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Classic Peru

Peru is a melting pot of culture, drawing on a rich pre-Columbian heritage, as well as remarkable choice of fresh local produce; Lima has evolved into a culinary powerhouse.
Lima-Arequipa-Colca Canyon-Puno-Cusco-Machu Picchu - Peru

Duration

14 Day(s)

Includes

Tours and Excursions

Board Basis

Bed and Breakfast

14 Day

Classic Peru

From £ 1999/pp

OVERVIEW

Let us take you on an unforgettable adventure through the fascinating Peruvian kingdom! Begin in the sprawling metropolis that is Lima before flying to Arequipa, set against the backdrop of the mountains, it makes a perfect stop before you depart for the stunning Colca Canyon. Watch as the landscape shifts before your own eyes and Andean condors soar through the sky above. Once in Puno, you’ll be mesmerized by the famous Lake Titicaca, mystically known among the natives for being the lake that gave birth to the Incas culture. Arrive in Cusco, known to the Incas as the “navel of the world”, the city boasts thriving Andean culture, Inca architecture and colonial treasures. It's also being the starting point for the journey to Machu Picchu. The timeless citadel is one of the seven wonders of the world.


Itinerary

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Includes

  • Accommodation
  • Tours and Excursions
  • Meals as per Itinerary
  • Private Vehicle with Driver
Arrival in Lima
Day: 1 | Arrival in Lima

Arrive in the Peruvian capital Lima.

Take your privatetransfer to your hotel in Lima. Upon landing in Lima, immediately you’ll notice the spotless roads, manicured parks and stunning ocean views.


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Lima
Day: 2 | Lima

Lima sightseeing and evening gourmet food tour

Begin with a visit to Miraflores Market, the Presidential Palace, the Cathedral and San Francisco church and monastery. Finish with a guided tour of the Larco Herrara Museum.

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Arequipa
Day: 3 | Arequipa

Fly to ArequipaLand in the culturally rich town of Arequipa and check in to your hotel.

From the moment you land, El Misti, the all-conquering Volcano that dominates the city’s landscape will have you in awe. Arequipa is a beutiful city, filled with fascinating museums, c... ...read more

Arequipa
Day: 4 | Arequipa

Visit the Alpaca centre and Arequipa city tour

This morning you are free to explore the city at your leisure: marvel at the overbearing archways, cobblestone avenues and majestic basilica. This afternoon get up close to the famous ... ...read more

Colca Canyon
Day: 5 | Colca Canyon

Drive through the stunning Colca Canyon

Today, leave early, admiring the scenery as you drive through the famous Colca Canyon, one of the world’s deepest canyons. View giant Andean condors flying overhead as you watch the la... ...read more

Puno
Day: 6 | Puno

Drive through the gorge, witnessing local life and the giant condors along the way

After breakfast, you’ll join other guests on a memorable coach journey, emerging onto the Mirador Cruz del Condor. One of the highest spots in the Canyon, it makes the perfect viewing ... ...read more

Puno
Day: 7 | Puno

Sail around the fascinating islands of Lake Titicaca.

Take a speedboat around the floating islands, disembarking on the remote island of Luquina for a local lunch. Learn about life for people living on these small islands.

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Cusco
Day: 8 | Cusco

Drive to Cusco, taking in the remarkable landscape as you travel across the country.

Today, travel by coach through picturesque Andean landscapes dotted by small villages and herds of llamas. The first stop is at La Raya Pass to enjoy a panoramic view of the snow-cappe... ...read more

Cusco
Day: 9 | Cusco

Tour of the historic city and enjoy a chocolate workshop.

Awake in Cusco. the former capital of the Incan empire. This afternoon we begin at the Cathedral and Temple of the Sun, where you can witness the incredible masonry of the Incas. After... ...read more

Sacred Valley
Day: 10 | Sacred Valley

Visit the market in Pisaq and enjoy lunch at a local hacienda

Today we venture to the Sacred Valley and visit Pisaq market.


Peru has over two thousand varieties of potato and you will get to try some before you enjoy a quintesse... ...read more

Sacred Valley
Day: 11 | Sacred Valley

Enjoy a hike in the countryside

Start the day with a hike, drive to your starting point in the charming community of Chinchero. Begin your walk uphill to Abra de Tauca. You will then begin the descent towards Huchuy ... ...read more

Aguas Calientes
Day: 12 | Aguas Calientes

Journey towards Machu Picchu on the scenic train journey to Aguas Calientes

The next day you will be taken to the train station, where you will board the train to Aguas Calientes. Lunch will be served on the train (train upgrades are available)


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Machu Picchu
Day: 13 | Machu Picchu

Today we visit the ancient citadel of Machu Picchu.

Prepare for an early start, take a bus towards the mystical Machu Pichu. Here enjoy a guided tour (approximatley two and a half hours), after which you will have a further hour and a h... ...read more

Depart Cusco
Day: 14 | Depart Cusco

Depart to the airport for your onward connection

Private transfer to Cusco airport for your flight to Lima and onward connection

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