Highlights of Peru

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Our most popular holiday in Peru, the ancient allure of Machu Picchu and Sacred Valley meet the buzz and bustle of Lima and Cusco with time spent with Insiders who share personal tales of their beloved country.You'll enjoy Insider moments like… learning to weave in the Sacred Valley, watching centuries-old dyeing techniques, passed from mother to daughter, as...

Overview

Trip type
Group Tour
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Moderate

Highlights

    • City tours of Lima and Cusco
    • Visitthe outdoor market at Pisac, the ruins at Ollantaytambo, 15thcentury fortress of Machu Picchu, historic Sacsayhuaman and the Larco Museum in Lima
    • Scenic drive through the Sacred Valley
    • Iconic train journey aboard the Vistadome train

What's this trip about?

    Our most popular holiday in Peru, the ancient allure of Machu Picchu and Sacred Valley meet the buzz and bustle of Lima and Cusco with time spent with Insiders who share personal tales of their beloved country.You'll enjoy Insider moments like… learning to weave in the Sacred Valley, watching centuries-old dyeing techniques, passed from mother to daughter, as the weavers keep their Andean traditions alive. Meeting the curator of the world's largest private collection of pre-Columbian art at the Larco Museum in Lima. And you hear tales of Dr. Diez Canseco's illustrious ancestors, as you tour his mansion, a traditional country house, and settle down to a home-cooked Peruvian meal with him.

Details

Itinerary focusOperator does not provide
Group sizeStandard Group - 25 + people
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportAll internal ground transport included
Start CityLima
End CityLima

Travel Themes

  • 50 plus
  • Cultural
  • Eco, Sustainable & Green Travel
  • Transformative

Destinations

  • South America
  • Peru

Attractions

  • Andes Mountains
  • Cusco
  • Lima
  • Machu Picchu
  • Ollantaytambo
  • Sacred Valley

Activities

  • Culture
  • Educational/ learning
  • Hiking
  • Historic sightseeing
  • Homestays & Cultural Immersion
  • Nature
  • Ruins & Archaeology
  • Trains & Rail

Trip includes

    • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
    • Hand-picked 4 and 5 star accommodation
    • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
    • Optional Experiences and free time
    • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
    • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
    • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
    • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
    • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
    • VIP entry to many sights
    • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
    • 7 nights First Class accommodation
    • A Trafalgar Bonus – All Intra-Air Flights: Lima to Cusco and Cusco to Lima, including porter service at all airports

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Itinerary

Travel Map

Day 1 ARRIVE LIMA (2 NIGHTS)

Bienvenidos a Lima, founded in 1535 by conquistador Francisco Pizarro who dubbed it the “City of Kings.” A local host will greet you and take you to your hotel in San Isidro, one of Lima's exclusive neighbourhoods bustling with shops and restaurants (check in time 3 p...

Day 2 LIMA FREE TIME AND SIGHTSEEING

Kick back, relax and enjoy your morning at the hotel, or perhaps venture out to do some exploring of your own. At lunchtime, meet your Travel Director and head to Casa Diez Canseco, the private home of an illustrious Lima family, and meet the friendly owner for a Welc...

Day 3 LIMA – CUSCO – SACRED VALLEY

Take a morning flight to Cusco and head for the Sacred Valley. Stop at Awanakancha, a living museum of the Peruvian Andes, where you can see and interact with llamas, alpacas and vicuñas. Enjoy a picnic box lunch before visiting the vibrant market of Pisac where local...

Day 4 SACRED VALLEY – MACHU PICCHU

After breakfast, head to Ollantaytambo to visit this famous Inca stronghold built from immense blocks of stone. Learn about Inca history as you tour the ruins of the hilltop fortress. Next, board the Vistadome train for the journey to the great citadel of the Incas (l...

Day 5 MACHU PICCHU – CUSCO (2 NIGHTS)

Return to Machu Picchu to continue exploring on your own. If you're feeling adventurous, hike up to the Gate of the Sun for stunning views over the fortress and the valley below. Or view the incredible stonework and the amazing feats of engineering required to transpo...

Day 6 CUSCO SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

This morning, embark on a tour of Cusco, the “Imperial City,” and the capital of the Incas during their reign. This lively city, rich in history, bears marks of both the Inca and Spanish who came after them. Enjoy an introduction to the highlights of the city, includi...

Day 7 CUSCO – LIMA

Fly back to Lima late this morning and enjoy an afternoon on your own to do some more exploring, pick up souvenirs or just relax. Later, meet a Local Specialist and curator at the Larco Museum, which houses the largest private collection of pre-Columbian art in the wo...

Day 8 DEPART LIMA

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight or extend your stay at the Novotel Lima. Continental Breakfast Full Breakfast

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Price per day$313
Last Updated: 7/16/2018

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  • 2 lunches (including Be My Guest)
  • 4 dinners
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