Amazing Peru

**SAVE up to £250 per person – book by 3o April**

This is an excellent escorted group tour offering great value for money. Machu Picchu is perhaps the most breathtaking archaeological site in the world, but Peru offers a wealth of other magnificent ancient, colonial and scenic sights. Staying in good hotels with great character and offering some free time to relax, this tour reveals Peru’s many wonders, including Cuzco and Arequipa, the Colca Canyon, Lake Titicaca and, of course, Machu Picchu.

Day 1: Fly to Lima
Fly from London (regional connections available) to Lima with British Airways and transfer to the Casa Andina Premium Miraflores for 2 nights. (N)

Day 2: Lima
Morning tour of colonial and modern Lima, including Casa Aliaga, the oldest colonial mansion in Lima, and the architectural masterpiece of San Francisco monastery. (B)

Day 3: Fly to Arequipa
Fly over the Andes to Arequipa, a city of white buildings and colonnaded plazas, surrounded by the dramatic landscape of ice-capped volcanoes. Stay at the Libertador for 2 nights. (B)

Day 4: Arequipa
Full-day city tour, including the beautiful Santa Catalina convent, which dates from the 16th century, and the Juanita Mummy Museum. (B, L)

Day 5: Colca Canyon
Drive into the Andes towards Colca Canyon (approx 4 hours, partly on unpaved roads, with stops en route). The scenery is breathtaking, with the terraces of the Colca valley and herds of llamas scattered around. Overnight at Aranwa Colca. (B, L)

Day 6: Lake Titicaca
Early morning excursion to Condor’s Cross, where magnificent condors can be seen flying over the canyon. Visit the town of Maca, famed for its pre-Columbian textiles, and continue by road to Puno and Lake Titicaca (approx 6 hours). Stay 2 nights at the Hotel Libertador on the shores of the lake. (B, L)

Day 7: Lake Titicaca
Full-day tour of the floating Uros reed islands and Taquile island, with a home-cooked lunch prepared by a local family. (B, L)

Day 8: Luxury train to Cuzco
Take the new, stylish Belmond Andean Explorer train to Cuzco. Relax over lunch or with a pisco sour in the observation car as you pass through gentle rolling Andean plains where vicuñas and alpacas may be seen. Dinner and overnight on board (bunk bed cabin). Upgrade to a twin-bedded cabin from £60 per person. (B, L, D)

Day 9: Chinchero • Sacred Valley
Disembark the train and travel by road to the indigenous village of Chinchero to see its Inca terraces and a traditional weaving demonstration. Continue to the Sacred Valley and stay 2 nights at Casa Andina Premium Sacred Valley. (B, L)

Day 10: Sacred Valley
Half-day visit to the Inca fortress at Ollantaytambo, an astounding feat of construction and ingenuity. Afternoon at leisure. (B)

Day 11: Machu Picchu
Drive to Ollanta and take the Vistadome train to Machu Picchu. Tour the spectacular ruins and stay overnight at the Inkaterra Machu Picchu Hotel. (B, L, D)

Day 12: Cuzco
Morning at leisure or further explore Machu Picchu (purchase ticket at time of booking). Return to Cuzco by rail and transfer to the Casa Andina Premium Cuzco for 3 nights. (B)

Day 13: Cuzco
Morning tour of Cuzco, including the San Blas district, the cathedral and the extraordinary Temple of the Sun at Koricancha. Afternoon at leisure in the Inca capital. (B)

Day 14: Cuzco
Day at leisure or take an optional excursion to the Pre-Columbian Art museum, Awanacancha llama farm or the ruins of Sacsayhuaman. (B)

Days 15-16: Fly to London via Lima
Fly to London via Lima with British Airways, arriving the next day. (B) (N)

Meal basis
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important information

Superior tour
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.

The order of the itinerary allows gradual adjustment to the altitude, while taking in the major sights of Peru. There are some early morning starts and long drives. Departures between November and April will fly to Peru via Madrid.

Optional upgrades
On day 11, upgrade to Belmond Sanctuary Lodge from £365, subject to availability.

Private & tailor-made travel
This itinerary can be taken privately, for which guideline prices are shown. Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact requirements.

†Inti Raymi festival
The 13 June 2018 and 12 June 2019 departures coincide with the Inti Raymi festival. The itinerary includes a slightly different order, a stay at the Sonesta Hotel in Cuzco and a full day of ceremonial celebrations in honour of the sun god.

Departure Dates and Cost per person – **SAVE up to £250 per person – book by 30 April**

Discounted price in red

09th April – 24th April 2019: £3395 £2945

23rd April – 8th May 2019: £3295 
30th April – 15th May 2019: £3195
7th May – 22nd May 2019: £3195
21st May – 5th June 2019: £3295
28th May – 12th June 2019: £3295
11th June – 26th June 2019: £3,295
26th June – 11th July 2019: £3,195 £2,995
10th July – 25th July 2019: £3295 £3,145*
24th July – 8th August 2019: £3,295

13th August – 28th August 2019: £3,295 
21st August – 5th September 2019: £3,295
3rd September – 18th September 2019: £3,195
18th September – 3rd October 2019: £3,195  £2995
25th September – 9th October 2019: £3,195 £3045*
1st October – 16th October 2019: £3,095
15th October – 31st October 2019: £3,095
6th November – 21st November 2019: £2,995 £2895
18th December – 2nd January 2020: £3,295

2020 Departure dates – Contact us for costs

26 Feb 2020
25 Mar 2020
08 Apr 2020
22 Apr 2020
06 May 2020
20 May 2020
27 May 2020