Few places on Earth compare to Peru. The blend of living history, breathtaking scenery, and vibrant culture found here sets it apart from any other destination.
Few places on Earth compare to Peru. The blend of living history, breathtaking scenery, and vibrant culture found here sets it apart from any other destination. The Andean peaks and valleys are filled with Incan ruins, from famous Machu Picchu to the majestic Sacsayhuaman. Lima and Cusco are whirlwinds of mestizo and Amerindian culture, modern influence, and beautiful, eclectic architecture. On this tour, you can stand among ancient ruins, hike in the Andes, meet llamas, shop at traditional Peruvian markets, and explore two of South America's preeminent cities. With the services of a professional Tour Director and friendly Local Hosts, you'll be sure to get the most out of your Peruvian adventure.
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Highlights and Inclusions
- Train to Machu Picchu
- 7 nights hotel accommodation
- Daily buffet breakfast, 2 lunches, and 1 three-course dinner
- Visit to the ruins of Ollantaytambo
- Excursion to Pisac and the Awana Kancha llama farm
- City tours of Cusco and Lima
- Services of an expert Local Host
Day 1 - Arrive Lima, Peru
Arrive in Lima, where you will be met by your Local Host.
Day 2 - Lima
Your included city tour focuses on Lima's rich colonial history as well as the modern city. Lima was the bastion of Spanish South America from its founding in 1535 until the independence of the South American republics in the early 19th century. See the Cathedral, where the remains of Francisco Pizarro are sealed in a wooden coffin and San Francisco Monastery with its eerie burial crypts. (B)
Day 3 - Lima-Cusco
Fly to Cusco high in the Andes. Your guided tour visits the Santo Domingo Monastery, previously the Koricancha Temple, one of the most important temples devoted to worship of the sun. It is said it was covered in gold leaf and filled with golden representations of nature. In the Plaza de Armas, see the Cathedral before taking a short drive outside the city to the ruins of Sacayhuaman with its intricate stone walls, amphitheatre of Kenko, and the Red Fortress of Puca Pucara. (B)
Day 4 - Cusco-Sacred Valley
Today, a short drive into the Sacred Valley of the Incas brings you to Awanakancha, where you will learn about the importance of the alpaca (llama) for Inca cultures as well as the ancient weaving techniques. Continue, to the market town of Pisac. Handmade rugs, alpaca sweaters, and jewelry can be bought here at bargain prices. At the other end of the valley is Ollantaytambo. Here, some of the finest examples of Inca masonry can be seen. (B, L)
Day 5 - Sacred Valley-Machu Picchu
Board a train bound for Machu Picchu and cut a path through the Sacred Valley to this “Lost City of the Incas,” discovered by American explorer Hiram Bingham in 1911. On a guided tour, explore this intact fortress with its temple remains, holy houses, and mile-long aqueduct. For hikers, a brisk one-hour walk leads to the Sun Gate, the ancient entrance used by the Incas. (B, L, D)
Day 6 - Machu Picchu-Sacred Valley-Cusco
A morning at leisure in Machu Picchu allows you to wake up early to see the sunrise over Machu Picchu. Return to Cusco this evening, where your Local Host can recommend dining options for your free night. (B)
Day 7 - Cusco-Lima
Fly to Lima, where the remainder of the day is at your leisure. (B)
Day 8 - Lima
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
Dates & Prices
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|22nd February 2019||$1,899||Please call for availability.|
|1st March 2019||$1,899||Book Now|
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|6th April 2019||$1,729||Book Now|
|13th April 2019||$1,828||Book Now|
|20th April 2019||$1,729||Book Now|
|27th April 2019||$1,773||Book Now|
|3rd May 2019||$1,737||Book Now|
|10th May 2019||$1,777||Book Now|
|17th May 2019||$1,764||Book Now|
|24th May 2019||$1,703||Book Now|
|31st May 2019||$1,710||Book Now|
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|22nd June 2019||$1,774||Book Now|
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|20th July 2019||$1,808||Book Now|
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|18th August 2019||$1,815||Book Now|
|25th August 2019||$2,018||Book Now|
|7th September 2019||$1,730||Book Now|
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|21st September 2019||$1,740||Book Now|
|28th September 2019||$1,710||Book Now|
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: Departs 22nd February 2019 from $1,899 - Please call for availability 1st March 2019 ($1,899), 8th March 2019 ($1,899), 15th March 2019 ($1,899), 22nd March 2019 ($1,899), 29th March 2019 ($1,899), 6th April 2019 ($1,729), 13th April 2019 ($1,828), 20th April 2019 ($1,729), 27th April 2019 ($1,773), 3rd May 2019 ($1,737), 10th May 2019 ($1,777), 17th May 2019 ($1,764), 24th May 2019 ($1,703), 31st May 2019 ($1,710), 1st June 2019 ($1,703), 8th June 2019 ($1,703), 15th June 2019 ($1,710), 22nd June 2019 ($1,774), 29th June 2019 ($1,703), 6th July 2019 ($1,703), 13th July 2019 ($1,703), 20th July 2019 ($1,808), 27th July 2019 ($2,018), 4th August 2019 ($2,050), 11th August 2019 ($1,945), 18th August 2019 ($1,815), 25th August 2019 ($2,018), 7th September 2019 ($1,730), 14th September 2019 ($1,703), 21st September 2019 ($1,740), 28th September 2019 ($1,710), 5th October 2019 ($1,710), 12th October 2019 ($1,703), 19th October 2019 ($1,703), 26th October 2019 ($1,710), 2nd November 2019 ($1,703), 9th November 2019 ($1,710), 16th November 2019 ($1,703), 23rd November 2019 ($1,703), 30th November 2019 ($1,703), 7th December 2019 ($1,703), 14th December 2019 ($1,703), 21st December 2019 ($1,703), 28th December 2019 ($1,702)
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