This introductory tour of Peru includes the
country’s most famous sights. Starting
in Lima, the tour explores 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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Overnight flight from London to Lima, via
Bogotá, with Avianca. (N)
Morning arrival. Transfer to the Jose Antonio
Hotel or similar for 1 night, including immediate
occupancy. Afternoon at leisure or take optional
excursions. In the evening, enjoy a welcome
dinner. (B, D)
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.
Afternoon 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 Hacienda del Valle. (B)
In the morning, visit the colourful Pisac market
and the Inca fortress at Ollantaytambo, an
astounding feat of construction and ingenuity.
The afternoon is at leisure to relax or explore the
beautiful surroundings. (B)
Transfer to Ollanta station and take the train to
Machu Picchu. Tour the ruins 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. The 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)
Take the stylish Andean Explorer train to Puno
on the shores of Lake Titicaca (approximately
10 hours). Relax over lunch with a pisco sour
and music in the observation car as you pass
small valley towns, cultivated terraces, high
Andean peaks, mountain streams and
rivers. Transfer to Jose Antonio Hotel for 2
nights. (B, L)
Visit the floating reed Uros reed islands and
Taquile island on a full-day tour with a homecooked
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, via Bogotá, with Avianca. (B)
Afternoon arrival. (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
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 likeminded
travellers. View the complete collection
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.
Based in 3- and 4-star
The order of the itinerary is designed
to allow gradual adjustment to the altitude,
while taking in the key sights of Peru.
El MaPi hotel (formerly the Machu Picchu Inn) is owned by Inkaterra and 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 has 48 comfortable rooms with modern amenities, a restaurant and a...
Hotel Hacienda del Valle is a charming property in Yanahura, in the heart of the Sacred Valley. Set amid verdant gardens filled with flowers and trees, it offers 29 comfortable and cosy rooms, each with either a small terrace or balcony. Facilities include a small bar, a restaurant and a...
The Jose Antonio Puno is situated on the shores of Lake Titicaca about 2km from the centre of Puno on the road to Desaguadero. There are 135 spacious rooms, all with a lake view and modern facilities, and the hotel also has a restaurant and...
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...
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.
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.
Overnight flight from London to Lima, via
Bogotá, with Avianca (N)
Morning arrival. Drive to Paracas and stay at La
Hacienda Bahia, set in the bay / Aranwa Paracas
Resort & Spa*, for 2 nights. (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. In the
afternoon, return to Lima by road (shared
transfer) and stay at Casa Andina Private
Collection for 1 night. Join the rest of the
(B) = Breakfast, (L) = Lunch, (D) = Dinner, (N) = No Meals
Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.
Upgrade to Hotel Paracas, a Luxury
Collection Resort from £110pp based on 2 people sharing.
It is possible to visit
Nazca and Paracas after the main tour, please
enquire for details and supplements.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
PSG2016: 8 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...
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...