Begin your trip in the heart of Peru's bustling capital, Lima before flying on to the UNESCO World Heritage city of Cusco and transfer to the Sacred Valley, to explore the Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo. Continue to the highlight of the trip, the spectacular Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. Discover the ancient ruins with a local guide who will bring the site to life and tell you all about the Incan Empire.
After Machu Picchu, return to Cusco for two nights in the enchanting historic city and take a half-day tour to explore the eclectic mix of pre-Columbian, Inca and Spanish colonial architecture. You will end your tour with a final night back in Lima.
Discover the beautiful city of Lima
Visit Inca ruins in the magical Sacred Valley
See Machu Picchu with an expert guide to bring it to life
Explore charming streets of Cusco
Day 1 - Lima
Days 2 & 3 – Sacred Valley
Day 4 – Machu Picchu
Days 5 & 6 – Cusco
Day 7 – Lima
Day 8 – Depart Lima
Any element of this holiday can be tailormade to your requirements, including the places you want to see and the things that are important to you. Just contact one of our Travel Specialists today.
Arrive in Lima and spend a night in Peru's bustling capital city. The following morning, enjoy a half-day tour visiting some of the city’s highlights including the main square and cathedral.
Today you will fly to Cusco and transfer to the Sacred Valley for two nights. Enjoy a full-day tour exploring the ancient Inca sites of Ollantaytambo and Chinchero.
Meals Day 2: B, Day 3: B & L
Today you will climb aboard the train to Machu Picchu. Here you will discover Peru's most iconic attraction with a guide to explain all about the history of the Incan Empire. You will spend the night at the small town of Aguas Calientes, and the following morning, a second entry ticket is included for you to further explore the citadel at your own leisure (unguided).
Meals: B & L
After your morning at Machu Picchu, you will take the train to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Cusco. Discover the charming streets of the Inca capital on a half-day city tour including San Blas and the San Pedro market.
Meals Day 5: B, Day 6: B
Enjoy time at leisure to explore Cusco some more before flying back to Lima for your final night.
You will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.
(Valid for 2022 departures, based on 2 people sharing a room. 2023 prices from £1,549 pp)
International flights to Peru from the UK start from £589 per person
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7 nights’ accommodation
10 meals; 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches
Half-day city tours of Lima and Cusco
Half-day guided tour of Machu Picchu & 2nd entrance tickets
Full day tour of Ollantaytambo and Chinchero
All transfers and domestic flights as per the itinerary
International flights if not added
Meals not indicated in your itinerary
Local departure taxes payable locally
Items of a personal nature such as laundry and drinks etc
Tips for guides and drivers (discretionary)
Camera or video fees at any sites
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