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Explore Peru's many wonders in
ultimate style and comfort aboard South
America's only luxury sleeper train.
Begin the tour with explorations of Lima
and the spectacular Inca ruins of the
Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu before
boarding the Belmond Andean Explorer
train. This magnificent rail journey
traverses the Andes from Cuzco, the
former capital of the Inca empire, to the
shores of Lake Titicaca and on to the
'White City' of Arequipa, offering a true
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Fly from London (regional connections
available) to Lima with British Airways and
transfer to the boutique Atemporal for an
overnight stay. (N)
Morning tour of Lima's colonial centre. Afternoon
flight to Cuzco and continue to the Sacred Valley
for a 2-night stay at the Inkaterra Hacienda
Urubamba, offering superb views of the valley. (B)
Visit the Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo, an
astounding feat of construction and ingenuity.
Afternoon at leisure or take an optional tour to
a local community, the Maras salt flats or the
circular terraces at Moray. (B)
Drive to Ollanta and take the Vistadome train
to Machu Picchu (or upgrade to the Belmond
Hiram Bingham train). Tour the spectacular
ruins and stay overnight at the Sumaq /
Inkaterra Machu Picchu. (B, L, D)
Morning at leisure or further explore Machu
Picchu (purchase ticket at time of booking).
Return by rail to Cuzco and transfer to the
Palacio del Inka, a Luxury Collection Hotel,
for 2 nights. Upgrade to the Belmond Hotel
Monasterio from £115. (B)
Half-day tour of Cuzco, including the cathedral
and the impressive Inca temple of Koricancha. (B)
Board the luxurious Belmond Andean Explorer
for a 2-night journey to Arequipa via Lake
Titicaca. Relax over lunch as you pass high
Andean peaks, mountain streams and cultivated
terraces. Stop off at the pre-Incan site of Rachi and watch the sun set over La Raya mountain
range. Enjoy a carefully designed three-course
dinner with local ingredients and overnight in a
bunk-bed cabin (upgrades available). (B, L, D)
Watch the sun rise over Lake Titicaca before a
full-day visit to the floating Uros reed islands
and Taquile to discover traditional music and
ancient weaving techniques. In the evening, the
train continues on its journey. (B, L, D)
Wake to spellbinding views of Lake Lagunillas.
Visit ancient rock paintings, spot vicuñas and
soak up spectacular views of volcanoes and
altiplano scenery on the final leg to Arequipa.
Brief panoramic tour of the ‘White City’
before flying to Lima for a final night at the
Atemporal. (B, L)
Fly to London with British Airways, arriving the
next day. (B) (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Featuring some of the most luxurious accommodation throughout the tour. Prices are based on the standard category, unless otherwise indicated.
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