Machu Picchu is perhaps the most
breathtaking archaeological site in the
world. Yet Peru also offers a wealth of
other magnificent ancient, colonial and
scenic sights. Staying in good hotels with
great character and with some free time
to relax, this tour reveals Peru’s many
wonders, including Cuzco and Arequipa,
the Colca Canyon, Lake Titicaca and, of
course, Machu Picchu.
Saving up to £200 on specific departures when booked by 16 Feb 17
View more climate information & imperial units
The tour itinerary on this page applies to departures from 3 May 2017 onwards. Please select the '2016-17' tab, shown beside 'Tour variations' above, to see details for this tour up to the end of April 2017.
Fly from London (regional connections available)
to Lima with British Airways and transfer to
the Casa Andina Private Collection. (N)
Morning tour of colonial and modern Lima,
including Casa Aliaga, the oldest colonial mansion
in Lima, and the architectural masterpiece of San
Francisco monastery. (B)
Fly over the Andes to Arequipa, a city of white
buildings and colonnaded plazas, surrounded by
the dramatic landscape of ice-capped volcanoes.
Stay at the Libertador for 2 nights. (B)
Full-day city tour, including the beautiful Santa
Catalina convent, which dates from the 16th
century, and the Juanita Mummy Museum. (B, L)
Drive into the Andes towards Colca Canyon
(approx 4 hours, partly on unpaved roads, with
stops en route). The scenery is breathtaking, with
the terraces of the Colca valley and herds of llamas
scattered around. Overnight at Aranwa Colca. (B, L)
Early morning excursion to Condor’s Cross, where
magnificent condors can be seen flying over the
canyon. Visit the town of Maca, famed for its pre-
Columbian textiles, and continue by road to Puno
and Lake Titicaca (approx 6 hours). Stay 2 nights
at the Libertador on the shores of the lake. (B, L)
Full-day tour of the floating Uros reed islands and
Taquile island, with a home-cooked lunch prepared
by a local family. (B, L)
Take the brand-new stylish Belmond Andean Explorer train to Cuzco. Relax over lunch with
a pisco sour in the observation car as you pass
high Andean peaks, mountain streams and
rivers, cultivated terraces and small valley towns.
Dinner and overnight on board (bunk bed cabin).
Upgrade to a twin-bedded cabin from £50 per
person. (B, L, D)
Disembark the train and travel by road to the
indigenous village of Chinchero to see its Inca
terraces and a traditional weaving demonstration.
Continue to the Sacred Valley and stay 2 nights at
Casa Andina Private Collection. (B, L)
Half-day visit to the Inca fortress at Ollantaytambo,
an astounding feat of construction and ingenuity.
Afternoon at leisure. (B)
Drive to Ollanta and take the Vistadome train to
Machu Picchu. Tour the spectacular ruins and stay
overnight at the Inkaterra Machu Picchu Hotel. (B, L, D)
Morning at leisure or further explore Machu Picchu
(purchase ticket at time of booking). Return to
Cuzco by rail and transfer to the Casa Andina
Private Collection for 3 nights. (B)
Morning tour of Cuzco, including the San Blas
district, the cathedral and the extraordinary
Temple of the Sun at Koricancha. Afternoon at
leisure in the Inca capital. (B)
Day at leisure or take an optional excursion to the
Pre-Columbian Art museum, Awanacancha llama
farm or the ruins of Sacsayhuaman. (B)
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
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
Superior tour departures
are based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
Prices are based on the standard room / cabin
category, unless otherwise stated.
The order of the itinerary is designed
to allow gradual adjustment to the altitude, while
taking in the major sights of Peru. There are some
early morning starts and long drives. Departures
between February and May 2017 are 15 Days & 12
Nights and will run as per our 2016 itinerary, starting
on Sunday. Please enquire for further details.
On Day 11 of the Superior
tour, upgrade to Belmond Sanctuary Lodge from
£345, subject to availability.
For a price quote based on
alternative accommodation standards or flight
options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7808 6783 or email email@example.com
The 14 June departure coincides with the festival
of the sun, Inti Raymi. The itinerary includes a
slightly different order, a stay at the Sonesta Hotel
in Cuzco and a full day of ceremonial celebrations
in honour of the sun god.
The Aranwa Colca is situated on the banks of the Colca river, 10 minutes from the village of Chivay. The hotel is built and decorated in a contemporary Andean style and has 41 rooms, suites and chalets, all with views towards the mountains. The restaurant and bar overlook the river and offer cuisine using Andean flavours and some locally grown ingredients. Amid the grounds are waterfalls, a watermill and trout pools. There is a chapel and a spa with indoor and outdoor swimming...
The Casa Andina Private Collection is located in the heart of the Miraflores district of Lima, close to Kennedy Park. It is a medium-sized hotel with 148 rooms decorated in local Peruvian textiles and art. Facilities include 2 restaurants, a small spa and a heated swimming...
Occupying an 18th-century mansion, this charming hotel is located in the colonial old part of Cuzco, beside Limacpampa Square, just a few blocks walk from the main square. The hotel's rooms 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 Cuzco paintings.
Features: 93 rooms, restaurant, bar, massage room, ATM, Wi-Fi.
Room amenities: Television, safe, hairdryer,...
The 85-room Casa Andina Private Collection Sacred Valley is located in the Sacred Valley near Cuzco, and is surrounded by Andean peaks. It is part of a small resort offering boutique-style rooms, a restaurant with a local ambience, and bar with outside terrace from which one can take in the sights and sounds of the Peruvian...
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...
The Libertador Lake Titicaca is a first-class hotel situated on the peninsula of Isla Esteves, offering spectacular views over Lake Titicaca. There are spacious public areas, modern rooms with lake views, a restaurant serving fine cuisine, a bar and a games room. This is an excellent base for lake...
Hotel Libertador overlooks Selva Alegre, the city's largest park, and has an imposing view of the Misti volcano. Its location is very quiet, yet the historic centre is a short drive or 20-minute walk away. Built in 1940 in a colonial style, the hotel has a modern infrastructure and excellent facilities and offers 88 spacious rooms, a spa, modern gym and swimming pool. In Los Robles restaurant you can enjoy typical Arequipena and international food or you can relax at Los Montoneros bar on the terrace by the pool and...
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.
The Peruvian Amazon has remarkable
bio-diversity and the area around Puerto
Maldonado provides an excellent opportunity
to see a great variety of wildlife, birds and
flora. Guided walks and boat trips give an
insight into the rainforest’s extraordinary
Fly to Puerto Maldonado and transfer by
motorised canoe to the Inkaterra Hacienda
Concepcion for 2 nights (individual bungalow).
Upgrade to the sister property Reserva
Amazonica (please see page 15) available from
£195 per person (Superior river-view bungalow).
Please note that electricity is generally limited in
jungle lodges. (B, L, D)
Explore the surrounding rainforest, rivers and
Sandoval lake, habitats for macaws, black
caimans, giant otters and monkeys. The
Inkaterra canopy walkway consists of hanging
bridges that allow you to observe the incredible
rainforest from the treetops. (B, L, D)
Return to Puerto Maldonado. Fly to Lima and on
to London with British Airways. (B)
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
TMI2017: 14 Nights
Perhaps the most strikingly beautiful city in Peru, Arequipa has leafy squares, fine...
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...
ne 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 Colca Canyon is an area of outstanding scenic beauty with huge patchworks of pre-Inc...
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...