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Lead Price
From £2395pp
11 days & 9 nights
Itinerary Type
Tailor Made
Holiday Type
General Interest
Tour Highlights

Classic Peru

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.


DAY 1: Fly to Lima
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Fly to Lima

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

Accommodation: Jose Antonio Lima
DAY 2: Lima
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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)

Accommodation: Jose Antonio Lima
DAY 3: Fly to Cuzco • Sacred Valley
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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 Villa Urubamba Hotel. (B)

Accommodation: Villa Urubamba Hotel
DAY 4: Sacred Valley / Ollantaytambo
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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)

Accommodation: Villa Urubamba Hotel
DAY 5: Machu Picchu
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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)

Accommodation: El MaPi
DAY 6: Cuzco
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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 Cuzco for 2 nights. (B)

Accommodation: Los Portales Cuzco
DAY 7: Cuzco
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Morning tour of the city. Optional visit to nearby ruins or a local museum. (B)

Accommodation: Los Portales Cuzco
DAY 8: Puno
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Cross the altiplano by road or train*, past mountain villages and hillside terraces. Stay at Jose Antonio Puno for 2 nights (B, L)

Accommodation: Jose Antonio Puno
DAY 9: Lake Titicaca
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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)

Accommodation: Jose Antonio Puno
DAY 10: To London
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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
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Afternoon arrival. (N)

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

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The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Excellent Value
  • Direct British Airways flights
  • Overnight at Machu Picchu
  • Superb Introduction to Peru
Low Season
From £2,395 per person
High Season
From £2,495 per person

What's included

  • 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

Important information

Standard tour
Simpler in emphasis, these itineraries typically feature 4-star or good 3-star accommodation throughout, or the best alternative elsewhere.
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.
Guideline prices
Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin/double-room. Single supplement available on request. Pricing is indicative and may be subject to change due to external factors such as variable flight prices.
Meal basis
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
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