Located at an altitude of 3,310 metres, Cuzco is one of the most beautiful and enchanting cities in South America.Read more >
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Fly from London (regional connections available) to Lima with BA and stay for 2 nights at the Casa Andina Premium Miraflores. Take a morning city tour, including Casa Aliaga, the oldest colonial mansion in Lima, and the architectural masterpiece of San Francisco monastery. (N) (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 Belmond Las Casitas. (B, L)Days 6-7: Lake Titicaca
Early morning excursion to Condor’s Cross, to see magnificent condors 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 and take a full-day tour of the floating Uros reed islands and Taquile Island. (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 £115 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)Days 13-14: Cuzco
Half-day tour of the Inca capital including the San Blas district, the cathedral and the extraordinary Temple of the Sun at Koricancha. Day 14 is 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 † Inti Raymi festival
The 16 June 2021 departure coincides with the Inti Raymi festival (see p169) and has a modified itinerary. It includes a stay at the Sonesta Hotel in Cuzco and a full day of ceremonial celebrations in honour of the Sun god.* Tour standards:
Superior tour departures are based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.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.Optional upgrades
On day 11, upgrade to Belmond Sanctuary Lodge from £295, subject to availability. On day 12, the supplement to stay at Belmond Hotel Monasterio is from £165 per person.Private & tailor-made travel:
This itinerary 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 to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online
Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo is situated in five hectares of cloud forest garden beside the Urubamba river, a five-minute walk from the station at Aguas Calientes. The hotel rooms are spread throughout Andean village-style cottages dotted throughout the gardens, each room offering 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 a small organic tea plantation. There are regular buses to the site of Machu Picchu, a journey of 30 minutes. Features: 81 rooms, restaurant, cafe, spa. Room amenities: Safe, en suite bathroom
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.
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 & suites, restaurant, bar, outdoor swimming pool.<br>Room amenities: Television, hairdryer, safe, bathrobes, Wi-Fi.
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<br>Features: 92 rooms, restaurant, lobby bar, fitness room, spa service, Wi-Fi.<br>Room amenities: Television, heating, safe, hairdryer.
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.<br>Room amenities: Television, safe, hairdryer, air conditioning, heating, coffee facilities.
Occupying an 18th-century mansion, the Casa Andina Premium 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 a fountain, a colonial bar and a stylish restaurant decorated with traditional paintings.Features: 93 rooms, restaurant, bar, massage room, ATM, Wi-Fi.<br>Room amenities: Television, safe, hairdryer, heating.
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.
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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*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
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