Overview & Highlights
Inspired by Michael Bond's classic books and the 2014 hit movie, this 14-day family adventure is a unique opportunity to meet and learn about the endangered spectacled bears in their own environment.
- Guided tour of Lima’s street life and markets
- Sipan and Royal Tombs Museum, Chiclayo
- Excursion from Chaparri Lodge
- Choco Museum, Cusco
- Cusco walking tour
- Guided visit to Pisaq market and ruins, Sacred Valley
- Guided tour to Pumamarca and Huilloc
- Guided tour of Machu Picchu
The enchanting, loveable bear from 'darkest Peru' who ended up in Paddington station may not know much about his native land, but would no doubt enjoy this holiday which is ideal for all the family. Offering the chance to see real live Peruvian spectacled bears in their own natural environment, the holiday also explores magnificent Inca ruins with a backdrop of snow-spangled Andean peaks in the Sacred Valley of the Incas and at Machu Picchu, further downstream, where the Urubamba river crashes towards the Amazon basin.
Transfer to hotel in Miraflores
A unique day exploring the street life and markets of Lima
Fly to Chiclayo and transfer to your hotel
Full day guided excursion to Sipan and the Royal Tombs Museum
Transfer to Chaparri Eco-Lodge. Guided excursions from the lodge.
Return to Chiclayo for one night
Fly to Cusco via Lima and transfer to your hotel. Visit the Choco museum in the afternoon.
Walking city tour
Explore the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Overnight there
Walking tour around Huilloc and Pumamarca.
By train to Machu Picchu, guided tour. Overnight nearby.
Optional revisit to the site or visit the Spectacled bear project, return to Cusco.
Transfer to the airport and fly to Lima. Connect with you international flight home
What our clients say
97% of our clients rated their experience with us as Excellent or Good.
Very efficient with the booking process and very helpful with his service throughout. Adam was always prompt and helpful in answering all our questions prior to departure.IR, London
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Our specialists have been expertly crafting award-winning tailor-made holidays to Latin America for 40 years. We would be delighted to create a truly personalised trip which perfectly matches your wishes and requirements.
Kathryn Rhodes - Travel Consultant
Kathryn backpacked across Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Peru before joining us. She has a degree in Philosophy and French and is a keen netball player.
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