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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.
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.
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 most affordable train option to Machu Picchu does not compromise on the onboard experience. Travelling through the Sacred Valley of the Incas between Cuzco and Machu Picchu, the Expedition train features comfortable seats in groups of four and colourfully decorated with designs of Incan culture. Views of the passing Andean scenery, Inca terraces and small villages are maximised by the additioin of picture windows in the ceilings. Andean snacks and soft drinks are available to buy throughout the journey.
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 rooms with modern amenities and an organic spa, located on the top floor of the hotel, with panormanic views over the cloud forest.Features: 130 rooms, restaurant, bar, spa, sauna, Wi-Fi.<br>Room amenities: Television, telephone, safe, hairdryer.
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.
Low season from £1995 per person
High season from £2095 per person
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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.
*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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