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Great Rail Journeys - Machu Picchu & the Andes
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  • Location
    Peru, South America
  • Board Basis
    Selected Meals Included
  • Duration
    14 Days
  • Holiday Type
    Escorted Tours
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Please call free – 0800 707 6229 - for Huge Extra Savings Great Rail Journeys - Machu Picchu & the Andes Tour

The lost city of Machu Picchu and the treasures of Peru are unveiled in this high-altitude adventure, combining scenic rail journeys with first class hotels. An unforgettable experience awaits you in this South American paradise on a tour that includes Lima, Arequipa, Lake Titicaca and Cusco.

What's Included
  • The services of a professional UK Tour Manager from start to finish
  • Return flights from London to Lima via Amsterdam and all internal flights in Peru
  • All rail and coach travel throughout your tour
  • 12 nights' hotel accommodation
  • 23 meals including 12 breakfasts, 8 lunches and 3 dinners
  • Exciting excursions and free time to explore

Excursions Included
  • Sightseeing tours of Lima, Cusco, Arequipa and Pisac
  • Guided tour of Machu Picchu
  • Excursion to the Colca Canyon
  • Cruise on Lake Titicaca
  • Scenic journey on the Peru Rail Titicaca Train
  • Visit the Sacred Valley
Tour Highlights
  • Guided tours of Lima, Cusco, Arequipa and Pisac
  • Colca Canyon
  • Lake Titicaca Cruise
  • Taquile
  • Sacred Valley of the Incas
  • Machu Picchu, the ‘lost city’


The Colca Lodge Spa & Hot Springs stands in the heart of the Colca Valley, against a backdrop of steeply rising rows of farming terraces.


Casa Andina Private Collection of 4-Star hotels are unique, upscale properties in exceptional locations, perfect for our exploration of Peru.

Tour Itinerary

Days 1-2: Fly to Lima

depart London Heathrow and fly to Lima, the capital city of Peru that was founded over 480 years ago. On Day 2 we enjoy a guided tour of Peru's thriving capital which takes us to the historic centre of colonial Lima, home to the church of Saint Francis and the impressive cathedral. 

Day 3-4: Fly to Arequipa

Heading to the airport this morning, we board our flight to the 'White City' of Arequipa, named so thanks to its myriad of white buildings that seem to glow beguilingly in the sunlight.

Days 5-6: Colca Canyon

travel to Colca Canyon this morning, stopping along the way at the National Reserve of Pampa Canahuas and the quaint village of Chivay

Days 7-9: Lake Titicaca and Cusco

From Puno, today we enjoy an excursion to Lake Titicaca, cruising across to Uros floating islands, where incredible flotillas made entirely out of totora reeds and populated by the enterprising Uros people.

Days 10-11: Machu Picchu and Ollantaytambo

Our journey today takes us to the highlight of the tour as we travel on the scenic rail route to Aguas Calientes to visit the 'Lost City of the Incas': Machu Picchu.

Day 12: Pisac

Driving to Pisac today, take a walk around the ancient Inty Huatana fortress, where it is possible to find the ancient Intihuatana ritual stone which was used as an astrological clock - literally translated 'Intihuatana' means 'the Hitching Post of the Sun'.

Days 13-14 Return to London 

Following an internal flight to Lima, fly via Amsterdam to London, arriving on day 2. 

Price Information

Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don't include any additional supplements. 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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