Duration: 8 Days
Love a good mystery? This eight-day holiday to Peru is the perfect escape to delve into the world’s most intriguing lost and found story. Featuring not one, but two days behind the misty gates of Machu Picchu, this below-the-equator tour takes you high into the Andes and deeper inside the Lost City of the Incas to unearth its centuries-old secrets. Navigating the cryptic maze of trails, temples, and terraces in the world’s most famous forgotten city is one for the memory books. Other great finds on this tantalising tour of Peru? Up-close encounters with llamas, alpacas, and other Sacred Valley locals; colourful, handwoven textiles in the former Inca Empire capital of Cusco; bold, multicultural cuisine in the foodie capital of Lima; and a warm welcome inside a traditional family home for an authentic taste of Peruvian hospitality.
Please note: Itinerary is based on 2022, and is subject to change. Full details will be confirmed in July 2022.
Welcome to Lima! Meet your Tour Director upon arrival.
LIMA Guided sightseeing includes the Plaza de Armas, the Government Palace, Cathedral, and San Francisco Monastery. Tastings at a [LOCAL FAVOURITE] Peruvian food market. Welcome dinner at a local restaurant. (B,D)
LIMA Fly to Cusco.
SACRED VALLEY Participate in an [LOCAL FAVOURITE] El Pago a la Tierra (Mother Earth Ceremony) with local shaman. Visit Awanakancha to see a pre- Columbian weaving demonstration, and llamas, alpacas, guanacos, and vicunas. Free time for shopping Pisac's famous market. (B,L,D)
SACRED VALLEY Visit to the Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo and a [LOCAL FAVOURITE] local Peruvian home. Scenic ride on the Vistadome Train through the Urubamba Valley.
MACHU PICCHU Guided sightseeing at Machu Picchu. Dinner at your nearby hotel. (B,D)
MACHU PICCHU Second included entrance to Machu Picchu. Afternoon train to the Sacred Valley. Transfer to Cusco. (B,L)
CUSCO Guided sightseeing includes visits to the Cathedral and Santo Domingo Monastery. Traditional [LOCAL FAVOURITE] Pasacalle (Andean Parade) and visits to Kenko Amphitheater and the Temple of Sacsayhuaman. Free time this afternoon before a farewell dinner. (B,D)
CUSCO Fly to Lima.
LIMA Free time this afternoon and evening. (B)
Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)