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Classic Peru

Private Travel | General interest 11 Days & 9 Nights Lead-in price: £2295 Current prices from: £2295

Enjoy a taste of Peru on this introductory tour of some of the country's most famous sights. Discover the colonial-era wonders of Lima and Cuzco. Explore the Sacred Valley of the Incas and visit a local market and the impressive Ollantaytambo fortress. Stay overnight by the spectacular Incan city of Machu Picchu and take a boat ride on beautiful Lake Titicaca, high in the Andes.

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  • Excellent Value
  • Direct British Airways flights
  • Overnight at Machu Picchu
  • Superb Introduction to Peru
  • Stay in 4- & 5 star accommodation
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Standard Private Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Lima

Fly from London to Lima with British Airways (operational only on certain days of the week from April to October / other airlines fly indirect year round). Stay for 2 nights at Jose Antonio or similar. (N)

Day 2: Lima

Morning city tour of Lima, one of the major cities in the Spanish conquest of the Americas. Perhaps add an optional visit to the Larco museum, or a culinary tour with a visit to a local market and cooking lesson. (B)

Day 3: Fly to Cuzco • Sacred Valley

Morning flight to Cuzco, set in the Andes mountains. Transfer to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, visiting the indigenous market at Pisac en route. Stay 2 nights at Hatun Valley. (B)

Day 4: Sacred Valley / Ollantaytambo

Day at leisure. Optional tours include a visit to the Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo, an excursion to see the Maras salt pans and Moray, or a trip to see a local community. (B)

Day 5: Machu Picchu

Transfer to Ollanta station and take the train to Machu Picchu, one of the world’s great travel experiences. Take a guided tour of the ruins and stay at El Mapi Hotel for 1 night. (B, D)

Day 6: Cuzco

Morning at leisure (optional excursions available – please advise at time of booking if you wish to revisit the ruins) before returning to Cuzco. This ancient Inca capital has Spanish churches and mansions, which sit alongside Inca remains. Transfer to Los Portales for 2 nights. (B)

Day 7: Cuzco

Morning tour of the city. Optional visit to nearby ruins or a local museum. (B)

Day 8: Puno

Cross the altiplano by road or train*, past mountain villages and hillside terraces. Stay at Jose Antonio Puno for 2 nights (B, L)

Day 9: Lake Titicaca

Full-day visit to Taquile Island and the floating islands of shimmering blue Lake Titicaca, one of the world’s highest navigable lakes. (B, L)

Day 10: To London

Morning at leisure or take an optional visit to the Sillustani graves en route to the airport. Afternoon flight to Lima and on to London, with British Airways. (B)

Day 11 London:

Afternoon arrival. (N)

Meal Basis:

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

Important information Standard tour

This tour is based in 3- and 4-star accommodation.

Optional supplements*:

It is also possible to travel on the Titicaca train from Cuzco to Puno (operates Wed, Fri & Sun) or upgrade your hotel accommodation to Casa Andina Premium hotels or Belmond properties. Please inquire for details and prices.

Single supplement

Available on request.

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.

Standard private tour accommodation

  • 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.

  • El MaPi Hotel by Inkaterra
    El MaPi Hotel by Inkaterra

    El MaPi, owned by Inkaterra, is located in the village of Aguas Calientes, just a few minutes' walk from the train station and the Machu Picchu bus station. This smart contemporary hotel offer comfortable guestrooms with modern amenities and an organic spa, located on the top floor of the hotel, with panoramic views over the cloud forest.

  • Casa Andina Premium Valle Sagrado Hotel & Villas
    Casa Andina Premium Valle Sagrado Hotel & Villas

    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.

  • Casa Andina Premium Miraflores
    Casa Andina Premium Miraflores

    The Casa Andina Premium Miraflores is located in the heart of the Miraflores district in Lima, close to Kennedy Park. It is a medium-sized hotel with guestrooms decorated in a contemporary style with local Peruvian textiles and art. Features: 148 rooms, restaurant, cafe, swimming pool, gym, sauna, ATM, Wi-Fi. Room amenities: Television, safe, hairdryer, air conditioning, heating, coffee facilities. Please note there is a new hotel being built adjacent to the Casa Andina Premium, due to be completed by the end of 2021. Work is being carried out 8am-5pm and rooms nearest the construction are not being used. We've been advised that there should be no disruption to clients.

  • Casa Andina Premium Cuzco
    Casa Andina Premium Cuzco

    Occupying an 18th-century mansion, Casa Andina Premium Cuzco is in the colonial part of Cuzco, beside Limacpampa square and just a few blocks' walk from the main square. The hotel's rooms combine traditional local furnishings with modern comforts. 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. Room amenities: Television, safe, hairdryer, heating.

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Dates & prices

CPE2021

Guideline Prices

Low season from £1995 per person

High season from £2095 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.

 
  • • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
    • UK departure and overseas airport taxes
    • Accommodation, itinerary & meal basis as described
    • Local Transfers in a private chauffeur-driven vehicle
    • The support (if required) of an English speaking local representative
    • Local guides and entrance fees where applicable

Destinations on this tour

  • The Sacred Valley

    The Sacred Valley of the Incas is the perfect place to explore, relax and unwind either...

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  • Lima

    Lima lies on the Pacific coast and offers some of Peru's finest museums and monuments, a...

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  • Cuzco

    Located at an altitude of 3,310 metres, Cuzco is one of the most beautiful and enchanting cities in South America.

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  • Machu Picchu

    One 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...

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  • Cuzco

    Located at an altitude of 3,310 metres, Cuzco is one of the most beautiful and enchanting cities in South America.

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  • Puno

    Puno lies on the western shore of Lake Titicaca and is used as a base to visit the the...

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