This introductory tour of Peru includes the country’s most celebrated sights. Starting in Lima, explore Peru’s ancient, colonial and scenic wonders including Cuzco, the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Lake Titicaca and, of course, Machu Picchu, perhaps the most breathtaking archaeological site in the world.
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Fly from London (regional connections
available) to Lima with British Airways. Transfer
to José Antonio Hotel for a 2-night stay. (N)
This morning explore the colonial and modern
highlights of Lima, including the Huaca
Pucllana, a pre-Colombian site, and the historic
masterpiece of San Francisco monastery. In the
evening, enjoy a welcome dinner. (B, D)
Morning flight to Cuzco, set high in the Andes
mountains. Transfer to the Sacred Valley with a
wealth of Inca sites and great natural beauty.
Stay for 2 nights at the San Agustin Urubamba
In the morning, visit the colourful Pisac market
and the Inca fortress at Ollantaytambo, an
astounding feat of construction and ingenuity.
Afternoon at leisure to relax or explore the
beautiful surroundings. (B)
Transfer to Ollanta station and take the train
to Machu Picchu. Enjoy a guided tour of the
majestic ruins of Machu Picchu and stay
overnight at El Mapi Hotel. (B, L, D)
Morning at leisure or further explore Machu
Picchu (purchase ticket at time of booking). Return to Cuzco by train and transfer to Los
Portales for 2 nights. This ancient Inca capital
has beautiful colonial churches and mansions
sitting alongside Inca remains. (B)
Morning guided tour of Cuzco, including the
cathedral, the extraordinary Koricancha (Temple
of the Sun) and the fortress of Sacsayhuaman.
Afternoon at leisure. (B)
Travel by road to Puno on the shores of Lake
Titicaca (approximately 10 hours including
stops). Travel past small valley towns, cultivated
terraces and high Andean peaks. There will be a
chance to stop at archaeological sites along the
way. Transfer to Jose Antonio Hotel for a stay of
2 nights. (B, L)
Visit the floating Uros reed islands and Taquile
island on a full-day tour with a home-cooked
lunch prepared by a local family. In the
evening enjoy a farewell dinner at a traditional
restaurant. (B, L, D)
Transfer to Juliaca airport for a flight to Lima
and on to London with British Airways. (B)
Afternoon arrival. (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
These small group
tours have been specially created for single
travellers. Benefits include single occupancy
of double / twin rooms as standard and at
sensible prices, plus the company of like-minded
travellers. View the complete collection at
This tour is fully escorted
throughout by a local tour manager from arrival
in Lima, except for one night at Machu Picchu
due to lack of accommodation for guides.
This tour is based in 3- and
The order of the itinerary is designed
to allow gradual adjustment to the altitude
while taking in the key sights of Peru.
El MaPi, owned by Inkaterra, is located in the village of Aguas Calientes, just a few minutes' walk from the train station and the Machu Picchu bus station. This smart contemporary hotel offer comfortable rooms with modern amenities and an organic spa, located on the top floor of the hotel, with panormanic views over the cloud forest.Features: 130 rooms, restaurant, bar, spa, sauna, Wi-Fi.Room amenities: Television, telephone, safe,...
The Jose Antonio Hotel is located in the modern district of Miraflores, 30 minutes drive from the Jorge Chavez International Airport, and close to the major commercial, financial, tourist and cultural centres as well as many excellent restaurants. The hotel offers 84 large guest rooms, a restaurant and a bar. All rooms are equipped with private bathroom, telephone, cable television, air conditioning, safety deposit box, mini-bar and anti-noise...
Los Portales Hotel is situated close to the Korikancha and only a few blocks from the main square. A modern hotel with local Andean touches, it offers 50 cosy and comfortable rooms, as well as a restaurant, lounge, business centre and an internal courtyard with...
The San Agustin Urubamba Hotel is a charming property located in the Sacred Valley and is surrounded by Andean peaks. Set amid gardens filled with flowers and trees, it offers 101 comfortable and cosy rooms, each with either a small terrace or balcony. Facilities include a spa offering a range of treatments, a restaurant and bar and an outdoor swimming...
Located on the shores of Lake Titicaca, the Sonesta Posada del Inca provides excellent Peruvian hospitality and tranquil beauty. Each of the 62 guestrooms has a spectacular panoramic view of either Lake Titicaca or the nearby mountains. All rooms are equipped with cable TV, access to national and international calls and safety deposit boxes. The Inkafe Restaurant offers Andean cuisine as well as International favourites. There is a cocktail lounge next to the dining room and there is a terrace to relax on, overlooking Lake...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
This extension offers an opportunity to explore
the natural wonders of the Galapagos islands
that helped shape Darwin’s theory of evolution.
Experience the unique ecology and wildlife of
the islands from the comfort of your chosen
boat (please note that the Galapagos National
Park fee is not included).Clients taking this
extension will fly to Peru with Avianca via
Fly to Quito, via Lima. Stay for 2 nights at the
Hilton Colon/ Casona de la Ronda. (B)
Day at leisure or optional excursion of colonial
Transfer to the airport and fly to the Galapagos.
Board your selected Galapagos vessel for a 3-or
4-night cruise (please see page 38 for details).
(B, L, D)
Explore the islands, including Santa Cruz,
Santiago, Genovesa, North Seymour and San
Cristóbal. (B, L, D)
Fly to Guayaquil, and on to London, via Bogotá,
with Avianca. (B)
Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.
Price on application.
Travel along the coast south of Lima to visit the
Nazca Lines, huge mysterious drawings in the
desert depicting animals and geometric shapes
left behind by pre-Inca civilisations. Take a
boat to the Ballestas islands, home to sea lion
colonies, Humbolt penguins and an incredible
concentration of seabirds.
Fly to Lima and drive to Paracas (approximately
3.5 hours). Stay at La Hacienda Bahia, set in
the bay, for 2 nights. Upgrade to Hotel Paracas, a
Luxury Collection Resort - price on application. (N)
Full-day excursion by road to Nazca to see some
of the Nazca Lines from viewing towers and
visit local museums, including the Maria Reiche
Museum. (B, L)
Morning cruise to the Ballestas islands.
Afternoon transfer to Lima and take a flight to
London with British Airways (B)
Subject to a minimum of two people.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
PSG2017: 9 Nights
Macchu Pichu & Lake Titicaca were both fantastic experiences, but it was the services of our tour leader Miguel which made our holiday so much more enjoyable - he was patient, professional and very efficient. Miss Jane Henderson
My first sight of Machu Picchu [was inspiring]. The emotions which I experienced were so powerful and surprising. An unforgettable moment I shall never forget.Mrs Patricia Beeston
Located at an altitude of 3,310 metres, Cuzco is one of the most beautiful and enchantin...
Lima lies on the Pacific coast and offers some of Peru's finest museums and monuments, a...
One of the new Seven Wonders of the World, the spectacular Inca citadel of Machu Picchu is situated at an altitude of 2,380 metres on...
Puno lies on the western shore of Lake Titicaca and is used as a base to visit the the...
The Sacred Valley of the Incas is the perfect place to explore, relax and unwind either...