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-Columbian 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 Hotel. (B
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 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 José 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 CoxandKings.co.uk/solo-travellers.
The order of the itinerary is designed to allow gradual adjustment to the altitude while taking in the key sights of Peru.
On day 8 it is possible to travel to Puno aboard the stylish Titicaca train featuring two dining cars and an openair observation car. The journey takes just over 10 hours and does not include stops at archaeological sites. A three-course lunch and afternoon tea are served during the journey. The supplement to take the train is from £265.
This tour is based in 3- and 4-star accommodation.
The order of the itinerary is designed
to allow gradual adjustment to the altitude
while taking in the key sights of Peru.
can be taken privately on a date that suits
you, for which guideline prices are shown.
Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact
requirements. Please call020 3627 3097 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk.
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.
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PSG2018: 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...