseeing tour led by expert, licensed local guides; 1 walking tour

  • Entrances

    San Francisco Monastery; Larco Museum; Amazon Rescue Center (with extension: Paracas Interpretation Center; Islas Ballestas boat cruise; Paracas National Park)

  • Experiential learning

    Lake trail hike; 2 nighttime hikes; canopy tour; ethnobotanical garden; butterfly garden; island nature reserve; jungle hike; wildlife boat tours; indigenous village and local community visits

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your culturally connected Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we're there too.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances. Learn more about your flexible options at eftours.com/peaceofmind.

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