This journey combines the highlights of Peru with Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands. Visit the ancient Inca capital of Cuzco and the spectacular lost city of Machu Picchu. In Ecuador, discover Quito’s historic old town and end with a cruise to these wondrous islands.
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Overnight flight from London (regional connections available) to Cuzco via Bogotá with Avianca. (N)
Late morning arrival in Cuzco, set in the Andes mountains. Transfer to the Sacred Valley of the Incas for a 2-night stay at the Casa Andina Premium. (N)
Half-day tour of the town of Pisac and its indigenous market followed by a visit to the Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo. Afternoon at leisure. (B)
Transfer to Ollanta station and board the Vistadome train to Machu Picchu. Take a guided tour of the striking ruins. Overnight stay at El Mapi Hotel. (B, L, D)
Morning at leisure or further explore Machu Picchu (purchase ticket at time of booking). Afternoon train journey to Cuzco and transfer to the Casa Andina Premium Cuzco for 2 nights. (B)
Half-day tour of the ancient capital of the Inca empire including the cathedral, San Blas district and the Koricancha Temple of the Sun. Afternoon at leisure or optional visit to Sacsayhuaman. (B)
Fly to Lima on the coast and stay for 2 nights at the Casa Andina Premium Miraflores. (B)
Half-day tour of colonial and modern Lima, including Casa Aliaga, an exquisitely decorated colonial mansion, and the San Francisco monastery. (B)
Fly to Quito, Ecuador's capital city. Transfer to the Hilton Colon for 2 nights. (B)
Morning tour of Quito’s historic centre and the Middle of the World equatorial line monument. (B)
Fly to the Galapagos islands and board the Isabela II for a 4-night cruise around these fascinating islands (Classic cabin)†. (B, L, D)
Take shared excursions with a naturalist guide to different islands to see the variety of landscapes and wildlife. Enjoy close encounters with some of the most rare animals and birds, including land iguanas, giant tortoises, frigatebirds, Darwin’s finches, boobies and Galapagos penguins. (B, L, D)
Disembark the cruise and fly to Guayaquil to connect with an overnight flight to London via Bogotá with Avianca, arriving the next day. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is led in each destination en route by a local tour guide.
Galapagos National Park fees are not included.
On each departure, it is possible to upgrade to an Owner’s Cabin from £125.
Please note that beverages on board the cruise are not included.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
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 call 020 3627 3097 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk.
Occupying an 18th-century mansion, the Casa Andina Premium Cuzco (formerly Casa Andina Private Collection Cuzco) is located in the old, colonial part of Cuzco, beside Limacpampa Square and just a few blocks walk from the main square. The hotel's guestrooms combine traditional local furnishings with modern comforts and overlook picturesque courtyards. There is a central patio with fountain, a colonial bar and stylish restaurant decorated with traditional paintings.
Features: 93 rooms, restaurant, bar, massage room, ATM, Wi-Fi.
Room amenities: Television, safe, hairdryer, heating.
Please note, the hotel will be closed for renovations from 3 January to 11 July...
The Casa Andina Premium Miraflores (formerly Casa Andina Private Collection Miraflores) is located in the heart of the Miraflores district of Lima, close to Kennedy Park. It is a medium-sized hotel with rooms decorated in a contemporary style with local Peruvian textiles and art.Features: 148 rooms, restaurant, cafe, swimming pool, gym, sauna, ATM, Wi-Fi.Room amenities: Television, safe, hairdryer, air conditioning, heating, coffee...
Casa Andina Premium Sacred Valley (formerly Casa Andina Private Collection Sacred Valley) is located near Yanahuara in the Sacred Valley, and is surrounded by Andean peaks. It is part of a small resort offering charming rooms, a restaurant with a local ambience, and a bar with an outside terrace where you can take in the sights and sounds of the Peruvian countryside.Features: 92 rooms, restaurant, lobby bar, fitness room, spa service, Wi-Fi.Room amenities: Television, heating, safe,...
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 Hilton Colon is a modern 5-star hotel, with an excellent location in the heart of the New City, overlooking the 'El Ejido' Park. It is just 20 minutes from the international airport and a 10-minute walk from the colonial Old Town of Quito, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
There are 250 rooms and suites, all with modern facilities. Executive and Executive Plus rooms have city or mountain views and executive lounge access with complimentary breakfast and refreshments. The stylish suites are contemporary in design and larger, with an additional seating area.
Dining facilities include a café with 24-hour service, Italian & Sushi restaurant, and bar. There is also a health club, outdoor swimming pool and shopping arcade as well as a wealth of other recreational and entertainment activities to choose from including a...
This stylish medium-sized cruise ship accommodates 21 crew and 40 passengers in 21 exterior cabins. Facilities include an elegant dining room with an la carte menu, saloon / bar area, library and reading room, outside bar, sun deck with jacuzzi and an observation area. Expert naturalist guides lead expeditions to explore the islands. A stargazing programme and glass- bottom boat for viewing marine life are also available. Full board is provided on the Isabela II. The cost of beverages and Galapagos taxes of $100, are not included and are payable...
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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COI2018: 12 Nights
Located at an altitude of 3,310 metres, Cuzco is one of the most beautiful and enchantin...
The Galapagos islands are best explored from an expedition cruise at sea, though they can also be visited from a land-based hotel or lodge...
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...
The Sacred Valley of the Incas is the perfect place to explore, relax and unwind either...
Quito is the second highest capital in South America (2,850 metres) and lies in a narrow...