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This introductory tour of Peru includes the country’s most celebrated sights. Starting in Lima, explore Peru’s ancient, colonial and scenic wonders including Cuzco, the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Lake Titicaca and, of course, Machu Picchu, perhaps the most breathtaking archaeological site in the world.
- 3- & 4-star accommodation
- Twin / double rooms for single use
- Direct international flights with British Airways
- Internal flights
- Flexible - extensions & flight upgrades available
- Average group size - 12 people (max 18)
- Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
- Experienced local tour manager
- 9 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
- Welcome & farewell group dinner
- Guided sightseeing & entrance fees
- Porterage at airports
- Train ride through the Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu
- Stay overnight at Machu Picchu
- Enjoy lunch in a local family house on Lake Titicaca
Day 1: Fly to Lima
Fly from London (regional connections available) to Lima with British Airways. Transfer to José Antonio Hotel for a 2-night stay.
Day 2: Lima
This morning explore the colonial and modern highlights of Lima, including the Huaca Pucllana, a pre-Columbian site, and the historic masterpiece of San Francisco monastery. In the evening, enjoy a welcome dinner.
Day 3: Fly to Cuzco • The Sacred Valley
Morning flight to Cuzco, set high in the Andes mountains. Transfer to the Sacred Valley with a wealth of Inca sites and great natural beauty.
Day 4: Sacred Valley
In the morning, visit the colourful Pisac market and the Inca fortress at Ollantaytambo, an astounding feat of construction and ingenuity. Afternoon at leisure to relax or explore the beautiful surroundings.
Day 5: Machu Picchu
Transfer to Ollanta station and take the train to Machu Picchu. Enjoy a guided tour of Machu Picchu and stay overnight at El Mapi Hotel.
Day 6: Cuzco
Morning at leisure or further explore Machu Picchu (purchase ticket at time of booking). Return to Cuzco by train and transfer to Los Portales for 2 nights.
Day 7: Cuzco
Morning guided tour of Cuzco, including the cathedral, the extraordinary Koricancha (Temple of the Sun) and the fortress of Sacsayhuaman. Afternoon at leisure.
Day 8: Lake Titicaca
Travel by road to Puno on the shores of Lake Titicaca (approximately 10 hours including stops).* Travel past small valley towns, cultivated terraces and high Andean peaks. There will be a chance to stop at archaeological sites along the way.
Day 9: Lake Titicaca
Visit the floating Uros reed islands and Taquile island on a full-day tour with a home-cooked lunch prepared by a local family. In the evening enjoy a farewell dinner at a traditional restaurant.
Day 10: Fly to London via Lima
Transfer to Juliaca airport for a flight to Lima and on to London with British Airways.
Day 11: London
El MaPi Hotel, Machu Picchu
El MaPi, owned by Inkaterra, is located in the village of Aguas Calientes, just a few minutes' walk from the train station and the Machu Picchu bus station. This smart contemporary hotel offer comfortable rooms with modern amenities and an organic spa, located on the top floor of the hotel, with panormanic views over the cloud forest.
Expedition Train, Cuzco
Travelling through the Sacred Valley of the Incas between Cuzco and Machu Picchu, the Expedition train features comfortable seats with panoramic windows, allowing passengers to relax and enjoy the magnificent scenery of Inca terraces, small villages and lush countryside.
Jose Antonio Puno, Puno
The Jose Antonio Puno is situated on the shores of Lake Titicaca about 2km from the centre of Puno on the road to Desaguadero. There are 135 spacious rooms, all with a lake view and modern facilities.
Jose Antonio, Lima
The Jose Antonio Hotel is located in the modern district of Miraflores, 30 minutes drive from the Jorge Chavez International Airport, and close to the major commercial, financial, tourist and cultural centres as well as many excellent restaurants.
Los Portales Hotel, Cuzco
Los Portales Hotel is situated close to the Korikancha and only a few blocks from the main square. A modern hotel with local Andean touches, it offers 50 cosy and comfortable rooms.
Hatun Valley, The Sacred Valley
The charming Hatun Valley hotel offers an ideal base from which to explore the Sacred Valley, whilst providing a peaceful oasis to appreciate the surrounding mountainous scenery. The property is set within beautifully maintained gardens, full of citrus trees, wildflowers and herbs.
Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on a solo traveller in a twin or double room. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment's notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote.
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