Explore Peru's many wonders in ultimate style and comfort. Stay in the country's finest accommodation and travel on the Belmond Andean Explorer train from Cuzco, the former capital of the Inca Empire, to the shores of Lake Titicaca and on to the 'white city' of Arequipa. Admire the spectacular scenery and endless horizons from South America's first luxury sleeper train, a true once-in-a-lifetime experience.
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Fly from London (regional connections available) to Lima with British Airways and transfer to the Belmond Miraflores Park (ocean-view room) for an overnight stay. (N)
Morning tour of Lima's historical and colonial centre. Afternoon flight to Cuzco and continue to the Sacred Valley for a 2-night stay at the Belmond Rio Sagrado, a lavish hotel surrounded by lush gardens and overlooking the Urubamba river. (B)
In the morning visit the Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo, an astounding feat of construction and ingenuity. Afternoon at leisure or to explore the beautiful surroundings. (B)
Drive to Ollanta and take the Vistadome train to Machu Picchu. Tour the spectacular ruins and stay overnight at the Inkaterra Machu Picchu. (B, L, D)
Morning at leisure or further explore Machu Picchu (purchase ticket at time of booking). Return by rail to Cuzco and transfer to the Belmond Monasterio, a converted 16th-century Jesuit monastery, for 2 nights. (B)
Half-day tour of Cuzco, including the cathedral and a visit to Sacsayhuaman, the impressive Inca ruins perched on the hill above Cuzco. (B)
Take the brand-new, stylish Belmond Andean Explorer train on a 2-night journey to Arequipa via Lake Titicaca. Relax over lunch with a pisco sour in the observation car as you pass high Andean Peaks, mountain streams, rivers, cultivated terraces and smaller valley towns. Stop off at the pre-Incan site of Rachi and watch the sun set over La Raya mountain range before continuing on to Lake Titicaca. (B, L, D)
Witness the sun rise over the waters of Lake Titicaca before a full day of exploration, including a visit to the floating Uros reed islands and Taquile island. Enjoy a home-cooked lunch and a demonstration of traditional music and ancient weaving techniques. In the evening, the train will continue on its journey to Arequipa. (B, L, D)
In the morning, disembark the train to visit the Sumbay caves, home to fascinating rock art dating back 8,000 years. Marvel at the spellbinding scenery of Lake Lagunillas before embarking upon the final leg to Arequipa. Enjoy a panoramic tour of the "white city" before flying to Lima for your final night at the Belmond Miraflores Park. (B, L)
Fly to London via Lima with British Airways, arriving the next day. (B)
As per itinerary - B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
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The Belmond Andean Explorer train is the only luxury sleeper train in South America. Travelling between Cuzco, Lake Titicaca and onwards to Arequipa, the train offers stylish overnight cabins, three-course gourmet meals created with local ingredients and excursions to local sights with expert guides along the way. There is a choice of 1- or 2-night journeys in both directions.
Features: 24 en suite cabins, 2 dining cars, lounge car, observation car, spa car.
Cabin amenities: Bunk beds, twin or double (available in suites only), en suite bathroom facilities with a shower, small...
The Belmond Hotel Monasterio has been converted from a 16th-century Jesuit monastery into one of the world's most stylish and atmospheric hotels. Located in the heart of Cuzco, this property is set around a picturesque central courtyard. Each individually designed room has been decorated using the finest Spanish and Inca designs and materials. The gourmet Peruvian restaurant and bar feature colonial period Cuzco art and antiques. Due to the historic and unique nature of the Monasterio (where rooms are converted from the former sleeping quarters of the monks), no two rooms are the same. Check-in time is...
The Belmond Hotel Rio Sagrado has a beautiful setting in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, surrounded by lush gardens and overlooking the Urubamba river. The luxurious rooms, suites and villas are exquisitely furnished with colonial decor and all modern comforts. Relax in the renowned spa, Mayu Wilka, or take a swim in the infinity-edged outdoor swimming pool with views of the mountains. Unwind with a drink in the stylish riverside bar, or enjoy first-class Peruvian cuisine in the restaurant or on the...
As well as the first class standards of service and luxurious rooms with large bathrooms, the location of the Belmond Miraflores Park sets it apart from other hotels in Lima. The hotel has spectacular views over the Pacific Ocean and it is just a short walk from the lively clifftop restaurants, bars and shops of Miraflores. The hotel features a gourmet restaurant that specialises in innovative Asian, Mediterranean and Peruvian flavours, while other facilities include a rooftop swimming pool, an indoor squash court, a gymnasium and...
Inkaterra Machu Picchu is situated in 13 acres of cloud forest garden beside the Urubamba River, a 5-minute walk from the station at Aguas Calientes. The hotel consists of 85 rooms in Andean village-style cottages nestled amidst the gardens and each accommodation offers spacious private bathrooms, phone and large beds. There is a restaurant with views over the river, a cafe & bar and a spa. The beautiful orchid gardens attract a variety of birds and butterflies, creating a tranquil atmosphere, and there is an small organic tea plantation. There are regular buses to the site of Machu Picchu, a journey of 30...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
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