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Train to Machu Picchu

Group Tour | Rail journeys 16 Days & 14 Nights Lead-in price: £3,795 Current prices from: £3,795
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.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Stay overnight at Machu Picchu
  • Visit the oldest private colonial mansion in Lima
  • Spot majestic condors in Colca Canyon
  • Scenic train journey across the altiplano & overnight aboard the luxury Belmond Andean Explorer
  • Stay in 4- & 5-star accommodation
  • A six-course tasting 'Flavours of the Andes' dinner at Sumaq Machu Picchu
  • Small group size - average 16 people (maximum 18)

Arequipa

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2272 2272 2272 2373 2272 2272 2170 2272 2272 2272 2272 2373
Min temp (C)(F) 846 846 846 745 643 541 439 541 643 643 643 745
Sunshine hours 7 7 8 9 9 10 10 10 10 10 10 9
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 12 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 251 361 181 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 30
Rainy Days 6 23 5 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
Humidity N N N N N N N N N N N N
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 9/VH 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Cajamarca

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1864 1763 1763 1864 1864 1864 1864 1864 1864 1864 1966 1966
Min temp (C)(F) 541 541 541 541 439 439 337 439 541 439 439 541
Sunshine hours 5 5 4 5 6 7 7 7 5 5 6 5
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1004 954 1335 934 442 191 171 171 402 954 803 773
Rainy Days 16 19 19 16 11 6 5 5 10 11 10 14
Humidity E E E E E E E E E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Chachapoyas

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2170 2170 2170 2170 2272 2170 2170 2170 2272 2272 2272 2272
Min temp (C)(F) 1152 1152 1152 1152 1050 948 948 846 1050 1050 1050 1050
Sunshine hours 6 6 6 6 7 7 8 8 7 5 8 7
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 773 853 1225 914 492 291 291 271 612 944 823 693
Rainy Days 15 20 19 14 12 9 7 7 11 12 12 15
Humidity E E E E E E E E E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Chiclayo

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3086 3188 3188 2984 2781 2577 2475 2475 2475 2475 2679 2984
Min temp (C)(F) 2068 2170 2170 1966 1864 1763 1661 1559 1559 1661 1661 1864
Sunshine hours 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 7 7 7 7
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 20 20 60 30 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
Rainy Days 3 2 2 2 2 1 2 0 0 2 1 1
Humidity E E E E E VH VH E E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 10/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2068 2272 2272 2068 1966 1864 1763 1763 1661 1661 1763 1966

Colca Canyon

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1864 1864 1864 1864 1864 1864 1763 1864 1966 2068 2068 1966
Min temp (C)(F) 439 439 439 236 -130 -228 -425 -425 -130 32 134 337
Sunshine hours 5 5 6 7 9 10 10 9 8 9 8 7
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 11 12 13 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1004 1064 894 241 60 10 20 50 110 131 191 542
Rainy Days 13 18 11 4 0 0 0 0 2 5 7 10
Humidity E E E E E VH VH E E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Cuzco

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Avg temp (C)(F) 1966 1966 1966 2068 2169 2068 2068 2068 2170 2271 2170 1254
Sunshine hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Daylight hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rainfall (mm)(in) 151 120 100 40 10 0 0 10 20 50 70 110
Rainy Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Humidity
UV
Sea temp (C)(F)

Iquitos (Amazon)

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3290 3290 3290 3188 3188 3086 3188 3290 3290 3290 3290 3290
Min temp (C)(F) 2272 2272 2272 2272 2272 2272 2170 2170 2170 2272 2272 2373
Sunshine hours 5 6 5 5 5 5 6 7 7 7 6 6
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12
Rainfall (mm)(in) 27311 24810 30212 30112 26610 2078 1777 1697 1928 2269 25410 27411
Rainy Days 19 19 22 20 20 19 1 16 16 16 18 20
Humidity E E E E E E E E E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Lima

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2679 2781 2679 2577 2272 2068 1966 1864 1966 2068 2272 2475
Min temp (C)(F) 1864 1966 1864 1763 1559 1457 1355 1355 1355 1355 1457 1661
Sunshine hours 6 7 7 7 4 2 1 1 2 3 4 5
Daylight hours 13 12 12 12 12 11 11 12 12 12 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 10 10 0 0 10 20 30 30 20 10 10 20
Rainy Days 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1
Humidity L M M L N N N N N N N L
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 9/VH 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2272 2373 2272 2170 1966 1864 1864 1763 1763 1763 1966 2068

Machu Picchu

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2475 2577 2577 2577 2577 2577 2577 2577 2679 2577 2679 2373
Min temp (C)(F) 1355 1355 1355 1254 1152 948 948 1050 1152 1254 1355 1355
Sunshine hours 5 5 6 7 8 8 8 8 7 7 7 6
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 12 11 11 12 12 12 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1385 1416 1516 622 231 171 221 241 442 753 863 1215
Rainy Days 15 20 13 9 6 2 2 3 7 9 9 13
Humidity E E E E E VH VH E E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 10/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Nazca

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2475 2475 2475 2475 2272 2068 2068 2068 2068 2068 2272 2577
Min temp (C)(F) 1559 1559 1457 1355 1254 1050 1050 1050 1152 1152 1254 1355
Sunshine hours 7 7 7 8 8 7 7 7 8 8 8 8
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 12 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 40 90 141 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rainy Days 5 10 5 3 2 0 0 1 3 3 3 4
Humidity M M M M L L N L L M M M
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 9/VH 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Paracas

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2679 2781 2781 2577 2373 2170 2068 2068 2170 2272 2373 2577
Min temp (C)(F) 1864 1966 1966 1763 1559 1355 1355 1355 1355 1457 1559 1763
Sunshine hours 6 6 6 7 5 3 3 3 4 5 6 6
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 12 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 0 10 0 0 10 10 10 10 10 0 10 0
Rainy Days 2 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 1
Humidity M M M L N N N N N N N L
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 9/VH 8/VH 8/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2272 2272 2272 2068 1966 1864 1763 1661 1661 1763 1864 2068

Puerto Maldonado

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3188 3188 3188 3188 3188 3086 3086 3188 3391 3290 3290 3188
Min temp (C)(F) 2272 2170 2170 2068 1966 1864 1864 1864 1966 2170 2170 2272
Sunshine hours 5 5 5 6 7 7 8 7 7 6 6 6
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 12 11 12 12 12 12 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 34213 31212 28511 1797 984 552 582 723 1104 1837 24410 28611
Rainy Days 16 16 5 10 6 4 3 4 6 10 12 14
Humidity E E E E VH VH VH VH E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 8/VH 9/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Puno

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1457 1457 1559 1559 1457 1457 1457 1457 1559 1661 1661 1559
Min temp (C)(F) 236 236 134 -130 -523 -818 -818 -719 -327 -228 -130 134
Sunshine hours 6 6 6 8 9 9 9 9 8 9 8 7
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 12 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1596 1586 1335 381 151 20 30 70 281 351 542 1195
Rainy Days 16 23 13 7 3 1 2 2 6 7 7 13
Humidity N N N N N N N N N N N N
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Trujillo

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2679 2679 2679 2577 2373 2272 2170 2170 2170 2170 2272 2475
Min temp (C)(F) 1763 1864 1864 1763 1661 1559 1457 1457 1457 1457 1559 1559
Sunshine hours 6 6 5 6 6 5 4 4 4 5 6 6
Daylight hours 13 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 20 10 70 0 10 0 10 10 10 0 0 10
Rainy Days 6 5 5 5 4 2 3 1 3 5 4 4
Humidity E E E E E VH VH E E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 10/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2170 2272 2272 2068 1864 1864 1763 1763 1661 1661 1763 1966
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Superior Private Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Lima

Fly from London (regional connections available) to Lima with British Airways and transfer to the Casa Andina Premium Miraflores for 2 nights. (N)

Day 2: Lima

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)

Day 3: Fly to Arequipa

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 Costa del Sol Wyndham for 2 nights. (B)

Day 4: Arequipa

Full-day city tour, including the beautiful Santa Catalina convent, which dates from the 16th century, and the Juanita Mummy Museum. (B, L)

Day 5: Colca Canyon

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)

Day 6: Lake Titicaca

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 GHL Hotel Lago Titicaca on the shore of the lake. (B, L)

Day 7: Lake Titicaca

Full-day tour of the floating Uros reed islands and Taquile island, with a home-cooked lunch prepared by a local family. (B, L)

Day 8: Luxury train to Cuzco

Take the stylish Belmond Andean Explorer train to Cuzco. Relax over lunch or with a pisco sour in the observation car as you pass through gentle rolling Andean plains where vicuñas and alpacas may be seen. Dinner and overnight on board (bunk bed cabin). Upgrade to a twinbedded cabin from £105 per person. (B, L, D)

Day 9: Chinchero • Sacred Valley

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 Premium Sacred Valley. (B, L)

Day 10: Sacred Valley

Half-day visit to the Inca fortress at Ollantaytambo, an astounding feat of construction and ingenuity. Afternoon at leisure. (B)

Day 11: Machu Picchu

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)

Day 12: Cuzco

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 Premium Cuzco for 3 nights. (B)

Day 13: Cuzco

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 14: Cuzco

Day at leisure or take an optional excursion to the Pre-Columbian Art Museum, Awanacancha llama farm or the ruins of Sacsayhuaman. (B)

Days 15-16: Fly to London via Lima

Fly to London via Lima with British Airways, arriving the next day. (B) (N)

Meal basis

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important information Superior tour

This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.

Single supplement

Available on request.

Itinerary

The order of the itinerary allows gradual adjustment to the altitude, while taking in the major sights of Peru. There are some early morning starts and long drives. Departures between November and April will fly to Peru via Madrid.

Tailor-made travel:

For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

Superior private tour accommodation

  • Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel
    Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel

    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 artefacts.

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  • Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba
    Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba

    The Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba combines contemporary and colonial design with luxurious decor and locally sourced materials. Rooms and public areas all enjoy beautiful views of the Sacred Valley, while the extensive grounds include a vegetable garden, providing ingredients for the gourmet cuisine served in the elegant dining room.Features: 36 rooms &amp; suites, dining room with terrace, bar, spa.<br>Room amenities: Television, iPad, safe, minibar, Wi-Fi.

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  • GHL Hotel Lago Titicaca
    GHL Hotel Lago Titicaca

    The GHL Hotel Lago Titicaca (formerly Libertador Lake Titicaca) is situated on the peninsula of Isla Esteves, a short drive from the town of Puno. The spectacular panoramic views over Lake Titicaca means it is well positioned to enjoy beautiful sunrises and sunsets. This modern hotel offers spacious lake-view rooms and public areas, and is an excellent base for lake excursions. Features: 123 rooms & suites, restaurant, bar, sauna, jacuzzi, gym Room amenities: Television, hairdryer, safe, bathrobes, Wi-Fi.

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  • Costa del Sol Wyndham Arequipa
    Costa del Sol Wyndham Arequipa

    The Costa del Sol Wyndham Arequipa hotel (formerly 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 a 20-minute walk away. Built in 1940 in a colonial style, the hotel has a modern infrastructure and excellent facilities including a spa, gym and swimming pool. The restaurant serves typical Arequipena and international food, and guests can relax at the bar on the terrace by the pool and gardens.Features: 88 rooms &amp; suites, restaurant, bar, outdoor swimming pool.<br>Room amenities: Television, hairdryer, safe, bathrobes, Wi-Fi.

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  • Belmond Sanctuary Lodge
    Belmond Sanctuary Lodge

    Perched on the mountainside next to the Inca citadel, the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge is the only hotel by the entrance to the ancient ruins. Guestrooms are decorated with local furniture and some have terraces leading onto orchid gardens with views of the surrounding mountains and tropical forest. Enjoy spectacular sunrises and magical evenings in this atmospheric location. Features: 31 rooms & suites, 2 restaurants, bar, spa service, Wi-Fi. Room Amenities: Room Amenities: Television, iPod dock, hairdryer, safe.

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  • Belmond Miraflores Park
    Belmond Miraflores Park

    First-class service, luxurious and spacious guestrooms and a stunning location sets the Belmond Miraflores Park apart from other properties in Lima. The hotel offers spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and is just a short walk from the lively clifftop restaurants, bars and shops of Miraflores. The gourmet Tragaluz restaurant features Asian, Mediterranean and Peruvian flavours. Features: 81 suites, 2 restaurants, bar, rooftop pool, gym, spa, Wi-Fi. Room Amenities: Television, iPod dock, hairdryer, safe.

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  • Belmond Las Casitas
    Belmond Las Casitas

    Belmond Las Casitas has a spectacular setting in the heart of the Colca Canyon. The individual bungalows are decorated in the local style and offer luxurious accommodation in beautiful natural surroundings, each with a private terrace and heated plunge pool, fireplace and bathtub under a glass ceiling. Sample delicious Peruvian specialties prepared with ingredients fresh from the organic vegetable garden, visit the trout ponds and stroll around the grounds where llamas roam free. Try an outdoor activity or relax with an Andean treatment at the spa.Features: 20 bungalows, dining room, spa, swimming pool. Amenities: Underfloor heating, minibar, hairdryer, iPod dock, Wi-Fi.

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  • Belmond Hotel Monasterio
    Belmond Hotel Monasterio

    The Belmond Monasterio, once a 16th-century Jesuit monastery, is now one of the world's most atmospheric hotels. Located in the heart of Cuzco, this property is set around a picturesque central courtyard. Each individually designed guestroom is decorated using the finest Spanish and Inca designs and materials. The gourmet Peruvian restaurant and bar feature colonial-period Cuzco art and antiques. Features: 125 rooms & suites, 2 restaurants, bar, spa service, Wi-Fi. Room Amenities: Television, iPod dock, safe.

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  • Belmond Andean Explorer Train
    Belmond Andean Explorer Train

    The latest edition to the Belmond collection in Peru is the only luxury sleeper train in South America, travelling along one of the world's highest rail routes between Cuzco, Lake Titicaca and Arequipa. The 24 stylish en suite cabins combine modern sophistication and period features with traditional Peruvian textures. The cabins range from snug bunk or twin-bedded rooms to luxurious suites with full double beds. Guests can enjoy afternoon tea and three-course gourmet meals created with local ingredients in one of the two dining carriages or sip refreshing cocktails in the elegant piano lounge car. Eye-catching views of lush valleys, dramatic peaks and herds of vicunas and alpacas can be further enjoyed from the observation car featuring a bar and open deck. There are excursions accompanied by expert guides to local sites along the way and an onboard spa. There is a choice of one- or two-night journeys in both directions.If you ...

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Superior private tour extensions

Panoramic view of Plaza de Armas, Lima
Buenos Aires & Iguazú Falls
5 Nights from £1495

Extend your tour with a visit to the Argentinian capital of Buenos Aires, known for its seductive culture and excellent cuisine, and a visit to the Iguazú Falls. Please note that entry fees at Iguazú and Iguaçu National Parks are not included.


Fly to Buenos Aires and transfer to the Intersur Recoleta for 3 nights or optional upgrade to the Alvear Art Hotel (please enquire for prices). Take a half-day city tour including the colourful port district of La Boca and elegant Recoleta. Optional excursions to the Pampas or Colonia in Uruguay are also available. (B)


Fly to Iguazú and stay for 2 nights at the Mercure Iguazú Hotel. Optional upgrade to the Melia Iguazú inside the park (please enquire for supplements). Explore the Argentinian and Brazilian sides of the falls. (B)


Fly to London, via Rio, with British Airways. (B)


Early afternoon arrival in London. (N)

Meal basis:

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.


Northern Civilisations extension to Train to Machu Picchu
Northern Civilisations
4 Nights from £895

Northern Peru contains a wealth of pre-Inca archaeological sites. This extension ventures off the tourist trail and combines adobe pyramids and fascinating museums with the colonial heritage of Trujillo, a former port of call for the Spanish treasure fleet.


Fly to Chiclayo, via Lima. Transfer to Casa Andina Select for 2 nights and visit the Museum of the Royal Tombs of Sipan to see gold and turquoise pottery and textiles. (B)


Transfer along the desert road to Trujillo, visiting El Brujo pyramid complex and the Lady of Cao Museum en route. Stay 2 nights at the centrally located Wyndham Costa del Sol Trujillo. (B)


Tour the Sun and Moon pyramids and Chan Chan, ancient capital of the Chimu culture and the largest adobe city. (B, L)


Fly to Lima to connect to an evening British Airways flight to London, arriving the following day. (B) (N)

Meal basis:

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.


Galapagos (Santa Cruz) Extension to Train to Machu Picchu
Galapagos
5 Nights from £0

Take a pre-tour to the Galapagos islands and discover their fascinating wildlife. The islands are best explored aboard an expedition cruiser and combined with a 2-night stay in Quito.


Fly to Quito via Madrid and transfer to the Hilton Colon for a 2-night stay. Enjoy a day at leisure to explore the city or visit the Middle of the World monument. (B)


Fly to the Galapagos via Guayaquil and board your selected cruise vessel for 3 or 4 nights. Longer cruises are also available. Take daily shore excursions to explore the various islands with their unique landscapes and endemic wildlife. (B, L, D)


Fly to Lima via Guayaquil and join the rest of the group. (An additional night in Lima may also be required on certain departures.) (B)

Meal Basis:

(B) = Breakfast, (L) = Lunch, (D) = Dinner, (N) = No Meals

Price

Available on request.

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.


Nazca & Paracas Pre-Tour to Train to Machu Picchu
Nazca & Paracas
2 Nights from £695

Travel along the coast south of Lima to see the Nazca Lines, mysterious drawings in the desert depicting animals and geometric shapes left by pre-Inca civilisations. Take a boat to the Ballestas islands, home to sea lion colonies, Humbolt penguins and an incredible concentration of sea birds.


Fly to Lima and drive to Paracas (approximately 3.5 hours). Stay at La Hacienda Bahia, set in the bay, for 2 nights. Upgrade to Hotel Paracas, a Luxury Collection Resort, from £105 per person (B).


Transfer to nearby Pisco airport and take a light aircraft to Nazca for a flight over the mysterious desert geoglyphs. (B)


Morning cruise to the Ballestas islands to observe cormorants, Peruvian boobies, pelicans and noisy sea lions. Transfer to Lima airport and take an overnight flight to London with British Airways. (B)


Afternoon arrival in London. (N)

Meal basis:

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.


Northern Beaches
Northern Beaches
4 Nights from £745

With their proximity to the equator, the Pacific beaches of the north around Tumbes and Máncora offer year-round sunshine and excellent seafood, ideal for relaxing at the end of your trip to Peru.


Fly to Talara, via Lima, and drive to laid-back Máncora (approximately 1 hour 30 minutes). Stay at the Arennas Máncora for 4 nights. (B)


Days at leisure by the beach. Between August and October it is possible to see humpback whales breaching from the water. (B)


Fly to London, via Lima, with British Airways, arriving the following day. (B) (N)

Meal basis:

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.


Peruvian Rainforest (Puerto Maldonado) Extension to Train to Machu Picchu
Peruvian Rainforest
2 Nights from £425

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 ecosystems.


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 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)


(N)

Meal basis:

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Extension:

It is possible to leave Cuzco a day earlier and spend 3 nights at Puerto Maldonado (please enquire for supplements).

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.


Rio de Janeiro & Iguaçu
Rio de Janeiro & Iguaçu
4 Nights from £1295

Combine your trip to Peru with vibrant Brazil. Visit Rio de Janeiro’s celebrated landmarks and the awe-inspiring Iguaçu Falls, surrounded by dense tropical vegetation. Clients taking this extension will leave a day earlier and not have a day at leisure in Cuzco. Please note that the entry fees at the Iguazú and Iguaçu national parks are not included.


Morning flight to Iguaçu, via Lima and stay for 2 nights at the Recanto Park Hotel, or optional upgrade to the Belmond Hotel das Cataratas inside the national park. (B)


Full-day tour of the Argentinian and Brazilian sides of these amazing falls. (B)


Fly to Rio de Janeiro and transfer to the beachfront Windsor California Hotel for 2 nights (Superior room). Full-day tour of Rio, including Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf mountain. (B)


Evening flight to London with British Airways, arriving the following day. (B) (N)

Meal basis:

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.


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Dates & prices

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Guideline Prices

Low season from £3,495 per person

High season from £3,595 per person

 

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

 
  • • 4- & 5-star accommodation
    • Direct international flights with British Airways
    • Internal flights
    • Flexible - extensions, room & flight upgrades available
    • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
    • Experienced local tour guides in each destination
    • 14 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 2 dinners
    • Guided sightseeing & entrance fees
    • Porterage at airports and stations
    • Inti Raymi+, Easter & Christmas departures

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