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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Fly from London to Lima,via Madrid or Bogotá, with LAN or Avianca. Transfer to the Arts Boutique Hotel B
for 2 nights. (N)
Take a morning tour of
colonial and modern Lima. Afternoon at
to Cuzco, high in the Andes mountains.
Transfer to the Sacred Valley of the Incas
via the Awanakancha llama farm and the
indigenous market of Pisac. Stay 2 nights at Sol y Luna. (B)
visit to the Willoq local community. In the
afternoon, explore the town and Inca
fortress of Ollantaytambo. (B)
Ollanta station and board the Vistadome
train to Machu Picchu. Take a tour of the
ruins with free time for independent
exploration. Stay overnight at
Sumaq. (B, L, D)
Morning at leisure to
further explore the ruins. In the afternoon,
return to Cuzco. Transfer to Aranwa Cuzco for 2 nights. (B)
Half-day tour of Cuzco,
including the cathedral and San Blas. (B)
Morning flight to Lima
and on to Quito, one of the most compact
and charming capitals in Latin America.
Transfer to the Casa
Gangotena for 2 nights. (B)
Morning tour of Quito,
including the colonial centre and the Middle
of the World monument, marking the
Fly to the
Galapagos and transfer to
La Pinta for a 3-night cruise. The Galapagos
Islands are home to some of the most
fascinating wildlife in the world. (B, L, D).
days will be spent exploring different
islands. Nowhere else on Earth are animals
encountered at such close quarters and in
such variety, from uniquely adapted seabirds
to tortoises and whales. (B, L, D)
Fly to Guayaquil, and connect to London, via Madrid or Bogotá with LAN or Avianca. (B)
Afternoon arrival. (N)
(B) = Breakfast, (L) = Lunch, (D) = Dinner, (N) = No Meals
This is a suggested itinerary, which can be furthered tailored to suit your needs. Prices, based on two people travelling and sharing a twin-room, are intended as a guideline only and will vary according to time of year.
It is possible to extend your
stay on the Galapagos Islands with a longer
cruise and visit an additional selection of
islands. Alternatively explore mainland
Ecuador, the colonial city of Cuenca or the
Aranwa Cuzco is a delightful boutique hotel located in a restored 16th century colonial mansion, just 2 blocks from the main square. The hotel is decorated with antiques and religious artefacts, including colonial era paintings and sculptures. There are 43 elegant rooms and suites which are equipped with an intelligent oxygen system. Facilities include a bar, a restaurant looking out into the central courtyard and a business...
Arts Boutique Hotel B is situated in the heart of Barranco, Lima’s trendy bohemian neighbourhood, home to a vibrant culture and arts scene. The carefully restored property is housed in a former Belle Époque mansion with an ornate facade, high ceilings and open, marbled terraces and balconies, and features 17 suites. The restaurant offers a blend of traditional ingredients and Mediterranean flavours. A complimentary Peruvian afternoon tea or 'lonche' is served every afternoon in the...
Situated in the heart of downtown Quito, Casa Gangotena is a large historic mansion that has been converted into a 31-room boutique hotel. A Renaissance building with original Italian architecture, its sophisticated interior features perfectly restored fresco ceilings. Relaxing on the rooftop terrace affords panoramic views of Quito's old town, while dining in the restaurant provides views of the San Francisco Plaza. At ground level, the hotel's lush gardens are a great place for a gentle...
Hotel Sol y Luna is a charming property, located in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, close to the small town of Urubamba and surrounded by tall eucalyptus trees and dramatic mountains. The 28 attractive, rustic bungalows are set amongst flower-filled gardens and are decorated in an Andean style. Each bungalow has a private bathroom, modern facilities and a small private verandah. There is a cosy bar and restaurant, serving local and international cuisine. Facilities include a swimming pool, a tennis court and a small spa and...
Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel is a modern, comfortable hotel in Aguas Calientes. It is conveniently located opposite the bus stop from which the buses to the ruins depart. The rooms are tastefully furnished and decorated in a contemporary style, while maintaining a Peruvian theme. Facilities include a spa, restaurant and bar, as well as a boutique selling traditional local...
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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COA2016: 12 Nights
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...
Quito is the second highest capital in South America (2,850 metres) and lies in a narrow...